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Spice Monkey

Shop 4, Reef Apartments, Wharf St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
+61 2 6554 8767
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (20 reviews)
“dumplings” (15 reviews)
“bao” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Shop 4, Reef Apartments, Wharf St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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1 - 10 of 444 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Could this be the best dinner ever? Came to Forster for my birthday with family in tow. We don't mind asian cuisine as we have done a fair amount of travel through Asia. We were greeted and seated quickly. The restaurant was really busy and...More

Thank Brendluvstravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to Spice Monkey a few times and not been disappointed with their Asian Fusion dishes. Staff are very friendly and love the deal they have with local motel with a free beer! Fabulous place to watch the sunset.

Thank donnab696
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner on Saturday night and the service was excellent and the food delicious. We shared all the dishes and they were tasty and beautifully plated. The service we received from all staff was excellent. We will definitely go back next time we are...More

Thank moreholidays99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't wait to get to Spice Monkey after reading all the reviews and also to be able to get some good japanese while on our annual Xmas holiday. The food is really good, can definitely recommend the Hokkaido Scallops, snapper fillet and the dumplings!...More

Thank louielou79
TinaA2718, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi louielou79, thank you for your honest feedback. We are so happy that you enjoyed the food. However, we were disappointed to hear about the service. Please note that this information has been passed on to our team. We do appreciate feedback both positive and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have dined here now a few times and have always had a good experience the food is always fresh and full of flavour. The staff are friendly and helpful. It gets very busy so i suggest booking especially during the peak holiday times. I...More

Thank benandmuffin247
TinaA2718, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We at Spice Monkey appreciate your honest review. We are glad to hear that you had a good time with us and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Management team

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This was the best food I have ever eaten in my entire life I am very happy with it. Best food ever thanks.More

Thank Renae G
TinaA2718, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post this wonderful feedback Renae. We do take pride in serving diners the best way we can. We are glad you had an excellent experience with us at Spice Monkey! We look forward to seeing you again soon....More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We went here for lunch and were warmly greeted by the waitress and ushered to our table where she explained the menu and told us the specials.The food was some of the best asian cuisine I have tasted.I especially recommend the scallops.They have a reasonable...More

Thank Steve I
TinaA2718, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Steve, thank you for your honest review and recommending our scallops one of the dishes to die for here at Spice Monkey. We are very happy you enjoyed our food, service and location. Thanks so much for taking the time to post this feedback....More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Food was really fresh and tasty. Some of the best sashimi and scallops we have had for awhile. Great spot to sit back and enjoy the view.

Thank needtogorhirhi
TinaA2718, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely note. I so appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Spice Monkey. Hope you'll be back again soon! Kind regards, Management team

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Love this restaurant. Its just one of those that you leave with a thought of - must come back here. The menu is creative and Aslan influenced in a way that most people will enjoy. Try the lunch box (at lunch time). You won't regret...More

Thank Grant M
TinaA2718, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi Grant, thank you so much for the awesome feedback. We are very happy you enjoyed our food. Thanks so much for taking the time to post this feedback! Hope to see you again here at Spice Monkey anytime soon! Kind regards, Management team

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We love a restaurant with Asian inspiration and Spice Monkey certainly served that. Great position on the lake in Forster Both inside and outside dining and full bar. Happy hour daily from 4-6 is a bonus Food is fantastic and very well presented Staff were...More

1  Thank Nerida B
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Tricia B
14 August 2018|
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Response from 2428Deb |
Last time i enquired no they don't.
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Matt F
12 June 2016|
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Response from cookieau2000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but they also have a great drinks menu & make very good cocktails
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4 March 2016|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Unsure but I don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 4, Reef Apartments, Wharf St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Forster
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6554 8767
  • E-mail
Description
Our sushi is prepared in front of you at our unique sushi bar and our delicious Asian fusion cuisine, served share plate style, will take you on a food adventure, with Tempura Prawns, Duck Wontons, Sushi and Sashimi, and loads more. We have live music Friday nights from 5:30, so come try our own Monkey Magic beer as you watch the stunning sunset from the deck.
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