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“Really good breakfast!”
Review of Karma Kayak

Karma Kayak
Ranked #23 of 119 Restaurants in Gili Trawangan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Really good breakfast!”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

We stopped here for breakfast in our arrival into Gili T and it was really good, big chose and not ridiculously priced. You can see the hotel from the outside dining area and it looked like a decent once to stay!

  • Visited October 2012
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Brussels, Belgium
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great location but so-so tapas”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

We went to Karma Kayak because of high reviews here and in Lonely Planet. Unfortunately we were disappointed. The tapas where very plain and uninspired, don’t get us wrong; they were ok, but not more.

The venue itself is great on the beach (although a walk from the “main town”) with cozy lighting and nice moon -views.

Best –Location
Good –
Not so good – Tapas

Visited September 2012
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Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The perfect picture”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Karma Kayak has it all if you are looking for a perfect place for sunset. Great views, nice setting, yummie food and good drinks. I love their sate from the tapas menu and their bread with tapenade or alioli is a treat especially in Indonesia. The sangria can definitely use more alcohol, as it's almost lemonade, but nevertheless tasteful. For now the price is pretty decent for what you get, hopefully it won't go up.

All with all a must go on your Gili Holiday.

  • Visited August 2012
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Monterey, California
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Not sure why their hotel is not listed.”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

Food was okay, nothing special. The location is on the north of the Island, one of the last places before buildings start to disappear along the beach.

I wish there was a place for reviewing the lodging, because we were really disappointed. They received a very high mark in Lonely Planet, but the room we got was the worse on the property, and it was still overpriced (about $70 for no A/C, no hot water, no water pressure). There were bungalows down the road going for less than have that price with A/C and hot showers.

On the positive side, they do have a nice pool, and the service is excellent.

However, there are better places for food at a better value, and with a better location. For accommodations, you can do much better.

  • Visited September 2012
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New York City, New York
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Loved the atmosphere AND the tapas”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

This place is great and a little more secluded/quiet than the restaurants along the main strip (though it's not a far walk to get there). We ate in one of the little huts on the beach, ordered some tapas and sangria, and hung out for hours. The atmosphere is unbeatable, and the food was surprisingly great. Definitely get the chicken skewers and the meatballs. I would definitely recommend this to anyone going to Gili T - it's undiscovered but one of the best meals/experiences we had during our time there.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Emily S
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