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10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-222 2000
14:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 14:00 - 23:00
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The semi fine dining restaurant in E&O Hotel. Also one of the popular places for English Afternoon Tea in George Town. As of Feb 2017, Yesterday's Classic Set Menu is available from 7pm to 10:30pm and is priced at RM120 nett per person for 3-course set menu. Relatively reasonable.

Thank CheeWah_Chan
Western Australia
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251 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here on our final evening in the Eastern oriental hotel. You can choose the set or al a crate menu. We chose the set menu which gave two choices for entree and main course. The food was beautiful and the snapper cooked perfectly. The staff of which there appeared to be many were professional and polite and unobtrusive.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Overrated English Afternoon Tea @ RM65.30 pax. Single serving of food and drinks, no wifi signal at all. Scones are not warm so I have to ask them to heat up. No selection of coffee (if you are not tea drinker). No changing of tea, only add hot water when tea turned cold. Food is not fantastic or special, just... More 

Thank bellim
Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had drinks here on a couple of occasions during our stay and whilst the bar inside is nicely furnished, there is not enough seating and tables outdoors to enjoy the view of the pool and sea.

Thank Denise H
Leura, Australia
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at 1985 which is one of the restaurants in the E&O. The food was delicious but my family thought the portions where too small.

Thank Vivien541
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On my last day in MY before heading back to Oz I treated myself - hang on - all of this 3 week adventure has been a total treat and in so many ways... to afternoon tea at the Eastern & Oriental hotel in George Town. A lovely three tier cake/nibbles stand accompanied a pot of English Breakfast tea plus... More 

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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Had high tea here. Wonderful setting in a quiet and historic restaurant. The food was delicious and plentiful. I didn't eat everything as I was so full. Enjoyed the tuna sandwich surrounded by cucumber. There is a wide choice of teas to choose from and they will top your teapot up with hot water when you ask. The staff were... More 

Thank Weetbix7
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We loved this. A superb selection of sandwiches, a fantastic selection of tea - we had Assam which was perfect - and beautiful cakes. The cakes were the highpoint for me. There must have been at least 5 different types - all of which were exquisite. The only disappointment for me was the cream tea scones: scones themselves were excellent,... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had a satisfactory meal on New Year's Eve but for 550 RM it was a little too expensive for two considering its quality. We had a much better meal at the Macalister Mansion if you wish to spend the same amount for dinner. Macalister Mansion was magnificent!!

Thank michaelheaney1725
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Christmas Lunch followed by New Year's Eve Dinner. I am almost speechless in trying to describe the most delicious food, brilliant service, and perfect wine matching. Sensational in every way. When in Penang be sure to book this restaurant.

Thank collie72

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Valet Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
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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