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The Malayan Council

$$ - $$$Cafe, Asian,
22 Dunlop Street, Singapore 209350, Singapore
+65 9002 4414
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Asian, Singaporean, Halal
$$ - $$$
22 Dunlop Street, Singapore 209350, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Within walking distance, near to Jalan Besar MRT station. Take exit A, cross the road in front and walk towards Dunlop Street, look for unit 22. Halal certified restaurant/ cafe. Staff are warm, friendly, funny and generous. They made us laugh so much too when...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank OLCmong
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Treated my friend to a birthday dinner and had heard a lot about The Malayan Council from family. I wanted a place that had great food, not too expensive and gives good portions - this place was perfect! Although a little more on the expensive...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank l0ganemery
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The local flavored cakes are very well baked. Especially ondeh ondeh and durian cake. Service is good and friendly!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jlawjm
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant which serves the best malay fusion food. Good service with ample of space. But the table too small for the plates if you order multiple dishes. Need to improve on plating as there is no way the space or the table can be...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hermanr0seli
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited Malayan Council to break fast during Ramadan, with my family. I had just returned from a Football match and was expecting to enjoy a nice meal with my family. Obviously, I was starving and couldn’t wait for my food to arrive. Note that my...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank MuzainyS
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Brought my family here to celebrate my mum's birthday. We enjoyed the meal being serve along with the portions given. While pricey i felt it was worth the penny as you dont often fine this cuisine elsewhere and it taste delicious too! I recommend trying...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank M M
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

It is a fasting month. The place was kind of crumb as it is fully booked. The food was quite a big portion for 2 if not a big eater. The price abt $20 - $40 abv for the mains and cake $8 - $10....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Gitech_gal0203
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

The place was hard to find (20min walk from bugis mrt). Went on a sat afternoon, there was no queue. Staff was service oriented. For some reason there was a table in front of the cashier and a customer there so we had to go...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AnqiLee
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Had my personal & family meals here before & decided to share the moments with my colleagues. Booked for my colleague Birthday & we had a good time having Celebration, Conversation & Sharing of some meals. The servers are friendly & they reply my emails...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank sashac915
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Browsing along Bussorah Street we found TMC and decided to try it . Such a disappointment . Food was not good . Not Fresh and restaurant used microwave to heat up food . Overpriced and not a second time

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank hairianiabdwahab
Little India
With a strong local Indian community, this pocket of
Singapore can feel like another place and time. Wander
past traditional barbershops while local residents in
brightly colored saris patronize retailers from
decades past. Peruse streets lined with colorful shops
as the aroma of curry tempts you to indulge. Listen to
the Bollywood music echoing from storefronts and take
in the stalls selling bright flowers, fabrics, and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Asian, Singaporean, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Dunlop Street, Singapore 209350, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Little India
  • Neighborhood: Little India
  • Phone Number: +65 9002 4414
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