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“Heavy use of spice”
Review of Saravana Bhavan

Saravana Bhavan
Ranked #150 of 4,387 Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed December 4, 2012 via mobile

Food here can be very inconsistent but mostly its so over spiced that you dont taste the vegetables but the spices instead.

Try sangeetha's in masjid india or 'WTF cafe' in Bangsar instead.

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Reviewed November 15, 2012

Staff here tried to sell us more food than we wanted and actually got angry when we didn't order drinks. Were complaining among each other loudly deliberately so we could hear. The place was almost empty so it's not like we were taking up a table that would otherwise be taken by someone who would order more.

We looked around at the (Indian) locals eating and most were just drinking table water. We are white Westerners so we reckon there is racism at play here.

The food was actually really nice but they made us feel so uncomfortable that I felt the need to write a negative review.

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1  Thank pafpa
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

I had been to Saravana Bhavan - Brick field and Masjid India. The food is really very tasty and authentic at SB brickfield and I visit more frequently at this place than the masjid India. The location brick field is much convenient and comfortable than the other one. Food was very tasty even though it is at a higher price for some items. The quantity served for some items such as Vegetable biriyani, Pualu etc. is less. Over all it is a nice place to have authentic south indian food. The dosa & chutney, vada & sambar, Idly, tea, coffee etc.are really very tasty. The mini tiffin served is also very nice. Service is also very good. I love to go to this restaurant for a tasty south indian food.

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Reviewed July 29, 2012

I used to be a big fan of SVB sweets. The standard has gone down now. However, few of their food items are still tasty. Service is good.

Must Try:

Breakfast & Dinner:
Kichadi
Kara Thosai
Parotha (with potato masala & vege khorma)

Gravies:
Vege Kofta
Punjabi Dum Aloo (slightly sweet)

Rice Varieties:
Paneer Pulao

Snacks:
Vadai
Mushroom Rogan Josh
Kara

Slightly expensive, yet a satisfying place.

P.S: A place for Indian tourists if they miss homefood.

They do deliver food with a RM 3 charge. (Fast delivery in fact)

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2  Thank Munzi B
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Reviewed May 20, 2012

This review is on Saravana Bhavan in Brickfields, which is very close to the KL Sentral station.
We were visiting Kuala Lumpur as a family for 4 days, in the sight seeing hop on hop off bus that we took, I noticed the Saravana Bhavan from the bus and we thought we should go have dinner that night. It turned out that this is walking distance from the Le Meridian hotel that we were staying in, right across KL Sentral station. The food was excellent and service was pretty fast. We had vegetarian Thali (full meals), Dosa and Pav Bhaji for a family of four. It is nicely kept and clean. They do not serve any non vegetarian dishes including eggs. The vegetarian thali was pretty filling for one person.

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