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#183 of 741 Asian in Sydney
#674 of 3,558 Restaurants in Sydney
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Asian, Indonesian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Central Business District
0.5 km from Darling Harbour
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Reviewed 19 July 2020 via mobile

Quality of the food has been consistent. Always good. I’ve been there several times and will continue to visit.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 10 June 2020

I love their original beef ribs! It's tender and not so fatty. The chilli sauce is crazy spicy though, you've been warned :)

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 18 April 2020

The fried duck was dry from the cooking - they basically cooked all the duck out of it and it tasted about the same as chicken. The rendang was tender and tasty though, as was the eggplant dish. Still just average Indonesian but they charge...a lot more than most of the other Indo places.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 17 January 2020

Food was cold and portions were small. The beef had lots of fat on it Also tables were dirty I told staff to clean and they said here is tissue Young Chinese girls with no experience in waiting Also chatting and laughing amongst themselves all...the time Won’t go here again Thai next door much betterMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 24 December 2019

If you are an Asean and looking for that spiciness, this is the place to go. The food is tasteful and unpretentious. Quite a variety to choose from. They are always busy during lunch so you may have to wait a while for your order.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 18 November 2019 via mobile

Cozy place to have a meal. Nearby to CBD area abt less than 8mins walk. Authentic Indonesian Restaurant. Nice and tasty food. Can ask for Spicy choice. Famous amongst students.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 18 September 2019 via mobile

Great diner at Shalom restaurant. Cheap prices, good food. Not really vegetarian friendly because all the main courses are with meat. You can choose the Gado Gado or snacks like tofu or tempe..!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 12 June 2019

A different cuisine. A mix of Indonesian and Malaysian. A lot of locals dine in so the we guessed the food must be good and we were not wrong.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

A good lunch at a reasonable cost. Started off great, chicken satay was among the best I ever had. Perfectly cooked, with a tiny amount of char, and wonderful sauce. Spring rolls were good but nothing special, a little cold on the inside. Beef ball...soup was a tad disappointing, not bad but not too much flavor. I would go again just for the satay.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 13 May 2019

Sorry, but this place wasn't great. Husband had walked past it many times and thought it was a good idea to dine there before a movie. We ordered duck and a fish dish. The duck was dry and quite horrid (I love duck normally). The...fish was equally tortured and really dry. Sauces were the most fun part of the meal and the water spinach (Kangkung Shalom) but beware that the sauce is really hot! Weirdly our entree - Lumpia Goreng which is their deep fried spring roll, came out after our mains were delivered. Avoid - not tasty springs rolls as expected - really bland. Never, have I ever said "well the rice was nice". The rice was the best part of this meal. The weird thing was also that we sat there having a great conversation, yet every table, each person was engrossed on their mobile devices - even couples, clearly on a date. Perhaps Instagram & Facebook are a well welcomed diversion from the food served. As a disclaimer, I am well versed with great Indonesian food - this just isn't it.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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FiyazIsmath
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Response from mummykitty | Reviewed this property |
yes its halal n super good. can accommodate 17 persons without reservation.
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Suhaimi S
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Response from daniellZ4614YD | Reviewed this property |
What? It’s not my restaurant and I claimed no such thing
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