Rasa Sayang

Malaysian Restaurant
5 Macclesfield St, Chinatown, Greater London, W1D 6AY, United Kingdom
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  • Today
    • 1:00 PM–3:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Tue
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Wed
    • Noon–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Thu
    • Noon–1:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • Noon–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–9:00 PM
£ £ £ £
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 172 votes

People like this place

  • What you need to know
    Sarah K.
    "Love the sambal fish, char kuey teow and nasi lemak."(8 Tips)
    Coileáin Ó.
    "nyonya style and not the malay style."(2 Tips)
    Denise K.
    "The chicken rice, fried vermicilli, teh tarik and char kuey teow"(5 Tips)
    Jay T.
    "Cheap London eats, the good dishes outweigh the thin ones."(5 Tips)
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  • nasi lemak
  • seafood
  • Malaysian food
  • good for a quick meal
  • beef rendang
  • curry
  • authentic
  • desserts
  • spicy food
  • chili crabs
  • noodles
  • home cooking
  • big portions
  • roti
  • shrimp
  • teh tarik
  • soup
  • laksa
  • sambal
  • eggs
  • Kam

    Quick and tasty!

    Kam · 3 weeks ago
  • Dani

    A pretty decent beef rendang. My Singaporean friend took me as it's her go to for comfort food. Very reasonably priced, they also have teh tarik, samba, and good laksa. I'd definitely come back

    Dani · October 21
  • Rahmawati D.

    Love the Nasi Goreng Istimewa, taste like the one in malaysia.

    Rahmawati D. · October 18
  • Soha L.

    The food here used to be good, but it wasn't this time. Not recommended for Malaysians who can taste the difference. The service however was efficient.

    Soha Lingam · September 20
  • Petrina S.

    Super-fast service. The food is very acceptable even by a Singaporean's standards.

    Petrina Soh · August 20
  • AY

    Oh chien( fried oyster with egg) is really good. Other things not as good as C&R.

    AY · July 21
  • Jess P.

    Don't need to book whenever I go, there is always a table. Great food and huge servings!

    Jess Parker · July 6
  • Asraf Hanafi S.

    This feels like home

  • Delia L.

    Was better and cheaper than a Malaysian supper club I went to so I guess that makes it OK

    Delia Laurent · March 13
  • Hwasung L.

    Good quality food and good portion. Efficient service as well!

    Hwasung Lee · December 3, 2014
  • Mary L.

    The laksa is beautifully presented but terribly disappointing. The soup is half decent, but it's a mystery why there are mint leaves included. They added nothing except a strange aftertaste.

    Mary L · November 11, 2014
  • Hui-ern N.

    Can't get enough of the ladies fingers in sambal

    Hui-ern Ng · October 29, 2014
  • Jonathan C.

    Authentic Malaysian food . Service is so so but at least you get some good value. Nasi Lemak and Penang Prawn are delighted, by London's standard.

    Jonathan Choo · October 29, 2014
  • D S.

    teh tarik, roti, and nasi lemak not as cheap as hawker markets in Singapore but pretty good food for London

    D Stewart · October 24, 2014
  • Shay M.

    If you're a fan of morning glory (behave!) be prepared to pay the price! My friends adored the roti here and the chicken dishes are big and filling. Food comes out as its ready.

    Shay M · September 24, 2014
  • ❤️🐝Nhag H.

    Great food n reasonable priced. The ice kacang is to die for.

  • Nick S.

    Laska is very good. Spicy!!

    Nick Shanker · August 16, 2014
  • Winnie M.

    If you're craving noodles, do not order the Satay Bee Hoon ("special of the week"). It's just a plate of vermicelli noodles swimming in sweet satay sauce with hardly any seafood in it.

    Winnie Malek · May 28, 2014
  • Cammy C.

    Horrible service, workers are not polite & the food is overrated...

    Cammy Chia · May 13, 2014
  • Chris t.

    Your taste buds will thank you

    Chris the vegetarian · April 11, 2014
  • Vul F.

    I'd avoid the nasi goreng due to the blandness taste of the rice..chicken satay and keropok was ok I guess

    Vul Fadli · March 16, 2014
  • Ni K.

