Bintang serves a fusion of food from Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan and the Phillipines. The restaurant serves halal food and has a BYOB policy.
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Venue Details & Map
93 Kentish Town Road
Primrose HillLondonNW1 8NY
- 0207 267 2197
I'd heard good things and the reviews aren't bad which I think made my disappointment with Bintang greater.
The venue is quite funky and it there was a constant flow of people which I guess means people like this place but I just wasn't impressed. We started with the Gao bao that seemed to get quite a lot of love in other reviews, the bun was chewy as was the duck...overall not great. Moving...more
I thought I was lost trying to get this place, but just when I thought to check the map on my phone, there it was! It seemed to be small, with just one host/waiter working on the Sunday night, but it has a lower floor that wasn't open. It made for a nice atmosphere having just a small area available. It was quite cozy. The food was tasty, but RICH. I guess the main problem was that it was so...more
Bintang has still got it!
A year later I've returned on several occasions. The service was friendly and quick.
Dishes worth mentioning----
Wasabi Prawn Tempura is still excellent. A must have on the table.
Bintang Curry-- This is really an amazing coconut based curry. I ordered it several times and wasn't let down. Lots of yummy veggies in the dish.
Gua Bao--I had the tofu one and thought...more
Fantastic, fantastic, fantastic! Best Korean I've ever had, and amazing value for money. Beautiful garden in the back, and friendly service to boot. Easily the most bang for the buck in Kentish Town. You should eat here, tonight, but please leave some bulgogi for me!
Update: I've had to dock Bintang a star due to their rather excessive new corking fees- £3 for a bottle of wine and £1 per...more
I live not far away from bintang. For 2 years, I walk by this place at least few times a week and never went in. Gotta admit this place looks a bit shady from the outside. Out of curiosity however, my bf and I went in for dinner one day. Bam! It immediately became one of our most favorite neighborhood places.
Great dishes include:
1. Shrimp tempura - interesting mix of mango salsa, fish roe...more