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Bale Tajuk Cafe

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Sengiggi Beach, Senggigi, Lombok, Indonesia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go for the traditional Indonesian food and you should not go wrong. The tuna steak is particular good. Stay away from the burgers,

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Thank Edwin S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shockingly poor food. Worst we had during a week in Lombok, including 3 days camping in the mountains. We ordered Lombok specialities and hoped for a unique experience. One dish ordered was BBQ chicken in a spicy coconut sauce. We got the skeleton of a chicken with most of the meat removed covered in what looked and tasted like spicy... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered chicken taliwang, gado gado, Soto ayam, and ayam goreng. The ayam goreng (fried chicken) was listed under the Indonesian menu so we were expecting it to be cooked Indonesian style. Instead it came chopped, breaded, and fried chicken nugget style. To make it worse, it was overcooked and hard. The chicken taliwang was also overcooked and hard and... More 

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Thank Cindy H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was not easy to find it, so I added photo from outside. The cafe serves local food as well as international, you can find pasta in menu. I tried steamed fish and it was really good. Staff is friendly and speak reasonable English, menu is translated as well. Be careful with spice, could be more then impressive for European.

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Thank Kateryna M
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to the restaurant almost every evening for dinner. For very low prices you get a great quality dishes. Very friendly staff, mama cooking and always getting something extra for free after dinner! Definitely recommend ;-)

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Thank Eliska03
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here two evenings in row and tobour suprise we got each night a dessert for free. The service is good and friendly and the food is good. You het value for money.

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Thank DongenAlbertd
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Found this small eatery on our third night in Senggigi. Paid 200k for two main meals, three drinks, and two deserts. Staff are so friendly and the food was delicious! We will definitely go back again before we leave.

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Thank Emma C
Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant two times and were more than happy with the delicious food and the fresh fruit juices. Everything was very tasty (try the "mixed rice" if you can't decide what to order - it combines many different things). The staff is very friendly and doing a great job. We can highly recommend this restaurant!!

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Thank 7Ines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The food is very good and the menu offers lots of indonesian dishes. We had a chicken and seafood curry which were great. Prices are reasonable as well. Paid 150k for the curries and two beers.

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Thank Around_The_World_A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We visited for dinner and order chicken satay and the Ayam Taliwang. The Taliwang was delicious and a good portion. The staff are friendly and the prices cheap! A must in Senggigi.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sengiggi Beach, Senggigi, Lombok, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  West Nusa Tenggara  >  Lombok  >  Senggigi

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