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Main St., Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
54912624
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 66
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  • 31
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  • 14
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Thosai & Roti Canai

During my stay at Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, at the end of March 2015, I had breakfast at Kumar's. It is an Indian restaurant serving local delights. Superb thosai and roti canai made fresh from the pan complimented with the curry chicken ordered,made the breakfast heavenly. The brew instant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Melvin S
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Melaka, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We have been coming here for more than 25 years and it is largely unchanged - good food, friendly service and reasonable prices. A warm haven on a cold night, but a warm welcome at any time

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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58 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

had the Tandoori Naan combo and well worth the 9RM, Plain Naan, Tandoori chicken, salad, curry sauce, mint sauce, dhal curry and rice. Enough to feed a big man. Lots of different things to try. Extremely friendly owner and staff very helpful.

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Senior Contributor
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19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

South Indian in main street, good value but nothing exceptional. Serves Tiger, a lot of restaurants don't have a license.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had been told by our host to stop by Kumar's as we had mentioned that we liked Indian food. We went for lunch but were quite disappointed with the food. The cheery guy with the baseball cap sat us down and was nice enough to answer any questions we had but his suggestion of the naan combo was pretty... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Grubby little restaurant on the main strip in Tanah Rata. They have a Tandoori oven outside and a buffet style stall with lots of oily curries on offer. The best thing about this place is the Tandoori Combo - a huge piece of tandoori chicken with small bowl of rice, chapati, raita, dahl and spicy curry sauce for 9RM! The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

During my stay at Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, at the end of March 2015, I had breakfast at Kumar's. It is an Indian restaurant serving local delights. Superb thosai and roti canai made fresh from the pan complimented with the curry chicken ordered,made the breakfast heavenly. The brew instant coffee just went well with the food ordered and the cool... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

To start with the positives, the location is excellent, on the main strip of restaurants in Tanah Rata. The service is prompt but lacking any warmth and the onion parata's (roti's) were actually pretty good. However, our curries were not very good at all, in truth. The mutton curry that I had was ok but the meat was really poor... More 

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Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had our breakfast here. Both opting for the masala dosa with mango lassi's. Delicious, the dosa came with sides a sambas a Dahl and a pale coloured sauce ( maybe coconut ? ) anyway the masala filling was nice and hot with plenty of green chilli in the mix. The Lassi's smooth, thick and refreshing. All for 20 Ringitt,... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Their Masala dosa was a bit mushy and flavourless and served only with Sambar, no coconut curry. Certainly good value for the budget traveller though.

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Red Deer, Canada
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Kumar's was recommended to us by our hotel, who told us we should go between 11am - 2pm (unless you want tandoor) because that's when their curries are the freshest. It's sort of the cafeteria/buffet style of dining we saw a lot of in Malaysia, but the food was very good. We went for lunch and got the tandoori chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main St., Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Cameron Highlands  >  Tanah Rata
  • Phone Number: 54912624

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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