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KK Malaysian Restaurant

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54 Ghuznee Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
(04) 385 6698
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food during the week!

Great food for lunch during the week. Took the wife out to the restaurant on a weekend and found the quality of the food was no where near the same as it is during the week. Not sure why.. hopefully it is just a once off.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
tuspan
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great food for lunch during the week. Took the wife out to the restaurant on a weekend and found the quality of the food was no where near the same as it is during the week. Not sure why.. hopefully it is just a once off.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Small and cosy, cheap and delicious. Sometimes hard to get seated, but you can always do take away! Service is lightening fast. Have the king-poh chicken: you will go back again for it!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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176 reviews 176 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My friends and I have eaten here many many times over the years. I'm a vegetarian and the vegetarian Mei gorang & nasi gorang have always been consistently great dishes. My friends have always enjoyed the chicken versions of the same dishes. One of the young girls working there used to have a bit of a bad attitude, but has... More 

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Wellington
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85 reviews 85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This place is one of Wellington’s iconic Malaysian restaurants on Ghuznee Street, established in 1998. You’re either a fan of KK’s (owner’s initials) or Satay Malaysia, which is just along from KK’s. I’ve always been a KK fan (but certainly not a KKK fan!). This place never falters with service, quality, or delicious, authentic Malaysian food. I seem to always... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Had lots of people recommend this place. Service poor. Food very average. Chicken seemed batch fried and then added to sauces. Sambal chicken not spicy at all, tasted like deep fried chicken in tomato and onion sauce. Will not be visiting here again.

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21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

This was very good food at bargain prices at a sit down restaurant. Seating is limited, so you can call for reservations. No alcohol is served for what that is worth, and service not all that attentive, but the shrimp and rice noodle dishes very good. Would eat there again.

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Wellington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Hadn’t been here for a while and on my last visit the food was fantastic. Its still fantastic. We visited last Friday night. For entrée me and my friend had the mixed beef and chicken satay. Both were nice but the Chicken Satay was especially lovely. I had the Hainanese Chicken Rice as a main and my friend had the... More 

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oswestry
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We returned to Wellington after visiting Martinborough fair we were looking for tasty meal . We ere lucky to get a table as very busy service was quick the food was very tasty I had fish curry my husband had chicken Kung po and my son had Nasi goreng and we had chicken satay to start. Excellent and tasty did... More 

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Alsace
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We had a great dinner there. The food is excellent and there is more than enough in the plates. You can take leftovers home for the next day. The place although is quite small so it is probably better to book (it was full when we went there).

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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Haven't eaten here for some years - and fluked a table for two. Agree with others that if it's a nice day just grab a takeaway - so nice and such good value. So many people turned away because of all the tables being taken. We will book next time, just to make sure. We had beef satays (should've had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 Ghuznee Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: (04) 385 6698

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Malaysian

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