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Tjantek Cafe and Art Bistro

46, Jalan Besar, Kuantan, Malaysia
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  • Very good60%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“arts” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Malaysian
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46, Jalan Besar, Kuantan, Malaysia
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Very unique place with many curiosities on display from numerous CocaCola bottles to Art books. Very nice and welcoming staff. Noteworthy was the mood lighting, some of which were morphing colours, and the comfortable tables​ and chairs. The menu has a few nice mains, but...More

Thank waltervp
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing dinner at Tjantek Bistro: very tasty food, great calamansi drinks and super friendly service. But best of all was the atmosphere: quirky deco, full of arts and antics, and great music. The best spot in Kuantan!

Thank Olivier P
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my family enjoyed a relaxing food with quality food and artistic place. It is really a discovery. Don't forget to try the Calamansi Juice with Honey :)

3  Thank Hanyscout
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A place to have a relaxing simple pasta/western dinner with friends or family amidst a beautiful setting of rustic antiques, paintings, sculptors with a blend on soft music in the background while you have your dinner. Engage with the owners Hatta & Ijan, for a...More

2  Thank SallahudinRahman
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Great place, staff is humble. price slightly high but we dont regret it! we will come back in the future.

2  Thank ZackOxlee
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Its one of these Kuantan Gems, rustic little cafe that service some local cuisine too.... The decor is mesmorizing as its a large collection of stuff, gatheed by the artsy owner

2  Thank Dutchwriter
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Very nice place, food was good, not much in menu though, very beautiful setting, classic and a lot of chit chat items... Nice place to hang out, dim lighting, must go place if in Kuantan, very good service

2  Thank Tazen_Tz
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Peaceful ambience. Perfect place for romantic dining and hang out.good food( steak) feels like served from kitchen at our home

2  Thank juli_zakaria
Reviewed 7 January 2015

have a cup of tea with your love one, the cafe is full of art and selling some painting feel the art of the cafe.

2  Thank Sean C
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

I first moved to kuantan 11 years ago. At that time, Tjantek cafe was about the only 'upmarket' cafe in kuantan. There was no Starbucks, Oldtown kopitiam, Papparich, Secret recipe etc. At that time, Tjantek was considered expensive, and we reserved going there for friends...More

3  Thank ALR0609
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Questions & Answers
6 June 2016|
Response from SallahudinRahman |
7 January 2016|
Response from Jeremy W |
The prices are on the high side. Pasta is RM20 is RM20 and above. Soup is RM13 and above. Steak is above RM50. The taste does not match the price.
18 October 2015|
Response from juli_zakaria | Reviewed this property |
I cant remembrr whether or not they hv it. U can always visit their fb . Contact number is there to ask further
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46, Jalan Besar, Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Kuantan District  >  Kuantan
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