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Kayu Manis - CLOSED

201 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-382 8627
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good16%
  • Average51%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
7 Sep 2012
10 Feb 2012
“Authentic food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Malaysian
$$ - $$$
201 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

We always try nasi lemak when we go to Malaysian restaurants and expect quality and consistency. We have been there twice over the last year. The first time was excellent and the second time was very average.

1  Thank SukiHarding
Reviewed 10 February 2012

This place offer perhaps one of the most authentic Malay cuisine in Wellington. They offer a wide range of beef, chicken, seafood dishes and the Roti is excellent last time I was here. However I find this place to be rather expensive. Appetizers and side...More

1  Thank F1gar0
Reviewed 27 October 2011

I've long been a fan of Malaysian food and have tried most places in Wellington. This would be my favourite. Sure, it costs a little more than most of the others, but it is a proper restaurant rather than cafe, and has the most delicious...More

Thank NZBarry
Reviewed 24 May 2011

Very authentic food, especially their roti chanai (roti pratha) which is made at the back of the dining area. The roti is light and a little bit crispy and you can tell it is freshly made. It makes a welcome change from all the places...More

1  Thank KiwiMikey
Reviewed 28 December 2008

My husband and I had our dinner at kayu manis and guess what?.... Just when we were to enter Kayu manis restautant at cuba street, a couple had just came out from the restaurant. They looked very happy and they told us "oh the food...More

Thank allesandrea
Reviewed 9 October 2008

Wellington is full of Malaysian restaurants and this is a new one we tried tonight. It was nice and warm inside on a cool night, Wooden tables with crisp white clothes and traditional silks on the menus... a nice feel. Not crowded either. We ordered...More

Thank ZorroNewZealand
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-382 8627
  • E-mail
Kayu Manis is offering traditional Malay cuisine and bringing new flavor to Wellington. Kayu Manis has come up with a unique style of halal Malay cooking using only fresh herbs and authentic Malay spices imported personally from Malaysia by the owner. The food at Kayu Manis is guaranteed to have that great traditional Malay flavor, be strong, simple and honest They have culinary only HALAL certification from FIANZ.
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