“Where to eat?”
The number one question that’s always on our mind whether we are with our friends, family or alone. We simply cant make up our minds when it comes to food!
With this list, you can easily decide on where to go for lunch, as we have categorised these restaurants/cafes/stalls according to their location, price range and what menu you can expect there:
IN THE CITY CENTRE
KopiCut is the first of its kind when it comes to barber/café concept in Kuching. Owned by radio presenter Chopie Cakap, must try menu here are the Kopi Tak Tun Tuang and Nasik Goreng Mak Tiri—brace yourself for it’s spicy taste!
BorneoTalk Privilege Card Holders get 5% off total bill at KopiCut!
Address: GF, 49, Wayang St, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +60 12 203 5401
Opening hours: 7:00am-10pm (Monday-Saturday) , Closed on Sundays
In the mood for some Dayak cuisine for lunch? Head to Pinggai Café where you can find all sorts of Dayak deliciousness from Manok Pansoh, Bamboo & Coconut Shoot Chicken and Dayak Char Siew.
Also, get 5% discount off your total bill when you flash BorneoTalk Privilege Card. Know more about Pinggai Café at https://www.borneotalk.com/pinggai-cafe/?fbclid=IwAR1iTXCK0dA3R25uoywdYh4ioERKHzWhTZEt_v_V4nl2yfzwRQV4yIlX0Yk
Address: 37, China St, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +60 12 877 0771
Opening hours: 10am-5pm (Tuesday – Sunday) , Closed on Monday
Nuromen Cafe specialises in serving delicious Kuching-style beef noodles. Using Halal beef and imported from Australia and New Zealand, Nuromen also serves hotpot platter that’s great for a family meal.
BorneoTalk Privilege Card Holders get 10% discount off total bill at Nuromen Café.
Address: 163, Jalan Chan Chin Ann, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +60 82 238 346
Opening hours: 10:30am-2pm; 5:30-10pm (Wednesday-Monday) , Closed on Tuesday
Vegan lunch options in Kuching is limited, but that doesn’t mean there’s none! Indah Café serves vegan meal options like vegan burger, nasi lemak veggie delight, cold soba and so much more!
Address: 38, Upper China Street, off, Carpenter St, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +60 12 388 6535
Opening hours: 8am-6:30pm everyday
Choon Thian Food Centre
Just in case your tongue is craving for some Foochow-style food, head on to Choon Thian Food Centre! From Zhao Chai Red Wine Mee Sua to kompia, this eatery serves authentic Foochow delicacies.
Address: 48, Lot 100, Jalan Ang Cheng Ho, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak.
Opening hours: 6am-3pm daily
Kong Yik Café
Locals say this place serves one of the best BBQ pork rice in town. So bring your friends along when you’re in the mood for some char siu.
Address: Lot 48, No.3, Jalan Ang Cheng Ho, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +60 12 895 2011
Opening hours: 9:30am-2pm daily
Chong Chon Green noodle
The star of this café is its delicious green noodle. Don’t be taken aback by the green colour of the noodle. It’s actually spinach! You can have the green noodle served with ginger duck, BBQ chicken or pork.
Address: Central Park Commercial Centre, 93200 Kuching, Sarawak.
Opening hours: 7am-2pm everyday
Dapo Café is the place to go for some Kelantanese-style lunch in Kuching. While the Nasi Kerabu comes in variants of fish, beef and chicken, order Nasi Kerabu Ayam Percik for the best experience. Other Kelantanese food that you should try here are Nasi Dagang and Laksam.
Address: 416, 407, Lorong Rubber No 3a, 93400 Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +60 19 323 1237
Opening hours: 7:30am-5pm (Monday-Saturday)
Closed on Sundays
A favourite lunch place for Kuchingites, Rumah Hijau serves yummy lunch/brunch since it first started in February 2009. Must-eat menu here include Nasi Ayam Penyet, Roti Boom and Sago Gula Apong. Do bear in mind the waiting time can be long, but it’s worth the wait.
Address: 93400 Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +60 16 589 1947
Opening hours: 9:30am-5pm (Sunday-Thursday) , 9:00am-5pm (Saturday)
Closed on Friday
Pak Amit Café Jalan Kulas
While Pak Amit Café is popular for its Ayam Penyet, Laksa and Mee Kolok, an underrated meal here is the malay-style Char Kway Teow. Gravy is served in a generous amount, and you’ll definitely be hooked!
Address: Wisma Wan Abu Bakar, Jalan Kulas, 93400 Kuching, Sarawak.
Opening hours: 8am-8pm everyday
Suukee has been serving yummy authentic Hainanese Chicken Rice ever since its entrance to Kuching F&B scene in December 2017. Have your chicken rice lunch at Suukee altogether with Charcoal Toasted Roti Kahwin or their specialty hainanese porridge.
Great deals! You can get 5% discount off your total bill when you flash BorneoTalk Privilege Card. More info at https://www.borneotalk.com/suukee-2/#borneotalk-says
Address: Lot 11376, Jalan Song, Tabuan Height Phase 7, 93350 Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +60 82 462 268
Opening hours: 10am-8:30pm everyday
Kedey Kamek offers plenty of options when it comes to local delicacies. There’s Nasi Ayam Penyet, Nasi Goreng Dabai, Nasi Goreng Kecok Special and so much more!
Flash your BorneoTalk Privilege Card for a 5% discount off total bill!
Address: Q309, Taman Fah Tah, 93050 Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +60 82 513 167
Opening hours: 7:30am-11pm everyday
Street One Café
If you’re in the mood for some contemporary and Italian cuisine, Street One Café is the place to go! The Italian Pizza and Gnocchi Carbonara with Streaky Beef Bacon are delicious you’ll finish them in an instant!
BorneoTalk Privilege Card Holders are entitled for 10% discount off on ala-carte menu on weekdays; 5% discount off on ala-carte menu on weekends and public holidays.
Address: No.5, Ground & 1st Floor, SL11, Lot 6389, No.1 Taman Stapok, Jalan Sungai Maong Baru, 93150 Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +60 19 817 1195
Opening hours: 10:30am-11pm everyday