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Absolute Tribal

78 Jalan Tabuan | Jalan Tabuan, 93100, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
+60 82-237 468
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  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Malaysian, Chinese, Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
78 Jalan Tabuan | Jalan Tabuan, 93100, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This eatery closed down about late 2017. The building is undergoing extensive renovation. So, don't look for it.

2  Thank lucyang99
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Loved the ambiance.. certainly absolutely tribal indeed. The food was great too.. loved the Mongolian lamb as well as the stir fried midin vegetables (some kind of fern, which can be found in Borneo). Check out their interesting fruit juice names! Service was very good...More

2  Thank IvanS225
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had lunch here as part of our tour in the dayak room, which we had to ourselves. Unfortunately our agent hadn't notified them prior to our visit that we didn't eat meat. When our first course arrived it had to be sent back but...More

1  Thank Jayne N
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch quite some time back. Loved the spicy laksasiam then. Went with my friends and now there is a beer patio outside. The restaurant looked like it has closed. We had some drinks and ordered food from the menu. Many items stated...More

1  Thank geomanjithebeast
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best local fusion food in kuching, local art and craft can visit and buy home. Great place to bring family.

Thank PTing888
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We had one of the best lime soda here and that's the good I remember of this place. Every dish we ordered though were not how as we know them & they tasted quite different too! We can't forget this place for the fact that...More

Thank Jutisha
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A walk into the bungalow would lead you to different ambience and settings - the Chinese style and the Dayak style. We sat at the Dayak style room. We were the only ones there at that time so we kind of had our own private...More

Thank G783ZSmichellel
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I used to bring tourists there for the experience of seeing the old colonial house and certainly the art workshop next to the restaurant and some of the arts inside. I also liked the setup of sitting partly outside. The food quality and price was...More

Thank egstedt
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The name of the place had attracted us to experience a tribal experience on decor and food. But unfortunately it didn't fulfill our expectation. With average cooking ability on the fusion food, pricing is above average and service are below expectation.

Thank CityFolks777
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The house is closed and looks like it is being overhauled. The resturant was at the side of the house. The service was slow, the food was terrible, and the atmosphere was bad. We ordered Moroccan lamb which was Grissle on bone with a tasteless...More

Thank cag66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Jalan Tabuan | Jalan Tabuan, 93100, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: +60 82-237 468
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Set in a historic building built during the Brooke Era about 120 years ago, Sarakraf Pavilion brings to you an visiting experience that is rich in history and reflects the fascinating sentiment of the time and heritage of Sarawak in general.The Sarakraf Center preserves arts and crafts that could not be seen elsewhere. Guests are invited to join cooking lessons and shop for memorable souvenirs from Sarawak.Absolute Trival Restaurant is one of the unique feature of Sarakraf Pavilion. The restaurant presents a unique dining experience in the courtyard and serves Chinese, Authentic and fusion local dishes as well as a huge selection of Thai cuisine.The historical attachment of the establishment will make you feel as if you have travel back in time and take a refuge to a spiritually enchanting holiday.
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