Top ChoiceChinese in Kuala Terengganu

Madame Bee’s Kitchen

In a delightful heritage building in the heart of Chinatown, Madame Bee turns out excellent renditions of Peranakan dishes with local Terengganu influences. The award-winning chef's renowned dishes include...

Top ChoiceBistro in Pulau Perhentian


BuBu’s Santai restaurant offers laid-back views that may see you opting for a second beer or cocktail before your candlelit dinner kicks off. Lighter dishes like burgers and wraps are complemented by more...

Top ChoiceChinese in Kuala Terengganu

Restoran Golden Dragon

This restaurant is constantly packed. There’s ice-cold beer aplenty and one of the finest Chinese seafood menus in town. Fresh fish, squid and prawns are charged by weight and steamed or fried with your choice of...

International in Pulau Perhentian

World Cafe

One of the top choices on Long Beach is this open-sided restaurant cooled by a sea breeze and jazz vibes. Cocktails, fresh juices and smoothies, and a decent selection of beers are all on offer, and the menu...

Cafe in Pulau Perhentian

Mandalica Empire

Halim and Aida run a casual cafe (with some very basic tent and hut accommodation) right on the beach. There are fresh juices, including a legendary mango shake (RM9), amazing roti (banana and chocolate) and an...

Japanese in Kuala Terengganu

Pertama Steak & Sushi House

Excellent Japanese fare is served at this alcohol-free place just south of the town centre. Sashimi and sushi are well prepared and super fresh, and robust bowls of rice and noodles are savoury antidotes to the...

Chinese in Kuala Terengganu

Restoran Keong Kee

Keong Kee specialises in claypot dishes that come in three sizes and which feature pork, chicken, prawns or tofu in various tasty sauces. There are also sizzling prawn dishes and freshly fried fish at market...

Cafe in Pulau Perhentian

Awatif Cafe

Awatif is a good, inexpensive choice for breakfast: juice, lassi, muesli, pancakes and eggs are available. Red umbrellas shade tables set right on the beach or you can sit on the fan-cooled deck. There are...

Hawker in Kuala Terengganu

Chinatown Hawker Centre

Divided into Chinese and Malay sections, Chinatown’s outdoor hawker centre is a prime pick for grazing on soy-sauce chicken, fried noodles, spicy soups and grilled seafood with a chilled beer. It's well worth...

Market in Marang

Marang Market

This bustling market smells of slippery fish and ripe durians, but there are plenty of more accessible produce such as bananas – fresh or fried – to munch on while waiting for a boat to Pulau Kapas.

Asian in Pulau Kapas

Koko Kitchen

Koko gets good reviews from campers for its small but changing menu of Asian and international dishes. You can also get a beer here, and it even has budget dorm beds and tents behind the restaurant.

Market in Kuala Terengganu

Pantai Batu Buruk Night Market

The aroma from charcoal grills wafts over Pantai Batu Buruk every Friday night. It's very popular. If you are taking a taxi here on a Friday evening, expect to get caught in a traffic jam!

Hawker in Kuala Terengganu

Town City Food Court

Pull up a plastic chair under the whirling fans for cheap Malay, Thai and Chinese hawker favourites and the best selection of cold beer in Kuala Terengganu.

Malay in Kuala Terengganu

MD Curry House

Sometimes you just need a curry, and you need it served on a banana leaf by friendly locals. MD covers all the bases.

Chinese in Kuala Terengganu

T Homemade Cafe

This place next to Chinatown's Dragon Arch is a cooperative of a few food stalls and buzzes particularly for breakfast. You can try Chinese dishes here, such as roasted chicken, duck or pork with rice.