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The O'lives Restaurant

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19 Lintang Burma, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
+60 4-227 8811
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12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

A well laid out little restaurant off Pulau Tikus. Wines on display a la wine shop for easy browsing and selecting. Dimly lit and cosy. Food well presented and quite nice. Service was good. If you enjoy a serene dinner, this is the place.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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519 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

This fine dining restaurant is tucked away off Burma Road and is worth a try. I had the set menu for lunch. All courses were well presented and tasty, but portions are small. For example, I had the green papaya salad with beef. I pictured a typical Thai papaya salad, but what came out was a few pieces of beef,... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

for a quiet lunch or dinner. We all had a set lunch which includes soup or salad, main dish and dessert or coffee. The portion are not for a "big" hungry guest. Very nice presentation and tasty. The Restaurant has a modern and Italian setting. The service is very friendly! A place to go more often!

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George Town, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

This restaurant is well hidden in a small lane at Pulau Tikus area that serves creative and beautifully crafted dishes to caters to all the hungry stomachs in Penang. The dishes that prepared by the chefs are unique and prices for the food are very pocket friendly too compared with other semi fine dining or fine dining restaurants. Do ask... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

When you are in Penang for 6 week it could happen that you want some western food. Well, your must go to L’Olive! The chef is trained to prepare typical French dishes with a fusion touch. The wine is, comparing with other restaurants in Penang, very affordable and of a very good quality. The look and feel of the restaurant... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

It's a nice fine dining resto in small alley behind Jalan Burma. We went for a set lunch of 3 courses. The mushroom soup is one of the best I have ever tried, right flavour, right smell and right temperature. The fried chicken is a must, very unique, crispy with cranberry sauce. The desert is great a combination of chocolate... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Don't usually have western food in Penang. Introduced by my fren to try out the food. I have mushroom soup for starter it was creamy and the truffle oil makes it great. My main course was a Rib Eye from gred feed Australia Cube roll. I love it. It is a must try.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

I went with my mother for the set lunch promotion. The interior of the place is very wonderful. Nicely decorated. The food that we had was excellent. The restaurant promotes fine dining and I think the food meets my expectations. At such an affordable pricing (rm40 for a 3 course meal), the quality you receive makes it very appealing. My... More 

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Thank Vivien K
theolivespg, Manager at The O'lives Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Vivien K, Thank you for the wonderful review, it is the team that deserves the praise, and we willlook into the fine services. Of cause, we look forward to seeing you in the near future.Regards, The O'lives Team More 

Penang, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Despite the upscale atmosphere and impeccable table service, a meal at this restaurant is highly affordable. Full course lunch and dinner are available.

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Thank yanzx82
theolivespg, Manager at The O'lives Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear yanzx82, Thank you for the fantastic review.Delighted the team provided you with a memorable experience. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, The O'lives Team More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Staff were clearly well trained in hospitality to a standard that is rare in Malaysia and the meal was fantastic. Would definitely go back again.

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Thank Stephanie_dunn
theolivespg, Manager at The O'lives Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie_dunn, Thank you for the fantastic review.Delighted the team provided you with a memorable experience. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, The O'lives Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$63
Cuisine
French, European, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Lintang Burma, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-227 8811
Description
Thoughtfully and carefully prepared surprised menu fit for a proper dining with varying flavours to give your palate a wonderful experience and your mind. We offer: • 3 Course Lunch from RM 35+ • 4 Course Dinner from RM 95+ • Private Function Room for maximum capacity of 20 pax. • Cigar Room for maximum capacity of 8 pax.

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