West Timor restaurants

Top Choice Sweets in Oebelo & Oesao

Inzana

A traditional sweet shop so popular, it exists on both sides of the road to service traffic. It would be rude not to try kue bajongko, a Kupang-specific cake made from coconut, flour and palm sugar steamed in banana…
Top Choice Market in Kupang

Pasar Malam

As tiny tailor shops finish up for the day, stallholders begin setting up this lamp-lit market. You're here for seafood, whether ikan (fish), cumi (squid), kepiting (crab) or udang (prawns), but you can also pick up…
Top Choice Indonesian in Kupang

Depot Bambu Kuning

A popular place for authentic Kupang se'i babi. Choose from chopped up meat or ribs, both served with rice and a rich pork soup with red beans. Sate and a couple of veg dishes are also available. Check out the outdo…
Top Choice Indonesian in Soe

Depot Remaja

This modest and clean diner specialises in succulent se'i babi, the iconic Kupang pork smoked over kesambi wood. But the fun doesn't stop there; try the warming pork soup – which is more of a stew – and one of the m…
Indonesian in Baun

Se'i Babi Om Ba'i

The first place in Timor to serve se'i babi (smoked pork) in a rumah makan, and not just to families on special occasions. If you want to see the process, arrive around 8am. Strips of pork are served with rice and a…
Indonesian in Soe

Bundo Kanduang

If you’ve been waiting to find a fresh spot to try Padang food, originally hailing from West Sumatra, this is it. Point-and-choose from dishes stacked in the window, which come with rice and veg. There are chilli de…
Indonesian in Soe

Warung Putra Lamongan

You'll smell this place before you see it, thanks to the grill charring sate out the front. Within the orange walls are a handful of large tables populated by locals digging into grilled and fried chicken, fish, tem…
Indonesian in Kefamenanu

Rumah Makan Pondok Selera

A tiny, delicious menu served in a big, two-dining room space. This rumah makan boasts some of the best tempeh and tofu in Nusa Tengarra, a giant serve that comes with lalapan (raw veg nibbles) and sweet, chunky sam…
Indonesian in Kefamenanu

Rumah Makan Padang 2

Motorbikes pull up outside this corner Padang restaurant and hint at its popularity. Specialties like ayam rica rica (chicken fried in a sweet, spicy sauce), rendang, boiled cassava leaves and fish curry are piled o…
Indonesian in Kefamenanu

Depot Se'i Nusantara

Aside from the namesake dish at this high-ceilinged, large and popular restaurant, the full range of Indo favourites is on offer, both cooked to order and served Padang-style. Their famous bubur ayam (chicken porrid…