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Malaysian, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 9 September 2019

People here dont care at all about their clients and service, waiters throw menu to the table, no hello, no smile nothing. They behave as you owe them something, 50%of food from menu is not available-no fish, no banana, no ice cream.. we asked for...coconut knife to cut the coconut and they said 5 myr...come on dont be so greedy... my last time thereMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We had our sea view room just next to the restaurant ..the food was so good n reasonable prices...our snorkeling captain n the assistant was so freindly..so as the owner of the resort..got a motocycle rented for great deal..overall we had a superb holiday..tq recommeded...place ...pantai juara we sure will come back...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 8 August 2018

During our stay in Tioman (Juara beach), we went there for meals everyday. Food is good, reasonable price, good location and friendly staffs. We love breakfast there (Scrambled eggs on toast) its yummy!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 2 April 2018

When here for lunch. We walked around 20 mins from our accommodation and found this restaurant. Interior looks nice and chill. Nice view by the Jetty. But to me the food is below par for the price. We ordered chicken tomyam and butter squid. Both...tasted differently that it should especially the tomyam, its tasted nothing like tomyam tho. Perhaps, their fried rice or fried noodles is better i think.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Eat here twice and was not disappointed, the menu range and the staff are excellent. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Nice staff and good food! The view is fantastic and it's easy to get there. I can recommend it to eat there!

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Juara is probably (one of) the calmest beach in Tioman, where you get the proper paradise Island feeling. If you want to get this feeling while keeping control over your wallet, Santai Bistro resort is the place to be. The room is spacious but basic,...with a curtain through which you can see, a bathroom that is the shower and becomes wet when you take one, and thin walls. However, at Tiomanx more than anywhere else, you just have to limit your time inside the room to sleeping and showering only. The bistro at the hotel serves good food, provides beautiful snorkling trips, rents out scooters, and all this with a smile. They will pick you up and drop you of at the ferry for free, and you can ask for transport to Tekek for whichever other reason, thought that will cost you 50 ringit. (So take enough cash to avoid a costly trip to the only ATM on the island). Last but not least, Santai bistro resort is beautifully located on the beachside. We definitely enjoyed our stay here.More

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Santai Bistro is probably the best place for dinner in Juara, as there are not many other choices. It is located overlooking the beach, in the middle section of Juara bay. The menu consists of local and western food. The taste of the food was...OK, but not spectacular. The price was a bit more than the other warungs in Juara. Service was OK. The food arrived quite quickly considering there were a lot of customers.More

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Tioman island for New Year 2016 and stayed in this place for 5 nights. The grouper suite sea view was beautiful but so much mosquito.The place quite quiet. The restaurant was ok nothing special. Actually, it was not a good idea to go to...this island on December as weather was so bad and everything was closed. No any activities allowed, snorkelling, boat trip....as it was Moonsoon season. Overall the trip was nice.More

Date of visit: December 2016
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The hotel drops you back to the ferry station but does not pick you up. You have to figure that out yourself. Even if you have booked in advance. The food was decent. Lots of Cat's in the restaurant kept bothering us. Laid back place...and the staff are also laid back. Accomodating staff. They dont accept debit or credit cards. Guess the system does not work cause the Internet sucks. The location is far from all the snorkeling or diving locations. So your cost to rent a boat goes higher. Was a great trip, all in all was a good experience.More

Date of visit: July 2016
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27 August 2017|
Response from ALR0609 | Reviewed this property |
Santai Bistro is a restaurant. But I do believe they might have some rooms as well. Santai Bistro is located in Kampung Juara, which is on the east coast of tioman island. There are 2 options of getting there: 1. Get off... More
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4