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Papa Besar Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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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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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this restaurant! The owner, Linda, is so wonderful. My friend and I found her after taking her cooking class at her homestay, Anggrek Putih. After taking her cooking class and tasting her recipes, we knew we had to visit her restaurant also! We had the onion rings and vegetable fritters to start. These vegetable fritters are amazing, as... More 

Thank natasha b
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were drenched from the rain and needed a place to have a meal before heading off to the airport. they helped us with our bags, turned the aircond down so we dont catch a cold. The food was decent not bad and not great either. They even borrowed my girlfriend an umbrella to use to walk down to the... More 

Thank nicholaspoovan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was raining cats and dogs when we came across this place. We just needed a place to wait till it was time to catch our bus. But the owner was nice enough to welcome us and even offered me an umbrella when I needed to walk over to the post office. We informed him that we're on a tight... More 

1 Thank JasminePV
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great AC and lime squash to quench the thirst on a sunny afternoon. The chicken grilled was just normal in taste and the chicken's portion was just a little too small.

Thank Jin30
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

i ordered calamari and spicy prawn ala papa besar and was cooked by little mama. owner herself came to greet me..and my friends ordered gado gade and satay. all of us was happy with the food. homecook for us is always the best. and good thing papa besar has some vegetarian menu so theycan accomodate different needs.

1 Thank Michael R
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We ate at this restaurant a couple of times and our teenage boys loved it. One son has a nut allergy but this was never a problem. The owner speaks great English and is very happy to accommodate and cooks all the food herself. Very cheap for both food and drinks. It is tucked away among a few shops on... More 

Thank _harleyprint
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Family if 4 sat upstairs on the balcony as there were a few tables busy downstairs. Greeted by a friendly wait person. Ordered drinks and a meal and it took way to long to get our meal, wasn't over impressed with the wait. Meal was ok but to be honest we had eaten better elswhere. The fried calamari was the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place to relax, have some food and watch the world go by. Food is not too bad and the staff is friendly.

Thank Daddadc D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

3 days in a row we had our dinner here. overall, the food and the services provided is good, but it's a little pricey for me.

2 Thank Kam Hoon C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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