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Istana Bambu

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Lot 841-842 Jalan Hulu Kelang Ampang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
12:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ambience and it is next to the Garage. The place has a rustic feel as you have padi fields in there. Food is alright and reasonably priced.

Thank Grace G
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

A place to chill out with family and friends as they have quite a rustic ambience but not more than that. The service was slow, the food was average but expensive.

Thank Basir R
kuala lumpur
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108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

went there for a dinner (breaking fast), was enticed since istana bambu restaurant purportedly hailed by few local visitors n bloggers as amongst the best best restaurant in town. it was a total shock: a. Parking 1. poor parking space arrangement. no system at all,can park anywhere.no parking attendance to direct motorist. 2. not enough parking cant cope with many... More 

1 Thank castiel21
Shah Alam, Malaysia
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214 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Pro's : Food was Excellent Con's : If you come earlier than opening time no one will entertain you I love this place. Very nice environment & ambient. Ideal place to bring guests especially from outside Malaysia. The was marvelous & as always up to the standard. Not so hard to find using WAZE & its just 15-20minutes from KLCC.... More 

Thank Timbermad
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

The place is cosy , nice landscape kampung like environment , food is good & served within the expected time. However , the waiter/waitresses need to be more attentive & alert, the TV screen seems to be source of distraction.

1 Thank Ridzwan H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Great location. Good and tasty food. Service is good. Parking is easy. Restaurant setting is of typical kampung environment.

Thank Darhicr
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

The restaurant is situated near the Taman Hillview (besides MRR2) in a very calm and quite place. The decoration with the bamboo is just artistic and elegant. To spend time with beloved one, it is highly recommended. Awesome food specially the steaks and Nasi Biryani Lamb.

Thank Dhananjoy K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Need to improve the service quality as well as the food quality. The waitresses need to have more knowledge on the food in their own menu. I was extremely disappointed with what the chef served us: overcooked lemon chicken (some were burnt), tasteless butter prawns n sizzling beancurd. The drinks (fruity drinks) were tasteless too. Yes, the environment was nice... More 

2 Thank aieza1002
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015

I was taken aback with the view when I stepped into the restaurant. The path to the main dining area is soooooooooo beautiful. I wish I had a partner or at least a friend to go there with. The setting is simple and calm. Food was exciting. Being alone, I ordered a small portion of the butter prawn and seaweed... More 

1 Thank grace l
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Just got back from an organised night bus tour in which a meal was arranged to be eaten here mid tour. When we arrived it was very busy not a problem as thought must be popular with the local people. We were seated and found our food already sat on the table waiting for us dont know how long it... More 

Thank baz2000

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Restaurant Details

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Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 841-842 Jalan Hulu Kelang Ampang, Ampang 68000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Selangor  >  Ampang

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?