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Unit C2-G-01, Block C2, Taman Royal Lily | 39000, Tanah Rata, Malaysia
+60 12-205 2778
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08:30 - 15:00
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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch during our stay in the Highlands. Food was freshly cooked and tasted good (definitely recommend the chicken fried rice!) service was friendly, and they had wifi and coffee without sugar; 2 things that were hard to find in other local eateries!

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Thank djsmith86
Level Contributor
45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Love this place when it started biz many years ago.. It was than not so crowded and we are able to enjoy our food peacefully. So it's super crowded and stress to dine here.. Uncle Chow unable to cope with the crowd. I think he needs to employ more staff..

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Thank chrislyv
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Eventhough this restaurant has been open for more than 10 years, we only knew of this place few days ago, after watch some foreigner reviewing this place in youtube. My family and I were greeted by the owner, Mrs Chow. She was friendly and she explained that this restaurant is part of her retirement plan. That is why, she only... More 

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Miri, Malaysia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Eating breakfast at this place before end the Cameron Highland trip. The cafe served simple breakfast, also selling scones, muffin, chicken pie,few Nyoya Kuih and etc. The owner of the kopitiam was a friendly person, greeted the customers while serving.

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Thank Bernadette H
leenadevi
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A hard to find place, but the place serves nice coffee and are kids friendly. We had nasi lemak with chicken rendang that needed more salt, and also scone which was a little hard.

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Thank babblesbubbles
Kuala Selangor, Malaysia
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Uncle Chow is very friendly and he serves and chats up with his customers. The kopitiam was away from the main Tanah Rata street and very quiet. He has his famous dishes which fits very well for the locals as well as continental breakfast. It was lovely that our host Mr Chau from Golden Hills recommended him, it made our... More 

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Thank ALFIEtbh
Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Uncle Chow Kopitiam is located in Taman Royal Lil, Tanah Rata, which is away from the busy town center. The restaurant serves some great Peranakan cuisines too... Among the many recommended menu were the Nasi Lemak and the Nyonya Laksa (Lemak Curry). The coffee was just as comparable to Starbucks in terms of quality coffee beans. A must try place... More 

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Butterworth, Malaysia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

You better to have good EQ to go this shop. Uncle was at low EQ when we were there as too many customer there & the food order were out of order. Auntie was nice as she still business professionally. Suggest to uncle to hire more temporary helpers espcially during holidays season. Curry laksa & coffee were good but the... More 

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Thank Chan G
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

very simple setup and as i walk in i smell something good.. so i ask the staff and they told me its the smell of curry mee... it was good..worth the trip

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Thank DatoMikePravin
Malaysia
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

once step out from car from parking lot, can smell the taste of their sambal/rendang, very aromatic. Potion are big and the price is mid-range (not cheap), nasi lemak with chicken rendang is nice as the chicken are very juicy and tender, all the tongsui (dessert) look good but can't order more as their potion are big and afraid can't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian, Chinese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 15:00
Monday
08:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 15:00
Thursday
08:30 - 15:00
Friday
08:30 - 15:00
Saturday
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit C2-G-01, Block C2, Taman Royal Lily | 39000, Tanah Rata, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Cameron Highlands  >  Tanah Rata
  • Phone Number: +60 12-205 2778

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?