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Kirishima

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66 Jin | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
+60 4-370 0108
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
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18:00 - 22:30
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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276 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Introduced by some friend long time ago, we went there again with some other friends, this time I ordered some beef, which needs be grilled at table. Even the quantity not big, but the beef is really very delicious, or I could say it should be the best one I tried in Malaysia. You may try also, beside some normal... More 

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Thank white j
Penang, Malaysia
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114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious Japanese food. Fast service. Slightly pricey but it's definitely tasty. Best to make booking before going.

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Thank Cheryl O
George Town, Malaysia
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is one of the good Japanese restaurants in Georgetown although the decor is a bit dated and tired. However, it serves pretty good food.

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Thank Tay08
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Visit Kirishima while I'm staying in cititel penang, the food was good and fresh, must try the garlic fried rice and wagyu wasabi steak, if you like sashimi try other selection of sashimi.

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Thank Famelia L
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I do not usually comment on restaurants that we are invited to by friends. One would not want to risk being thought critical and ungrateful. Local friends took us here convinced it was the best Japanese restaurant that they knew. The restaurant is on the ground floor of Cititel a little towards the back. We were in a party of... More 

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Thank Tom B
Malaysia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

First time, I went there with my friends last weekend. When first walked in, smell something like pest control smell. Order a set meal, sushi, ramen. It cost around RM140 for 3 pax and we share the meal instead of order a person one set.The taste is so so only but it is pricey. Imagine my surprise when I saw... More 

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Thank Joann-Kef
Penang Island, Malaysia
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40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went there few times with my friends. The best place to eat Japanese food, if you're looking for the taste back in Japan, this is the place i recommended. Served with fresh ingredient and friendly service. Try their garlic rice and the teriyaki teppan yakitori set, cold noodle with tempura, salmon sashimi and etc. When never i thinking of japanese... More 

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Thank cindyhayashi
Kuala Lumpur
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174 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Wide range of sake and sochu with a similar range for food. One of the very few to serve Sapporo on tap. As for the food, a wide range to suit your budget; but if you're not fussy, the wide range of set menus is a good bet. Definitely above your average Japanese restaurant.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Enjoy a table or, if alone, sit at the sushi bar. Friendly service to advise you. Great food. I recommend going for one of the set meals. There is a splendid array of them, illustrated in the menu. Plenty of choice. Certainly, value for money. My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

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Thank Alan M
Ventnor, Australia
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A delightful meal. The sashimi was generous and beautiful cuts. The sushi presentation, visually impressive. All of the seafood we tried was fresh and delectable. The gyoza perhaps the best the four of us have ever had. Varied seating and discreetly separated rooms for smoking and non smoking. Can't wait to go again.

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Thank Elizabeth M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Jin | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-370 0108

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?