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Jalan Telawi 3, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia
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08:00 - 02:00
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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155 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I went to the one in Publika. The food was ok. It's ok... just ok. Not that big a deal. The food won't shock you, neither will it wow the pants off you.

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Thank Danny C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with office colleagues. The day specials look like normal Malay dishes. Tried the Lamb Biriyani and it was very good. The Restoran is very open with ceiling fans. Wished it had non smoking sections..

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Thank Jude_T_Cruz
Klang, Malaysia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Dropping by to have my favourite nasi kerabu almost every afternoon. Big portion, great taste, nice and strategic place. If you want to dine in here, better be early or else you will have to wait in line. Always packed during peak hour.

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Thank HaziqR48
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at different locations at Bangsar. Recently, we decided to try Chawan, as we immersed ourselves into the Malaysian cuisine. The atmosphere is relaxing, place impeccable. Our meal consisted of 4 pieces of samosa, 2 chicken and 2 of beef with Teh Tarik for me and Honey lemon tea for my gf. Then our course meal, Nasi putih... More 

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Thank Cece S
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

1. You have to ask at least 3 time after seated for 15minute just to be handled menu. 2. You are not told of each unavailability until waiter have to check back and fourth separately. 3. Orders were not delivered properly in which term "kurang manis" was not understood? 4. Food and beverage quality are just poor. 5. Waiter was... More 

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2 Thank KennethLhv
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Went there for breakfast there this morning. Ordered simple food. Soto ayam and bread with kaya. Both came out poorly. The soto had more oil than soup, and came as if it was heated half heartedly. Had to ask staff to reheat, to have it like a proper hot meal. Took the restaurant 20 mins to prepare bread with kaya,... More 

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1 Thank man050475
KL
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183 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

This was a favourite place of mine due to the many varieties of local coffees they offer. In fact, I made it a point to bring almost every foreign business colleague here after meetings at my office nearby. It still has the coffees but it is now 100% foreign staffed and sometimes they just nod at mix up the order... More 

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1 Thank KT785
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Dined-in at 11.15am on Saturday and it was not busy at all but the service was unacceptably slow! The waiters probably were "blind" or just not attentive enough to acknowledge new patrons.. improve your staff alertness or you loose customers!!

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2 Thank Karl K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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148 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Chawan Bangsar is a malay restaurant that serves arguably the best nasi lemak bungkus in the klang valley. arguably because many want to claim this mantle but what makes the breadfast fare special at Chawan is the way it is packed, and the sambal that makes it spicy and tantalising. with an egg and anchovies thrown in, it is the... More 

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Thank idrus2015
Singapore, Singapore
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98 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

You gotta love local Malaysian cuisine. Especially the stuff you find at the corner eateries. What do you get when you put together great upcycled local Malaysian favourite a and a trendy industrial interior? Chawan! I love this place. The decor is raw, simple and inspired. But maybe still not as inspired as the menu. You'll find lots of safe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Cafe, Malaysian, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
08:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 02:00
Thursday
08:00 - 02:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Telawi 3, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur

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