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“Authentic dishes and wonderful tastes.”
Review of Malayan Cafe

Malayan Cafe
Ranked #3 of 46 Restaurants in Jaffna
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking distance from our hotel, we enjoyed the snacks at Malayan Cafe. The food is excellent, and the variety ranges from a full lunch of rice and vegetables to snacks such as vada, which arrives crisp and piping hot. Their tea is also very good.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Thank Popsy K
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Reviewed January 18, 2020

Every time I visit Jaffna I make it apoint to visit this caffe to enjoy some local food. Very often served on a Banana leaf in a traditional view. It is situated in a bust street and it is best you park your vehicle else where and walk there.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 17, 2020

Went here for breakfast and had the stringhoppers with sambar, dosa and a patty. The food was served quickly, it was simple and very tasty and the staff were warm and welcoming. Not a fussy or tourist venue which made it very nice and would definitely have gone again if I'd been in Jaffna longer.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Thank TheHungryCoupleNWLDN
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Reviewed January 10, 2020 via mobile

Just popped in on a walk around Jaffna centre, and it was fantastic.
Ordered a bit of everything and got a banana leaf as a plate.
No spoon or knife but no worries.
The taste was very authentic and very good. A bit spicy, but not I'll kill you strong.
Very friendly staff

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank jessjuulh
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

No frills, informal atmosphere, with very tasty veg meals, everything serve on banana leaves, with various methods to sop up fabulous flavours.

Friendly staff. Packed with locals slipping off the crowded Grand Bazaar for a quick meal, and more adventurous travellers who are fond of Jaffna faves.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Nthusiast-RCJ
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