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35 Main Road, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
+60 12-377 0387
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
35 Main Road, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
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Reviewed July 21, 2015

Considering we were in Camerons Highlands and not in KL city centre, Kougen was quite a remarkable little Japanese restaurant. The menu was not very large which was a good thing, with more focus on quality rathen than quantity. The wait staff was quick, friendly...More

Thank D_Jekyll
Reviewed June 19, 2015

If you are yearning for Japanese food, this is the only place in Tanah Rata. The food is decent and the service is good. Quite a good selection at reasonable price.

Thank 268caseyl
Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

I have try japanese food at kuala lumpur but here is nothing special. The price is a bit higher as compare to kuala lumpur.

Thank choyyinkong
Reviewed June 3, 2015

A no-frills restaurant. The food was quite nice and my kids love Japanese food. So it was a good thing that we spotted this restaurant. I like the kiddy bowl and cup provided by them.

Thank SPei
Reviewed May 17, 2015

A simple restaurant with not much decoration but serves good food. Wonderful service and had a nice chat with dr ( whose helping his nephew ) as he brief us about the history of Cameron. Will definitely come back.

Thank travelgirl c
Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Been there with friends. Compared to the other places in main street, this place is much better and food more interesting and clean. But the menu quite small and not really diverse. Easy access from the bus station, nice staff. Recommend for a quick lunch...More

Thank Jekyllboy
Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic experience at KouGen. The outdoor setting is lovely, and staff is very nice. It was Japanese with all the touches (like incredibly yummy garlic chips) Service was great!

1  Thank Jazzydevil
Reviewed April 20, 2015

Cameron Highlands being a place ridden with restaurants pushing out steamboat packages so to be able to find a restaurant serving decently good Japanese food is a real breath of fresh air. Kougen is a fairly new restaurant which opened its doors back in 2011....More

Thank D_Jekyll
Reviewed April 3, 2015

Super friendly place with good food. Most dishes were very tasty. Only downside there wasnt much for veggies.

1  Thank njb1234
Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Came here for an early dinner with grand parents and children. Quite a short menu but the food is very good. Familiar western-friendly dishes like gyoza, yakitori chicken and some sushi. The fried rice with pork and spicy cabbage was the best I had. Cold...More

Thank Finlay9411
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Main Road, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Cameron Highlands  >  Tanah Rata
  • Phone Number: +60 12-377 0387
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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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