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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
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (19 reviews)
“dumplings” (15 reviews)
“bao” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
LOCATION
Shop 4, Reef Apartments, Wharf St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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1 - 10 of 422 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went on a recommendation and can honestly say I wasn't disappointed.!. The place was packed so I sat at the bar and had brilliant service by the most friendly and happy waitress. A few beers (huge Tigers) some tempura eggplant and fire meat (spicy...More

Thank Big E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had high hopes on the fusion. I wss disappointed. it wsd nice food but it didn't make me want to return and im a local. great location but I don't think it's meets the expectations of asian fusion.More

Thank Ani C
Tina A, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Ani, thank you for your feedback. We take pride in the good location, quality of service, food and beverages we have. However, we are very sorry to hear that our foods did not meet your standards. We take positive and negative reviews very seriously...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Foster and were looking forward to dining in Spice Monkey on Saturday evening. Call just after 18:00 to reserve a table for two, the call went to an answering machine,could have well been to busy to answer the call, that’s understandable. However...More

Thank Craig A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate the Day's Special. Presented in a beautiful black wooden box, in red lqaquered dishes, it offered a sample of about 5 different meals that were available. It was absolutely divine. Service was great, but drinkls a bit pricey. Then again you can't have...More

Thank Raine M
Tina A, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your kind words about our bento box special mean so much Raine. Thank you for dining with us and for recommending our restaurant. Hope you'll be back for another delicious dinner soon. Kind regards, Management team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot ever go past the perfect views food and service and find it impossible to not visit every time I’m in town.More

Thank Nigel F
Tina A, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! What a wonderful review Nigel! We are so happy you found the food, view and the service to be excellent. We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know all these beautiful words. We look forward to welcoming you back in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being to a lot of takeaway food and dining-in restaurants around Foster this place was a bit of a shock as the food was delicious. We had vegetarian spring rills, schnapper and seafood salad. plus the place had good atmosphere.More

Thank white__melon
Tina A, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this 5 bubble review! Thank you very much for taking the time to review our restaurant. We're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us. Thanks so much for taking the time to post this feedback! Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised at the quality of food at the niche restaurant, the sashimi equals any of the top restaurants anywhere in Australia. Don't let that cool you off if sashimi isn't your bag, they have some excellent choices for the not so sure as...More

Thank vocat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the Pork and Prawn dumplings for entrée and they were very nice. @ of us dining had Shared mains (best way here, I think). Snapper for main which was pretty good and Chicken dish that was the highlight. Service was great, and BYO ($7...More

Thank Brad290
Tina A, General Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Brad, we are so happy you found the food and the service to be excellent. Thanks so much for taking the time to post this feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Management team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, friendly staff and good service. Live music on Friday nights. Beautiful views and environment. Best Place!

Thank CristineWalker
Tina A, Manager at Spice Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Christine, we are so happy you found the food, environment and the service to be excellent. Thanks so much for taking the time to post this feedback! Hope you'll be back again soon. Kind regards, Management team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A month ago my wife and I stayed in Forster for a couple of days and went to our favourite restaurants, The Spice Monkey. It is located on the southern side of the Forster/Tuncury Bridge overlooking the waterways. As usual the food was great but...More

Thank davidS7348HN
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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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Philly386
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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MidNorthCoast
28 July 2015|
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Response from IreloandLover |
Yes if your able to book it would be fantastic. We have been booked out a lot for Friday and Saturday nights an now the weekdays are filling up as well. It would be best to book to secure your table but we do accept walk... More
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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
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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