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10 Lebuh Farquhar | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-222 2000
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a coffee break here. We ordered coffees and cakes (red velvet & tiramusu). The coffee was good but the cakes are very ordinary. The beautiful surrounding compensated for the ordinary cakes.

Thank Making_a_point
Nelson Bay, Australia
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121 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

total enjoyed this meal before leaving Penang food was well presented and of high quality would recommenend this to anyone

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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just one word......WOW !! Not cheap true, but the quality and the variety is great. Sit outside, enjoy the views of the sea and sip a glass of wine with your excellent food.

Thank sven d
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been visiting this place with my family of 7. They provides varieties of Food items along the buffet spread. It was an International Buffet on Sunday. The food was so so. Ordered Char Kway Teow and it was salty. Couldn't even took few bites. The downside was provideing only Guava juice which was not fresh and served through self... More 

1 Thank Daniel K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2,286 reviews
699 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 811 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the weekend buffet dinner and found the restaurant really packed. As usual their selection of food was really wide, food freshly prepared and delicious. There was a resident band serenading in one corner which added to the ambiance of the venue. Food at the buffet tables were replenished regularly and service was attentive. We had a leisurely... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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687 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A nice little restaurant but still with a bit of a cold shoulder atmosphere to it. I had high hopes for this place. We ate here on the first night at E&O. The waitress seemed very promising at first. We ordered fish and chips. The first order came with 2 decent sized pieces of fish. Then the second order came... More 

2 Thank JH72
Western Australia
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266 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A range of western and local foods are available on the menu. I ate here twice and the food was good. The venue a little plain and the air conditioning a bit too coo but the food good.

Thank ghtraveller
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80 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Whilst the quality and variety of food is excellent, the experience can be horrific IF you time it wrong (as we did!) Imagine the crush, the pushing (& pushing in) of 400 people scrabbling for food - & the noise level in the room. Either don't go; or enter the resto AT 1.15pm. When the masses (who enter around 12.00)... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

If you like a crowded, noisy restaurant which more closely resembles a stock lot at feeding time than fine dining enjoy. At E & O you will find overpriced food, coffee machines that don't work, all served on dirty plates. Its such a pity that E & O would lower their standards so low in pursuit of the mighty Ringgit.... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I was shocked to discover that the food was below par. The raw sashimi was rather tasteless. Even the cooked seafood was equally the same. I suppose that it was difficult to get fresh seafood during the festive season as most transporters would have gone on a long holiday during this time. Advisable to eat out after the 2nd week... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese, International, Malaysian
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Valet Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Lebuh Farquhar | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-222 2000

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