Food & Beverage

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Eating out in Perlis is a real gastronomic adventure.  Restaurants are found almost everywhere in Kangar.  Halal (Muslim), non-halal (non-Muslim) and halal-fast-food are readily available.



  • Malay Food

Restaurants or stalls serving Malay food can be found nearby the Kangar Bus Station and next to The Store in the middle of Kangar.  Many others are located along the main roads out Kangar.

Anjung Keli, a very popular Malay restaurant serving local dishes.  It is located nearby Sekolah Menengah Sains Tuanku Syed Putra and Institut Pendidikan Guru Perlis.

Laksa Kak Su Kuala Perlis is best known for its 'laksa beras' (rice noodles in fish gravy) and 'pulut udang' (glutinous rice with shrimp paste).  The outlet is located at No. 97, Jalan Siakap 1, Kuala Perlis. 

  • Indian Food

Restoran Nasi Kandar Pokok Petai, Mata Ayer.  You can enjoy 'Roti Canai' and 'Nasi Kandar' (curry rice) for breakfast.

Nasi Kandar Yasmeen, Arau.  Located nearby the C-Mart Shopping Complex, Arau.  They serve nasi kandar, roti canai, tandoori chicken, honey chicken and curry.

Nasi Kandar Abdul Alim, Kangar.  Located next to KWSP Kangar building.  They are well known for nasi kandar, roti canai, capati and tandoori chicken.

ARR Restaurant, Seriab.

  •  Local and Western Food

There are also two Secret Recipe in Perlis; one in Kangar at No. 275, Jalan Baru, Taman Pengkalan Asam, Kangar (close to the School of Business Innovation & Technopreneurship) and another at No. 11, Persiaran Putra Timur 1, Jetty, Kuala Perlis.

Kopitiam is located next to the KWSP building in Kangar.  It serves local favourite such as fried rice and noodles.  It is also a popular place for western food.

  • Non-Halal Food

Kow Ping Restaurant is located at Jalan Bukit Lagi near the KWSP building.  They serve chicken rise and kuey teow.

Coffee and Food Restaurant, CCS Embassi at Jalan Bukit Lagi.  Located next to the Ten Ten Supermarket.

Mahkota Restaurant is one of the cheaper restaurants located behind the Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) building.  They serve mee, laksa, mee jawa and etcetera.

Tai Teong Restaurant is located nearby to the KWSP building.  They serve nasi goreng (fried rice), noodles and kuey teow.

Friendly Restaurant is located nearby to the KWSP building.  They serve noodles, kuey teow and seafood.

  • Fast Food (Halal Food)

There are four Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Chain stores in Perlis.  Two in Kangar; located at Jalan Bukit Lagi and one more located at opposite the Kayangan Square at Jalan Penjara, one in Kuala Perlis (opposite the jetty to Langkawi) and the other one in Arau (nearby the C-Mart Complex).

Pizza Hut is located nearby the KWSP Building and opposite to the Kangar's KFC outlet.

  • Seafood

Seafood is a very popular food in Perlis especially in Kuala Perlis.  There are numerous restaurants serving seafood there.

Hai Thien Restaurant (Chinese Restaurant).  Located nearby the Koma Laut Food Court.  Some of the most popular dishes are Stuffed Dough Sticks/Crullers Yau Char Kwai with Mayonaise, Thai style Steamed Fish (Hokkien call 'Siam Chui'), Sha Po Tauhu, Kam Heong Mantis Prawns and etcetera.

Medan Ikan Bakar, Kuala Perlis.  It is located opposite to Putra Brasmana Hotel nearby the jetty to Langkawi Island.  Some of the popular seafood are grilled fish ('ikan bakar' which is grilled with special hot sauce), seafood tom yam, batter-fried squids with sweet chilli sauce, crabs with salted egg sauce, and etcetera.