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Life Cafe

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108 Ewe Hai Street | Ewe Hai Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place, if DTF has a star then I'd give one here too! Amazing noodles, great wonton and dumplings and a stunning selection of tea. Not sure what the guy is going on about regarding a lack of vegetarian options, the veggie wonton were the highlight. Friendly staff on top made this a must-return-to spot.

Thank Jhansfor
San Francisco
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

We went to the restaurant wanting vegetarian food that actually includes vegetables. Unfortunately this place only offers fake meat accompanied by noodles and sauce. No vegetables available. I'm not a vegetarian and so I ordered fried long beans with sambal but the sambal was terrible, so fishy. The beans were flavorless. We also ordered veg dumplings that were served soaking... More 

Thank Bianca H
Kuching, Malaysia
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

A Taiwanese-like cafe that serve several type of noodle, Chinese soup and drinks...Their spicy noodle is tasty, with different level of spiciness and sourness made to order. Even thinking about it now makes my saliva flow. And The noodle itself is chewy. The cafe setting is cosy and calming... Price is reasonable too.

Thank Lovelynlai
Miri, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This place serves a wide range of noodles, rice and chinese eats. The curry mee/ noodles is famous. A place of student's gathering after class.

Thank ccjustine
Sibu, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Order Braised Lamb with rice today(4th day of CNY). Waited 30 minutes for the food. The carrot in the braised lamb is ice cool. Return the food to kitchen and they totally forgot to reheat and serve to me. Cancelled the order and walk out...😥

Thank Eric K
Tromso, Norway
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305 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

I've been looking for good dumplings and here I found it. Soft and tasteful, really delicious. Had also a lamb curry. Ordinary but good. The only restaurant I visited twice while I stayed in Kuching. Had dumplings both times. Worth a visit.

Thank ztig65
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Went here based on the reviews, but this was the worst meal we had in Kuching. Apart from the friendly waitress, the rest of the staff were more interested in their phones than the (very few) customers, and the food was bland and NOT representative of the general standard of food in Kuching. Give it a miss or you'll be... More 

Thank FishCatBadger
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Even when writing this review, I'm craving for another bowl of their noodles. I never had noodles this delicious before, the consistency and taste was just perfect! I had the shanghai noodles with fried wonton, and even though it was plain and nonspicy, i loved the way they cook it! I went here with my boyfriend and he loved it... More 

Thank Sabrina I
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Charming Chinese cafe with excellent dumplings & wontons ...plus the rest. Our waitress was charming and is a great place for lunch.

Thank W9937FMChris
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Outstanding menu, really helpful staff, made extra effort for my vegan partner.great tasting spicy food Best food we have had in Borneo,will be back there tonight.

Thank Shefftraveller2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Ewe Hai Street | Ewe Hai Street, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: 606082425707

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?