With the sweltering temperatures of the mainland, it’s a wasted opportunity if you do not enjoy a steaming pot of delicious meat and vegetable broth in the cooler environment of Cameron Highlands! Steamboat is a must-try Cameron Highlands food.
This is an exceptionally comforting experience after a long day of exploring Cameron Highlands attractions!
Grab some buddies and try some of these steamboat restaurants in Cameron Highlands!
Best Steamboat in Cameron Highlands
- Restoran Taman Apple Cameron Steamboat & Grill
- Cameron Organic Produce Steamboat Restaurant
- C Buddys Steamboat
- Cactus View Restaurant
- Highland Steamboat Cheese & Grill
- Gonbei Restaurant
- Ferm Nyonya Restaurant
- Restaurant Tuan Yuan
- Golden Hill Steamboat Restaurant
- Restaurant Mari Mari Home
- Fauzi Tom Yam & Steamboat Restaurant
- May Flower Restaurant
- Jin Jin Steamboat Restaurant
Usually always full as it is halal:
While it doesn’t have a particularly wide steamboat selection of ingredients, it does have a wonderful ambiance for large groups!
Read more: Butterfly Farm Cameron Highlands: Everything About This Farm + Review
Open every day for lunch and dinner, this steamboat has its very own supply of organically grown vegetables to add to their charcoal steamboats!
The affordable and delicious vegetarian set comes highly recommended!
This family-friendly steamboat restaurant has an affordable although small range of fresh steamboat ingredients to choose from!
Portions are quite generous (i.e. The 2 person set can satisfy 3 people) and you can sit out on their terrace in the cool of the evening!
Note: You can get the yummy corn soup base for extra charge other than the clear tom yam soup!
Read also: 15 Best Hotels In Cameron Highlands
Hidden from view of the main road, this steamboat restaurant is frequently packed and you either need to reserve a table in advance or come after 8pm!
The steamboat apparatus that they use features a grill plate in the middle so you can grill some tender pork slices!
Besides steamboat, they have ala carte dishes – Try their vinegar pork leg dish!
Note: If you mind the smell of smoke (from the grills) on your clothes, you might want to go elsewhere!
Read more: 4 Best Rose Gardens In Cameron Highlands
An outdoor steamboat restaurant which has a buffet concept – you can expect that this inevitably draws lots of people!
A wide selection of marinated meat (except pork) is available.
Note: The restaurant can feel quite cramped during the busiest hours!
For absolute comfort and tranquillity, you can opt to dine at Gonbei hotpot restaurant at the 5-star resort opposite Cameron Highlands’ sole golf course!
There is a choice of different broths like the Miso soup base but the chicken soup base is better! Tom yam soup base can be ordered too!
You can have pre- or after-dinner alcoholic drinks here too!
Take your pick of steamboat or ala carte and halal Chinese-style dishes (Of large portions!) or both!
Order their Nyonya style steam fish (prepare for a wait though), salted fish fried rice, deep fried lamb and tom yam soup base!
Reasonably low prices and great service draw the crowds in which can mean slow serving times but:
You get a variety of delicious and fresh ingredients to cook either with the modern steamboat setup or the traditional charcoal tower.
Together with a pork bone soup or their Tom Yum soup base!
Order other Chinese dishes like their ginger chicken too if you like!
Read also: Kea Farm Market At Cameron Highlands: All Covered Including Food & What To Buy
In addition to all the others listed here:
Golden Hill Steamboat Restaurant is a suitable dinner venue for families. Portions are generous!
It’s in a quieter location by a Chinese temple and you won’t have trouble parking here!
Restaurant Mari Mari Home is one of the newer (if not newest) steamboat restaurants on this list!
They opened in mid 2019.
Have a traditional charcoal steamboat dinner or lunch with the rich and flavorful pork rib soup base or white pepper soup!
By the way, you get an unlimited refill for vegetables!
Staff are very friendly and sincere. Prices are moderate.
Definitely have a go if you happen to pass by!
Read also: 11 Best Strawberry Farm In Cameron Highlands
Somewhere behind the Brinchang mosque (Masjid Kayangan Brinchang):
Is this simple and clean halal steamboat restaurant with indoor seating.
Their steamboat set comes with two soup bases – one of which is obviously Tom Yam flavored.
Ingredients on the whole are fresh.
Right on the main road of Tanah Rata is this little restaurant where you can get cheap Chinese food served by a very helpful and friendly team!
They have one of the lowest steamboat set prices on this list!
As with any restaurant on this list, try to avoid the usual prime meal times like 12:30pm and 7pm.
- Tom Yum soup base steamboat
- Hokkien mee
- Chicken rice
Read also: 3 Best Honey Bee Farm In Cameron Highlands
Look out for this restaurant if you happen to be staying close to Cameron Square or at Copthorne Hotel:
Their affordable steamboat sets come with a slew of fresh ingredients including seafood like scallops, prawns and fish! In generous portions too!
They serve a unique soup base here – herbal flavor which is worth trying!
There’s enough space for a large group to comfortably dine here! Just prepare for a long waiting time as queues form as soon as the restaurant opens!
The beautiful scenery and wonderful staff contribute to the restaurant’s reputation too!
Read also: Cameron Highlands Itinerary: Cameron Highlands One Day Trip, 2D1N & 3D2N Itinerary
Want to know the easiest way to go to Cameron Highlands?
Private Tour And Transport From Ipoh To Cameron Highlands
A private tour service like RayTheTour includes both transport from Ipoh to Cameron Highlands as well as a personal guide.
Other reasons to consider hiring a private tour service:
- Safe and reliable
- Drivers are well acquainted with the route
- Space for all your group members plus luggage
- Pick-up from any Ipoh location at a time most convenient to you!
- Direct transport to your chosen Cameron Highlands hotel doorstep!
Having a hot pot or steamboat meal in Cameron Highlands is a must-do!
The fact that there are so many steamboat restaurants in Cameron Highlands is a testament to that reputation!
Hopefully, this list will help to narrow down the options for you!
Which one are you going to try and why? Leave a comment below!