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March 2018: According to Eater London, Roti King are 'actively looking for a second site'. Owner Kalpana Sugendran Sugendran has his eye on a former Byron premises on Store Street in Bloomsbury.

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Summary

“Fabulous rotis”“the best in town” – and “really good Malaysian street food at bargain prices” mean this “crowded basement dive” in Euston is one of the few places “worth queuing for”. Don’t let “the location put you off”, and come prepared to share a table with the “students and Malaysians” who flock here.

£22
Exceptional
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Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Boy, it gets crowded” in this “friendly but chaotic” Euston basement caff (“there’s no real chance of avoiding queueing or being cheek-by-jowl at a shared table”). Why? – “the best freshly made rotis outside of Malaysia” (plus “very tasty” noodle dishes) at bargain prices.

£22
Exceptional
Average
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Nothing prepares you for the simply wonderful Malaysian rotis” freshly made “in front of your eyes” at the counter of this “tiny”, “brusque” and “in-no-way-pretty” basement “dive” in “a grotty bit of Euston”.

£22
Exceptional
Poor
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

30
40 Doric Way, London, NW1 1LH
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Friday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-10:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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