Best Malaysian-Chinese Cuisine In Town

Witness the evolution of taste as our menu expands to embrace the sacred spectrum of house favourites.

Esmond’s culinary prowess and dedication to authenticity have cultivated a cult following among Melbourne’s discerning Laksa connoisseurs.

The Laksa King experience is not merely a meal; it’s an odyssey through the intricate notes of Malaysian-Chinese cuisine, an adventure crafted for those who seek more than just a dining experience.

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Laksa King has become the sanctuary where flavours dance, and enthusiasts gather to revel in the allure of the Laksa Kings Laksa prowess.

The menu, an ever-expanding anthology of taste, caters to the cravings of both loyal patrons and seasoned gastronomes, weaving a story of passion and dedication that echoes through the corridors of Melbourne’s culinary consciousness.

For an authentic rendezvous with Malaysian-Chinese culinary magic, venture into the realm of Laksa King today. Immerse yourself in the legacy, let the aromas tantalise your senses, and allow our culinary artisans to weave a symphony of flavours on your palate. Your seat at the table of Melbourne’s culinary cult awaits – come, join us for an unforgettable experience.

What our clients say

Laksa KingExcellentLaksa King4.4 Based on 5518 reviews fromSee all reviews review us on ★★★★★ I always come here whenever I crave Laksa. It’s really the best laksa I have had in Melbourne. Char kway teow is really good too. I love how their food doesn’t make me thirsty afterward like most Asian restaurants do. Tried a few other dishes they are ok. Laksa is the best so I’ll stick to that. Food comes out very quickly and prices are reasonable.Yinuo M. ★★★★★ Best Laksa. 2nd time here. Will return again and again.John T ★★★★★ My new favourite Laksa place.!Will explore menu upon my returns.Great place and food - only 5pm and already busy.Fair price too..Kevin W. ★★★★★ Nice food.Crowded, need to wait most of the time.Tauseeq A. ★★★★★ Happy Chinese New year. Compliments to the chefs so divine tasty Laksa and baby crispy chicken so sweet 😋 yummy roti everything was delicious.Lupe W. ★★★★★ One of the yummiest bowls of laksa I’ve ever had. The portion was huge and they were generous with the duck.The roti with peanut sauce and the spring rolls were amazing.Service was fast and the servers were friendly. Convinrent QR Code ordering system.Indy N. ★★★★★ I love their char kuey teow so much, I believe this is the most authentic Malaysian CKT in Melbourne. Not to mention their curry laksa, the broth ohhhhhh I’m hungry againChee C. ★★★★★ Food is constantly delicious, very busy and a little noisy at times.My V. ★★★★★ We were walking past and thought to try Laksa King and we are glad we did!The place is inconspicuous with a plan shop front and small sign, right near the entry to the metro.On walking in we were immediately greeted with smiles and a friendly welcome. We scanned the menu and were lead to our table in the middle of the spacious, comfortable and very clean restaurant.We ordered the for drinks we ordered the lime and kumquat, grass jelly tea and the lychee. Service was fast and we really enjoyed the flavours of the drinks with mine having lychees in the drink as a tasty surprise.For lunch we ordered the friend kuay teow, the combination laksa and the honey chicken.All were delicious and perfectly balanced. We have just been in Malaysia and this was just as good, if not identical to some of the amazing flavours we ate there.With friendly, attentive service, a beautifully clean and comfortable restaurant and delicious meals you will not be disappointed.Keep note that they have hour slots on Saturdays as they get busy. We were there after 1500h and it was still busy but the team there made it look easy.Thanks to everyone who served us and we will be back.Hewey H ★★★★★ Was very nice and the crispy chicken entree was delicious. The outstanding customer service. In particular waiter, older gentleman. His service was excellent and made the whole experience very enjoyable. Thank you.Marz ★★★★★ Laksa was really good, however, I kept finding white 'fur' of some sort, looked like pet fur. Then shortly after found a black 'fur'. This put us off and stopped eating the laksa.However the fried rice and