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The cafeteria sells cheap buffet noodle and rice meals...
The new cafeteria, designed to be macaque-proof, serves a varied and tasty selection of fried rice, chicken, fish, hot dogs and cooked veggies. Buffet meals are available from 11.30am to 2pm and 6.30pm to 8pm.
Across the parking lot from the Sarawak Cultural Village, this attractive new complex has several restaurants, a 7-Eleven and a food court (mains RM5–8).
A sprawling, open-air shed on stilts with a wide-plank floor and a tin roof, this classic Chinese-style seafood restaurant is in Kampung Buntal, a fishers’ village 11km southeast of the SCV (on the east coast of the ...
In a gritty riverfront area that may become chic in five or 10 years, this open-air pavilion, its big round tables covered with red tablecloths and surrounded by red plastic chairs, serves fresh Chinese-style fish an...
Serves Taiwanese- and Malaysian Chinese-style veggie meals (eg curries), made with soy or gluten, that are as healthy as they are delicious. Buffet style. Remarkably inexpensive.
You’d never guess it from the picnic tables cooled by a fleet of overhead helicopter fans, but this unassuming, tile-floored cafe serves some of Kuching’s most famously excellent Sarawak laksa.
On the lower floor of the Sarawak Plaza shopping mall.
What could be better than a romantic evening stroll along the river accompanied by a bite to eat? Or you can take a ferry across the river to Kampung Boyan, whose new promenade has two tent-roofed hawker centres.
This chic, sophisticated restaurant-cum-bar, popular with young professionals, made quite a splash when it opened in 2012...
Eat in or take away at this popular Jln Padungan barbecue joint, where savoury chicken or pork slices over rice are the speciality of the house.
This North Indian place, a Kuching fixture since 1994, sports a huge menu featuring tandoori chicken (of course!) as well as delicious mutton, fish and veggie options (almost 50 of them, including 22 types of paneer ...
What could be better than an evening constitutional along the river followed by a fresh fruit juice and a few sticks of satay ?
A convivial little slice of the Kelabit Highlands in downtown Kuching, this unpretentious restaurant is a huge hit with Kelabit students with a hankering for some home cooking...
A perennial favourite among local foodies, this neon-lit courtyard and its half-a-dozen humming seafooderies sits, rather improbably, on the roof of a concrete parking garage – look for the giant backlit lobster sign...
Gets consistently good reviews both for the cuisine and the lovely river views. Local dishes such as Sarawak laksa and their own invention, wild Borneo laksa, are quite reasonably priced...
Start your day with a brilliant, old-school Kuching breakfast. Note that Chinese locals refer to this hawker centre as Lau Ya Keng in Hokkien.
This popular chain coffee shop offers free wi-fi and air-con surroundings.
For great Brooke-era atmosphere, you can choose between the breezy verandah, with garden views, and the interior, whose decor is a mash-up of medieval England and 19th-century Straits Chinese...
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