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Jambo Restaurant

Karl Johans Gate 13, Oslo 0154, Norway
2242 1983
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Ranked #655 of 992 Restaurants in Oslo
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Oslo, Norway
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75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited here with a business connection in January 2015. The facilities is a bit out of date but clean and functional. We ordered some spicy food and beer. Service level a bit informal. The food is not authentic China food and either special or appealing. At the best ordinary. Oslo have many other restaurants with much better quality and atmosphere... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We quite enjoy our meals in Jambo. Here you find several dishes that does China proud as a foodloving nation. It should be said that much of the menu is catered towards the typical westerner, but asking the waiter for information about which meals are westernized and which is authenthic is recommended. This is not indicated on the menu in... More 

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Sandefjord, Norway
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94 reviews 94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

For chinese Food, this is one of my favourites in Oslo. As you have guessed by now I have been here several times. The Food is decent. The ambience is good. sit by the window to see all the action on Karl Johans gt. if you are the type outside. If you are a vegetarian, just tell them what you... More 

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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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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 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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221 reviews 221 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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London
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251 reviews 251 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
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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Address: Karl Johans Gate 13, Oslo 0154, Norway
Phone Number: 2242 1983
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Cuisine: Chinese

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