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Suffolk House

250 Jalan Air Hitam, George Town, Penang Island 10460, Malaysia
+60 4-228 3930
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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International, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
250 Jalan Air Hitam, George Town, Penang Island 10460, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Attended a wedding dinner back in Nov last year. Food was great and very cozy place for small wedding & gathering.

Thank AmyWoon
penangnative, Manager at Suffolk House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you AmyWoon for your positive review. We are most happy to know that you enjoyed the Suffolk House experience and thank you for recommending us to other travelers.

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Had a wonderful birthday lunch with friends. The ambience is relaxing n beautiful. The staffs are attentive n helpful. Food is very tasty n the plating of the food is too pretty to eat. Prices are reasonable for a 3 course meal. As such that...More

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1  Thank leng1689
penangnative, Manager at Suffolk House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you very much leng1689 for the 5 star review. It was our pleasure serving you and your friends recently and Happy Birthday again. We are most happy to know that all of you enjoyed the unique ambience of Suffolk House and the food taste...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

First , such a fine dining area can serve a plate ' grouper grilled ' which is grill not enough n the fish still fresh end up cha ge another set for me ...what the hell is that .....serve fresh fish for me !!!!!!!!! And...More

Thank Zell T
penangnative, Manager at Suffolk House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you Zell T for your feedback. We are sorry that you did not have a good experience with us on the night that you came to dine with your partner. Kindly allow us to put on record that there were 2 of you and...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

We love visiting Suffolk House for the ambience, and have enjoyed many lunches and afternoon teas here. This was our first evening visitt, and the ambience is even better than during the day, very atmospheric. We went for dinner, and sat outside on the terrace....More

2  Thank Richard P
penangnative, Manager at Suffolk House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you Richard P for your positive and detailed review. It was a pleasure serving you. We are most happy to know that you enjoyed the food and the ambience created for the customers of Suffolk House. We are very sorry about the shortage of...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Very delicious lunch, well served on a pleasant verandah. History was interesting and also noted part of the series "Indian Summer" was filmed there. Surprised we were the only visitors but apparently the afternoon tea is popular - the menu for same looked good.More

Thank Mickeysnoopy
penangnative, Manager at Suffolk House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thank you very much Mickeysnoopy for your 5 star rating. It was a pleasure serving you and we are most happy to know that you enjoyed the Suffolk House experience. Yes you are right our Afternoon Tea and Dinner are very popular but lunch is...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

This must be the best place in Penang for a traditional afternoon tea all home made by the resident chef. Great value at 90 Ringgits for two which included entry into the house which was used in the filming of Indian Summers as the viceroys...More

Thank Nick L
penangnative, Manager at Suffolk House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thank you Nick L for the 5 star rating. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the Suffolk House experience and appreciated what we offered. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope to welcome you back again in future. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Our tour guide dropped us here for some food ,great choice ,oldcolonial style house and real afternoon tea as it once was cucumber sandwich and all ,excellent food and great choice of tea and a good stop off as it came a torrential downpour ,highly...More

Thank Arran W
penangnative, Manager at Suffolk House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you Arran W for the 5 star rating. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the Suffolk House experience and appreciated what we offered. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope to welcome you back again in future. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Brilliant food, great service and a lovely evening! Nothing more can be said apart from, a must visit in Penang (afternoon tea is also brilliant).More

Thank paulj121
penangnative, Manager at Suffolk House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you paulj121 for the 5 star rating. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the Suffolk House experience and appreciated what we offered. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope to welcome you back again in future. Thank you for recommending...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting for high tea ,Being served with great English style pastry and cakes . A great place relax and spend quality time with family.it advisable to make reservations upfront .And do take time to view items displayed in house and enjoy the history of...More

3  Thank easw73
penangnative, Manager at Suffolk House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you easw73 for the positive review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the Suffolk House experience and appreciated what we offered. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope to welcome you back again in future. Thank you for recommending us...More

Reviewed 5 February 2017

We saw Suffolk House in the TV series "Indian Summers" where it provided the setting for the Vice-Regal mansion and decided to visit for the historical connection to Penang's colonial past and to experience their advertised English Afternoon Tea We were not disappointed on either...More

Thank manlyfan
penangnative, Manager at Suffolk House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Thank you manlyfan for your 5 star rating. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed the Suffolk House experience. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope to welcome you back again in future. In the meantime we wish you safe travels...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Jalan Air Hitam, George Town, Penang Island 10460, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-228 3930
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