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Lepau Restaurant

395, Ban Hock Road, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 19-880 5383
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (22 reviews)
“brown rice” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (13 reviews)
5:30 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
395, Ban Hock Road, Kuching, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of my must go restaurants when in Kuching. It can be hard to find indigenous food at times but here you will be rewarded with great tasting indigenous food. I take groups here every year and the food just gets better. So...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such good food, all of it was delicious and you must try the buttermilk calamari! Also fantastic price - super cheap for what it was! Should be number 1 or 2 on trip-advisor, great variety of food and fantastic service. Not a bad thing to...More

Thank Josie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a good place to try out the local dishes. It’s a restaurant serving Dayak dishes. We tried and loved the bamboo chicken, homemade tofu with pumpkin sauce, midin or fiddlehead fern fried with garlic and fried calamari. The steam Siakap with Terung Asam has...More

Thank Joanna O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location +: close to city center by car -: Ambience +: alfresco setting, rustic tribal decor, unpretentious and casual. -: - Food +: good selection of meat, seafood and plenty of vegetables. Recommended: smoked fish soup, bamboo chicken, fried rice, tuak ice cream, see pix...More

Thank Chicken_Lux
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We ordered 10 dishes menu which just nice for 10pax and it's cost RM300 which is quite reasonable. Ambiance was good as there's a performer in the restaurant and nice were all friendly. Foods were okay. Average, not really amazing but overall experience was great....More

Thank Cindytky
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

So we had the house specialties of Lepau Fried Rice, Fiona's Chicken and Tapioca Leaf with a bottle of the Apple Tuok. All of the dishes were nice, but for us lacked the usual zing of Malaysian food. Without making a negative comment about the...More

Thank JustJessPerth
lepaurestaurant, Owner at Lepau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Hello JustJessPerth, Thank you for your honest review. We really value our customers feedback to help us improve on our food and service. In regards to the food, local traditional Sarawakian food (excluding the Indian, Malay food and some Chinese food) are usually less zingy...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Went for dinner on a weeknight. Apart from leaving my umbrella at my table and getting a massive mosquito bite, there was no downside to this dining experience. This was the first truly authentic Sarawak restaurant we went to. Despite eating local cuisine for our...More

Thank travelandshop2014
lepaurestaurant, Owner at Lepau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hi travelandshop2014 , First of all so sorry you lost your umbrella at our restaurant. It should be in our lost and found corner waiting for you to take it back on your next visit. 😊 Thank you so much for your wonderful review and...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We tried this restaurant on our last night in Kuching. It’s too bad we didn’t come here on the first night. The food was excellent. We had a chicken rice dish and a vegetarian dish. Both excellent and very authentic to the area The service...More

Thank MTLtravelfun
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A hidden gem! The food was absolutely delicious. We had the ferns and chicken in bamboo. Out of this world. This is such a beautiful place. It was packed when we were there. Luckily we made reservations through our hotel.

Thank Theduff2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The food was absolutely amazing and the service was great. The food came extremely quickly and our waiters were very friendly and welcoming. We had a feast and the bill was very reasonable. Try their rice wine!

Thank Sam W
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Questions & Answers
Qriestina L
28 November 2017|
Response from lepaurestaurant | Property representative |
Hello Qriestina, We are open on most public holidays from 6pm-10.30pm.
Sakura W
9 October 2017|
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Response from lepaurestaurant | Property representative |
We accept cash & card (Visa & MasterCard) payments.
Zulfiqri R
29 November 2016|
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Response from lepaurestaurant | Property representative |
Hello.. yes we are a strictly no pork & lard restaurant suitable for everyone & all our ingredients are from certified Halal suppliers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395, Ban Hock Road, Kuching, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: +60 19-880 5383
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