Mad Cow Wine & Grill is a fresh concept that has joined Saigon’s exciting bar and restaurant scene in August 2017. Located at Pullman Saigon Centre, the restaurant offers amazing grilled steaks and seafood together with a great selection of wines at a variety of price points carefully curated to go with your food.
The restaurant is Pullman Saigon Centre’s effort to create an unconventional, daring and cool dining experience not just for its hotel guests, but also all others an insatiable appetite for good steaks and wine.
A Meaty Affair
Mad Cow’s culinary experts dish out some of the best and most flavourful grilled meats you will find in Saigon thanks to the restaurant’s handmade charcoal grill. The restaurant’s signature dishes are getting increasingly popular among food enthusiasts, especially the grass-fed Angus beef tartar; lamb gnocchi; barbecued whole sea bass; black Angus beef rib and their signature Mad Cow beef burger.
Working closely with some of Australia’s finest beef producers, the restaurant brings in quality beef which includes the Woodward range grass-fed beef and Wagyu from renowned cattle regions such as Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia.
The menu also features a display of cold cuts, sharing platters and cheeses. Aside from the grilled specials, the restaurant also offers tapas, made from fresh locally-sourced ingredients.
The offerings don’t just end with meat. Seafood lovers will enjoy the flame-grilled contemporary seafood cuisine dished out by Chef Danny Grimshaw and his team. The seafood menu features dishes including fresh lobsters, oysters and prawns.
Fancy a Glass of Wine?
Does a hand-picked bottle of wine offered at retail price sound crazy to you? Because that’s what you will find here. With more than fifty bottles from all over the world to choose from, including thirteen by the glass, Mad Cow’s wine list is both extensive and affordable. The wine is priced similar to what you’d find at a store.
Being wine lovers themselves, the handpicked wines offered in this restaurant were selected by those who understand and appreciate good wine. So whether you’re looking for a chablis from France or a cabernet merlot from South Africa, you can find it right here.
The Culinary Experts
One notable uniqueness of this restaurant is the people behind the delicious offerings. Also known as “Maddie and the Gang”, these culinary experts who are fresh in the scene act as your hosts, delivering mouthwatering meals including top quality steaks, seafood and handpicked wines.
The Look and Feel
Mad Cow’s quest for excellence doesn’t just stop at the menu. It’s also evident in the careful planning and design of the restaurant that it’s intended provide you with an experience you will never forget.
The lighting, music and carefully-arranged seating layout provides a relaxing and soothing atmosphere for you to truly enjoy your meal. With shared high tables, a U-shaped bar that allows for easier socialising and an exclusive private room, the Mad Cow creates the perfect mood.
The restaurant is situated on the 30th floor of Pullman Saigon Centre, which means you will not only get to enjoy great food and wine, you also get one of the most spectacular views of the city.
What Others Say
The restaurant has a 4.5 out of 5 score on TripAdvisor with most of its reviews praising the restaurant’s excellent steaks, many of them raving about the rib eye. Other reviews also mentioned the extensive wine list, the professional service offered by the staff, the spectacular views of the city, as well as the affordable pricing of the offerings.
The restaurant scores an impressive 4.9 out of 5 on their Facebook page with majority of the praises reserved for the excellent steaks and the quality of service provided.
What City Pass Guide Says
Excellent steaks, an extensive wine list, plenty of options for sharing platters, a gorgeous view of the city, excellent service and an affordable menu. If that sounds like the combination of a perfect culinary experience that you would enjoy with your friends or loved ones, this may be your new favourite hang out.