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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$29
CUISINES
Italian, Cafe, Grill, Southwestern, Malaysian
Special Diets
Halal
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Reviewed 14 November 2019

Went to this place after suggested by my daughter... Not so far from Kulim town..jst a small road lead us there with few self made signboards on main road. have parking for few cars.. the place quite calm..nice surrondings..nice enviroment with a bit western touch...The menu .. a western menu.. spageti need a bit improvement ..other food have taste as stated.. a bit pricy for place like Kulim...overall ..one the place should be visited to tatse western food with ulam ulamanMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 25 August 2019

Came from far after shop opening hours, somehow when reach thr, the shop closed. Infact we called before leave, no line.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 29 July 2019

we have lunch group with work college and order chicken chop and lamb chop set. The taste was really fantastic and so marvelous. i think the chef really great in western cook like 6 start hotel. At that same time, the owner ask us to...follow him went to fruit garden at behind. we all eat rambutan and manggis since that time fruit season. the place was calm and garden view. really enjog and really felt fresh air. will come back again.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

the environment is nice and suitable for simple family dinner. the food is quite nice and the price is reasonable

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Great dining. Fresh ingredients and the salad ulam raja was so fresh. Ambience is nice and kids love it so much. Deserts sold was superb and we enjoy our meal. Good to have small function or celebrating anniversary or throw a birthday celebration.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

I wonder if TripAdvisor review can still be trusted today? Had a lunch meal there recently, totally disappointed as this is shown as #1 in Kulim. Food was average at most (high cost), mushroom soup tasted just like black pepper soup. Their cakes cost more...than Secret Recipe's but taste worse than pasar malam cakes. We couldn't finished it! Too dry and need water to gulp it down. Place is hot during lunch time and only have standing fan around. If you insist to come, try to visit during dinner. No guarantees about the mosquitoes tho. The most disgusting thing is that you'll have lots of flies around, sharing food and drinks with you, no matter how hard you tried to get them off. Luckily, no food poisoning after the meal. My first and last time here, definitely!More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

A must try place in Kulim. Finding this place is a bit tricky as it was located inside kampung/housing area outside town. The place itself is a BnB (Bed and Breakfast) but we went there for late lunch. We tried the grilled lamb & chocolate...milkshakes and they were pretty good, compared to any other restaurant that served western food in Kulim. I do also applaud the friendly waitress there (might also be the owner I think) that make you feel welcomed. Limited choice for menus but at affordable & reasonable prices.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Lime milkshake is good as well as their homemade pesto pasta (cant really remember the name). Worth for visit anyway.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Deep in a kampong (village), there started a home business with 5stars western food (Kulim standard). The food is delicious with local Malay fusion. Go for the lime cheesecake... we had 2 of them...

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Set in a village style environment, this place offers the peace and tranquility that not many places have these days... Our first thought would be a typical malay food serving restaurant, but be prepared to be amazed when the menu is brought to you by...its owner. Fluent English speaking Malay lady who serves a mixture of "Mat Saleh" dishes blended with some local "Ulams". While you dine among fruit trees, there are also homestay rooms that you can book for the night.. Simply amazing....More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Akar Lima is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4