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“Lovely Charcoal Steamboat!”
Review of Goh Huat Seng

Goh Huat Seng
Ranked #199 of 1,000 Restaurants in George Town
Cuisines: Malaysian
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Love the nostalgic vibe in the place, attentive service staff, fresh ingredients and amazing broth with no hint of msg. Thumbs up!

Thank BubblesCPF
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped for dinner at Goh Huat Seng. The clear chicken soup broth used for our steamboat has strong hints of bone and marrow, simmered over many hours over a charcoal fire. Rich, complex, flavourful.

We had a very fulfilling dinner this evening. I can't stop drinking the broth until it's all gone. 够味!

Thank lkwangli
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

I always believe charcoal makes the food flavorful. This place uses charcoal to heat up the steamboat. And don't worry, small copper chimney is provided to cover you from smoke and occasional spark.

The orders are simple, just counted by number of plates you've taken. The plate usually have ingredients like prawns, fish ball, slices of pork, and mushroom.

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Thank Andrew E
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is one of the recommended shop by my friend that stayed at Penang during their uni time. Goh Huat Seng is an old school restaurant in Penang, Malaysia that specializes in hot pot steamboat. The place having good food and classic environment. Why classic???

Because they used charcoal for boiling the hot pot!

Goh Huat Seng Steamboat is on the same street as Kimberley Street Famous Koay Chiap. It is one of Penang's oldest Teochew restaurants, has been in operation for more that few decades.The specialty is steamboat here is heated over charcoal.

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Thank Edereludoadamo
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We ordered vegetable, fried chilli pork, thai sauce chicken and homemade tofu. Nice lunch. Tofu and vegetable were tasty. Enjoyed the thai sauce chicken. However found the chili pork a tat too salty and oily in seasoning. The soya bean drink is refreshing. Overall i would say it is well cooked.

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