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Palm Hill Bungalows | Batu Ampar A/18, Batu Ampar, Riau Islands Province 29457, Indonesia
+62 778 450183
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great restaurant for barbecues on Saturdays, have a drink on week days at night or even for a calm lunch during weekdays. Great variety of dishes, including traditional indonesian and western dishes.

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Thank Paulo M
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Good place Oldies atmosphere Pricie But good taste They have free flow beer on Friday only 2 hours long.

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Kone, New Caledonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A good place to be. Nice menu ,Nice environment ( garden, pool). The service is fast , with a smiling team. Typical '´ fare ´´we disconnect to the busy Life from Batam when we are here

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Location is nice, it is tone of the most peculiar meeting places in Batam, rivers of beer and some acceptable beef and brownie. To eat well, believe me, better be going somewhere else.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Great Restaurant hidden in Batam. Near Nagoya on Smiley Hill - Difficult to find but well worth the visit. Great selection of Western and Indonesian Food with a superb setting and great ambiance especially on a Friday evening when "Free" beer is served between 5-30 - 7-00 pm ! Service is First class and reasonable prices - Great Steaks and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This collection of kind of upgraded low cost houses has been turned into a sort of a sham hotel which is known as Smiling HIll, but IMO there is nothing to smile about here. I stayed there many times, but the last time saw me contract a case of food poisoning then being bundled almost senseless onto a ferry and... More 

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Thank MalaysiaMel
Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Batam is not the hub of the international cosmopolitan set, but if you are starving for a conversation in English then Goodies can provide you an ear full. If you are a family with children, lunch time would prove a winner along with the swimming pool and pizza for the children while you relax with a cold drink of choice... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

This Restaurant is situated just outside Nagoya - Best to ask for directions. Great Selection of Western & Asian Foods- Steaks are good and reasonably priced. Selection of Beers and Wines - A must visit place on theIsland of Batam. Great setting 🍷

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Thank Gary B
Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Definiteely a very bad experience. Will not return. After lunch we suffered bad diarrhoea and the food served was cold...from roat turkey to roast chicken to pork/ham...completely tasteless..would rather eat at one fo the roadside street staLL

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North Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

I loved goodies... Lunch and evenings were slowly replacing the gym at my hotel.. Will return 1 day. Staff are nice and they put on some BBQ nights along with Australia nights etc.Plenty of expats to chat too also!

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Cuisine
Asian, American, European, Indonesian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Hill Bungalows | Batu Ampar A/18, Batu Ampar, Riau Islands Province 29457, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Riau Islands Province  >  Riau Archipelago  >  Batam  >  Batu Ampar
  • Phone Number: +62 778 450183
Description
Goodies Restaurant is winning a huge following among Batam’s Western expatriate community and Indonesian residents of Batam who enjoy good food in a magic setting at sensible prices.The Goodies chefs and kitchen facilities are capable of catering an 80-seat restaurant and large wedding parties or other functions. The Goodies bar is a popular meeting place for both Smiling Hill residents and visitors. The Goodies team has a very simple goal - to create the Number One restaurant in Batam for Western expatriate residents of the island, visitors from other countries and for local Indonesian residents who appreciate fine food and outstanding service.Goodies offers a choice of Western international dining, home-style favourites, Indonesian and Asian specialties, Italian pasta and pizzas, popular snacks, soups and salads, all-day breakfasts, and (unusually for Batam) a selection of classic desserts.The magic poolside setting and the ambiance created by the Bali-style treatment of the pool surrounds lends itself to further development as a public restaurant for people looking for somewhere special to dine.Goodies is becoming a popular venue for special corporate dinner parties, birthdays and other special occasions, as well as for regular dining. The restaurant is open from 7.30 am until 9.30 pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?