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Choon Hui Cafe

Ban Hock Road, Kuching, Malaysia
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good59%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“popiah” (27 reviews)
“sarawak laksa” (23 reviews)
“toasted bread” (3 reviews)
Asian, Malaysian, Chinese
Ban Hock Road, Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here after a recommendation. Really enjoyed the excellent Laksa and very surprised by the tasty toast with kaya. We went back again because it was so good.

Thank Troydan7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked about 20mins from the hotel I stayed (Grand Margherita Hotel). Arrived and disappointed to find that the fanous Sarawak Laksa stall was closed for the Good Friday weekend. Tried the Kolo mee and it was surprisingly good!!! Not a lot of ingredients yet it...More

Thank NSEL
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is a place that i wanted to come and try the food , thanks to a friend who brought us to come and try this place. Been to the other one on Abell Road and the best of all is that both are still...More

Thank telur1
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Love the Sarawak Laksa all around Kuching.... Some of us have second helpings.. We had Kolok mee too.

Thank Jamesy008
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Not being here for ages, now being made famous by celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain with his various visit to this shop. He described the Sarawak laksa broth as "made from thousand years of wisdom' . Good traditional Hainaness Coffee shop with 'loti kiap' and half...More

Thank Kiang Chiok S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Went this morning (Friday) 10am. When I first arrived I was told by the vendor they had sold out of laksa so got a popia to try instead. Loved it so got another. With that a family arrived asking for laksa, they were also told...More

Thank KitegirlUK
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is the coffee shop famous for the Sarawak laksa that Anthony Bourdain decided was the "Breakfast of the Gods". We tried the Sarawak laksa, popiah, kolo mee and toast here. All tasted good. Come early as the coffeeshop is normally packed and the food...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Came here by Grabcab. There's lots of people in the morning and things usually finish before lunch. Therefore, do go early. It's a first come first serve snatching table kind of arrangement. You need to target a table with diners who are about to finish...More

Thank Ptrcks
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is THE place for Sarawak laksa when I come back to my home town. Sarawakians have their favourite laksa haunts and this is mine because of my childhood memories of coming here on Sundays after mass at the nearby church. The place is always...More

Thank Michaelina C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Good foods but be prepared to wait unless you go as early as 7am. But it is worth the wait. Close every Monday

Thank AnnieChai07
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diana y
16 January 2018|
Response from AnnieChai07 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I think it’s not halal. The bread and spring roll is ok for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Hock Road, Kuching, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
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