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Restaurant Borneo

Ilmarinkatu 8, Tampere, Finland
+358453401722
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Ranked #4 of 267 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

It is amazing how the food in Borneo can always surprise me: always different tastes, always so delicious. Lunch time it tends to be crowded, and looks like they are very busy afternoons and evenings too. Take away very popular. Service always friendly and efficient!

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Tampere, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Restaurant Borneo has become our favorite place for take-away meals, because they offer delicious food for the same price as you would pay for an everyday pizza. Especially the lunch buffet is a bargain, and you can choose from a large variety of tasty dishes. The service is friendly and the restaurant has a nice atmosphere, so maybe next time... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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359 reviews 359 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We were looking for a Chinese restaurant that I had dined at previously, but I couldn't find it. Then we saw Borneo and decided to give it a try. As noted above, I had never eaten Malaysian food before, and I'm not into spicy foods, but my colleague helped me pick something that wasn't too spicy. I can't remember the... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Went to this place with some friends a few weeks ago. The restaurant is tiny, but quite cosy and the service was very good throughout the lunch. The waitress was professional and very friendly, was smiling and welcomed us nicely. We ordered a mixed wonton starter to share, mains and dessert. The taste of the food was good, apart from... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Went here in October on a weekend for lunch. The food was very tasty. The atmosphere was okay, but nothing special. I want to go again, but more for the food than the place itself. This just didn't feel like the place I'd go for a romantic dinner. Hard to explain, it's just a feeling.

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Finland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We have our lunch at this restaurant. The size of restaurant is relatively small, but it has a good interior. Besides, the menu of the restaurant was properly made and beautiful. This is very rare compare with other Asian restaurants around. We ordered wonton goreng, nasi lemak (the most famous and common dish in Malaysia), ayam madu limau, and sambal... More 

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Finland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Had been wanting to try this place for long, and had a chance to do it last weekend. The food was fresh and delicious! Excellent service too. Will come back for sure, to try more of those Malaysian delicacies.

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Helsinki, Finland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I went to Borneo Restaurant because of the good recommendations it has got and I love asian food. When I entered, there was just one person sitting inside, but within ten minutes the restaurant filled and there many customer ordering take-away food. The service was very quick, but somehow I felt rushed even thought I was told, I could take... More 

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Lahr, Germany
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122 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Borneo is family-run. It has 20 seats only and is a great recommendation for a quick lunch buffet. All freshly cooked with subtle seasoning: Beef, pork, poultry, Malay pancake, vegetables and salad - I liked it all. Nothing is insipid, they only cook small portions, thus all was very freshly cooked. Very friendly and positive service. All for 10 €... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've had dinner and lunch at restaurant Borneo several times, and have always been overwhelmed by the exotic flavors, quality of the food and friendly service. A large selection of excellent dishes (most lactose- and glutenfree, also vegetarian dishes) for a low price. Tasty, diverse lunch buffet for a bargain (10 euros)! I do agree with most of my fellow... More 

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Address: Ilmarinkatu 8, Tampere, Finland
Phone Number: +358453401722
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Western Finland  >  Tampere
Average Prices: USD 18 - 30
Cuisine: Malaysian

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