Broadsheet Melbourne

A Malaysian Couple Shares a Taste of Home at Gai Wong – Including an Exemplary Hainanese Chicken Rice.

SBS Food

Feels like home: It’s worth walking an hour for hor fun.

The Inner North

The Simply Authentic Gai Wong.


Malaysian restauranteurs abroad: Philip and Shirley of Gai Wong in Melbourne


Gai Wong in North Melbourne, serves up some of the most authentic Malaysian hawker food that you will find in Melbourne.


Gai Wong is a busy order-and-pay canteen specialising in Hainanese chicken rice on a CBD-fringe roundabout.

The City Lane

When I heard that Gai Wong was doing a highly regarded chicken rice in North Melbourne, I knew that I had to try it.