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Selera Malaysian Cafe

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487 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand
09 520 7977
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The menu has a lot of things on it, but not a lot of variety. I ordered a chicken cashew dish, which tasted like run-of-the-mill Chinese takeaways. They also want payment upfront, which doesn't give off a particularly friendly vibe, and means you have to get up to pay again if you do want more during your meal. I won't... More 

Thank nztr
Hamilton, New Zealand
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sorry had a very bad experience here!! the service was terrible..... the food was below average....this isn't authentic Malay food at all!!! No wine or beer menu!!! such a shame as it was recommended to us as a great casual dinning restaurant I just cant say anything good about it wont be back

Thank Brycee10
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Ordered salt and pepper fish for a work lunch break $16.50 on the phone went to pick it up got back to work and it was tiny hardly any fish at all and heaps of rice!! Tried to call them and ask why and of course no one could understand me. Wast of money!!!!

Thank Wonderer2016
Auckland, NZ
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Often stop by for a quick lunch. Food has been "modified" to cater for local tastes, so a bit of a disappointment that spicy is not really spicy! All in all quite good. Have recently realised that prices have gone up.

Thank CSWE
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I haven't had a bad meal here. From simple wonton soup with a side of broccoli to lobak it's all beautiful. The Laksa are some of the best in Auckland. It's not a smart place and you pay before you eat, it can get cramped BUT the food is fantastic.

Thank Neville O
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Passes this place a couple of times and decided to eat there today. I do know how they got the A star rating for hygiene as from what I observed it didn't deserve that rating. My partner ordered a fish and chicken like soup dish which he said was lovely. I ordered the chicken cashew dinner which I had eaten... More 

Thank Emeralde2014
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

They offer both inside and outside seating. The store has a very busy cosy atmosphere. Service was very good we were seated promptly and go venue a menu. They were able to accommodate for me being vegetarian. Food came within 10mins of ordering! Very fast and tasted great! We were warned that the food was spicy and it delived with... More 

Thank Binkytoff
Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We have tried a few Malaysian food in Auckland, and found this one the best in taste. Our all time favorite - Nasi Lemak, Seafood Laksa, and Fish Collar Noodles Yummmm... I'm drooling again!!!

Thank Mia1003
The Netherlands
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Nice fresh and tasty food, for a good price. What time of day you pas by....they are always busy. Water and tea for free, the best restaurant in New Market.

Thank Reiziger08
Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

The laksa is very good which is served in an oversized bowl. Had the lo bak which was also authentic and tasty. The texture of the carrot cake dish though was a little mushy. This place does often have a queue at lunch time but quick service helps.

Thank Aloysius001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Asian, Malaysian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 487 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 09 520 7977

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?