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Things to do in Kuantan

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Sublocality Level 1
“Teluk Cempedak or Teluk Chempedak also known as Palm Beach is a beach in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. It is located 5 kilometres east from the town centre in Kuantan.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“East Coast Mall and Kuantan City Mall are shopping mall in Kuantan. Located near by each other.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Multi-level mall offering over 200 shops, plus a supermarket, restaurants & a play area for kids.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Teluk Cempedak or Teluk Chempedak is also known as Palm Beach is a beach in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. It is located 5 kilometers east of the town center in Kuantan. The white sandy beach and casuarinas and pine trees line the coast, with some rocky promontories facing the South China Sea. 20 KM from the homestay.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Super delicious local food, grilled marinated beef/chicken/lamb with local special bbq sauce”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
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  • 9 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Beautiful restaurant that serve variety western food and dessert such as cake. Strategic location that located near Pantai Teluk Cempedak (famous recreational beach at kuantan) Operation Time: 5.00pm - 12.00am”
  • 6 locals recommend
Place to eat
“No trip to the east coast is complete without trying Thai cuisine. Order the steamed siakap fish and tomyam. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fresh and super delicious local cuisines, ikan patin masak tempoyak, the fresh fish from the famous river in Pahang, Sungai Temerloh.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Located just 500 meter from Sepat Village House; Pantai Sepat is more quiet and private beach compared to two famous beaches in Kuantan which are Cherating and Teluk Chempedak. Great for relaxation! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Zoo
“you can bring your kids to here to see some cute animals here,entrance ticket is only RM 2.00 ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Food
“Iconic Pahang cuisine all in one instagram-worthy food court! Try the coconut shake Kelapa Joget, patin tempoyak from Jaman Tory, satay from Sate Zul, tomyam from Sara Thai. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
$$$
“Open at night, dinner hours. Dont tell others if you had not been to this local Malay Restaurant in Kuantan where you can can choose the fresh seafood and cooked on the spot by the chef. The price are super budget where you can find a place to eat fresh seafood. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Scenic seaside park with a jogging path, playground and pond with water lilies. ”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Super delicious local food, grilled marinated beef/chicken/lamb with local special bbq sauce”
  • 7 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Beautiful restaurant that serve variety western food and dessert such as cake. Strategic location that located near Pantai Teluk Cempedak (famous recreational beach at kuantan) Operation Time: 5.00pm - 12.00am”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fresh and super delicious local cuisines, ikan patin masak tempoyak, the fresh fish from the famous river in Pahang, Sungai Temerloh.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Open at night, dinner hours. Dont tell others if you had not been to this local Malay Restaurant in Kuantan where you can can choose the fresh seafood and cooked on the spot by the chef. The price are super budget where you can find a place to eat fresh seafood. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“[Non-halal] Really good Chinese. Try the signature ‘Beggar’s Chicken’ or give the seafood a chance. Love the salted egg fried squid. Very crowded, expect some waiting for tables. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Malay Restaurant
“A place to taste the Authentic food of Beserah, Kuantan, Pahang which is the Mee Calong, a soup base noodle with homemade fish balls and fishcake. Also available the famous Keropok Lekor and also other traditional kuih/food.”
  • 7 locals recommend

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