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First Review by craigmc

Tasty food, good price - Edit

A good range of various tofu and vegetable dishes including tasty mushroom fritters. Stall is part of the busy basement food court and has clearly marked vegetarian sign.

Pros: Cheap, good range of food

Cons: Not sure what the vegan options were

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Just okay - Edit


The standard economy rice stall. NOT BUFFET! Economy rice is a plate of rice and some pre cooked dishes to add then you pay for that amount based on that one plate. Buffet is paying one set price and eating as much as you want.

They have hawker style ala carte dishes that you can order as well.

Food are decent, taste wise and price wise. Big amount. Too oily for me.

Environment is okay, quite dirty for a shopping mall. If you like the typical asian hawker stall environment, this is for you (albeit indoors). If you're looking for somewhere more comfy, stay away.

Tons of choices for non-vegetarian friends. Tables are shared with other stalls.

Go to the basement.
From the McDonald's entrance, enter the lane next to the KFC, follow that lane and go straight until you see Liew Chai Vegetarian on your left. Signage is not obvious. Opposite the Chinese Muslim noodle shop.

Go during lunch hours (12:00pm) or dinner time (7:00pm) for freshly cooked economy rice dishes.

Pros: Good value, Large portions, Variety of choices

Cons: Too oily, Dirty environment , Not vegan

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Nice vegetarian option in food court - Edit

Buffet style veggie food in the food court underneath Centre Point Sabah mall. Look for the sign "Liew Chai Vegetarian". We had a good lunch of about 1 euro each: just grab a plate an fill with what looks good. Plenty of veggies but also tahoe, tempeh and mock meat. Eating with the locals at one of the tables in the food court is a nice experience.
Food was good, although I was surprised it wasn't a bit more flavourful / spicy. This was only our second Malaysian meal and the first one was in a hotel so we thought they adjusted the food there to tourist taste, but in the food court it was the same style, flavour wise.
Still great value for money though!

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ideal casual meal - Edit

An excellent choice if you are looking for a quick, casual, local-style meal. Great value, excellent selection, friendly staff. Popular place but the queue moves quickly.
I wondered if any of the fake meats are made with egg (those we found in supermarkets often did). I didn't try asking the staff, so can't say how easy it would be to find out.

Pros: amazing value, great variety

Cons: some dishes use egg

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Food fresh, large portions and wide choice - Edit

Typical Malaysian family-run vegetarian restaurant, with large self service buffet. Food always fresh, large portions and wide choice even if some dish seems not particularly tasty or prepared with special care
Excellent the fresh fruit juices, instead (try delicious avocado).

Updated from previous review on Monday June 16, 2014

Pros: cheap, , food fresh with wide choice

Cons: environment a little impersonal

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Busy And Delicious Chinese Veggie Food - Edit

Popped in for lunch on a Monday. Found it quite easily on the basement food court, on a side bit opp MacDs. There was an encouraging queue and a clear vegetarian food sign. Help yourself canteen food. No signs to say what's what so I just picked what I fancied. A few things and rice came to just over RM3. Lots of choice and everything a had was absolutely delicious.

Pros: Cheap, Tasty, Busy

Cons: No Labels

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Not too bad - Edit

I ate here three times in all. The food was cheap and tasty although mostly lukewarm or cold. I only had the buffet style dishes which were serve yourself. They were all good and there was a nice selection of vegetables, tofu and mock meats.

Pros: Cheap, Easy to find, Staple food

Cons: Cold dishes

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Was really looking for a great time - Edit

We stopped at Center Point shopping mall, basement, to have our last dinner in KK with my family. We found the place very easily, thanks to happy cow and posts.
Plenty of seats available set in courtfood area. Unfortunatly, all food stall closed at 6pm on Sundays...we didn't know. Now you do :-)
so inexpensive, dishes with color photos, my kids were eager to try the mock eggs... oh well we'll have to come back to KK.

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Great selection of tasty food - Edit

I went for items for the buffet with rice. Very reasonable eaten a couple of times and a large plate comes to about 7RM. Seating is OK and shared with other food stalls around it. This place seems to be a lot more popular with locals than any of the other food places in the same area!

Pros: Good selection, Reasonable price

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Tom Yam- yum! - Edit

I felt bad for everyone around me eating their chicken rice. My tom yam bihun soup was amazing!! It was super tasty, a bit spicy, and piping hot. I didn't get the buffet because I tried to ask if they used butter/margarine, and they couldn't understand my English (although, I think it's probably just oil, but I'm an overly paranoid vegan).

Pros: tasty, cheap, hot

Cons: English

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good buffet - Edit

good selection of food at a great price. located in the food hall, although it seems to share paltes etc with other vendors, i did notice each food stall had colour coded plates, however it also does disposable dishes if you want to make sure!
a selection of about twenty dishes, those of which i had were warm and tasty. mixture of mock, tofu and veg dishes and some odd ones, an almost korean pickled dish was one. staff are friendly, and my meal plus a water cost 6myr(about gbp1), so a bargain. the one thing to note is that i think it's all vegan, as they had mock eggs, made from tofu.

Pros: tasty, nice staff, large selection

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