Malaysia night takes over Trafalgar Square
Friday 4th October

Showcasing the very best of this unique nation

Friday October 4th will see central London transform into a vibrant and bustling taste of Malaysia, as the sights, flavours and sounds of this truly unique country take over Trafalgar Square for the fourth annual Malaysia Night.

The much anticipated event celebrates the unique cultural destination of Malaysia and gives Londoners and visitors to the city the chance to experience the very best of Malaysian food, and immerse themselves in the delightful destination.

Over 20 of the UK’s best Malaysian restaurants will showcase their authentic gastronomic delights for visitors to buy, from well-known favourite dishes including Satay, Laksa, Nasi Goreng and Beef Rendang through to more unusual ones such as Apam Balik, a sweet fluffy pancake filled with peanuts, sugar and sweetcorn.

Visitors can also enjoy a series of live cooking demonstrations taking place throughout the event by well-known chefs including Ian Pengelly of Pan Chai, to show Brits that cooking with Malaysian food is an easy and tasty option.

An authentic bustling Malaysian marketplace, offering ingredients such as sauces, spices and pastes for sale, gives Londoners the opportunity to recreate authentic tasting dishes at home.

Live entertainment will include a variety of artists, flown in from Malaysia especially for the occasion, along with more local talent. Visitors to the event will also be able to enjoy a very special art exhibition, showcasing some of the very best artists in Malaysia.

Increasingly a destination of choice for the traveller eager to experience for themselves foreign cultures with vibrant artistic and culinary traditions, Malaysia offers a whole array of  new experiences to the British traveller.

The night is one of the highlights of the year-long Malaysia Kitchen Programme which aims to inspire British consumers to the world of Malaysian cuisine.

Exhibitors include: 20 of the UK’s top Malaysian restaurants, MATRADE (Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation), Malaysia Airlines and Tourism Malaysia

Event Details
Age Restrictions:
Malaysia Night
Trafalgar Square, London
Free entry
4th October 2013
12:00 – 22:00 – stage entertainment from 17:00
Nearest Underground Stations

Charing Cross Tube (2 minutes) 

Leicester Square Tube (3 minutes)
Piccadilly Circus Tube (6 minutes)

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About Malaysia Kitchen

Malaysia Kitchen is a worldwide celebration of Malaysian cuisine.  Malaysian food is a true combination of Asian flavours, it’s the original fusion food; combining native Malay, Chinese and Indian cooking and taking the best part of each to create new flavours and tastes.  Through a series of exciting events and activities the campaigns aim is to engage and delight the UK’s taste buds through the fantastic and diverse flavours of Malaysian cooking. Malaysia Kitchen celebrates and promotes the cultural diversity and heritage of the cuisine. Malaysia Kitchen wants the UK to fall in love with mouth-watering dishes, such as Beef Rendang, Laksa and Satay. The Malaysia Kitchen campaign is your first step into discovering the wonders of Malaysian food!