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Ruby's Cafe

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Jl. Scallywags Mango Retreat, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia (Formerly Warung Gili)
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13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I returned after visiting on my last trip here. Menu has been updated with some excellent new additions but the fabulous curries that the chef is famous for are still there, thank goodness. Such good value for money. GREAT fresh juices using the freshest fruit. Same friendly service. Will always return to work my way through the menu

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Thank AmissHolmes
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thanks Jeremy and Ruby. Your place is an absolute gem.The food is amazing and hospitality is very friendly. Thanks so much. If you are on Gili Air this place is a must.

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Thank wazza064
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Small menu of freshly cooked curries. Delusions butter chicken! Fast and service for the Gilis. Lovely owner makes all guest feel welcome. Great dinner option on a budget.

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Thank MrsBella
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Ruby's for dinner after reading all the positive reviews, and once we found it (take a map!) we were blown away with the food. The jalapeño poppers are out of this world, you must try them.. Guaranteed they'll be the best you've ever had. For mains, my boyfriend fancied a burger and ordered it with cheddar rather than... More 

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Thank Kate L
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ruby's twice during our 6 night stay on Gili Air. Both times we were greeted with the typical Balinese smile. Service here is more efficient than at other places on the island and the owner does a good job of making sure guests have a good experience. Nice fresh juices and smoothies and homemade food. We had the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little place! We had an amazing meal fit with blue cheese burgers (first place that actually did them medium rare!), chilli poppers, thai green curry and penne meatball pasta - every single one was as delicious as the next. They also had cold beer and a great atmosphere, and the service was good too!

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Thank Layla F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All 8 of us pulled into Ruby's Cafe hot, sweaty and starving after a long walk in the scorching Gili's midday sun. We were immediately and efficiently accommodated by the smiling owner Jeremy, with a few tables and chairs rearranged and chilled beers speedily brought to the group. We ordered several plates of the jalapeño poppers to share as they... More 

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Thank Mark C
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ruby's is a little bit off beaten track from main road but well worth the trek.. we had lunch here, chicken satay, blue cheese burger, all is nice 👍🏻

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Thank Amanda P
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK everyone had burgers, so that's all we know. For the first time in Indonesia we asked for medium-rare, and that's what we got. Burgers were made with high quality meat, and the beer was cold. What more could a man want?

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Thank Russel-Lou
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again holds up to its reputation, ate here with a group of friends on reccomendation and it was amazing, great curry's and jalepino poppers were the ultimate snack with ice cold beer, good times all around.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 6
Cuisine
International, Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Scallywags Mango Retreat, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia (Formerly Warung Gili)
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  West Nusa Tenggara  >  Lombok  >  Gili Islands  >  Gili Air
Description
Ruby's Cafe is owned and operated by Indonesian Chef Ruby. Her mission is to provide fresh homecooked with passion from experience from working overseas inspires her delicious curries using imported ingredients unique to her cafe and her time in top Italian restaurants in Bali comes through in her perfect pasta dishes. Every plate is cooked from scratch, spring rolls,croquettes, curries, only the Rendang is cooked before as it takes 2 hours, no portions pulled from the freezer and buzzed in Micro. Ruby's is a simple open air cafe dedicated to providing tasty FRESH food with love. Sorry even though many reviews advise booking we do not take reservations works better on a rolling basis, last oders 3.30 lunch and 9.30 dinner.

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