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My Village Barok

Jalan Brooke | Jalan, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ayam” (8 reviews)
“mussels” (4 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Asian, Malaysian, Halal
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Jalan Brooke | Jalan, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant in wood by the river in the Malay quarter. The place is simple but charming and pleasantly decorated, the customers almost exclusively local. The menu is in Malaysian and nobody speaks English but if you refer to the glossary in your guidebook you...More

Thank lauramtorino
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Local food, Ayam pansoh or Manok Pansoh is good. We had ordered some main dish grill lamb and grill chicken, it was very spicy because the gravy was pour on top. It will blow your top. Environment is nice, good ambient and nice wooden setup....More

Thank THEN N
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I love this 2 century house cafe n homestay. 8 of us had dinner with old family portraits, artefects n portrait of the 1st white rajah. Loved the udang galah from the river. My nephew couldnt stay away from their mee kolok. Owner very approachable.

Thank vivienateng
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We actually found this restaurant by accident. We had taken a small local ferry boat across the river with the intention of eating at the food court there. However, the food court was not at all appealing, so we continued our search and stumbled across...More

Thank StephenStocks
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

For an authentic Malaysian experience of delicious cuisine then look no further than My Village Barok. Located across the river, accessed either by car or sampan boat, enjoy the real taste of Malaysia. I highly recommend the scallops, which is one of their signature dishes....More

Thank KarenMcClymont
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Cross the river to the other side of Kuching and you find this restaurant behind the food court. If you like hot and spicy, try the Nasi Ayam Ketok. A definite must to try. There are also lots of seafood dishes.

Thank john59perth
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Great food with reasonable price. Must visit for tourists to taste local foods.However the service need some improvement especially the waiters not organized (food delivered not to the right table)

Thank Meor M
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great place recommended to us by another traveller in Borneo. The barbecue lamb was amazing (spicy) as were scallops, and Tomyan soup. Nice setting across the river behind the kampung.

Thank Victoria F
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

My colleague and I had a feast here for dinner yesterday! We tried the ayam pansoh (chicken cooked in bamboo), umai (raw fish salad), midin belacan (wild fern in shrimp paste) and grilled scallop. Each dish was a culinary explosion, with different flavours. Never had...More

1  Thank chitra devi g
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The location can be a bit tricky. Need to use waze to get there at least once. Back to the restaurant, it was beautiful decorated in local native designs and architecture. It felt like it is in a long house, hence, the name barok. The...More

Thank AChee74
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 12:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Brooke | Jalan, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
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