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Chawan

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Jalan Telawi 3, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia
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08:00 - 02:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located at the prime area of publika with decent ID outdoor no air conditioning. Food was ok but service was bad.

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Thank Valenie O
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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591 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Simple layout. Open & airy with wooden tables & chairs. Their call to fame being the varieties of coffee. Think close to 10 types from around Malaysia. Coffee is pretty good. Tried 2 types and both were strong & made well. Food is average kopitiam (local coffee shop) stuff like toast with kaya, packed nasi lemak & half boiled eggs.... More 

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Thank poopshooter
Hong Kong
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Malaysians are very particular with their food and there are so many good food places everywhere. As an Asian tourist, i think this place is very good. Road-side, nicely renovated, no air con, there are 10 kinds of coffee to choose from and so many different variations of rice dishes. It's great for me.

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Thank itsalltim
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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436 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

An average meals, but the location makes it popular. The choice can be highlighted probably is, local tea time choices such as cucuk udang, tapioca, sweet potato, tofu bakar etc.

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Thank lsg181
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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165 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 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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85 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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 JTCruz69
Klang, Malaysia
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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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18 restaurant reviews
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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
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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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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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
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
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?