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Bale Raos

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Jl. Magangan Kulon no. 1, Kraton | Near Tamansari, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
+62 274 415550
10:00 - 21:30
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant offers menu of sultanate's dietary. Such an experience that we can enjoy the food that only served for the king of Jogjakarta sultanate. Dont worry about the price, it would be affordable and reasonable for us.

Thank prasetioistiadi
Bandung, Indonesia
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bale Raos restaurant is located in the Yogyakarta palace area. It is under the management of Jogja's palace (Keraton Yogyakarta) so it's no surprise that you will find some of the menus are created by the old Sultans. The dishes served in here are mostly the favourite dishes of the Kings of Yogyakarta. Either they created it, or it was... More 

Thank Ratri A
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After some wandering around the Kraton to fin the place, we were positively surprised by the spacious and friendly place. Food is excellent, most dished favorites of the sultans family. Try the signature "Beer".

Thank Per L
Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant located inside the royal keraton palace. All food serves are personal favourite of all Jogja's King. Wonderful experience to see all the royal family history. Bit more pricey than other restaurants in Jogja, though.

Thank Hanna U
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79 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

we had recommendation to go to this place as one of the Yogyakarta best restaurants. if was opposite. its totaly unclean, service is so and so and food is far from excellent! even not on very good level. just normal and boring.. i would not go ever again..

Thank MarkKenty
Bogor, Indonesia
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88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The place is really beautiful, it was made like a tradition Javanese house. The food they serve is a Traditional Javanese dish that the King used to eat. The plating was also beautiful. The service was excellent! Would love to come back here again.

Thank monjunee
Bekasi, Indonesia
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68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Went here base on recommendation from my Boss, to feel the royal cuisine of Javanese kingdom. So we reserved (not sure if we can directly come there without reservation first). The restaurant is inside keraton area with a vintage atmosphere at the main entrance which surrounded with a little garden. The restaurant devided into 2 building with classic Javanese style... More 

Thank PritaZ
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome wide variety of local cuisine... have a chance to enjoy what's the Sultans loved to eat. We tried Nasi Traditional set which was awesome. Duck in mushroom paste was a bit of a disappointment. Very salty to our taste and subdued the flavour of the dish. But overall a good experience .

Thank 442anilg
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It was very unique experience because we were welcomed with very warm smile and royal way. There are mainly three areas you can choose to enjoy the night (and the menus), I personally suggest the central area. It is said that the menus are used to served Sultan (King of Yogyakarta). The price is not too expensive, worth to spent... More 

Thank Gulam H
Sydney, Australia
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178 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you want to taste what the royal families eat, do come here. However after trying many recommended dishes, we left with weird pallettes as many dishes do have weird taste combination. As a one-off experience, worthwhile but we won't be back again.

Thank Lawrence C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10
Asian, Indonesian, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Magangan Kulon no. 1, Kraton | Near Tamansari, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Yogyakarta
  • Phone Number: +62 274 415550

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