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Restoran Kapitan

93 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-264 1191
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tandoori chicken” (258 reviews)
“naan” (188 reviews)
“kailan” (161 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
93 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent food & friendly service. Value for money meals. Food is spicy & delicious. Dishes that were had were Chicken Tandoori, Butter Chicken, Naan & Roti.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MarkBald
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Kapitan four years ago and didn't have a great experience so we tried it again recently and were pleasantly surprised. We opted for a naan and tandoori chicken with some cold drinks and it was nice - as with any restaurants in Little...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank neilhassall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on a driving tour of the Island our guide suggested we eat the Kapitan. Great recommendation. The food was excellent. Tandoori chicken, naan and all the accoutrements we had in a set meal. Fantastic taste. Outstanding value. Yes the staff were a bit surly,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BuccaneerDave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended to us and we happened upon it in Little India. Loved the food options. Quick, inexpensive and tasty.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DonJefe18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come after 6 PM and order chicken claypot tandori or lamb tandori, this is the best dinner menu... U must be early because u will not get seat if u late, very crowd at night but worth to wait

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rianiedewi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think it’s the best Indian food I’ve had. We had paneer tikka butter masala which was over the top good, vegetarian biryani and cheese naan which were also super delicious. I don’t understand these people complaining and giving bad reviews because of the service.....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Minna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes the service is very very slow, and they aren’t the most friendly people on earth. But you go there to eat not to make friends. We were 4 nights in Georgetown and we eat here 3 times. The food is amazing super delicious. You...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rafaelamZH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The jury is still out about who makes the best Butter chicken tikka masala...the Sri group is in there - but if you like your sauce just a bit sweeter and the chicken a bit softer (not as smokey)...then the Kapitan has your table waiting....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank thomasrY4822EP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant one evening with my wife and took a table on the first floor. The waiters handed us the menu and wanted to take the order straight away. Asked him to give us a couple of minutes, he went away and another waiter...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank PeterG639
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for a meal this evening and encountered the rudest, unhelpful staff at this place. Not one smile, only surly grunts. The food was average at best and we won’t be visiting again. ,

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 921SueD
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Ali A
17 January 2018|
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Response from Wolfgangfaraway | Reviewed this property |
I can only say, that the food at the restaurant is excellent, I cannot read the question of Danial , but from Farah's translation, that he did not have a good experience, that is a pity, maybe he should go back another time... More
Jon L
31 July 2015|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the restaurant, not the TA community!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-264 1191
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