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Satay House

#1,234 of 17,575 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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13 Sale Place | Paddington, London W2 1PX, England (Sussex Gardens)
+44 20 7723 6763
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great food at reasonable prices. Recommend the satay sticks, spring rolls and the eggplant. Despite the bad reviews on service and taking so long to get your food I had no problem. The food did take longer than normal but that is because they cook from scratch, nothing is pre cooked. The reason why I didn't rate it higher was... More 

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Thank Larry F
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and very attentive and knowledgeable staff. Place was busy but there was no delays in the food.

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Thank steve g
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last night,wonderful food great quality lamb. Chicken wings was perfect,all in all food was spot on. Will visit very soon... do visit when you can! Small place but the food is GREAT!

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Thank Dr s
Birmingham
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here in London for a weekend trip and was delighted to find this gem of a restaurant. The service was excellent and it seems like its pretty popular as it was fairly crowded so I would advise to book ahead. I have read other reviewers saying that the service was a bit slow but we didn't find this... More 

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Windsor, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very difficult to find authentic Malaysian food in London, but this is probably the best you'll find. The only other place that sells proper Malay food is Dapur on Clerkenwell Road. There are a number of other so-called restaurants purporting to sell Malay/Singapore food, but most of these sell some kind of bastardised Chinese buffet/take-away type food that bear no... More 

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Stratford Upon Avon
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12 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very tasty dishes and a good range of wines - cosy but with space also in the basement, I have eaten there 4 times in 5 weeks.

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Thank Ken H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

As other reviews have stated, the food was fantastic and incredibly delicious, great prices but the service was very slow. Quite a long wait before our order was taken and our food was served and needed some prompting. I had the tofu vegetable skewer and the caramelised aubergine curry and both were fantastic.

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Thank ellenconstance
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Satay House is a delightful discovery and for those who need their fix of Malaysian or Indonesian food this is the place to be. The menu is excellent with lots of Malay and Indonesian favourites and we ordered the satay and spring rolls both were excellent and tasty. I then went for the comfort of Beef Redang ( simply stunning... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I have been to Satay house many times and was very impressed. This was my default place for good Malaysian food. This time though unfortunately it was different. I was here as part of a work dinner. We ordered our drinks and then had to ask twice for a waiter to take our order. Perhaps it was because we were... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The food is authentic and the ambience is great. The mains are particularly good and filling. Definitely recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $25
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Sale Place | Paddington, London W2 1PX, England
    (Sussex Gardens)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7723 6763
Description
For more than 30 years, Satay House restaurant in London���s Paddington has been attracting lovers of Malaysian cuisine from all over the capital and across the globe. Satay House Malaysian restaurant was given a rejuvenating makeover in 2006 by the designers of Wagamama so it now sports cheerful orange feature walls with hibiscus flower stencils, sleek leather upholstery and pools of warm light. Despite the name, the food isn���t just about ���meat on sticks���, though Satay House���s satay is likely to be the best in the city. Certainly the restaurant is a home-away-from-home for ex-pat Malaysians and there are regular visits from the Malaysian royal family. Large portions of fiery sambal and traditional rending curries offer the perfect opportunity to eat ���Hidangan style���, or sharing with the rest of your table as in traditional Malay culture. All food served at Satay House is certified Halal and the soft beverages include several intriguing Malay offerings.

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