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Satay House

13 Sale Place | Paddington, London W2 1PX, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
+44 20 7723 6763
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Ranked #1,389 of 17,204 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $25
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Malaysian
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Cross street: Sussex Gardens
Description: For more than 30 years, Satay House restaurant in London���s Paddington has been attracting lovers of Malaysian cuisine from all over the capital and across the globe. Satay House Malaysian restaurant was given a rejuvenating makeover in 2006 by the designers of Wagamama so it now sports cheerful orange feature walls with hibiscus flower stencils, sleek leather upholstery and pools of warm light. Despite the name, the food isn���t just about ���meat on sticks���, though Satay House���s satay is likely to be the best in the city. Certainly the restaurant is a home-away-from-home for ex-pat Malaysians and there are regular visits from the Malaysian royal family. Large portions of fiery sambal and traditional rending curries offer the perfect opportunity to eat ���Hidangan style���, or sharing with the rest of your table as in traditional Malay culture. All food served at Satay House is certified Halal and the soft beverages include several intriguing Malay offerings.
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Had lunch here after a friend recommended it and wasn't disappointed. I had the good fortune to live inn East Malaysia for a while and this was some of the best Malaysian food I've had in London. Nasi Goreng and Satay, beef Rendang all amazing. Not too expensive and friendly staff. And Malaysians dining there, which is always a good... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The food was lovely, good service and a very short walk from paddington station! The only small criticism is that the portion size was little bit on the small size.

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Dublin, Ireland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We try to visit Satay House whenever we are in London and our visit here last weekend was up to the normal high standards in terms of food. We had the taster menu and had satay, soup, king prawn, beef rendang, aubergine and lamb dishes - none of which were overly hot chilli-wise. We were a bit disappointed that the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is quite plainly furnished, but modern and clean. All six of us we had the taster menu B which was about £20 a head and included possibly more than we could or should eat! The food was very good....several dishes of lamb, beef, chicken and prawn. Plus a satay starter and a banana fritter dessert (which I found... More

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Hong Kong, China
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120 reviews 120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I have lived in Malaysia for 15 years. My wife is Malaysian. I am a serious Malaysian food nut, so my expectations, even though this came from my daughter, were not high. Made worse when none of the staff seemed to be Malaysian. Well my concerns were soon reduced when I discovered the Eastern European staff all knew how to... More

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New Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My wife and I are vegetarians and also like Malaysian food as we can typically find enough veggie options. We chose this restaurant after they informed us that it could make several dishes vegetarian (i.e. no meat or fish) and we placed our order for appetiser and main course. Our appetisers were average and the main course dish had a... More

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Went here with my Malaysian in laws. Food was delicious and some of the most authentic we've found in the UK. Portions were good size and price was reasonable. The aubergine vegetable dish was superb - must try. Staff were nice but service was a little poor. For example our desserts came over 15 mins apart (Pisang goreng with delicious... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had dinner there yesterday so this is what I experienced: Service was okay, they were busy so took a while to take our order Starters - The Deep fried prawns - 6 in a portion, but very average taste - just deep fried in batter. They didn't put any Crackers on the table Main dish - The Malaysian chicken... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Had lunch here. Good food. I had the satay and curry noodles. Price is reasonable. Service is reasonably quick. Would definitely go again to this place

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Toronto, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Our first experience at Satay House was reasonably good. We did not book and were glad we got seats. We were early, seats filled up really fast as the lunch hour ticked away. Food was good. Prices were a bit on the high side - 4pounds for a Sambal Belacan - we ended up getting cut chillies instead, not because... More

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