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Tribal Stove

Taman sri sarawak, ground floor, Kuching, Malaysia
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“shredded beef” (12 reviews)
“bamboo shoots” (4 reviews)
“flower salad” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Taman sri sarawak, ground floor, Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a must visit restaurant for any visitor to Kuching. Authentic food of Borneo. I especially like the Fish Umai which is a slightly sour dish. Strangely enough there is no vinegar and the sourly taste is from the kelamansi (lime), the fried pineapple...More

1  Thank Eric v
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

So recently this place has had mixed reviews, but on the recommendation of a local we tried the Laksa here and it was good. Large serving size and at MYR 5 per bowl it was a fair price. As for other recent comments, there was...More

1  Thank JustJessPerth
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I tried laksa sarawak, umai prawn, mee kolok and fried local vegetable with garlic. Food taste good at reasonable price. The location is just across Hilton Kuching. Don't miss it when you have the chance to visit Kuching.

1  Thank JmyJohan
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We ate here early in the evening midweek so there was plenty of space. Service was a little slow however this was more than compensated for by the quality of the food and exceptional value for money. Highly recommended if you are on a budget...More

1  Thank OzzieVisitor
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Just opposite the Hilton near waterfront . Great atmosphere to it Menu unable to understand as none of it in English. Staff spoke very little to no English. Not usually a problem but our son is highly allergic to prawns so despite using google to...More

1  Thank sam63
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch and couldnt find the shredded beef people mention, so had the fish special and the nasi goreng with ayam goreng. The former was, as expected, riverfish, so a bit muddy in flavour, but the soup was super-lemongrassy, so almost tasted like...More

2  Thank Mizyka
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

If you like to adventure into local dishes, try this restaurant. It offers traditional tribal cuisines which are hard to get such as coconut shoot, bamboo shoot and other Sarawak traditional dishes such as umai, fish or chicken cooked in bamboo and midin, the jungle...More

1  Thank AtieMalek
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Had the best chicken curry there. We ate there thw past few days for lunch and dinner. Great service, fresh food and great price.

1  Thank Danuta N
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite place to have tribal/local food but today this place is a disappointment because I've waited for an hour and my food hasn't arrived. Steer clear of this joint if you are a hungry and impatient customer. The food is usually pretty...More

1  Thank Zipangu L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a small restaurant around the corner from the Hilton. Pluses - the people were incredibly nice. Bamboo chicken + rice totaled Rm 13.80 (a little over $3.00). Cons - the food was indifferent. No beer or other alcohol is served. The atmosphere is...More

1  Thank ber357
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13 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from JmyJohan | Reviewed this property |
I' was informed that all food served are halal
Fizan I
30 November 2015|
Response from ChiliLime | Reviewed this property |
I have seen a few webpages list it as halal, but they do serve alcohol as well. I don't know if that has an effect.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taman sri sarawak, ground floor, Kuching, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: 840-9019
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