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Summary

“Ignore the Formica! The flavours and smells are pure Malaysia” at this “café-style” venue, in Chinatown (with a glossier offshoot in Bayswater). “If you like South East Asian food, this is the place to find it”“made fresh and brought quickly” – and it’s “fantastic value for money”.

£30
Very Good
Average
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“I get frustrated if people want to eat anywhere else!” – its small fanclub adores this little, “cheap ’n’ cheerful” Malaysian café in Chinatown (its glossier Bayswater offshoot never inspires much feedback). Top Menu Tip – “fabulous Laksa”.

£35
Very Good
Average
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A stand-out in Chinatown” – the original West End branch of this Malaysian duo, serving “excellent”, “cheap” food that’s “a great approximation of the real thing” (high marks for the lesser known Bayswater outlet too). Top Menu Tip – “the best Laksa in the UK!”

£35
Very Good
Average
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Perfect for a casual Malaysian meal that’s authentic and delicious” – these Chinatown and Bayswater cafés impress all who report on them with their “cheap and cheerful” charms.

£30
Very Good
Average
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair
10.30 pm
Opening hours

Last orders: 10.30 pm

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C&R Caf
Malaysian restaurant in Chinatown
£35
Very Good
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