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Watercolours Paradise Resort, Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
+60 19-981 1852
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Barcelona, Spain
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

(Name change, now its simply called Chinese Restaurant.) You don't go to The Perhentians for the food. You for the stunning beaches and the tranquility. But a man's gotta eat and among the half dozen restaurants that we tried on Perhentian Besar, this is the best. In spite of the name they serve mainly Thai fare and they do it... More 

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New York City, New York
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103 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We pretty much ate at least one of our meals here everyday of our 6 day visit. Food was decent, nothing special. The decor is awful, plastic tables and chairs. Most annoying, the European tourists smoking just because they can. Staff was very friendly, but could really use some training. Definitely the best option by Reef Chalet which isn't saying... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We ended up eating here for most of our time on the island. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The food was plentiful and their smoothies were massive and sooo tasty!! They had a mixture of western and local dishes which was nice and it was a nice spot to sit and watch the boats go by.

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Seoul, South Korea
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

I visited and ate at PIR, coral view, barat, mama's for 4 day's meals. All those restaurant is working distance. regarding the taste, and price, atmosphere, I choose the Barat best. So me and my friends had almost every meal here. Staff was friendly, dish was good(radna noodle& plain rice are nice match, barat burger was also best in this... More 

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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

The barat is a good restaurant with good food. The prices are not bad for the island. It's a bit chaotic sometimes but that's everywhere here and it's also its charm. The food is good, the personnel is very friendly and it is professionally organized. We had dinner (fresh fish from the barbecue) and breakfast. I absolutely recommend this place,... More 

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Massachusetts
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

This resort is now called the Barat Perhentian and we had lunch at the restaurant on the day we arrived. My burger which was topped with a fried egg was excellent as was the fries that came with it. The tiny portion of coleslaw had way too much dressing but tasted fine. The Radna kway teow didn't look right as... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Service was poor,waited once more than hour to get our dinner.Waiters dont understand Englis,are not very friendly,slow.Overpriced meals,not so good taste.Better eat nearby.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is the warmest and kindest staff, I ever met... Expect luxury from the sceneri, not from the bungalow. It's a simple bungalow with a bed, toilet and shower. This is barefoot/flipflop/scuba/snorkel island, and durring Ramadan, things are not going that speedy as you may be used to - so enjoy and relax instead!

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Thank FlemmingHest
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

The Watercolours resort restaurant. ( now known as The Barat) was quite a good choice for eating and is an unrecognizably better since the name change an change of management. The food selection was quite good with the seafood probably the best. We tried a variety of dishes, including the “western style” pasta dishes ( good for Perhentian Island but... More 

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Thank Rosie1140
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Now called the barat, Great food at reasonable prices for the island. Smoothies were good and they did the western food well too. Staff were very nice and service was good, our order got mixed up one night and the guy was very apologetic and genuinely embarrassed. Would rate this the number one place for food that we went to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Seafood, International, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watercolours Paradise Resort, Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Terengganu  >  Pulau Perhentian Besar
  • Phone Number: +60 19-981 1852

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