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78 Jalan Tabuan | Jalan Tabuan, 93100, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A walk into the bungalow would lead you to different ambience and settings - the Chinese style and the Dayak style. We sat at the Dayak style room. We were the only ones there at that time so we kind of had our own private little space. There were some kind of aroma going around, with beautiful paintings on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

I used to bring tourists there for the experience of seeing the old colonial house and certainly the art workshop next to the restaurant and some of the arts inside. I also liked the setup of sitting partly outside. The food quality and price was always reasonable. Now the management changed and I hope they will improve a bit the... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

The name of the place had attracted us to experience a tribal experience on decor and food. But unfortunately it didn't fulfill our expectation. With average cooking ability on the fusion food, pricing is above average and service are below expectation.

Thank CityFolks777
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

The house is closed and looks like it is being overhauled. The resturant was at the side of the house. The service was slow, the food was terrible, and the atmosphere was bad. We ordered Moroccan lamb which was Grissle on bone with a tasteless sauce. Prawns and pineapple which came smothered in mayonnaise for some strange reason, and a... More 

Thank cag66
Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Been there once. my mom was enjoying her dinner there. The decoration is special nice environment. The foods are delicious. very friendly staff too. Click you a " like " ^^

Thank justssh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Food is good..they serve fusion food...including Thai food and Chinese food It's located in a.colonial house so the environment is nice.. Good for business and family dinners.

Thank Julian F
los angeles, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Not what I expected, it was disappointing since over half the menu was crossed out of dishes they did not have. the Red Curry we ordered was yellow and the chicken was not good filled with knuckle bones and not much meat.

Thank Corinna C
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The place was full of locals - always a good sign. Strong Thai influence on the menu, but we chose to try the items listed as local Sarawakan. The dishes were shown as small, medium, large. The lady advised us not to pick a medium sized plate just for two of us, as it would be too large - she... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant serves good quality foods for family and friends gathering. This is probably my third time having dinner in this restaurant and the quality of the food is really good. One suggestion I would give is that the restaurant owner should make improvement on the restaurant decor for both outdoor and indoor to reflect the tribal theme that they... More 

1 Thank Yudi L
Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

There were local native and thai menu but we went for the thai dishes. The pineapple rice is really good, should try the deep fried kai lan as it was unique and really crispy, the beef with longan tasted really tender and surprisingly good. The green curry was a bit too spicy for most of us but it was okay.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Thai, Malaysian, Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Jalan Tabuan | Jalan Tabuan, 93100, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: +60(82)237468
Set in a historic building built during the Brooke Era about 120 years ago, Sarakraf Pavilion brings to you an visiting experience that is rich in history and reflects the fascinating sentiment of the time and heritage of Sarawak in general.The Sarakraf Center preserves arts and crafts that could not be seen elsewhere. Guests are invited to join cooking lessons and shop for memorable souvenirs from Sarawak.Absolute Trival Restaurant is one of the unique feature of Sarakraf Pavilion. The restaurant presents a unique dining experience in the courtyard and serves Chinese, Authentic and fusion local dishes as well as a huge selection of Thai cuisine.The historical attachment of the establishment will make you feel as if you have travel back in time and take a refuge to a spiritually enchanting holiday.

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