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the.Dyak

No. 29 Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Sub-Lot 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
234068
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (27 reviews)
“pork” (26 reviews)
“rice” (50 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Malaysian, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
No. 29 Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Sub-Lot 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

Food is average, but environment is nice and suitable for catching up with old friends, long chats. Suitable for tourists to try local food, too

1  Thank listerl81
Reviewed 7 August 2014

I always bring visitors to Sarawak to this restaurant & it delivers every time. I always order a lot of the vegetable dishes because you can really taste the freshness in the crunchy texture & light herbal seasoning of these dishes. Very refreshing. Easily the...More

1  Thank JarodYJK
Reviewed 26 July 2014

If you want something else than the usual food court dishes, choose the Dyak restaurant with indigenous food based on traditional recipes. And not very expensive, because we found most dishes to be suitable for two. The Dyak is located outside the center, so you...More

Thank AldeCoole
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

We were really excited to eat here after all the reviews on TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet. We choose 2 vegetarian and 1 pork dish, dessert and tried the rice wine aperitif and house wine. The pork was fantastic (chef recommendation) but the vego meals were...More

Thank tundeR23
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Had dinner with friend at the restaurant. Great food even for a local Malaysian. Highly recommend the anchovy tempoyak.

Thank hallothere
Reviewed 9 July 2014

A great restaurant which showcases the local Dyak cuisine. Local jungle ferns and vegetables are used to create wonderful dishes quite different from other Malaysian food. There are explanations about the food on the menu and staff are happy to help you order and explain...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 8 July 2014

This restaurant offers local dishes with fresh local ingredients. The food was excellent! But what made this diner even better was the friendly and sweet people and the museum-like historical decoration. The restaurant is located just outside the city centre, but a cheap 15min drive...More

1  Thank Jordi-Anita
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Following Lonely Planet's top review, and in desperate need of a beer, four of us found our way to lunch at a charming restaurant that exceeded our expectations. From the interesting decor, to the wonderful mother of the owner who was doing front of house,...More

Thank storyteller80
Reviewed 30 May 2014

This lovely restaurant was mentioned as a favourite in the lonely planet with high recommendations to attend. Featuring a menu that embraced traditional flavours. I lived in Borneo as a little girl so I am always keen to try some where knew. We went along...More

Thank ningaloo2006
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Local dishing prepared excellently, with a friendly touch. I enjoyed the dish made from Jungle ferns, second was the local flash in lemon grass broth with native eggplant (aubergene). Close thirds was a dish with cooked durian or one with beans (pandan?). As a westerner...More

Thank cprrogers1
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Cal92673
3 June 2015|
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Response from Sze E | Reviewed this property |
The price range from a dish is from RM15 - RM35 (portion for 2-3) We went in a group of 4. It costs us around RM120 for 5 dishes, 4 rice and 4 drinks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 29 Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Sub-Lot 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: 234068
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Description
'Dyak' is pronounced 'da-yak'; the old English spelling used by the Brookes to classify generically the various tribes of Borneo. At the.Dyak we serve Dayak cuisine prepared with culinary technique and served on Dayak kitchenware. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available. Air-conditioned with free WiFi. Smokers enjoy al-fresco dining. Open from 11:30am till last order at 8:30 pm every day including public holidays. Close on Sundays. Our table is not kosher as we serve pork.
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