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Malayan Orchid Restaurant

Location: 155 View Street, Bendigo


  • Air Conditioning/ Heating
  • BYO
  • Children Welcome
  • Credit Cards Welcome
  • Function Room
  • Large Groups Welcome
  • Local Produce on the Menu
  • Local Wine
  • Open 6 Days
  • Open for Dinner
  • Open for Lunch
  • Pram Friendly
  • Reservations Preferred
  • Special Dietary Requirements
  • Table Service
  • Toilets
  • View Street Precinct

Point of difference

Owner/Chef operated business with the main desire to both introduce and satisfy the dining indulgence and demands of todays connoisseur. Besides satisfying the palate with our everyday menu, our daily specials aim to be a window to a more sophisticated Asian dishes to those who desire to tempt their taste buds!!

Let your senses go wild at the Malayan Orchid. Taking dining experiences to a new level.


Malayan Orchid, cleverly blending old traditional-style cooking with readily available local produce, a taste of gentle marriage or culinary influences from Asia and Australia. Our unique cuisine consists of our very own recipes for preparing, emu, kangaroo, crocodile and exotic seafood. The menu also extends from mild nyonya dishes to very spicy Thai coconut curries and Malay Sambals. To compliment these wonderful dishes, we offer you well over 150 wines on our wine list with a special highlight of our local Bendigo and Heathcote Shiraz.

The ambience has a relaxing and contemporary mood with rustic walls and antiques from South Asia. Private functions are catered for in out garden atrium area. Truly a restaurant set-up for intimate dining, business or simply gastronomic indulgence, Malayan Orchid has supply the best Asian cuisine.


Finalist Goldfields Tourism Awards

Inaugural Winner Bendigo Business Excellence Awards

2011 National Finalist for Modern Asian Restaurant, Savour Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence

2011 Regional Victoria Honourable Mention Savour Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence Modern Asian Restaurant.

Australias National Wine List of the Year Awards

2012 Golden Plate Awards
Highly Commended Best Relaxed Contemporary Dining
Highly Commended Best Chef
Highly Commended Best Front of House
Winner Best Cellar of Local Wine

2012 State Finalist Savour Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence, Regional Victoria Modern Asian Restaurant

Special events

Chinese New Year and other Asian festivities.


The Malayan Orchid is situated at the top end of View Street (the art precinct of Bendigo) directly opposite the Queen Elizabeth Oval. To get to View Street, head towards the Alexandra Fountain and follow directions to the art precinct, View Street, Bendigo. The restaurant is only about 150m away from the Fountain.