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Rumah Makan Sri Melayu

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Jln. Demang Lebar Daun | NW of Town Centre, Palembang 30137, Indonesia
+62 711 420468
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Palembang, Indonesia
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant location is near Governor's resident. With a great air because have a lots of trees and fish pond. You can choose the regular table dining or "lesehan" (sit on the floor by pillow). The menu are various. Most of the menu are South Sumatera Menu. Such as Pindang Ikan, Sambal Tempoyak, or vegetable stir fry. And delicious. The... More 

Thank Ines W
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We always visited this place when we visited Palembang. We always order Pindang Patin, they serve with a hot pot, which make it's different with other restaurant. The hot pot keep the soup warm and nice ...

Thank Robertus Cornel... K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Food was awesome. Very Palembangnese typical. I recommend you to try Pindang Udang, Pindang Patin, Sate Ikan, and Sambel Pete Udang. Very worth to try if you want to taste Palembang signature cuisine.

Thank Desy P
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice restaurant with traditional Palembang style. The soup is great with the patin fish although it is a farm fish. But you also can order the prawn soup and ribs soup with hot sour sweet combination that is so tasty.

Thank Atedja J
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289 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice spacious architecture with a courtyard pond. But the food (rice with dishes that aren't particularly fresh) leaves much to be desired. You can get better dishes from one of the roadside stalls.

Thank Ken S
Frankfurt, Germany
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I had a bad feeling after Sri Melayu was recommended by our taxi driver who favorably compared it to Riverside. In short, not a single dish we ordered was tasty. The pindang was mushy and definitely not fresh. Even the nasi goreng was disgusting. The place is dirty, leftover food from former guests is just thrown into the fish pond.... More 

Thank Mischa G
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is so big and a lot of people maybe go there fo lunch because when we arrived, the chairs was fully packed. The type of food here slightly the same like the way Padang Restaurant style kinda dish. But the different is, they have a special menu called Pindang Patin, and you have to try it. The taste... More 

Thank Jayanthi P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

They recommend their pindang as their local best pindang. and it is True. the Pindang taste Fresh, the price is about 50.000 per/portion but it is suitable with its place and the portion is quite big

Thank knovelina
Jakarta, Indonesia
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

I visited this place for dinner and this is one of the best place to go to for local cuisine. The fish was cooked Pindang style, which is sour and spicy with pineapple. I chose the Patin Fish, which has a soft texture to it. The place is also nice, with some part of the area can be reserved for... More 

Thank Divergal2013
Jakarta, Indonesia
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant to eat at this restaurant where it gives local atmosphere and good taste of variety local food. The food price a bit expensive but still tolerable

Thank Andreas W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Indonesian, Soups, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln. Demang Lebar Daun | NW of Town Centre, Palembang 30137, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  South Sumatra  >  Palembang
  • Phone Number: +62 711 420468

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?