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Restaurant Borneo

Ilmarinkatu 8, Tampere, Finland
+358453401722
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Ranked #4 of 250 Restaurants in Tampere
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $30
Cuisines: Malaysian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Tampere, Finland
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I bought two starters and two main courses as a take away last saturday afternoon. As the restaurant was quite packed, it took a while to get my order and the member of the staff, a friendly young woman, was very sorry about it. The dishes were very good, especially the spicy laksa, and they were reasonably priced; The total... More

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Luckily we reserved a table beforehand as the place was already full at 17 on Sat night and the place was not big. All 4 portions (2 starters + 2 main) where fantastic and the whole meal including 4 beers was only 65€! Highly recommended!

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Oulu, Finland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This was my first visit to this restaurant. In the past, in the same place used to be more expensive place, so I did not choose it. The owner has been change and the place is over all better. This was a positive surprise. There was a small, but interesting buffet table with different tastes of males giving a good... More

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Spain ...... but Scottish
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

After reading the excellent reviews on TA we found the restaurant at exactly 8.00pm on Sat evening .......... there were people still eating and the smells were delicious .........however we were turned away, very disappointed ..........Be warned!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Lunch (10€) was very tasty and service friendly. Place is quite a small so prepare to wait for a table. I recommend very warmly.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went to Restaurant Borneo based on reviews we read here and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent, we wished there was a similar restaurant at home. The menu was vey helpful with explanations. We would certainly visit again if we were in Tampere. I don't really have any previous experience with Malay food but if it is... More

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Espoo
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78 reviews 78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a small restaurant at the edge of marketplace Tammelantori. In the evening the place was rather empty, but there were several persons for takeaway food. The food was really nice and tasty and the menu gave good explanations of the dishes. Beef Rendang turned out to be one of our favorites, but the other plates were good, too.... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I only take halal food and the Malaysian (Sabahan) owner was able to make mine with just seafood/prawns. It was so yummy and help satisfy my craving for spicy Malaysian while travelling in Tampere. You also somehow get 20% if you have the food as take-away.

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Helsinki, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

We decided to have lunch in Tampere at 13.30 on our way through. Based on reviewing Tripadvisor reviews for 5 minutes we opted for Borneo and couldn't have made a better choice. At arrival we were greeted with smiles and seated at the only empty place. There was a fast paced atmosphere in this small restaurant with quick turnaround of... More

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Helsinki, Finland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Probably the best restaurant in Tampere and it's Malaysian... food is top notch, service polite and with a smile. Prices are very reasonable for Finland. Will go again :-)

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