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Selera Malaysian Cafe

#234 of 1,363 Restaurants in Auckland
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487 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand
09 520 7977
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Large portions at cheap prices

Tasty food with fast service, authentic flavours and large portions, especially with the soups. I think the soups are probably better than the noodle dishes. The noodle dishes have flavour but are perhaps a little greasy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Sarah P
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Although the service is a bit disheveled and its hard to get a seat, the food by far makes up for it. Sensational laksa. Everything is delicious!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Tasty food with fast service, authentic flavours and large portions, especially with the soups. I think the soups are probably better than the noodle dishes. The noodle dishes have flavour but are perhaps a little greasy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

every time we visit Auckland we pay a visit to selera. we tend to always order the same dishes and we never get bored of it. saying that, we also try a single new dish which we share every time. my favorite is the beef stewed curry. from someone' opinion who doesn't enjoy eating meat ( that is me) this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

After a week in Queenstown where we didn't really have any Msian food, we were looking forward to a good authentic Msian meal. The laksa was awesome and we also had a few other items - tofu salad, chicken rice, nasi lemak which did not disappoint.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My friends saw the reviews first and decided to go for a try, they came back and ask me to come with them cause they loved it! I went there yesterday lunch and it's true.. It's amazing! The Bol of soup is hugeeeeeee you will feel completely full after but with a good smile cause it's a good value! My... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The food here is always good. I'm particularly fond of the Curry Puffs and love the Roti Cenai, Beef Rending & the Chicken Laksa. All really good. It is always busy at lunch so you can expect to wait but we'll worth it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I've been visiting this place for their Laksa since I found it about 8 years ago. It still taste wonderful, best Laksa I've ever tasted so far. However, their level of service and amount of food in the huge bowl have been depreciating while the cost of food has gone up quite significantly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Taste original for me and also generour portion. I like the kwetiau and also fish and chicken salt n pepper. Nasi lemak with rendang also quite good

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Selera is great value for money. Fair warning you will likely have to wait as it is not big and it always has a crowd. Cheap and cheerful the food is really good Malaysian fare. Some of our favourites are the Curry Puffs, Roti Cenai & Curry Chicken, Haianese Chicken and the Tofu dishes. I've never had a bad meal... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

When reviewed by the New Zealand Herald some years ago Selera romped in as a great 'no frills' cheap eat. Forget that! Fresh back from Singapore after a month away I was looking forward to another great dining experience. Phoned ahead for food. Two portions of Malaysian fried rice and a single portion of salt pepper squid. Picked up three... More 

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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: Asian, Malaysian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 487 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 09 520 7977

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Asian, Malaysian

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