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Penang Bistro - Kebon Sirih

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Jl. Kebon Sirih Raya no. 59, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
622131906000
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great ambiance for eating in the heart of Jakarta

The meal is quite okay. But really love the atmosphere and ambiance of the place. Great place to hold corporate meeting or training.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
Timothy D
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Tangerang, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Various food from ASEAN are here but the taste is so so. Love the ambience though. Price is a bit pricey.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with great ambience,strategically located in the heart of Jakarta my personal favorite is their grilled stingray & golden snowflakes prawn

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The meal is quite okay. But really love the atmosphere and ambiance of the place. Great place to hold corporate meeting or training.

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Thank Timothy D
Jakarta, Indonesia
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116 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

With so many things in common between Malaysia and Indonesia in terms of culture and food, I wonder how Penang Bistro gets the Malaysian food so wrong. The Nasi lemak is tasteless, the sambal doesn't seem to have belacan.. And the roti canai... Where did they get the idea of producing an oily, paper thin roti, instead of the real... More 

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Thank Javier S
Jakarta, Indonesia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

It's supposed to be a surprise dinner party for my husband and I've invite all our family & relatives. But it turns out to be my worst nightmare! I've reserved vip room at Penang bistro kebon sirih on 25 Oct 2105. Vip room with the worst service experinece ever. I placed reservation,selected the menus and made confirmation the day before.... More 

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Thank Kartika S
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This place serves the best Malaysian/Penang dishes. The curry flavor was very plentiful and it tastes exactly like those in Malaysia. They have business meeting package too which is very accomodative for business people. Try their curry prata and fried prawns.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Went here for a business luncheon. The good was fantastic, with an incredible selection of dishes. The hot and sour soup was fantastic, as were the prawns we had. The service was excellent, and the decor fantastic, with a gorgeous water wall.

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東京, Japan
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

After working I visited this restaurant with my colleague You can try both Indonesia food and Penang food in this restaurant. Sate, crab, fish was delicious, but some thing were too spicy. And the staff was a little slowly. It took so many time to wait the beer.

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Thank Jialing Z
Jakarta, Indonesia
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116 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

I went for dinner to the one in Grand Indonesia, i used to go to their restaurant outlet in Pakuuwono many times before.Ii really loved the food quality and the staff were very friendly, polite and professional, will definitely come back

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I always like going to Penang Bistro for their Roti Canai with Chicken Curry. It's probably the best roti canai in Indonesia. Apart from the roti, their crispy fried grouper in a variety of Asian sauces is always a delight. Food is great, but service can be better improved especially during peak (lunch) hours. Overall a must-try for those salivating... More 

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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: 622131906000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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