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Malay Chinese Takeaway

Shop 1, 50-58 Hunter St, SYDNEY NSW 2000

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Restaurants - Sydney, NSW

Malay Chinese Takeaway located in Sydney specialises in Lunch. Accept Eat-in, take-away, B.Y.O.

Malay Chinese Takeaway is a family-owned business, has been operating for over 20 years in the Sydney.

It all began in 1987, in a shoe-box sized location in the lower level of the old Carlton Arcade. Over the years this popular hawker-style eatery has expanded and earned a reputation for its affordable and authentic Malaysian/ Chinese cuisine. Popular dishes include the laksa, har mee (prawn noodle soup) and Hainan chicken rice, just to name a few. Choose from the regular menu or try the daily special.

Come in early to avoid the lunchtime crowds. Opening hours are 11am to 7.30pm on weekdays, and 11am to 6pm on Saturday. Eat-in, take-away, B.Y.O.

Serve soup, rice combos and more.

The great laksa debate will rage eternal but since Mr To left the building at To's in North Sydney, the mantle has been handed to Malay Chinese Takeaway. Not too rich, not too oily, the laksa here is slick and packed with flavour.

Lunchtime queues are common here, so it’s worth arriving slightly outside peak times. Despite the name, much of the business is eat-in at laminate tables and plastic chairs and the service is pretty swift. The king prawn and chicken laksa lemak features tender slices of breast meat, a few fat, firm-flesh prawns and rice vermicelli in a slightly sweet soup. Chilli spicing is in the medium range but can be boosted with the excellent sambal from the ceramic jar on the front counter.

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