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Malay Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Asian, Sri Lankan, Halal
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115 Hill St, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
+94 11 7 777999
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 23:30
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had chicken buriyani here and iot tasted good, recommend. If you are walking from top of Hill street it is a slow climb but easy to do so. Go to the second floor to eat in and order for chicken biryani tastes very nice

Thank Navam T
Panadura, Sri Lanka
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

The service was on time as i ordered take away and the food portion they give out is more compared to other places, the crab curry was wonderful. staff was ok! take away prices are less compared to the din-in prices but only this is the place is small.

Thank kasun005
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I went to have something because i was so hungry ordered a chicken chawarma and a avacado juice..... The juice was a thick milk no taste at all, and it took about 30 min for the food to come, and it was next to nothing, It was so vomitish. But the bill amount was 5star, not worth at all.............

Thank Faiq G
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

there is a very good place to eat in or take away foods its Malay on the hill street dehiwala not to far from dehiwala junction the foods is very hot and spicy also very tasty good for the price that you should try

1 Thank newchoice99
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The food here is amazing and potions are huge. Price is also okay because of the large portions they give out, but customer service here is horrible. The people working here are so arrogant.

1 Thank Lloydperera13
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I went there with my friends to have dinner. We ordered Tom Yum soup because one of my friends wants to experience it. It's a total waste of money because it's like a leftovers of a curry. After that we ordered chicken Shawarmas. Those shawarmas were cold and any of us couldn't find any kind of taste in it. Total... More 

Thank Udara M
Beruwala, Sri Lanka
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant almost closing time this is a busy and reputed restaurant but maybe we picked a bad day to visit we ordered two rice dishes with three side dishes but the Rice was stale and we can taste something wrong when we say this to the waiter he was trying to give that rice packed and take... More 

Thank lafranshuaib
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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128 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Malay' Restaurants lamprais is one of their best sellers (Lunch). Very rich, flavorful and generous, a portion worth LKR 420 easily foods two. A great variety of other items including Biriyani-Indian style and Malay style, Nasi Goreng, and a lot of interesting main courses obtainable via takeout or dine in in a small area. Dont expect top class quality, but... More 

Thank Jeeshan M
Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

we order delivery , chicken buriyani and beef buriyani on 25th of may 2015 , it delivered to our door after 1 hour.after the driver left we sat to eat when we open the food we are very displeasure . its not buriyani they just put some food color and with ghee. and when we called them they said the... More 

Thank Safiq A
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

First, I was surprised by a biriyani a friend of mine got delivered to office for lunch. Since then, we have got them delivered about 20 times to office. So, one day, we thought of visiting the place for lunch. On the first look, it appears to be a small take out place which you find in every corner of... More 

1 Thank prime9896

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Sri Lankan, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Hill St, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
  • Phone Number: +94 11 7 777999

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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?