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Old Rex Cucur Udang Cafe

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Kuching 93400, Malaysia
198290029
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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

The comfort food of Kuchingnites. Having this finger foods and rojak and a glass of ice kacang. It is normally very full during the weekend but the food is ok only, not really too great, but I guess it is the sentiments of the people that makes it wonderful

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Old Rex cucur udang is known in the past for its cucur udang (prawn fritters) of course. It has historial story behind it and that it got its name from the days where cucur udang was sold at the Old Rex Theatre. In this cafe, there is an old black & white poster photo of the Old Rex Theatre. There... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013

Food is good n won't burn ur pockets! Love the cucur udang, fried tauhu n yam n sweet potatoes! Wash it all down with a cooling dessert of ang tau ping! Nice!

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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

This typical Kuching coffee shop is quite unique because it offers many varieties of popular and sought-after dishes such as bee hoon belacan, cendul, chicken rice, rojak, kangkung belacan and cucur udang. This shop retains in its name the Rex Cinema which was a cinema until the 80s. A stall selling the popular cucur udang operated its business behind the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2013

believe me.. the laksa there is superb.. best in kuching! ask for extra sambal belacan.. very spicy sambal belacan.. and please be there before 11am because the laksa always finished before lunch time

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013 via mobile

Rex cafe famous for cucur tahu and udang plus fried vege n seafood...family been doing for ages so its the best in town..the laksa is also one of the best in kuching but a bit spicy..compared to chongchoon n mdm tang

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2009

Really would've walked right past this rundown characterless coffee shop but it came recommended :) Excellent local kolo mee! I'm still a bigger fan of what I grew up with (with dark sauce) but this runs a close second.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kuching 93400, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: 198290029

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?