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Sambal Kampung - CLOSED

234 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD

22 reviews from our community

95% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
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315 reviews 315 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This place has moved but the food is still great value and delicious. The $13 whole small barramundi deal is quite good and the curry combination laksa is delicious. For $23.50 we fed 2 people and enjoyed it. Large menu so heaps to choose from and friendly staff. Casual tasty weeknight dinner after work.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I was looking forward to a tasty bite after a long plane journey. But the premises are deserted (22/7/13) and a notice in the window speaks of lease default and other things suggesting that it's not just moved. Sic transit...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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95 reviews 95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

I really enjoyed their Malaysian chicken curry for dinner. The moment I walked in I felt I am at the right place. The menu has food items at a reasonable price. Staff is friendly. Food was great. Best value for the money.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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180 reviews 180 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Very good restaurant in Chinatown. Reasonable prices and good food. In 3 days in Melbourne I went there 3 times: first, Mongolian chicken and vegetables, second, Sotong Mee, noodles soup with chicken, calamari and prawns, third, chicken curry Malaysian way with gravy sauce, excellent noodles and some vegetables. The third meal was probably the best. None of them for more... More

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Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We were looking for a place for dinner in Chinatown, and chanced upon Sambal Kampung. The menu in the window looked interesting, and it was a good choice to eat here. We were not disappointed with the quality of the food or the service, which was quick and friendly. The price was very reasonable, and proved to be very good... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012 via mobile

Cheap but only in the price. While the downstairs is a tad unprepossessing, the food is excellent and cheap. We had a couple of drinks, entrees and mains - all for $55! Food was fresh, non greasy and authentic.

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Perth, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

visted here tonight after doing a quick search on TA for chinese restaurants in Melbourne - have to say, this was fantastic. We loved it and would highly recommend it. I had Seafood Hokkein Noodles, other half had Tom Yung Seafood Rice - both loved our meals. Great value and really tasty food. Will definitely go back

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Sambal kampung Heavy rain came when we were shopping around China town. We were forced to stop. Feels hungry. Somehow my eyes look at to the restaurant across the street. Curious with restaurant names "Sambal Kampung" Malaysia, We crossed the street to the restaurant. Arriving there, the waitress greeted us with a sweet smile. Invited us to come and sit.... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Located very close to our hotel we found this wonderful restaurant which served meals cooked to order by a great asian chef. Lunch menu was sooooo reasonable. Dinner was not much more expensive. Ingredients were fresh, meals were superb and service was excellent.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012 via Local Picks

Sambal Kampung is our favourite Malaysian restaurant , We travel all the way from the eastern suburbs into the city just to eat the best curry laksa , we are yet to find anything that even comes close . We have sampled other things on the menu and they are all very tasty and very reasonably priced .Try and get... More

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