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Tree Monkey

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Tropical Spice Garden (Lone Craig Villa) | Jalan Telok Bahang, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-881 3494
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Dharsh
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday evening and it was nice and peaceful with only a few tables occupied. Getting there is easy - catch the 101 rapidTransit bus from Batu Ferenghi (RM1.70) for the 4km trip north - there is a bus stop just 30m past the restaurant. Look for the Tree Monkey sign on your left and press the stop... More 

Thank Greg H
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Next to the tropical spice garden. Food is really good. So good we went back a few days later. Recommend the tapas and the tomtom noodle soup. Great views of the sun setting. Only downside is the mosquitos, got bitten despite industrial strength mozzie repellent.

1 Thank Kalm283
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took all 18 members of our family to dinner to this restaurant, and we all came away happy! The kids absolutely loved it as we were just in time to see the monkeys in the trees and watch the sun set. The food was great. I recommend the Pad Thai, lettuce cups with minced chicken and the chicken rendang... More 

Thank Angela B
hobart, australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow we loved this place! We first visited Tree Monkey for lunch and it was just lovely. We shared a tapas plate and a green curry with beautiful spiced coffees. Our daughter loved the milk shakes. The presentation of food was amazing and we loved the use of spices in the food and drink. The view was amazing and it... More 

Thank sarahmattmac
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A return visit - and just so glad we did. Wonderful location and decor - and wonderful food. Actually saw 10 tree monkeys crossing the phone line across the road at 7.30 when we arrived - an added bonus ! But back to the restaurant. The setting is fantastic - classy but relaxed. All set in the surroundings of the... More 

Thank grahama3
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food amazing views crashing waves incredible place to sit but the most sour faced rudest waiter I ever have the misfortune of being served by. Asked for nothing but a glass of hot water and he rolled his eyes and huffed off. We were so polite so happy and so relaxed. We thought was personal until we observed his... More 

Thank Ty D
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning setting up in the treetops with views through the trees to the sea. The food matches the wonderful location. We loved the thai tapas, great tastes and the chance to try different dishes. Great watermelon juice too. The staff are helpful and very honest, I forgot to take my change and the owner called me back to get it.... More 

Thank Anita Q

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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
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
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
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, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: +60 4-881 3494

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