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Hainanese Delights

) #337 of 764 Restaurants in George Town ££ - £££ Asian, Malaysian
1926 Heritage Hotel, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“braised lamb” (3 reviews)
“sago” (3 reviews)
“chicken rice” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Malaysian
££ - £££
1926 Heritage Hotel, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went to lunch with his aunty and uncle today. You can't go past locals advice add they are, so it was a great find. In a heritage listed building from 1926, it's old in a charming way. Food was delicious, and...More

Thank misslissa83
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Despite of the various reviews, I did not have any expectations of this restaurant. This eatery is nothing fancy, likely to describe as homely and its decor has nothing to shout home about. But food wise, they are some winners that make the trip worth...More

Thank Laksa6
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We went for lunch on a Friday and there were quite a number of tables filled up. We sat in the covered area as you come in from the hotel side, not inside the restaurant, so although the initial ordering and service was good, attracting...More

Thank yss97
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I have always been hesitant about returning to this restaurant for the same reason raised by many reviewers - steep prices and the not so friendly staff, especially the madam of the house. Last night, I dined here with some friends and we ordered: #1...More

Thank aliciak39
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Located inside 1926 Heritage Hotel at Burma Road with plenty of parking . Very noisy restaurant Service is appalling as waiters do not change new plate i.e. One plate for all dishes We ordered spring rolls -average stew mutton(pre ordered) -good curry kapitan -good Bitter...More

Thank Happy258
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Overall the food is tasty and look nice, but a bit sweet during the dinner we had. Recommending the spring roll, Loh Bak and curry chicken. As for dessert, try out their sago with coconut milk and brown sugar- yummy. Expecting slow servicing during peak...More

Thank Chee Wei S
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I would typically not eat at a restaurant when in Penang given the great variety of hawker food options available. But I was pretty glad to eat at Hainanese Delight. Run by 3 brothers with a great back story. Their father used to work as...More

Thank VerySpecialK
Reviewed 13 September 2015

The restaurant was practically empty on a Sunday lunch time, which didn't bode well. However, the food was not bad. We had the spring rolls (large and well-filled), chicken pie (nicely cooked pastry, filling had more veg than chicken, but the sauce was tasty), braised...More

Thank yss97
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We flew into Penang quite but had contacted Charles to reserve and pre-order. It was not just the starvation, the food is really excellent here. The Chillie Crabs was succulently fresh. Their bestseler Chicken Rice ensures tasty rice and chicken with the right amount of...More

Thank RosieRoses
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

The food quality slightly degraded since I first tried few years back, but overall food is still okay. The service in the other side, has been degraded greatly. The same aunty serving since years back, the attitude is getting worse. Asking for more sauce for...More

Thank Alex3tb5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 - 03:00
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1926 Heritage Hotel, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
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