everything else was amazing.I don't make a big deal on things like this, but just a note to kitchen and management. I didn't let this affect my review.Daniyeru ★★★★★ Legendary restaurant, possibly the best laksa in town but also lots of other deliciousness on the menu. Quick too if it's not too busy but can be very difficult to get a table during busy times.Zach L. ★★★★★ Great Malaysian food! I particularly like their Nasi Goreng, Singapore Noodles and Combination Curry Laksa. Usually crowded in lunch and dinner time. They don't even take reservations at peak times. Most of the time, you need to wait in line for a table. Although, the wait is worth! Nice staff and good ambience, too. The place used to be cash only, but post pandemic, they accept card payments, too. There's few outdoor tables as well now.Geethaka J. ★★★★★ Combination laksa was unbelievably good. Lovely creamy soup and the noodles were a mix of thick and vermicelli. Only thing is it gets crowded and loud very quickly. I arrived at opening for lunch and they were full by the time i left. $16.80 is great value and it’s a large serving but note they have a small 1-2% surcharge for card payments.Lilliana ★★★★★ Still one of the nest Laksa places in Melbourne after 20 years...John W. ★★★★★ Great Malaysian with clearly labelled vegan and gluten free options.Massive portions, needed a take home box for my laksaToni T. ★★★★★ 何時も、メルボルンに来ると必ず行きます。美味しい料理です✨都築裕昭 ★★★★★ I Went here for a family gathering. This was my first time eating at a resturant after 5 years and the service was excellent. Eric the waiter/manager was very charismatic and professional, the waitresses were really cute and amiable too. I enjoyed my time here, the food was fine and my favourite dish was probably the mushrooms. I didn't get to see the menu because my relatives ordered them but this was a very fun experienceーthough my parents thought otherwise, because they got food poisoning from their weak immune and digestive systems. 😂Annie P. ★★★★★ Muito interessante a sopa tradicional. Um harmonia especial com curry, camarão, peito de frango, queijo tofu, brinjela e peixe. Acredito que tenha também leite de coco e três espessuras de macarrão tipo spaghetti. Não gostei do peixe, parece que é processado tipo mortadela de peixe. No geral o prato é perfeito. Vale apena conhecer.oswaldo R. ★★★★★ Good quality ingredients. Nice flavour. Fast service.Nick A. ★★★★★ Our usual family go to place. Love the food and specially the seafood curry laksa is the best. Always greeted with smile and Eric the Manager is nice guy.Md. Mushficur R. ★★★★★ This is hands down the best Laksa in Melbourne. The whole menu is amazing, the food is so fresh. We really were impressed and so happy when we finished, totally recommend.Sam M. ★★★★★ Best Laksa place in Melbourne. Love going back to the quick and great service every time. Also the quality of food is always constant.All the items are pretty good.Faria H. ★★★★★ Combination Curry Laksa was very good. Service was a bit overwhelming (2 different people checking in too often).Rait R. ★★★★★ Food was good/arrived fast. Manager was very accommodating.kelly B. ★★★★★ Very good taste of curry Laksa👍👍👍It's just enough spicy as not too hot and not too mild 👍👍👍Ry O. ★★★★★ Right next to glen waverley station. Good seating. Chicken skewers and laksa curry was filling and tasty.dyson D. ★★★★★ Big portions for hungry diners 😁Fairly priced tasty food.Guy R.js_loader

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Dive into the Culinary Legacy

Laksa King, A Melbourne Icon Since 1998

In a legendary culinary tale of Melbourne, Esmond Wong created Laksa King in 1998. Emerging from the vibrant tapestry of a small arcade off Racecourse Rd, Flemington, this gastronomic haven quickly became the stuff of local legend.

The clamour for its extraordinary flavours resonated far beyond the arcade’s confines, prompting Esmond to orchestrate a move to grander quarters in 2010 – the birth of the Laksa King we revere today.

Embark on a journey through our expanded repertoire, where each dish is a revelation, a testament to Esmond’s unyielding commitment to culinary excellence. The extensive variety caters to the demands of our loyal patrons and invites the seasoned connoisseur to explore the depths of authentic Malaysian-Chinese fusion.