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“A touch of the real Malaysia”
Review of Straits Kitchen

Straits Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in Taihape
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$20
Description: Generations dated back to the Sultanate era of authentic Halal Malay cuisine. Carefully imported ingredients from the straits prepared and served high up in the mountains of Rangitikei, New Zealand. Straits Kitchen, A Peninsula's appetite to please the Sultans
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Description: Generations dated back to the Sultanate era of authentic Halal Malay cuisine. Carefully imported ingredients from the straits prepared and served high up in the mountains of Rangitikei, New Zealand. Straits Kitchen, A Peninsula's appetite to please the Sultans
Reviewed 11 February 2018

An excellent stop on our way to Napier. Beautiful, authentic Malaysian food, great taste, well cooked. The Cendol drink was also very nice. And the manager was very friendly and helpful. Felt at "home" :).

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2  Thank Peter T
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Saifudin A, Owner at Straits Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hi Peter, thank you for your excellent review. It was a pleasure to host you and yes, I do enjoyed the cendol dessert myself very much too! See you back here soon!

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I haven't tasted food this authentic since eating in Malaysia. What a delicious meal, and gula malaka to top it off! Lovely service too

Thank CatherineD3591
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Saifudin A, Owner at Straits Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hi Catherine, thank you for your excellent review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the food and sagu gula melaka dessert. We hope to see you back here again!

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Really tasty food - authentic Malay/Singaporean - a welcome reminder after having lived there for 3 years. Good value, fresh with very pleasant staff.

Venue is basic but clean and light with a fascinating sheep shearing machine on the wall as it is in an old sheep shearing shed.

Thank Dorothy T
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Saifudin A, Owner at Straits Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hi Dorothy, thank you for your excellent review and glad that it reminded you of a wonderful time back in Singapore and Malaysia. We hope to see you back here again next time you cross this way.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Try the tempe, made on site. Have eaten at many Malaysian restaurants in Auckland, this beats them all easily!

Thank Sherpa753463
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Saifudin A, Owner at Straits Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hi there, thank you very much for your excellent review and your attestation on our food. We hope to see you back here again.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Delicious nasi goreg and chicken lunch wrap. The specials are a great deal here unlike much of New Zealand! So skip the McDonald's and get some real food.

The owner is also very friendly. Support local businesses!

Thank Quest743019
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