Best Romantic Restaurants in Johor Bahru (JB)

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Love is a many splendoured thing and date nights to celebrate the special someone in your life are just perfect for that. It's not all about the food as the mood counts as well. Dining somewhere special like a romantic restaurant can bring forth a magical night with your partner as you escape from the routines and hectic schedules of daily life. The magic could even work its way to someone finally saying "I do". So, before you make any hasty decisions, check out these romantic restaurants in Johor Bahru to pick out a venue for an intimate meal.

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    EIGHT LidoPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    If you’re the type who prefers dates in a relaxing and serene place, then EIGHT Lido is the ideal place for you. Located a fair distance away from the city, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the straits and ensure that nothing comes into the way of you and your partner. As for the food, a variety of Western dishes are served to satisfy your palate in many ways.
    Tips

    Check their Facebook page for events.

    Things to expect

    A wine bar, restaurant and lounge with a rustic and cosy ambience.

    Best with

    Tapas

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM40.00

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    EIGHT Lido View restaurant

    8 Jalan Skudai, Straits View, 80200, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    072227807

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    05:00PM—02:00AM
    Saturday
    10:00AM—02:00AM
    Sunday
    10:00AM—04:00PM
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    Olive Kitchen + Bar @ Johor BahruPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Every single element of making a memorable dining experience all comes together at Olive Kitchen and Bar. Head down to this romantic restaurant with your loved ones and enjoy a splendid evening with their simple yet tastefully furnished with exotic Indian Paraphernalia from colourful paintings to thoughtfully placed furniture to create an elegant yet contemporary with a hint of tradition atmosphere to go along with their authentic North Indian cuisine offerings. Treat your taste buds with their Fish Tandoori, Goan Prawn Curry, Chicken Tandoori, Dhal, Saffron Rice and other superb dishes.
    Tips

    Reservations can be made via phone call.

    Things to expect

    Buffets available.

    Best with

    Mocktails mixture of Guava and Mango.

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM50.00

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    Olive Kitchen + Bar @ Johor Bahru View restaurant

    11 & 12 Level LG Little Red Cube, Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya, 79000, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    0127536654

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    11:00AM—01:00AM
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    SkyBar Bar & Restaurant @ Hotel JenPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Experience elegance and a wonderful dining experience that is out of this world at SkyBar Bar and restaurant! Overlooking the Puteri Harbour, SkyBar welcomes you to admire the beautiful views of Puteri Harbour beside the infinity pool as it transforms into a laid-back lounge and grill by night – seamless for a special occasion with your special someone. SkyBar not only brings joy to your eyes but also to your taste buds with their fresh steaks and seafood, classic cocktails, desserts and quality wines promising you an exclusive out-of –this-world experience with the help of their team.
    Tips

    Reservations are need to avoid complications.

    Things to expect

    Patrons are required to wear smart casual clothes.

    Best with

    Chocolate Lava Cake.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM60.00

    SkyBar Bar & Restaurant @ Hotel Jen View restaurant

    Block 3, Level 4, Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour, Iskandar Puteri, 79000 Johor Darul Takzim, 79000, Malaysia, 79000, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    075608888

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    Every day
    12:00PM—10:30PM
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    SweetwaterPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Celebrate any of your special occasions here at Sweetwater restaurant and be prepared to receive a lovely service, great food as well as romantic ambience to set you in the mood. Offering patrons an assortment of Mediterranean cuisine, one can expect an expansive list of scrumptious Spanish, Italian, French, Moroccan, Greek and Turkish dishes along with their spacious, contemporary yet romantic and cosy interior – seamlessly prepared for your evening. As you observe the chefs at work, fill your tummy with Grilled Scallops on a Spinach Rockefeller with burnt Orange Vinaigrette, Spanish Paella, Mushroom Soup, Octopus in Tomato Sauce and plenty more!
    Tips

    Save time and let the hostess suggest you recommendations.

    Things to expect

    A basketful of fresh, hot bread served on the house.

