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Batavia

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Willemsplein 31, 6811 KC Arnhem, The Netherlands
264420873
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12:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 50
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Recommended

As a first experience of Indonesian cuisine we enjoyed our meal. We chose one of their 'starter menus' and were not disappointed and left the restaurant very full and satisfied . The service was excellent- friendly and helpful and the teas or Coffees 'on the house' at the end was a good touch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
PhilipJ896
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Scotland
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Scotland
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

As a first experience of Indonesian cuisine we enjoyed our meal. We chose one of their 'starter menus' and were not disappointed and left the restaurant very full and satisfied . The service was excellent- friendly and helpful and the teas or Coffees 'on the house' at the end was a good touch.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went there together with my girlfriend for valentines day but the food was not really special. There was no wow factor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Great service, great food, cozy atmosphere! Entering the restaurant you get a true warm feeling of indonesia...warm asian hospitality

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Westervoort, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This restaurant is conveniently located in the city center. I took my girl on a date here and it was fantastic! The atmosphere is very warm, cozy and comfortable. The food was exquisite and the staff really make you feel at home. This is definitely one of the best restaurants in Arnhem, and they will make you love Indonesian food!

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London
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Went to Batavia with a work colleague one night. Neither of us had ever eaten Indonesia food, so had to get some guidance from the staff on what to eat. The staff were friendly and helpful and, what we think were the owners, came round all the tables, during the evening, to say hello and check we were ok. Both... More 

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60 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

The best Indonesian in town the Batavia set meal is really excellent and we shall be there again the staff sare slso very friendly

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Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

As a regular customer for years I consider it a privilege to review Batavia. The atmosphere is traditional Indonesian and Julia is a perfect hostess. During weekends they serve an excellent buffet dinner. My favourite dish however is the sateh dinner (different kinds of sateh). Especially the Makassar sateh is fingerlicking good!!! Also take away is possible.

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Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I've never had Indonesian food before so I have no way of comparison, but ultimately the food was delicious, tasty, with the right amount of spice (and the portions were generous). Not being able to read dutch we went for a mixed grill platter overflowing with little pieces of meat (various animals) on skewers, ribs, some veggies and a fried... More 

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Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This might be my new favorite spot in Arnhem! They have a €16.90 3-course javanese buffet deal that will blow your mind. This traditional Indonesian kitchen has it going. For me, the highlight of the course was the appetizer. First of all, their Soto Ayam, which is an Indonesian yellow spicy chicken soup, tastes amazing. That alone sets great yums... More 

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Darmstadt, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This was my favorit restaurant in Arnhem for a long time. But our last visit was more than disappointing. We had a reservation done for a table for 4. We were waiting over 1 hour till our table was ready. The “over” happy lady serving us mentioned every 2 seconds to stay calm. Its hard to stay calm after an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Willemsplein 31, 6811 KC Arnhem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Gelderland Province  >  Arnhem
  • Phone Number: 264420873

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indonesian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?