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The Gulai House

The Datai Jalan Teluk Datai | Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
+60 4-950 0500
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef rendang” (23 reviews)
“wild boar” (4 reviews)
“curries” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
The Datai Jalan Teluk Datai | Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited this restaurant whilst staying in another resort. Don't let the low distance fool you, it took 30 minutes to travel 6.5km and 80R, however we weren't bothered by this on arrival. We were taken by cart to the restaurant, to...More

Thank Flic222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at the Datai and visted this Restaurant many time, is world class, totally outstanding, with great service, the menu is excellent.

Thank absolutevenues
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We are staying at a different hotel but decided to book a table going by a friends recommendation. We had a drink in the bar at the Datai first which has beautiful views through the forest to the sea. We were taken by electric buggy...More

Thank juliet l
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A lot of selection of fresh fish, choosable by your own selection in front of the kitchen. Excellent service arround there.

Thank udschu2017
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We dined at this restaurant twice, while staying at the Andaman hotel, which is a short 10 min walk away. When you arrive at the beach bar at the Datai they will arrange a buggy to talk you to the gulai. Service and food was...More

Thank macneillfamily
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Only opens for dinner. Must make reservations. Need to go there by buggy ride. Very authentic fare. Malay and Indian food

Thank Raymond M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

One of the best food ever eaten in Malaysia, perfect set up and incredible service. Ever time we went to eat at The Gulai we eat some food as it was delicious ( onion soup, oxtail soup, deep fried fish and tandory meat, also coconut...More

Thank Francisco D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Outstanding Malay and Indian cuisine. We ate there THREE times and always superb. the chef paid a specific visit to our table and gave us a special desert creation that is part of their ongoing national competition-- they are in the finals and this is...More

Thank Gkrieger
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have never felt so uncomfortable in a restaurant, the floor noisily vibrated as the waiters walked around and our table was roughly in the centre so it was difficult to relax with the noise and movement of the floor, luckily we were able to...More

Thank tony b
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Wonderful setting helpful and informative staff and great Asian food with plenty of choices. you can order the hotness of the curries.

Thank Mary B
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wayne a
is Carlos still the manager at the Gulai ?
19 January 2017|
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Response from Linxhooper | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of the managers name..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Datai Jalan Teluk Datai | Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi
  • Phone Number: +60 4-950 0500
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