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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 3493 - 4
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Helsinki, Finland
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238 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would have loved to love Tree Monkey with its lovely athmo, kind service and long mocktail list. Alas, the food was not that spectacular. There were only couple of vegetarian options available. (No vegan options at all, egg in vegetarian options.) We tried tofu with basil and fried vegetarian rice. Ok but not that special. Still it's a nice... More 

Thank HelsinkiBunny
Western Australia, Australia
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for lunch and what a view. Absolutely stunning and the mood of the place is great. Excellent service and the food was delicious and served quite quickly. The fresh juices are quench busters. It is on the pricy-er side but well worth it. So easy to miss, it's located right next to the Spice Garden and the Penang... More 

Thank Jettsjourneys
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard that the food, wifi and environment at the Tree monkey was really good. I had some work I needed to do and so needed their wifi. The main reason for going to the restaurant was to work and have a coffee/snack, that's why we went. The staff were friendly, the service was fine, the hot chocolate was OK,... More 

1 Thank John H
pattkhor, Owner at Tree Monkey, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your honest review, and i fully agreed with you that Wifi is not a luxury but a necessity in this X generation. But then you are out of tune with our concept. First of all we are not a Starbuck cafe here, (We are a Thai Restaurant) where you can bring your computer and waste time... More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited this place a number of times and always keep going back. Love the open air style restaurant and the Thai food menu. The seaview isn't bad either! Service has always been great and very friendly. Would recommend to bring mosquitoe repellent as the place is surrounded by lush rainforest.

1 Thank Muflon1
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly very challenging to get to. We had a stroller and after the very steep hill is a steep set of stairs. Service was VERY VERY slow even though not many patrons eating. Once the good arrived it was incredible. Very tasty and great portion sizes. Highly recommend the chicken cashew nut, chicken wings and pineapple rice. The prices were... More 

Thank Nicki H
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool location at the top of batu ferringhi. The restaurant was built into the jungle so we were sitting amidst tree trunks. Service was quick. Food was pretty good if you r not fussy about authenticity. Good for an experience but if u r a real foodie u might be disappointed

Thank Malinky88
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we went to have a nice family outing and we planned to eat here for for awhile but when we got here we waited half an hour just to get our drinks which is mostly water by the way, and when we complained to the waiter, he comes laughing and suddenly saying "I don't want to fight lah". Like really?... More 

1 Thank hari s
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to have dinner with our kids at this restaurant. The waiters are all very nice and they have arranged an extra table for us in the covered part of the restaurant. The cocktails are nice and food is average and overpriced for what it is. The venue is very cool, nice views.

1 Thank mathelaci
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful place, high in the trees, overlooking the Andaman Sea. Food was fine but not exceptional and definitely overpriced. The service was so bad that we kept asking each other if this was some sort of joke. The wait for the food was so long that my husband finished his beer before it came and he ordered another. Actually,... More 

1 Thank Dorothy B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made a reservation before arrival at 2pm for lunch and was confirmed by the staff. upon arrival but there was one reserved table and the waiter made a point that that reserved table was not meant for my family of eight people, but let us have it because there was no other vacant dining table anymore at that time.So we... More 

2 Thank sallehshariff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids
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 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?