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Sri Pinang

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356 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
09-358-3886
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  • 64
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently great: Flavour, Value and Price! BYO

I have been enjoying this restaurant for over 20 years-same owners! Back then the décor was very ordinary and now days its more pleasant. The most important thing to me is the authentic Malaysian flavours. I've travelled widely in Asia and its often difficult to find those true flavours replicated... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Cassie930
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I have been enjoying this restaurant for over 20 years-same owners! Back then the décor was very ordinary and now days its more pleasant. The most important thing to me is the authentic Malaysian flavours. I've travelled widely in Asia and its often difficult to find those true flavours replicated here in Auckland. I'll often get a takeaway weekly here... More 

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Perth, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Walk in and its like a traditional family restaurant in Kl, Malacca or Penang. The food is wonderfully authentic. Roti and curry to start. Made me miss my mornings in Malaysia. The laksa was Penang style with a good seafood mix. Try it and it will save the flight to Malaysia or introduce you to what great food they have... More 

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Brighton
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40 reviews 40 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Five of us went last night after I had read a rave review in a local Auckland food magazine and unusually the reviewer had it spot on. We started with three types of Satay and followed with Sambal chicken and Sambal squid, Beef Rendang with rice and roti and the best Penang fish curry that I have ever eaten. All... More 

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Miri, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had just arrived AKL when our family stumbled upon this restaurant. My dad's friends invited us to had dinner there and glad we did! The richness of the taste and the delicious aroma was just like back home! Generous portion size and we love the spicyness. Yummy

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is a basic Malaysian Restaurant ! Great staff whom I assume are husband and wife !! This is basic food - spicy and wonderful and such excellent service - so busy yet the service and smiles remain! the food is extra hot unless one asks for less - a great variety and as tourists we so enjoyed it -... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Since moving up from Wellington, we have been looking for a good Malaysian restaurant. We finally found this place which serves one of the best roti in my opinion. The roti is thicker than what we get from other places, and yet it is crispy and fluffy. The portion size is generous and price is reasonable for the portion given.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Food was of a nice standard but we were denied what we thought were a couple of easy requests and after that we were avoided. Perhaps it was just an off night.

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Wellington
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This well known local restaurant does a roaring trade because it's fantastic value, amazing food, excellent service, BYO, conveniently located, and you won't need to eat for a day or two afterwards.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Food was just awesome, the staff were amazing, portions were huge. I would think there is any thing to point out.

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Patea
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Excellent service and very friendly, food was excellent! BYO option was excellent, including beer. Great prices and we came away with full tummies and very happy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 356 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 09-358-3886

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 18
  • Cuisine: Asian

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