Malaysia’s most popular highland destination – Cameron Highlands, beats the glamorous Genting Highlands with its salubrious and cool temperature. Known to be situated about 1850 meters above the sea level, with the temperature that remains between 10 – 25 degrees Celsius.
This cooler temperature makes Cameron Highlands suitable for various fruits, flowers and vegetable cultivation. Its attraction sites are very appealing to the visitors that come in abundance to the retreat all year around.
Other than the famous Strawberry farms, Tea plantations, KEA vegetable market and the night market, Cameron Highlands doesn’t lag behind any other city when it comes to sumptuous and lavish food. The cool air on the mountain station always triggers the appetite. So when it comes to food and you are in Cameron Highlands, know that you just in the right place for the right food!
Best 5 Cameron Highlands Restaurants
Cameron Highlands restaurants and eateries cater to both the local and visitors’ palates. Ironically, despite its tall altitude, Cameron Highlands is most popular for its seafood. You will find different cuisines, from Thai, Malay, Indian, Chinese and Japanese. However, Chinese is preferred by the locals. Particularly because of their traditional Steamboat dish.
While the English tradition is kept alive by offerings of tea and scones, the Indian never fails to satisfy its connoisseurs with its spicy curries.
According to a general Consensus, the cuisines here are up to the par. If you wish to enjoy your tour to the fullest – you ought to try the steamboat at various eateries spread around the retreat. You will find people scattering about around the restaurants just as the sun goes down, since the food here is the only and most popular amusement in the hill station.
1. Cameron Organic Produce Steamboat Restaurant
The most popular dish around the Cameron Highlands is often served by most restaurants in town. For its delicious combination of chicken, pork, prawns with some organic green vegetables like cabbage and cauliflower cooked in a soup base- a steamboat dish is a reasonable dish that is sure to satiate your taste buds, especially in the chilly evenings of Cameron Highlands. Cameron Organic Produce Steamboat Restaurant is found in 10 Bandar Baru, Brinchang.
Address: 10, Bandar Baru Brinchang, 39100, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
Phone: +60 5-491 4807
2. OK Tuck Restaurant
OK Tuck Restaurant, located on 26, Jalan Besar Brinchang, also mainly serves steamboat – everybody’s favorite Chinese dinner, a perfect appetizer in Cameron’s chilly evening. This is basically a combo of cooked prawns, crab, pork, chicken, boiled and steamed in a base soup. Pork ribs, Steamed Asam Fish and Fried mushrooms are some of the other specialties of OK Tuck.
Address: 26, Jalan Besar, Cameron Highland, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang, Malaysia
Phone: +60 19-647 7757
3. The Lakehouse Restaurant
Also known as a boutique resort, this restaurant is situated on 30th mile Ringlet, offers traditional English food. The cafe and bar don’t fail to do the justice to the English cuisine. You are also served with a vegetarian menu, which adds to the variety of dishes on its menu. Keeping the English tradition alive, the bar offers a selection of fine wines and beverages.
Address: Taman Ringlet, Pahang, Malaysia
Phone: +60 5-495 6152
4. Restoran Ferm Nyonya Restaurant
Found in 78A-D Persiaran Camellia 4, Tanah Rata, recently relocated from Brinchang. It is a pleasant surprise for the tourists who least anticipated the existence of Nyonya eatery this high up in the Hill station. The food is not only tasty, but offers very economical rates. Its specialties include seafood, sambal beans and spicy sour bean curd.
Address: 78A-D, Jalan Camellia 4, Cameron Highland, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia
Phone: +60 5-491 5891
5. Strawberry Moment Dessert Cafe
Located at 24, Jalan Angsana Satu, Brinchang Point, is a reviving dessert cafe. It serves a variety of perfectly tasting sweet snacks. Mango cheese cake, Strawberry strudel and fruit yoghurt are the specialties of the well ventilated and well maintained cafe. Not to forget, the strawberry tea is a must have.
Address: 24, Jalan Angsana Satu, Cameron Highland, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang, Malaysia
Phone: +60 5-491 2061
These are the recommended Cameron Highlands restaurants. If you want to recommend a restaurant or share your experience, please do so by adding comments below.