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El Nino

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Pentai Tengah, Langkawi, Malaysia
+60 4-955 8358
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Alor Setar, Malaysia
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226 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

The best part about El Nino boils down to two things - the appetising food and the warm, cozy atmosphere with an impressive decor. The latter serves as a wonderful opportunity for couples to dine in a romantic candlelight dinner without the guy having to feel a pinch in his pocket. There are main courses that are priced in their... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013

really nice decor and food. The steak was excellent and so was the green thai curry. Great freshly squeezed apple juice as well.

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1 Thank redeyeblues
uk
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2013

This place has every opportunity to become a good restaurant by sadly the staff let us down as they were very unprofessional with their service and standards. We dined here a couple of times but on our last occasion we decided not to return ever again. On the last visit we ordered a Thai chicken dish, but when it arrived... More 

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Thank experttravellerUK
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2013 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend are backpacking around Malaysia and decided to treat ourselfs to steak what a mistake that was the place looks nice enough but the service is the worst iv had ever let alone in south east Asia. The place wasn't busy so we exspected to wait 30 mins max for starters one hour later still nothing. I... More 

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Thank Adam H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

Driving down Pantai Tengah one night and unsure of where to dine next, I caught sight this restaurant set in a bungalow off the main street. It seemed to exude a comforting friendliness with its decor and setting and I was immediately drawn to it. Parking my rented car nearby, I walked towards the entrance where a waiter was waiting... More 

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Frankfurt
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

I really liked our stays in el nino, very good service and excellent cuisine! The lightsetting and the overall atmosphere is fantastic. What a great Interior in that place, i didnt found a comparable place on langkawi. Cheers Phil

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Thank Philipp K
Langkawi, Malaysia
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2012

This restaurant is know for western food and many times I have visited them. I was there few days ago and they introduce to us their Thai food and said they also have thai kitchen. And they served delicious food compare to some of the places I have eaten thai Food. My personal recommendation is the Tom Yam Prawns, Mango... More 

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2 Thank Meenanair
Notts
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154 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

This was the first place we ate on Langkawi and we ended up going back for more when we couldn't make our minds up. Good honest food and good service too - a safe bet.

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Goa, India
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

I'd been looking for a decent steak for a while and found it here. I had a lovely rib eye cooked perfectly medium rare. Served with a very tasty blue cheese sauce on the side. Complete with a medley of vegetables and crispy potato wedges - an excellent meal. Prices were around the average I've seen elsewhere. Bar prices were... More 

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2 Thank Goaman
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2012

Really nice candlelight atmosphere. Can eat inside or outside. There's plenty to choose from on the menu whether you want Malaysian or western. I would recommend the chicken green curry. It was the best meal we have had so far.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pentai Tengah, Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi
  • Phone Number: +60 4-955 8358

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