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Aroma Cafe

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Jalan Tabuan, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 13-804 6881
07:00 - 22:30
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Bintulu, Malaysia
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

It serves good local food.. I love it...a lot of variety of noodles, fried rice, vegetable and dishes

Thank Bernadette M
Saltaire, UK
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36 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Had local dishes - Ayam Pansuh (chicken in bamboo leaves), Fish Umai (raw fish in chilli and vinegar) and baby khalian in oyster sauce. Delicious and great value. Staff friendly and relaxed.

Thank James L
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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156 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

Service at thia cafe is good, but what saperates it from the rest is the quality of the food, and its price. A small meal could feed two, and the price is resonable. The best place to enjoy Dayak cooking if you are on a budget. Be warned however to avoid lunch and peak hours as sometimes their service can... More 

Thank cyrildason
Kuching, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

I visited this place for lunch expecting that I could try some local cuisine which my friend recommended me "fish in durian soup". Before I sat at my table I asked the staff if they serve the dish, for I could not find it on the menu. They said yes, the small one for 8 MYR. I thought it great... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

We asked our guide, an Iban, to introduce us to local food and he brought us to this restaurant. When we arrived, the shop was quite crowded - an indication of good food! We ordered ayam panush (a dayak dish) which is soupy and has an interesting taste, ladies finger belacan and squids lemon grass. We had a delicious lunch!... More 

Thank 1john316
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

We had the set menu which included lots of tasty dishes. The locals seem to eat here which is a good sign and the staff were efficient and helpful.

Thank traveller1079
Ampang, Malaysia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

The food served are fine, Able to cater for medium group as they have 2 floors.Menu includes Sarawak Laksa, Nasi Lemak, mixed rice & etc

Thank 368EdmondH
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Aroma was in the same block as our hostel and so we ate there lots. The food is really good and amazing value.

Thank Harry R
Kuching, Malaysia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

Cafe closed on every Sunday...well the owner are Christian. On Saturday will be by luck because if they need to do catering outside the cafe then they have to close the cafe. Not enough manpower.

Thank Jimmy S
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014 via mobile

Stayed near aroma and ate there bunch of times , the dishes are big the prices r cheap and the food taste very well . Many choices of different of malaysian food.

Thank Dotan Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Malaysian, Cafe, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
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?