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“Beautiful setting”
Review of Tree Monkey

Tree Monkey
Price range: $10 - $19
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great Thai food in a picture perfect setting, overlooking the coast from a treetop deck, with the rain forest to your back, really enjoyed this place

Thank Guy W
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

Essentially a large wooden deck perched above the sea just east of Batu Ferringhi, on the grounds of the Tropical Spice Garden, this restaurant had the best food we found in Penang, in the most relaxing setting. You can choose from a wide range of Asian dishes, not just Malaysian, and all are very carefully prepared. A plate of Asian Tapas will easily be enough food for three people. We actually went there for breakfast one day -- they officially open at 9am, but were quite surprised to see us -- and, since they don't actually have a breakfast menu, I ordered the mango-and-sticky-rice dessert with a cafe latte. It was great!

Thank Norbert_Halibut
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

Restaurant situated on a slop of a hill at Spice Garden, surrounded by secondary jungle. Very cosy and romantic set up, half of the tables are under the sky and trees. Can only seat about 50 pax. Deco is more Lanna-style. Restaurant overlook the sea but no spectacular sun-set view. As have been mentioned, plenty of mosquitoes. Suggest to patronize wearing long pants and long sleeve shirt eventhough repellant spray provided. Wonder what happens if it rains as half the tables are under the sky. Inside restaurant is moderately small.
A la carte authentic Thai food with good varieties and tasty too. Pandan chicken is soft despite using breast meat. Fried fish cake done very well, not too salty. Also had fried fish, tom yam khung, green curry chicken, fried spring roll, vegetables. Most of the staff are Thai-origin.

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Thank DrClementLee
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Reviewed May 25, 2014

Great Thai food. Have the tom yum soup - it was great. I have a love of really hot food and I let then know so they amped up the spices in all my dishes. Mozzies are everywhere. They provide a spray, but you'll need to reapply every 20 mins or so, best to bring your own. Keep in mind that dengue is a problem in Penang, so don't forget that spray!

Thank OzGobo
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Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

A dinner place either with friends and families, Tree Monkey is the best place to choose.
Appertizer, main course to dessert definitely will fix your taste. If you like spicy you can request for it.
Go around sunset time, amazing moment during the time...

Thank Peffer
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