    Best with

    Chocolate-Hazelnut Souffle.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM50.00

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    Sweetwater View restaurant

    116, Jalan Serampang, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia, 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    0167460391

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    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    12:00PM—11:00PM
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    Chez Papa Pork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    True romance doesn’t need a classy or fancy place to be proven existent; instead, this simple and romantic place will have you and your date sail the night away smoothly. Chez Papa is a French restaurant serving you only the best dishes with authentic methods honed by the skilled chefs. So, get down here and gaze at each other in this dimly-lit experience with some French cuisine that will place you in the capital of romance.
    Tips

    A dress code is enforced: no shorts, singlets, and flip-flops.

    Things to expect

    Authentic and delicious French cuisine.

    Best with

    Soupe de Tomatoes, Poulet Cordon Bleu

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM60.00

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    Chez Papa View restaurant

    38 and 40 Jalan Jaya, Taman Maju Jaya, 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    073334988

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    06:00PM—10:30PM
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    Oasis @ Thistle Hotel

    Surprise your special someone with a candlelight dinner or enjoy a splendid Italian Buffet only at Oasis restaurant. Though the restaurant is located in Thistle hotel, it locates itself by the pool so patrons can enjoy the beautiful views of the garden while you indulge on a spread of assorted Italian food for your quiet evening. Go Dutch on their cheese platters, tender juicy cuts of meat from the carving station, Herbs Crust Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce, Roasted Tenderloin Beef with Shallot Reduction along with a list of fresh pasta and pizza and desserts. Candlelight dinners can also be arranged with their excellent team.
    Tips

    Reservation is required to avoid future complications.

    Things to expect

    A designated smoking area is available.

    Best with

    Roast Lamb.

    Price

    RM44.00 to RM88.00

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    Oasis @ Thistle Hotel View restaurant

    Thistle Johor Bahru, Jalan Sungai Chat, 80100, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    072229234

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    05:00PM—11:00PM
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    Spice Grill Pork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    Be prepared to dine like a queen or king here at Spice Grill. Patrons can expect more than just grill but also a fine dining experience seamless for any romantic special occasions. Spice Grill fashions an elegant and classy interior with a harmonious hue of black and gold promising you utmost comfort for you and your loved ones. Expect a fusion array list of Western and authentic Indian cuisine to please your taste buds such as Mushroom Soup with Truffle Oil, an assortment of Tapas, Tandoori Grilled Chicken, Spice Grill Special Black Chicken and plenty more!
    Tips

    Ask the waiters or waitresses for best recommendations.

    Things to expect

    Al fresco area available.

    Best with

    Gulab Jamun Dessert.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM60.00

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    Spice Grill View restaurant

    Lot 1B & 4B, Ground Floor of Little Red Cube, Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya, 81300, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    075096644

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    Every day
    12:00PM—10:00PM
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    Bring that special one in your life here for a romantic experience at Greenet.The intimate setting in a brilliant greenhouse will surely trigger that spark when you look into each other's eyes, be it during the day or when the moon shines. Also, to accompany your lovely date, try the Brandy Flambe to ignite your passion flamingly.
    Tips

    Available for private occasions and events too.

    Things to expect

    A beautiful environment.

    Best with

    Squid Ink Pasta, Brandy Flambe

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM120.00

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    Greenet Restaurant & Bar View restaurant

    28 Jalan Maju, Taman Maju Jaya, 80400 Johor Bahru, 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    0129756788

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday
    12:00PM—10:30PM
    Friday, Saturday
    12:00PM—11:00PM
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    Tosca Italian TrattoriaPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    A visit to Tosca at Doubletree by Hilton grants a food spa treatment with a view. Located on the 13th floor, you will be elated with the stunning view over the Straits of Johor. Tosca specialises in Italian cuisine, which includes their classic wood-fired pizza and top notch ingredients. This is one indulgence you don’t want to miss.
    Tips

    Private rooms are available for events.

    Things to expect

    Stunning views and finely prepared dishes.

