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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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good design and plenty of car parking space outside. But food are over priced and portion only for 1-2 person.

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Thank Vince W
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place at November. We had three person and all have chosen different meal. This wasn't tasty experience and overprized. Next time would choose somr another place.

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Thank Piia E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We both liked this place where they serve traditional dayak food, and my favorite is the jungle fern. Vegetarian choices here. I also tried the rice wine, and loved it! The atmosphere is good in this place.

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Thank Lillian T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

best place and nice place to dine in, with many choice of delicious food ,i recommend all of you to come here and experience yourself.

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Gladstone, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Seriously, when you walk into a restaurant and the staff (ie tattooed girl) can't be bothered to be welcoming from the outset it really does set the tone for the meal. As westerners we didn't really feel welcome which is a shame as Kuching had been kind to us. Anyway, some of the food was pretty good. The tilapia whole... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

It's my second visiting Dyak. Totally opposite experience. We made a reservation as the first time it was busy when I were there. We were welcoming by the waitress who is not friendly and warm. While we are ordering, she is sniffing! Oh dear....what about the food!! The service level of the staff is killing the business! Food wasn't as... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Overpriced, overrated mediocre local food. Much more choices available else where. The only thing worth mentioning is the service - friendly and welcoming.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

the.Dyak serves some really unique and traditional food from the Iban people. The flavours are so unique i have never tasted it anywhere else! A must to visit, i would say the restaurant is almost one of its kind. The Deco was tastefully done and we had the pleasure to speak to Vernon the owner, and he shared with us... More 

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Thank Louis S
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

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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Marlborough Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?