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Barracks Cafe

No 1, Jalan Gereja | Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
+60 11-1464 8883
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lamb masala” (27 reviews)
“bread” (36 reviews)
“scones” (81 reviews)
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Indian, Fusion, Cafe, European, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
No 1, Jalan Gereja | Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is very cozy, service is great and staff friendly. We had classic raisin scones, served with jam, butter and - if you wish - whipped cream. They were warm and soooo delicious! RM5.40 per scone was a bit pricy but okay, taking into...More

Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Surprised by the curry chicken. Tender chicken thigh. This puts Toastbox to shame. The butter chicken tikka breadbowl was so good you could wipe up all the curry with the bread

Thank ezenho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect food! What can i say. Taste is good and setting too. Please eat there of you can. Just a little walk from the main street.

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my family were there for late lunch by thinking of avoiding the crowd due to the popularity of this restaurant based on multiple reviews. However, it is a total disappointment. Despite the off peak hour, the staffs were just so slow. They came...More

Thank Jessie9149
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here for a late dinner and 930pm was last call for 10pm closing time. Set out at old army barracks, sitting is outdoor covered space while barracks converted to kitchen and shop. Tables and chairs are from those garden furniture type so it's like...More

Thank Jimmy Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to find it as it’s just at the border of Tanah Rata but you get a large choice of food and great juices. The terrasse is nice and service was also good. The choice of deserts was somewhat limited but we were there...More

Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get your meal here; after a day hiking in the highlands, you want 2 things; a hot shower and a nice meal served by nice people. They even helped us get a cab, which is pretty hard to get. Keep up the good work, Barracks!...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there when you just opened Barracks Cafe a few years ago. We came back everytime when we were in Cameron Highlands. We even brought our overseas friend to eat last year. BUT last week's visit was the worst. We dropped by during lunch...More

2  Thank Joey L
Sita L, General Manager at Barracks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Joey L We are very regretful of the poor service you received at Barracks. It was certainly not a good experience to be turned down for a reservation and to be poorly attended to during dining. We do acknowledge the miscommunication within the team...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is gem. It was an army camp previously now converted to a cafe. So they have indoor seating with pictures of the history in Camerons. They also have outdoor seating at the beautifully landscaped garden in the cool camerons weather. The food was really...More

Thank Denver N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere/garden. The curry was amazing, full of flavour and spice, the best I've had in a while. The bread was super fresh and soft. Highly recommend.

Thank Sophie B
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Questions & Answers
March 7, 2018|
Response from gypsybutterflies | Property representative |
Hi there, we are not certified halal. Our meats are from halal suppliers, and we serve no pork
March 7, 2018|
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Response from gkheng | Reviewed this property |
sorry, i have no idea on that.
January 7, 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 1, Jalan Gereja | Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia (Formerly Secret Garden Cafe)
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Cameron Highlands  >  Tanah Rata
  • Phone Number: +60 11-1464 8883
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A new cafe to open in Tanah Rata - Barracks Cafe. The cafe is housed in a military barrack built by the British during World War II. The Barracks Cafe offers a variety of Asian, Western and fusion dishes. It also has a scenic garden which is perfect to chill out with a book, a cup of tea, scones or home made apple pie . A must visit if you're in Cameron Highlands as this place offers you a unique dining experience in an actual British military barrack with an adjoining outdoor area.
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