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“Prolly the best cafe in Perhentian Kecil”
Review of Ewan Cafe

Ewan Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Probably the best cafe that offers nice simple meals on the island. Might not be the cheapest but the price are around the average price all over the island. Also probably the only cafe that you'd sit for hours with other travelers because they have free wifi connection. I love the "squidelicious" in their lunch menu and also their ginger barracuda. Yummy! This family-running business also very friendly towards their customers regardless race, nationality and skin color (which most places in SEAsia only nice to certain type of people).

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Thank AsianEDM
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

Wifi is very fast, located at the hill side of Coral Beach. Service very friendly, plug is available everywhere for backpacker ease. They also quite caring as they provide mosquito coil when it getting dark.

Thank cykit90
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

I ate at Ewan's Place several times during my two week stay on the island. I was staying on Long Beach but found Ewan's on Coral Bay to be well worth a short walk twice daily.

Breakfast is great with lots of different options at great value prices - very similar breakfast menu to most other places on the island but consistent quality and usually very fast service.

I dined there in the evening about five times and all but one time the food was fantastic - really tasty Malaysian style, home cooked food, again very reasonably priced. Unfortunately on one occasion there must have been a different chef as the food was extremely oily/greasy and not as tasty as normal (I'd had the same dishes before). Had the consistency been maintained I would definitely give Ewan and team a five rating but this one evening let them down.

Wifi is great - think it's the best on the island.

Usually the service is really fast. On just one occasion we waited over an hour for food, which was really disappointing. We were a group of six and the place was quite busy, but we still felt this was unacceptable. If you're in a hurry and with a group maybe don't risk it. Otherwise I would highly recommend this place for daily eats for those on a budget.

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Thank magicfish79
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

You won't find a lovelier family-run stay on the island than at Ewan's. What a warm, smile-filled welcome.

Beds are big and comfy, complete with mosquito net, fan and attached bathroom. Consider the walk to the bungalows your own personal rockery, as they work to develop the front garden.

The food was the best I had on the island and you'll live for the mango ice blended drink after a hot day in the sun.

If you're looking for a warm, friendly atmosphere, reliable wife, tasty food, a comfy night's sleep and an overall lovely stay on Pulau Perhentian Kecil, I highly recommend staying at Ewan's. Give his family my love.

Thank TripAdviseyHelen
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

Free WiFi gets everyone there and keeps them occupied but service is fast. The mango Slush was 75mm above the rim of the glass which was cause for fast slurping in the heat.
Chinese noodles came with ample prawns and chicken pieces in a delicious soy sauce for under 10 Ringgit

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