With awesome private pool villas
, exciting activities
and white sandy beaches, there's little wonder as to why Langkawi is a popular holiday destination. And if you're a huge foodie, you'll be glad to know that there's plenty of delicious eats to enjoy here as well
! With so many to choose from, you might be wondering where to begin. Our answer to that is Nasi Dagang Pak Malau
Kick off your culinary adventure at this small neighbourhood countryside restaurant where they serve all kinds of traditional Malay kampung fare. Owend by Pak Malau who attends the front of the house and Mak Malau, the chef behind the amazing food, get ready to dive into their signature dish: nasi dagang (a dish made of rice and fish curry originating from eastern Malaysian states of Terengganu and Kelantan).
The combination of fragrant rice, rich fish curry and pickled vegetables is one that truly hits the spot. They even serve other types of curries such as chicken curry, beef rendang and mutton korma. Perfect for treating your taste buds to more flavours!
Credit: @qinkhairuddin on Instagram And of course, one of the best parts about dining at this restaurant is the view!
With a seemingly endless stretch of greenery, soak in the rice field landscape and a backdrop of Langkawi's highest mountain (Gunung Raya) as you tuck into a hearty lunch. Whether you're sat beneath the thatch roof of the open-air restaurant or at the yellow tables right by the edge of the field, you'll be guaranteed an awesome view. So while you're there, make sure to snap an Insta-worthy photo for memories ?
It's not very often that you get to enjoy an authentic meal of Malay kampung food with stunning views of nature. And for those wanting to experience it, Nasi Dagang Pak Malau is the perfect place to be ?
Wed-Mon; 8AM-2PM (closed on Tuesday)
Jalan Makam Mahsuri, Kampung Mawar, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
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