    Very nice food

    Ni Ko · January 11, 2014
  • Pinot

    Great place for fried noodle!

    Pinot · January 7, 2014
  • Nadia N.

    The curry laksa was good 👍 and the teh tarik.

    Nadia Nadhira · December 28, 2013
  • Mehtab L.

    The food is quite good but the shrimp dish in the 'hot' section in the back if the menu was very small.

    Mehtab Labib · November 2, 2013
  • Mehtab L.

    Pearl tea is great!

    Mehtab Labib · November 2, 2013
  • ayaka w.

    Nyonya Cuisine in London !!! How great ~ don't expect it taste like Malay style , it's Nyonya . c'mon

    ayaka wong · October 9, 2013
  • Bhavan R.

    Impatient staff and poor vegetarian food. They literally just pulled the meat out of dish.

    Bhavan Ramanathan · September 26, 2013
  • Fu S.

    Good Rendang Rice and Nasi Lemak. Good service. Don't expect too much. It's just nice, worth to come if you miss Malaysian food. Quite authentic :)

    Fu Sheng · September 25, 2013
  • Coileáin Ó.

    The nasi lemak here is more like chinese/baba nyonya style and not the malay style.

    Coileáin Ó Gharrain · September 24, 2013
  • Amanda

    Upstairs and downstairs seating. Gets busy. Go the roti canai and tangy Assam fish curry = yum in your tum. Beware - the soya milk is freshly made so has a strong bean taste which some may not like.

    Amanda · August 30, 2013
  • Marina

    This place was packed. The portions are very generous. I had the chili crab and it was MASSIVE! Very tasty and really messy. Don't order it if you're having a business meeting or are on a date ;)

    Marina · July 9, 2013
  • misspuffy

    Try the Asian Vegetables With Dried Shrimp - Adore!!!

    misspuffy · May 12, 2013
  • misspuffy

    Try the Malaysian Fish Curry - With beef ran dang in the background. Our new favorite place.

    misspuffy · May 12, 2013
  • Sam L.

    Try the Hainanese Chicken Rice

    Sam Lee · March 13, 2013
  • Craig F.

    great food

    Craig F · February 20, 2013
  • Adam T.

    The chicken rendang is really nice, and a decent portion. The nasi lemak though, not so much. Reminds me of Madam Kwan's with less taste and less sauce. Overall pretty good place though.

    Adam Tengku · February 20, 2013
  • Yusri Echman

    Cant feel n taste d originality of Malaysian cuisines, poor service.

    Yusri Echman · February 17, 2013
  • Chdhurry

    Good food at a reasonable price! I'm no expert on Malay cuisine, but was nice and spicy (not too hot, just flavoured well) well presented plate. Very quick service, they are casual, not rude.

    Chdhurry · January 6, 2013
  • David T.

    Apparently tap water isn't available. Hmm...

    David Thair · January 1, 2013
  • Sofia F.

    Zero customer service. Minimum charge £6 per person. Rubbish!!

    Sofia Fuzi · December 20, 2012
  • Stephen L.

    Got food poisoning from here, avoid the Har Mee

    Stephen Lok · November 17, 2012
  • Nola L.

    nasi goreng is great! and the background music is by jay chow!

    Nola Li · November 4, 2012
  • Roza I.

    Kick-ass black coffee...

    Roza Idrisova · September 6, 2012
  • Aimi hafizah

    Good char kuey teow.

    Aimi hafizah · July 23, 2012
  • Kristelle

    The roti is a must!

    Kristelle · June 1, 2012
  • Wilkes M.

    Try the 'Curry Laksa' pretty good and filling.

    Wilkes McDermid · May 2, 2012
  • Madir M.

    Dumpling soup and noodle dishes are great.

    Madir Mustaffa · May 1, 2012
  • Sarah W.

    Kangkong belacan is a tad bland. Ipoh hor fun is passable. Pearls in pearl milk tea is not fresh. The Char kuay teow on the other hand, is pretty good.

    Sarah Wasli · April 1, 2012
  • Nat T.

    Had the pandan pancake for desert. It was small and I was unimpressed by the flavour. I've uploaded a photo of it. It looks different to the pic in the menu.

    Nat Tee · January 29, 2012

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