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“Feel good factor with delicious food”

Fair Warung Bale - Fair Future Foundation
Ranked #9 of 751 Restaurants in Ubud
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $9
Cuisines: Asian, Indonesian, Healthy
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Dear friends, dear visitors, dear travelers, The Fair Warung Bale (belongs the State Approved Fair Future Foundation) is the cornerstone of a new economic model Unique Worldwide, which strives in giving back profits and 100% of its benefits to the poorest, to the new Children’s hospital and to people who are truly in need. The Fair Warung Bale is the only “restaurant” worldwide, which supports and funds a Comprehensive & Massive Public Health & Medical Care Program, including Medical Centers & a Large Medical team, consisting of more than fifteen Health Professionals, for over than 30,000 needy people per year. The Foundation, thanks the Fair Warung Bale, care and treat tens of thousands poor, sick, disable, disadvantaged human beings per year; In 2013 – 18’000 | 2014 – 22’000 | 2015 – 29’800; Improve the daily life of the local community in suffering, including medical prevention; Develop major projects related to access to Free Health & Medical care; Build and Operate its own Pediatric Hospital to treat thousands of children annually. These engagement are funded by the Fair Warung Bale, which trains young people aged between 15 and 20 years old and by individual and institutional donations, of which 98% flows are directly used in favor of the people in need. As NGO, we/you don't pay government tax. However, if you wish, you can help what we do by making a small donation in the small "Donation Box", located on the counter. You will receive a certificate of donation that you can use for all purposes. Thank you very much for your great support and your help.
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Feel good factor with delicious food”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

Be aware, you need to book a table in advance! There is a reason it is so busy. We made a reservation by phone and the waitress on the other end couldn't quite get my name. When we turned up, all the staff were laughing at the name my reservation was under and unfortunately I was unable to decide on whether to be insulted or just let it go.

The service was great, the staff had big smiles whenever we caught there eye and when I found out they were volunteers, it made me feel a bit more impressed by what they were doing. The food was fantastic, we had the shrimp vegetables with rice, red chicken curry followed by Dadar Gulung. The dessert was amazing and filled to the brim with coconut. The seating was quite awkward as I am not used to sitting on the ground but there is regular seating available.

It really is worth eating here, if not, just pop in and make a donation.

  • Visited November 2013
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English first
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“A small restaurant with a really big heart!”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

We made a reservation for this great restaurant that supports The Fair Future and Bali Future Foundations . Alex is the Foundation director and host. He fronts a busy team of super friendly staff. We shared a large table with three other groups. Our orders for drinks, juice or beer , were taken quickly and just as efficiently delivered. As you would expect the menu is fairly small but it packs a punch. The Red Chicken Curry was the best I have eaten anywhere. Other meals at our table were equally enjoyed. You must book to ensure a seat. It is a very welcoming place but the choices are limited. If you bear that in mind , and take into consideration that dinner for two, meals and dessert, and beers cost less than $12 US how can you go wrong! Highly recommended

  • Visited November 2013
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Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Ubud”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

We had an amazing dinner. Be aware that this place is very busy so you need to book a table in advance. The environment is lovely, the staff is amazingly friendly. Food is awesome and cheap. Juices are fantastic. Best price and meal ever! Try the green coconut pancake!

  • Visited August 2013
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Brisbane
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“There is a reason why this is #1 on Trip Advisor!”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

We went here the night of the cremation (kings wife unfortunately died) and booked the bale. We were a party of 8 (my pregnant daughter and her husband, my son and his partner, my gorgeous 22 year old daughter, husband and 11 year old son).

Right from the moment we walked into this tiny place, we were given fabulous personal service from Alex (owner) who provided us not only with an explaination on the dishes available that night but the reasoning behind the establishment.

What we received was an amazing meal and a feeling of providing for the community.

We had Tuna Tartare, and a variety of special dishes for the day - Amazing food and incredible value for money.

Well done, really enjoyed it the experience. Go here people!

Beware: we went at the end of October and had to book............................

  • Visited October 2013
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vancouver
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Awesome! Loved it!”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

Heard about this place from friends and saw it on trip advisor. Loved the experience! Food was awesome and delicious!!! and the staff were fabulous! There was live music playing which was endearing to hear Balinese boys singing Sting and The Beatles. Will totally go back!!! Loved it!!!

  • Visited November 2013
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