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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
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rice wine” (39 reviews)
“ice cream” (29 reviews)
“pork” (31 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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1 - 10 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We wanted to try some local indigenous cuisine and this restaurant provided food as well as decor in the form of artifacts from the tribal history. The restaurant was quite empty, we were one of two tables there. Food was interesting with a selection of...More

1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I loved this restaurant. The atmosphere was very warm and inviting and it was a relaxing setting. The room is filled with fascinating old artifacts from the Borneo indigenous tribes' early history. While I ate, the waitress brought me a sheet that described all of...More

Thank Jonathon S
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Headed to this restaurant on the recommendation of TripAdvisor. The food was good, we enjoyed it thoroughly, however, the staff were not interactive despite efforts from us. We tried to learn about our dishes . We felt rushed out of the restaurant at 9:15. Despite...More

1  Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Good: 1. Food is great! Plenty of Dayak food to be found here. 2. Atmosphere is great with wonderful Iban decorations. 3. Service is great! The Bad: 1. Food portion is somewhat small. It is not enough for me to be honest. The portion...More

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Great place for authentic Dayak cuisine with style. Like the tempoyak with pork. The fern dish is nice too.

Thank Paulyn Y
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Following recommendation for authentic tribal food this restaurant did not disappoint. Beautifully decorated with memorabilia of owners family history and handout describing family history and photos. We were lucky enough to meet and chat to charming owner. A very special experience. Great to try Tuak...More

Thank Happyguest71
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Would definitely recommend this place for good traditional Malaysian food. All food is designed for sharing and they said one dish is enough for two- I'm afraid that is just not true; we had 4 dishes between 6 and was nowhere near enough. So, overall,...More

Thank Travelmadboy
Reviewed 3 April 2017

If you are looking for an upscale place to eat local Iban food, this is probably it. The.Dyak serves tribal cuisine in nicely decorated and relatively refined setting. The walls are adorned with old pictures, tribal artifacts and fabrics, and Sape music was playing in...More

Thank JanDebbie
Reviewed 30 March 2017

While there are scattered exposure to native "Dayak" cuisine, this is one of the few in a restaurant setting. Its hard to say which community is represented in the menu but the main point is that it reflects the native community as a whole as...More

2  Thank realfatfreddy
Reviewed 14 March 2017

When we came, it seemed like we are the only customer. The lady serving us seemed to be rather off. We ordered ayam pansuh. It was a small portion and definitely not a value for money. We love the stir fry pork. The place has...More

Thank Felicia M
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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
USD 10 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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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