Bintang serves a fusion of food from Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan and the Phillipines. The restaurant serves halal food and has a BYOB policy.
Venue Details & Map
93 Kentish Town Road
Primrose HillLondonNW1 8NY
- 0207 267 2197
Bintang in Kentish Town is the little spot with a big voice. Further up from the tourist mecca and party paradise that is Camden, is this star. Yes, in Indonesia Bintang means star, so star by name, star by nature.
What first strikes you is just how down to earth the place is. It is certainly not about being the great pretender here. Out goes the fancy schmancy decor or attempt at too much...more
Had the pad thai. It tasted like curry.The atmosphere is really dark and moody and not in a romantic way. Looks more like a pub than an actual restaurant. It really tiny at the top but I think theres more space downstairs. Will not be returning.more
Overall not tag impressed with the place - heard great reviews but food was average. The place has a byob policy with e corkage so does keep the price down and a cool little beer/bear garden but my main wasn't too great. I had salmon tacos to start and they were delicious, my husband had prawn tempura but was spoiled with a mayo. Mains was beef which was super chewy although flavours were good...more
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