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The Malaya

) #24 of 4,736 Restaurants in Sydney $$ - $$$ Asian, , Malaysian
39 Lime St | King Street Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9279 1170
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Lime St | King Street Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed May 31, 2016

Attended a banquet with 10 others. The food was sensational. The service prompt and attentive. The venue itself was fantastic with a great location. We started off with a series of starter/sharing plates that were brought out separately. The salt and pepper prawn was an...More

Thank Ben W
Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I went here recently for the first time in about 10 years, maybe more. I was excited to find that it was still there as I remembered some really good meals in the past. It all starred well with good staff and a great atmosphere....More

Thank BrianH40
Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Bustling busy restaurant full of the great smells of Malaysia. Solid but not great service with great food. Good choices vegan and vegetarian foods. Satay was excellent as was Rendang. White list excellent. Only small issue is that is was fairly loud. Great night.

Thank Lisa and Ken M
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Every dish was beautiful, nice atmosphere and efficient service. Definitely won't be disappointed if you visit Must visit again soon!

Thank MariaChrissy
Reviewed May 13, 2016

I visited the restaurant on a Friday evening before it got too crowed. The service was good and the food delicious. Accept that prices are a bit higher which is normal for a restaurant with that quality directly located at Kings Wharf

Thank ThRued
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Then this is the place for you! First time here and i was looking forward to having a meal here. My tolerance for Chilli I realised last night was low but I appreciated the style and technical ability of the meals. Service was friendly and...More

Thank Arabella H
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Unfortunately its hard if not impossible to find a dish without chilli. Good meal just the same but a little pricey

1  Thank Al B
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for quite some time now Great staff good food although can be a tad spicey some time love the seafood skewers well done team Malaya

Thank gallowayyyyy
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We went back to the Malaya tonight after a long break. We will not be rushing back again. While there were a couple of dishes that excelled. Most of the food would be more at home in a local suburban restaurant at one third of...More

Thank KK_M_11
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Great service, great food. Everything was spot on! Bit pricey, but the taste was worth every penny. Happy chap

Thank Myung K
Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been
transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment
for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining
options from budget to upscale and million dollar
views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends
for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to DJ's.
Families can visit the Chinese Garden of Friendship or
the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the world.
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November 5, 2016|
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Response from 12NorthernLights | Reviewed this property |
Hi JEN It's fully licensed and so sadly I very much doubt it. Cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$22 - $89
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Lime St | King Street Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9279 1170
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