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Magic 1

Main Road, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be one of Batu Ferrenghis original restaurants. Over the years it has been consistent with its good variety of dishes and service. It is popular with couples and small groups alike. Don’t be put off it it looks quiet, it can soon fill...More

Thank ferodo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice experience. food is good and quite generous. staff is nice and while you are waiting to be served you can enjoy some "brain" games written on your placemat. It's entertaining. The atmosphere is nice too.

Thank tizianashanghai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nearest restaurant to our hotel - handy as it was raining - friendly welcome, great menu loads of dishes to choose from. Great value

Thank lesley2210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Directly opposite the Golden Sands Resort is the restaurant called Magic 1 there is a cosy bar next door which is part of the restaurant varied menu with the best sharks fin soup that I have ever tasted I had the curry afterwards and it...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there last night and was very disappointed. Right from the start we were handed menus that were so grubby and falling apart. Sat in a chair that was falling apart. My wife had the calamari which was overlooked and in old oil so was...More

Thank Gunner47Beaconsfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were hesitant about using this restaurant as the reviews look a bit average and we also noticed the credit card issue. We should have stayed with our gut feeling. The restaurant was empty when we arrived about 7:30pm and sadly the whole experience is...More

Thank Team P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called at Magic 1 after being at the beach. Great food, try any of the seafood. I had prawns in curry excellent.

Thank MandM5960
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We ate here on our first night in Penang and were not disappointed. The staff were very attentative. Service was efficient. Food was fresh and delicious. As a group of four we ate an Asian style pad thai dish (a Malay version), a vegetarian curry,...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Just walk in this place, as opposite to our hotel and great surprise: nice and clean place, great food with a good choice on the menu. We took seafood (fish and garlic prawns), lamb shank (delicious!) and some fresh fruit juices. Staff is also quite...More

Thank Eureka_Melb
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Quite a large restaurant that never got busy so we never needed to book. Food was excellent and you could also buy wine here. Try the mixed satay for a starter.

Thank CaptainsWife1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
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