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Restaurant Borneo

Ilmarinkatu 8, Tampere, Finland
+358453401722
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Ranked #2 of 247 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
Espoo
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
20 helpful votes 20 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
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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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Helsinki, Finland
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16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We ended up in Borneo by looking the stellar reviews and the place didn't disappoint. The lunch buffet was really good! The food was mostly quite spicy (hot), for example the satay chicken had quite much kick in it. However, that was perfect for the hot summer day. The rice (white and curcuma-colored was nicely cooked and shrimp chips ok.... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Food was good, but the restautant is quite small. Hard to find a table on a saturday afternoon. Prices were average.

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Tampere, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

In my opinion one of the best restaurants in Tampere. I like about the atmosphere there, it is a small, more private place. The meals are fresh and have a large variety of tastes. The service is very friendly.

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Tampere, Finland
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

You can have either a lunch buffet on weekdays or to have a dinner in the evening. Food is a bit too spicey for me. Plus if you are seated next to the kitchen your clothes will smell like boiled in it. Service is good.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We have eaten here so many times and the food has always been excellent. The service is very good, the restaurant is very small but that doesn't matter because you can always get take away. One of my favorite restaurants in Tampere.

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Helsinki, Finland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This was my first touch to Malesian food - and it was really good! I want to have more, soon! We took take away, and the portion was so huge I had two proper meals. Really good value as well, main courses around 15 euros.

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