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0.7 miles from Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
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Golden Monkey Chinese restaurant is located in central Ubud and serves Cantonese and Szechuan dishes including all your classic favourites. The restaurant provides friendly service with a smile, it's elegant causal atmosphere is perfect for couples, families and friends celebrating special occasions or for people just craving some of the islands best Chinese food.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, BYOB, Family style
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All reviews dim sum peking duck custard buns sweet and sour pork kung pao honey sesame eggplant fried rice spring rolls chinese restaurant excellent chinese food chicken feet just the right amount booked a table ubud town food taste cozy place
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With a Chinese girlfriend I can’t give them more then 3 stars. Poor service as they bring me food without cutlery, I had two wait 2-3 min after the cutlery arrived. Menu well done, full of intresting items. I choose the all you can eat...menu, and a big selection of dumpling, all really good. Can’t say the same for the noodles, dry and too chewy. The place per se really well designed. It’s ok if you pass by to try, but low your expectations.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed December 12, 2020

We really enjoyed a nice selection of Dim Sum, a delicious Pork Belly and nicely cooked veggies - all swiftly served by the friendly staff...well done! Not to forget a nice price discount. Many thanks...

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed October 31, 2020 via mobile

I had about 2hours for lunch and decided to try the restaurant. I ordered 3 type of dim sum (spring roll, chic feet and xiao long bao) and go ling gao for dessert. I mentioned that i will order some more items after the dim...sum. All was nice but xiao long bao was a bit dry and didnt look apetizing. I was the only guest for more than half an hour but no one assist for tea pouring like it is normally done in a chinese restaurant. When i finished the dim sum i was not asked what the next order (As i mentioned earlier). In overall no enggagement with the staff (the 2 hosts were busy with 'something else' at the counter and i has to wave my hand whenever i need to ask something. There was a 30% discount on dim sum menu but still the price could have been better.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 10, 2020 via mobile

Sunday!!! That is perfect when I was arrived this place just started raining 😃 so it was great atmosphere this Sunday to enjoying their lovely dimsum and all the foods comes one by one! 🍱 Overall the foods was great and the coffee they served...was perfect, I tried kwetiaw thin noodles and then the selections of dimsum for sure especially I love the “sambal chicken leg” it was soft and spicy💢 This restaurant concept is good kinda all red and chinese and people there were so friendly. Hopefully would be able to catch soon again! 🙌🏻✨More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed May 7, 2020

Absolutely love Golden Monkey, their roast pork and duck are not only the best in Ubud, but probably in Bali as well. Chinese food that is both authentic and a high quality so that everyone will love it... A frequent patron here!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

First of all, I’m Chinese myself and hence I would have a much higher standard when comes to Chinese food, and probably different perspective than those been here and made a review . The ambience is nice with nice decor of authentic Chinese touches. The...Jasmin tea is rather nice also with possibility for refill. The staff are also friendly but the food taste is okay overall but is rather disappointing being not authentic speaking from me being a Chinese myself. We ordered Kung Pao duck which does have flavours but however is not authentic Kung Pao . The honey pork tastes not bad but again not really authentic. The fried rice is rather tasteless and we had to add soy sauce by ourselves to make it tastier and the hainan rice has some fragrance but not yet strong enough to be called as hainan rice. The complimentary chilli sauce has potential but again not spicy enough for my taste. But of course, these are all spoken from my standard being Chinese myself and I am not sure if any adjustments have been made to tailor the dishes as per more general Balinese and westerns - as shown from many other positive reviews. Despite these, regardless of the flavours, the portions I think is too small compared to the price we pay - not only compared to the others around the area but even e.g. the Chinese restaurants from Western Europe where I live. So if you are Chinese or you want to have authentic Chinese food, I would recommend you give a 2nd thought before you go inMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020

We've been several times and it's by far the best Chinese food anywhere around here. The Hot and Sour Soup is to die for. Mixed Dim Sum is really great and inexpensive. The Szechuan fish and Peking duck (also roasted duck) are superb. And it's...as centrally located as you can get in Ubud.More

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Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 17, 2019

If you would like to try Chinese food other than Indonesia if you're in Bali then look no further right at the heart of Ubud Town - Golden Monkey Chinese Restaurant, which is located in the restaurant alley of Jalan Dewi Sita. At an affordable...price, impeccable service, beautiful Chinese decor and the best of all delicious food you could never go wrong with this place. We were glad to try this restaurant because we were initially looking for Korean food and coming from Singapore, which has great Chinese restaurants this is a hidden gem in Bali. Just one branch so getting here need to enter the Jalan Dewi street and walk for about 5 to 10 mins and right at the corner you would see its Chinese inspired exterior with the sign Golden Monkey. Inside you will be greeted by its glistening Red lanterns on the high ceilings. The tables, chairs and pillows are truly authentic Chinese. The staff are very friendly, helpful and courteous - they explained to us the menu, which is truly unique, authentic and simple yet packed with meat, fish, dim sum, vegetables, noodles and soup. The service is very fast despite the packed restaurant. For the two of us we ordered Chicken Feet, White Rice, Braised Tofu, Corn Soup with Crabs and Chicken Char Siew. The servings are just the right amount not too many not too little but will make you very full and packed with flavors. Everything is delicious!!! The Chicken Feet are tender, spicy, salty and juicy. The Corn Soup is very tasty and packed with fresh crab meat, eggs and corns. The best of them all - the Braised Tofu with vegetable - absolutely packed with delicious goodness. The tofu are meaty, soft and fresh with tons of veggies and flavorful rich thick sauce. We finished everything and we are very happy and full. This by far is one of the best Chinese restaurants I've ever been and little did I know that this hidden gem in Ubud is really packed with amazing food which easily tops even the fine dining Chinese restaurants out there. If you ever visit Ubud and would like to try Chinese food then please please try Golden Monkey and you will love it enjoy!!!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2019 via mobile

Good food well worth a visit. Service not too good if you’re prepared to wait for your meal it’s fine

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 25, 2019

Visit to the golden monkey in ubud Bali highly recommended great food service and value...location is near the ubud market and close to the famous monkey forest...5 of us looked after immediately on arrival Highly recommended

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Date of visit: November 2019
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