Symphony by Chef Jo: This KL Restaurant Is Serving Halal Japanese Wagyu


Cheng Sim •  Apr 23, 2019

Update: We're sad to share that Symphony by Chef Jo is now closed indefinitely, as of December 2019.

There are times when we think about meats more than desserts, snacks and anything else. If you're dreaming about delicious halal Japanese wagyu, there's another restaurant in Kuala Lumpur that will save you from flying to Japan to satiate your craving ?

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Situated at Damansara City Mall in Kuala Lumpur, it's time to add Symphony by Chef Jo to your food list! Known for their eclectic menu, you'll find a variety of culinary selections from smoked duck mapo tofu and salmon teriyaki to lobster thermidor. Just when you think you're spoiled for choices, there's one thing on the menu that deserves your attention more than anything else ?

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Once you're seated, ask the wait staff for the monthly wagyu menu and be treated with a meaty selection that is hard to come by. At Symphony by Chef Jo, the restaurant serves halal Japanese wagyu steak with two types of cuts. If you're splurging on a delicious meal with your loved one, choose a serving of A5 wagyu sirloin that is priced at RM150++ per 100 grams ?

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If you're dining with a large group, you know the succulent F1 Tomahawk will put a smile on everyone's face. For this lip-smacking wagyu, prepare to fork out around RM80++ per 100 grams. It's definitely the perfect treat for any special occasion.

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Depending on the monthly specials, the restaurant also serves one complimentary bottle of INAH Premium Grape Juice with any wagyu dishes. P.S. INAH Premium Grape Juice is non-alcoholic and made entirely from grape juice ?

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If you're ready to head over to Symphony by Chef Jo, remember to make an advance reservation because more time is needed to defrost and prepare the Japanese wagyu meats ?‍?

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Besides that, you might catch a glimpse of the chef and owner himself. Fondly known as Chef Jo, Mr Johari Edrus is best-known for his appearance as a juror in MasterChef Malaysia. With over 40 decades of experience in the industry, you know you will be served with the finest Japanese wagyu you can dream of ?

Address: Symphony by Chef Jo, Jalan Damanlela, Damansara City Mall Lot L1-19 to L1-21, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: Daily, 12PM-10PM

Price: Starting from RM80 per 100g (depending on cuts)

Contact number: +603 2011 7173 (advance reservation is encouraged)

Halal status: As of 27 April 2019, the restaurant is applying for halal certification from JAKIM. All ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers, and the restaurant does not serve alcohol on the premise

Note: For all Japanese wagyu orders, advance reservation is advised because more time is needed to defrost and prepare the meats

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