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The Malaya

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

PRICE RANGE
$22 - $89
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been there on weekend with my daughter, the man who guided us to our seat is very friendly, but not for one of the waiter. I asked for a spare plate for my little daughter to share the meal, he looked confused and gave me...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank CandiceL320
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent service (which is often lacking in Sydney) - greeted on arrival, very professional wait staff, there was plenty of them in this very busy restaurant and they were attentive without being fussy. Food was beautiful and they catered very willingly for my son's food...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Gregandanna
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Gregandanna, Thank you for your feedback. We are so pleased to hear you and your guests enjoyed The Malaya experience. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Management

Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I came here last night and had fantastic meals. The restaurant is surprisingly large with beautiful views, just north of the Darling Harbour rat race. The food was brilliant as I say, best rendang I've ever had. Weirdly, my wife and I...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Macca_MJ
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Macca_MJ, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear we exceeded your expectation with food and service. Looking forward to welcoming you back at the restaurant again soon. Regards Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

First time for 15 years that I visited and am pleased to say it was superb. My wife is from South East Asia and a keen cook and she found the food first rate. Chicken sate was authentic and less sweet that Malaysia version. Beef...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Philippo A
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Philippo A, Thank you for your feedback. So pleased you and your wife enjoyed your dining experience with us. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our wonderful team. Regards Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely great food from start to finish there is not a dish I could fault, the service was fantastic highly recommend

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Tim W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Malaya, have been here many times and am never disappointed.. The food and service are wonderful you won’t be disappointed whatever you choose. They have a great option of banquets if you can’t decide. They view and ambiance are also outstanding but go...More

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

Beyond our high expectations. Exceptional food and service. Only criticism is noisy. Great location looking out over Darling Harbour.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank audidudeNZ
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi audidudeNZ, Thank you for your feedback. So pleased to hear you had a wonderful team dining with us and we exceeded your expectations. Regards Management

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Malay and modern Chinese fusion food in a trendy style. Great views of Sydney waterfront and harbour. Food comes quickly as it gets ready in their open kitchen. Very veggie friendly. Great bar and very effective and friendly staff. Good for business, friends, family...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank EdwinVdO
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi EdwinVdO, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed The Malaya experience on your recent visit. Will be sure to pass on your kind words to our wonderful team. Regards Management

Reviewed June 5, 2019

Was here during the Vivid Festival and had a great dining experience. The venue well placed to catch all the harbour activity. The food was fantastic, tasty and fresh and plenty to choose from. The waiter, Sareth, took time to explain the menu and let...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank YasumiE
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2019

Hi YasumiE, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed The Malaya experience on your recent visit. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to your waiter. Looking forward to your next visit on your next trip to...More

Reviewed June 5, 2019

Every anniversary my husband and I go to The Malaya. Also any special night out we always choose this place. The food is fresh, very tasty. Great location, and if you can get a seat near the window, great view.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank AusKat71
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2019

Hi AusKat71, Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoy The Malaya experience on your yearly visits. Looking forward to having you dine with us again soon. Regards Management

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Willowtree24
February 19, 2019|
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Response from duan91 | Property representative |
Hi Willowtree24, Yes the restaurant is child friendly. It is recommended on the weekend to dine in early as it can be 'lively' from 8pm. Regards
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February 16, 2019|
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Response from duan91 | Property representative |
Yes it is open on Sunday evenings from 6pm.
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