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Springweg 64, 3511 VT Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 2342463
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Ranked #5 of 342 Restaurants in Utrecht
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $175
Cuisines: Indonesian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Halifax, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Modern, informal atmosphere, not a conventional Indonesian restaurant in appearance or in the choice of dishes. It all tasted excellent. A busy place, you need to make a reservation.

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Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I come here every year and it's very enjoyable. Best is the "Indonesian Rijsttafel" which is literally tens of dishes on the table for everyone to share. Taste is fantastic. One downside: the place is popular and reservations are always necessary. Haven't been able to get a table without one. Nice touch: they take pictures of all their guests (if... More 

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Paris
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you eat here. The food is just very good and there is a nice atmosphere. For an Indonesian restaurant it's not comparable with ordinary Indonesian restaurants. Better service, atmosphere and food.

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Edinburgh
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I am not an expert on Indonesian food at all but all I can say was that everything we ate was absolutely delicious, beautifully flavoured and presented. We decided to have the rice table meals and ended up with about 25 small dishes, nothing disappointed, with an interesting variety of tastes. After the meal there was no raging thirst or... More 

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Boulder City, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We went here because of all the rave reviews. First, yes - you need reservations. We did not have any, and were lucky to get seats at the bar. Many others came later and were turned away. This is fine, just FYI. Staff were very friendly and helpful. It was a neat place. The food I thought was just OK... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We went to Blauw after hearing rave review from friends. The restaurant books up well in advance and they take 2 hour slots for tables, expect Sunday nights when you can book a table and stay. We went for our wedding anniversary, on a Sunday night. We opted for the set menu and it was outstanding, great quality well cooked... More 

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Grimstad, Norway
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

As many others that night we went for the set menu. Great food, a lot of different flavours and a friendly staff made our night. The only negative thing that is worth mentioning is that there might have been too many flavours, forcing the kitchen to re-use some of them but with slight alterations. Other than that, perfect!

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New York City, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

i was so full after this meal, but it was truly worth it. don't know what to order? get the rijsttafel, which is basically many different side dishes and rice dishes prepared. it's meant so you can get a taste of many different things, and for someone like myself who wants to try everything, i thought this was perfect. there... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Everyone likes it, even people not used to eating spicy food. Order rijsttafel to make sure you try a bit of everything.

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Montreal
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I just realised that most if my tripadvisor reviews are very positive! How Boring is that?! But thanks to tripadvisor, I haven't gone wrong! Ok so back to this Jem. Cute cozy ambiance, tasting menu for two was enough for 1 hungry man and 2 hungry women. Service was good, location was easy to get to. All over tasty experience.

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Address: Springweg 64, 3511 VT Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 30 2342463
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Utrecht
Average Prices: USD 25 - 175
Cuisine: Indonesian

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