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Sams Batik House

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Best Kurtis in the world!

I buy too many every time I go there. They are beautiful. The staff is great. I love the colors... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2016
ddsblues
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Penang, Malaysia
Good shopping

Bought several garments and had a shirt made for my husband. Nothing too much trouble for the staff... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2016
Chevalier44
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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183,185 Penang Road, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
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Reviewed February 25, 2016

I buy too many every time I go there. They are beautiful. The staff is great. I love the colors and the workmanship is fine. I only buy cotton, hand-embroidered in India. I really want to try the silk ones.

Thank ddsblues
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Bought several garments and had a shirt made for my husband. Nothing too much trouble for the staff to get the correct size. Will go again.

Thank Chevalier44
Reviewed January 27, 2016

A real Aladdin's cave of clothes. Some very cheap but I particularly like embroidered Indian tops which are obviously a little more expensive but still very reasonable. The staff are helpful and friendly. I visit this shop each time I go.

Thank omannettie
Reviewed January 14, 2016

I love looking through the beautiful clothing and choosing what I'll go home with. But it's not just that. It's fun to shop at Sam's. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I had a cold and they even brought me a hot chai which...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Amazing and beautiful Indian clothes on hand, even for kids. They have a tailor on site and can make almost instantaneous alterations. Service is very friendly and helpful, and the clothes are very reasonable. Don't be fooled by the similarly named knock-off down the street!

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed December 6, 2015

A place we returned to for great bargins and we were not disappointed. Whether it be clothes (men and women and the young ones), cotton bed covers in a range of colours and patterns, scarves, table runners and so much more. A family run business...More

1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed July 1, 2015

This place (and Sams Collections just down the way a bit) has some great styles and colors and helpful staff. I've purchased things at both places and have been happy with my purchases. Parking in the lot just across the street is 5 ringgit which...More

Thank JanaK123
Reviewed May 27, 2015

Just visited Michael and staff at this great shop, plenty to see great range of fabrics, Michael was so helpful, had alterations done to high standard and even had a shirt altered while I waited, if you are in Georgetown this is must, no pressure...More

4  Thank Brian_Smith1984
Reviewed March 21, 2015

My 3 girlfriends and I (described unfairly as 4 women of a distinguished age!), visited this store by accident! We were filling in time before visiting The Blue House! Well we loved this incredible store so much that we visited it twice, and we didn't...More

4  Thank Fiona L
Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Not impressed after my boyfriend was mis-sold two shirts as genuine batik which were not at all - lying to make a sale is not to be respected. Also think the shop is mis-named considering I now know the only genuine batik we saw was...More

8  Thank Kate L
aanchal92, Owner at Sams Batik House, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2015

Hi Mam, Good evening to you. Firstly i would like to inform you that there is a big confusion between 'Sams Batik House" and "sams collections" as we are just few doors away from each other. We are the original "Sams Batik House'. Our shop...More

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pernil5
February 13, 2018|
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Response from aanchal92 | Property representative |
hi yes we are open during chinese new year but we are closed on sundays
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svirgo108
September 29, 2017|
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Response from aanchal92 | Property representative |
Hi good morning, we have many big size kurtis available with embroidery. If you like we can even whatsapp some images to you and we can post it out. Postage to KL is around RM10-20 depending on the weight.
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Robert L
October 16, 2016|
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Response from hwang123 | Reviewed this property |
This is little bit tricky. As I can say , it depends how much you buy. If you buy more than 500rm, 10% discount is easy. The remaining is up to you and owner.
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