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Friday, 13 October 2006

Review: Maredo's Steakhouse


We're going for some steaks today over at Maredo's Steakhouse, an Argentinean steakhouse, located in Crown Regency Hotel. Went there for lunch with my colleagues recently after hearing that they serves reasonabily priced set lunches.

Interior on the inner portion of the restaurant is a bit dim with loads of photos, paintings and statues that exude warmth to the large dining area.


We checked out the set lunch menu. There were 2 sets, Executive Set Lunch and House Set Lunch. Executive Set Lunch at RM45++ (5% Government Tax and 10% Service Charge) has 4 courses of buffet salad from the salad bar, a soup, main course of either beef steak or fish, dessert of the day and ends with coffee or tea. The House Set Lunch which costed RM24++; consists of buffet salad, 4 choices of main course (beef stew, baked fish fillet, spaghetti and rump steak) to pick from and iced lemon tea. Quite a steal I would say.

Since all of us opted for set lunches, we got to pick our salad from this salad bar.

maredo salad bar

The choices are pretty good and the selections are fresh. From this close-up, let me recall what were the choices, french beans, corns, tomatoes in olive oil, lettuces, cucumber, potato salad, fruits etc etc...

maredo salad bar RM25++

Since there were quite a number of us, we got a mixture of orders. So I'm going to quickly run thru the main courses. The following were the main courses from the House Set Lunch. This is the Grilled Rump Steak with Tomato Chimichurri, Manchego Cheese and Baked Potato. My colleague, Ed gave a thumb up for the presentation haha...

maredo rump steak2

I had the rump steak too, done medium, which turned out good. The meat was tender... just look at the pinkish centre! Literally melt in your mouth. The Tomato Chimichurri made of tomatoes, olive oil, vinegar/lemon juice, garlic and herbs; is a popular sauce used in Argentina lent a refreshing taste to the steak rather than the usual brown or black pepper sauce.

maredo rump steak1

SL's Spaghetti With Chicken and Asparagus. I didn't taste this but the smell that wafted over was great!

maredo pasta

Y's Oven Baked Fish Fillet With Lemon Capers Sauce, Mashed Potatoes and Broccolli. Y said the mash was great but after a few bites and little digging, she noted that the fish was not thoroughly cooked. It was sent back to the kitchen for further cooking. The fish returned looking more tanned and of course cooked.

maredo fish

BamBam and PhatMan ordered the Executive Set that came with a tomato based soup, nothing special there they told us.

maredo soup

Both of them asked for the Grilled Rib-eye With Black Pepper Gravy, Jacket Potato and Vegetables of the day. Looked good to us. In this pic, the potato was missing and it came later.

steak in executive set lunch

Their dessert of the day... a mango mousse I think or was it a pudding. Whatever... PhatMan said it was delicious.

maredo mango mousse

Some of today's pictures were taken with BamBam's new digicam, a Sony DSC-T10. Since it was his first day using the camera, he was still trying to familiarise with the functions and features. I would say it's a pretty nifty little thing.

Maredo's Steakhouse

Crown Regency Service Apartments,
12, Jalan P. Ramlee,
50250 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-2162 8268
Fax: 03-2162 9268
Operating Hours:
Noon - 1am (Mondays - Thursday)
Noon - 2am (Fridays & Saturdays)
5pm - Midnite (Sundays)

Block E-01-02 & E-01-03,
Plaza Mont Kiara,
2, Jalan Kiara,
50480 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel/Fax: 03-6201 3268
Operatings Hours:
Noon - Midnite (Sundays - Thursdays)
Noon - 1am (Fridays - Saturdays)

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PabloPabla said...

Portion probably a wee bit too small for me! LOL!

Babe_KL said...

PabloPabla, initially thats what the guys have though but by the time they ate their salad, steak and drink... all full already!

chocolalat! said...

looking at the steak pictures at sahur time is def not a good idea for me :P

cookies_cream said...

Yeah wor, just like what pablopabla said, the main course looked quite tiny. But the layout of the presentation was nice! At first I thought this restaurant was the one near the clubs in Jalan P. Ramlee.

J said...

Maredo's steaks are yummy.
I remember I tried a Chocolate dessert there and that was pretty good too.

Have you ever tried La Suisse though? - the steaks there are good too and they have great desserts.

Babe_KL said...

chocolalat, lucky its sahur and not in the late afternoon hehe

cookies_cream, Maredo's is located along there amongst the club. it's next to coffee bean. formerly was deutches haus which is owned by the same owner of maredo's

J, we were too full to eat any dessert. la suisse, ok will check that place next time. i'm not really a steak person but hubby is haha

mh said...

used to near my office, but I've been away and didn't try it since it changed from Deutsches Haus. Will try it when I move back to that area... soon. :)

FooDcrazEE said...

any idea if the beef is grass fed or grain fed ? is it really imported from Argentine ?

boo_licious said...

yum! The Mt Kiara one is having this Sunday promo, all you can eat for a price so if you love steaks, guess you can try it out. Yeah, you shld try La Suisse, that place is still the best.

Babe_KL said...

tekko, its the same management as deutches haus.

mike, according to their website, they claimed their steaks are imported from Argentina and they are all grass fed.

yikes, all you can eat! dun think i can take in so much in one go. thanks anyway boo_licious

Mom to Nic & Belle said...

When I see the title Maredo's and it reminds me of Berlin. I was in Berlin last week and have dinner there. I had the steak promo set with 220 gram steak + a potato with sour cream + salad cost Euro$12.90.

Anonymous said...

Lol babejie, i remember the meal, filling leh, although it looked small, anyhow you can stuff urself on the salad, crisp fresh and cold NICE!

Babe_KL said...

thanks for coming by, Mom to Nic & Belle. yr steak must have been very yummy huh?

haha i told the guys here too, bambam, wat you all said when the steak was laid in front :p

FedericoBrendel said...

Maredo's Argentinian Steakhouse is NOT Argentinian. Neither the owner, nor the quality of meat. It is only a commercial name.
I am from Argentina, and my experience there was poor. Their meat was stringy, a poor cut, that I had to leave behind a third of it. Attention is so-so. Overall the place is poor value.