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Nice bar, cheap beer, good shisha, all for a great cause

The monkeebar is a handy place to go sip a couple beers or drinks, smoke a shisha and chat with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CFEIII
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Austin, Texas
Shisha + drinks

Nice staff. Beer is very cold. Fun interesting cocktails. Good music. The highlight was the shisha... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
hannahr16
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Singapore, Singapore
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Monkeebar serves some of the cheapest beer in Kuching, and at least one third of the profit of everything sold here is directly donated to animal welfare and conservation work
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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12 Padungan Road | Japan Song Thian Cheok, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
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+60 17-896 069
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The monkeebar is a handy place to go sip a couple beers or drinks, smoke a shisha and chat with friends, The atmosphere is light and fun although the "No Fight" warnings on the wall are a little ominous.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CFEIII
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Use to love the monkee bar and all it supports for animals. A great concept and the decor and drinks are great. But the amount of cigarette smoke is just too overpowering. Inside and outside is full of smoke and its very hard to avoid,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SydneyGazza
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Nice staff. Beer is very cold. Fun interesting cocktails. Good music. The highlight was the shisha - shisha guy, Ali, comes around 10pm. He is really cool and interesting, but also his shisha is DELICIOUS. I had the peach, best shisha I can remember.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hannahr16
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a bar in Kuching with good atmosphere and cheap beer this is it! The place was packed and the music was pumping. The beer ice buckets were very cheap too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chloek195
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Great bars, great atmosphere and all for a good cause - what more could you ask for. Staff are attentive and they love communicating with the customers. Also the prices are a lot cheaper than the bars found on Carpenter street

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gillian M
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Well, Ive seen many bars in Kuching, this one is definitely the cheapest one, also great thing is that half of the money goes on Orangutan programs. If you are lucky you will meet few other tourists/ adventurers

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank beastien8
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews we thought that we would have to visit this bar, unfortunately it was lacking atomsphere and was very dark and dingy, they had 3 staff on sitting around and it wasn't until i approached the bar that we got any service...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Shawn C
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

This place looks great and essentially is ok but beware. The menu prices for wine are wildly inaccurate. Wine by the glass is unavailable so you have to buy a small bottle which is more expensive. Then you are told about the mistake on the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Srp5000
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Cheap drinks, good selection of strong beers (always a plus). Profits go towards a good cause, the Orangatan Project

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Melissa S
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Spent a really great night in monkeebar on our last night before heading back to the UK. Great staff, very friendly..they even take music requests.. drinks good value with everything you may want on offer. It's a really chilled bar and it's great to know...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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