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Penang Bistro

#141 of 5,800 Restaurants in Jakarta
Certificate of Excellence
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Malaysian
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Jl Kebon Sirih Raya No. 59, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
(021) 3190 6000
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good bistro!

The best in the area, food is good! Range of offers is quite wide, there is sea food offers, fish, prawns etc. Besides prices are not high, lower than you can typically get in your hotel.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
Rustem N
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The best in the area, food is good! Range of offers is quite wide, there is sea food offers, fish, prawns etc. Besides prices are not high, lower than you can typically get in your hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Last night our family went for dinner to the outlet at Grand Indonesia....must admit it's a very nice decor for a mall restaurant, however there seemed to be a bit of disorder in how waiters attended to tables.....it took 10 minutes before we had to call a waiter to our table to take the order and another following order was... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Was invited there for a friends bday party, liked thr place and food was ok. Was there for dinner during weekday arrive at 6ish when was still not crowded and stayed till it gets really crowded for dinner time. Food was good but quite long waiting time. We asked for napkin, straw etc but asking once is mostly not enough... More 

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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The service is great, food is great, what can I say more? They got private rooms for private gatherings, say you want to dine in with colleagues or family.

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Jakarta
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28 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

the taste of penang bistro so spicy for me.and the seasoning so full. so many variant food. you can visit many mall to get penang bistro

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Many kind of food and beverages are able to satisfy our family need. Each of us has difference favorit meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We went here on our first night in Jakarta being a bit too shy to try street food and really enjoyed ourselves. The restaurant is very grand but the food we thought very reasonably priced. It's more expensive than street food but we had two mains and two drinks for 170 000. You can spend a lot more if you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were having casual dinner hosted by one of DG in Indonesia ministry. The dinner was also attended by our church leaders. After dinner we had small discussions and ended after the restaurant closing hours. As we walked down the stairs, the lift was broken, we found that main entrance had already locked. We thought it would be opened immediately... More 

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I hosted a corporate event (dinner) last week at the Oakwood location. They provided a private room as requested, but our event was scheduled to start at 6:00. We asked for wine and beer to be served 6:00-7:00. Despite our persistant requests, they did not bring the wine until 6:45. We never could figure out what was taking so long.... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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12 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have never tried Penang culinary before and this place gave me a good impression for delicious food. Their service was also quite nice, attentive staff and quick serve of food. There was live music with a singer and a pianist which gave the place a decent atmosphere. Nice place for romantic dinner or who wants to dine in tranquility.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jl Kebon Sirih Raya No. 59, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
  • Phone Number: (021) 3190 6000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Malaysian

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