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Shop 101 Swanston St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9347 7079
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is downright rotten. I went there with my wife on the weekend and still cannot believe this place is allowed to operate. The chicken meal was raw - actual raw chicken. I told the (very rude) staff that it was raw and was told if I didn't like it I should leave. Shocked at how bad the staff... More 

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Will never come here again. Very arrogant and snobish female owner. You dont simply tell off your customer when you yourself don't practice proper hygiene method in your restaurant. Very upset.

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Thank Asfarah J
Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

If you looking for cheap-malayan food (quite spicy but not to strong), this is one of the best choice. In front of Lincoln Square tram stop (Pelham St/Melbourne Uni), offers you a good location near to the CBD (2 stops to the free tram area) It is a small restaurant, with friendly team.

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Thank rambai26
Adelaide, Australia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I ate here a couple of days while attending a conference at the university. quick service good portions, dishes tasty but not spectacular. environment reminiscent of typical hawker centre. Good value and quick.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

$10 for three dishes and rice, you are guaranteed a tasty and filling feed. Proper home cooking, just ask for advice on spice levels.

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Thank IvorGuest
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Good location and affordable for students but I won't say that it is particularly tasty. As a Malaysian, the Malay food tastes authentic to me. But tbh, the dishes were too salty. Very average Malay food I'd say. There are many Malay/Malaysian restaurants in Melbourne that are better. But if you just want a cheap eat to fulfil your craving... More 

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Thank Meryl L
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I frequent Nosiah's everytime I forget my lunch at home or I've got a hankering for a good Malay curry. You won't be disappointed :)

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Thank catbug2
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I have been to Norsiah's kitchen often when I worked in Carlton and when I am nearby. It is packed at meal times. It has lovely curries n a fairly standard range of pre cooked dishes. You get a very satisfying meal for less than $10

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Thank N0madatlarge
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Regularly return for great value share plates with plenty of choice and under $10 staff familiar with ingredients and helpful.

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Thank Stacey689
Tullamarine, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Fantastic range of dishes not found even in Malaysian or Singapore Street Food. Best value for money. Its Nasi Goreng Petai is super yummy and enhance by Teh Halia, ginger tea. Simply wonderment of taste!!

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Thank Yen A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian, Indonesian, Halal
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 101 Swanston St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 7079

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?