Monkey's Corner

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27 reviews
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$41 to $100
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Asian
Monkey's Corner is a small bar proudly brought to you by the Poernomo bros. Housed in a corner heritage building on Kensington St Chippendale, it is an intimate 20-seater space offering inventive cocktails which are creatively paired with cheeky savory bites. Discover an extensive collection of expertly curated boutique rum, whiskey, gin, and Japanese selections.
What 27 People Are Saying
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4.0based on recent ratings
4.1
Food
4.1
Service
4.0
Ambience
3.6
Value
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Hanch
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience2

Overpriced, poor service, had high expectations but were not met.

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qwerty
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3Food4Service1Ambience3

Food overall was nice and flavoursome but it was cold to the touch when it arrived as well as the service is poor and rude.

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Deetas
Sydney / NSW
6 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Great food and excellent staff. Very cold as small space and doors are always opening and closing so dress warmly in winter.

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Indie
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience2

We were excited to lunch at Monkey's corner after hearing so much about their truffle menu. Portion sizes were disappointing and points to a wider culture in Australian dining where restaurants earn reputations based on celebrity endorsements and insta trends but ultimately lack the level of service or quality in their offering. I have had truffles in various countries all over the world and the ones served here were surprisingly lacking in their characteristic smell and taste (unusual for an otherwise strong flavored ingredient). So much so, I felt like perhaps the truffles had not been handled properly or worse were imitation truffles (if such a thing exists) ! Will not be recommending or returning.

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SelviL
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Too small portion too expensive. Not worthed for paying that much.

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FrancescoI
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Chili Spanner crab noddles where amazing!!!! Defenetly we will be back

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CharlesS
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing small dishes that are flavorful. Food menu is small but neither is the venue. Cocktails are also delicious. Staff are friendly and overall it’s worthwhile.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very tasty food enjoyed with family in a warm inviting atmosphere topped off with friendly and efficient service. Highly recommended. Can’t wait to come back.

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ZeeshanS
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2020
Overall4Food3Service2Ambience4

Drinks were were nice although service was slow. Can't rate the food as we didn't order any but the menu looked delicious.

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Renny
1 review
Dined on 6 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I was very happy with the service provided to my partner and I. It was my partner’s first time there and he loved it! The customer service was exceptional and the food was outstanding. We left very happy and satisfied. Thank you so much!

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KopaiK
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2020
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience4

Food was really nice, drinks were delicious, no noise, only drawback was the service was almost non-existent. Had to go seek out service from the bar and kitchen ourselves to order more food or drinks.

Otherwise very good.

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Joanna
1 review
Dined on 4 June 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience4

Portions were really small, especially for the price we paid. Went to the food court at spice alley right after our meal at Monkey’s Corner. Would be good if they increased portion size by a little or include some sides in their menu. Tastes good though!

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FiSc
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was delicious. Together with the desert. There is no negative comment.

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Joey
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and amazing service!! Would definitely recommend Monkeys corner to everyone

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2020
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience3

seafood was not fresh, but the sauce on top was good

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Lalaneats
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful food, loved the crack bowl and spanner crab chilli noodles!

Cocktails were beautiful, the geisha was the crowd favourite with a lovely yuzu & raspberry flavour!

Definitely will return 😊

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KiaraW
1 review
Dined on 24 May 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful food and great service! Dishes brought out in perfect timing, and tasted amazing.

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Alex
1 review
Dined on 24 May 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

We had the prawns for entre, chilli crab noodles, spicy trout tartare, and edamame beans for main. It was all delicious but the chilli crab noodles were the standout! Yummo!

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TaliaK
1 review
Dined on 24 May 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Love the Monkeymie- delicious pork belly.
Ox tongue is tender and cooked nicely.
Great customer service.
Will visit again.

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ChristineV
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always exceeding my expectations, the food was absolutely delicious. Everything we ordered was beautiful presented and the taste matched its look. Would definitely recommend.

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ChristineK
1 review
Dined on 21 May 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of the best places to dine out in Sydney. The menu is quite limited but it’s because the chef and crew dedicate a lot of time and energy to ensure each dish is spectacular. Must try the spanned crab noodles!

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KittyL
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience3

I like the fusion cuisine there with Malaysian and Japanese. But the taste is too strong, too much salt and spices. The menu hasn’t been updated for long time. The Duck was yummy but the ingredients were too fat. Next time to go, maybe after few months, hope the menu will be updated with some new dishes.

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Marsh1209
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Food was ok. Price is very expensive for what you get. The portion is very very small.
Ordered 4 dishes for 2 of us and still hungry ...

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JennyL
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great cozy place. Group of 3, thoroughly enjoyed the staff, food and atmosphere, we will be back.

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whitty
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Great food! That definitely is undeniable, however the price doesn't exactly match the quantity you receive.

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Dondon
1 review
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Portions are quite small but definitely tasty. Head there for their beef tongue and crack bowl. Pair them up with a good cuppa of sake!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall1Food1Service5Ambience2

Overrated. The crab noodle creation felt like having an instant noodles mix with some spaghetti sauce. Portion is way to small compared to the price they charge. I have to order three mains just to make us full.

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