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Via Pre

20E Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-262 0560
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20E Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have a dinner with my friends. Finally start nice food , professional service and reasonable price, high recommend.

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Our friend Steven from Penang recommended this outlet to us. We have yet to eaten real Italian pizza until we visited Via Pre. We ordered Margarita, Vegetariana and Lazzarona. Yes, it is so good as if like we are having it in Italy. The wine...More

Thank shangyibernardd
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Simply appalling behaviour. There was a miscommunication about our booking (our understanding was that it was for 7pm but was informed on arrival it was for 9pm), the staff dismissed us and told us to wait at the bar until 9pm, BUT the worst part...More

Thank Katryna Z
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We have dined here before and it is a nice friendly atmosphere. However, what we did not like was the hard sell for some obviously expensive dishes. We were given a verbal description on each dish but no mention of the pricing. It should have...More

Thank Dennis146
ViaPreTeam, Owner at Via Pre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr. Dennis, Is Max here, founder of via pre, and ex.chef. And food & beverage passionate human being. Our special's prices is hang onto the blackboard with pricing. We not try to sell hard our specials but we inform customer about. Our wine is...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I've had the pleasure of attending an alumni dinner held at this classy and fine establishment. While it is always a challenge to cater to a large group of customers, they pulled it off very well and the food was excellent. The ingredients used were...More

1  Thank Kuhen G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

we knew this restaurant from a few years ago but moved to another place since 1 year.Very friendly owner, recommended dishes as well as a big choice of all kind of italian food from pasta, soup, pizza, whatever you like as italian food they have...More

Thank RITA Z
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Visitors to Penang should, of course, try Peranakan food. Having been to Penang several times, I find it ‘rustic’: tasty but unsophisticated. A recent meal at Penang’s flagship restaurant Kebaya confirmed it can never provide a true fine dining experience. Bored with the local cuisine,...More

1  Thank Pentathlos
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Were there with my family, enjoyed our dinner ! They served sumptous food, fresh and specially imported ingredients from italy. If you'r crave for classic italian cuisine, VIA PRE is the place to go !

1  Thank giuseppe n
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Excellent Italian restaurant, the staff is very nice, food delicious. Each time we are in Penang we go there for diner.

2  Thank francoise r
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

That was the best part of our trip to George Town! The breath of European air in the middle of the oriental paradise. Food was amazing! The atmosphere - outstanding. Must have to visit !!!

1  Thank NikolayPhD
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24 November 2016|
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Response from Frankworld74 | Property representative |
Hi Good evening to you! Thanks to write to Viapre Penang, If can better you make a reservation, sometimes not enough sosce for everbody :). Kindly call 04-2620560 Maury & Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20E Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-262 0560
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