So a friend I haven't seen for a while, who lives quite far away, comes to visit. Her train comes to paddington so I think we will have a quick lunch somewhere near and then head out. I remember this place that I had been meaning to try- it was so good we ended up staying for 7 hours!!
It is so easy to find but yet still feels tucked away. I wasn't sure when I walked down the stairs if my...more
Mamak Malaysian Fare in a basement for breakfast. Why the hell not?! It was an idea for Katie B's Unconventional breakfast edition, or as they call in in malaysia- breakfast. So was it worth the trek to West London.
For the kaya toast. Yes, even if it was super sweet and probably whilst you're chomping down on stick of butter wedged in with sugarfied coconut, your arteries are crying but you...more
We hit this place hard for Katie B's unconventional breakfast club!
There are about 20 seats so get in early especially if you have a group and keep in mind they tend to run out of the more breakfast-type items by 11am.
Other than the kaya toast (two thick slices of soft brioche held together by a generous serving of coconut jam and studded with chunks of butter), your only other option is...more
Spicy! Sparse! Maybe we didn't know what to expect out of a Malaysian Cafe? We went with our children and explained in as explicit and detailed a way as possible that the children won't eat any spicy foods. We struggled through the whole meal.
We had trouble even figuring out how to get more water. The server seemed not to want to come over.
Overall, a rare very negative experience in our...more
It's in the basement on the corner... I almost didn't see it.
Thank goodness I did... what a treat.
Simple, inexpensive and good.
I wasn't sure what to get and they were happy to steer me to a selection. When I asked if the dish was hot, they said they could mellow it out. I said "no - I like hot."
You might think twice about challenging a Malaysian to spice things up. I was near tears...more