Top Choice Fusion in Kuching

Bla Bla Bla

Innovative and stylish, Bla Bla Bla serves excellent Chinese-inspired fusion dishes that – like the decor, the koi ponds and the Balinese Buddha – range from traditional to far-out. Specialities include midin (jungl…
Top Choice Seafood in Kuching

Top Spot Food Court

A perennial favourite among local foodies, this neon-lit courtyard and its half-a-dozen humming seafooderies sits, rather improbably, on the roof of a concrete parking garage – look for the giant backlit lobster sig…
Top Choice Dayak in Miri

Summit Café

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


This elegant restaurant is the first to treat Dayak home cooking as true cuisine. The chef, classically trained in a Western style, uses traditional recipes, many of them Iban (a few are Kelabit, Kayan or Bidayuh), …
Top Choice Dayak in Kuching

Tribal Stove

This laid-back restaurant serving delicious Kelabit food somehow has somehow managed to capture something of the atmosphere of Bario, the Highland 'capital', and transport it to downtown Kuching. Specialities includ…
Top Choice Hawker in Sibu

Sibu Central Market

Malaysia’s largest fruit-and-veg market has more than 1000 stalls. Upstairs, Chinese, Malay and Iban-run food stalls serve up local specialities, including porridge (available early in the morning and at night), kam…
Top Choice Malaysian in Sibu

Payung Café

An exquisitely decorated cafe where diners feast on healthy local food (no re-used oil, deep frying or MSG) such as spicy otak-otak barbecued fish (RM13), deliciously fresh herbs salad (RM8) and generous servings of…
Top Choice Malaysian in Kuching

Choon Hui

This old-school kopitiam (coffee shop) gets our vote for the most delicious laksa in town, and we're not alone – the place can get crowded, especially at weekends. There is also a stall here selling excellent popia,…
Italian in Kuching


Filled to the brim with antiques, this complex of dining rooms (three) and bars (two) – housed in three 1920s shophouses – is a fashionable spot to see and be seen. Luckily, it's not a case of style over substance: …
Hawker in Kuching

Riverside Hawker Stalls

What could be better than an evening constitutional along the river followed by a fresh fruit juice and a few sticks of satay?