We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Malaya

Reserve a Table
TheFork

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
US$ 22 - US$ 89
CUISINES
Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features

Location and contact

Reviews (1,138)
Filter reviews
1,104 results
Traveller rating
608
348
99
28
21
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
608
348
99
28
21
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beef rendang otak otak salt and pepper prawns eggplant egg plant king prawns roti canai spanner crab curries seafood darling harbour king st wharf malaysian food signature menu san choy bow lime street set menu
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,104 reviews
Reviewed today via mobile

We dined at Malaya 3 years ago and experienced a beautiful meal with great service and that’s why we decided to celebrate my birthday at this restaurant on this visit to Sydney! Well...we never got to taste the food this time as a very arrogant...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Megynka
Reviewed 4 days ago

I travel solo for work and I have always been able to walk in for a chicken and vege laksa. It is one of the best, authentic laksa's I have had. Service is great.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 301alishah
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi 301alishah, Thank you for your review. So pleased we are always able to accommodate on your solo visits for laksa. It sure is the best :-) Regards

Reviewed 5 days ago

The service and the food are just superb. The steamed prawns with ginger and soy was just divine and the szechuan chiken also. Sarren? One of the staff ( sorry if I have spelt it badly ), was so helpful and kind and spoilt us...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RubyAustralia
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi RubyAustralia, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us. I'm assuming you are talking about Sarath? He is one of our assistant managers. I will be sure to let him know how delighted...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I go here a lot and often take our out-of-town visitors here too. We’ve lived in Sydney for 6 months and this is by far the best restaurant we’ve found. The banquet menu is outstanding (beef rendang and eggplant are the standouts),...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KatAJ72
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi KatAJ72, Thank you for your feedback. Thank you for making us your number one restaurant is Sydney! We are delighted to hear we consistently deliver on outstanding food and service. Looking forward to having you dine with us again soon. Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried the Malaya based on previous reviews. Met by very enthusiastic & helpful staff who showed us to our table. First impression was very good although the whole room could do with a bit more light. The entrees were excellent & started the night well....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PeterS3382
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi PeterS3382, Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to hear the first impression of the restaurant was a positive one and you had a great overall dining experience. Our hardworking team deliver exceptional service and are an asset to our business. I will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a large group and the service was awesome. The restaurant was packed the evening went. The food was quick and delicious. We all ordered something different so we tried many dishes. Loved them all. The cocktails were also very well made. Highly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Coco362
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Coco362, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear you and your guests enjoyed your recent dining experience with us. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our wonderful team. Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just ate dinner here with my husband & everything about the meal was amazing. The restaurant is lovely, fantastic views, the service was excellent & the food was out of this world good. Chicken rendang was so full of fresh flavours & the schezuan eggplant...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Melgorgeous
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Melgorgeous, Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to hear you and your husband enjoyed The Malaya experience. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our hardworking team. Kindest regards The Malaya Management Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The team was looking for a place that served great food that would also allow the six of us to relax and meet each other before our collective presentation the next day. Walking along King St wharf I remembered the Malaya. Rocking up without a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 708clintonw
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 708clintonw, Thank you for your feedback. We are thrilled to hear you and your guests enjoyed your dining experience with us. Looking forward to having you dine with us again soon. Kindest regards The Malaya Management Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with friends and had s great night and wonderful food. A nice mix of dishes, tasty desert finished off with a nice coffee - thanks very much!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank richardvickib
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi richardvickib, Thank you for your feedback. It makes us very happy to hear you and your guests enjoyed The Malaya experience. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our wonderful team. Kindest regards The Malaya Management Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food in a good restaurant located in a beautiful place in front of Darling habour . Close to other major attractions including Opera house and the bridge.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Dilash D
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dilash, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear we delivered on wonderful food and service on your recent visit. Kindest regards The Malaya Management Team

View more reviews
Nearby
Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been
transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment
for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining
options from budget to upscale and million dollar
views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends
for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s.
Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship
or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 192 nearby hotels
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Darling Harbour
2,706 reviews
.12 km away
Ibis Sydney King Street Wharf
1,222 reviews
.16 km away
West Hotel Sydney, Curio Collection by Hilton
265 reviews
.19 km away
Metro Apartments On Darling Harbour
667 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 7,054 nearby restaurants
Rhythmboat Cruises Sydney Harbour
224 reviews
.01 km away
Steersons Steakhouse
284 reviews
.13 km away
Manjits Wharf
284 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,861 nearby attractions
Madame Tussauds Sydney
1,641 reviews
.22 km away
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
1,718 reviews
.16 km away
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
4,372 reviews
.25 km away
Sea Life Sydney
26 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
robertsE2767ZD
17 February 2019|
Answer
Response from RubyAustralia | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are, if you google " The Malaya " restaurant, Lime Street, King Street Wharf you will get their website and opening times. From 6 pm I think I read but have a look anyway and make a reservation online?
0
Votes
mirole
6 January 2019|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from duan91 | Property representative |
Hi mirole, Yes, dress shorts are fine. Looking forward to seeing you next Saturday.
0
Votes
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing