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the.Dyak

No. 29 Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Sub-Lot 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rice wine” (41 reviews)
“pork” (27 reviews)
“tilapia” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Malaysian, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
No. 29 Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Sub-Lot 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 January 2014

This is a small restaurant, about ten minutes from centre of town (cab should be RM15). It was fairly full when we visited, so maybe worth booking. The host was very pleasant and got our table sorted quickly. There's a good selection of local dishes...More

Thank DrStoat
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Went to D.yak for a friend birthday Lunch with a few friends. We ordered almost all the food in the Menu. They serve a very good local food and it is so delicious. You guys must try if you happen to be in Kuching.I recommend...More

Thank orquidearoja
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Nice atmosphere however, despite some rave reviews, I humbly found the food to be bland and so so only. I've eaten similar dishes from the villages and it tasted a lot better. Am not too particular about the price if the food tasted good. Yes,...More

1  Thank Lalat79
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Service is friendly and helpful and ambiance is nice. Food wise, a little bland for my taste. Overall, a nice place to bring visitors but eating as a local, I think i would head for other cheaper (and yummy) options.

1  Thank D T
Reviewed 10 October 2013

For me, the overly decorated restaurant with chandeliers and Dayak motifs provided a very pseudo-cultural and up-scale ambience, which is perfect for a relaxing night-out. Service is hesitant but otherwise helpful and friendly. Since it was my first time trying Dayak cuisine, I have thoroughly...More

2  Thank OutForALongLunch
Reviewed 4 October 2013

We had a very good experience at the Dyak. We wanted to try local and traditional food and i think it was a good place. We took several dishes to tried many things. We enjoyed better some than others but everything was tasty. On the...More

Thank Sing-at-Four
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Food and ambience reflects the taste of produce from the jungles of Sarawak with a true experience of fine dining. Each tasting brings out the "rawness" of living on the land. The rice wine (tuak) ice cream is a must a- taste like harvest wine...More

Thank Donald D
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Good ambiance with very interesting Borneo historic artifacts. menu is not big which, is for me a good sign. I chose the recommended chef options all very good and unusual flavours. Also drank the local Tuak rice wine, recommend it! They do not have bottled...More

Thank a m
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Let me preface this by saying I am a foodie by nature and am always up for trying the weirdest thing on the menu, so naturally I was very curious to try local Dayak cuisine. My friends and I ordered several things on the menu...More

2  Thank Lobna F
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Ate there with 2 friends. Ordered Tilapai Fish cooked in Terung Dayak, Jani kasam (fermented pork), manuk lulun (Ayam pansoh / bamboo chicken), and stir fried sweeet potatoe leaves, with unhusked rice and Tuak ice cream. The gravy for the fish seemed to be pre...More

2  Thank BorneoKid
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Response from Sze E | Reviewed this property |
The price range from a dish is from RM15 - RM35 (portion for 2-3) We went in a group of 4. It costs us around RM120 for 5 dishes, 4 rice and 4 drinks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 20:30
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
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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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