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51 Centreway | Blackburn Road, Mount Waverley, Victoria 3149, Australia
03 9803 4355
11:30 am - 10:00 am
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Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 am
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were going to go to Carlton to see a movie and a meal but as the weather was dire we decided to go somewhere local. We are very glad we did We have a new favourite restaurant in Waverley. The servings were generous and delicious We ordered Beef Rendang, (Excellent,cooked to perfection ) Five Spice Calimari, (Cooked just right)... More 

Thank Heather K
Auckland, New Zealand
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming to this restaurant. The staff are outstanding -especially Casey and Irene -and the good is terrific. The Peking duck entree is perfectly sized as is the roti channai chicken -perfect in every way. Easy to find, easy parking and lovely smiling service. We will return again and again.

Thank rustyharpoon11
Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

So good. The chicken curry was amazing as were the Duck pancakes! Who needs to go to the city or Malaysia when you can have awesome food in the burbs. The menu has lots to choose from and I would love to go back to try some of the soups. Staff are really friendly and patient.

Thank Kate G
Frankston Sth, Victoria
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I think the prices here are quite expensive for what you get. Some of the dishes are fine, but others are a little tasteless and not what you'd expect for the price.

Thank Fran_from_Frankston
Nullagine, Australia
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216 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

For those nostalgic with Malaysian cuisine, this restaurant provides a nice fresh decore compared to the downbeat traditional joints. Provides more walking rooms and caters for bigger groups. Pleasant place for gathering and celebrations.

Thank Mei Y
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent night with friends at Straits Kitchen. The tasty, authentic Malaysian food was matched by the friendly and efficient staff. All of the food was very flavorsome with the Singapore chill praws the highlight by a whisker over a melt in the mouth Beef Rendang. Pinewood appears to be a real little foody suburban outpost well worth visiting... More 

Thank Michael P
Melbourne, Australia
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135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food at very reasonable prices. I had steamed chicken with rice, and sambals. Was just as good as when i have eaten it in Malaysia. Was very comfortable seating, and was very roomy and quiet. Will definably be back.

Thank marsy007
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Last December (2015) we had to do a last-minute booking for dinner for 7 on a Saturday night. They were fully booked but they managed to squeeze us in. That's great customer service and how to win repeat customers! The staff were very polite and helpful, and the food was magnificent. We ordered quite a few different dishes, and they... More 

Thank Greg-n-Lee
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

First visit to this suburban restaurant surrounded by a range of other restaurant cuisines. Sharing plates between six, the best entree is the roti chicken rolls with a zesty peanut sauce, and by far the stand-out main was melt-in-the-mouth beef rendang. Not sharing this one again! :) Tamarind prawns was sadly lacklustre, direct opposite to the menu description. Massive prawns... More 

Thank KPMelanieB
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

So one may walk into the place expecting some amazing Malasian Food, only to get highly disappointed. Don't judge Malasian food basis your experience at this place cause it genuinely is good at other places. Apart from the food, the service is also below average. Highly recommend against it. The picture: tried adding as much Sambal as possible to bring... More 

Thank SoloTraveler1110

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Centreway | Blackburn Road, Mount Waverley, Victoria 3149, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Mount Waverley
  • Phone Number: 03 9803 4355

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