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No. 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Sub-Lot 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
234068
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Ranked #10 of 357 Restaurants in Kuching
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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 11:30am till last order at 8:30 pm every day including public holidays. Close on Sundays. Our table is not kosher as we serve pork.
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English first
London, UK
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I dined at the Dyak a few nights ago on my first night in kuching. The food was very good, but the service made all the difference. The waiter was prompt, helpful and really made an effort to share his knowledge and local history. The atmosphere of the restaurant is also worth checking out with numerous historic pieces with all... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I visited with a friend from kuala lumpur on the 29th of December at 730pm, I had previously dined there sometime last year and although the experience was mixed, I decided to give the d'yak another try, as I had thought that perhaps I may have ordered the wrong dishes, Upon arrival we were ushered to the table and by... More 

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vernonkedit, Owner at the.Dyak, responded to this review

Dear Ernichan, Kindly allow me, as owner of our fine establishment, to respond to your review. We regret the incident which was grossly inappropriate. Admittedly, I was not at the restaurant of the night of the incident but upon reading your comment and further investigation, your comment proved to be correct. The recalcitrant waiter has since been asked to leave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Pleasant staff, cozy environment, good food, it is a place where you want to know a bit of history Sarawak and also the owner background and family heritage as well as the artifacts or photograph that is displayed in the restaurant. For visitors outside Kuching, you will need either a car from the city to get there or by taxi.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Pleasantly suprised when we went here to find such a place off the beaten track with good ambience, great service, excellent food and good sized portions. Will definatley return .

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Singapore, Singapore
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19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We have been to Kuching twice in the last month and the same for dining at the Dyak. Our first impressions were nothing short of excellent. We arrived to learn we were likely going to be short on cash as they only accept cash. Mary who owns the restaurant asked one of her staff, Amanda, to drive us up the... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Shame on me. I have been in Kuching 12 months and I have only recently visited this fabulous place. Great ambience and decor, really nice service. Lots of local history to be learned. Helpful staff - and they serve pork. A very pleasant meal, which is often hard to come by out here. Very definitely one of the best restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Wonderful hospitality,with a variety of local taste-some more unique than others. Certainly something not to be missed when visiting Kuching.

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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Native food and spices when it's best. You will not get more tasty food anywhere in Kuching, my favourite is the curry pork, it's awesome as the rest of the food. Been here so many times and never been disappointed.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you would like to have a taste of local ethnic cuisine, just step into this restaurant. All dishes recommended and you will not be disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place serves some very simple and tasty Dayak dishes. Natives jungle produces cooked deliciously and served with local black rice. Healthy.

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Additional Information about the.Dyak

Address: No. 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Sub-Lot 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
Phone Number: 234068
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Eclectic

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