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My Village Barok

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Jalan Brooke | Jalan, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
16:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 12:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually found this restaurant by accident. We had taken a small local ferry boat across the river with the intention of eating at the food court there. However, the food court was not at all appealing, so we continued our search and stumbled across My Village Barok. The restaurant is in a ramshackle wooden building, full of character. Much... More 

Thank StephenStocks
Kajang, Malaysia
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For an authentic Malaysian experience of delicious cuisine then look no further than My Village Barok. Located across the river, accessed either by car or sampan boat, enjoy the real taste of Malaysia. I highly recommend the scallops, which is one of their signature dishes. Beautiful dishes, great authentic ambiance and beautiful river views.

Thank KarenMcClymont
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167 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cross the river to the other side of Kuching and you find this restaurant behind the food court. If you like hot and spicy, try the Nasi Ayam Ketok. A definite must to try. There are also lots of seafood dishes.

Thank john59perth
Georgetown, Malaysia
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31 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Great food with reasonable price. Must visit for tourists to taste local foods.However the service need some improvement especially the waiters not organized (food delivered not to the right table)

Thank Meor M
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great place recommended to us by another traveller in Borneo. The barbecue lamb was amazing (spicy) as were scallops, and Tomyan soup. Nice setting across the river behind the kampung.

Thank Victoria F
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

My colleague and I had a feast here for dinner yesterday! We tried the ayam pansoh (chicken cooked in bamboo), umai (raw fish salad), midin belacan (wild fern in shrimp paste) and grilled scallop. Each dish was a culinary explosion, with different flavours. Never had such diversity of flavours in a single restaurant. Must, must try!!

1 Thank chitra devi g
Kuching, Malaysia
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593 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The location can be a bit tricky. Need to use waze to get there at least once. Back to the restaurant, it was beautiful decorated in local native designs and architecture. It felt like it is in a long house, hence, the name barok. The food is nice, very nice actually and the prices are reasonable

Thank AChee74
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Recently dropped by at Barok at Kampong Boyan for dinner. I brought my family for a meal of 6. We ordered Meal Pax 2. 1. Siakap Fish cooked in '5 Rasa' 2. Butter Prawns 3. Squid cooked in spicy chilly sauce 4. Tom Yam Soup 5 . Accompanied with plain rice 6. Midin cooked with Belacan Price RM 120 But... More 

1 Thank fiz S
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered a family set for 6 pax for 6 of us, which includes seabass, vegetables soup, Stir-fried vegetables, squid, big prawns, omelette and rice. Fruit punch (sirap barok) was also included in the package! The food came served to us in a timely and friendly manner and we really enjoyed it. We ordered extra dishes like the midin, a... More 

Thank 123letsgonow
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

13 aug 16 Such a bad exprience. Slow service. Order food at 8.30pm package 1. Until 9.45pm still not ready. Super slow. Restaurant smell bad. Will never come to this place anymore. 100% not recomended

1 Thank Indra J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 12:00
16:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Brooke | Jalan, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?