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No. 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Jalan Simpang Tiga, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
+6082234068
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Ranked #10 of 338 Restaurants in Kuching
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 'Dyak' is pronounced 'da-yak'; the old English spelling used by the Brookes to classify generically the various tribes of Borneo. At the.Dyak we serve Dayak cuisine prepared with culinary technique and served on Dayak kitchenware. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available. Air-conditioned with free WiFi. Smokers enjoy al-fresco dining. Open from 12 noon till last order at 9.30 pm every day including public holidays. Close on Sundays. Our table is not kosher as we serve pork.
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China
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I remember seeing this on Trip Advisor, and walked by it. I thought it was just a coffee shop so I told my wife we should get a coffee before dinner... but forgot it was an actual restaurant. oh well, we ordered two iced coffees and chatted up Mary, whose son owns the place. We had a great time chatting... More

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Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Durian with anchovies. Tuak Ice Cream. These 2 dishes blew my mind. The mix of flavours is very unique and very delicious. This restaurant is best for those with adventurous taste bud. The vegetable dishes are good as well. the portions are not too big (good for sharing between 2) but definitely satisfies in terms of taste!

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A restaurant specializing in native Sarawakian cuisine, the décor was tastefully done and there were exhibits of family antiques and ascendants together with a description of each item displayed. The menu was varied and authentic - the delicate taste of ingredients used were skillfully brought to the fore by the different ways of cooking, making the dining experience an absolute... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Food is average, but environment is nice and suitable for catching up with old friends, long chats. Suitable for tourists to try local food, too

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Sarawak
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100 reviews 100 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I always bring visitors to Sarawak to this restaurant & it delivers every time. I always order a lot of the vegetable dishes because you can really taste the freshness in the crunchy texture & light herbal seasoning of these dishes. Very refreshing. Easily the best meal in Kuching for all of my guests! p/s: Dishes are pricey (cheapest being... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

If you want something else than the usual food court dishes, choose the Dyak restaurant with indigenous food based on traditional recipes. And not very expensive, because we found most dishes to be suitable for two. The Dyak is located outside the center, so you may want to take a taxi. But the food and friendly service are certainly worth... More

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We were really excited to eat here after all the reviews on TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet. We choose 2 vegetarian and 1 pork dish, dessert and tried the rice wine aperitif and house wine. The pork was fantastic (chef recommendation) but the vego meals were less than expected. They lacked great flavour and became tiresome quite quickly. Considering the price... More

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malaysia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner with friend at the restaurant. Great food even for a local Malaysian. Highly recommend the anchovy tempoyak.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A great restaurant which showcases the local Dyak cuisine. Local jungle ferns and vegetables are used to create wonderful dishes quite different from other Malaysian food. There are explanations about the food on the menu and staff are happy to help you order and explain dishes.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant offers local dishes with fresh local ingredients. The food was excellent! But what made this diner even better was the friendly and sweet people and the museum-like historical decoration. The restaurant is located just outside the city centre, but a cheap 15min drive by taxi is definitely worth it.

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Address: No. 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Jalan Simpang Tiga, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
Phone Number: +6082234068
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Eclectic

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