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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%
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“beef rendang” (25 reviews)
“wild boar” (6 reviews)
“curries” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
The Datai Jalan Teluk Datai | Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 265 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place has good variety, tasty yet not oily food and a very good ambience. I was staying at the nearby Andaman Resort Abd the place was easy to reach; Datai (the hotel in which this restaurant is located) is otherwise slightly far away from...More

Thank M_2027
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Family friendly with very helpful staff. Stunning setting. The most delicious food, you can choose your seafood and spices and the chef(excellent) cooks it. We ate here twice and both times were faultless, fantastic!

Thank masmahomed
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The Gulai House Restaurant is linked to the Datai Hotel in Langkawi. It specializes in Malaysian and Indian cuisine. It is approximately 45mins drive from the Cenang Beach area and is located in the middle of the rain forest. You definitely need a car to...More

Thank MegzTravel
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Great location, great staff, but the food just didn't stand out as that good. It was acceptable and we enjoyed it, just wasn't as tasty as we expected.

Thank andy m
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Good food, most accommodating and professional staff. The head chef and the Hospitality Manager went out of their way to cater to our needs. A big thanks.

Thank TheWanderist
Reviewed 20 August 2017

what a lovely setting and what a greeting, hands washed by the waitress when we sat down in true malaysian style, a welcome leaf for us at the table with our names on and lovely orchids on the table. probably the most tender and delicious...More

Thank MaggieP72
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at The Datai five years ago and returned again this year. One place we could not forget from our last stay is The Gulai House, an open air on stilts restaurant in the jungle. On each visit (driven on golf buggies down the...More

Thank LisaandTheo
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Well I've never had the opportunity to eat here but wow the service was impecable the food was great. The Otak Otak was just devine. The down side is the Datai closes next month for a refit for one year. Still I was lucky. Thanks...More

Thank Adrian P
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had great expectations for the Gulai House as it has its own exclusive facility near the beach. However we found the menu limited, and the "catch-of-the-day" not as fresh. The cooking is great, and service ok, but freshness of ingredients must be improved.

Thank FatBoySlim69
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We stayed in Datai Bay for 3 days, and had the chance to eat at Gulai House. The Rendang is so soft, the Satay was so yummy. The waiter recommended the Soft Shell Crap which is heavenly. The dessert is interesting, Pandan Banana with ice...More

1  Thank bakutae
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
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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