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Aroma Cafe

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Jalan Tabuan, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 13-804 6881
Today
07:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 22:30
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Kuching, Malaysia
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593 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a lot of ready to eat dishes displayed and also a lot of choices in their menu. The portion is huge and nice. They do provide catering outside as well..

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Thank AChee74
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My kid love the butter chicken rice, a must try.. nasi lemak could be better..this place serves no pork.

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Thank VinceYjw
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

If you want a nice and quick meal, this is a good place to go. Besides their a la carte menu, they also offer a variety of fast food for lunch, including local dishes. They also have diverse beverage menu to choose from. I love all their fish dishes (especially the fish curry) as they are always fresh.

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Thank Jutisha
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A corner shop lot so more space than many and they need it. Its popular. A wide range of good and affordable local food with the emphasis on Bidayuh

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Thank jameshj
Kuching, Malaysia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Quite a cozy place where you could dine quietly with your friends and family and the food is ok but a bit to the salty side.

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Thank Delirious2015
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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295 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Everything you yearn for in Sarawak is served here! And they are very tasty, hopefully no MSGs...The place has that old cafe/coffee shop setting. Quite near downtown Kuching. Service was good and fast. Price was quite above the average. But it's worth it.

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Thank iamsuhaini
Kuching, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Not only we had some great food but my son was playing with his ring which went rolling between the planks on the deck.Half of the Malaysian customers & staff came to our rescue trying to locate the ring.. Without their help I doubt we would have found the ring. A big Thank you for all their kindness and the... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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304 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Been here more than I could remember. Place is cozy and decent. I would iterate that the pansoh or chicken in the bamboo is one of the best in town. They serve many other Malaysian and local ethnic dishes making it an ideal place to bring friend from abroad to dine.

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Thank fsenada
Kuching, Malaysia
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346 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

This cafe serves typical Malaysian dishes but some local favorites added. The manuk pansoh and umai are among them. It is a halal restaurant. The location is strategic on the road side with ample parking lots.

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Thank James N
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

We tried the ayam pansuh with my West Malaysian friends, and they loved it. Although I personally think that the chicken and tapioca leaves are not cooked long enough in the bamboo. But taste wise, fair enough. A good option to bring Muslim friends to try out halal ayam pansuh.

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Thank Jong L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Malaysian, Cafe, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:30
Thursday
07:00 - 22:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Tabuan, Kuching, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: +60 13-804 6881

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?