8 Great Steakhouses Best Steakhouses to Visit this Valentine’s Day
Here’s a round up of where to take your meat-loving partner for a luxurious and juicy steak this Valentine’s Day
Looking to impress your loved one this Valentine’s Day? You can’t go wrong with pampering them with a perfectly marbled and impeccably cooked steak, paired with some red wine. Here’s a round-up of some of the best steakhouses in town that will ensure you and your date have an unforgettable celebration.
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Located on the third floor of Swissotel Stamford Hotel, Wooloomooloo, boasting floor-to-ceiling windows, is the perfect spot to enjoy premium beef cuts and wines while taking in sweeping views of the city’s skyline.
Helmed by Chef Sunny Saini, the menu features an impressive selection of premium meats from Australia, available in a variety of different cuts. A must-try is the 350-day grain-fed Wagyu Tomahawk from Queensland, Australia, grilled to perfection, boasting a slightly-charred exterior and juicy, tender meat. The size of the tomahawk ranges from 1.2kg to 2.2kg, making it perfect for sharing.
Alternatively, opt for the five-course Valentine’s Day menu ($298++ per couple), spotlighting an array of premium ingredients like oscietra caviar, oysters, blue swimmer crab, and grass-fed Australian filet mignon.
Address: Level 3, Swissotel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882
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Nestled within W Hotel Singapore on Sentosa Island, Skirt is a stylish grill restaurant reputed for serving prime cuts of meat and fresh, sustainably sourced seafood, deftly cooked on a parilla grill. Meat connoisseurs will appreciate the extended selection of Australian wagyu, especially the 2GR Wagyu Striploin (MS6, prized for its rich, sweet and buttery flavours. For those who prefer a balance between meat and marbling, they should not miss the Tajima Wagyu ribeye (MS 5-6). Other coveted cuts include the Australian Black Angus Porterhouse (1.3kg) and the T-Bone Steak (900g) – both are great choices for couples looking to share. Be sure to pick a bottle of wine from their extensive wine list featuring over 100 labels from around the world. If you’re not familiar, their sommelier will be more than happy to recommend one that goes with your choice of steak.
Address: W Sentosa, Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374
Sexy Cow Prime Steak and Seafood
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The stalwart steakhouse has been winning meat lovers over with its well executed steaks, cooked on the restaurant’s “charzilla” – a specially crafted charcoal grill, giving the meats an outstanding char, and a distinctive flavour and aroma. Diners can pick from a selection of premium Australian beef cuts including striploin, tenderloin, ribeye, and tomahawk. For those who prefer variety, order the signature Sexycow Meat Platter, offering three premium-grade cuts of Australian beef and lamb – all aged in-house for up to four weeks, resulting in extremely tender and flavourful meats.
Another notable highlight not to be missed is the Tenderloin Truffle, boasting perfectly cooked Australian tenderloin wrapped in Parma ham, and served with homemade truffle sauce and fresh truffle shavings.
For couples looking to indulge this Valentine’s Day, the restaurant is offering a seven-course menu featuring a good mix of seafood and meat items that is bound to please even the most discerning taste buds – highlights include the lobster soup, crab ravioli, and lamb rack with perigot truffle.
Address: Ground Floor, The Millennia Tower, 62 Soi Langsuan, Lumphini, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330
New York Steakhouse
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Located within the JW Marriott Hotel, New York Steakhouse easily makes the cut as one of the best steak restaurants in the city. Apart from its stunning decor – the interiors have been designed to recall a classical New York style steakhouse, the establishment is drawing crowds with its unparalleled, personalised service, and extensive selection of prime meats. The menu has clearly been designed to cater to the true steak connoisseur, featuring imported cuts from around the world including Australia. For those who prefer more flavourful meats, the 45-Day Aged Australian Wagyu is sure to hit the spot, while the Westholme Porterhouse (MS4+) is perfect for sharing among two diners. Alternatively, go for the Grain-Fed Australian Wagyu, available in different cuts: tenderloin, striploin and ribeye.
Address: 2nd Floor, JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok, 4 Sukhumvit Road Soi 2, Klongtoey, 10110
Cutt & Grill
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Pining for a holiday Down Under? Savour the best of Australian beef and lamb at Cutt & Grill, offering a selection of wagyu cuts served in a warm and cosy atmosphere. Diners will feel right at home here, with waitstaff who are knowledgeable about the menu providing service that is attentive but unobtrusive.
We recommend ordering their signature Australian Wagyu Tomahawk (MB6+) to share, and while the staff can advise you on the meat’s doneness, medium-rare is the default choice to fully enjoy the flavour and texture of wagyu beef. For those who prefer smaller and leaner cuts, the Sirloin or the Tenderloin are tender and offer great texture and flavour.
Address: Jalan Suryo No. 34, Senopati, Jakarta Selatan.
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If a classic steakhouse experience is what you’re after, a trip to this Italian-American chophouse, listed on 50 Best Discovery, is in order. Helmed by Chef Luca Pezzera, the establishment offers an impressive selection of prime meats including the Bistecca Fiorentina (1kg) which has been dry-aged for 45 days, and a selection of Grade 5 Australian Wagyu and Australian Black Angus. While the meats alone are sufficient to keep carnivores satisfied, your experience wouldn’t be complete without trying the other Italian dishes like the Pancetta-Wrapped Hokkaido Scallops, and the Homemade Tagliatelle served with Wagyu Beef Bolognese. Their wine list is also extensive; be sure to order a glass or two to complete the experience.
Address: Ground Floor, PIK Avenue Mall, Jalan Pantai Indah Utara I No.6, Penjaringan.
Rico South American Steakhouse
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Located along a small street off Ba Trieu Street, this South American steakhouse is well-regarded for its charming interiors as it is for its wood-fired grilled meats. While diners flock here for the steaks, the establishment’s signature beef wellington is a show stopper not-to-be missed, boasting a perfectly succulent Australian beef tenderloin cooked to medium-rare perfection, with a dusky pink centre, encased within a golden, buttery puff pastry.
Address: 56 Tran Quoc Toan, Tran Hung Dao, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Stoker Woodfired Grill & Bar
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Since opening in 2015, this establishment has earned a reputation for serving some of the best steaks in the city. Helmed by Executive Chef George Bloomfield who has worked in Melbourne and Tokyo, the establishment features a wood-fired oven and a custom made wood-fired grill, each using different types of wood to impart nuanced smoky flavours to the dishes. The menu spotlights an extensive selection of premium quality meats, oven roasted seafood, and an array of fresh locally sourced produce. Crowd favourites that are a must-try here include the 14-day dry aged Australian Lamb Chop cooked over acacia wood, and served with scorched yoghurt and lime. Enjoy the dishes with a glass of wine or some well-executed classic cocktails like the Old Fashioned and Tequila Mockingbird.
Address: 44 Mac Thi Buoi Street, Ben Nghe., D.1, Ho Chi Minh City