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“Nice surprise in Legian...”
Review of Balkanika - CLOSED

Balkanika
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

With a Macedonian background I was pleasantly surprised to find this place here on a stroll down the street.
The restaurant was nice, service was efficient and food was quite good too.
We tried the piperki, shopska salata, zelka, chevapi n pleskavica. All yummy and the traditional music in the background was a nice touch!
All in all a satisfying experience.

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3  Thank snezic
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

The food was a long time coming out, approx 45 minutes for starters and there was only three tables full. When the food came out, it was lovely. The desserts wasn't specifically what we asked for (crepes and strawberry) but we did get banana and chocolate, which was amazing! Overall not a bad place to eat and chill and the prices were good too

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2  Thank Roxie1145
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

I, along with our friends had never had 'Macedonian' food before. Whether it was great, good or bad Macedonian food we have no idea.

But at the end of the day, the meal we enjoyed was 'Bloody Good' all the same.

We ordered some dips, and although the bread was a little scarce, they were tasty and a nice way to start. We simply ordered more bread at the cheap prices it was. We also ordered the chillies, which I had never tried before cooked this way, they expectantly were hot, and VERY nice. Also ordered the chicken wings and marinated mushrooms which were also very good.

For mains we had the cabbage rolls, the lamb stuffed with mozzarella, the lamb kebabs and something that I cannot recall the name but resembled a shepherds pie which was delicious.

The staff member was probably a little challenged in the English speaking department, as is usual in many Bali eating establishments, but with a little perseverance we got there. The owners were friendly, chatty and genuinely interested in whether we enjoyed the food... Which we did.

Will definitely return here for more good food. Whether it be authentic or not, it was a really nice meal.

Thank you...

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2  Thank just2inmelb
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Wow, best food in the whole of Bali. We would like to thank Balkanika for their service. The food was the best we had in the whole of Bali. The best spring rolls, mixed grill and cabonara ever had. The staff was great, the restaurant was clean, the owners were fantastic to deal with, and they made us feel very welcomed. Eating most nights at Balkanika was our highlight of our holiday. I recommend Balkanika to everyone, especially to those who are are picky about what they eat. We will certainly go back to Bali just to eat here again!

2  Thank KathyMiki7773
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Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic. Serving very delicious Macedonian / Balkan & Indonesian meals at reasonable prices.
The owners and staff are friendly.
Do not miss when in Bali.

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2  Thank Vas2
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