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Chef Lagenda

16 Pin Oak Crescent, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9376 2668
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry laksa” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
16 Pin Oak Crescent, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Always walked past but had never walked in. Common to see crowds at the entrance trying to get in during ‘peak’ dinner hours. I ordered Hollie fried noodle with seafood and chicken - would probably skip the chicken next time but seafood was great. Didn’t...More

Thank Pebble_79
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Had a meeting in Ikea Food court around lunch time, we always avoid having fast food. We're sitting in front of this Malaysian food booth, why can't we try? They're serving pre-cooked food for having a quick lunch but they also offer a cooked dishes...More

Thank whatepieats
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the Glenferrie Road outlet of this restaurant. Venue is a pleasant but bustling space that seems quite popular. Get there early or be prepared for a wait. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The menu has a wide range of Malaysian dishes including...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I finally visited Chef Lagenda after hearing that it was as good as its famous neighbour- I would agree. The unusual arrangement of the restaurant adds to the character of the place. Don't be put off if it looks busy when you walk in because...More

Thank James E
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here the other night and it was busy, after a 10 min wait we were shown to our table on the roof top with a lovely enclosed awning and gas heater. It was raining and cold but up here it was lovely and...More

Thank cyam12
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Eat here a lot with work. It's always busy. If you want a table - avoid the peak times otherwise you might have to queue for a bit. Food is always great. Delicious, tasty and fresh. Love their laksas which are always full of flavour....More

Thank johnboy3bw
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great food. Very reasonable price and lots of choice! Would definitely recommend this one for a quick meal or stay longer. Nice premises and friendly staff. When we went it was cash only so check before you go.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

For some reason this place is less crowded compared to another large Asian restaurant nearby famous with Laksa. We tried both places but this place does better job on Laksa as well as other dishes. The classics, such as Nasi Lemak, Hainanese chicken are all...More

Thank MelbourneDuck
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We came here on a cool autumn afternoon - perfect for a bowl of laksa from Chef Lagenda 👌 The serving size is big and for less than $10 Service was pretty good when we came. We sat up the top outside but the waitress...More

Thank millzorz
Reviewed 26 April 2018

I usually visit Chef Lagenda in Deer Park, but was on this side of the city & hankering for a laksa. I still don't know why people queue for Laksa King next door, when Chef Lagenda is right there, with similar dishes & prices.You would...More

Thank nessien00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Pin Oak Crescent, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9376 2668
Great, busy, very friendly restaurant - first visit tonight - excellent.
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