Travel Guide

TOP SPOT SEAFOOD CENTRE

Perfect place for seafood lovers. A wide variety of seafood stalls where you can order fresh seafood as well as Sarawak’s local delicacies.
ADDRESS
Jalan Bukit Mata Kuching off Jalan Padungan, Kuching, Sarawak 93100
SPECIALTIES
Asian cuisine, Halal cuisine, Seafood
OPENING HOURS
Mon-Sun: 5.00 pm – 1.00 am

CHOON HUI CAFÉ

A popular place for having local breakfast amongst the locals and tourists. Famous with Sarawak Laksa which is priced at RM6 for a small bowl, RM8 for a big bowl and RM10 for the special
ADDRESS
34, Ban Hock Road, 93100 Kuching Sarawak
SPECIALTIES
Sarawak Laksa, Kolo Mee, Popiah (Spring Roll), Boiled Egg, Toast
OPENING HOURS
Mon-Sun: 7.00 am – 11.00 am

SUNDAY MARKET

The market stalls offer a huge variety of local produce from snacks, local delicacies, fruits, vegetables, fresh meat, fresh fish, eggs, plants, pets, jungle produce to clothing, accessories, newspapers, toys, fashion items, local craft items, and souvenirs.
ADDRESS
Taman Foong Joon, 93050 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
SPECIALTIES
Local products, fresh raw food
OPENING HOURS
Mon-Sun: 10.00 am – 11.00 pm

SERIKIN WEEKEND MARKET

A popular weekend destination for locals and tourist – selling a wide range of merchandise includes fabrics, ornamental wood carving, rattan handicrafts, food and many more. The stalls are mostly operated by Indonesian Trader and local Bidayuh Community who resides in the nearby village which is Bau.
ADDRESS
Q509, Serikin, 94000 Bau, Sarawak
SPECIALTIES
Indonesian and local products
OPENING HOURS
Sat-Sun: 8.00 am – 1.00 pm

SINIAWAN NIGHT MARKET

A street shop-concept with 2 straight rows of shop lot and the middle walkway is vacant for dining tables and chairs. Famous with hawkers selling local, Taiwanese and Korean delicacies such as barbeque chicken, grilled seafood, fresh vegetables, desserts and more. Visitors as well can enjoy Karaoke activities and historical shops.
ADDRESS
Siniawan, 94000 Bau, Sarawak, Malaysia
SPECIALTIES
Freshly cooked food, night activities
OPENING HOURS
Fri – Sat: 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm Sun: 4.00pm – 11.00pm



Must-Try Dishes in Kuching

Kolo Mee

This is the absolute staple for the noodle enthusiast in Kuching. Kolo Mee is made of egg noodle flash-boiled and served in a base of fragrant pork oil, garlic, shallots, minced pork and slices of BBQ pork.

Sarawak Laksa

This is one of Kuching's signature dishes. Rice vermicelli served in spicy prawn broth alonmg with egg, prawn, chicken and a dash of coriander. A sidce dish of lime & prawn paste is often served to add a zing.

Umai

Umai is a traditional native dish of the melanau people in Sarawak, Malaysia which is usually eaten by fishermen. Umai is a dish of sliced raw fish with a mixture of onions, chilies, salt and lime juice.

Midin

Midin is a wild fern found only in Sarawak. It has curly fronds and is very crunchy even after it has been cooked. Only the tender tips of the fern is used in cooking. It can be cooked with prawn paste or ginger & red wine or just plain garlic.

Teh C Peng Special

Teh C Peng is a code name for tea (teh) with milk (C) and ice (Peng). Also known as 3 layer tea, its layers are created when black tea, milk and Gula Melaka are poured individually into a glass.