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Madras New Woodlands Restaurant

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60 Lebuh Penang | Little India, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-263 9764
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08:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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149 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Ate here most nights during our stay in Georgetown. I actually preferred the food on the menu instead of eating the cheaper buffet options. The desserts are delicious too, a must try.

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Thank berryandshaun
Sunshine Coast
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic and very tasty food Staff are always helpful and prices are very reasonable Try the Dosai and order a mango lassie or Masala tea - both are delicious!!

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Thank DMWSUNSHINECOAST
Chennai (Madras), India
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

After a long time, visited this place back.No change in ambiance,food,taste,restaurant staff. Certainly recommend this place for tourists.

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Thank Vaideeswaran
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We went to New Woodlands as it featured in our guidebook and were not disappointed. They do a daily special which is all veg curry - as a true carnivore I usually steer clear of veg only but this was really nice food - 8 very small tasting dishes with a large rice, a chapati and 2x popadom. Best of... More 

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Thank VDV11
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We are here for an early dinner and the food was ok. The prices were good and the service reasonable just a few things out of place. The Bombay thali was missing dhal - I've never known a set Indian meal without dhal and the naan was rubbery and pale. The biryiani set was ok but again this was served... More 

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Thank Helen I
Melbourne, Australia
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95 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely scrumptious!! I always love visiting vegetarian restaurants because I can pick anything on the menu and woodlands has got an extensive menu!! Would highly recommend visiting to try some great Indian food! Be warned though that waitstaff is not friendly and hardly speaks to you at all. I was only there for a quick bite on my way through... More 

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Thank LozArthur
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great vegetarian food at great prices. Two courses with rice and naan all for RM45 and we came out feeling stuffed! Service is prompt and efficient and the lassis and teas are delicious. Highly recommended for all, vegetarian or not!

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Thank Chris J
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here quite a few times... every meal I've had has been amazing!! You have to try a mango lassi they are to die for! I don't know what else to say? Everything here is great... just go and try it, you won't be disappointed!!

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Thank 519ellim
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The food was too salty. It seemed like it was three days old with no life. The rice was stodgy. Naan was not cooked right - very heavy and doughy. Nothing had much flavor - it was one note - and that note was salty. Would recommend you try somewhere else.

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Thank travelsanon
Stuttgart, Germany
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The (all veggie) food is incredibly tasty and at a great value. Make sure you try the set dinner for lunch and the best Naan bread in Malaysia, they serve it optionally with butter, which is even better. We went there (one vegetarian, one not) for lunch and came back the next day because it was soooo tasty. Even for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Monday
08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Lebuh Penang | Little India, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 9764

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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