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Total Score

8.8
3925 reviews
Recommended
(9.2)
Food
(9.0)
Service
(8.7)
Value for money
(8.0)
Atmosphere
(8.5)

dined on Fri, 10 May 2019

(9)
Arjay was great and the food delicious.

dined on Fri, 10 May 2019

(10)
Great food time and time again

dined on Thu, 9 May 2019

(9)
Took 12 - 21 year olds - great cocktails!! Yummy Food! Great Fun!

dined on Wed, 8 May 2019

(9)
The restaurant is situated overlooking the waters of Darling Harbour. The place is usually always full so I do recommend that you book before dining. I chose The Malaya set Banquet for $71. I was able to swap a few dishes and also add one or two extras to the table. Cocktails list is fabulous as is the taste. Those drinks just disappear so easily! The evening was perfect from beginning to end. William (Maître d) welcomes you in arrival. The wait staff were ever so polite and helpful with the menu and drink selections. I have been coming to this restaurant for over 15 years and the ambience and standard of food service is always exceptional and of a consistent standard. We will be back again for sure!

dined on Wed, 8 May 2019

(8)
The fish cakes were excellent. Worth trying.

dined on Wed, 8 May 2019

(10)
Service was excellent, my wife has allergies and the waiter went above and beyond to ensure that her food was preservative free

dined on Mon, 6 May 2019

(9)
Legendary restaurant. Such a high standard and so consistent. May they last another 50 years.
Thanks Doug!
Restaurant The Malaya responded on Wed, 8 May 2019

dined on Sat, 4 May 2019

(8)
lovely night- good food and service- very spicy menu though- we had to ask for them to tone it down abit and they tried to accomodate

dined on Sat, 4 May 2019

(10)
Excellent as always!

dined on Sat, 4 May 2019

(5)
The food is fantastic; however, the service was terrible. We would have spent a lot more money if we could get service. This is based on last nights experience as we have enjoyed it many times before but would have to seriously think about it before going again. Also we went there for my birthday for a 6pm sitting and they had already run out of chilli chicken wings. This was one of the main reasons we went. If they are going to run out so early then we should have been warned when we booked to preorder. Ultimately it was a fairly disappointing experience.
Hi Amy, Thank you for your feedback. It is very disappointing for us to hear about your experience at the restaurant on Saturday evening. As you have dined with us many times previously, I do hope you understand that this is a rare occurrence. The Chilli Chicken Wings are a very popular dish, particularly on Saturday evenings. If it had been noted in your customer profile that you regularly ordered them, we would have offered a pre order at the time of booking. It was not noted, but now is noted in your customer profile on our booking system. We do hope that you can give us another chance in the future. Kindest regards Management
Restaurant The Malaya responded on Wed, 8 May 2019
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About The Malaya

A night of spice... For over 50 years, The Malaya has been serving up dishes that test taste buds with authentic spicy dishes based on traditional south east Asian cuisine. And judging from the groups of corporate diners and holidaygoers who crowd the Malaya's steeland-glass interiors day after day, they are clearly doing something right. Think you can handle chilli? See how spiceresistant you really are by putting your palate to the test with the 'extra hot' sambal. Located in Darling Harbour, the restaurant not only promises astonishing food but stunning sweeping waterviews in a contemporary and welcoming setting. Signature dishes include the spanner crab san choy bow for entrée and the delicious Duck Perchik for main. No matter what you choose you’re in for a real treat when you dine at The Malaya. Best dish: Duck Perchik

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