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Sri Pinang

Travellers' Choice award winner
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356 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-358 3886
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

OVERVIEW: A small unassuming restaurant , which was busy even on a Tuesday night! PROS: The pricing was reasonable, especially for dinner. The customer service was also excellent. CONS: To be frank, the food was lacklustre - the portions were barely sufficient and the flavours were dull. This review is titled the way it is, due to the high expectations... More 

2 Thank Audric_Kam
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I am Malaysian and I feel homey whenever I visit this place. They served a huge portion for a single person and it was tasty. The staffs are friendly and helpful.

Thank vlee81
Swansea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

After flying on Malaysian Airlines to New Zealand my son was very keen to try more Malaysian food while we were staying in Auckland. He checked out Trip Advisor (where else?) and discovered that Sri Pinang was a) top rated and b) only a short walk from where we were staying. We had an interesting, totally safe, stroll along the... More 

1 Thank TheTimHolmes
Tauranga, New Zealand
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

On entering the aroma of the place was a little off- putting but once we got used to it (which took a while) we settled down to enjoy our meal. We opted to order different dishes which we all shared. The food was varied & great from Nasi Goreng through various beef & chicken curries.

Thank Bigrinkles
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming when we arrived restaurant is very clean and all well presented staff friendly and best of all the food is really great restaurant was full on a Wednesday evening so no shortage of customers Recommend a booking so as not to be disappointed AA++

Thank J8006CQbills
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing I ordered without knowing what it was that I was ordering and it was the most delicious thing ever 😉 I would Deffo reccommend

Thank George S
Level Contributor
26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I've been dining here for well over 15 years. This Malaysian restaurant is an institution on K' Road, a stayer in an often changing strip of cafes, bars and clubs - for obvious reasons. It's well priced and well worth a visit. Highly recommended if you want to escape the over priced cafe and restaurant scene of nearby Ponsonby Road.

Thank CraigAuckland
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

An outstanding wee gem of a restaurant tucked away in plain view on K'Rd. Wonderfully authentic Malay cuisine with good vegetarian adaptations on the lunch menu, should this be a requirement. I do suggest making a booking for lunch as this is really a very popular lunch venue. Great value, marvellous food, you can't go wrong!!

Thank Vanya L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Terrific variety as expected, all dishes can be shared and every one we ordered was delicious, way above other higher-priced places - and the added bonus is it's BYO! Lovely hosts, the business at night is testament to how good this place is, with very reasonable K Rd prices. An extremely enjoyable, and "comfortable", dining experience. Only negative is that... More 

Thank BrandygirlAuckland
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

My sister in law and her partner insisted we went here on our visit from the UK. It is nothing much to look at with a very basic interior. However, from the first welcome from Angie to the smell of the food wafting out you sensed it was going to be good. BYO means you can't complain about the drink... More 

Thank DaiJEvs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-358 3886

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?