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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
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17:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Penang
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104 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

I guess I was expecting al fresco at its best when I first heard the name of the place so we set up for a romantic dinner. The atmosphere was lacking, the placing of tables are just too weird for a nice dinner with wine..I don't know. The salmon dish that we ordered was not that great so it ended... More 

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Thank ReiRamirez
Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

We had dinner and a few drinks, overall the night was okay but not what I was hoping for. The pate lacked seasoning, the mushroom quiche was a bit too oily. However, the wine was good and the steak was well cooked. Not that important, but the interior was looking a little tired and could benefit with a 'face lift'.

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Thank JYoung1975
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely bowl of mushroom soup and focaccia bread for a late lunch. It was cosy and cool in the restaurant. Friendly and helpful staffs.

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1 Thank Annlim88
Shanghai, China
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

Had a good evening with the family here and really enjoyed looking through the wine list. Some of the food was great, such as the pate and the apple flan desert - but other dishes were a tad disappointing such as deep fried Camembert which wasn't that warm nor that fresh tasting.

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Thank Gouldie1973
Singapore, Singapore
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80 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014

We drop by for a chilling session. Ordered a cheese platter and warm apple filo pillow + a sweet wine (with recommendation from the staff). Delighted with the taste of warm apple filo pillow, absolutely perfect for a night out with drizzling weather out there. Price wise was reasonable too!

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1 Thank zhenqi
malaysia
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013 via mobile

I heard of a castrated Cockerell but this is the first time i tasted it and it was here !! Its superbly done and the portions were surprisingly generous I will be back !

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Thank Anson w
Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

Having read other reviews and looked at the pictures put on the internet, I was expecting a first class dining experience. Unfortunately I was disappointed. My entree was scallops; looked nice on the plate but was dry and tasteless. My main was John Dory which was moist but the nut coating could have been more subtle. Desert was the flourless... More 

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1 Thank fellowtraveler900
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

Our time here was overall a good one. Waiting staff made our day. We were spoil for choices went it came to the wines. Food was beautiful served. One downfall apple pillow wasn't available which did upset us because it was an something which we so wanted to try after one of our friend claim its the best desert ever.it... More 

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1 Thank jane21272
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

we had a great time here. the wine were excellent.it was nice and surprising to see local staff having a great wine knowledge.she confidently told us which food goes well with which wine and it was spot on. service were excellent. food was in bit of a down side. our peckish was good but the duck was too dry n... More 

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1 Thank leoturbo
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87 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

This place is definitely a wine bar and not a restaurant. We had read great reviews and plaudits of the chef's skills. What we experienced was far from good and could only be described as mediocre home cooking. We ordered the duck breast and the fish both of which were 50 ringgit + with tax an service. The fish was... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

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