South East Asian
NEW Mandi–Mandi Restaurant JapaMala Resort, Kampung Lanting, Pulau Tioman (09 419 7777/www. japamalaresorts.com).
Imagine a dinner under the velvet blue sky and the sound of waves as background music: a restaurant on stilts serving super fresh seafood is definitely a great idea. Built about a hundred metres from shore, JapaMala’s picturesque restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, offering nightly barbecues and Southeast Asian-style cooking.
Credit cards accepted. Daily, 12noon– 3pm; 6.30pm–9pm. $$$
NEW Tamarind Terrace JapaMala Resort, Kampung Lanting, Pulau Tioman (09 419 7777/www. japamalaresorts.com).
Sister restaurant to KL’s Tamarind Hill and Tamarind Springs, the gorgeous Tamarind Terrace specialises in Thai, Indo-Chinese, and Malay cuisine. Take your time and enjoy your meal surrounded by rainforests and the sea.
Pork-free. Credit cards accepted. Daily, breakfast, lunch and dinner. $$$