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35 Main Road, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
12-377 0387
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The current listings on trip advisor are very limited and this relatively...
The current listings on trip advisor are very limited and this relatively new establishment provides good food at reasonable prices, and provides a different choice (japanese) for people (esp after travelling for an extensive time in Malaysia)
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  • 39
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Japanese Food in Tanah Rata

If you are yearning for Japanese food, this is the only place in Tanah Rata. The food is decent and the service is good. Quite a good selection at reasonable price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you are yearning for Japanese food, this is the only place in Tanah Rata. The food is decent and the service is good. Quite a good selection at reasonable price.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I have try japanese food at kuala lumpur but here is nothing special. The price is a bit higher as compare to kuala lumpur.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A no-frills restaurant. The food was quite nice and my kids love Japanese food. So it was a good thing that we spotted this restaurant. I like the kiddy bowl and cup provided by them.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A simple restaurant with not much decoration but serves good food. Wonderful service and had a nice chat with dr ( whose helping his nephew ) as he brief us about the history of Cameron. Will definitely come back.

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Jakarta
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Been there with friends. Compared to the other places in main street, this place is much better and food more interesting and clean. But the menu quite small and not really diverse. Easy access from the bus station, nice staff. Recommend for a quick lunch but not a serious one.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Had a fantastic experience at KouGen. The outdoor setting is lovely, and staff is very nice. It was Japanese with all the touches (like incredibly yummy garlic chips) Service was great!

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Cameron Highlands being a place ridden with restaurants pushing out steamboat packages so to be able to find a restaurant serving decently good Japanese food is a real breath of fresh air. Kougen is a fairly new restaurant which opened its doors back in 2011. The interior decor is simple and unobtrusive. The staff are friendly and ever willing to... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Super friendly place with good food. Most dishes were very tasty. Only downside there wasnt much for veggies.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Came here for an early dinner with grand parents and children. Quite a short menu but the food is very good. Familiar western-friendly dishes like gyoza, yakitori chicken and some sushi. The fried rice with pork and spicy cabbage was the best I had. Cold beer, friendly service, made our kids very welcome. Sat outside in the evening sunshine. Guy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Enjoyed a delicious meal here, food is cooked fresh and is simply delicious. The freshness of the food means that it does take a while to be served but it is well worth the wait. The staff are extremely friendly, I would definitely suggest you drop in this place if you are staying in Tanah Rata.

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Additional Information about KouGen

Address: 35 Main Road, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 12-377 0387
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Cameron Highlands  >  Tanah Rata
Cuisine: Japanese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Main Road, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Cameron Highlands  >  Tanah Rata
  • Phone Number: 12-377 0387

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Description

The current listings on trip advisor are very limited and this relatively new establishment provides good food at reasonable prices, and provides a different choice (japanese) for people (esp after travelling for an extensive time in Malaysia)

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