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10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-222 2000
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  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Staffs are professional, teas are good, foods okay. Cleanliness need to be improved as wall dusts are easily spotted. Definitely affect the experience when the table is placed against the wall. White orchid flower on table and it would be much better if they are...More

Thank Clarisloveslife
Reviewed 1 week ago

I do love a good afternoon tea and drag my poor beloved all over the place indulging. This is one of the best I've had and for such a reasonable price too (for the two of us under AUS$50, the Hydro Majestic in the Blue...More

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is quality food of a very high calibre. Mostly it is Western dishes rather than Malaysian style dishes and it is not cheap but it is an experience. The afternoon tea was a delight for Easter Sunday.

Thank RomaPHILE33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel’s cozy yet elegant 1885 dining room offers a grand dinner of meticulously prepared, European dishes. It also serves delicate English afternoon tea, one of the highlights of our stay, in the finest British traditions that let you relive the island’s colonial heyday with...More

1  Thank Loren P
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This lovely restaurant is part of the historic E & O Hotel named after the year it was built. They hold High Tea in the afternoons with an array of foods on a multi tiered cake stand with very elegant China. Beware, you may not...More

1  Thank FionaPerthWA
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We tried the High Tea and were impressed with the variety and quality of the food. Have a light lunch if you are going to have the High Tea.

Thank Great_Explorer
Reviewed 23 February 2018

1885 is a good place for relaxation after strolling around the old town for a couple of hours. To my surprise, the restaurant only had a few tables of customers when I walked in. I thought it would be a long queue for the afternoon...More

Thank Karmaexplorer
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I actually would like to take this oppertunity to thank you all for fitting us in at the last moment. With food like this and service to match everything was faultless. Thank you so much. So if this does not persuade you I can assure...More

2  Thank Adrian P
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Visited E&O hotel one Sunday afternoon and was lucky enough to get a seat for the Sunday English afternoon tea at 1885. We called up earlier in the week and was told it was fully booked but decided to walk in on the day to...More

3  Thank Blue_Man_Alejandro
Reviewed 9 February 2018

E&O is legendary in Georgetown and the afternoon tea session almost just as much. At E&O the session is impeccably served with all the glitter and glamour, but of some strange reason only 3 parties were in the restaurant this afternoon. Strange, but OK -...More

1  Thank ChristoffCph
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2 April 2018|
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Response from 429Happy | Reviewed this property |
From memory I think this is correct. However, should you be a resident guest and staying over 14 nights a discount does apply. For a longer stay guests it’s 20%. Tea is excellent value great selection of teas and cakes... More
2 December 2016|
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Response from Thanh L |
I want to place cream cake?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-222 2000
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