Top things to do

Top Choice Malaysian in Sibu

Payung Café

At this delightful cafe diners feast on healthy local food such as mushroom rolls, spicy otak-otak barbecued fish, deliciously fresh herb salad and generous servings of the volcano-like Mulu ice cream. There's no re…
Top Choice Museum in Sibu

Sibu Heritage Centre

Housed in an airy, circular municipal complex built in 1960, this excellent museum explores the captivating history of Sarawak and Sibu. Panels, rich in evocative photographs, take a look at the various Chinese dial…
Top Choice Malaysian in Miri

Summit Café

If you’ve never tried Kelabit cuisine, this place will open up whole new worlds for your taste buds. Queue up and choose from the colourful array of ‘jungle food’ laid out at the counter, including dure (fried jungl…
Top Choice Malaysian in Miri

Madli's Restaurant

A long-running family business that started off as a satay stall in the 1970s; read the history on the wall above the kitchen. Madli's is open on two sides for ventilation and is spotlessly clean. As well as lip-sma…
Top Choice Bar in Miri

Ming Cafe

This ever-busy corner bar stocks 25 imported bottled beers and has several on tap, including Paulaner wheat beer. The drinks menu also lists Australian and New Zealand wines and several pages of cocktails. Fresh jui…
Museum in Kapit

Fort Sylvia

Built by Charles Brooke in 1880 to take control of the Upper Rejang, this wooden fort – built of belian (ironwood) – was renamed in 1925 to honour Ranee Sylvia, wife of Charles Vyner Brooke.The exhibits inside offer…
Cave in Niah National Park

Great Cave

A raised boardwalk leads 3.1km (3½ to four hours return) through swampy old-growth rainforest to the mouth of the Great Cave, a vast cavern approximately 2km long, up to 250m across and up to 60m high. Inside, the t…
Asian in Sibu

Café Café

Café Café serves decent Southeast Asian fare, including Nonya-style chicken, Thai curries and Chinese noodles. There are daily specials and inventive desserts such as salted-caramel-apple-crisp cheesecake and Reese'…
Asian in Sibu

Ark

Nudging the Rejang Esplanade, the Ark has an air-con interior plus outdoor seating upstairs, and is the perfect place to watch the river drift by with a cold beer or a wine. Chinese, Malaysian and Thai dishes of sea…
Hawker in Sibu

Night Market

Chinese stalls (selling pork and rice, steamed buns etc) are at the western end of the lot, while Malay stalls (with superb satay and barbecue chicken) are to the northeast. There are also a few Iban-run places. Loo…