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Jambo Restaurant

Karl Johans Gate 13, Oslo 0154, Norway
2242 1983
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Ranked #607 of 934 Restaurants in Oslo
Cuisines: Chinese
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • German first
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  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

I am never going back to this place. The food is bad, they serve mostly vegetables although in the menu it was claimed as pork or beef. The service was horrible (if I could underline this I'd underline this with the boldest marker. The owner is so disrespectful and never smiles. Please do not come here if you are expecting... More

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Hong Kong, China
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The service was so-so as they kept us waiting even there were tables available. The captain shouted at the waiters very often. I saw Chinese chef but turned out the food was bad,not authentic, far below average. Oily, not fresh, tasteless and not cheap. If you miss Chinese food badly, you may give it a try but don't expect anything... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Nice food and good value. It would help if there was better signage from the street as I feel people are missing out.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Horrible, disgusting, repulsive, uneatable food. Everything looked and tasted like it came out of a freezer bag and was microwaved a minute before being served. The only taste I could discern was MSG. The staff is surly and unhelpful. The place looks like it fell out of a 1980 time warp. I paid 23EUR for two spoons of food I... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on a Tuesday. Not an easy place to find because the entrance is around the corner from the sign on the pedestrian walkway and the place is on the second floor. The food was tasty and plentiful but with the first bite I knew it was loaded with MSG. If that's an issue in your diet, best... More

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Kokkedal, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I came here and was looking for a set menu. Well when you are only 1 person your options are limited. but i got a set with springrolls as entra, then i had Deep fried prawns and chinese chilli steak as a one dish course. This was all very tasty and and the quality of the meat was quite nice.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Just a 3 minute walk from Oslo central station. Service was prompt and efficient. Food was delicious and the price very reasonable. On the whole will recommend this if you fancy some Chinese food and near Oslo central station.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Usually I wouldn't have chinese food when I am travelling in western countries. However, that night, one of the persons that I was travelling with was desparate for chinese food, so... Well, the food was very ordinary. We ordered fish and vegetables, and it came out that the fish was battered and it was soggy when cooked with vegetables. I... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

We ordered hot and spicy food but received sweet and bland mixture of components with no flavour at all. Then we asked for Chinese noodles instead of rice, but we received ordinary thick pasta. The only good thing in this restaurant was apple juice. In the end we also noticed they were preparing a table for a large number of... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

the best Chinese food we ever had in our 3-week Europe trip. Hong Kong Chef. Large portion of food. the taste is excellent. Reasonable price, approximately NOK 155 per person. Recommend for travelers or Chinese craving for Hong Kong Cantonese food.

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