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Main Strip, West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
+62 370 6123 521
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Come for some authentic INDIAN CUISINE & SMOKE SHEESHA.Our specialist...
Come for some authentic INDIAN CUISINE & SMOKE SHEESHA.Our specialist chefs prepare the food using the best imported ingredients to delight your taste buds.Wonderful freshly prepared kebabs and breads are cooked in the smoky tandoor and our curries are cooked specially to order- all spiced to your taste. Pesona Resort is the only place on the island where you can indulge in the exotic sheesha pipes.
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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Gili T's best restaurant

Amazing food!! Amazing quality!! Have eaten here many times now and always tried something different and never disappointed. Staff are great as well so helpful, happy and friendly! great value and great atmosphere. The shisha is amazing as well and the view is stunning. I love the way the venue is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
jcf11
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Amazing food!! Amazing quality!! Have eaten here many times now and always tried something different and never disappointed. Staff are great as well so helpful, happy and friendly! great value and great atmosphere. The shisha is amazing as well and the view is stunning. I love the way the venue is set out. I will be returning.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Absolutely love the food at Pesona, I've eaten here for lunch and dinner most days, set menu 4 the Lamb Rogan Josh is pukker the Vindaloo is excellent too!! Good value for money, couldn't get a curry and all the trimmings back home for £3.50 Bargain I'd say! Also great dive school and amazing rooms this place has it all... More 

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Lanzhou, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We read a review on Lonely Planet so thought we'd check it out. We both had Set #1 - the Chicken Tikki Masala and Naan were outstanding. We would totally go back but want to try other types of food on the island :) We didn't smoke Hookah this time but it's the perfect chill setting to do so -... More 

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Tübingen
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Unfortunately are dissappointed. We love indian food very much but not this. The food tastes boring and is compared to the other restaurands on the island overpriced. Service could be also better.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Went there on Nye. Did not try the food. Cocktails were good but the shisha we had was poor. Paid 100k excluding tax for the shisha.

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sannygowda, Owner at Pesona Indian & Sheesha Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear guest. I find paying less than $10 for imported Sheesha as good value for money. We pay attention to make sure we only use the best quality in all our Sheeshas (from the coal to the tobacco used). I personally source the products so I can genuinely speak positive about this. If you were to smoke our Sheesha anywhere... More 

Denpasar, Indonesia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I am beyond understanding how Pesona is often full but now understand it must just be due to wanting to sit and be seen smoking over priced shisha while on holidays. The Indian food was really not up to par, sad as I do love a good curry. The staff were disinterested and the service slow. After getting the bill... More 

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sannygowda, Owner at Pesona Indian & Sheesha Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear guest. Surprised that you did not enjoy the Indian food as most people love our Indian food, including me as their best customer. As for why we are busy its because we have great food, music and sheesha which is imported and not using the local coal and tobacco used elsewhere in Indonesia. Sorry you never had fun, come... More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had the set menu, chicken tikka masala etc, food was really good. I'd go back again if I was here longer. They also have a Shisha lounge which I didn't go to but it was rammed

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London, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

So there are only two sheesha places on the island as far as I'm aware. One is called horizontal and one is more south, this one, Pesona. I came here for sheesha and can't comment on the food. There are two seating area. One on beachfront and one inside on the other side of the road. Beachside is then split... More 

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Perth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I came here with 6 friends and we received great food and prompt service. The Indian was cooked to our directions, I ordered extra spicy and that's what I received. We took our own bottle of rum and were topping up the cocktail jugs purchased over the bar for a bit of extra kick. The staff didn't have a problem... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Sat here with a group of friends and waited 45 minutes after ordering before someone came out to inform us that they had run out of certain items. After an hour they brought out one dish out of 8 ordered. Nearly an hour and a half after ordering and after our first friend had finished his meal the rest of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Strip, West Nusa Tenggara 83352, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  West Nusa Tenggara  >  Lombok  >  Gili Islands  >  Gili Trawangan
  • Phone Number: +62 370 6123 521

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Come for some authentic INDIAN CUISINE & SMOKE SHEESHA.Our specialist chefs prepare the food using the best imported ingredients to delight your taste buds.Wonderful freshly prepared kebabs and breads are cooked in the smoky tandoor and our curries are cooked specially to order- all spiced to your taste. Pesona Resort is the only place on the island where you can indulge in the exotic sheesha pipes.

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