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Rasa Sayang Restaurant

43 Woolley Street, Canberra 2602, Australia
+61 2 6249 7284
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chilli beef” (8 reviews)
“ayam” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
43 Woolley Street, Canberra 2602, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the décor is a bit tired, the service was good and favourite dishes did not disappoint. Strange that the fish dish came out last. Avoid the curry puffs - stodgy and boring.

Thank Deb P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, we had honey beef, shan tung chicken and beef rendang. Great staff who were very attentive

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 11 May 2018

The place is not noisy, partitioned for a feeling of privacy even when it's very busy. Tony is a fun host and the food is delicious. The service is quick and efficient. Our working group went for the first time last year and now we...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We hadn't been here in about 15 years and it doesn't look like the decor or menu has changed. There were four adults in our party, one of whom only eats Westernised Asian dishes. Accordingly, we had the old standards - Mongolian lamb, spring rolls,...More

1  Thank Rohan J
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Each time when I am in Canberra I am visiting the Rasa Sayang. For many years it seem to be unchanged in venue. I always enjoy the food, especially Garlic Prawns. Tony is a very personal entertaining host and I always enjoy a yarn with...More

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Delicious laksa but a surprisingly small bowl. I ordered the tofu and vegetable version and had trouble finding the few small pieces of vegetable. The tofu was barely warm and was just small fried slabs lying on top of the noodles. The noodles were good...More

Thank Liane D
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Once upon a time this restaurant used to be very Malaysian. These days although the dishes still have Malaysian names the food is much more generic Chinese in style. This is not the first time in recent years that I have visited but it may...More

Thank Patrick_Keogh
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great celebratory dinner to reflect on a good win. Delicious vege spring rolls, BBQ pork short soup and crunchy fried chilli beef. Finished with some prawns in special sauce. Tony is an entertaining host. Love this place!

Thank mister_eman10
Reviewed 23 November 2017

The quality, flavour and portion size have all gone backwards compared to our experiences of past years.

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have been here several times recently, and keep coming back. The food is tasty, the service is great!

Thank KrysNsw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Woolley Street, Canberra 2602, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6249 7284
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