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“Good local coffee and nice atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Black Bean

Black Bean
No. 87, Ewe Hai Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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Ranked #2 of 321 restaurants in Kuching
Cuisines: Café
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“Good local coffee and nice atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This is by far the best coffee in town!!
The two very friendly ladies serve good cappuccino, café laté and expresso in hot or iced versions.
Coffees from different origins, includind Sarawak are available.
They also have a good selection of local tea.
I loved the atmosphere, very unique, somewhere between a local shop house and a trendy little coffee shop.
All this for a very reasonable price. So please forget about Starbucks and come here for a much nicer and tastier experience , you won't regret it!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Paris, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Refreshing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Staying at Pullman hotel, went out for walk down by river and found this close by. Coffee freshly roasted on ice really hit the spot.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“A gem in Kuching”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Love it. Husband is local and his wife is from Taiwan. High quality beans at affordable price - a Long Black at MYR 3.50. Wow ... I would call this a gourmet coffee institution in South East Asia and a must-visit destination for all serious coffee drinkers. Yup, you can talk to them on getting the right level of acidity by mixing the desired type of beans for your coffee!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Nice coffee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

The Ice Mocha is excellent. Cheap and even better than Starbuck coffee. RM5 average per cup. Sunday is closed. We almost drink that everyday.

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Innisfail, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic Coffee!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

After a week of travelling and not having much luck finding a decent coffee I went on TA for some advice. Im so glad I did..the Black Bean is a great little place that makes a fantastic latte from local coffee.I have 2 days left in Kuching and plan on enjoying at least 2 more lattes before I leave.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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