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KouGen

35 Main Road, Tanah Rata, Malaysia
12-377 0387
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Ranked #4 of 29 Restaurants in Tanah Rata
Cuisines: Japanese
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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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christchurch
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Had a real nice veg currie here with pork. Owner and cook extremely friendly. Last year used to come here with my son for lunch made real nice sammys

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Had a lovely meal at this place! Owner is a really honest and humble man. Affordable place, really worth visiting when you're staying in Tanah Rata!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Visited Malaysia ( Cameron Highlands) first week of september. Looking for restaurants in Tanah Rata, find KouGen on the main road, what a nice place to eat, very good Japanese food, nice presentation and the Chef is so friendly, so good that we visited a second time, Wine is great!! very nice interieur and fast service with a smile!! Really... More

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London
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134 reviews 134 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

What a seriously obsessive man the chef is! He prepares all the Japanese ingredients and sauces himself; he makes the strawberry jam, scones and clotted cream himself; he then cooks everything when you order it all by himself. You might have to wait a bit if the restaurant is busy but then that is to be expected as he does... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Good, Friendly and fast service. The food is well presented and tastes as you would expect from an upmarket Japanese restaurant in Malaysia! The price is correct to western norms... The food is cooked in an open kitchen next to the tables, which gives the restaurant a warm and cosy atmosphere. Mostly foreigners seem to frequent the restaurant, at least... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Such a lovely place in CH we came here 2 out of 2 nights! The service is not the fastest I have ever seen but we had a perfect evening here, both because of the staff but especially the food. The two young girls working the tables are very nice and humble and really try their best to make you... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The food was very good, we had bibimbap. Unfortunately the service is quite slow as the place gets quite crowded... The staff is kind

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Namur, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Staff is very friendly. The wait for the food was quite long but the staff apologised in advance. Wagyu beef was worth the wait. Overall very nice place in Tanah Rata.

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were here with my family. Place looked good an we ask if we could make a reservation. No problem! After 30 minutes we came back. No free spots. Solution is sitting inside. You are in the kitchen then. Very clean, hard working, nice people. After 1 hour no food...... I asked and the food started to come. And it... More

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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We just ate at KouGen and i wanted to write this review. The people at this place are verry warm and friendly. They take pride in the food they make. And the food we ate was good! They serve food from japanese, indian and maliasien origin. We choose the wagyu teriyaki and the fried chicken with vegetable curry. Both dishes... More

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Additional Information about KouGen

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

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