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Goh Huat Seng

59A, Lebuh Kimberly, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
60 4 261 5646
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good53%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish balls” (5 reviews)
“tofu” (4 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Soups, Malaysian
$$ - $$$
59A, Lebuh Kimberly, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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21 - 30 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 6 January 2015

The shop appears nicely set-up serving chicken rice till your turn to order and they will piss you off. They not only don't utter a word when taking orders but their mere "physical" means "what do you want" can really turn off your appetite. Pricy...More

Thank myholidayinbali
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I loved the taste of the soup..we didnt order the more expensive fish head soup, we just ordered the ordinary one and it tasted very yummy to us. As it is just two of us, we ordered 2 plates of food with addition of the...More

1  Thank yagiza
Reviewed 7 June 2014

The steamboat was using charcoal and that makes it back to the olden days feel which is really tasty too.Soup was cooked with many ingredients and spices and full of flavours

Thank Junji81
Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

Heard about the sad news from friends that this place no longer serves the ala carte dishes. Finally had a chance to go and confirm this hard to believe news. Yup.. Gone are the good old days. Now they only serve steamboat and fried noodles....More

Thank mtaiwai
Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

I'm a steamboat fan and I must say this restaurant is way too overprice and do not have much choice of food. No choice of soup base as well where we usually get 2 different types of soup base else where. Cost for 2 pax...More

Thank dMeinster
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Old school steam boat powered by charcoal .Nostalgic atmosphere. Go early to avoid the crowd. Good service and we liked the food every time. You should also try the oyster noodle. Reasonable pricing.

Thank seek
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Back in march we called for a reservation. Dined at the place since many years and had always great food. The lady mama-san suggested ...an we were never disappointed, on the contrary. In fact, we never ever went there for their steamboat menu as I...More

Thank Jay-P L
Reviewed 29 September 2013

... I believe that the overall cost is very pricey. Although unique as the steamboat is powered by charcoal, the quality of the food is so-so. While it has been an enriching experience for my nine friends and me, we paid RM 285 in total...More

Thank HK_Wong90
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Goh Huat Sent Steamboat Restaurant might have existed for 50 years but tucked away on the back streets of Georgetown, it has escaped the notice of foreign visitors scouring for good old fashioned Penang food. I live in Penang for the greater part of my...More

1  Thank SatrnR
Reviewed 23 June 2013

Take a walk down memory lane as you enter this restaurant with traditional Charcoal Steamboat that you can’t find in Singapore. The great thing about charcoal is the intensive temperature and consistency which probably explains why food always taste much better when charcoal-cooked. With the...More

Thank Vance_Fiona
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59A, Lebuh Kimberly, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 60 4 261 5646
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