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15-17 Lorong Ara, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia
+60 3-2095 5382
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This restaurant famous With Briyani rice either chicken or lamb. On Saturday they Will served Briyani Bukhara, Where lamb or chicken been cooked together inside rice. Delicious! Reasonable price between RM14-18 per/plate. Give a try ...

Thank Zainul A
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The house signature Honey Chicken + Briyani rice set comes with dal gravy & cucumber pickles, all were good. Also tried the fried fish steak, it was very fresh. The vege at lunch time was very good too. Patrons may choose to sit in the aircon section when temperature hit high. Some tables are set outside at dusk, but I... More 

Thank TyngPC
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78 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was shopping at Bangsar Village and just walked by the restaurant in the late afternoon and noticed a lot of activity with people both dining and getting take away, so decided to stop and try. What a surprise the food arrived in no time at all, was freshly prepared and delicious. My favourite is always Roti Chani and Mahbub lived... More 

Thank Sebastian B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old timer. Winner dish - "Nasi Bryani with Ayam Madu" Open till late. Close at 1am if I'm not mistaken. Come and try. You will concur.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

The biryani here is enjoyed by people and I used to enjoy it as well. I was so frequent as my office is around the corner that I was close to the owner. I've now stopped dining in this restaurant as one morning the owner was complaining to me about the patrons 'on how they just can't wait when there's... More 

Thank Suzanne M
Jakarta, Indonesia
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405 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I was with my friends went to have dinner at this restaurant. First time to have Briyani rice and Nasi Minyak. Very good indeed. I had a bit of this and a bit of that woth a honey chicken thigh. Very nice dinner. Affordable price too.

Thank Suria_Nataadmadja
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

A bit expensive but very nice briyani with chicken. The mutton is nice too. For dinner there are many dishes but will usually finish by 930pm. Surely will come again

Thank Joseph A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for many years. The food is good and the prices are reasonable and as such it attracts many people. I would recommend this restaurant to ordinary people. Value for money. My friends have told me this place has the best roti canai in the city. My favourite meal at the restaurant.

Thank Ben919191
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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184 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

those who used to frequent Bangsar back in the 70s will remember this mamak restaurant Sharifa. At that time, Bangsar wasnt as bustling as it is now, with no Bangsar Village or Bangsar Shopping Centre. But Sharifa restaurant serves good briyani which i continue to enjoy to this day under its present name, Mahbub. Did ask the cashier about Sharifa,... More 

Thank idrus2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

If you are craving for Briyani,pls come to Mahbub.The rice is so fragrant and the "Ayam Madu" and "Mutton" are the hot Favourites!Im not a cheese person but u have to try the Cheese Naan...Eat it while it's still hot!Almost all their food are tasty n very delicious...definitely worth to spent your every penny here!

Thank rabaah_roszini

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-17 Lorong Ara, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2095 5382

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