Our restaurant is named after our specialty, Roti Canai [pronounced Chen-nai] its name originating from the region of Chennai in India, where roti means bread. Roti Canai, a unique form of the Indian roti is a flaky puffed pancake served with a side of curry and dhal for dipping and washed down with a strong, hot, sweet teh-tarik (Malaysian style tea).
Malaysian cuisine is not one particular distinction of food but a culinary diversity originating from its multi-ethnic population of Indian, Chinese and Malay. The food here at Chennai is combination of favourites from these origins.
Prepare to step out of Sydney and into the warm heart of Malaysia at Chennai Malaysian Restaurant in Newtown. Our cheerful atmosphere, friendly service, contemporary decor, and excellent prices create a dining experience to remember. We know you will enjoy our freshly cooked food which represents the best of Malaysian cuisine.
How to contact us
Chennai Malaysian Restaurant
22-24 King St,
Newtown New South Wales