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Putu's Wild Ginger

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Jl. Jero Gadung | Br Kutuh Kelod, Ubud, Indonesia
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit like sitting in a family's dining room, this little place that seats about 16, was a great find. We were warmly welcomed by Ibu Putu, whose passion this warung clearly is. It's a small but well- chosen menu. I'm sure there cooks were locovores long before it became a concept. The food was prepared and presented rustically, mostly... More 

Thank tas68
Miami, Florida
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82 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had the duck dinner. Not cheap in Bali, but worth every penny. It was a full meal and every dish was perfectly cooked. The family is all friendly and wonderful. We had such a great dinner! Can't wait to go back. Highly recommend you get the duck dinner which you have to order a day in... More 

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Skien, Norway
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to this place! One of my main resons to go back to Ubud and i was not dissappointed! Hope ill be back, sooner or later!

Thank Thomas O
Cottesloe, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here 2 times during our stay The food was sensational both times A lovely experience and a lovely family run eating The Brem a rice wine made by the Aunty was also great Such fantastic value The 24 hour smoked duck feast needs to be pre ordered the day before but well worth it

Thank robbielpeters
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very taste food, good and calm ambient and a delicious fried banana with coconut. Very good relation price-quality.

Thank Dorakel
Warsaw, Poland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great and the prices are low for such quality food. The owners are the cooks. They are very friendly and speak good English. I'm going back!

Thank Maciej S
Cloncurry, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here on our last night. Was the best flavours that we had in town. Would recommend to all to go for a meal.

Thank cjbaira
Melbourne, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved by the whole of our family, this friendly warung had it all - great home-cooked food, a warm welcome and attentive service from Putu and her family. The smoked duck feast is highly recommended - order 24 hours in advance.

Thank Hampton1972
Gdynia, Poland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

The food was marvelous, the atmosphere was really great. The ordered meals were perfectly prepared, maybe the menu doesn't contain dozens of different mains or desserts, but that's not McDonald's.. Products are fresh, nicely matched. Ice made from bottled water. I would recommend the restaurant to anyone willing to spend a great evening.

Thank SssAdam
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Traditional style cuisine, well presented and tasty! Putu had reduced the spiciness to suit our newbie western palate... Very friendly staff and incredibly patient. Great price as well. It is a little bit tucked away, keep going!! but definitely worth the trip

Thank newengland07

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $7
Seafood, Asian, Indonesian, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Jero Gadung | Br Kutuh Kelod, Ubud, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Bali  >  Ubud
  • Phone Number: 62361978460
Putu's Wild Ginger is built out of love. Love that Putu and her husband, Nyoman, want to share with you. If you're coming through Ubud, swing by for the best home-cooked meal on the island. Reservations (by phone or email) strongly recommended. Please give 24 hours notice if you'd like to try Putu's famous smoked duck feast.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?