Central Kalimantan restaurants

Top Choice Indonesian in Palangka Raya

Rumah Tjilik Riwut

This lovely garden restaurant-gallery in a traditional house specialises in local Dayak cuisine such as juhu umbut ikan baung (fish cooked in coconut milk and young rattan shoots), as well as a broad menu of Indones…
Indonesian in Palangka Raya

Kampung Lauk

This sprawling riverside place is like a mini-village of individual thatched pondoks linked by boardwalks, along which waiters scurry with trays of seafood and rice dishes. The speciality is local river fish and the…
Indonesian in Pangkalan Bun

Rumah Makan Meranti

Solid furnishings and sophisticated atmosphere greet diners at this popular local restaurant that's a cut above your average warung. Apart from the usual Indonesian fare, there are Western standards such as steak an…
Cafe in Pangkalan Bun

Iduna Cafe

This modern, air-conditioned cafe with stuffed chairs and cool lighting is the best place around for espresso coffee and bakery items, but it also does burgers, pasta and nasi goreng.
Chinese in Palangka Raya


Some of the best Chinese food in the city, served in air-conditioned comfort. It's known for its ikan jelawat (from 75,000Rp for two people), a river fish cooked many ways, but it also does a range of crab, prawn, s…
Indonesian in Kumai

Acil Laila

Don't let the displays of offal (hearts, livers, brains) throw you off: this place does a mean grilled chicken and a divine nasi bakar (seasoned rice wrapped in a banana leaf and charred to perfection).
Seafood in Pangkalan Bun


Next to Hotel Andika, a few blocks south of the river, this semi-open-air restaurant is known among locals and expats for its fried fish and chicken dishes. Low-key, homey vibe typical of Pangkalan Bun.
Indonesian in Kumai

Rizky Akbar

This simple warung whips up excellent soto ayam (chicken soup), nasi goreng, fried fish and fresh fruit juices.
Indonesian in Palangka Raya

Al Mu'Minun

Meaty chunks of fish are grilled and barbecued streetside at this local favourite.