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Coliseum Cafe

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Malaysian
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the ambience and the friendliness of all the staff especially Peter who has worked there for so many years. Can’t say that their steak is the best but definitely can vouch for the historical ambience which is rare. Must go to experience!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bhtan888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat in the bar for a midday drink after walking around little India. The bar had a colonial feel with dark furniture and big ceiling fans and lots of detail about the history of the place in frames on the walls. We were the only...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ros T
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Sizzling steak with brown sauce still the bomb as well as Chicken Cordon Bleu. Somehow the tomatoes not precooked until soft before being put on sizzling pan. Needs two rather than one tomato to ensure tomatoes enter into the brown sauce. This is what I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank natetnlim
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We had dinner there during our recent trip to KL. We were expecting much more foodwise but as it turned out, it was like any other Hainanese restaurant. We ordered what was supposed to be wagyu beef but what was served, in my opinion was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rhclim
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Dad brought me and family here because of its history. Love the building, it's old and charming. The servants are old too! However, I find the food just normal. Go for the classic Hainanes chicken chop, shouldn't be a let down.

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank KatyDaisy
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I dine here infrequently over the past 5 years and they used to serve steaks with incredible sauces to accompany. The service was prompt as usual and our food arrives in time, every time. Their mushroom sauce was great until my last visit where it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank aiemenrazieq
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

After being served incredibly poor quality food, felt very concerned about health . Their main dish is steak, served with sauce. I think it's to disguise the quality of the meat. Don't go eat there. Even the beer tastes pale. Wondering how the place manages...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Globetrotter_Duke_76
Reviewed 25 August 2018

What a shame that a piece of history is not being embraced and well kept. This beautiful heriage colonial buiding is not loved and cared for. Opened in 1921it served the British who worked and lived in then 'Malaya'. It was patronised by government officers,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank benandblondie
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The setting, furniture still the same but the waitors have changed, no more the friendly old chinese men in their old English white uniform. The waitors are mainly foreigners from third world and service not efficient. We ordered 3 different dishes, one sizziling however only...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mrsau2015
Reviewed 7 August 2018

WOW how delightful that this place has barely changed in decades ... the staff are wonderful and the food was amazing :) If your in Kuala Lumpur you have to visit this icon

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LisaGerzina
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FoongMeyC
17 January 2018|
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Response from Elmar R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would say : The Food and the History . I ve been here many times over the Years , the Steaks are always very good . And I know about the History from this Restaurant
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OKeeffe55
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Response from maghani1 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, not a problem at all. don't recall them serving anything alcoholic tho 😂
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