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Any good authentic Malaysian restaurants near the danna?

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Any good authentic Malaysian restaurants near the danna?

Travelling to the Danna in two weeks can anyone advise re good authentic restaurants to walk to or any that provide transport please?

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1. Re: Any good authentic Malaysian restaurants near the danna?

oh dear. this is not easy to answer!

'malaysian' denotes citizenship, not ethnicity. due to the complexities of doing business in malaysia, most restaurants will be 'authentic malaysian' - even KFC!

the three main ethnic cuisines in this poly-ethnic country are Malay, Chinese and Indian. in my opinion, the best place to try these, if you are looking for a high-end 'good' restaurant, is privilege, which is two minutes from the danna on foot. it serves good fusion food, tailored to the western palate, and offers a set tasting menu for each of the three main cuisines. it also has a good wine list.

further away, [you will need a taxi] is nam at bon-ton, which serves an excellent malay platter.

on telaga harbour, where the danna is, you can get indian, chinese, spanish, brazilian, arab and there is a great bakery serving good coffee and meals, owned by a former malaysian prime minister [can't get much more 'authentic malaysian' that that!].

some of the most interesting [and cheapest] malay food can be bought from stall in the night markets. you will need a hire car to get to these, or take a trip from your hotel. if you have a car, watch out for roadside stalls which pop-up at different times. but be aware - some innocent-looking fried foods carry nuclear chilis at their heart...

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