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Main St., Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
54912624
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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
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

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
16 helpful votes 16 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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225 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 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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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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125 helpful votes 125 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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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I eat Indian food very often and enjoy it. I can't say the same about Kumar's. The place is a bit run down. The service was average. The tandoori chicken was very dry and spicy. The naan were good. The chana masala (chick peas in masala sauce) were the highlight of our dinner. We had to remind them about the... More 

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huddersfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Had at least one meal a day here while we have been staying in Tanah Rata, it's always very busy so all the food is freshly cooked. The menu is quite varied so something for everyone. We loved the great value tandoori chicken ,naan, salad and rice and all for ten mr, I would recommend kumar's for good tasty food,... More 

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Hong Kong
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Very nice and affordable Indian place right along the main street of Tanah Rata. Don't miss the curry mutton, simply delicious! Take this with their freshly baked nan or their claypot vege rice.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Good standard food choices with good taste. Avoid if you don't prefer spicy food. Customer service are good.

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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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