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116 Jalan Serampang | Taman Pelangi, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: Sweetwater serves Mediterranean food including Italian, Moroccan, Spanish...
Sweetwater serves Mediterranean food including Italian, Moroccan, Spanish, Greek and French dishes.
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely tapas

This is the sister restaurant of Gianni's, located 2 shops away. However, it's much bigger and has an open, airy feeling about it, befitting it's aspirations to be a Mediterranean restaurant. Much of the items on the menu are shared with Gianni's, with waiters furtively using the back alley to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is the sister restaurant of Gianni's, located 2 shops away. However, it's much bigger and has an open, airy feeling about it, befitting it's aspirations to be a Mediterranean restaurant. Much of the items on the menu are shared with Gianni's, with waiters furtively using the back alley to transport food between the two restaurants. Incidentally, the waiters and... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Very nice food presentation, taste great, wonderful atmosphere and great service! The only one thing I don't like is the price, haha! Way much higher than my expectation. But overall is really good. Should try!

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I never tire of going to this little restaurant. It serves the best steaks ever . The price is really good : Same digits as in Singapore, but here you pay in ringgits. The staff is ever willing to let you choose either the Sweet Water menu or the menu from the sister restaurant, Gianni. Gianni's has the fantastic tomato... More 

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Malaysia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I have been to the Sweetwater twice for lunch and both of the experiences were not disappointing. It's run by the same owner as Gianni, so you know the standard is there. Upon arrival, we were greeted by the staff, the ambiance is very welcoming, the decos are not exactly Mediterranean but it really doesn't matter. The good thing is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I was deciding between Gianni or Sweetwater and my of my, did I make the right decision. Staff was nice to let me share a set meal with my wife. The appetiser salad came with pan fried Salmon and seriously I'm not a salmon nor salad fan. Amazing is the only word I can use to describe. The seafood Aglio... More 

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Because my mother's birthday we brought her to Sweetwater for a small lunch celebration with just the family. Your staff were so sweet and thoughtful to give a small candle to blow for this small celebration of my mom's birthday. It was a very lovely surprise! Mary and Marcus were very nice and my mom was very pleased. My family... More 

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Johor, Malaysia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

After yet another fabulous lunch at Sweetwater Restaurant, we asked ourselves " why have we never taken the time to praise the food and the Staff on tripadvisor, so everyone will know " ? We have been visiting here for over 2yrs. Set Lunch, (varies daily ) and a la carte menu, both of the highest quality. We find the... More 

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Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Thw first time visiting this place, and I am really impressed by the decor & atmosphere.I tried the smoked salmon pizza and very surprise me that not like the others pizza which cheesy one,just a little of blue cheese ,I think. It is very delicious and I was totally amazed.Great Food!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We went to The Sweet water restaurant & bar with my friends for my birthday celebration, from appetizer (we having 5 different type of tapas) to dessert (Tiramisu,chocolate lover and 1 forget what name already) worth to try,ther steak I would say is the best in Jb town.. friendly staff make this restaurant more better and worth to go compare... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

visited here twice. the first visit was excellent. we really enjoyed the food and we really treated ourselves to everything on the menu we fancied. however, on the second visit, we wanted to eat only their pizza (which we hadnt tried previously). when we arrived, we were greeted with friendly smiles, but after placing our simple, not expensive order, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 Jalan Serampang | Taman Pelangi, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Johor Bahru

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean

Description

Sweetwater serves Mediterranean food including Italian, Moroccan, Spanish, Greek and French dishes.

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