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Seafood in Bandar Lampung

Pempek 123

Tucked down a residential side street on the ground floor of an apartment building, this local haunt is a favourite for pempek (deep-fried fish cake made using tapioca). There's an array of choices, all accompanied …
National Park in Way Kambas National Park

Way Kambas National Park

Occupying 1300 sq km of coastal lowland forest on the east coast of Lampung, Way Kambas National Park is home to an impressive diversity of wildlife, including endangered species of Sumatran elephant, rhino and tige…
International in Bandar Lampung

Kopi Oey

With its birdcage lights, outdoor terrace and Shanghai glamour posters, this offshoot of the Jakarta-based empire conjures up an old-world vibe. The menu runs the gamut from fusion (spicy tuna spaghetti) to Javanese…
International in Tanjung Setia & Krui

Lani’s Resto

The foil to Tanjung Setia’s warungs, this stylish joint is run by a Hawaiian-Californian expat who serves all the comfort food you’ve been craving after a day out on the waves: tacos, burgers, pizza and cold beer. A…
Museum in Bandar Lampung

Lampung Provincial Museum

Housed in an imposing building that incorporates a traditional design, the Lampung Provincial Museum is a bit of a mixed bag. It covers everything from neolithic relics to stuffed animals, with standout pieces from …
Buddhist Temple in Bandar Lampung

Vihara Thay Hin Bio

Standing as a prominent landmark with its ornate, red-tiled Chinese gate is this attractive Buddhist temple that dates to the late 19th century. Inside its equally atmospheric, with burning incense, candles and lant…
Pub in Bandar Lampung

Nudi

In a town where a beer isn’t always easy to find, this spot is a bit of an oasis, opening up to a smart, leafy decor where you can prop up a stool at the bar and order a pint from its frosty taps. Otherwise grab a b…
Indonesian in Bandar Lampung

Garuda Restaurant

Come here for classic Padang dishes: choose from the likes of udang sambal (prawns in spicy sauce), wilted sweet potato leaves, fish curry and beef rendang. The staff don't speak much English but they’re super-helpf…
Coffee in Bandar Lampung

Flambojan

Comprising no more than a couple of chairs, a turntable and a cassette deck, this hipster coffee shop specialises in beans from across Sumatra. Get a takeaway or grab a seat out front to enjoy its pour-over filter b…
Monument in Bandar Lampung

Krakatau Monument

The Krakatau monument is a lasting memorial to the force of the 1883 eruption and resulting tidal wave. Almost half of the 36,000 victims died in the 40m-high wave that funnelled up Teluk Lampung and devastated Telu…