Are you often left wondering where to find delectable food along your highway journey? Say goodbye to your worries!
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Numerous Rest & Relax (R&R) areas, particularly along the renowned North-South (PLUS) Highway, offer more than just restrooms and prayer rooms. They also serve up mouthwatering culinary delights.
Take a look at these five R&R spots where you can enjoy a fantastic meal on the road!
Gunung Semanggol R&R, Perak
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Seeking a quick bite to satisfy your hunger? Look no further than this popular rest stop. Ramly, one of the first restaurants you'll encounter upon arrival, is a must-visit if you're craving a classic Malaysian burger.
If you're in the mood for Hari Raya festivities and long for some ketupat and rendang, you're in luck! This R&R spot features a rendang stall that specializes in flavorful chicken and beef rendang. Don't miss the opportunity to try their delectable ketupat palas and lemang as well!
Bukit Gantang R&R, Perak
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If you're fond of snacking on fresh fruits during your journey, this R&R area is the perfect place for you. Offering a wide variety of options like mangoes, watermelons, and papayas, you'll be spoiled for choice!
Fun fact: These delightful fruits are locally cultivated and freshly picked from orchards near the area or along the North-South Expressway. Fresh, healthy, and delicious!
R&R Tapah, Perak
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Renowned as one of Malaysia's most popular R&R spots, Tapah R&R is famous for its bustling bazaar market that features crafts and fruits. However, it also boasts an array of food stalls to satiate your cravings for both local and Western dishes. When you make a pit stop here, make sure to try the crowd-favorite Mee Kicap or the flavorful Nasi Bukhara Kambing!
R&R Ulu Bernam, Perak
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As you arrive at this R&R area, one stall that immediately captures your attention is Pau Yik Mun, which offers an impressive variety of—you guessed it—fluffy pau buns!
With a tempting display of these soft snacks and a range of sweet and savory fillings to choose from, you'll find the perfect bun to suit your taste. The stall even allows you to purchase frozen pau to enjoy later at your convenience!
Temerloh R&R, Pahang
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For those yearning to satisfy their Ikan Patin (silver catfish) cravings, the Temerloh R&R is your ultimate destination. The stall serving the mouthwatering ikan patin masak tempoyak dish is hailed as a must-try for travelers. Paired with a plate of steaming rice, this delicacy attracts patrons who specifically stop by this R&R area just to savor this delightful meal—and it's definitely worth it!
A friendly reminder: Remember to practice social distancing at R&R areas! In the event that some spots become crowded, PLUS ensures that temporary closures are implemented to ensure compliance with social distancing SOPs.
Wishing everyone a pleasant journey filled with delectable food and utmost safety!