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Palm Hill Bungalows | Batu Ampar A/18, Batu Ampar, Riau Islands Province 29457, Indonesia
+62 778 450183
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Brisbane
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2015

Firstly we went there on a Sunday and our son had a fantastic time. He along with the other kids played in the big swimming pool which is far away from the restaurant meaning you can gave lunch in peace if you don't have kids and want a relaxing meal. They had a live roving band singing music which wasn't... More 

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Singapore
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2015

Loud music, drunk expats and trophy girlfriends seemed main clientel, definitely not for familys, overly freindly management.

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Victorville, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2014

Great menu of western and local indo dishes! Best quality of food in Batam. Love the nightly LIVE music. Fridays was FREE beer from 5:30pm to 7pm. Good to meet the local expats!

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2014

Always a nice night to stop at Goodies, a little out of the way but worth it, food is good, beer is cold and the staff are always happy to serve with a smile

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Have now been twice, with my friend, both times we have tried different this on the menu, first time was Indonesian, very well prepared and tasted great. Very attentive staff and efficent service, Second we had Italian, pizza and olive cheese and italian meat appetizer, supposidly for 2 could easily do 4. Pizza was great, thin crust, well cooked. The... More 

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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2014

Have been many times to Goodies - the menu is extensive and all tastes are catered for, a good selection of alcohol but still no cider which is a shame. The staff are great, the management / owners are on the scene but have never spoken to me in more than 10 visits now, disappointing but their choice! A great... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2014

Selection of western or Eastern foods to suit all tastes and not expensive. Nice setting also with pool and chalets surrounding.

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Batam, Indonesia
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have been living in Batam for 11 years now. For the past 4-5 years I have been frequenting Goodies. The food there is simply some of the best in Batam. They know how to make food that I, as a Westerner, enjoy. It is that simple! The atmosphere is also very nice! Makes a great date place for those... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

I have been coming to Batam for years for business. I have always heard of this place but I never did go until yesterday. Wow! It's some of the very best food I have had in Batam. Huge menu. American/Indian/Indonesian, lots to chose from. Quite a cool spot too with the pool in the middle of the compound. Open air... More 

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Thank Michael F
Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

Goodie's is great. Nice staff, cold beer, good food...for once my hamburger actually tasted like a hamburger!! (Hard to find in Batam) I had heard rumors that you need to watch your bill - some of my colleages were overcharged a few times - but this problem seems to have been fixed, as they are now keeping a printout of... More 

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Ken A, Public Relations Manager at Goodies Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of Goodies. Glad you enjoyed the burger. We are a bit concerned that someone told you of being overcharged as we have not heard this before. The reason for the new sales slips is more for internal control, as customers were not always being charged for what they received. We look forward to your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $18
Cuisine
American, Asian, Indonesian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Validated Parking, Television
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Hill Bungalows | Batu Ampar A/18, Batu Ampar, Riau Islands Province 29457, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Riau Islands Province  >  Riau Archipelago  >  Batam  >  Batu Ampar
  • Phone Number: +62 778 450183
Description
Goodies Restaurant is winning a huge following among Batam’s Western expatriate community and Indonesian residents of Batam who enjoy good food in a magic setting at sensible prices.The Goodies chefs and kitchen facilities are capable of catering an 80-seat restaurant and large wedding parties or other functions. The Goodies bar is a popular meeting place for both Smiling Hill residents and visitors. The Goodies team has a very simple goal - to create the Number One restaurant in Batam for Western expatriate residents of the island, visitors from other countries and for local Indonesian residents who appreciate fine food and outstanding service.Goodies offers a choice of Western international dining, home-style favourites, Indonesian and Asian specialties, Italian pasta and pizzas, popular snacks, soups and salads, all-day breakfasts, and (unusually for Batam) a selection of classic desserts.The magic poolside setting and the ambiance created by the Bali-style treatment of the pool surrounds lends itself to further development as a public restaurant for people looking for somewhere special to dine.Goodies is becoming a popular venue for special corporate dinner parties, birthdays and other special occasions, as well as for regular dining. The restaurant is open from 7.30 am until 9.30 pm.

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