Best Steamboat In Cameron Highlands

It’s a wasted opportunity if you do not enjoy a steaming pot of delicious  broth in the cooler climate of Cameron Highlands! That’s why steamboat is a must-try Cameron Highlands food.

An comforting experience particularly after a long day of exploring places to visit in Cameron Highlands!

Grab some buddies and try some of these steamboat restaurants in Cameron Highlands!

Best Steamboat in Cameron Highlands

  1. Restoran Taman Apple Cameron Steamboat & Grill
  2. Cameron Organic Produce Steamboat Restaurant
  3. C Buddys Steamboat
  4. Cactus View Restaurant
  5. Highland Steamboat Cheese & Grill
  6. Gonbei Restaurant
  7. Ferm Nyonya Restaurant
  8. Restaurant Tuan Yuan
  9. Golden Hill Steamboat Restaurant
  10. Restaurant Mari Mari Home
  11. Fauzi Tom Yam & Steamboat Restaurant
  12. May Flower Restaurant
  13. Jin Jin Steamboat Restaurant

1. Restoran Taman Apple Cameron Steamboat & Grill

Usually always full as it is halal:

The environment at Restoran Taman Apple Cameron – credits to the official Instagram account of Restoran Taman Apple Cameron

While it doesn’t have a particularly wide steamboat selection of ingredients, it does have a wonderful ambiance for large groups!

Select your own ingredients for steamboat at Restoran Taman Apple Cameron – credits to the official Instagram account of Restoran Taman Apple Cameron

Note: The grill and steamboat options are only available at dinner hour.

Restoran Taman Apple Cameron
Have a steamboat at Restoran Taman Apple Cameron – credits to the official Instagram account of Restoran Taman Apple Cameron

Address: 891-A, Persiaran Dayang Indah, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia

Opening hours: 5pm to 12am

Price range: ~RM40/ head

Phone: +6016-225 0315

Halal: Yes

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2. Cameron Organic Produce Steamboat Restaurant

Organic Steamboat in Cameron Highlands
Organic steamboat restaurant (close up) in Brinchang town, Cameron Highlands.

Open most days 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! Broth may contain peanuts so ask beforehand if you are allergic!

Ask for their house-special, their chili sauce!

Queues at dinner are common, you can wait for up to 45 minutes! Don’t forget to take a number at the counter!

Organic Steamboat at Brinchang, Steamboat in Cameron Highlands
Organic Steamboat at Brinchang

Address: 10, Bandar Baru, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang, Malaysia

Opening hours: 12pm to 10pm (Closed on Tuesdays)

Price range: If you get the vegetarian set for 2 people and Chinese tea, it will cost around RM55. Or ~25 per person for a group of >4 pax

Phone: +605-491 4807

Halal: Pork is served at this restaurant but you can opt for the vegetarian set if that doesn’t bother you!

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3. C Buddys Steamboat

This family-friendly steamboat restaurant has an affordable although small range of fresh steamboat ingredients to choose from!

They do however serve a wide variety of dipping sauces!

C Buddys Steamboat 众友火锅 – Photo Credits to berryakkogracie (Instagram)

Portions are quite generous (i.e. The 2 person set can satisfy 3 people) and you can sit out on their spacious terrace in the cool of the evening!

C Buddys Steamboat 众友火锅 – Photo credits to fanny_yoki (Instagram)

Note: You can get the yummy corn soup base or the new Mala soup base. For extra charge instead of the clear tom yam soup!

Address: Cameron Fair, C-1, 7, Jalan Camelia, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia

Opening hours:  12:30pm to 10pm

Price range: RM59.90 for the 2 person set

Phone: +6011-3543 1813

Halal: No

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4. Cactus View Restaurant

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 at 6pm if you want to have dinner there!

The steamboat apparatus that they use features a grill plate in the middle so you can grill some tender pork slices! Their chili paste compliments the food well.

Steamboat and grill at Cactus View Restaurant – photo credits to sweesian (Instagram)

Besides steamboat, they have bak kut teh (pretty good) and 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!

Address: Brinchang, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang

Opening hours: 12pm to 2:30pm, and again from 6pm to 9:30pm

Price range: Affordable

Phone: +6012-261 8599

Halal: No

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5. Highland Steamboat Cheese & Grill

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. Including beef, lamb, and duck!

Highland Steamboat Cheese & Grill – photo credits to nizam.misran (Instagram)

Note: The restaurant can feel quite cramped during the busiest hours!

Address: B7-1, Jalan Tengkolok, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia

Opening hours: 5pm to 12am (Closed on Tuesdays)

Price range:  RM35 per head

Phone: +6011-1100 5529

Halal: Yes

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6. Gonbei Restaurant

For absolute comfort and tranquility, you can opt to dine at Gonbei hotpot restaurant at the 5-star resort opposite Cameron Highlands’ sole golf course!

Gonbei restaurant (photo credits to Cameron Highlands Resort)

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!

Steamboat at Gonbei Restaurant of Cameron Highlands Resort – photo credits to audfoodiary (Instagram)

You can have pre- or after-dinner alcoholic drinks here too!

