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Borneo Bistro

160-162 Hylton Road, Sunderland SR4 7XU, England
+44 191 565 9505
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef rendang” (37 reviews)
“lemon chicken” (19 reviews)
“noodles” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Philippine, Fast food, Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Jamaican, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
160-162 Hylton Road, Sunderland SR4 7XU, England
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We went to this bistro few years ago just found it on trip advisor to write a review now. We loved the food especially the goat curry it was amazing. Haven't been able to find the same curry anywhere. I would definitely recommend this place...More

1  Thank Dharti P
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, really good price. Always get to take out and never been let down with food quality. Don't even care that they don't deliver, it's that good

1  Thank Kirsty P
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Came here for the second time. The food are served buffet style which reminds me of lunchtime 'Mixed rice' that are typically seen in most southeast asian city especially Malaysia and Singapore, where you will have a portion of rice or noodles with 1, 2...More

Thank zazayaman
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Been 5 years since I've been and nothing has changed food still great quality and reasonably priced too can't go wrong something from mild to spicy a deffinate place to go too worth going out your way

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Visited for the first time last week after hearing good reports we were not disappointed the owner served us and he was very helpful the portions were more than adequate and extremely flavoursome Highly recommended

Thank Candreg
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Best food in the area and plenty of it....Only drawback we couldn't get a seat as it's so popular....

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

You have to try the Beef Rendang. The taste, portion size, choice and value for money of the menu is unbeatable. I've been here many times and never been disappointed. Always busy which speaks realms! Staff are very polite and friendly

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food excellent service food is amazing loads of choice price is really good you can eat as much as you want on the buffet I found 1 plate was enough it is easy to find it on the main st passed the metro and...More

Thank Glenise W
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop by to grab some grub They have everything you could want at a very reasonable price Everything is very good quality cooked to perfection and the staff/managers there are so friendly and welcoming Will be back for my next hangover cure

Thank shession777
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

What more can i say than give borneo a 5 star rating food is 5*. Prices are fab for take outs or to eat in

Thank Jenna D
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Naz C
what's the prices for adults/kids? thank you
17 December 2016|
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Response from mel227059 | Reviewed this property |
I pay about £5 for a take out and food lovely
Michael D
It would be a complete waste of time to cater for the veggie market as the high majority who get in are meat eaters. Don't know why Kev would waste his time (and more than likely food) catering for a niche market. What he is doing is successful and it's working.
16 March 2015|
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Response from TheBizness | Reviewed this property |
I cannot believe this rating. I have been a Borneo fan for a very long time and there are no hygiene concerns whatsoever evident to me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160-162 Hylton Road, Sunderland SR4 7XU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 565 9505
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