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No. 29 Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Sub-Lot 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
234068
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11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dyak offers a great selection of Iban tribal food along with classy atmosphere. The food was catered to our dietary needs. Most importantly, we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It was so nice to have red rice served with the variety of different dishes. Something I won't forget. It made our trip to Kuching well worth it. A great touch... More 

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Thank Katrina Z
Marlborough Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a great taste of Dayak food. The green vegetables were fantastic you should try the fern fronds. The fish soup was delicious and full of flavour. The historical artifacts and photos on the walls are fascinating, and tell the history of the owner's family. Definitely try the tuak (rice wine) it is a family secret recipe dating... More 

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Thank Philip M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a late lunch last Saturday, we had the whole place to ourselves. The ambience of the restaurant was beautiful with very interesting memorabilia of the proud Dayak culture. The staff were all very friendly, especially the Aunty running the place, sharing many interesting stories with us. The food was amazing, it was the first time we tried... More 

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Thank JSP_Travels
Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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36 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is fine dining or premium version of local, traditional Dayak food. Had tasted better version of 'manok pansuh' and 'tempoyak with pusuk' in other restaurant yet cheaper than this restaurant. However, the ambience is nice and comfortable, perfect for relaxing lunch.

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Thank ChernnieIyvonny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good place to go for freshly prepared food fresh vegetables cooked by dyak chef.good prices to.nice atmosphere nice to eat none fried food

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Thank Mark P
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant does not deserve being in Top 10 of Kuching restaurants. Although very friendly staff the food was really nothing special. Actually I already forgot what I had.

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Thank Alpehornisten
Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

After enjoying a lot of Sarawakian Chinese food like kolo mee, belacan noodles and so forth, we requested our van driver, Vincent, to take us for native cuisine. Without hesitation, he took us to the.Dyak. I fell in love with this small yet very welcoming and comfortable restaurant. The decor is truly of native charm. They even have explanation for... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We enjoyed a lunch of local food eaten at the Sarawak cultural village and assumed this meal would be better after reading the reviews. While the staff were helpful and friendly I do not feel the meal matched expectations and on balance I felt the meal was more enjoyable at the cultural village.

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Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

It is a must to try out the authentic food of the local tribe- Dayak. Everything on the menu with a star is a must try! The food is simply heavenly! The special Tuak ice cream is a must not miss.

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Thank CarolineCHee
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I had great expectation of this place. Food was ok, but nothimg special. Staff was making an impression that they would be very happy if we would leave asap. Location is nothing to speak about.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Malaysian, International, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 29 Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Sub-Lot 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: 234068
Description
'Dyak' is pronounced 'da-yak'; the old English spelling used by the Brookes to classify generically the various tribes of Borneo. At the.Dyak we serve Dayak cuisine prepared with culinary technique and served on Dayak kitchenware. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available. Air-conditioned with free WiFi. Smokers enjoy al-fresco dining. Open from 11:30am till last order at 8:30 pm every day including public holidays. Close on Sundays. Our table is not kosher as we serve pork.

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