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“A decent night out” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Little Bali

Little Bali
Ranked #4 of 7 Restaurants in Cherating
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
Dining options: Dinner, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Seating
Christchurch, New Zealand
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95 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“A decent night out”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

Went to Little Bali at Kg Cerating. Saturday night. Cover charge of RM15. Given a drink - alcoholic or non. Nice place in this sleepy town and had a great ambiance due to the lighting. When we went, there was a live band playing which was fairly decent. Worth a visit if you are in the neighborhood.

Visited May 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Typical Malaysian Kind of Service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2013 via mobile

We decided to have our dinner at Little Bali that evening as we fell in love with its ambiance. We'd thought that it was a perfectly romantic place to spend a great evening together over dinner and perhaps over a few glasses of drinks.....and it was (the ambiance and drink part of it).

We ordered some beer first as we were there at 6.30pm to soak in the sunset and beautiful ambince. Once we were ready to order,we were told that we could only order our dinner at 8pm because that ws their "dinner serving time".

We, not being hungry yet, decided to order some fried chicken wings to eat whilst enjoying our beer. We were told that we could not order yet because "we are having our staff meeting". We didnt understand what the waitress meant because wht has our wanting to order dinner gotta to with them having their meeting?

We asked them again,and the same waitress told us that they cannot take our orders until their meeting was over. Fine. We tolerated. We then asked tthem if they could turn the music back on as it w a little bit too quite. To our disbelief, she said she couldn't because "we are having our meeting".

Irritated, we told her to take down our orders and to put it into the kitchen so that they can prepare it later.

It took them more than 1 hour to send our food out! When the food finally came out, the "fried' chicken was horrible! Smothered in sugar syrup on the outside...and inside, the chicken was TASTELESS! and COLD!

Come back again? For drinks yes, for food NEVER!

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Malaysia
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623 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
“Beautiful ambience, really poor service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2013 via mobile

We came here for dinner and we were the first customers of the day. To our dismay, the menu offered mostly finger food only. We went ahead to place our order at 6:30pm and after waiting for an hour, we flagged one of the waiters and asked about our food. He casually informed us that the food will be delayed as they are having a meeting with the owner. OMG! How is this possible? How could you place more importance to your internal meeting over your customers??

I have been to a lot of good as well as horrible eateries but this one really snags the pole position in being crappy & clueless as to what a service industry is all about. Anyway, our food came another 1 hour later and it tasted absolutely atrocious! What were they thinking when they opened up this place?

I guess monkeys don't just climb trees nowadays, but also work at Little Bali.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Enjoyable Night at Little Bali”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

It was late at night when we went to Little Bali. We just went for a glass or two and its awesome live band. There was never a dull moment throughout the few hours we were there. The band was especially awesome.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Absolutely horrible”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013

We recently went on a holiday to Cherating and this place was recommended. It's very pretty, and the atmosphere is lovely, but the food and the service were among the worst I have ever experienced.

There were about 10 of us, and we had a few beers there, and tried to order food. Typical malasysian style western food, chicken chops and fish and chips. An hour went by and our food hadn't come out.

When at last it did, our fish (battered, deep fried) was covered in beef gravy. The chips were covered in mayonnaise and chili sauce. When we said it was the wrong thing, the waitress told us that's how they did it.

We asked for it to be served without sauces, and they took the food back, scraped off the gravy and returned the same fish, simply turned upside down. And the fish inside was not cooked.

Very disgusting.

They also brought out the wrong plates and just set them down on the table where nobody ate them. They then tried to charge us for those dishes because "7 plates of food came out".

The food was horrible and the staff were argumentative. We told everyone who was on their way there that night to stay away.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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