The shittiest and most unauthentic German food I have ever tasted.
Bavarian Bierhaus in Bukit Bintang might get some name recognition from the popular location at The Curve. Be warned that the two restaurants are nothing alike. I don’t understand how two places can have the exact same name but such a vastly different menu. Bukit Bintang’s Bavarian Bierhaus is nothing but a doppelganger using the same name to cash in on the success of The Curve’s Bavarian Bierhaus.
Ambience & Amenities
Bavarian Bierhaus doesn’t have the look of the titular bierhaus. It’s a standard pub inside, albeit with much more pig statues. Aside from a small handful of booths, most tables are higher than normal, so most guests will have to sit on bar stools. The patio outside has more seating next to a walkway that is a well-used thoroughfare. The TVs around the restaurant played popular music videos tonight, but I’m sure sports get priority if anything is on.
The toilet is outside of the restaurant and inside the Wisma UOA Centre. If you only need to wash hands, guests can use the bar sink next to the opening in the counter. There was some watered-down soap but nothing to dry my hands with.
The menu for Bavarian Bierhaus in Bukit Bintang is nothing like the menu at The Curve. For a supposed Bavarian restaurant, they sure have a lot of Italian dishes and pineapple on the menu. The German options are standard items like pork knuckles and ribs that don’t even sound enticing in their description. I would barely consider Bukit Bintang’s Bavarian Bierhaus a German restaurant. It’s just a pork restaurant and a boring, generic one at that.
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The German beers on tap appear to be only white beers. Happy Hour at Bavarian Bierhaus goes from 5 pm to 9 pm on weekdays. On weekends, the happy hour promo goes all day. Our pints of draught beer cost RM10 less during happy hour. Check the chalkboard at the entrances for food specials, such as buy one get one tapas or 20% off all a la carte items on certain days.
After we ordered beers, we got a small bowl of salted peanuts to munch on. We ordered the Medium Sausage Platter (RM87) to share. The entire dish was instantly a turn-off when it arrived. All six of the sausages were wrinkly, which means that they were from frozen, old or both. They looked like those frankfurters baking under a 7-Eleven heat lamp for too long. The weird pink sauce on the side tasted like mayonnaise – I think they mixed mayo with some red cabbage for colour. We substituted the fries for waffle fries at no extra charge.
The only sausage I wanted a second bite of was the thick one. It had a smoky flavour, but the texture was ruined by the tough, overcooked casing. I’m quite sure that the “German Pepper Sausage” was simply a breakfast banger. The other four sausages literally looked and tasted like basic ass Ramly hot dogs from the grocery store. Just utter filler that probably wasn’t even made of pork. I wouldn’t be surprised if Bavarian Bierhaus cheaped out and served us chicken sausages for RM87. This platter was the most disgusting plate of sausages I had to choke down and the most despicable ripoff I’ve witnessed.
Stay far away from Bavarian Bierhaus in Bukit Bintang. They can’t even cook sausages properly – what chance does the other food have? If I took a German friend here, I would be so fucking embarrassed. Bavarian Bierhaus makes it look like Malaysia doesn’t know how to cook non-Malaysian food at all. A real Bavarian restaurant like Stammtisch isn’t even on the same planet as this place. I’ve even had better German food at random pubs in PJ.
The most common complaint online about Bavarian Bierhaus is the service, and I agree. It wasn’t outright rude, but we were ignored once we sat down. The waitresses seemed to make a point to avoid eye contact, and getting any service required more work than it should have.
I don’t know if Bavarian Bierhaus’ location at The Curve is any better, but our experience today was so terrible that I don’t want to risk it. If you’re in the area and desperately need German food, go to Weissbrau in Pavilion instead. Not only is this the worst German food I have ever tasted, but Bavarian Bierhaus is also the worst restaurant I have ever reviewed.
Price for 2 Pax: RM165.00
Medium Sausage Platter: RM87.00
Erdinger Pint (Weissbrau), Happy Hour: RM29.00
Paulaner Pint, Happy Hour: RM34.00
Address: Wisma UOA Centre KLCC, 21, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 11am – 12am Monday to Friday, 12pm – 10pm Saturday & Sunday
Alcohol Served: Yes