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That Little Wine Bar

$$ - $$$
Wine Bar, French, European, Spanish
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54 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
+60 4-226 8182
17:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

We had a great night at That Little Wine Bar in Georegetown, Penang quite by chance. We did not have a booking but Louise found us a spot. Little did we know it was a Special Food Innovation night accompanied by matched wines from Gascony. Chef Tommes treated us to Poached Oyster in a Cloud, a Carpaccio of Red &... More 

1 Thank Kerry M
Portland, OR
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120 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

Everytime I visit Georgetown I try to visit this delightful restaurant. The service is wonderful and there is always something interesting and tasty on the menu. You can always expect a great wine will be recommended. I heartily recommend "That Little Wine Bar"!

Thank mrlabelman
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

A couple of glasses of the house white (Cabernet Sauvignon) and the Pork Neck Steak were very decent, plus an interesting conversation with the sommelier. The wine was good value and served at exactly the right temperature, and the pork dish had lots of different flavours and altho the pork steak was tough to the knife, it was not chewy.

Thank IanSouthfields
Quebec City, Canada
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

A friend & I each enjoyed a good glass of wine plus a tray of assorted cheeses at the Little Wine Bar while in George Town one evening. As the evening was very sultry, we stayed indoors in the refreshingly air conditioned atmosphere.

1 Thank gloriainmexico
Palm Harbor, Florida
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201 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

The Little Wine Bar serves their red wines by the glass at room temperature which in Penang is much too warm. We also weren't fans of their selections for wines by the glass. Now, the food. We had the Baked Camembert RM28, Seared Scallops RM28, French Onion Soup RM24, and my favorite, the Pork Neck Steak RM42 (YMMMMM). Red wine... More 

Thank LostWanderluster
TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this review

We have any given day 110 to 120 different wines on our menu. Then there is Champagne, Sparkling, Cognac, Armanac, Sherry, Port, cocktails ... . More 

Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

We were new to Penang and Georgetown when we came across That Little Wine Bar. We went for their Thursday evening wine tasting, stayed for dinner and have been back weekly ever since. First up, the people are lovely. Chef Tommes will talk about food and his experiences around the world at the drop of a hat and it's never... More 

1 Thank jimherrler
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

Went here on Friday night having read the rave reviews on TA. When we arrived the place was empty bar one table of people drinking outside. Seeing the place so empty on a Friday night did make me wonder!! The wait staff were very nice if a little in attentive. We ordered starters which were ok. Mains were less so.... More 

4 Thank Ailbhe L
TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this review

Hello there, you were right - I tasted the cake and it was not up to our standard. We threw it away, took it off the menu for that night and made a new one in the morning. We are terribly sorry for that and apologise. These things happen sometimes in a restaurant but of course shouldn't. We try to... More 

Odessa, Ukraine
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

One of my favourite to enjoy intimate evening or special occasion for good food and wines. The duck breast and croquets are to die for and definitely worth coming back.

1 Thank Nathasha K
Prince Albert, South Africa
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

Amazing atmosphere to dine and wine, especially during the evening where the lighting is cozy and relaxed. Food is unique and excellent, great to find this type of restaurant in Georgetown. Will come again for drinks.

1 Thank GeremyFoster
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117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

I am not really a wine person but i love the atmosphere at that little wine bar. It has a very tasteful design with very welcoming and cosy feeling. The service is really good with very informative waiter and waitress. It would be a great place if you are looking to hang out with friends with some great wine and... More 

Thank HY C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Wine Bar, French, European, Spanish
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
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
A neighbourhood European wine bar and restaurant with a warm and welcoming ambiance. We accept VISA and Mastercard.

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