Local Eats


Brunei’s dishes feature an array of tantalising flavours. Don’t leave the country without trying these local specialities.


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National dish of Brunei, made from powdered sago starch extracted from the bark of rumbia trees

Bamboo chicken

Beef rendang

Caramelised pineapple cake

Chakoi (bite-sized churro)

Katilapam (savoury rice flour snack)

Kelupis (glutinuous rice rolls)

Kuih cara pusu (spongy savoury cake)

Kuih calak beef (savoury beef cake)

Nasi katok (spicy meal of rice and curried beef or chicken)

Pulut panggang (grilled glutinuous rice filled with beef or dried shrimp)