Pahang & Tioman Island restaurants

Top Choice International in Taman Negara

Seri Mutiara Restaurant

The excellent restaurant at the resort is open to non-guests and serves a fantastic range of foods, from local dishes such as satay (RM26) to salads, sandwiches, burgers and pizza. The buffet dinner (RM50) is a grea…
Top Choice International in Kuantan

Tjantek Art Bistro

With soft lighting, a jumble of antiques, odds and ends, curios and vintage paintings, and an enticing choice of tables, this superb, eclectic and very elegant place is stuffed with charm and romantic appeal. The me…
Top Choice Cafe in Kuantan

Coastal Store

Shame about the late start here, but Coastal Store is a gem, littered with books, second-hand vinyl, CDs and surfboarding paraphernalia. There are only two main dishes – Coastal chicken rice and Coastal beef noodles…
Top Choice Seafood in Kuantan

Ana Ikan Bakar Petai

If it’s authentic you’re after, look no further than this huge open-air seafood restaurant across the river on the island of Tanjong Lumpur. On any given evening Malaysian families flock here to feast on a plethora …
Top Choice International in Jerantut

Gypsy Garden

Run by charming Abid and Zubidah (with their delightful young son cavorting about), this adorable cafe occupies a large greenhouse-like building tacked onto Jerantut's old post office. The menu is fairly short but i…
Top Choice International in Pulau Tioman

Tioman Cabana

This castaway-chic restaurant with bed and breakfast rooms (RM150-280) is right on the beach, steps from the lapping waves. On the menu are excellent home-made burgers and local dishes as well as a very chilled vibe…
Top Choice Market in Kuantan

Jalan Lebai Ali Food Street

This fun, vibrant and often packed sit-down street market kicks off in the evenings just south of the floodlit Padang. Find everything from spaghetti, to beef and lamb burgers, burritos, nasi lemak and much more, se…
Top Choice Cafe in Pulau Tioman

Bushman Cafe

The wi-fi signal may be weak, but that's no problem with the sea views, tasty food and deep mugs of coffee that are served at Bushman. The pizza and banana pancakes are just the thing,
Indian in Raub

Restoran Ratha Raub

What brings people here is Ratha’s Kari Kepala Ikan Raub (fish-head curry, small portion RM55), served fresh in a metal tureen of fiery curry, green chilli, string beans, local eggplant and a special variant of ligh…
Japanese in Temerloh

Sushi King

This chain restaurant has a terrific, no-nonsense and tasty array of Japanese favourites with a glossy photo menu stuffed with an extensive choice of udon noodles, spicy ramen noodles, fried tempura dishes, maki (ro…