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Selera Malaysian Cafe

487 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand
09 520 7977
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Ranked #209 of 1,324 Restaurants in Auckland
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Malaysian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Greymouth
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We were here on a Malaysian friends recommendation and it was definitely popular with Malay ex pats as it was crowded. The food was excellent and I couldn't eat it all which is saying something. A great place for cheap and cheerful authentic Malaysian dining

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Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I have been to this restaurant many times for lunch. The food it always fast, fresh and tasty. If you haven't tried Malaysian food try this place. They have the food pictured on the menu so you can see what your getting. They offer free tea that you can get yourself. Its always packed so you might not get a... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I was very impressed by the food at Selera. Having spent a lot of time in Malaysia, my wife and I enjoy this type of food and are always looking for an authentic place to dine. The Laksa was a winner and I will certainly be returning and recommending to friends/family.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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242 reviews 242 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This place is always busy and well supported by local malays; the food comes quickly, portion sizes are generous and there's a wide range of dishes and flavours. Some dishes are very tasty (e.g., beef rendang, laksa) others, were quite disappointing - the sambel prawn dish is deep fried and the prawns smelt off (sulphury); the squid was also heavily... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

You don't come here for the service or the atmosphere, both of which are very basic. You return again and again for the most wonderful Malaysian food, it is our family must-eat restaurant and probably the place we have been to most often in the past few years. The food is fabulous with special mention for the beef rendang, salt... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Selera is a small operation just off Khyber Pass near the intersection with Broadway in Newmarket. There are maybe ten small tables inside and four or five outside on the sidewalk. The food itself is authentic Malaysian and delicious. I can honestly say this is some of the best Malaysian I have ever had... and while never having been to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Really good unpretentious Malaysian food - their Laksa never fails to satisfy. Could name more of my fav dishes but I'd probably put the whole menu down... One of the best in Auckland.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We just came across this place and enjoyed our meal so much that we have been back more than once! It is always busy and many Asian people eat there which is a good indication to us. There is no alcohol but copious amounts of tea can be drunk especially if something's a bit hot. The food is really delicious... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Seriously, this would have to be probably the best laksa I've ever eaten. Literally a salad bowl sized laksa - extremely taste, not too much coconut milk and nice and spicy - don't breathe whilst you eat otherwise you will clear out your sinuses! Very basic setting but lovely friendly service - they had run out the night I went... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It was quite busy for a week-night which suggests is a good place to eat. The portion was quite decent.

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Additional Information about Selera Malaysian Cafe

Address: 487 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 520 7977
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Malaysian

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