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“Good food but service needs improvement”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Tanju Bistro - CLOSED

Tanju Bistro
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Level Contributor
63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good food but service needs improvement”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2013

Food is good, especially the Babi panggang and the chicken wings. The decor is nice and the hornbill paintings on sale are really good. Except for one lady who was friendly and helpful, the other staff were not, they were either too busy chatting, eating or having drinks outside or in the bar. Most of the customers who came after us had to wait for a while for them to get attended as no waiter or waitress is around. Two guys had to go to the cash counter to tell the staff no one has taken their order yet. I hope the service of this restaurant will improve to give justice to their good food.

  • Visited November 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
4 Thank Jutisha
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Level Contributor
52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Interesting place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013 via mobile

What's nice:
Pork in traditional style
Pork barbecued
Traditional dishes (not easily found especially with nice ambience)
Interesting ambience
Retro music from 80's to 90's (I like.. Sue me)
The pineapple tuak is pretty nice

What's not so nice:
It's on the first floor over the New Atmosferah restaurant (you are likely to miss it)
You will need to ask for service as they are not necessarily there to serve you
Food gets sold out fast by 10pm
You will have to amuse yourself with alcohol till it closes at 1am.
If you sit outside, smoke from the grill will get in your eyes and clothes etc.

Helpful?
1 Thank Hmahendran
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