December 14, 2015 Sarawak



“Kopitiam” known by the Hainanese and Hokkien religions in Malaysia and practised since decades, means chinese coffee shop still frequently found everywhere but mostly been running on conceptual environment under a roof to suit the recent market demand.  In East Malaysia, the state of Sarawak we found and being recognised one of the best recommended “Yeow Kee Kopitiam” by the Yeo sisters carried since 2008 serving their signature foods and beverages to the locals in manner.

The local Sarawakians Ms. Jenny Yeo Lian Gek who born in Kuching year 1955, together with younger sister Ms. Lily Yeo Wee Gek (born 1958) both were the founders and immediate owners of the famous “Yeow Kee Kopitiam” chinese coffee house introducing their traditional authentic charcoal roasted toast breads, beverages and some local’s delicacy eateries to the public running 2 outlets currently in Kuching, Sarawak having great response from the market.

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Elder sister Jenny Yeo who formerly more than ten years in Electrical Industry as Financier, all the while having great interest in chefing and experienced in various recipes having vision to have her own restaurant initially stepped into the f&b industry in year 2008 with younger sister Lily.

While Lily Yeo who more than 30 years doing Accounts in the Cleaning Service Industry likes eateries very much and been experienced various recipes around the nation finally in year 2008 made the decision to bodied-up with sister Jenny, added foreseen the market opportunity in the f&b industry allowed them successfully established their very 1st and owned concept coffee shop or “Kopitiam” named “Yeow Kee” began along the Jalan Kempas, Kuching.

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Then after few years with the positive growth and increased demand locally enabled the sisters to expose into their 2nd outlet at Tabuan Jaya, Kuching in year 2012 and being recognised as one of the best restaurant in town year 2015.

In “Yeow Kee Kopitiam”, the founders’ first recommended in menus surely will be their authentic Charcoal Roasted Bread or locally known Toast Bread.  Homemade breads prepared in thick cutted slices roast seconds on flaming charcoal, served topped with delicious recipe homemade coconut paste or known “Kaya” and butter to be the traditional chinese favourite eatery taken sided with their smooth hot coffee you must try when reached Kuching, Sarawak.

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Secondly will be their Steamed Breads, which also among the must taste selection in this coffee house.  Options taken topped with kaya, butter, peanuts paste or others will be on customer’s demand.  Also like by their regulars, taken breads sided with the Kuching local’s delicacy cold beverage “3 Layer Tea” which prepared in layers of tea, wheat grass and Sarawak’s Gula Apong you will never regret after tasted.

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Another will be their Toasted Buns and Nyonya Kuih available daily on homemade recipes you cannot aside with more than 20 choices.  Moreover, you should also taste their famous ABC Special which served in smoothies ice shredded topped with red beans, sweetcorns, cendol, longan, grassjelly and poured onto rock sugar paste brings fantastic cooling beverage to be the best in town.

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Nonetheless, there are also some food stalls running in the coffee shop introduced by the owners Jenny and Lily which only in “Yeow Kee” and mostly are Sarawak’s local delicacy eateries such as the Duck Mee, Meat Dumpling, Kampua Noodles, Ding Bian Hu, Zao Cai Noodles which prepared in traditional authentic generation Fook Chew recipes you cannot missed when stepped into this “Yeow Kee Kopitiam” concept coffee house in Kuching, Sarawak.

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Address: (Main Premier 101)

No. 46-47,

Premier 101 Commercial Centre,

Jalan Kempas,

Off Jalan Jugah,

93350 Kuching, Sarawak.

(Business Hours: 6:00am to 9:00pm, Closed on Monday)



Lot 69-70,

Tabuan Tranquicity,

Jalan Canna, Tabuan Jaya,

93350 Kuching,


(Business Hours: 6:30am to 4:30pm, Closed on Monday)

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