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Malaya Inn

25 Village Ave, Doncaster, Manningham, Victoria 3108, Australia
+61 3 9857 4269
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
Oct 7, 2018
“Great home cooked food, perfect for families”
Sep 26, 2017
“Love the home cooked food, its speed of the service, home away from home meal”
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
25 Village Ave, Doncaster, Manningham, Victoria 3108, Australia
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of my family's old faithfuls. The food here is always good. My absolute favourites are the seafood claypot tofu and kangkung belacan. Just like my mum's. The pork hock is also amazing - but very rich! Nothing fancy, but super home cooked...More

Thank simone6789
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The owner, the grannny has been there for the past 20 years. Just come to realize that we've been in Melbourne for so long and ate at this restaurant for 20 years. If you are from any Asian countries and enjoy Asian food, this is...More

1  Thank Hwa W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had frequented this place many years ago when we lived in Doncaster before moving to an inner suburb. Decided to have lunch here when we visited this area recently. The owners are different from the people we knew many years ago. Food is mediocre....More

Thank PlanetOz
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly family owned. Great authentic Singaporean meals, but get take away as its fairly average/ no personality decor.

Thank Its_Just_Food
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We used to love this place years and years ago. Somewhere along the line, the dishes fell short in taste and serve size so we stopped. Over the last 5 years, we given it a go at least twice. Sad to say, the old glory...More

2  Thank melb0urnef00die
Reviewed 24 January 2017

@JW @Pauline S. Can confirm your reviews, in fact, you might have been too kind. I've brought my family there for over fifteen years and food generally good, sometimes exceptional like the crispy oyster omelette "oh-chien" (4.5 stars) - and my personal favourite - "poh...More

1  Thank dreamsysdesignp
Reviewed 12 January 2017

You need to order the correct dishes in this place as some are excellent and others are ok. However, this place does the best oyster omelette I have eaten in years in Melbourne! Do yourself a favour if you have not tried this Singaporean street...More

Thank Denise & Paul D
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Tried Ipoh noodles and laksa here on a week night. Not many people around on the day and we were able to get a seat without reservation. Laksa is nice, not as salty and full of MSG like other places. Serving size is good. Ipoh...More

Thank E7110YRtoml
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my usual Tuesday lunch group. Ordered a wife variety of dishes With the exception of the oyster omelette and Singapore fried prawn noodles, the other dishes ordered were average. The char kweh teow lack the wok taste even though they used lard. The...More

Thank Gerald S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We've been here coming here for years, since opening, it has changed hands a few times, I think .... great for a while then bad, good, bad and good again, it's like an ongoing TV Soap that has been running for years. The current owners...More

Thank Jeffrie T
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Village Ave, Doncaster, Manningham, Victoria 3108, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Manningham  >  Doncaster
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9857 4269
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