    Best with

    Baccala Atlantico (Cod Fish), Gamberoni ala Griglia (King Prawns)

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM100.00

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    Tosca Italian Trattoria @ DoubleTree by Hilton View restaurant

    Level 13 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru No. 12 Jalan Ngee Heng , 80000, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    072686868

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    11:00AM—11:30PM
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    Grill Bar SteakhousePork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    Romantic defines inversely to other people. Some enjoy a quiet evening however some may find the delight in the opposite. Get the best of both worlds at Grill Bar Steakhouse with its romantic yet lively atmosphere along with their array list of zesty Western food and steaks! Grill Bar Steakhouse fashions a bike themed interior and décor while still offering a cosy and romantic atmosphere for you and your loved ones. Have a go of their Lobster Bisque, Angus Rib-Eye, Onion Blossom, Lamb Spaghetti and more – good food for a special occasion!
    Tips

    Save a few bucks with their just as wonderful set meals.

    Things to expect

    Imported beers.

    Best with

    Lava Cake.

    Price

    RM15.00 to RM50.00

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    Grill Bar Steakhouse View restaurant

    202, Jalan Sri Pelangi, Taman Pelangi, 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    073333400

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    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    12:00PM—03:00PM
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    05:00PM—10:30PM
    Saturday, Sunday
    12:00PM—10:30PM
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    L.Table @ LavenderHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    A romantic date is not all about candlelight dinners in a fine dining restaurant but there are also other just as romantic alternatives that offer a little bit of fresh air for you and your loved ones. Skip the formal wear and head on to Lavender at City Square for a refreshing twist to your experience with its rustic yet elegant interior creating a cosy, quiet and warm vibe while you indulge on their expansive list of delectable Western and Asian Fusion cuisine as such Teriyaki Chicken Burger, Seafood Tomato Soup with Puss Pastry, Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict, Squid Stuffed with Risotto and aplenty!
    Tips

    If you wish to have only drinks, you are welcomed to go to their L.Cafe instead.

    Things to expect

    Ample of parking space.

    Best with

    Chocolate Caramel Clafoutis.

    Price

    RM15.00 to RM50.00

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    Lavender (Flagship Outlet) View restaurant

    64, 66 & 68, Jalan Serampang, Taman Pelangi, 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    073359966

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    09:00AM—10:00PM
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    Gianni’s Trattoria Halal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    Have a classy date at Gianni's as you slowly sip wine and nibble at fine cheeses in this dimly-lit environment. Gianni’s specialises in Italian cuisine and does a marvelous job. You can choose to bring it up a notch with some Australian Angus beef or just simplify it with some delectable pasta.
    Tips

    Another outlet is available in Permas Jaya.

    Things to expect

    Authentic Italian cuisine.

    Best with

    Mushroom Soup, Black Ink Pasta Olio

    Price

    RM15.00 to RM60.00

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    Gianni’s Trattoria View restaurant

    110 Jalan Serampang, Taman Pelangi, 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    073312230

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    Every day
    11:00AM—01:00AM
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    Rosmarino Italian Restaurant Non halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    It does not get any more authentic than this! While you are looking for a romantic place, Rosmarino Italian restaurant offers more than just that. Indulge on an array list of delightful authentic Italian cuisine for your romantic evening with your loved ones. The restaurant is adorned magnificently with an elegant deep purple hue and warm dimmed lights along with scatters of marble promising you a quiet and dreamy dining experience. Accompany your already wonderful evening with their Lobster Bisque, Mussel, Fettuccine al salmone, Mushroom soup, pizza, risotto, gnocchi and plenty more.
    Tips

    Make a reservation to avoid complications.

    Things to expect

    A basketful of bread with olive oil is served upon arrival.

    Best with

    Chocolate Mousse.

