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Tropical Spice Garden (Lone Craig Villa) | Jalan Telok Bahang, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-881 3494
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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A glorious setting to have lunch; we drifted through the Spice Garden, the end point is the Tree Monkey restaurant. Fresh and fabulous Thai food were served in a very tranquil setting overlooking the Andaman Sea. We ordered a selection of dishes (Green Mango Salad, Fresh Lettuce Rolls, Chicken... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Manjimup, Australia
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  • Scenic view
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Toronto, Canada
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147 reviews 147 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

What made us decide to eat here was it's location. A little hut with an outdoor sitting area, everything is made of wood. The restaurant is surrounded by tall trees, and overlooks the Andaman Sea. Just amazing! We stumbled upon this place at the end of our Tropical Spice Garden visit (totally worth going, we spent hours there), but there... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We decided to eat at the tree monkey based on previous reviews and we were not disappointed. With just a short bus or taxi ride to the picturesque restaurant we arrived. The location was incredible, set back from the road up a small hill amongst a canopy of trees. The tropical storm added to what already was a great atmosphere.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We enjoyed lovely fruit mocktails, and a scrumptious bowl of Tom Kha soup. It was 4 pm and we were hungry but didn't want to spoil dinner later. The views are lovely. The ambiance excellent. The waiters friendly and helpful. We had just finished tour of the Spice Garden and this is a perfect place to finish.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were taken there shortly after having arrived in Penang for dinner. A great experience sitting up on a platform amongst the trees. Good food and friendly staff made it an enjoyable experience and would recommend for a vist. We called again later during the day having visited The Spice Garden which is next door for a drink and saw... More 

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Manjimup, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A glorious setting to have lunch; we drifted through the Spice Garden, the end point is the Tree Monkey restaurant. Fresh and fabulous Thai food were served in a very tranquil setting overlooking the Andaman Sea. We ordered a selection of dishes (Green Mango Salad, Fresh Lettuce Rolls, Chicken Massaman and spiced teas). The food was beautifully presented. A wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We came to this restaurant based on a recommendation from a friend who grew up in Penang. I was a bit skeptical at first, but must say this meal was amongst the freshest, most flavorful, well prepared meals I have ever had in any cuisine. The staff were friendly, attentive, and the outdoor location in the trees was very relaxing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

So far,this is my favourite thai restaurant. The food was great with very fresh ingredient. We ordered 4 mocktail while enjoying the view,it was all fantastic.

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London, United Kingdom
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Fantastic restaurant in the trees outside Batu Feringgi. Delicious tapas style and more substantial dishes amid beautiful outdoor surroundings. This is a find, and well worth the taxi/bus journey!

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Mold, United Kingdom
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is well worth the effort of hopping on a bus or getting a taxi. A perfect location to see the sunset, on a hill overlooking the sea. The sounds of birds in the canopy and the subtle music transported you to a different plane.We had lovely fresh "Thai tapas" ( lots of small plates) and everything was great. Plenty... More 

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Baixa da Banheira, Portugal
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A beautiful location near the beach and at the top of a hill in the forest. It is a very nice restaurant and the food and drinks are delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tropical Spice Garden (Lone Craig Villa) | Jalan Telok Bahang, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: +60 4-881 3494

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 19
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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