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Tree Monkey

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Tropical Spice Garden (Lone Craig Villa) | Jalan Telok Bahang, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
+60 4-881 3493 - 4
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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107 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location with a view on the beach is really great and the in/exterior is really nice. Unfortunately the food has been rather mediocre/ ok'ish, maybe i am spoiled by having enjoyed at various locations in HK an Thailand much better Thai food. The nonalcoholic drinks were rather nice and tasty. The service was good and friendly. Its definitively worthwhile... More 

Thank hstone5
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Accompanied by sea breeze and sunset, we enjoyed the Thai style food in a restaurant surrounded by tree. Embrace the nature, forget about air-conditioners :)

Thank Duke S
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238 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant is located in the Tropical Spice Gardens and a great place to end your visit there. The waiters are accommodating and friendly, the food is reasonably authentic. The restaurant is built on a platform surrounded by trees with a great view of the sea and, after several hours of traipsing around the hillside, anywhere with a chair and... More 

Thank vbm6
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All in all a good diversion but not a top tier restaurant. The food is better than average Thai food of all kinds. The restaurant has a marvelous setting. The staff is charming, hard working, and very accommodating but English challenged. I'm used to talking with staff like that and it was no barrier to a nice extended family dinner.... More 

Thank rasillon
Penang, Malaysia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tree Monkey is situated on a hill in Batu Ferrngghi which offers you amazing sea view which is best enjoyed during sunset. As it was a farewell dinner, we had ordered a lot of varied dishes but each of them were equally delicious! Everything was fresh, smelled beautiful and satisfied our taste buds. We didn't get to see the monkeys... More 

1 Thank Alicia847
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reason this got a terrible rating and not poor is because of the service level. The positives: really nice setting, well maintained & nice decor. The beef rendang & the juices were quite good. The sizzling beef was cooked well. The presentation of the food excellent. Areas to improve: we ordered a lot of food, Thai tapas, rendang, sizzling... More 

Thank GrousMan
Penang Island, Malaysia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The nice feature of this place is its unique setting, built around shady trees and sitting atop a hill that gives you a good view of the sea and sun set (if you get there between 6.30pm and 7.30pm, local time). It is a long ride from the city centre and parking is along the roadside. There is a short,... More 

1 Thank Sunara2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is slightly elevated amidst a jungle setting and it overlooks the sea. A perfect setting that calms your senses as you listen the nature's orchestra; the sounds of the waves crashing and the rhythmic pulse of the crickets as the sun slowly sets in the horizon. We thought we found a perfect piece of heaven until we met... More 

1 Thank Dharsh
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant setting is unique for Penang and worth visiting if you don't mind a "long" drive specially on weekends since you have to pass through batu ferringhi. Make a reservation if you want to sit on one of the front tables. It is one of the few places where you can see a sun set over the water around... More 

1 Thank rainertischler
Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

It is worth timing a visit to the Spice Gardens so that you can sit on the lovely balcony, overlooking the sea and have lunch here. Food was fabulous.

1 Thank CNMItravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $19
Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tropical Spice Garden (Lone Craig Villa) | Jalan Telok Bahang, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: +60 4-881 3493 - 4

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?