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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
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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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Kangasala, Finland
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very small and homely restaurant it serves good buff lunch. The lunch has a big section and they have a good voice for vegetarian meal.

Thank christinemwinzi
Tampere, Finland
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch is excellent - good variety of different dishes (as buffet) with reasonable prices. Can be pretty packed during the most popular hours. Also à la carte has a great selection of Malaysian foods. Strongly recommended!

Thank Tusk7000
Tampere, Finland
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

I've visited Borneo only twice and both times I left the establishment happy and satisfied. How do they manage, you might ask yourself? I think they have figured it out. The place is not too big, so they can focus on the food quality and not on the mass production. Visit starts with a clear and simple menu, continues with... More 

Thank Sebastjan B
Tampere, Finland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

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 November 6, 2016

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 October 30, 2016 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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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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7 reviews
6 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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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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
Malaysian, Asian, Gluten Free Options
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?