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“Worth a splurge”
Review of Baba's - CLOSED

Baba's
Cuisines: Eastern European
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: At BABA’s, we believe a meal is made for sharing, it brings people together and broadens the dining experience. In Asia, it is common to reach across one another at the dining table, passing dishes, pouring each other drinks and adding food to each other’s plates as our token of hospitality. So, we invite you to dine with us at BABA’s in the same spirit – place your dishes at the middle of the table and share the food family style.“Selamat Makan” (enjoy)- BABA -
Reviewed August 19, 2013

The food here is seriously good and we couldn't get enough of the delicious paratha bread. We sat in the open in front of a mosaic tiled rectangular pool. The only criticism was that although the table had two large candles one up high the other on the table it was very dark and we needed our torch to read the menu and also to see what we were eating. 2 cocktails were generous & delicious. The amuse bouche was welcomed and a great little taster but not sure what it was! For entree I had the corn cakes and hubby the mixed satay which came on a little charcoal filled brazier (how it used to be done 20 odd years ago!) The corn cakes were good but the satay a stand out. I had the duck confit which came with rice and accompaniments of peanuts, picked vegetables, bitter greens (didn't like those) and a soup. The duck was crispy skinned and meltingly tender but again needed the torch to by pass the bones

Hubby had the pork belly and ribs with rice , soup and veg. It was nice but very small portions of meat.

For dessert we shared the pancake filled with roasted coconut, it was OK a slightly dense texture to the pancake.

No it is not cheap and they do need to sort the lighting as you just can't see to eat, but we enjoyed our night and the staff were very good. friendly but professional.

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Thank KiwichickAuckland
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BABAS11, Manager at Baba's, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2013

Dear KiwichickAuckland,
Thank you for taking the time to write us. Your input is valuable for us. We will work on the table set up & lighting to make our guests get the most comfortable seating. We will have some more new dishes and will inform our chef about the portions.
We are looking forward to see you again at BABA’S

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Reviewed August 16, 2013

This place is seriously delicious! we went in a rather big group and enjoyed several cocktails by the pool before we all had entrees and mains. We also received complimentary starters which were also delicious. There is eastern Fare and Western Fare at Babas and lots of fresh seafood dishes. A few people on our table went for very traditional Nasi Goreng or Babi Gouling platters which were both GREAT!!! Prices arent cheap but the food was delish, and also the presentation is amazing!

Thank Lucy J
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BABAS11, Manager at Baba's, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2013

Dear Lucy J,
It’s a pleasure to read your review. Thank you for taking the time to write us. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience at BABA’S and we recommend you to try our Laksa – one of our best signatures on your next visit.
Look forward to welcoming you and your friends at BABA’S Bali.

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Reviewed August 7, 2013

very nice place to have diner, very gentle waitresses, good and subtle food, nice choice of desserts too

Thank Dom P
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Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

The satay is served on a little charcoal BBQ and had yummy sauces. My friends salad was hot and spicy very tasty. Definitely recommend

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Thank Nicciib74
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BABAS11, Manager at Baba's, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2013

It's with pleasure that we are reading your review. Thank you for taking the time to write us.
We are looking forward to see you again.

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Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Stumbled across this place. Quite Singaporean style food. Service good, food tasty. Garden too dark, building site opposite very noisy too, portions were rather small.

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Thank Liverpool051
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