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Ruby's Cafe

Jl. Scallywags Mango Retreat | we are next door to Scallywags Mango Retreat, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
+62 878-6355-8972
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef rendang” (66 reviews)
“pumpkin curry” (38 reviews)
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International, Asian, Fusion, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Jl. Scallywags Mango Retreat | we are next door to Scallywags Mango Retreat, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely fresh, delicious, all homemade, some of the best food I’ve had in Indo. The Beef Rendang is outstanding. Slow cooked, super tender, lots of flavor, and a huge portion. Also had yellow chicken curry, butter chicken, burger, calamari, and today Lemon Chicken Wrap. It’s...More

Thank kimmiemik
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Really cooked from the ground. Very nice staff and a pleasant experience. I understand why it has good reviews. Would recommend to anyone looking for a nice meal. The chicken lemon wrap was very delicious 👌

Thank PontusL99
ruby h, Owner at Ruby's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for the great review, sadly following the earthquake we are closed for a few weeks, open again early September, God willing.

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I would definitely make time to visit Ruby's during your stay on Gili Air, even just for the Beef Rendang. The place is small but cosy and welcoming, and the staff are extremely friendly. There is enough on the menu to make deciding very difficult,...More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Just the best evening meal of delicious local food at a fantastic price. So good we went back for our final lunch the next day!

Thank sallymortleman
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Very great discovery. The food was tasty and delicious. It is by far our favorite restaurant in Gili Air ! Special mention the Indian Butter Chicken, the portions are generous & marinated in a perfect sauce! Thanks !

Thank Marie T
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Our second trip to Ruby's and were not disappointed. Well worth seeking out this hidden gem, my Pumpkin Curry was superb and my husband had the highly revered Beef rendang which was off the scale. We've tried this in many places but this is the...More

Thank Roam293899
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, beautifully prepared and served with a friendly smile. We will definitely be returning to Rubys.

Thank emskibrant
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Visited twice during our stay in Gili Air, excelent burgers, chicken, curry and good cold cider :-) Staff is very friendly too.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We just loved everything about Ruby’s and ended up eating here a number of times during a week long stay on Gili Air. The menu is simple but every meal was prepared beautifully and tasted delicious. Customer service is great, the girls do a fantastic...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 23 July 2018

It's a somewhat hidden warung but well worth a visit. Go in, sit and enjoy food. A typical place with locals working. Not worth going to such a restaurant and eat a burger (they seems good too), but rather enjoying the typical Indonesian food. Especialy...More

Thank Bruno T
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Judy D
15 January 2018|
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Response from ruby h | Property representative |
Hi, because of bad internet lately i have only just seen this. I am sorry but we do not provide a transport service from Lombok.Taxi to Bangsal and then there are local boats and fast boats to Gili Air.
7 October 2017|
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Response from maddogAnstruther | Reviewed this property |
Not easy, I found it with google maps just download for the island and use it offline type in Ruby’s find it and enjoy.
9 June 2017|
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Response from AndreiaVilasBoas | Reviewed this property |
No need! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Scallywags Mango Retreat | we are next door to Scallywags Mango Retreat, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia (Formerly Warung Gili)
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  West Nusa Tenggara  >  Lombok  >  Gili Islands  >  Gili Air
  • Phone Number: +62 878-6355-8972
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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 orders 10.00 dinner.
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