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Barracks Cafe

No 1, Jalan Gereja | Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
+60 11-1464 8883
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb masala” (23 reviews)
“wraps” (9 reviews)
“scones” (66 reviews)
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Indian, Fusion, Cafe, European, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
No 1, Jalan Gereja | Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been here with family recently and found the food especially the carbonara spaghetti is the best. Other menu such as the shotgun chicken curry is delicious and must try! The waitress is very friendly and she gives souvenirs to our kids. It makes our day...More

Thank 485eshwara
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had lunch of chicken chop - good; lamb masala breadbowl -very good; cakes - ok. Scones - nothing to shout about, not as exciting. Coffee definitely a no-no, very bland. Experience would have been overall ok but has turned out to be bad due to...More

Thank Tan K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was very delicious especially spaghetti carbonara with chicken..Staff named Saira was very friendly and helpful.. Service was totally excellent.. Definitely would love to go again. Tq very much,Saira..

Thank krajan k
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Barracks Cafe is a nice place to go, the garden is beautiful, everything clean, and the staff very friendly. We asked for suggestions, so we ordered a breadbowl, which was the special dish of this kitchen. The sauce and the chicken were good, but they...More

Thank Roberto B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had our dinner in the garden, surrounded by lovely flowers. Place is clean, well maintained, beautiful garden setting, staffs are friendly and helpful. Suitable for traveling with kids. The staffs spend some time playing with my baby, even gave her a little Cameron souvenir to...More

Thank menadiva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, with a smile on their face. Sit outside in the lovely garden, sure you will enjoy! :-) And of course, last but not least; the food is tasty and delicious. Try some scones in the afternoon with a cup of tea (or...More

Thank Tierelier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They serve great tasting huge scones paired with a good cup of tea. It is located in a nice garden, which is cosy and different to everything else you get in.

Thank AnnaS0507
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very nice tea and scone here. The bread bowl dishes looked intriguing and delicious though! The garden is green, leafy and tranquil :) Excellent service!

Thank Lauren J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for scones and tea the first day we were in Cameron Highlands and came back the following three days because they were so good! The garden is a beautiful to sit in and the staff are extremely friendly! I miss my afternoon...More

Thank Kayle V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The outdoor tables are in a garden setting. Ambience is serene and relaxing. Lovely place to de-stress. Friendly service. Food was so so though.

Thank Anne R
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Questions & Answers
Wong K
30 June 2016|
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Response from peterpillay | Reviewed this property |
It's not dog friendly as there will be Muslims dining there also.
17 June 2016|
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Response from Catherine L | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any pork on the menu but they are not a halal certified restaurant.
13 May 2016|
Response from withjoey | Reviewed this property |
Yes, for any special request, you might have a pre-agrrangement with them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 1, Jalan Gereja | Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata 39000, Malaysia (Formerly Secret Garden Cafe)
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Cameron Highlands  >  Tanah Rata
  • Phone Number: +60 11-1464 8883
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A new cafe to open in Tanah Rata - Barracks Cafe. The cafe is housed in a military barrack built by the British during World War II. The Barracks Cafe offers a variety of Asian, Western and fusion dishes. It also has a scenic garden which is perfect to chill out with a book, a cup of tea, scones or home made apple pie . A must visit if you're in Cameron Highlands as this place offers you a unique dining experience in an actual British military barrack with an adjoining outdoor area.
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