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Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
09:00 - 01:00
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Fri - Sun 09:00 - 01:30
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119 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The food was overall fine but cold and the meat quality wasn't that good. The worst part was the staff though. The waiter didn't know what the dishes were, if something was made from Lamb or Beef, and he was busy being absent even though the place was mainly empty. I believe that that is the reason why Tarbush closed... More 

Thank Robert d
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Went past and found it was closed. Came back in the evening and found the old staff now vending in the night market. Sad state of affairs. Left many out of work.

Thank Abdul D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

First of all, I would like to give thumbs up gor the environment. Very beautifully decorated to create Arabic mood. Delicious food and beverages. Loved the briyani and grilled meats. Turkish coffee is a must try. Food is very presentable

Thank Karpagavalli S
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Food is ok quality.. Not like mind blowing! The worse part is the service. First we tried to order a dish and the waiter said "I don't think you will like it" This is his exact words. I think that's rude... Maybe make a better suggestion if you "think" we won't like it. Waiters almost scream to each other fro... More 

Thank Absolute H
Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Very nice for vegetarians travelling in Penang. Hummus, salads, and kebabs were very nice. We will be back.

Thank Julien C
Perth Wa
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

we visited this eatery - I wouldn't call it a restaurant - and it wasn't a place I would recommend. The food is nothing special and can be had a lott cheaper and better quality, close by.

Thank Terry M
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It was a mistake when I decided to visit this horrible resturant I have tasted Lebanese food overall the globe but never find such a bad place. Only appetizers were idle but the rest of food and can not be eaten. Lamb meet was over cooked shrimp was degradable but chicken kebab was ok. In addition most of the meals... More 

Thank sharkhunter2015
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I visited today for lunch.it is my 1st time here.when i arrive with taxi we thing the place is closed. 2 families were there only. The stuff they are not wellcoming. The food tast is nice and excellent.and if i come to this place again beacuse of the tast of the food only. The price is fair. The resterant needs... More 

Thank ssshd1
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

After long time we enjoyed some good Arabic food. Everything we ordered was perfect. We will definitely come back to this place.

Thank Sajid R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I'm a big fan of Arab food. I've been to many Arab restaurants in kl. Today I was very shocked when my family and I had our Iftar.We were at Tarbush Batu Feringghi, Penang. I reserved a table for 6. To be honest, the food was so unappetizing and horrible!!! Most unbelievable was the price! We received a ridiculous check.... More 

Thank Hasmidar J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?