Restaurants

Top Choice Market in Bandar Seri Begawan

Pasar Malam Gadong

Thanks to its authentic local snacks and dishes (grilled things on skewers, rice topped with chicken and sambal inside a banana leaf etc), this is Brunei's most popular night market. Unfortunately it's more geared t…
Top Choice Japanese in Bandar Seri Begawan

Kaizen Sushi

All clean lines and bamboo accents, the minimalist interior of this waterfront restaurant focuses your attention on the food. The menu is extensive, from the imaginative sushi rolls and sashimi sets to noodles and t…
Top Choice Fusion in Bandar Seri Begawan

Alter Ego Fusion

It's hard to pin down Alter Ego, except to say that it's one of BSB's most creative offerings, served in an equally impressive space that looks like the coffee shop of your dreams crossed with a jazz bar. Expect fal…
Top Choice Cafe in Bandar Seri Begawan

Rack & Brew

'Coffee is always a good idea' announces a poster on the wall of this funky cafe, and we concur. It's good coffee, too; locals come here for the caffeine hit and the epic breakfasts, from soft-shell crab florentine …
Bruneian in Bandar Seri Begawan

Nasi Katok Corner

Locals queue at night for a cheap snack of nasi kotok at this tiny shopfront. Rice, sambal and a piece of hot and spicy/barbecue/honey mustard/black pepper chicken (or fishball or tofu) are placed in a paper cone, y…
Japanese in Seria

Kaizen Sushi

The Seria outpost of one of BSB's best restaurants, Kaizen delights with its extensive selection of Japanese dishes. Special treats include toro (fatty tuna) sashimi, oysters grilled with enoki mushrooms, and seared…
Bruneian in Bandar Seri Begawan

Aminah Arif

Aminah Arif is synonymous with ambuyat (thick, glue-like sago gloop), Brunei's signature dish, served with hot sauce for dipping and an accompaniment of meat, fish and vegetable dishes. If you're up for a generous s…
Indonesian in Bandar Seri Begawan

Pondok Sari Wangi

Located in Gadong, Pondok Sari Wangi is a beloved Bandar institution. The extensive menu includes a variety of tasty noodle and rice dishes, stir-fries and curries. Nasi ayam bakar sari wang (grilled chicken and ric…
Hawker in Bandar Seri Begawan

Tamu Selera

At this bustling, makeshift hawker centre, set in a shady park, diners eat excellent, cheap Malaysian and Indonesian dishes under colourful tarps and ceiling fans. Options include fresh seafood, satay, fried chicken…
Indian in Bandar Seri Begawan

Noralizah & Iskandar

This busy spot is all about the roti. The full roti kosong set is a flaky, buttery roti topped with potato and spiced dhal, tangy pickled vegetables, corned sardines and corned beef. Roti bom, filled with condensed …