Welcome to Kaya Malay Bistro

Good Times
Scott  and Thomas have worked diligently to create a new and exciting Summer Music Series. We'll showcase a wide range of performers, from saxophonist star, Dennis Tymoshenko, to jazz singer, Natasha D'Agostino, our very own Karaoke specialist and keyboardist, Eddie Lam, folk artists Samuel Romero and Jordyn Smith, to Sons of Granville (of course).

The Schedule
Below is the complete schedule. We truly hope there's at least one performance or style of music for everyone, so take a look and mark down the date you'd like to attend!
July 22nd - The Quick Foxes - Celtic Jams
July 29th - Sons of Granville - Instrumental World
August 5th - Singer-songrwiter, Jordyn Smith - Folk
August 12th - Keyboardist/singer Eddie Lam Halen - Live Karaoke
August 19th - Saxophonist, Dennis Tymoshenko - Pop Jazz
August 26th - Sons of Granville - Instrumental World
Sept 2nd - Singer-songwriter, Sam Romero - Earthy Folk
Sept 9th - Keyboardist/singer Eddie Lam Halen - Live Karaoke
Sept 16th - Saxophonist, Dennis Tymoshenko - Pop Jazz
Sept 23rd - Sons of Granville - Instrumental World
Sept 30th - The Quick Foxes - Celtic Jams
Kaya opened its doors in July 2012, by a few people who have grown up with Malaysian comfort food....

Offering original tastes of Malaysia fused with west coast flares that are lavish in flavour and unique in texture and aroma, Kaya is a true gastronomic delight!

With profound influences from Portugal, India, Indonesia, and China, Malaysian cuisine is diverse, complex and inviting. Come and experience this intriguing spectrum of flavours and culinary adventures.

About the Owner, Managing Director and General Manager: Scott Kwan

Scott was the General Manager of the renowned Banana Leaf since Day One. After eleven years of providing managerial service both up front and behind the scene, and playing a major role in opening branch restaurants, Scott moved on to opening and managing the two Tamarind Malaysian locations in New Westminster and North Vancouver.

A people-person who believes food and wine are the best tools to communicate with new and old friends, Scott appreciates the magic of ethnic cuisine and the art of pairing beer and wine with it. Scott understands the importance of the consistency in food quality and customer service. His diligent effort in designing an enhanced beverage menu brings Kaya's food and wine pairing approach to a higher level. "It is my professional and ethical duty to make sure we deliver the true joy of dining, day in and day out".

With two decades of experience in Malaysian restaurants, Scott envisioned Vancouver's potential in welcoming a new vogue Southeast Asian restaurant.

"2012 is the year my dream finally came true!" Scott has been working towards opening up his own restaurant, one that represents the wonderful asian food scene of Vancouver. "Kaya is our brain-child; you can call it the new trend of Malaysian cuisine. Kaya reflects the beautiful and always evolving west coast dining scene, a place where culinary authenticity meets fusion creation."

Operating Hours

Hours may change during holidays or special occasions. Please contact the establishment for specific information.

Monday : 11:30am-2:45pm, 5pm-9:45pm
Tuesday : 11:30am-2:45pm, 5pm-9:45pm
Wednesday : 11:30am-2:45pm, 5pm-9:45pm
Thursday : 11:30am-2:45pm, 5pm-9:45pm
Friday : 11:30am-2:45pm, 5pm-9:45pm
Saturday : 11:30am-2:45pm, 5pm-9:45pm
Sunday : 11:30am-2:45pm, 5pm-9:45pm