European & British
British The Dining Room
Cameron Highlands Resort, 72 Jalan Pekeliling Tun Abdul Razak, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands (05 491 1100/www.cameronhighlandsresort. com).
With its big bay windows overlooking the green golf course, The Dining Room is a place to dine in style. The menu consists of a combination of traditional English cuisine and local fare. They also sell their own range of jams. Only the freshest ingredients and locally grown fruits and vegetables are used in the cooking. Pork-free. Child friendly. Credit cards accepted. Free parking. Daily, 7am– 10pm. $$$$
The Smokehouse Hotel and Restaurant By the Golf Course, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands (05 491 1215/ www.smokehousehotel.com).
Unfussy, casual and serving traditional English cuisine, the Smokehouse lets guests take their time selecting from an extensive food and drink menu. The bar and lounge area sits in front of an open fireplace, while the dining area is comfortably rustic. The English dishes are made with local ingredients and you’ll have a hard time deciding what to eat, from their pies to the signature beef Wellington. If you’re looking to pop in for a quick meal, be sure to head over during the traditional English tea time. You’ll be able to enjoy finger sandwiches, scones and homemade strawberry preserves and cream with tea, either in the conservatory or the garden brimming with flowers. Halal. Child friendly. Credit cards accepted. Daily, 8am–10am; 12noon–2pm; 6.30pm–10pm; Tea, 11am–6pm. $$
Ye Olde Smokehouse Hotel & Restaurant Jalan Jeriau, Fraser Hill (09 362 2226/ www.thesmokehouse.my).
Thinking of enjoying a typical English afternoon tea? The restaurant on the ground floor has just the thing for you. It also serves roast dinners, pies and other Western meals by the fireside (a novelty in these parts of the world). It has ample outdoor dining in the spacious patio. Although the food is pricier, it is definitely worth a try as it offers a unique dining experience. Halal. Child friendly. Credit cards accepted. Daily, 8am–10pm. $$$