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Edelweiss Cafe

38 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 8935
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Swiss, Vegetarian Friendly
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38 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Two of us visited here for dinner. Put simply, this is a great place to visit on your short visit to Penang. Good atmosphere, good food, good beers, good location and the owner is a personable, down to earth bloke up for a chat. He...More

Thank Elliott D
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Very atmospheric restro pub in the heart of old town Penang. Good choice of different food. We had a sausage wrap and chicken curry both were nice - curry particularly flavoursome. Washed down with Paulener wheat beer whilst taking in the interesting surroundings. Well worth...More

Thank chris R
Reviewed 24 April 2018

My wife and I went to this restaurant on a week night. It was not very busy. The service was good and friendly. The first course for me was very good but the apple flan I had for dessert was sub-par and had virtually not...More

Thank Graeme G
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We were walking around Penang and we wanted some beers. We came to Edelweiss and everything was perfect. They have nice music, nice German beers. I didn’t try any food but I have the feeling it’s nice as well. When we wanted to leave, we...More

Thank Nguyễn Tài H
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Very atmospheric, great decor, exceptional staff including Swiss owner of 20years. Excellent cocktails and the perfect ice cold beer. Loved it

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Wonderful restaurant in the old school way, peaceful and quiet. Very friendly staff and good food and drinks. Get tips on what to do in Georgetown from the friendly owner Hors. Highly recommended. Leif from Stockholm,Sweden.

Thank sd12lfs
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

It’s quaint. It’s romantic. They play music from the 40s and 50s. Lovely! The food comes at a glacial pace. The staff is not attentive at all. Once it arrives the food is uninspired. The menu is chaotic. Not really sure what the place wants...More

1  Thank MileHighMark
Urs C, Owner at Edelweiss Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Dear MileHighMark, We are sorry that you find Edelweiss not up to a standard your are used to. We are fully aware that during Chinese New Year we could not focus on high quality service as we are a two + two men team and...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018

I went for lunch, and while it was a little lonely being the first one in there, I enjoyed the decor and looked through one of their many picture books to keep myself occupied. I treated myself to a Negroni- very well made and tasty....More

Thank TravelDreams
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Excellent restaurant to visit whilst in Georgetown. Full of character and very special food. We loved the chicken curry with a great fusion of spices and the Schnitzel. The selection of beers was also very good. The ice cream with coffee liqueur was as promised,...More

Thank Romax58
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Lovely cafe and good food. The owners and staff are very helpful and friendly. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our time at Edelweiss.

Thank Brigitte J
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Yes they serve wine, beer and spirits
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 18:00
11:55 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:55 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:55 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:55 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-261 8935
  • E-mail
Cafe/Restaurant/Bar providing Swiss/German/Local Dishes. Special cocktails German/beers and a good selection of scotch/single malt whisky are available. We are operating in the medium price segment. We also supply tourist information for anybody who needs them.
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