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Restaurant Borneo

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Ilmarinkatu 8, Tampere, Finland
+358 45 3401722
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Fri 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tampere, Finland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Borneo offers very good food and athmosphere. I recommend you make a reservation because the restaurant is small and very popular. You can also have a takeaway. There is many glutenfree options in the menu.

Thank lifeis2travel
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small and cosy restaurant which serves excellent Malayan food. Sometimes during lunch it's packed and you cannot enter with many friends. That said the rush is typically over in 20-30 minutes. Lunch delivers great value for the money, and A la carte has also some great finds but it's a bit more expensive. The place also servers... More 

Thank Ville K
Tampere, Finland
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Borneo is a place where we tend to go every once in a while. The tasty food and the nice and welcome feeling never lets you down. If I had to choose a favourite restaurant from Tampere, this would be the one.

Thank Tiina S
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

This was our first time in a restaurant in Tampere. The food was good but maybe not that special I though it would be. I recommend to book a table, because the restaurant is little and there are maybe 5 tables or so. The staff is really kind and helpful.

Thank touristTiia
Tampere, Finland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Staff is friendly and wellcoming, Place is quite small and You have to find it, but it´s worht while looking for. Authentic Malaysian kitchen. Only downside is tiny Place and little bit hidden in the corner of Tammelantori

Thank 2015Paris
Kangasala, Finland
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150 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

A great place for lunch (or dining as well). Nice atmosphere, small and cosy place. Don´t let the reviews, which said there is very crowdy on lunch time, to send you away from here! We visited just on lunch time, there were some chairs free still. :) No need to book before at least on lunch time, just be there... More 

Thank MarikaR73
Tampere, Finland
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

This restaurant is very small, but the food is heavenly good. The lunchbuffet is excellent. Many tasty dishes.

Thank HelenaSuomi
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Small and cozy restaurant with great food for good price. The service is slow and not so warm but at all it was very good expirience

Thank Alon R
Pori, Finland
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Visited with my wife this malaysian restaurant in lunchtime; 10 euros/ person. Several dishes available; five - six meat choices and some salad. Offer is " eat as much as you want". Borneo is not so big, possibility is that you have to wait, but wait don't walk away. Lunch time starts at 1030. Closed on Sun and Mon. Worth... More 

Thank Wellcome2012
Brussels, Belgium
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Most delicious authentic Malaysian cuisine. The lunch buffet is fantastic value for money. Real tastes from Malaysia in a friendly atmosphere. What a treasure. This small restaurant will surely become one of our favourites in Finland.

Thank kirsihaa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $30
Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ilmarinkatu 8, Tampere, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Pirkanmaa  >  Tampere
  • Phone Number: +358 45 3401722

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?