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 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…
Fusion in Sibu

Café Café

Café Café serves decent fusion fare, including Nonya-style chicken, daily specials and inventive deserts such as salted-caramel-apple-crisp cheesecake and Reese's-peanut-butter-chocolate cheesecake (RM10.90). With d…
Market 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. Also has a few Iban-run places.
Cafe in Sibu


Several old-time kopitiam (coffee shops) can be found along Jln Maju. In the morning, locals gather to dine on Foochow specialities, read Chinese newspapers and chat – a typical Sarawakian scene.
Peranakan in Sibu

Islamic Nyonya Kafé

The highlight of the overwhelmingly extensive menu here are the deliciously spicy Nonya dishes, including kari ayam (chicken curry) and kari kambing (mutton curry).
Chinese in Sibu

New Capital Restaurant

A classy, old-school Chinese restaurant. Foochow specialities include sea-cucumber soup (RM10) and white pomfret (RM70 to RM80 for a portion to share).
Hawker in Sibu

Doughnut & Churro Stand

A street stall selling freshly made douhgnuts and churros – perfect to bring on an upriver boat trip.