We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Satay House

#2,041 of 17,887 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Paddington / Maida Vale
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
13 Sale Place | Paddington, London W2 1PX, England (Sussex Gardens)
+44 20 7723 6763
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

366 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 321: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had some family over from New Zealand, and we took them to the Satay House. We booked a table for 6 adults and a child - when we arrived there were only 6 chairs at the table. The restaurant was heaving, which was a good sign. Unfortunately the waiter and waitress who were looking after us were average to... More 

Thank m_h_a_s_s_e_2_0_1_7
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
134 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here with high expectations after seeing the photos and browsing their menu online, it seemed so authentic to have all the menu in Malay. My wife bring Malaysian was especially excited. We arrived and saw the deco was modern and chic, and also more signs in Malay, a good star we thought. We ordered the Nasi lemak, prawns... More 

Thank chanshuikay
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the food and pleasant wait staff at this unassuming looking restaurant. Our waitress and other front staff were decidedly not Malaysian but no matter, everyone was helpful and did a fine job. She said thr cooks are Malaysian. Tiger Beer from Singapore complemented the food well. We ordered satay starter and a couple of mains with rice and roti... More 

Thank Don I
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just an average resturant. Not the place i would go back to or on top of my list. Service was okay. Not the best. Atmosphere was okay. But the restura t was well maintained.

Thank Wahedur C
Level Contributor
88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Good place for the lunch. Simple intérieur, fast service. Big portions. The lamb was very soft and juicy! I like Malaysian food and I was surprised how similar the taste was to the food that I had in Malaysia many years ago. Is sounds funny, but I was grateful for this amazing rice and lamb! I felt like I went... More 

1 Thank Iris F
Level Contributor
37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I came to the Saturday house last month, having not visited this restaurant since the 1980s! I used to work just around the corner when I first moved to London as a young woman, so I frequently came here with my boss and my colleagues for lunches. In those days it was very unassuming little restaurant, family run; Malaysian cuisine... More 

2 Thank Ghawdex
Level Contributor
47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We liked this small family run malaysian restaurant very much, even though the service was a little chaotic due to it beeing on two floors ... We loved it however, the food was very good and not overprice. We are sorry, that we only ate here on our very last evening ... If only we had discovered it earlier we... More 

Thank Netteanni
United Kingdom
Level Contributor
50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Revisited after Nearly 10 yrs I left london, I and my good friends was there yesterday 09/04/17) to celebrate my ahermm birthday. At first we been seated on the main floor which I request to the basement bcoz I know the level of noise then i ask to change our table, no question asked we r at the right corner... More 

Thank Dato' Edward R
Level Contributor
20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The place is in a nice area, the atmosphere is nice but not too formal. Perfect for a solo dinner - quiet, casual, relaxed. The food was amazing - honestly the best curry I've ever had. Prices are very good, too. Would go back anytime I'm back in London.

Thank Petit P
San Jose, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

There used to be a wonderful Malaysian restaurant in Dering Street called The Satay Stick. It was so authentic they would warn you not to eat certain assam dishes as they were generally too hot for the uninitiated. It closed about twenty five years ago and it was impossible to get a good laksa lemak or rendang until the satay... More 

Thank Nick S

Travellers who viewed Satay House also viewed

London, England

Been to Satay House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Sale Place | Paddington, London W2 1PX, England
    (Sussex Gardens)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Paddington / Maida Vale
  • Neighbourhood: Paddington / Maida Vale
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7723 6763
For more than 30 years, Satay House restaurant in London���s Paddington has been attracting lovers of Malaysian cuisine from all over the capital and across the globe. Satay House Malaysian restaurant was given a rejuvenating makeover in 2006 by the designers of Wagamama so it now sports cheerful orange feature walls with hibiscus flower stencils, sleek leather upholstery and pools of warm light. Despite the name, the food isn���t just about ���meat on sticks���, though Satay House���s satay is likely to be the best in the city. Certainly the restaurant is a home-away-from-home for ex-pat Malaysians and there are regular visits from the Malaysian royal family. Large portions of fiery sambal and traditional rending curries offer the perfect opportunity to eat ���Hidangan style���, or sharing with the rest of your table as in traditional Malay culture. All food served at Satay House is certified Halal and the soft beverages include several intriguing Malay offerings.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Satay House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?