    Price

    RM15.00 to RM50.00

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    Rosmarino Italian Restaurant View restaurant

    65, Jalan Kuning 2, Taman Pelangi, 80400, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    072221820

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    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    11:00AM—03:00PM
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    07:00PM—12:00AM
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    Chakra

    For a little bit of fresh air to your palate and experience, they would definitely appreciate the existence of Chakra restaurant. Nestled in the heart of Johor Bahru, this restaurant houses itself in a unique classic pre-war colonial bungalow that was once a family home offering privacy and a homely yet romantic ambience decorated with Indian art. A favourite of the Sultan Johor, Chakra welcomes you to indulge on an expansive list of delectable authentic Indian cuisine such as Mutton Kandari, Prawn Jalpiyazi, Kadai Perattal, Fish Head Curry, Chicken Tikka, Palak Paneer with a perfect accompaniment of White Basmathi Rice or Garlic Naan.
    Tips

    Watch out for Chef’s Recommendation of the Day board at the entrance.

    Things to expect

    Dining areas in partitioned rooms.

    Best with

    Mango Lassi.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM40.00

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    Chakra View restaurant

    11, Jalan Yusof Taha, Kampung Bahru, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia, 80100, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    072239991

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    11:00AM—03:00PM
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    06:00PM—10:00PM
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    George & Dragon Café

    It is not only important to impress your loved ones with a romantic restaurant but also a romantic restaurant with personality and character just like George & Dragon Café. As you take a step inside, admire the English Tudor style interior and décor depicting a medieval English ambience while utmost comfort is still ensured. Indulge on their extensive list of scrumptious Western cuisine as such Baked New Zealand Mussels, Black Pepper Chicken, Pan Seared Fillet of Salmon, Sirloin Steak, Seafood Pasta, Chicken & Mushroom Pizza along with homemade desserts and more for your romantic evening.
    Tips

    Book a table via phone call or email.

    Things to expect

    Ample of car parking.

    Best with

    Traditional English Scones.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM50.00

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    Uncle George Fishball Noodle House View restaurant

    No. 55, Jalan SS 15/4E, Selangor Subang Jaya, 47500, 47500, Subang Jaya, Selangor
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    10:00AM—03:00PM
    Every day
    06:00AM—09:00PM
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    Vilaggio RestaurantPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Who said you need to go all the way to Italy for a romantic weekend? Just bring your partner down to Vilaggio Restaurant to experience a romantic authentic Italian dining experience. Located in Skudai, this stone house restaurant brings you a homely and warm sophisticated interior along with soft music where you can relax and dine with their expansive list of tasty, authentic flavours of Italian as well as Western cuisine. Have your taste buds a treat with their Fresh Oysters, a widespread of pizzas and pastas, Cod Fish, Re Gamberetoo, Petto Di Pollo and so much more.
    Tips

    Get the set lunch for your convenience.

    Things to expect

    A kid’s menu is available.

    Best with

    The Mushrooms Trio Soup.

    Price

    RM30.00 to RM70.00

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    Vilaggio Restaurant View restaurant

    48, Jalan Hang Tuah 4,Taman Skudai Baru, 81300, Johor Bahru, Johor
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    075567366

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    12:00PM—12:00AM
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    Matterhon BistroPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Leave it to Matterhon Bistro when it comes to your romantic evening with your special someone on a special occasion. Matterhon Bistro fashions elegant wood and beautifully crafted teak furniture depicting a farmhouse-style interior pulled off sophisticatedly while also offering a widespread of Western dishes and steaks! To further enhance your already romantic evening, have a definite go on their Roasted Australian beef ribs, Grilled Salmon with Rosemary sauce both served with assorted vegetables and mashed potatoes as well as Mixed Seafood spaghetti or Smoked Duck with roasted vegetables pasta along with their signature Porcini mushroom soup with truffle oil to treat your taste buds well.
    Tips

    Reservations are to be made to avoid complications.

    Things to expect

    Ample of parking space.

    Best with

    Gelato with Almond.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM90.00

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    Matterhon Bistro View restaurant

    8-32, Jalan Ros Merah 4/3, Johor Jaya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia, 81100 , Johor Bahru, Johor
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    073522288

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    Every day
    12:00PM—02:45PM
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    05:30PM—12:00AM
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