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Garuda Indonesian Restaurant

18 St. Helens Road, Swansea SA1 4AP, Wales
+44 1792 653388
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef rendang” (14 reviews)
“gado gado” (12 reviews)
“noodles” (20 reviews)
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Indonesian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18 St. Helens Road, Swansea SA1 4AP, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit this place a couple of times a year. The food is absolutely delectable! It’s absolutley packed with flavour and the meat is cooked to perfection! It’s a cosy and friendly little place to eat. The staff are incredibly friendly! I do advise booking...More

Thank Yasmin S
Reviewed March 18, 2018

I have been here twice recently and each time, I've loved it. The service is friendly and you can take your own wine, which is always a bonus. The chicken rendang is to die for, as are the noodles! You may need to book as...More

Thank Jane0906
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Had a wonderfully tasty 3course meal in a relaxed atomosphere. Cooking is authentic. Not a large menu but everything is done well. It is quite a small premises so booking is advisable especially as the restaurant is not open every day. The prices are reasonable...More

Thank cymro2015
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Once again the food was amazing , friendly service with right amount of attention ... loved it will be back soon !

Thank Fran G
Reviewed June 29, 2017

My wife and the chef, Ani, are from the city in Indonesia, Medan in North Sumatra. She raved about how authentic the food was. I found it really delicious as well. It was expertly cooked and seasoned. We had passed by the restaurant after having...More

2  Thank frederickschneid2017
PeterWJ, Front of house at Garuda Indonesian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

Thank you both for giving us such a good review. Ani was really thrilled to meet someone from her own city - Medan - in Sumatra. We hope you enjoyed Swansea and if we're ever in New York we will definitely look you up and...More

Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for years and every time I do, I always say we should come more often. The place has a nice relaxed atmosphere and the service is always friendly and suitably attentive. The food is super fresh with amazing flavours and...More

1  Thank mattijones
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Really best of the best. Fantastic again !after all those years still amazing authentic food which one could only expect to experience when traveling abroad. Thank you very much for this very special place .

1  Thank Kamila W
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Evening meal on a business trip with a colleague. Really good food, good service. Friendly, family run place, enjoyed talking to the lady who does the cooking at the end of the meal. Had a starter and a main course, both good, too full for...More

Thank Purton_Stoke_Travel
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful night at Garuda's. The food was out of this world! Quality ingredients and tasted very fresh. The service was outstanding too! Very friendly and comfortable. Can't wait to visit again! Thanks for a wonderful evening! Xxx

1  Thank tefolome
Reviewed March 20, 2017

This was my first experience of Indonesian cooking and hopefully won't be my last. I had a prawn and yellow bean main course which was spicy and tangy, with the perfectly cooked juicy prawns a wonderful contrast. My mouth is watering now, thinking about it....More

2  Thank Big_Bird_Dubai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 St. Helens Road, Swansea SA1 4AP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Swansea County  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: +44 1792 653388
The only Indonesian restaurant in Wales which has been open since 2000. The chef, ani, is originally from Medan in Sumatra.
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