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Papa Besar Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$2 - $8
Asian, Indonesian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

I am a customer for Papa Besar for years, it closed for months because of the earthquake. I missed their veggies fritters a lot and today at the first day of the opening I got my favorite dish. So yummy. Met Linda the chef, she...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank constans f
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We ate here at lunchtime a few times and really enjoyed the toasties and burgers. The chicken burger is excellent.Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MSIMaker
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant doesnt look amazing from the outside and althou it is on the main road it is kind of hard to see. We didnt expect anything great from this. The more we were absolutely surprised by the food and drinks we ordered. Ginger ale...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank nicoho90
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

My snorkeling guide (Monica) recommended I try this place and it was 100% I had the calamari to start plus the chef threw in some veggie fritters and both were great. Had Crazy Chicken for mains and that too was great. No frills just great...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank UrbanWarior
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the squid dish and the chicken with the lemongrass flavoured rice. We will be signing up for the cooking class next time. There were only two other couple here - a bonus for us as it is not the busy season. Highly...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank KrissAUS
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

There was only one guest here when I went for dinner. As mentioned below do not let this put you off. The food is delicious. Made with fresh ingredients and lots of love. It was by far one of the best meals I had eaten...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Portia1972
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We went to Papa Besar for a evening dinner, because of the good reviews at Tripadvisor. To our surprise the place was almost empty. Normally I would then give it a miss as well, but because of the good reviews we gave it a chance....More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Whatsinaname
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here and it was delicious. I had a sizzling chicken and I would definitely have it again. A good place for dinner.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank apritchy
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Very good food served with a huge smile. Top place. Highly recommended. Thanks a lot! We will be back

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank duguevara
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

I checked TA before I came and saw this restaurant/ cafe in the top 10. 2 days previously we had a cooking lesson with Linda who is the proprietor - Linda is lovely and very modest ... she has cooked for some really important people!!!...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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September 7, 2018|
Response from Linda M | Property representative |
Hi, For now we are closed but will be open soon. Thank you for your review. Sincerely, Linda
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Property representative |
Sure, we just serve halal food. Thank you.
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