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“Great Food, Friendly Faces, Artistic Decors” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of MacLaren's Restaurant & Pub - CLOSED

MacLaren's Restaurant & Pub
Cuisines: American, Bar, British, Pub, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Food, Friendly Faces, Artistic Decors”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2012

I visited MacLaren’s at the recommendation of my friend Sheena and the first thing that caught me by surprise was the extensive menu, which is not something you see very often in a pub in KL. The food is second to none; I was pleasantly surprised at the quality, presentation and portions. Being a food lover, I can honestly say that the food is amazing. The surroundings are pleasant, especially the colour combinations which are done tastefully and the paintings by Sheena that adorn the walls, again not something seen often in a pub, which is refreshing. The owner Ric is definitely the force behind MacLaren’s because he is always around and very attentive to his customers. In a nutshell, I would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants good food that won’t burn a hole in your pocket.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Rebecca A
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Excellent Food and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

As an expat it is so important that find that little bolt hole that offers a taste of home comforts. MacLaren's is that place in KL. Delicious pies, huge English breakfast with pork bacon and sausage (served all day), HP sauce and all served in a friendly welcoming environment. We left with empty plates, full stomachs and a promise to return. That's the best endorsement.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank SJTKL
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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great bar, great banter, great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

Incredibly welcoming, great food which the kids demolish, world class pies and sausages, the worlds hottest curry, wit and banter from the man himself and incredibly reasonable prices. Highly recommended for dinner if you want something great tasting and informal or weekend breakfast if you dont want to eat again for the rest of the day. Above and beyond all that though is the atmosphere. Rick is a great host and his team are attentive and care about their customers. I shall be back withough a doubt.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank DOHKL
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Can't keep me away”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2012

Good food, great prices and always welcome.whether after work finds, late night sessions, or the weekend breakfasts that Richard just started,I can't keep away for long.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank turbozmr2
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
“Simply the Best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2012

I visited Maclaren's with my family for lunch today - the food was exceptional along with the service, absolutely outstanding!
Without exaggeration - The steak & kidney pies with vegetables and gravy is quite possibly the best on this planet. I have travelled to more than 60 countries and never tasted pastry as good as today.

Well done to Ric and his team - you are Simply the Best!

Shanklys 6

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Doc H
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