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Rumah Tinggi Tavern And Restaurant

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Australian, Pub
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34 Coconut Grove, Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island 6798, Australia
+61 8 9164 7667
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Perth, Australia
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the location is fantastic and great views over the ocean the food I had was just OK. The services was pleasant anbd friendly staff. I had the pasta which was loads of garlic. Maybe something else on the menu was better, Still worth a try to go especially for views.

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Thank Steve G
Brisbane, Australia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive food. But everywhere is in Christmas Island due to everything being imported. Nice enough- but not a knock out. If you're visiting for a week or so, you would gradually work you way through all the eateries and this one is average in the pack. Watch the sun depending on what time you attend.

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Thank Glen-Hannan
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate at Rumah Tinggi quite a bit, and it was very hit & miss. Lovely location and good service. They do a good steak, the scallop entree with salsa was great, and the seafood linguine was quite good. However one night I ordered the spaghetti marinara and it was truly awful. I swear it was a can of tinned... More 

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Thank Margot J
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

went for dinner and drinks with friends, great experience, very relaxed atmosphere and the view watching the sun set was awesome

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Thank Peter A
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Very good food, great menu and a fantastic location. A big choice, lots of variety, and best of all...good food. Everything you ask they will make for you, and fresh. We ate their during 7 day's 3 times!!!

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Thank Roja P
Christmas Island, Australia
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Perfect setting over looking the Indian Ocean ..On Christmas Island..Staff very attentive ..good variety of food considering your on Christmas Island ..Food supplies can be tricky depending on weather .Food was delicious atmosphere beautiful ,staff wonderful

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Thank Sundae6967
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

When we arrived we were warmly greeted by the cheerful staff at Rumah Tinggi. We were seated against the backdrop of the Indian Ocean, palm trees and the glow of the sunset. It was nothing short of spectacular. We started off the night with the salt and pepper squid. It was a perfect union of tender squid with light and... More 

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Thank megayanz
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119 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Rumah Tinggi Tavern and Restaurant is a lovely place to have a meal, the setting is wonderful with unobstructed views over the Indian Ocean. Just lovely. The menu is concise and as always on Christmas Island I was disappointed with the lack of good fish options. However having said that I had a good meal and enjoyed my evening.

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Thank Vic H
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

save the best till last and go to Rumah Tinggi any night and enjoy real friendly service, great food and wine made our evening very enjoyable. Add a great location and ambiance and this location makes this a special event restaurant & a must go to.

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1 Thank Terry E
Perth, Australia
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102 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant could easily give many Perth restaurants a run for their money. Besides the magnificent setting- pristine manicured lawns fringed with palm trees, facing the setting sun over the ocean, the food was fabulous. We had two pasta dishes which were full of delicious seafood, the Angus steak was tender and cooked perfectly and the salads where fresh and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Australian, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Coconut Grove, Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island 6798, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Christmas Island  >  Flying Fish Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9164 7667

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?