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Indonesian Restaurant Poentjak

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Kneuterdijk 16, 2514 EN, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 360 0522
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The waiter was rude! Towards the end of our meal, my friend and I saw a few rats crawling out from the back of the wall. More came and roamed around. We tried to get the waiter's attention! Unsurprisingly due to the bad service, it took him ages to walk over our table. When we told him there were rats... More 

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Thank lexie551
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Business trip with colleagues busy restaurant. Ordered quickly but food was very slow to arrive. Plenty of food but flavours were poor. Took an age for waiter to come back to get more drinks. Disappointed overall.

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Thank John V
Ibiza
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Here is an authentic Indonesian restaurant specializing in a grat variety of Rijstafel presentations. The food is great, plentiful and reasonably priced. Have some local draft beer which pairs really well with the various rijstafel choices. Nestled in the old town of The Hague this reastaurant is a must visit in the capital. You will leave satisfied!

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Prevessin, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were a group of friends looking for indonesian food while we were in the hague. we were recommended by a friend to go to this place. we ordered a set menu with different dishes from egg tofu, chicken and lamb satay, spicy shrimps, vegetables etc.The taste was just average - indonesian food. a bit sweet. Lamb satay was ok,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Those responsible for this restaurant should be 'malu', which means ashamed in the Indonesian language. I know my Indonesian food very very well, having lived in the country. This was the worst Indonesian meal that I have ever had. The deco is dark and gloomy Dutch colonial. Booked a table, it was not ready when we arrived. We were treated... More 

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Miri, Malaysia
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Authentic indonesian restaurant. Centrally located. The restaurant itself is decorated nicely. Wide selection of foods, and the portions are quite big.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely little place with a great atmosphere. We arrived at 7.30 and we're lucky enough to get the last table. We ordered the huge selection of food to share and enjoyed it thoroughly. I haven't eaten Indonesian before so cannot compare it to anywhere else but I enjoyed the taste, especially the heat from some of the dishes. I loved... More 

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brighton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a good atmosphere. It is cosy. There are little hints at history (some of the old signs 'ring for service' are still there, but in English, so I wonder if they have been bought elsewhere). But it is certainly pleasant. Service was good. I have food allergies and I was offered the option of having any pork... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

we came at lunch with no reservation. the service was provided by a woman from Bali, pleasant and knowledgeable.the food was generally good, tasty, smallish portions but ample enough. the chicken and the beef was flavorful andthe vegetable dishes each had their individual flavors, correctly spiced etc. Thebill was a little elevated in that three glasses of no name water... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This restaurant has very good authentic Indonesian food with pleasant and friendly service. The rijsttafel was as good as it gets with each dish well-executed and differentiated. It's a cosy and homey atmosphere and all in all was very satisfying.

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Thank Peter R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kneuterdijk 16, 2514 EN, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  The Hague
  • Phone Number: +31 70 360 0522

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?