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Nirwana Gardens, Jalan Panglima Pantar, Lagoi 29155, Bintan Resorts | Nirwana Gardens, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
+62 770 692505
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Yummy Seafood

The food is really nice. Value for money if you have the discount vouchers. However, the staffs need to be quick on their feet to attend to guest's needs. For eg, it was raining heavily during dine in, and we had to move seats ourselves instead of the staffs letting down the transparent shutter to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The food is really nice. Value for money if you have the discount vouchers. However, the staffs need to be quick on their feet to attend to guest's needs. For eg, it was raining heavily during dine in, and we had to move seats ourselves instead of the staffs letting down the transparent shutter to shy the rain from us.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

The popular kelong restaurant with nice seaview. It get crowded in the evening, a poplar seafood restaurant in bintan, however find the price is slightly overprice. but what to expect since you are in a tourist attraction.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

To say that service staff were bad is an understatement! We had two service staff and neither had a clue what service means! Sour faced,totally nonchalant & totally uninterested in customer needs. On our visit there were hardly more that 30 customers in the whole restaurant! Despite numerous times of asking on how a particular dish is cooked or can... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Had been to nirwana gardens , so visited, kellong restaurant as its a part of nirwana , didnt have food there as i am pure vegetarian but would recommend everyone to go there during evenings and enjoy the peaceful beautiful sunset . I ended up clicking more than 20 pics when had been there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

a disappointment because prior to going we read some good reviews..however when we went there the staff not very attentive...forgot one of our orders so we had to cancel bec of prolonged waiting period..value for the money just average..view is spectacular and food is ok.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Beautiful restaurant location floating on the sea, open to sea wind so refreshing at night! We can see the giant lobsters and crabs on arrival. A bit pricey when they come to your plate, but of course very fresh and delicate. Cooked and prepared mostly in Chinese style. Good and helpful staff.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Food was o-kay, nothing fantastic and it's honestly not all that cheap. On top of that, we were unable to try the crabs as they were out of stock despite arriving at 7-ish in the evening! =(

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We've ordered steamed crab, garoupa in soup, and gong-gong. All were very fresh and excellently cooked and prepared! Price is a little bit expensive but can be justified by the freshness and food quality! It's a must try restaurant if you visit Bintan.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Great view! Average food. Comparatively cheaper than Singapore! Extremely poor service!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Love the seafood here. And the view is very nice specially at sunset. Just like any restaurant here, it's quite pricey but i think it's worth it compared to thr other restaurants in the area. U need to borrow a car tho to reach it because it's not really at the hotel.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nirwana Gardens, Jalan Panglima Pantar, Lagoi 29155, Bintan Resorts | Nirwana Gardens, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Riau Islands Province  >  Riau Archipelago  >  Bintan Island
  • Phone Number: +62 770 692505

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood, Asian

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