We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Bistro Tang

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
82-A Penang Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-250 8383
Website
Today
11:30 - 23:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:30 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

135 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 113: English reviews
Swindon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
122 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Another visit to Penang and another chance to eat at Bistro Trang..... we've eaten here many times over the past year and during our trip down Thailand we talked more and more about our favourite Penang eating place. The food is quickly and well prepared, the cost is cheap in comparison to what you get...... and of course you have... More 

Helpful?
Thank donnie1965
George Town, Malaysia
Level Contributor
130 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very strategically located,right in the heart of Little India. Loved the ambiance of this peaceful oasis in the center of Chaotic little Tamil Nado outside. The interior is cleverly designed in nostalgic vernacular. Feels more like a history leaf of Penang in 3D. Old artifacts, wooden furniture, accessories are not only for a pleasure for eyes but functional as well.... More 

Helpful?
Thank N H
Level Contributor
20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Ren i Tang and had breakfast here. Beehoon, sunny side up and the simple tea was on point!

Helpful?
Thank ZulLe V
Level Contributor
17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the lodge upstairs (which i LOVED) so spent few hours at this cafe. Their watermelon refresher drink ( o sugar please) is the most refreshing drink i had my entire Asia trip, yes it was that good. The traditional food was good, not great and can find better in the area, but was good nonetheless. The staff... More 

Helpful?
Thank Prapti B
Kathmandu, Nepal
Level Contributor
79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for my lunch break and got delicious laksa. Maybe wasn't the best laksa in my life but definitely testy, fresh and rich. Just perfect for me that day. Bistro is cozy, modern with nice decor.

Helpful?
Thank Marcin2707
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lunch during week. The place was very nice, quiet, relaxing and in the same time it is in the middle of little india so you can see the activity in the street. Very was delicious and not expensive.

Helpful?
Thank Anne L
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful space, quality food, friendly staff who make great recommendations. Visit here, it's simply lovely and will improve your already great vacation.

Helpful?
Thank LK35123
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
124 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner here and thoroughly enjoyed it. Had the mushroom Yee Mee with chicken which was very nice. Have rated very good rather than excellent as the glasses of wine were unusually small (as were probably about 75ml compared to a standard glass size of 125ml for a small or 175ml for standard). Good atmosphere and nice decor.

Helpful?
Thank LondonE3Traveller
Scheveningen, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Cool & roomy place with small but sufficiënt menu. Quit spot in hectic environment. Can recommend the Bruscetta!

Helpful?
Thank Chack B
Level Contributor
60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Loved my dinner here. I had the Penang style fried chicken that came with a portion of chips. Chicken had a delicious layer of fat and oozed oily goodness, very tasty and just what you need after a flight. Can definitely recommend dinner here, even if the prices are more expensive than other local fare. The bistro is set in... More 

Helpful?
Thank David H

Travellers who viewed Bistro Tang also viewed

George Town, Penang Island
 
George Town, Penang Island
George Town, Penang Island
 
George Town, Penang Island
 

Been to Bistro Tang? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Indian, Cafe, Fusion
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82-A Penang Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-250 8383

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Bistro Tang and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Bistro Tang staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?