• A-Square Night Market Over three dozen food stalls to choose from, including superlative laksa and indigenous dishes.
  • Choon Hui Get an early start to beat the mid-morning crowds enjoying reputedly Kuching's best Sarawak laksa.
  • Alter Ego Fusion Your dream coffee shop crossed with a jazz bar, serving internationally inspired dishes.
  • Open House Balikpapan's romantic hilltop restaurant, the menu blending Mediterranean, international and Indian flavours.
  • Rack & Brew Good coffee and BSB's best all-day breakfasts, including soft-shell crab florentine.


  • Top Spot Food Court Super-fresh seafood abounds at this hugely popular Kuching institution on top of a car park.
  • Restaurant Seafood Sim Sim 88 Seafood noodles, grilled baby squid, catch of the day and more, served at Sandakan's stilt-village restaurant.
  • Kam Ling Seafood Order from the specials scrawled above the fish tanks, such as black-pepper crab or freshly steamed catch of the day.
  • Ocean's Resto An entire reef's worth of fresh fish and crustaceans, served in a fine open-air waterfront space.
  • Night Market Wander among the pungent stalls at KK's waterfront and order your fish and seafood cooked the way you like it.
  • Sakura Seafood Restaurant Unassuming Lahad Datu restaurant specialising in butter prawns, delicately spiced soft-shell crab and steamed fish.

Indigenous Cuisine

  • Dyak Mouthwatering Iban dishes in a refined setting in Kuching, with a sampler of rice wines to boot.
  • Lepau Organic and sustainable ingredients combine with the traditional cuisine of Sarawak's Iban and Bidayuh people.
  • Rumah Tjilik Riwut Delightful restaurant-gallery in a traditional house specialising in local Dayak cuisine.
  • Summit Café Harnessing superb Bario rice and highland ingredients, this Miri eatery serves traditional Kelabit cuisine.