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Aminah Arif restaurant

Unit 2-3, Block B, | Bangunan Hj Abd Rahman, Spg 88, Kiulap, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Cuisines: Asian
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English first
Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is the one stop area where most tourists are brought to when they want a taste of Brunei - solely because of the ambuyat. Weird-looking almost inedible alien-like cloudy sticky jelly thing that you eat with two married sticks where after scooping, you dip it into this orangy paste and come up with the courage to eat it. Don't... More

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Bintulu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

@ Kiulap branch for early dinner w family in ambuyat set (cant remember - ambuyat, urat daging sambal, sambal tempoyak, pucuk ubi masak lemak, ikan kembong kari...). Maybe I'm hungry at that time... but the 'lauk' are tasty for me :) have not been satisfied w malay restaurant 'lauk' for some time. Although in my visit, the ambuyat not 100%... More

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Luzon, Philippines
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We went here for a late lunch coming from the Masjid Jame' Asr (10 mins walk). There were few customers, mainly locals. All ordered ambuyat so it appears that this is THE place to have them. One can take the bus 01, 20, 22, either Kampung Kuilap stop (bus 20) or the Japanese embassy / walkway for the others.

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Same as everyone else - only came here to try Ambuyat which for a supposed national dish is quite hard to come by as is the restaurant. We got dropped off by our free shuttle next to a group of shops but the driver had no idea where the place was. Wandered round for about 20 mins which is quite... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Tried the local dish of Brunei, ambuyat in here. Apparently, this is the best place to try ambuyat in Bandar Sri Begawan. Everyone that I asked about where to try ambuyat advised me to come here. The one that I tried, is the one in kiulap nearby Hwa Ho department store. If you stayed in Radisson Hotel, they have a... More

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I came here for the traditional food ambuyat but mind you the service of these place is terrible. The waiters and waitress have attitude problem. I thought probably just for one branch but when I went to the other branches, it is the same. They need some positive motivational training I think! Food is great although they will charge for... More

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

If you are one to try local food, head to this restaurant and get 'Ambuyat'. It is a glue-like paste made from sago..its tasteless if eaten by its own, but usually eaten with its gravy... I recommend you to take a gravy call 'cacah campur'.. Direct translation is mixed- gravy.. Its a spicy gravy and highly recommended. The food will... More

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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

wao...ampuyat, my first life time in Brunei and taste of amazing local food. Not just the way they eat it. but also the source "cacah"...I don't expect other places would have the same or similar food. My first time there was weird as I used to have rice with it. But I decide to have it like local people do.... More

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bandar seri begawan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I tried the local dish called ambuyat - glui and sticky type of rice with a lot of dip sauce for you to try - i recommend the daging rendang, sambal binjai campur (spicy sauce), ikan goreng...

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Wow! for delicious and authentic Ambuyat with fresh Pakis and the most is Cecah. Love the taste and smell.

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