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Jambu Restaurant and Lounge

No. 32 Crookshank Road | 93100, Kuching, Malaysia
6082 235292
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Ranked #8 of 335 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
1 review
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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Amazing ambience. Fabulous food. Charming crew. Great guests who've now become friends. Thank you to Ash, Chris, Adam & Iain for hosting my evenings during my recent trip to Kuching. I'll be back soon, Jambu! 👍

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

A fantastic review. "You're a gem" We cut and polish Jambu every single day to make it shine, look and feel beautiful..... Thanks. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Great place to be. Great food and service. People are friendly. A very great place to eat and chill. The music is nice and the place looks amazing and unique. Overall a great restaurant. Hope can go there again soon.

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

Wow - Amazing!!! Great!!! Many thanks for your review. More

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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107 reviews 107 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

You'll get a personal touch here from the owner and his staff. They play hip listenable jazz and lounge music and no Kenny G! The food was the best out of the three places we had dinner including Hilton buffet, and James Brooke Bistro. I had several tapas, my wife had the Thai beef salad, our picky kids found a... More

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

Thanks for your kind review. So happy that you enjoyed Jambu. We now have a PIZZA menu - yes an Italian pizza oven, thin crust of course..... Thanks once again for taking time out to review Jambu - we really appreciate. More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Great ambience & service. Located in a colonial building and with lots of effort in decoration. My group arrived around 730pm on a Friday night. Only a few foreigners sitting around the bar, got me a bit worried with my dinner. However, food proved to be good. We ordered some tapas and a salad to share before main course. The... More

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

Hi and thank you for taking time to share a review with others. We are situated around one kilometre from Kuching town centre, so it really is a taxi ride to Jambu (up and over a small hill - 10 mins walk) - we therefore don't usually get the foot traveling tourists that spill into the nearby town eateries. We... More

Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for a place with great atmosphere, outstanding hosts - Ash and Chris, good menu and excellent food, this is it. Having searched Kuching for somewhere a bit special, we decided that Jambu fitted the bill and we weren't disappointed.

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

Amazing review - thanks for sharing this with everyone. Much appreciated. More

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