Address: Cameron Highlands Resort, By The Golf Course, 39000 Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia

Opening hours: 7pm to 10pm

Price range:

Meat platter costs RM75/pax
Meat and seafood mixed platter comes at RM110/pax

Note: Unlimited vegetables, noodles, dessert and broth

Phone: +605-491 1100

Halal: No

7. Ferm Nyonya Restaurant

Take your pick of steamboat or ala carte and halal Chinese-style dishes (large portions!) or both!

This busy and efficiently-run restaurant has been in business for over a decade!

Steamboat Ferm Nyonya
Steamboat Ferm Nyonya – photo credits to iamreena (Instagram)

Order their Nyonya style steamed fish (prepare for a wait though), salted fish fried rice, deep fried lamb and tom yam soup base!

Address: 78A-D, Persiaran Camelia 4, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia

Opening hours: 11am to 3:30pm, and again at 5:30pm to 10pm

Price range: Reasonable considering the generous portions!

Phone: +605-491 5891

Halal: Yes

8. Restaurant Tuan Yuan | Cameron Highlands Steamboat & Chinese Food

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.

Restaurant Tuan Yuan
Restaurant Tuan Yuan – photo credits to vivon_liew (Instagram)

Together with a pork bone soup or their Tom Yum soup base!

Note: The Tom Yum soup base is not too spicy.

Order other Chinese dishes like their ginger chicken too if you like! Other recommended dishes include fried kuay teow, mee hoon, curry mee, claypot curry fish head, and fried wantons too!

Address: 6, Jalan Besar, Brinchang, 39100 Cameron Highlands, Pahang

Opening hours: 6am to 10:30pm

Price range: RM20 per person

Phone: +6017-520 7810

Halal: No

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9. Golden Hill Steamboat Restaurant

In addition to all the others listed here:

Golden Hill Steamboat Restaurant is a suitable dinner venue for families. Portions are generous! You can try their herbal pork bone soup base!

It’s in a quieter location by a Chinese temple and you won’t have trouble finding parking here!

Note: Pork bone soup base and Tom Yum soup base are on their menu too!

Address: Jalan Carnation, Tanah Rata, 39000 Cameron Highlands, Pahang

Opening hours:

5pm to 10:30pm everyday except Saturday and Sunday when they open earlier at 4pm

Phone: +6016-773 1243

Halal: No

10. Restaurant Mari Mari Home (二师兄食堂)

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! The tomyam soup is made from scratch!

二师兄食堂 Restaurant Mari Mari Home
二师兄食堂 Restaurant Mari Mari Home – photo credits to xiaofeng1010 (Instagram)

There is the option to BBQ grill your food too!

By the way, you get an unlimited refill for vegetables! Staff is very friendly and sincere. Prices are moderate. Definitely have a go if you happen to pass by!

Note: They have beer on their menu.

Address: 11, Bandar Baru, Brinchang, 39100 Cameron Highlands, Pahang

Opening hours: 12pm to 10pm

Price range: RM35/person, 1/2 & 1/2 soup for 2 pax at RM72

Phone: +605-491 4323

Halal: No

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11. Fauzi Tom Yam & Steamboat Restaurant

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 tom yam!

Different Soup Bases At Fauzi Tom Yam Steamboat
Different Soup Bases At Fauzi Tom Yam Steamboat – photo credits to syafiq_liow (Instagram)

Ingredients on the whole are fresh.

Seafood Ingredients At Fauzi Tom Yam Steamboat
Seafood Ingredients At Fauzi Tom Yam Steamboat – photo credits to syafiq_liow (Instagram)

Note: Go for the steamboat only if you’re coming in peak season. Otherwise, you’re in for a long wait!

Address: Bercham No.14, Tingkat 1, Jalan Angsana 2, Brinchang Point, Brinchang, 39000 Cameron Highlands, Pahang

Opening hours: 3pm to 3am (Closes at 12am on Monday; Closed on Tuesdays)

Price range: ~RM30 per person

Phone: +60 5-491 2339

Halal: Yes

12. May Flower Restaurant

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! Taste, meat portions, and environment are average. So don’t expect too much!

May Flower Restaurant
May Flower Restaurant – photo credits to earth28dec (Instagram)

As with any restaurant on this list, try to avoid the usual prime meal times like 12:30pm and 7pm.

Recommended dishes:

  • Tom Yum soup base steamboat
  • Hokkien mee
  • Chicken rice

Address: 22, Main Road, Tanah Rata, 39000 Cameron Highlands, Pahang

Opening hours:

Weekdays: 8:30am to 3pm and again at 5:30pm to 10pm

Weekends: 8am to 11pm

Price range: RM25 per person

Phone: +605-491 1793

Halal: No

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13. Jin Jin Steamboat Restaurant

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! Especially the vegetables!

They serve a unique soup base here – herbal flavor which is worth trying!

Jin Jin Steamboat Restaurant
Jin Jin Steamboat Restaurant – photo credits to nikorasu_ri (Instagram)

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!

Note: Not wheelchair or stroller friendly!

Address: Brinchang, 39000 Cameron Highlands, Pahang

Opening hours: 5pm to 1am

Price range: RM24.80 per person

Phone: +6012-529 5568

Halal: No

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Conclusion

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!

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