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If you are looking for a bar in Kuching with good atmosphere and cheap beer this is it! The place... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
chloe k
Peterborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great atmosphere and friendly staff

Great bars, great atmosphere and all for a good cause - what more could you ask for. Staff are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gillian M
Dublin, Ireland
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“cheap drinks”(11 reviews)
“awesome bar”(6 reviews)
Monkeebar serves some of the cheapest beer in Kuching, and at least one third of the profit of everything sold here is directly donated to animal welfare and conservation work
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
12 Padungan Road | Japan Song Thian Cheok, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
+60 17-896 069
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a bar in Kuching with good atmosphere and cheap beer this is it! The place was packed and the music was pumping. The beer ice buckets were very cheap too.

Thank chloe k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great bars, great atmosphere and all for a good cause - what more could you ask for. Staff are attentive and they love communicating with the customers. Also the prices are a lot cheaper than the bars found on Carpenter street

Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Well, Ive seen many bars in Kuching, this one is definitely the cheapest one, also great thing is that half of the money goes on Orangutan programs. If you are lucky you will meet few other tourists/ adventurers

Thank Sebastien C
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews we thought that we would have to visit this bar, unfortunately it was lacking atomsphere and was very dark and dingy, they had 3 staff on sitting around and it wasn't until i approached the bar that we got any service...More

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This place looks great and essentially is ok but beware. The menu prices for wine are wildly inaccurate. Wine by the glass is unavailable so you have to buy a small bottle which is more expensive. Then you are told about the mistake on the...More

Thank Srp5000
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Cheap drinks, good selection of strong beers (always a plus). Profits go towards a good cause, the Orangatan Project

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Spent a really great night in monkeebar on our last night before heading back to the UK. Great staff, very friendly..they even take music requests.. drinks good value with everything you may want on offer. It's a really chilled bar and it's great to know...More

Thank Deev14
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very chilled atmosphere, great music, friendly staff, good pricing, supporting a very important project. 10/10 would visit again!!

Thank moniquesaunders11
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Project Orangutan is one of the best charities working in Malaysian Borneo when it comes to the protection, conservation, vetinary services, education and know how of protecting the most threatened species in Borneo. Not only was the bar a great venue, where I got to...More

Thank William F
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Went there based in TripAdvisor's rating as I was travelling alone. No food Drinks - decent selection Pricing - why not go for more?! Cocktails - decent enough, though I'll always start with a mojito to 'test market' but they don't have it - Long...More

Thank Winston C
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