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Ho Jiak Haymarket

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#285 of 5,140 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner

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Ho Jiak Haymarket is Sydney’s first Malaysian Nyonya grill house and is inspired by the homestyle and street food dishes that Head Chef Junda Khoo grew up cooking with his amah in the family kitchen. Feast on thick, spicy Laksa with chewy al dente egg noodles, rated one of the best in Sydney. Or embrace the Nyonya grill with a grilled tasting platter of lamb cutlets, chicken and seafood, complete with BBQ char lines and chilli sambal sauce. The ground floor of the two-story restaurant is inspired by the street Chef Khoo grew up on in Penang, Lebuh Ah Quee. Up on the first floor, the decor is styled like his grandma’s home, a place full of love and laughter. Welcome to Amah’s Kitchen…
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Asian, Malaysian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in for lunch after a long shopping trip at the Haymarket. What a delight! Scrumptious flavours and a HUGE menu. The laksa was divine and super reasonably priced. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank carmichael12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for lunch, and we had a pram with us. The staff were friendly and helpful in accommodating us in what is a small restaurant (thank you!) The food was exceptional. Fresh and delicious with an awesome kick of spice in most of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 295beths
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first time & the food was delicious! We ordered a few meals to share & the portions fed us so well! Easy to walk to from the city, expect a line up but worth the wait! The owner & staff are so friendly! Will...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Cocoribbon
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Great food with good wine list. What we ordered were all good. There were two of us only. So many other dishes that we wanted to try. Good services from the waiters and waitresses too. Definitely will go back.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BubbaAme
Reviewed May 6, 2019

Reasonably priced food for Sydney standards. The food is good, but not exceptional. The best dish you can place your bets on is probably the indomee goreng. The staff's pretty friendly but were not as attentive due to the crowd size. The air-conditioning leaked and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank AbbyS1281
Reviewed April 18, 2019

The waitress provided a great insight into the menu and the suggestions were spot on. We had the beef rendang, chicken satays, Nyonya deep fried chicken and special fried rice. Every dish was to die for, not too spicy but enough to bring back wonderful...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Pacola1
Reviewed April 18, 2019

Awesome Malaysian food and everything was delicious! Went for a birthday party and we were very well looked after. I will be back for sure .... I want to try everything on the menu :)

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ryankerrie
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

It was a long queue from 6pm Friday night. I was there early and the restaurant was full. Surprised that people have such early dinner. The restaurant has 2 floors. We were in ground one which looks like a cozy street restaurant. It is clean,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ceciliachau
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Yum. Ordered the Hainan Chicken Rice and Char Kway Teow then asked what else we should get. Our waiter recommended a vegetarian curry that just made the meal. Last time mum had Malaysian was 1956 after going to the Olympic games in Melb SO thankyou...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Judy J
Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

We have been here twice now and will keep on returning. The first time we had the best laksa I've had in Sydney and the Hainanese chicken rice which was also superb. This time we had the nasi lemak and char kway teow, mmmm yeah!...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the
entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk
through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where
aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers
transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors
can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the
neighborhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum
cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the
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December 9, 2018|
Response from Ho J | Property representative |
Hi Rex, yes our Haymarket branch is open. Please note that there is a $3 per person public holiday surcharge. Thank you!
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