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Hakalok

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7 Shoplands, Welwyn Garden City AL8 7RH, England
+44 1707 392388
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have just come out of this restaurant and I cannot stop smiling. The food is absolutely amazing. The staff are so friendly and the prices are really good for the quality. Have included some photos of what we ate. I opted for some Penang favourites and I was not disappointed. The flavours made me feel I was right back there.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped for a meal on way home from work as our usual chinese restaurant was closed. Lovely meal at a reasonable price. Very helpful staff.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is not ideal, within a parade of shops. The food is lovely especially the Tom Yam prawn soup. The service is always good and the staff are cheerful. It is good value for money.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, lovely staff, lovely ambience. Little gem hidden away from main town. Have been here many times, it's never disappointed. Food is great, authentic and scrummy. Well worth a visit or few! Food tonight was Thai green curry, Rendang lamb curry, jasmine rice and sweet and sour something for the younger person of the group. Excellent as ever.

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Thank xmx_11
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Hakalok because the Chinese restaurant that we usually go to isn't open on Tuesdays, so we decided to try something new. We were both very hungry so we didn't have high expectations. Unfortunately, the food was terrible. This is perhaps the worst Chinese I've tasted in my life. We asked for no garlic on our vegetables and... More 

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Thank Niya D
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

New to the area but lovers of Asian food we checked out Tripadviser for suggestions and ended up enjoying the deliciously fresh, home cooked quality of the food at the Hakalok. Generous portions at very fair prices. Our only complaint. The air con could not be turned off. We sat in our coats and braved the icy waves of air... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Hakalok is a hidden gem of an oriental restaurant with an excellent menu offering and the highest quality food. I advise first time diners not to judge the quality of the offering by the somewhat austere decor of the location in a suburban row of shops. Highly recommended. Be sure to book Fridays and weekends but booking advisable to... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had a takeaway for 4 people. Quite expensive at £25 for not a great deal of food. Some dishes were good but Thai curry was very ordinary. Service was excellent though.

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Thank David H
Welwyn Garden City, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Always busy ! Which is a good sign . Had lovely mell there really enjoyed it . The take away is good also . Very nice the food is very yummy !

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Thank Roz S
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went for the first time early Sunday evening and we were welcomed and shown to our table - there were only one other couple at a table and some people waiting for their takeaway. We ordered our drinks and there was a small bowl of prawn crackers to nibble on whilst you check out the menu, which is a mixture... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Shoplands, Welwyn Garden City AL8 7RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 392388
Description
Authentic Malaysian, Thai Restaurant and Take-Away. Discover the traditional hospitality and cuisine of Malaysia.

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