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“Great place, great food.”
Review of Jambu Restaurant and Lounge - CLOSED

Jambu Restaurant and Lounge
Price range: USD 0 - USD 7
Cuisines: Bar
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: JAMBU is a unique boutique restaurant housed in a "Rajah Brooke" era bungalow (1930's)surrounded by lush green gardens, ambient lighting, water features and our own private car parking area.Our menu focuses on "Modern Borneo Cuisine" - the flavours of Sarawak with a European twist and feel. We also offer an enticing selection of Tapas - both Spanish and Local Borneo.
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We booked a table for 7 on 17 June for dinner. This was a great place with a laid back, rustic environment. When I booked the place, Chris the owner was so thoughtful and send an image of the table to me as I have never dined there before. On the evening itself, Chris and his staff was warm, friendly and attentive to our needs. Waiting time was longer than we expected, roughly 30-40mins. But that was compensated when the food arrived. We had fish and chips, lamb shank, salmon sizzling pot, beef lasagna, burger, caesar salad and pizza. Food was delicious. We had a great time dining here and we would love to come back for more. Thank you Chris for the great evening and for the tuak shots :)

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Thank floleang
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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Hi Florence,
Thank you so much for your review - it goes along way and we are so happy you had a great evening and dinner at Jambu.
Look forward to seeing you all again soon.
P.S - So sorry about the extra waiting time but we try to have all dishes going out at the same time - needs a litle bit extra time to prepare for European dishes.
Thanks so much once again for your review.



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Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

So glad we found this! Love this mix of authentic malaysian dishes, english and Mediterranean but all done really well. Lovely staff! Would def recommend!

Thank Amy O
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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

Thanks for your kind reveiw.

We have changed our menu slightly, adding some classic local dishes and more pizza options.
The "sweet and sour seabass" and the "chilli beef ribs" are now starting to become favourites.

Thanks again - much appreciated.

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

A great place for a dinner with very good chic ambience and music. The western food served here are well above average. Quality and freshness of the beef are definitely certain. A ideal place to dine and entertain friends with a very impressive interior decor. Prices on the food menu are within expectation and no hidden surprises.

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Thank CityFolks777
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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

We are trying hard to maintain our standards and ensuring that our quality is top notch. We personally go to pick up our meats (Tenderloin/Sirloin/Lamb/Chicken) and seafood (Salmon /Seabass/Prawn).
Our head chef runs daily to the market to source the fresh vegetables that we offer.
We are also trying to use as much of the local vegetables that are available to support the local farmers.
Thanks for your great review.

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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Good place to hang out with friends for dinner. Good music and ambience. The tapas were tasty but I wished they had more selections for vegetarians / vegans.

Thank Navina T
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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

Hi and thanks for your review.
We will certainly improve on the vegetarian options available and we can always take customers requests. Gluten free options are also available..
We are looking at adding menu options such as Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes, Vegan Chunky Chilli and Roasted Vegetable Warm Salad..... sounds good yeah....


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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Jambu mainly serves western food which is done very well. It has a lovely atmosphere, staff are extremely friendly and I return here very often with friends. The pool table is free to use and a great addition. Will be back very soon to visit!

Thank clare2901
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borneosarawak, Owner at Jambu Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2016

Thanks for your review - fab.
We are soon changing our menu and a more Asian inspired menu coming March time....
"Regulars specials" will be still available also....
Thanks once again for your review....

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