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“Just Lovely”

The Kelong Seafood Restaurant
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Seafood
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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.
Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Just Lovely”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

What a perfect setting. By the look of the seating available it would get very very busy. The outlook is just stunning, go late in the afternoon and enjoy the sun setting whilst eating your beautifully freshly cooked seafood. A perfect 20th wedding anniversary dinner.

Visited March 2014
Thank Sweaver67
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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 6 Contributor
280 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

This is a large, noisy restaurant set on a pier in the Nirwana Resort. The tables are set with plastic plates and tablecloths. However, the service is friendly and professional. Our food was quite nice; we had a mixed starters which were extremely mediocre, then fish in black bean sauce, and chicken. The seafood fried rice was very good, and overall the food was tasty. The had run out of Sauvignon blanc, so we had Chardonney, which was fine. However, our greatest surprise came with the bill. It was extortionate for what we had, almost $75 per person. We left feeling a little short changed. Won't return .

Visited February 2014
1 Thank paripatetic
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Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Nice view but poor ambience”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

Read rave reviews of this restaurant and went ahead to try. Paid appx S$120 for 2 glasses of white wine, 1 hot choco, 1 crab dish, 1 vege dish and 1 black pepper beef. Again average restaurant price in SG but food quality is good too. It does provide nice view of the surrounding but there are too many China tourists shouting and their babies crying.

Visited February 2014
Thank fluffyjo
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Hong Kong, China
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Yum food, nice setting”
Reviewed January 28, 2014

Black pepper crab was awesome as well as appetizer donut things. Got the whole black garoupa nyonya style. Total bill for 7 ppl (4 adult + 3 little kids): $297 SGD

Visited January 2014
Thank dilzio
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Perth, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
99 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2014

We had a set menu that came up with 4 or 5 dishes in total and all foods were quite tasty.
Not really extraordinary or fancy or anything, just good for what we had paid for.
The views were great. Good that we visited this place on a sunny day for a lunch the endless coast was refreshing and enjoyable.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Monica H
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