Where to eat in Cameron Highlands


Where to eat in Cameron highlands

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Map from KL, Penang and Perhentian Island to Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a mountainous place located in the eastern part of Peninsular Malaysia, about 200km from the capital city Kuala Lumpur. With the ideal climate backed by the cool and fresh atmosphere all year round, Cameron Highlands have become one of the most attraction spots drawing a huge number of visitors to the country. While immersing yourselves to the spectacular sceneries of Cameron Highlands, don’t forget to recharge your battery with the variety of scrumptious food here. Let’s follow us to discover more:


           1. The Dining Room:

The first place we would like to recommend you for where to eat in Cameron Highlands is The Dining Room. This is a part of the five-start Cameron Highlands Resort. This is a perfect place for breakfast.

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Food at the Dining Room – Photo from theyumlist.blogspot

The Dining Room provides dinners with a good offering of Western and Asian dishes such as daily fresh pastries, fruits, yogurts, cereals, eggs, pancakes and other western breakfast serves which all promise to bring you enough energy for a good start of the day.

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The green view from the Dining Room

Sitting in the English-style dining, watching the clouds floating over the green mountain tops while enjoying the great food offered here are surely worth your time and money. Remember to dress up formally with shirt and trousers for men and smart casual for women when coming to one of the most exclusive restaurants in Cameron Highlands.

  • Address: Cameron Highlands, 39000, Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia
  • Opening hours: 7:00 AM – 10:30 AM


          2. Uncle Chow Kopitiam:

Next up, let’s experience one of the best restaurants in Cameron Highlands as voted by many. We’re talking about Uncle Chow Kopitiam.

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Uncle Chow Kopitiam

Do you have any idea about the Kopitiam culture in Malaysian? Let’s us explain to you. Kopitiam is a traditional Malaysian – Chinese coffee shop which serves meals and beverages. The word kopi is a Malay/Hokkien term for coffee and tiam is the Hokkien term for shop. The menu here features with various foods based on egg, toast, kaya, coffee, tea and milo.


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Food at Uncle Chow Kopitiam

Back to the restaurant of Uncle Chow Kopitiam, you can order some great Malaysian classics when in here. Those include Curry Mee, Prawn Noodle, Nasi Lemak, toast, half-boiled egg. For vegetarians, you really should try out keuh teow.

  • Address: Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia
  • Opening hours: 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM


Do you know, Malaysia also has time for afternoon high tea which is from around 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Let’s see where we can do to enjoy one of the most expecting time during the day.

           3. Yong Teng Café:

For those who love pancakes and fruits, then Yong Teng Café is the right place for you. The great offering of fruit pancakes here can surely satisfy any humble eaters. These fruit pancakes are made with sweet bananas and juicy strawberries collected from the gardens in Cameron Highlands.

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Fruit pancakes at Yong Teng Café

Let’s pamper yourselves with an afternoon savoring the great food and tea at Yong Teng Café. The fruits here are much more delicious than their appearance.

  • Address: Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia
  • Opening hours: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM


          4. 200 Seeds Café:

Do you want to collect the red ripe strawberries on your own? Say yes, guys! When in 200 Seeds Café you can both try the strawberry sauce and pick up those red strawberries at Abang Strawberry. Remember to try out the Nasi Lemak Sambal Strawberry which is very nice with the great balance between spicy and sour.

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Strawberry sambal


  • Address: 27 Kampung Taman Sedia, Tanah Rata, Malaysia


           5. Cameron Organic Produce Restaurant:

Yesterday (November 1st) was the World Vegan Day and did you have a great time on that day? For those who are not totally a vegan but you love vegetarian food and wish to follow the meat-free diet, you can still practice it when in Cameron Highlands.

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Cameron Organic Produce Restaurant

Head to Cameron Organic Produce Restaurant and enjoy the scrumptious dishes made from the highest quality organic vegetables cultivated from the local gardens. With about RM22 per help, you can try food out until you are full. This restaurant in Cameron Highlands is a perfect dining place for those health-conscious vegans and travelers.

  • Address: Brinchang Brinchang, Pahang, 39100, Malaysia
  • Opening hours: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM


          6. Ferm Nyonya Restaurant:

As you may know, Malaysia is considered a diverse cultural country where Malay, Chinse and Indian culture shall meet. That is why Malay cuisine is somehow influenced by the Chinese cuisine. It gives an ample chance for visitors to sample both cuisines with only visiting one place right?

So when in Ferm Nyonya Restaurant, let’s try out their food cooked with Nyonya style (a combination of Malay and Chinese cooking techniques). Give a try for a steamboat with spicy tom yum soup. The price here is set at mid-range. It is highly recommended if your family wishes to dine here or if you want to come with a group of friends.

  • Address: 78A-D Jalan Camellia 4, Cameron Highland Tanah Rata, Pahang, 39000, Malaysia
  • Opening hours: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Now that we’ve shared with your some of the best places to dine when in Cameron Highlands. Which one are you gonna try first? Let’s share with us in the comment below. For more interesting tips when visiting Malaysia, check out some of our related articles below:

  1. Things to do in Malaysia
  2. Cameron Highlands: Travel Experience 2018
  3. Top tourist attractions in Penang, Malaysia

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