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“Fabulous Setting with the Freshest Seafood!”

The Kelong Seafood Restaurant
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Built on stilts just above the sea, a unique blend of Chinese and Indonesian culinary style. The only place to go in Bintan which has the richest and freshest seafood while offering panoramic view of South China Sea. Open daily for lunch and dinner from 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM.
Noosa, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fabulous Setting with the Freshest Seafood!”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

We got there early so we could have a cocktail at the bar. We were entertained by the many fish swimming around underneath the floor. The service was sensational and the food exceptional! Favorite dish was the Stewed Bean Curd and Seafood with the Black Snapper Deep Fried with Chilli Sauce a very close second. You can not go to Bintan without visiting this restaurant. You know your getting the freshest seafood in town when you can see the fish swimming in the sea pens as you arrive. A must dine!

Visited September 2012
1 Thank Nicole B
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Good simple seafood!”
Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

The place is ok but the location is wonderful!
Food is quite good though not up to par with Singapore's Jumbo seafood.
I recommend going there before sunset, enjoy a drink at the Calypso, and then have a black pepper crab on a near sea table (please book).
Take your camera along for the sunset!

Thank JMADeromedi
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