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“Excellent service”

Istana Malaysia Restaurant
Ranked #37 of 1,063 Restaurants in Wellington
Price range: US$10 - US$16
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Istana Malaysia in Wellington. Istana Malaysia translates to Palace of Malaysia, where the royals dwell and are served the finest Malaysian cuisine. First established on August 31st 1994, Istana Malaysia has long been recognised by its clientele as the best Malaysian restaurant in town. We warmly welcome you to come in and sample the rich and complex flavours of Malaysian cooking. Book a table for lunch or dinner at our fully licensed restaurant and experience the real taste of Malaysia! At Istana Malaysia each meal is cooked to order using fresh and authentic ingredients and methods. All spices are directly imported from Malaysia, guaranteeing that you will receive only the finest in traditional Malaysian cuisine. Each dish offers you a choice of mild, medium or hot to accommodate your individual tastes and preferences. From spicy satay and invigorating soups to indulgent banquets, Istana Malaysia's menu reflects the full spectrum of the Malay kitchen.
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Enjoyed the pleasant customer service, good ambiance. the food was yum and reasonably priced. Table service was just what you would expect.

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4  Thank NavN44
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Exceptional personal service from the hostess Meri complimented by a delightful meal (and sneaking back for dessert after our movie ended). If we ever make it back to Wellington, this will definitely be a return engagement for us

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Thank Jankel55
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IstanaMalaysia, Manager at Istana Malaysia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Dear Jankel55.

We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience at Istana Malaysia and we look forward to seeing you all again.

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

We happened upon this restaurant on our second night in Wellington. The food and service impressed us enough to come back two nights later.

The hosts were engaging and helpful in giving us some good advice for our upcoming travels in the North Island.

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Thank Olaf R
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IstanaMalaysia, Manager at Istana Malaysia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Dear Olaf R.

We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience at Istana Malaysia and we look forward to seeing you all again when you all in Wellington. Have a great holiday.

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

lamb korma absolute favourite! coconut rice delish. Lamb potato omelette thingy fantastic! service first class. a family favourite x

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Thank Alice L
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IstanaMalaysia, Manager at Istana Malaysia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear Alice L..

We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience at Istana Malaysia and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

My partner and two teenage sons have been regulars at Istana Malaysia since our boys were very young.
We return each time for the wonderful hospitality,friendly welcome and delicious food.
They really know how to look after their customers,and treat them as friends.
The food is exceptionally good and authentic.
Best garlic roti in Wellington -
We totally recommend that you try it!

1  Thank vgf65
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IstanaMalaysia, Manager at Istana Malaysia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear Vgf65,

Thank you so much for coming and trying our food and service! Looking forward to seeing you all again.

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