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Gobo Upstairs Lounge & Grill

Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur | Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2332 9888
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Ranked #45 of 2,562 Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Steaks grilled to perfection Slick, Sexy and New Age is the only way to describe Gobo Upstairs Lounge & Grill. At the lounge, whilst sipping your favourite martini, whether stirred or shaken, the view of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and the illumination from the surroundings makes a stunning masterpiece to behold. The Lounge makes an impressive beverage menu with cocktails being the specialty and is conducive for before and after dinner cocktails and digestives. At the Grill, enjoy a well-designed dinner in a cosy yet stylish atmosphere. The Grill offers arguably the best steaks with different fine cuts. Gobo Upstairs' team of fine chefs maintains that the best way to enjoy a piece of steak is to have it grilled and that is exactly how they will prepare it for their guests and to their preference. Sauces and accompaniments are available as side orders.
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Nimes, France
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We had a dinner at Gobo Upstairs Grill with my wife. The food was great, I had the biggest rib eye steak I have ever seen. The overall ambience is not thrilling, but ok, just feels like part of the hotel. The service was quite good however and always friendly.

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259 reviews 259 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Was staying at the hotel for our passing thru visit before the holidays. Decided to try the steakhouse for my birthday meal. We were not disappointed! A good selection of steaks cooked to perfection. A good wine selection, with great and attentive service. After trying the red wine and saying to the service that it was too cold for our... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Heard a lot about the steaks at this grill and since we were staying at the hotel, we booked a table. Service was snooty (from the manager) when we asked for tap water instead of their still or sparkling water. I'm not entirely sure about Malaysia, but restaurants in Singapore DO serve iced water to guests. Incidentally we ordered wine... More 

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Murray Bridge, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Service could not be faulted. Each course came quickly. Set menu for $440 ringgit per person incl. tasting wine per course. Exceptional quality food immaculately presented on the plate.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

For a hotel restaurant, this is as good as it gets. Service was first class whilst the food was delicious. Not-stop repetitive Xmas music a bit grating on the ears though.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My wife and I were staying at the Traders Hotel in November 2012. We decided to try the Gobo Upstairs Lounge & Grill for dinner one night. I had the steak while my wife had the salmon. Both were delicious!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Food is good but service time is too long. And some of our guest complained that their steak is cold.

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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We booked a late reservation to Gobo and the waiter informed us it may be a wait for meals due to 2 large groups. We ordered 2 mains and some wine. The wait was worth it! Food was incredibly tasty, i had the fish with seafood & angel hair pasta and my husband ordered tenderloin steak. For desert we ordered... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Good quality food in fairly nice environment. Prices are appropriate for the quality and level of service.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Average service, no real charm, functional. Nowhere else to eat in the hotel, except the noise disco bar, so rather disappointed

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Address: Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur | Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 3-2332 9888
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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