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Makan Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Asian, Malaysian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Makan is located towards the end of the market.... 5 minutes walk from Ladbroke Grove Station.. so perfect if you have spent the day strolling and shopping along the Portobello Rd, built up an appetite and spent most of your money! At first glance the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HappySueUk
Reviewed 9 December 2018

If it were an option, I would give zero stars. Just had a very disturbing experience in this restaurant. I went in to buy a lamb curry (£7.00) which I had purchased before on numerous occasions. I was served by a very rude assistant, who...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Girl at the till was serving me then completely ignored me and moved on to another customer possibly her friend . Would never return

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank sjones318
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This restaurant offers a variety of cooked food which is displayed in a display cabinet. It also offers a selection of ala carte meals. The menus are on the wall - no table menus are offered. A rice meal combo consisting of three selections from...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank VisitingRotarian
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We were staying nearby and looking for flavoursome dinner on two nights... definitely found it here. We had takeaway, including fried rice, Dahl, fish, mutton curry, noodles, spring rolls etc etc... all delicious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BubG
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We were hungry so popped in for lunch. We had Thai green chicken curry, rice and vegetables. The chicken was cheap and salty, it was more a chicken ham, watered down and cheap tasting.. However, my other half had lamb curry and loved it. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 613vivib
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I had lunch there today with my Singaporean wife, and since this place has been here years and looked busy we had higher hopes. I ordered Singapore laksa [with chicken], and my wife had fried kway teow with prawns. Placing the order and the food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank LondonGenie
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Heard a lot about it and went there last month. Ordered a various selection of deserts and mains. It was average - tasted how it should be - and price is good, the place is convenient and restaurant setting is simple and no fuss. Would...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Pat E
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

You wouldnt expect good Malaysian cuisines at Portobello Market. Do avoid lunch hour crowd but then there's continuous crowd all day long here on high season

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ZackJalaneunos
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Had nasi lemak and laska Noddles soup. Not that good. Average taste and average quality. Don't think we'll be going back back.

Date of visit: August 2018
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