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Road Opposite Golden Sands Hotel | Jalan Sungai Emas, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The portion of foods are of average for family of 4 persons. Price charged are quite reasonable for one dish of fish, taufu, pork ribs & vege at about USD10.

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Thank Lee Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here to celebrate a birthday. Ordered 6 meals, which turned out to be sharing dishes. Bill for 6, bearing in mind the food ordered was for 15 people an including couple of large bottles of water: 26GBP!

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Thank Roland K
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A 'pop up' restaurant, again, like all the places we have tried in this area, the food is great, service is great. Their own curry dish is a must try if you like a kick, the hottest Chinese curry I've ever tasted, but doesn't leave a lasting burn in your mouth! They do S,M and L portions, the medium was... More 

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Thank David G
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Going out for dinner and pass by this open spaced roadside Restaurant. Great food and service. Waiter can speak fluent Cantonese and voluntarily to reduce portion of each dishes so we could try more varieties. Strongly recommended.

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Thank Otonwu
Wurruk, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere even better food at a good price, best stall in Batu Ferringhi. Ask a local for directions.

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Manchester UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lat visited this restaurant in 2012 when in Batu Ferringhi. Its a sort of pop up restaurant. By day the seating area is unused/contains cars. Tables & cooking implements are rolled out at night. Plastic seating and basic tables. Quite a large menu and all items cooked in view as the kitchen is within the seating area. When ordering, food... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

What a gem, the service is great and the food even better, and goes what it is super value. We enjoyed it so much we went back again, beware not closes on a Tuesday

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Easy access as it was by the roadside from the main road...the only stall serves chinese food. As it opens around evening... hungry customers awaits.From the menu written by banners...one could choose what you want to be serve....local dishes.. or western... Prices affordable but need to ask should you try seafood...prices are at market pricing or by kgs.y

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Always busy and you are likely to have to share a table. We shared with a lovely elderly Malaysian couple who agreed that we could eat with them and they had travelled around the world and to London twice so we had plenty to talk about. They lived in Georgetown but their 1st time here - they said food was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Good location to the hotel where we were staying . Food ok ,good menu to choose from .nothing special.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road Opposite Golden Sands Hotel | Jalan Sungai Emas, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?