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Bistro Tembo


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$17 - $34
Belgian, African, European
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well, this place is worth more by the view. It´s a beautiful venue, with your green surroundings, but is not a great restaurant. I think the menu is poor. The only interesting thing is that you can try two african dishes, which are very good...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank valhaasper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally understaffed and disorganised, waitresses wandering around with trays full of food looking for the table which placed the order or delivering soup when the main course was almost finished. No moambe because of elections in faraway Congo (oh the irony !) Nice setting, excellent...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mngtaylor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum restaurant is also open for non-visitors of the museum. It serves an honest kitchen withan African twist at reasonable prices. Limites but varied selection of dishesand wines. professional staff.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dany T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great welcome from Stijn, at the entrance, as I walk into a rather full restaurant. But quickly I get a table, and the menu, and all things considered the food is good, the service is smiling and rapid, and it is a great place to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ian D
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Good food, friendly service, acceptabel prices. Only the way to reach this restaurant is via stairs and a very small corridor. Toilets (ladies and gents in one room!) are far away and takes a long walk. The new building looks not impressive.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ton39
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Bad design, service and set up. Do a nice coffee tho despite trying to alienate all comers to never return. I passed my time watching folk trip over a health and safety seat located at the top of a double concrete staircase, beat times!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank english_yeoman
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

We had read some of the recent reviews saying that the food here was good but that the service at Tembo was not so good. We decided however that it was worth trying ourselves, maybe the poor service was down to the short time that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ashbourne
SilkeV260, Guest Relations Manager at Bistro Tembo, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Thank you very much for these kind words!

Reviewed November 18, 2018

Next to the spectacular setting and nice interior decoration (minimalistic, tasteful, flow of light), the high quality of the brunch and a la carte add-on (I had the Nordic Salmon ... whau !!!) was rounded up by light, elegant sparkling cava. Although we asked to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Frank P
SilkeV260, Guest Relations Manager at Bistro Tembo, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you very much & see you soon!

Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting, very friendly staff, good service and food. We will definitely go back for lunch. Great value for money!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sunshine_Emi
SilkeV260, Guest Relations Manager at Bistro Tembo, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thank you very much for these kind words!

Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited now 2 times. First for lunch and second time for coffee. The lunch was lovely. We had the goats cheese salad and the children’s fish and chips. The latter was advertised with salad. We checked that there was salad and was assured by server...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank nells12018
SilkeV260, Guest Relations Manager at Bistro Tembo, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Dear, Thank you for the honest comment and feedback regarding our new restaurant. We are still working on the general service and details as we speak. We are aware that we are still working on delivering an excellent service and we are truly sorry that...More

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