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Rumah Makan Sri Melayu

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Jl Demang Lebar Daun | NW of Town Centre, Palembang, Indonesia
(0711) 420468
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Suitable for business or family gathering

The place is not suitable for one or two person visiting, as the table designed for more than 4 people. I went there for business lunch, the food was standard and it took more than 20 minutes for them to served the food. What I like being there only because the place suitable for business matter... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
ApulskiSinurat
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The place is not suitable for one or two person visiting, as the table designed for more than 4 people. I went there for business lunch, the food was standard and it took more than 20 minutes for them to served the food. What I like being there only because the place suitable for business matter. I like their Pindang... More 

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Jakarta
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41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Delicious pindang patin, but surprisly their grilled fish is more delicious. Big, spacious and shady place, with wood interior. But a little bit dusty, found a spider fallen into my glass water.

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Palembang, Indonesia
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39 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Pindang is local food taste looks like Thai's Tom Yum but the taste not so acid like Tom Yum he..he...in Sri Melayu Restaurant, one of my family's fave is Pindang salai Lais or baung". Lais or Baung one kind of fish we have and that very famous in Indonesia. Salai means the fish make grill..for the soup taste..fresh, sour and... More 

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Indonesia
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144 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I used to frequent this restaurant in the past and had not been back for the past 3 years until today for dinner with friends. The ambience is still nice. It has the look of traditional South Sumateran wooden house with plenty of seats. There was a live band playing local, melayu songs. We had the house special pindang (spicy... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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64 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Pindang Patin is a local food taste like Thai's Tom Yum, but with half piece of river fish, never a sea fish. Patin fish is one of the best river fish, though this fish has a lot of fat. Other fish which I like the most is Baung fish, less fat, and soft meat. The soup taste fresh, sour &... More 

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Jakarta
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Their Pindang Patin is infamous all over Palembang! If you go to Palembang, make sure you try their Pindang Patin. Or if you have bigger room in your stomach, try their Pindang Iga and Pindang Udang as well..

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Pindang daging,,pindang patin,,all you name it,,,,uueennnnaaakk top markotopp,,,,it was a long time ago, when my self and family visit palembang,,even now we try the same food,, its still the same,,,, greaaaattt,,,very well recommended rest to try when you visit palembang.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

All the pindang menu is a must try. Staff very helpful. The live music is nice although sometimes a bit loud. We had to talk louder to be heard. My american boss loves the food there too. Fried gurame and fried belido are also a must try.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

One of traditional food that I like is 'Pingdang Belida" this is a fish soup, the taste like tom yam from Thailand, a bit spicy and sour, so fresh and delicious... must try!!

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Jakarta
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28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Come here if you want have a taste of authentic Palembang food. You have to taste their steam fish! to bad they don't serve "Pempek" The restaurant needs a bit more up keep and I think a bit more variation in their menu

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Address: Jl Demang Lebar Daun | NW of Town Centre, Palembang, Indonesia
Phone Number: (0711) 420468
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  South Sumatra  >  Palembang
Cuisine: Indonesian

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  • Address: Jl Demang Lebar Daun | NW of Town Centre, Palembang, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  South Sumatra  >  Palembang
  • Phone Number: (0711) 420468

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indonesian

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