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“Extraordinarily good food.”

Vistana Malaysian Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 58 Restaurants in Charlestown
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Malaysian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 6, 2012

What a surprise this restaurant is.

The first time we visited was because we were staying in a motel nearby and couldnt be bothered driving anywhere for dinner, so we walked inside what appeared to be a basic cafe style restaurant Asian restaurant and ordered a couple of dishes. From that moment on, we make an effort to dine at the Vistana whenever we are in the Newcastle area.

The food is wonderfully presented and the taste is just sensational, leaving all the other Malaysian restaurants we have visited in their shadow.

Parking isnt easy, so my recommendation is to go into the Mackers car park next door and leave the car there. Take a beer or some wine with you as the restaurant doesnt sell them, but there is a bottle shop across the other side of the Pacific Highway if you dont mind walking up to the lights to cross.

Having been back a few times now I can assure anyone with a taste for Asian food that the experience at Vistana will leave you looking for an excuse to move house to Charlestown just to make it easy to enjoy their food at least once a week!!!

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Reviewed January 29, 2012

A nicely set up and decorated restaurant with all the usual Malaysian dishes plus some "old time favourites" more at home in a suburban Chinese.
We had the Chicken Satay($10) and Roti($6) entrees and the Ipoh Char Hor Fun($13) and Salt and Pepper Tofu($14) for mains.
Service was pleasant and quick, servings were quite generous.
I would have liked a more traditional peanut sauce for the satay and the tofu was just ok, but we ate it all and were very satisfied.
With 2 soft drinks, dinner came to $50, pretty good value these days.

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3  Thank crosNewcastle_N_S_W_
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Reviewed January 10, 2012

Went with a few friends that are regular patrons & was pleasantly surprised at how good it was. Staffs were very friendly & a plus for me was a clean kitchen which you could see from the counter. Food was fresh & tasty & service was efficient. We had a variety of dishes & were all great.
Nothing fancy as decorating goes. It's BYO. FREE parking next door at McDonalds or out the front within certain times. We'll definitely be returning.

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2  Thank cobba19
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