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Pondok Buyung

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124 Anzac Pde, Kensington, Randwick, New South Wales 2033, Australia
+61 2 9663 2296
11:00 - 20:30
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Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri - Wed 11:00 - 20:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Not the cleanest restaurant, but their food is certainly very nice! Not suitable for kids... If you like hot Asian food, then this is place to visit!

Thank Jessica G
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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213 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a no-frills-and-fancies restaurant that serves a wide variety of simple, tasty home-style Indonesian food. Prices are reasonable and you pay according to what you add to your plate of rice.

Thank Joan0452013
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I live a block from this restaurant. The food is affordable and so yummy. I especially love the tempeh and there daily veg selections and I am no vegetarian. There is a good selection from the everyday to a bit more adventurous. The staff are very nice. I do wish they were open just a little later so I could... More 

Thank Kathleen M
Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

My review will be short and simple as what this restaurant was. Do not expect an attractive decor, customer service of a high end restaurant, what you'll get is a no frill place with authentic Indonesian dishes that you'll find yourself in the country. Do not be put off, just give it a try,

Thank girlstuckinsydney
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Went to this place twice for the fish with red chili sauce (ikan balado). The place was okay, it was typical Indonesian Padangnese resto, but apparently the owner isn't Padangnese but Riaunese, but the food is still amazing. They gave free water but they sell other drinks. The cost is $10.50 for 3 dish type with rice. They also sell... More 

Thank tukangbaso
Bangalow, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Love the food.The rendang is most delicious as are the many vegetarian options.The potions huge.Fresh,delicious Indonesian food.

Thank annettewk59
North Sydney, Australia
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116 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is another simple, humble Indonesian Food eatery, with lots of customers, quite similar to Ayam 99. On some days, we saw long queue. Went here for late lunch 2 weeks ago. Customers flew constantly. Food was just yummy (for those who like curry). Nothing to say about ambience or service. They are very basic. Come here for Padang Food.... More 

Thank wisepine
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

When I went last night it tasted like the food you can find in the warungs when you go on holiday in Indonesia. I did appreciate especially the rendang beef which was very delicious and tasty

Thank Legourmetdu75
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly place. Choose three choices of traditional Indonesian food served with rice $10.50. Free tea and table water help yourself. Fast service. Tasty food generously sized.

Thank Rebecca S
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We usually visit this restaurant when we go to Sydney to satisfy our Indonesian foods longing. They have a lot of delicacies such as rendang, cow brain, tripe, deep fried cow lung,etc which we couldn't find in Canberra. The portion is big, love to come here ! It's a nice Indonesian food in Australia 👍🏼

Thank Karen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Indonesian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Anzac Pde, Kensington, Randwick, New South Wales 2033, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick  >  Kensington
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9663 2296

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?