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Hakalok

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7 Shoplands, Welwyn Garden City AL8 7RH, England
441707392388
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

arrived at the restaurant early we were the first customers in the place,we were welcomed like we were long lost customers.we ordered our food stating with soup which was both hot and welcoming,the main coarse it was suggested by our waiter to choose different meals so that we could swap dishes my wife chose mango chicken and i chose Malaysian... More 

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Thank leonardjacob652
Hertfordshire
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here regularly, friendly and attentive staff. However, Hygiene Rating is only 2 (out of 5) so, obviously, not displayed. Quality of food is slipping and not as good as it used to be. Will not rush back there any time soon, which is a pity as it's very convenient to where I live.

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Thank Henryka
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having used this restaurant as a sit-in diner and regularly for takeaway Thai food, out last two takeaways have been of poor quality. As a family we usually order the same array of dishes but recently the experience has left us disappointed and resolved to go elsewhere. I can no longer recommend this once favourite restaurant.

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Thank Ian C
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My teenage kids and I often enjoy a visit to Hakalok. The staff are always friendly, the food is properly prepared from fresh ingredients rather than reheated/pre made like so many "similar" places. (oh and the secret is .. that the owner Chun also owns the fish & chip shop next door but one and if one of you has... More 

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Thank NickyTwoHats
Hertfordshire UK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The service and food were excellent. Highly recommend. The staff were very attentive and served the courses at a slower rate when we requested it. Will go back soon, and recommend to friends.

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Thank lordmooshy
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Really good Laksa and some really nice surprises. Quite authentic taste none was too spicy. The lamb rendeng was a bit too salty, all others were very good at very reasonable price

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Thank Allen P
Welwyn, Herts
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87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit and we cannot understand why considering Hakalok has been open ten years. From the welcome to the food to the amazing value we were blown away, so much so we're already planning our next trip. Highly recommended.

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Thank Weloveskye
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We come here for the amazing food. The decor is sparse and practical and the service good. It's busy even early in the week and popular with locals.

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Thank DaisySP2015
Welwyn, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Superb! We have eaten there on many occasions. Everything on the menu is gorgeous. The staff are very helpful and accommodating.

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Thank Irene M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Popped in here atter work the other night and had squid followed by Malaysian curry. Squid was perfectly cooked, not rubbery at all. Curry was well flavoured and nice and spicy. Very efficient service. Great little place at a good price.

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Shoplands, Welwyn Garden City AL8 7RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: 441707392388
Description
Authentic Malaysian, Thai Restaurant and Take-Away. Discover the traditional hospitality and cuisine of Malaysia.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?