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Jambu Restaurant and Lounge

No. 32 Crookshank Road | 93100, Kuching, Malaysia
6082 235292
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Ranked #18 of 357 Restaurants in Kuching
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $15
Cuisines: Tapas, Bar, Bistro, Pasta
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: JAMBU is a unique boutique restaurant housed in a "Rajah Brooke" era bungalow (1930's)surrounded by lush green gardens, ambient lighting, water features and our own private car parking area.Our menu focuses on "Modern Borneo Cuisine" - the flavours of Sarawak with a European twist and feel. We also offer an enticing selection of Tapas - both Spanish and Local Borneo.
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English first
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We booked after seeing their website and the review on Tripadvisor + the 2014 certificate of Excellency !!!! The restaurant website was last updated years ago. First, there is no wine list , and they serve only one type by the glass , it is from apparently from Spain , a tempranillo , that must be coming from China ,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Trip advisor has never steered me wrong before, which is why we were so surprised when we tried Jambu for dinner. The reviews spoke very well of the food, and ambiance- the ambiance was very nice indeed, but the food was a major let down. My boyfriend ordered a beef burger that was served looking like a giant meatball on... More 

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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Oh dear.... we really don't like reviews like this one... and we are very sorry, and sad, to hear that you found Jambu not to your liking. I can't explain the lack of taste and zero flavour ... as we use the same ingredients, same quantities, the same chefs to prepare and the same cooking times. We have many regular... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

If you ever happen to visit East Malaysia / Sarawak / Kuching, jump by at JAMBU Restaurant & Lounge. You will find a place of your convenience, either at the bar or in the backyard. Excellent food and drinks what ever you're looking for. And if you like to party, stay a bit longer and for sure you will have... More 

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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - kind words..... More 

Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The interior set-up of this restaurant presents a warm atmosphere and ambience for those looking for fine western food and good dining venue. One can go to the lounge which is located at the other end of the restaurant for some ice-cold beer or wine, and have a wonderful gathering with friends there.

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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We now have a great outdoor covered garden area where you can relax and enjoy nice evenings. Our bar and restaurant is also "Non Smoking". Thanks again for taking time to send a nice review. More 

Kuching, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Great food, cozy place, just perfect for hanging out. Tried out a few dishes which I couldn't recall but went back with happy stomach. I would recommend this place.

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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Great review - many thanks. We happy that enjoyed our restaurant. We have now trimmed down and refined our menu - perfect Tapas, great Pizza's, fantastic Mains and simple Desserts. We also have a cool Cocktail and Mocktail drinks menu...... Kind regards..... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is the best place to be if all you want is great food, scratch that, I meant amazing food, good company, great environment, amazing people and basically the best of everything you can hope for. Jambu is just the best out of the rest. The best part is, the owners are never satisfied with perfect and always tend to... More 

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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Fantastic review - many thanks... Yes, we try very hard to maintain our good standards.... and always looking to improve further.... More 

Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you are looking for this fine establishment, be prepared to be looking for a colonial house at a corner of Kuching's high rent neighborhood of Bampfylde. Situated at where Crookshank and Bampfylfe Roads meet, the property is hard to miss if one is on the lookout for orbs of white lights floating above the fencing. If they are glowing,... More 

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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

We love your review - many thanks.... Yes - Tequila is our mascot - a local bred doggie - she will not bite, but will lick you to death...GiGi is the soul of Jambu - our "house cat" - watch out - she may steal your warm comfy seat.... Great review -our thanks..... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

If you ever find urself in kuching sarawak, Jambu is the spot. Tasty English and sarawakian food, their cocktails are always very special just the way you like it. I say this because I've been there, I've tried them and they are reliable . my kuching family. Kudos to Chris n Ashfa. Good job guys. Satu-malaysia, Hills

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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Terima Kasih Hills!!!!! We miss you dude..... When you return next, you will be pleasantly surprised with the new and exciting changes at Jambu. We now have "PIZZA" on the menu and soon "Jambu Residence" for guests to stay over..... Thanks, take care and hope to see you again soon.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I've been to Jambu a number of times and has great food and a warm and friendly atmosphere, it's certainly not your average restaurant and lounge. Jambu has a unique open plan lounge area and a thoughtful NO SMOKING policy which makes the place suitable for families too, as far as I know maybe the only establishment of its kind... More 

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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review. Yes, we now operate a "smoke free" bar and restaurant. We have a very nice covered garden terrace for smokers and non smokers to enjoy also. Kind regards. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The restaurant and bar are great, with lot's of different dishes and drinks available. There is something to suite everybody. A great place to be with friends, family or just to come alone for a drink. Amazing food. Great staff. And a must try for everyone in Kuching or anyone visiting the area. The atmosphere is great with lots of... More 

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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

He He. This is our nephew Joe from Yorkshire - thanks to Joe Moby (watch out for this name in the future) Was it because you got free food, drink and attention throughout your stay....lol.... Happy holidays - look forward to seeing youagain next year - or this year..... Cheers dude.... your sick!! (that means "cool" in skate boarding terms) More 

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Additional Information about Jambu Restaurant and Lounge

Address: No. 32 Crookshank Road | 93100, Kuching, Malaysia
Phone Number: 6082 235292
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
Average Prices: USD 2 - 15
Cuisine: Tapas, Bar, Bistro, Pasta

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