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That Little Wine Bar

54 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
+60 4-226 8182
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheese plate” (7 reviews)
“mash” (3 reviews)
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Wine Bar, French, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
54 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Juicy, cooked to perfection, just wow. About 60 ringit. I thoroughly enjoyed it after a long day. I have eaten here a total of 3x. I enjoyed all 3 main courses that I tried; pork neck steak, smoked duck breast, and steak. I really liked...More

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Duck breast with cherry sauce and pork neck steak were excellent. But the tomato soup taste like not homemade, please correct me if incorrect. Service was so so...not even serve plain water and the bread was cold. The staff keep talking among themselves and very...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Delightful little bistro well work seeking out. High quality European cuisine at very reasonable prices with a concise but considered wine list to match. Charming and well informed service make this an essential go to place in George Town, whether for a full dinner in...More

1  Thank ArfaMind
TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely review !!! I will let my staff know. You put a smile on my face. Nowadays we have to fight against a lot of reviews of non existing "customers" so it is really nice to have a review...More

Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Hungry for a steak we headed for TLW. We received a very friendly welcome and great service throughout. Bread & olive oil/balsamic of while we waited, extraordinarily good starters, special ravioli and Sears sesame tuna. And then the steaks: Brazilian origin, perfectly prepared, matched with...More

Thank Kristian V
TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2016

Thank you so much for this review. That makes it two 5 star reviews in one day - when it rains - it pours :) We are very pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. We hope to see you soon again. Let us...More

Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Visiting TLWB has been something of a ritual for me whenever I come to Pinang. But the last couple of visits have been uninspiring. Service was OK from the local guys but the owners and manager never around. Food was OK. No bread on the...More

Thank Graham S
TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2016

Hello ! Thank you for your feedback to us. You are right. We didn't have new specials on since beginning of December and we are sorry that the tomato sauce for the John Dory was obviously not seasoned enough. That was a mistake in the...More

Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

I get kind of tired of the Asian fare in Malaysia. It's at times boring, repetitive and crowded. I loved this place. We had scallops with lobster and truffle, charcuterie, carpaccio, frois gras...brilliant red wine...just so memorable. Enjoy your hawker stands and local thing but...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Friends of mine invited me to join the wine testing evening on Tuesday - as they do every week. I was the first of our group to arrive and had a nice chat with the owner and some other people.The selected wine was just awesome....More

Thank CaptainEva
Reviewed 19 November 2015

A lovely find off the side of a road that has a refurbished row of shophouses. The restaurant has a certain old world charm. On to the more important thing....the food was EXCELLENT and the portions were robust. The wine list was not too bad...More

Thank AsianPeregrinator
Reviewed 27 October 2015

My wife have and I have been to That Little Wine Bar many times and it has become one of our go to date spots. Everything is reasonably priced and the food is delicious. My two favorites are the Cheese Platter and the Potato soup....More

Thank jonathanv398
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Went on holiday for a few days in Penang, my girlfriend joint Chef Tommes bread baking class. she had a great time and enjoyed it very much and learnt a lot. She is doing home made bred now every week, and it tastes great. Thanks...More

Thank HHinKL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Wine Bar, French, European, Spanish
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-226 8182
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A neighbourhood European wine bar and restaurant with a warm and welcoming ambiance. We accept VISA and Mastercard.
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