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The Malaya

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, , Malaysian
39 Lime St | King Street Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9279 1170
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef rendang” (78 reviews)
“otak otak” (38 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
39 Lime St | King Street Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived late and hadn’t booked and it was very busy but we got looked afer really well. We sat by the bar and had a drink first and then got shown to our table pretty quickly, which was a table by he window looking...More

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was our first time as a family to have a big celebration at the Malaya. There’s 11 of us and though the menu is extensive, the service is the one that failed us. The food was good with two dishes that were a stand...More

Thank andrelian2016
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi andrelian2016, Thank you for your feedback. We are very disappointed to hear you did not enjoy your recent dining experience with us. We believe the key to the restaurants success is our consistent food and service. I can assure you your situation is a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

9 of us visited The Malaya and we were really impressed by the overall ambience and vibe of the restaurant. The wait staff were courteous and the food didn't take too long to arrive. We ordered a selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes across the...More

Thank Aakash S
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Aakash S, Thank you for your feedback, on your recent dining experience with us. We are delighted to hear you and your group enjoyed the wonderful service, food and ambience of the restaurant. It is disappointing to hear you did not receive the extra...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for over 20 years. This place use to be on Broadway. It still does one of (if not, the...)the best prawn Laksa’s and I say this as a diner of many a laksa. Menu is not over complicated and ranks for the...More

Thank ANDRE7S
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ANDRE7S, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are delighted to hear we meet your expectations time and time again, on your many visits to us over the last 20 years. Consistency is key to our business. I will be sure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a classic Malaysian cuisine. Consistent,mind-blowing food. Good service. Dessert menu a bit strange but no matter, I don't go there for sweets. The salt and pepper prawns are divine and pick any curry. They're all fantastic. Otak otak is something you've never...More

Thank Anil T
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anil L, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. As a business who has been in operation since 1963, consistency is key. We are so pleased we delivered on this, on your recent dining experience with us. Looking forward to having you dine with us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a bit of change to spare, try the Malaya for their wonderful Malaysian food. We eat a lot of Malaysian food and found all dished to be great. My daughter who never eats spicy food even finished off the vegetarian laksa. The...More

Thank Rina L
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rina L, Thank you for your feedback. It makes us very happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your recent dining experience with us. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our wonderful team of staff. Regards The Malaya...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently fined at the Malaya for lunch and it was towards the end of our holidays. I must say the Laksa was the best ! Having lived in Singapore for the last 2 years - The Malaya laksa is on par and even better....More

Thank Makan28
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Makan28, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent dining experience. We are so pleased to hear you had a wonderful time. Our laksa has been on the menu since the restaurant first opened in 1963. It is iconic to our restaurant and loved...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for more than 20 years. LOVE it ❤️❤️❤️ Otak otak and beef rendang are to die for. Service is fabulousMore

Thank msmelsyd
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi msmelsyd, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear that once again you enjoyed The Malaya experience. Thank you for your support of the restaurant over the last 20 years! Looking forward to having you dine with us again soon. Regards The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner with a client at this restaurent. The menu is modern Asian and quite a lot of variety is available. I am vegetarian and I had decent selection. Service was good and staff members were prompt, The food was delicious. The view from...More

Thank lovetravel7519
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi lovetravel7519, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent dining experience. We are so pleased to hear you were happy with the vegetarian options we have available and wonderful service. We have a wonderful team of staff who deliver consistency with food and service....More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

What a meal! We ordered the 'signature set menu' and it was absolutely delicious. Started with the best prawns I've ever eaten, salt & pepper prawns, and I could have quite easily had a bucket full of those! The rest of the menu was just...More

Thank emilyalice
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hi emilyalice, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience. We are so thrilled to hear you enjoyed the Signature Menu, especially the Salt and Pepper Prawns. They are moreish aren't they. We look forward to having you dine with us...More

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stephanieennis9
29 January 2018|
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Response from duan91 | Property representative |
Hi Stephanie, There is a large selection of vegan dishes on the menu. Please ask one of our friendly waitstaff when you come in and they can assist you with the menu. Regards
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satayl0r
4 January 2018|
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Response from duan91 | Property representative |
Hi Satayl0r, Thanks for your query We have a wide selection of dishes that contain no gluten ingredients, and some other dishes can be altered. However, we are unable to guarantee the absence of traces as wheat products... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 89
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Lime St | King Street Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9279 1170
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