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Malay Chinese


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$ 4 - US$ 13
Fast food, Asian, Malaysian
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been here numerous times lunch during the workday. Their Laksa is the gold standard. Rich, flavourful and well rounded. Their curries are good too, authentic. Serving sizes are generous. The Hainan Chicken is rather good, though there are better places for that, but that's...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tony G
Reviewed 23 January 2019

If you like Malaysian food then Malay Chinese should be one of your go to restaurants for a couple of reasons - food is simple, fresh and tasty. It's not fancy and there is no table service (queue to order then come back to the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank h m
Reviewed 22 January 2019

A few hours after arriving in Sydney, and feeling jetlagged, we wandered out for lunch. I had found this spot online ahead of time just a few blocks from our hotel, and it totally hit the spot - hot, spicy soup filled with delicious toppings...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bluepig1
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Went here for early dinner, ordered 2 Laksas one chicken, one chicken with prawn. Food arrives incredibly fast, great flavours chicken cooked beautifully tender and soft, we chose with skin for the extra flavour. This place does get busy but the food comes out so...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Malificent007
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Prices are ok, meals are good. Apparently many people like this place as it was very crowded (Thursday ~12:45). Food is served fast, but you will be hard pressed/have to wait to find somewhere to sit with 3-4 people. If you are even more, prepare...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Falk S
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Went there for lunch in October on a weekday. Place was jammed but crowds move in and out quickly so it was fairly easy to get a table for 3. We all had laksa - massive bowls brimming with deliciousness. Tasty, fresh, and filling. Great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank UncorkOntario
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

OK, so when it comes to laksa I am very particular. This prawn laksa was very good but not great. Why? Because it was just prawn and a couple of pieces of tofu. Where were the bean sprouts? Where was the green veg? Where was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gcstrata
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Great food at good value. Fast service and down to earth authentic food. Busy during weekdays and Saturday lunchtime.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Smho383
Reviewed 31 October 2018

My partner and I got a laksa and the Har Mee - good lord they were good, the meats in both were tender and juicy- a quality sadly lacking in most chicken laksas. But the Har Mee was the stand out, more flavour than any...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 616petal
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is a no frills eatery in Sydney's CBD. Not an elegant five star dining experience by any means, however, every dish I have ever eaten here (and there have been many over the years) has been truly excellent ! I went back there just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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