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“Great setting”
Review of Murni's Warung

Murni's Warung
Ranked #73 of 731 Restaurants in Ubud
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$20
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Good for: Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Murni, the owner of the equally famous Murni's Houses and Tamarind Spa, opened Ubud's first real restaurant in 1974 and it remains first in the hearts of many people today. The menu is varied and delicious and you can enjoy your drinks and meals and surf the Web using the free WiFi on one of four levels overlooking the river. Level 1: When you enter Murni's Warung, the first thing you'll notice is the view of the greenery on the river's hillside. The steel cable in the foreground supports the bridge next door. On the way to your table, you'll walk past a display cabinet of cakes and pastries that you should take a look at -- just so you'll know how much room to save for dessert. The restaurant is decorated with art from Murni's collection, including the small carvings high on the walls. Level 2: The large statue of Ganesha, the Elephant God, that greets you in the Lounge Bar was commissioned in 1997 and completed in early 2002. He and Murni are about the same height. This is a great place to have cocktails or meet friends for a drink. You can also eat here. Level 3: We generally reserve this level for parties, wedding receptions and birthday parties or when the Warung is overflowing. It can seat about 50-60 people. Level 4: And finally you arrive just above the river. You'll enjoy the sound of flowing water with your candlelit dinner in the midst of exotic surroundings. Murni's Warung Shop is a good place to wander in while you are waiting for your meal. And enjoy our books, Forty Delicious Years and Secrets of Bali.
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“Great setting”
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Sat on 4th level near river. Saw a monitor lizard basking. Stunning setting and good service however food was disappointing. First guests at around 11:45am had special bbq skewers and jaffle. Chicken and beef was raw on skewer. Expectation of standards was higher. Jaffle small and expensive considering local competition.

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Thank Jamie H
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Murni W, Owner at Murni's Warung, responded to this review, 13 July 2014
Thank you for visiting. I'm pleased that the setting was stunning setting and you had good service. I hope that you can come back and try some of our other dishes, which I am sure you will enjoy. Murni
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“Excellent on All Levels”
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We really enjoyed all our meals here. Delicious local food served in an amazing location. This restaurant is an historic landmark in Ubud. Very reasonable prices and nice service. No hesitation in recommending it as well as the very interesting shop. The owner has written several books on Ubud.

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Murni W, Owner at Murni's Warung, responded to this review, 13 July 2014
Thank you for the congratulations. I'm delighted that you enjoyed it so much. Murni
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Mataram, Indonesia
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“Location n taste”
Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

Come here on a visit to ubud and have a nice lunch...everything is fresh n delicious..the price is right too..quiet, traditional ambience n nice staffs..

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Murni W, Owner at Murni's Warung, responded to this review, 13 July 2014
Thank you for visiting us. I'm pleased that everything is fresh and delicious and the price is right too. I hope you can come back. Murni
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“Good Balinese food with a great view.”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Murni's Warung is a great location for a dinner set against a river valley. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and the dinner was very good. Check out the 4 levels before choosing a place to sit - they have a cosy bar area with comfortable seating. The duck and slow cooked chicken were very good... Service was good albeit a bit too personal for my liking. I would however recommend it. A selection of international cuisine if Balinese food is not to your liking... Take plenty of mosquito spray!

  • Visited June 2014
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Murni W, Owner at Murni's Warung, responded to this review, 13 July 2014
Thank you for visiting. I'm pleased that Murni's Warung is a great location for a dinner and you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and the dinner was very good. I hope that you can come back. Murni
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Newcastle, Australia
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“Location Location”
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Murnis is a place I love to visit every time I'm in Ubud. The location is 2nd to none. If you can score yourself a seat on the lowest of the 4 levels closest to the river you won't be disappointed with the setting. I only visit for a quick lunch and have the chicken sate skewers. The best sate in Bali for me.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Jacqustar
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Murni W, Owner at Murni's Warung, responded to this review, 13 July 2014
It's great to read that Murnis is a place you love to visit every time you are in Ubud and the location is second to none. Please keep coming back and have more sate. Murni
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