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The Malaya

€€ - €€€Asian, , Malaysian
39 Lime St | King Street Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9279 1170
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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39 Lime St | King Street Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been to The Malaya many times but last night will be the last time. The arrogance shown by the manager who obviously doesn't respect his customers. We were told we had to leave by 8.30, so a 2 hour seating. I didnt see...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DavidB1005_13
Reviewed 5 days ago

went to the Malaya in October. Amazing food. still excellent service, Excellent food with so much flavour and always consistent. We had the Kapitan King Prawns totally out of this world, Beef Rendang which just melts in your mouth and an array of other dishes....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fiona e
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a great restaurant service was outstanding in a great spot on king St Wharf looking over to Darling Harbour . We were a party of four and chose the banquet the entrees were delicious and the mains were fantastic which included the amazing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Judi T
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Judy T, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear you and your guests enjoyed the wonderful flavors of the Signature Banquet. This is one of our most popular menus and for good reason, it’s delicious! I will be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has a great view situated by the harbour. The food is delecious and well spiced and is value for money. The staff is freindly and serviceminded. Only draw back is the noise level if it is full. It is hard to have a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank E5105VXmichaelm
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi E5105VXmichaelm, Thank you for your feedback. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your overall dining experience with us. We have an extremely hard working team of staff who deliver a consistent product. You are right in saying the restaurant can be ‘lively’ when...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interior pretty, views of convention centre and darling harbour were lovely. Service was good. Food was tasty but extremely salty and surprisingly chilli hot. I wouldn’t returnMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EmilyFS
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi EmilyFS, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the ambience of the restaurant and wonderful attentive service. Should we of known of any inconsistency with the food on the evening, we would of been more than happy to replace...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are several great restaurants in Sydney. I like to try a new restaurant for dinner every night. The best selection of restaurants are around the Darling Harbour and the Circular Quay. I went to The Malaya on Darling Harbour and I was really delighted....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CHARLES D
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi CHARLES D, Thank you taking the time to review us. We are so delighted to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We have a hard working team of staff who deliver consistently on product and service. We do hope you visit again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the Malaya on work trip. Haven’t been for a while but boy it did not disappoint. This is by far the best place to eat. I loved it. The service is always impeccable. Great value. Great food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rjjackson67
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi rjjackson67, Thank you for your feedback. So pleased we delivered on food and service yet again. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our wonderful team of staff. Kind regards The Malaya Management Team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been going to the Malaya for forty years, firstly in George Street Central and now in it's current location. Unbelievable food, great service, great views. In Sydney, then get there!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Phil W
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Phil W, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear you have been impressed by the food and service of The Malaya for many years. We believe the key to our longstanding business is consistency. Looking forward to having you dine with...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

great location and nice service .. A special thanks for reception team and f and b service department staffs..all are proffessional and help full for visiters

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank fernojian
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi fernojian, Thank you for your awesome review! We are so thrilled to hear you had a wonderful dining experience with us. Kind regards The Malaya Management Team

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

I haven’t been to the Malaya for some time, mainly because I normally can’t get in but this week I managed with some overseas friends and we were knocked out. I’d forgotten how good this place is. I was a little disappointed that they were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cymbid64
duan91, Manager at The Malaya, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Hi Cymbid64, Thank you for your sensational review! We are so pleased to hear we lived up to your expectations again! For a long standing business such as ours, consistency is key. The Chilli Chicken Wings are loved by many of our long standing customers....More

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stephanieennis9
29 January 2018|
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Response from duan91 | Property representative |
Hi Stephanie, There is a large selection of vegan dishes on the menu. Please ask one of our friendly waitstaff when you come in and they can assist you with the menu. Regards
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satayl0r
4 January 2018|
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Response from duan91 | Property representative |
Hi Satayl0r, Thanks for your query We have a wide selection of dishes that contain no gluten ingredients, and some other dishes can be altered. However, we are unable to guarantee the absence of traces as wheat products... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$89
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Lime St | King Street Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9279 1170
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