October 30, 2010 by jotan23
We landed Kota Kinabalu at around 8PM via Cebu Pacific and we were hungry.
We asked our taxi driver to drive us to BRASS MONKEY and since it’s already late, we asked in advance if there would still be taxis around the area around 11pm.
The taxi driver informed us that empty taxis do not frequent the area so we told the him to pick us up at 11pm.
Initially, we had a hard time looking for the place. Luckily, we circled around and found an itsy bitsy sign that says “BRASS MONKEY.“
We were looking for a packed restaurant because when we called earlier from the hotel, they told us that they cannot accept walk-ins anymore as they were full that night.
When we reached the place, there were definitely plenty more seats to be filled.
A friendly waitress approached us and recommended their AUSSIE WAGYU BEEF SIRLOIN (RM 145) served with soup, mashed potato/corn and veggies on the side.
The rest ordered N.Z. TENDERLOIN STEAK (RM 55), GRILLED KING KONG STEAK (RM 38.50) and GRILLED QUEEN KONG STEAK (RM 36).
All steaks were served with Black Pepper or Mushroom Sauce. (I personally prefer the Black Pepper sauce)
This is basically what all our steaks looked like 🙂 almost same size for all 🙂
one word to best describe the steak — DELECTABLE!!!
It was tender, juicy and YUMMY 🙂
However, I wouldn’t recommend getting the WAGYU beef because there was no significant difference from the other steaks.
For our drinks, we ordered the House RED WINE (RM 12.50 per glass),ICE LEMONADE (RM 6.75), FRESH LIME JUICE (RM 5.50) and WATERMELON JUICE (RM 5)
The Watermelon Juice lacked flavor and sweetness.
The Ice Lemonade tasted like old lemons so I advice you not to order that.
Desserts were included with the N.Z. TENDERLOIN and AUSSIE WAGYU BEEF
CHOCOLATE and VANILLA PUDDING came with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Sweetness was just right and texture was perfect!
The owner, Raja Sagaran, even visited our table and made sure that we have a ride back to the hotel before letting us go. (How thoughtful of him. We really appreciated it.)
Indeed, Brass Monkey has the Best Host in Kota Kinabalu!
and we are coming back!
Lot No. 1-0 Lorong Lintas Plaza 4
Lintas Plaza, Kota Kinabalu
Tel Number: 6088261543