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Papa Besar Cafe

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Jl. Raya Senggigi, Intan Laguna Galleria Shop no. 8 | Lombok, Senggigi, Lombok 83122, Indonesia
+62 370 692070
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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242 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went as the lady in charge, Linda, ran the Cookery school we attended and it was a great experience. Ordered calamari which hubby declared as best he has ever had - crispy and tender - what more can you ask! We then shared nutty chicken - yes it was sweet but it states honey on the menu so what... More 

Thank Dnaray
Sydney, Australia
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117 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this unassuming looking western style cafe for dinner. The waiter accommodated my request to sit upstairs on the balcony which had a lovely breeze. We had one of the best sate chicken we have ever eaten - and chicken special #2 was also very good. The single staff member was exceptional. Drinks were good too. Will go... More 

Thank Karen H
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this while walking along Main Street looking for something quick and easy. Had the sate and the spicy chicken no 2. Really nice, quick, friendly staff-all the stuff you want. Kids would love it.

Thank jehokaz
Swindon, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quick walk past this place and we grabbed a table on the walkway. Two beef burgers at 40k each and two juices but the spot for us. Had better with regard to the food but my search for.a great burger continues in the Senggigi area. Friendly staff...and nice they werent overbearing with the usual tourist chat...

Thank donnie1965
melbourne australia
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was looking forward to a top notch dinner, the reviews are good, the menu, nice and varied. staff lovely, the calamari starters were great. The gado gado was possibly the most inedible thing ive ever been presented, and ive had a few over the years. vegetables so overcooked they had shrunk the other dish, "nutty chicken " suffered much the... More 

Thank procol
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We ate typical Indonesian food here and it was well prepared. Also we didn't have to wait long. Kept the kids happy as well

Thank Khoover88
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Just called for a drink here and was only $3 a large bintang as was happy hour. Awsome service too. Didn't try anything else but can couch for the cold cheap beer!

Thank Greg O
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110 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We went twice to Papa Besar. The staff are super friendly. The food is very good, however, you will not find Calamari that is any better anywhere in Indonesia! It is perfect. We tried many different kinds of food, and they were all great. I really recommend this as a great place for lunch or dinner. We did not try... More 

Thank mikeinsingapore
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I did love this place... the staff were super friendly and accommodating. I WANT to give 5/5 but the menu was quite limited and the food was just good. It wasn't amazing. If you are looking for something specific just make sure you check the menu before sitting down. I had chicken cashew, the chicken was a little dry but... More 

Thank Naomi G
Bury, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Three of us ate here and we all had a great meal. Try the starters and soups. Service very good. We went upstairs on the balcony which was good

Thank X3Ged

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Asian, Indonesian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Raya Senggigi, Intan Laguna Galleria Shop no. 8 | Lombok, Senggigi, Lombok 83122, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  West Nusa Tenggara  >  Lombok  >  Senggigi
  • Phone Number: +62 370 692070
Comfortable air conditioned dining inside or outside under a flowered Trellis or umbrella table. Second floor balcony is available for smoking. Catering and meeting/conference services are available. Wi-Fi internet service and cable television are available for customers. Entrance to the building is handicapped accessible.

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