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Malay Restaurant

Asian, Sri Lankan, Halal
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Hill street, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
+94 11 4 205333
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10:30 - 23:30
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 23:30
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I went to have something because i was so hungry ordered a chicken chawarma and a avacado juice..... The juice was a thick milk no taste at all, and it took about 30 min for the food to come, and it was next to nothing, It was so vomitish. But the bill amount was 5star, not worth at all.............

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Thank Faiq G
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

there is a very good place to eat in or take away foods its Malay on the hill street dehiwala not to far from dehiwala junction the foods is very hot and spicy also very tasty good for the price that you should try

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Thank newchoice99
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The food here is amazing and potions are huge. Price is also okay because of the large portions they give out, but customer service here is horrible. The people working here are so arrogant.

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1 Thank Lloydperera13
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I went there with my friends to have dinner. We ordered Tom Yum soup because one of my friends wants to experience it. It's a total waste of money because it's like a leftovers of a curry. After that we ordered chicken Shawarmas. Those shawarmas were cold and any of us couldn't find any kind of taste in it. Total... More 

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Thank Udara M
Beruwala, Sri Lanka
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant almost closing time this is a busy and reputed restaurant but maybe we picked a bad day to visit we ordered two rice dishes with three side dishes but the Rice was stale and we can taste something wrong when we say this to the waiter he was trying to give that rice packed and take... More 

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Thank lafranshuaib
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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116 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Malay' Restaurants lamprais is one of their best sellers (Lunch). Very rich, flavorful and generous, a portion worth LKR 420 easily foods two. A great variety of other items including Biriyani-Indian style and Malay style, Nasi Goreng, and a lot of interesting main courses obtainable via takeout or dine in in a small area. Dont expect top class quality, but... More 

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Thank Jeeshan M
Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

we order delivery , chicken buriyani and beef buriyani on 25th of may 2015 , it delivered to our door after 1 hour.after the driver left we sat to eat when we open the food we are very displeasure . its not buriyani they just put some food color and with ghee. and when we called them they said the... More 

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Thank Safiq A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

First, I was surprised by a biriyani a friend of mine got delivered to office for lunch. Since then, we have got them delivered about 20 times to office. So, one day, we thought of visiting the place for lunch. On the first look, it appears to be a small take out place which you find in every corner of... More 

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1 Thank prime9896
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015

Yup.. that's right -- DO NOT let the look of this restaurant deceive you to thinking "there is no way i'm going to go inside this place.. YUK!" It looks like an average Sri Lankan night food place, even makes you wonder, do they even have enough space to let you sit! Inside there is lots of space and you... More 

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1 Thank dilunzone
Chichester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

The food is very good. The restaurant inside looks very clean and bright (air con is a bit weak after eating spicy food) And it's cheap! Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Sri Lankan, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hill street, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
  • Phone Number: +94 11 4 205333

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?