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234, Jalan Mahkota, Taman Maluri, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
603 9281 8839
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Description: Halal Certified. Excellent South Indian Banana Leaf Meal at a affordable...
Halal Certified. Excellent South Indian Banana Leaf Meal at a affordable price in a clean environment and friendly service.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice food

I had very nice banana leaf set lunch here. One of the best chutneys i have ever tasted. Their tea was equally good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
tcppp
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Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had very nice banana leaf set lunch here. One of the best chutneys i have ever tasted. Their tea was equally good.

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Thank tcppp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

must go place for delicious banana leaf experience, even better with new management. clean and comfortable for dine-in

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Thank Shereen R
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A MUST to check in when you crave for Banana Leaf rice. It is a traditional Indian cuisine whereby the rice and the dish in a plate made of Banana Leaf. Malaysian... I won't describe much as you know how delicious the dish are. haha!

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Thank Siti B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Not a very nice meal experience at this place. Go at your own risk. I wouldn't want to go there again.

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3 Thank maverick1st
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

i been going there for the past 3 years but now i hardly go. The reason is the quality of food is not as good as before and i guess it is because of the change of chefs and workers. The service is really dissapointing. Hope the management will improve on these two things if they want to get good... More 

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1 Thank KomathyThangavelu70
SamJonesKl, Owner at Sam's Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Komathy, Firstly, thank you for your continuous support for the past 3 years. We assure you that we will put in place the needed improvements – where needed, and we hope to make your next visit a pleasant one. Looking forward to serving you soon. Sam More 

Canakkale, Turkey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Nice place to sit and eat indian food because its was alot people on saturday because they special menu its (briyani) i also glad to watch some indian family how they eat the food,culture all!! the serve the food in banana leaf... and also they playing some india song(but i not understand) Its good happening indian restaunrant that recomemded by... More 

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1 Thank Markzilson52
SamJonesKl, Owner at Sam's Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear MarkZilson, We are glad that you enjoyed our food and hospitality. Thank you and we hope to serve you again in the near future. Sam More 

Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This is one of the few places I have eaten in the world where you can get authentic south India food. Most Indian food is associated with northern India. The service was very friendly and they were very accommodating to make the meal to my level of tolerance for spicy. If you are staying at one of the downtown hotels... More 

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1 Thank DrDavid44
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

food was good and i lit scared about the cashier. look big and dark. clean good service. the price also ok

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2 Thank shalu18
Tweed Heads, Australia
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101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

My Father and I ate here in September and found the food average. In fact, we had a better meal at a mamak place in the Golden Triangle and didn't have to pay a taxi fare to get there, nor struggle to get a taxi back. The staff were lovely and the restaurant had a nice feel to it, but... More 

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2 Thank Aleerak
SamJonesKl, Owner at Sam's Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Aleerek, Thank you for your visit and your kind feedback on our service. While, the nature and the type of cuisine served at a Mamak restaurant and a South Indian Banana Left Restaurant is different, we do appreciate your comments and we do hope to serve you better on your next visit. Yes, we are not located at the... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Last week my colleaques and I went there for lunch. All of them liked to the food. Unfortunately, when we were just about to finish our lunch, one of my colleaques found a baby cockroach crawling over his pants and a minute later another under the banana leaf. As we were about leave the restaurant we found another baby cockroach... More 

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4 Thank thevein_nambiar
SamJonesKl, Owner at Sam's Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Thevein Nambiar, Thank you for your feedback and we are glad your colleagues enjoyed the food. Food Safety and Overall Hygiene has always been our prime consideration when it comes to protecting the welfare of our patrons. To create a hygienic and safe environment, we do have in place scheduled pest control exercises, done periodically within our facility. However,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 234, Jalan Mahkota, Taman Maluri, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: 603 9281 8839

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

Halal Certified. Excellent South Indian Banana Leaf Meal at a affordable price in a clean environment and friendly service.

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