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Indonesia Restaurant

409 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 8303
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rijsttafel” (367 reviews)
“ristaffel” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
409 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful experience. Just the way we thought about the experience, it was more than expected. Nice platters . Very friendly couple and polite. A must visit for all.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Adnan H
RizaAmbadar, Owner at Indonesia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Adnan, it was a pleasure serving you and your lovely family. Hope we will get the same pleasure again in the near future. Have a great week and take care.

Reviewed 4 days ago

great location. get a window seat. if no seat, book one, and come back again later. maybe go have a walk on beach first.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank MaxNeumegen
RizaAmbadar, Owner at Indonesia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Selamat siang Max, Thank you for visiting us, it was a pleasure serving you. Hope we get to see you again soon. Have an awesome week and take care.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed dining at Restaurant Indonesia. The owners took over this restaurant a few months ago, and they are doing a wonderful job with it. We decided to try the Rijsttafel which gave us a chance to sample many wonderful tastes. Although you have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jelyapt
RizaAmbadar, Owner at Indonesia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there lovely couple. Thank you for choosing Restaurant Indonesia to celebrate your 50th anniversary, such an inspiration to me and my wife. It was a pleasure serving you both and hope to see you again sometimes in the near future. Save travel back to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an absolutely delicious dinner at Restaurant Indonesia last month (and a note to TripAdvisor, the restaurant is "Restaurant Indonesia," and not "Indonesia Restaurant." :-)) My dinner was a delicious feast, and my dessert was an exquisite sweet delight. :-) What stands out for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ED44SF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited a while for water and menus. Having placed our order, we had been seated 50 minutes before anyone approached us again to apologise for the delay. Well over an hour before we were served our rijstaffel. The food was pleasant enough, but not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank fufan
LightPacker444149, Owner at Indonesia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, I am so sorry you had to wait so long, it must have been an unpleasant experience, no excuse from us, just a sincere apology. Please come back and let us serve you again. This time free of charge of course, to make...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fifi and her staff were most welcoming, efficient and provided good service.The large Rijstaffel for 2 was well presented, tasted good and was plenty. We visited on a Saturday, best to book in advance.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SpikeB_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called in on spec as we were staying nearby for a few days. We had the fish themed banquet dish for three. Very enjoyable and totally delicious in every way. Some of the best restaurant food I’ve had in a long time and according...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank T1278HTnickp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always a concern when an old favourite changes hands. However, my first visit to Restaurant Indonesia in around 4 years last weekend allayed those fears. This is still one of the best! I have eaten here five or six times now, and never...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AlecW326
RizaAmbadar, Owner at Indonesia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Selamat Malam Alec, Thank you for your visit and kind words, it has been our commitment to maintain and continue improving our food and services to our dearest customers. Looking forward to your next visit, and when you do, please ask to meet with me,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the $36 special Rijsttafel - a feast of varied and delicately spiced dishes ranging through fish, meat and vegetables. We were full but not over full - just the right amount. The wine was very reasonably priced. Service was good too. All in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nicola B
RizaAmbadar, Owner at Indonesia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Selamat malam Nicola, Thank you for your review and visit to our little restaurant, much obliged. Looking forward to serving you again in the near future. Have a great week and take care.

Reviewed 24 October 2018

Worth the 5.5 hour drive just for the food! The ristaffel is a must-try (there is a meat, seafood or mixed variety) and so is the spekkoek cake

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KarenT4403
LightPacker444149, Owner at Indonesia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you Karen, glad to know you have made home safely. Looking forward to serving you again. Have many great days ahead and take care.

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Nur L
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Thank you for your inquiry. Only our chicken is Halal and sometimes our Lamb and Beef is but I can not guarantee this as we get this from various suppliers. We do have a wide range of Vegetarian and Seafood dishes on our... More
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2 January 2017|
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Thank's for your concern. It's not illegal but not the most hygienic, I agree. We do change the towel every day and have tried a paper towel dispenser. This unfortunately has blocked out ladies toilet twice within a year... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 8303
  • E-mail
Description
Dear customers, we are very excited to inform you that as the new owner of Restaurant Indonesia, we will bring more authentic flavour and choices for your dining experience and you can also appreciate the true Indonesian hospitality. Looking forward to welcoming you to our Indonesian home. Kind regards, salam hangat. Riza& Vivi, Chandra&Susan
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