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“Nothing special” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bamboo Box

Bamboo Box
Ranked #14 of 89 Restaurants in Katoomba
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$13
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian, Chinese, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located at the top of Katoomba Street this popular local cafe offers a variety of quality food at reasonable prices. Whilst modern and traditional Asian cuisine is the speciality, old Aussie favourites are also on offer (lunch only) to cater for all tastes. Locally roasted coffee and house-made sweets make this cafe a one stop eatery, dine-in or takeaway. Gluten free and vegetarian meals available. Mon - Wed 10am - 4.30Pm, Thu - Fri 10am - 9.00Pm, Sat 11am - 9.00Pm. Closed Sunday & Public Holidays.
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

I had the stir fry special. I was told it was a popular choice by the waitress. It was luke warm. An average fried rice and Mongolian beef. With so many restaurant choices in katoomba, I have no urge to rush back.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Indonesian first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
The Woodlands, Texas
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Awesome food, great service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014

It is a relatively small restaurant, BIG on flavor. As another review said, do not be fooled by the appearance, it is like a hole in the wall.

Had to the most amazing food here. My 10 year old and 8 year old would have licked their plates clean if not stopped. The right amount of heat and serving sizes are huge.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Tamworth, Australia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Dining Experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014

This is an excellent place for lunch. Great Malaysian food by an experienced Chef. A good place to get a quick takeaway meal or eat in, which is what most visitors need to experience. Great value for a quality meal.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Pauline A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“love the food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

We had rendang beef and the taste was similar from where i came from, Indonesia, only the beef was better and softer....i was satisfied.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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London
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“great value for a little place.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2013

dont be deceived by the exterior. it looks like a chinese take away but the food is pretty good for malaysian fare. i only went in when i saw quite a few locals going in for lunch.
its not a gourmet place but definitely qualifies as a nice cafe for a decent lunch.

Visited December 2013
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