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Old Andersonian Cafeteria

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932, Jalan Hospital,, Ipoh, Malaysia
11:00 - 22:00
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Tawau, Malaysia
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290 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best Northern Indian (I have no idea, but was told by my host) foods I have tasted. We had naan with two meat and one ladies finger (okra) dish. The ladies finger was excellent. The food is spicy but being Malaysian it was just nice. Would definitely recommend this place for Indian food.

Thank Steven_Teo
Ipoh, Malaysia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Yes, it's a cafeteria, but it's cafeteria food is On Point. I'm not kidding. I told a friend about this place and she was like "..You serious bro?" and I was like "Seriously try it" and she went and was like "Holy rice balls this is good." I personally prefer their lunch style over dinner, although both are good. (Naan... More 

1 Thank Helleborin
1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My cousin brothers restaurant is amazing and the food are delicious. It's so affordable and delightful. Go to his restaurant and enjoy with your loved ones together.

Thank Lot34479
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133 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Friend recommended me the food here years ago , today I have chance to try it . Rice on banana leave , serve with few types delicious side veggie dishes besides the main dishes we choose and come with small cup of veggie sour soup it help digesting , very nice . The ice lemon tea nice too . Consider... More 

1 Thank mouselee72
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Been coming here with my family for many years, and never once I've had a bad experience.Their naan's are great and their palak panner is the best I've had so far anywhere! Their service is good and the food is worth the price ..a highly recommended place to have a good north indian dinner!

Thank moneshpillai
Kuala Lumpur
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We have been to Ipoh many times but this time, hubby suddenly reminisced about good old days and a little place selling fantastic banana leaf rice near Anderson School. That was like 20+ years ago. So I googled and the Sherlock Holmes in me deduced that Old Andersonian Cafeteria is the one! The vegetarian dishes and chicken varuval were good,... More 

Thank Chrisliang13
Ipoh, Malaysia
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Finally we there for meal , been tried few times call in but no luck they not open . Nice and friendly service from the staffs and explain to us in details of the dishes we enjoyed the meals a lots , environment are clean and with lots of nature light ( bright ) although without the AC ...we don't... More 

Thank wenesa
Ipoh, Malaysia
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55 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

My favourite banana leaf rice in Ipoh! For the price of less than USD2, you get unlimited refill of rice, vegetable, drinks and papadom! If you ever get the chance, you should not miss the palak mutton! The cooking here is simple but the taste is amazing! Get's quite busy during lunch time.

Thank MikeChu89
The Hague, The Netherlands
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432 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We twice ate here, once lunch and once dinner. Lunch was south-Indian banana leave style, with a nice buffet with a lot of veggie and non-veg choices. Great food, tasty, spicy, without being overly hot. Dinner was North Indian and allthough the food was well prepared, it was too fatty to our tastes. That's Northern India though. Greatbnaan though! Another... More 

Thank Hansje
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Afternoon food is more of buffet style, from beryani rice, marsala chicken, mutton, crab and vege, all are mouth watering and definitely not dissapointing. Other menu that can be ordered include plain or flavoured naan, capati and of course the all time favourite tandoori! One drink that u shouldnt miss is mango laasi...

Thank Loh H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 932, Jalan Hospital,, Ipoh, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh

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