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“nice view of the lotus pond next to starbucks Ubud”
Review of Cafe Lotus

Cafe Lotus
Ranked #427 of 971 Restaurants in Ubud
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Very nice view of the lotus pond. It is next to Starbucks, food was average, mid-high range price. The chilled young coconut juice was good.

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Thank SusanFan
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

we hated eating here. we were not treated well - probably cos we were not whites. go there if you have to but highly avoidable.
rude staff and very arrogant. poor service, not value for money

Thank Madhusudan S
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I have had occasion to visit Cafe Lotus on a previous visit to Ubud, and thought I would give it another try.

This time sharing a seafood rijsttafel with my girlfriend. The food was tasty and mostly well prepared.. .albeit the tuna was well over cooked.

My problem as on my previous visit is the service. This restaurant has all the potential in the world and a 30+ year history. Most people seem awed by it. My issue of a repeat nature is the staff...of which there are large and ample numbers of. Our waiter was very obvious in that even while speaking to us he was distracted and looking across the restaurant at other tables only occasionally tearing his attention away and back to us. I would estimate that service accounts for 30% or more of the dining experience...of which through two visits now on different trips to Ubud to this restaurant has demonstrated a failure in this regard. In most respects this restaurant functions like a well oiled machine as exhibited by what I assume is the manager moving about the restaurant directing his staff.

So...while the food was alright the overall dining experience was once again severely damaged by staff who "just don't get it". This is exactly why I dislike so much, a system whereby a service charge is automatically included on your bill...what service? Well a bad service that is what.

Thank F9458NJjasonf
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Went here for lunch with friends quit busy place the garden fantastic the meals where ok found it to be more expensive than other places we had been to and the staff are not very friendly and felt like we where being rushed to finish our meals.

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Thank phil s
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

If you come here it will be for the location and ambience. There was also a Joged Dance that evening which I had to pay RP 80,000 for as my table was nearer to the stage. I love the location and sitting by the lotus pond, is just amazing. I remember the food was better during my previous visit some years back but I did not order the same food. Otherwise, the food is ok.

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Thank AndrewYew
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