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Lepau Restaurant

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395, Ban Hock Road, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 19-880 5383
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (22 reviews)
“brown rice” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
395, Ban Hock Road, Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A halal Dayak restaurant seems a bit tame, no wild boar for a start. Nevertheless a dinner at Lepau is still an adventure. We started with a smoked fish soup with Dayak eggplant was pleasantly smoky and tangy. The smoked fish is nothing like the...More

Thank gek_lee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good choice for local food. Nice restaurant in a quite area, good for a relaxing dinner. Cost for two person with fish, rice, vegetables, soup and beer around 90myr!

Thank 851shop
lepaurestaurant, Owner at Lepau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Sanjeev, So glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at Lepau. We are 4 years old now and comments like yours still makes us flattered and humbled by how great our customers are. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was decorated amazingly! I ordered one of the soups.. the small bowl was a huge portion. It had fermented durian. It was my first time trying it and it was delicious! The menu should include pictures and description of the food. They just...More

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

This is one of my must go restaurants when in Kuching. It can be hard to find indigenous food at times but here you will be rewarded with great tasting indigenous food. I take groups here every year and the food just gets better. So...More

Thank John W
lepaurestaurant, Owner at Lepau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi John. Thank you so much for leaving us a great review. We truly appreciate it. We are constantly trying to improve on our food to suit both the “Sarawakian” taste buds as well as foreign visitors so we really appreciate feedbacks on our food....More

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Such good food, all of it was delicious and you must try the buttermilk calamari! Also fantastic price - super cheap for what it was! Should be number 1 or 2 on trip-advisor, great variety of food and fantastic service. Not a bad thing to...More

Thank Josie H
lepaurestaurant, Owner at Lepau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Josie. Thanks for the great review. We really really appreciate it. Our goal is really not to be No 1 or 2 on TripAdvisor but simply to make sure that all our guests leave with a satisfied belly & happy heart. We are glad...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a good place to try out the local dishes. It’s a restaurant serving Dayak dishes. We tried and loved the bamboo chicken, homemade tofu with pumpkin sauce, midin or fiddlehead fern fried with garlic and fried calamari. The steam Siakap with Terung Asam has...More

Thank Joanna O
lepaurestaurant, Owner at Lepau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Joanna. We truly apologise for the let down. We will try to improve on our food in the future. Usually we don’t give much tapai in our Tapai Ice Cream unless customers request so because we have received feedback that the tapai taste can...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Location +: close to city center by car -: Ambience +: alfresco setting, rustic tribal decor, unpretentious and casual. -: - Food +: good selection of meat, seafood and plenty of vegetables. Recommended: smoked fish soup, bamboo chicken, fried rice, tuak ice cream, see pix...More

Thank Chicken_Lux
lepaurestaurant, Owner at Lepau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi.. thanks for the the great review. We really appreciate it.

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We ordered 10 dishes menu which just nice for 10pax and it's cost RM300 which is quite reasonable. Ambiance was good as there's a performer in the restaurant and nice were all friendly. Foods were okay. Average, not really amazing but overall experience was great....More

Thank Cindytky
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

So we had the house specialties of Lepau Fried Rice, Fiona's Chicken and Tapioca Leaf with a bottle of the Apple Tuok. All of the dishes were nice, but for us lacked the usual zing of Malaysian food. Without making a negative comment about the...More

Thank JustJessPerth
lepaurestaurant, Owner at Lepau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Hello JustJessPerth, Thank you for your honest review. We really value our customers feedback to help us improve on our food and service. In regards to the food, local traditional Sarawakian food (excluding the Indian, Malay food and some Chinese food) are usually less zingy...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Went for dinner on a weeknight. Apart from leaving my umbrella at my table and getting a massive mosquito bite, there was no downside to this dining experience. This was the first truly authentic Sarawak restaurant we went to. Despite eating local cuisine for our...More

Thank travelandshop2014
lepaurestaurant, Owner at Lepau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hi travelandshop2014 , First of all so sorry you lost your umbrella at our restaurant. It should be in our lost and found corner waiting for you to take it back on your next visit. 😊 Thank you so much for your wonderful review and...More

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Qriestina L
27 November 2017|
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Response from lepaurestaurant | Property representative |
Hello Qriestina, We are open on most public holidays from 6pm-10.30pm.
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Sakura W
9 October 2017|
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We accept cash & card (Visa & MasterCard) payments.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395, Ban Hock Road, Kuching, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
  • Phone Number: +60 19-880 5383
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