We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Malaysian restaurant Wau

££ - £££, Asian, Malaysian
Zeedijk 35, 1012 AR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 421 2487
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (23 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (9 reviews)
“coconut rice” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Singaporean, Asian, Malaysian, Minority Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Zeedijk 35, 1012 AR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (250)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place on a rainy Friday evening - it was pretty busy, I was lucky to get a table. I ordered from the set menu and decided to go for the seafood option which for the mains included stir fried mussels. The dish was...More

Thank londonhaks
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good ambience. Good food, but too big for me. Kind & friendly owner & waitress. The curry laksa tasted as same as sold in Indonesia, Malaysia, or Singapore. Yumm..!

Thank b_berry_rever
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this place walking around the city. Had the chicken satay to start, and the lamb massaman for main. Both were delicious. Good service and not too expensive.

Thank Gavin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole area is touristy and it is hard to find a good place to eat, not ripping you off. Luckily we came to this restaurant and we were very glad we found it. It serves delicious Malaysian food, from starters through main courses to...More

Thank Travellerzy
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting trying new cuisine. I ordered the coconut lamb which had interesting flavor. Prices were on the high end and there could have been more lamb in the dish. Staff was very friendly.

Thank MikeI283BL
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Great food Service is excellent Very recommended When you enter you are welcomed with Chips that are baked and spiced

1  Thank Roi B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

1st time when i've tried malaysian food, and i have to admit it exceeded my expectations (me, not a big fan of spicy or oriental food). I had the "national dish" - Nasi Lemak - delicious, 1 spicy star only but already too hot for...More

2  Thank AlinaGit
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great stop for something different in Amsterdam. Restaurant has a mom and pop restaurant feel but offers high class presentation. Very impressed.

1  Thank mostinterestnman
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I found there are only few Malaysian restaurants in Amsterdam , and based on the review I try this one for two person diner with high expectation---- and it came out to be a very terrible experience. The food in menu tell us it is...More

2  Thank Sandy S
Ben K, Manager at Malaysian restaurant Wau, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Dear Sandy, Thank you for your review. We would like to clarify that the fried rice served in our restaurant is called 'nasi goreng biasa' (normal fried rice) in Malaysia. Nyonya style fried rice is a specific kind of fried rice that comes from the...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a small, unassuming restaurant, and there was not a dish that wasn't amazing! We had a table of 8, all of us trying a different dish and sharing tastes. All of the food was delicious, full of flavor, fresh and wonderful! We will...More

Thank jillcChicago
Ben K, Manager at Malaysian restaurant Wau, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you for your kind comments! We look forward to seeing you in our restaurant again :)

Nearby
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Molly Malone's Irish Pub
649 reviews
.04 miles away
Dabka
290 reviews
.03 miles away
Little Thai Prince
320 reviews
.00 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Museum Ons'Lieve Heer Op Solder
2,536 reviews
.07 miles away
Brouwerij de Prael
69 reviews
.06 miles away
Het Wapen van Riga (The Arms of Riga)
18 reviews
.04 miles away
Leger des Heils Museum (Salvation Army)
11 reviews
.06 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
yati43
25 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ben K | Property representative |
Yes we are Halal, but alcohol is being served in this Restaurant. All our meat are bought from a local Islamic Butcher called Kaddour.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Cuisine
Singaporean, Asian, Malaysian, Minority Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zeedijk 35, 1012 AR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 421 2487
  • E-mail
Description
Malay restaurant serving halal food (we do serve alcohol, Tiger beer, Gulpener and wines). In a modern romantic atmosphere we serve eg charcoal grilled satay's, laksa, curry with roti, vegetarian, nasi lemak, rendang and nasi goreng. No MSG, almost glutenfree
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing