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Wagenstraat 71-73, 2512 AR, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 360 0997
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (7 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (15 reviews)
“kambing” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wagenstraat 71-73, 2512 AR, The Hague, The Netherlands
Neighbourhood: Zuidwal
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Attended for a meal with friends. We ordered the rijsttafel. Initially had a starter of spring rolls which were quite average. Next came a large tray with many different dishes on - food was not very warm. There was a large range of meat dishes...More

Thank Jemimax123
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Istana is a family style Indonesian place in Chinatown. I have to admit that I found the food ok whilst not being blown away. I found that it was also a little overpriced compared to other places. The Satay was really good and the service...More

Thank BoBoder
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Restaurant Istana, in the center of Chinatown, has been one of the established restaurants if it comes to 'real' Indonesian food. The interior take pains to present an impression of an Indonesian warung, it is decorated with murals of landscapes and other utensils. The menu...More

Thank buaya40
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The litmus-test for Indonesian food is to try their sateh kambing, the daging rendang and the lodeh. Won't keep you in suspense: Istana passed all of them. Great food, friendly attentive waiters and a very nice setting, out there in Den Haags Chinatown.

Thank PVR2
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Went several times with family and friends. Food is excellent, real Indonesian and Service with a smile! Real value for money!

Thank Rob v
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Ate here with work colleagues on a business . The food was nice, the atmosphere was genial, service was fast and polite and it was conveniently located for my hotel but just enough off the main areas to mean it was reasonably priced.

Thank Marcus R
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Recently visited this Indonesian restaurant with some work colleagues. We will visit again. We have found many restaurants in The Hague overpriced and far too slow. This restaurant was neither of those things snd it deserves it's good ratings. We were initially concerned by the...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

On our last visit to Holland decided we wanted to have Indonesian food. We read reviews and opted for this one as it is right in the centre of town. Food was very good. We chose the meat rijstafel and the menu was in English...More

Thank Sigipooh
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing! eventhough the people who works in here not indonesian but they really can make it taste so indonesia. Love it so muchh! 😍😍

Thank dedek_mhd
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This was excellent value and very tasty. We had the fruit salad as a side dish which went well with some of the sweeter and spicier dishes. Next time we'll try the rijstaffel.

Thank hove123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wagenstraat 71-73, 2512 AR, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  The Hague>  > Zuidwal
  • Neighbourhood: Zuidwal
  • Phone Number: +31 70 360 0997
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