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“Used to be the best secret in town”
Review of Biku

Ranked #1 of 11 Coffee & Tea in Kerobokan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Cafe, European, Asian, Indonesian
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Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Housed in a 150 year old wooden joglo, Biku is open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner every day. The speciality of the house is our High Tea , but we are also known for our tropical comfort menu which has something for everyone.
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Used to be the best secret in town”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

I have been going to Biku since the first week it opened and the food and service has always been great. Its been around a few years now and everyone knows about it make sure you book or get in early as you may need to wait for a table Keep up teh great work guys and Gals :)

Visited December 2012
1 Thank Andrew B
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great for breakfast, lunch and dinner!”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

We first tried Biku for breakfast upon a recommendation from our hotel. It was delicious. I was adventurous and tried the Avocado smoothie. While it wasn't really my taste, it was well prepared. All the food we got was great value for our money. We got the breakfast "high tea" and potato rosti. Both were big helpings and very satisfying. The atmosphere is very nice too and you can look around and shop a bit when you're done. We also went on Sunday night for dinner and to catch some traditional Balinese music. The entertainment was amazing. It's a quartet and singer and they really performed well. For dinner, we recommend a reservation. Everyone that was a walk-in after 6:30pm was denied a table as everything had already been reserved.

  • Visited January 2013
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Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2013

It was a snap decision to drop in here for a late brunch with the family.....hoping it would be great.....but would it live up to all the hype?
Absolutely....walking in you don't know where to look.....so much going on....diners....bookstore.....curios.....home wares, this feels like a comfortable place to kill time.
The service was outstanding in a casual un-obtrusive sort of way.
Our family ordered a la carte with smiles all around. My wife's (thai?)fish cake salad was a standout...and the kids loved the smoothies.
Biku hits the spot for me......it has that bohemian earthy feel about it, great service, great food (still to try the high tea) at a price that feels very fair. It also feels like it belongs......far more so than some of the "Italian/French/Mexican etc" restaurants that have become popular of late with the silver spoon jetset.

  • Visited January 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Our favorite restaurant in Bali without doubt. Great range of well prepared and excellent food served in a great setting. The establishment is owned and run by an expat Australian lady who has to be the master at producing cakes and desserts which are mostly bad for the waistline but very hard to resist. It has been our favorite place to eat in Bali for a number of years but it is getting hard to get a table without booking now which says for itself how great it is. My Indonesian partner also likes the Indonesian food and rates it highly compared to a lot of Indonesian eating establishments.

Out favorites are Pavlova and Trifle, a little bit of heavenly expat food to enjoy when you live and work in Indonesia

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Bruce S
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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amaaazing food and great atmosphere!”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

We had a girls brunch here after a long night out and it was a nice relaxing restaurant that made me feel quite at home. They sorted us out quickly and the food was perfect for a mild hangover :)

Visited January 2013
Thank Jacqueline P
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