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“Cheeky Monkeys Bouncers”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Cheeky Monkey's

Cheeky Monkey's
Ranked #144 of 190 Restaurants in Byron Bay
Cuisines: Bar
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Restaurant details
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Cheeky Monkeys Bouncers”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2013

Be wary of the bouncers. One goes by the name of the "eliminator".
He lurks around in dark places and strikes when you least expect it.
One deadly finger tap on your shoulder and thats it.... your night has been eliminated.
Resistance or reasoning is futile as back up is only a radio call away.
Once he has locked on, your night has come to an end. Accept it and move on. No beautiful Scandinavian for you.
Be wary of the eliminator. He is out there and he is at large.

  • Visited November 2013
    • Atmosphere
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8 Thank R B
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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Man handled by bouncers”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

We were a party of 8. Paid cover charge of $5 per person then approached the bar. The young girl working served several people in front of us then moved a sign ij our direction indocating the area was a non-service area. She then proceeded to ignore us for several minutes before calling for security. Security approached us; advising that we had to leave the venue without an explanation. When we asked the reason, they called for more security (4 in total). My friend had her arms crossed and was not aggressive yet they proceeded to throw her out the back door into the garage area. This is completely illegal and this company should not be allowed to operate in this way. Do not waste your time here. Drinks are expensive and it is hardly a backpackers bar.

  • Visited October 2013
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3 Thank CourtJN
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Favorite place in Byron”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013

$5 meals were great! food is delicious and the portion size is good. Great place to go, lots of fun and a good atmosphere. The line is always long which is a huge pain, but once you're inside you're in for a good time.

Visited October 2013
Helpful?
Thank Cindy B
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“Dancefloor is unique, crowd diverse, no idiots and a wicked night!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

Paid 10 dollars to get in and we were admittedly reluctant to go in, judging by the look of the outside. Turned out to be 2 of the best nights ever! Friday and Saturday were packed by around 10pm with everyone dancing on the makeshift dancefloor tables. Latch on to an international and take her back to the backpackers. Just embrace the crap music! Cheeky monkeys is key!

Visited October 2013
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Thank Scottyflat24
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Kristiansand, Norway
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84 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Asked for ID!!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013

Well me and my boyfriend wanted to go eat here as they gave us vouchers at the hostel. So we drove from the hostel (which was 20min from town), parked right outside and wanted to go in. Then they asked us for ID! I am 33 and he is 30, and we arrived in a CAR. I have wrinkles and my bf is starting to loose his hair!! Ridiculous. After travelling for 12 months this was the first time this happened. We pointed these points out to the guard, and said we were only eating, not drinking. No use. So we ended up going somewhere else.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Torunn B
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