Post Tagged with: "INDONESIAN"


Let’s be clear. Indosari will never make it onto anyone’s ;mustdo’ list of culinary experiences. The diner, situated close to a train station and an adult store, has a humble fit-out. The thing Indosari does have going for it is generous meals done cheaply. There’s no menu (price depends upon the number of selections made) [...]


Traditional Indonesian fare can be enjoyed at this discreet eating place off Clarendon Street – don’t be surprised to find it full of Indonesians quietly enjoying good food that clearly tastes like home. Deep-fried, marinated chicken is a house speciality and Indonesian favourite; the menu includes various versions including one with delicious balado red chilli [...]

Bandung Rasa | Mascot

An excellent place to start or to renew a love affair with Indonesian food, Bandung Rasa is a smart and tidy restaurant hidden away on busy Botany Road. With cuisine based on the West Javan specialties of Bandung, this family-run and friendly place punches way above its weight. The regional delights include nasi timbel with [...]

Betawi | Maroubra

If you’re looking for an inexpensive, authentic Indonesian meal and don’t mind opening your own bottle of wine, Betawi’s your kind of place. From the outside you’d be forgiven for mistaking this no-frills restaurant for a doctor’s waiting room – the sparse tables, spotless walls and TV hanging in the corner don’t exactly scream ‘Eat [...]


Not enough Australians are familiar with Indonesian cuisine, which is a shame – because it rocks. While it’s not unlike Thai, Indonesian has less heat and more sweetness. Predominant flavours include peanut, coconut, tamarind, sambal and kecap manis and spices like mace, clove, nutmeg and cinnamon are common. At 1945 – located in two charming [...]