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Restaurant Markus

37F Jalan Cantonment, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
+60 4-226 1443
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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European, Italian, Fusion, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
37F Jalan Cantonment, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to MARKUS, Modern Italian Restaurant for a few years and the quality of food is consistently excellent.  Chef Markus is passionate about cooking and it shows. He makes the pasta and breads fresh daily. All the dishes on the menu are prepared with...More

Thank doris l
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I came in Penang for business and it was my first time! With some friends we came here and wow it is a super restaurant. Good service, authentic food with first quality ingredients. Very good atmosfere with the color of Sicily. Very very High recommend!

Thank ElenaBortoletto
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Chose to dine in Markus last month for a special occasion. Very disappointed that our favorite mushroom soup is no longer available. Settled for bruschetta (not the best, too much chopped tomatoes, no olive!). My wife ordered a pork chop and really enjoyed it. I...More

1  Thank cclye
Reviewed 16 April 2017

After two previous visits in this restaurant where we very much enjoyed both the innovative cuisine and the impeccable service, our last evening there was disappointing. The three starters I first chose were not available and I had to settle for a fourth choice. We...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The service was incredibly slow despite the fact that there were so many servers. The so-called mixed salad with calamari bits was nouvelle cuisine and therefore about 3 bite-fulls. The cheese block pasta (with table side service) was all pomp and circumstance with not much...More

Thank dubaijournal
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We went there for a family dinner. The restaurant is very nicely decorated, the staff very friendly and attentive. The food was great, more 'nouvelle cuisine' sized portions than those required to sate hungry teenagers. I didn't try the wine, but my wife said the...More

Thank 10stephent
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is a really cosy restaurant with good service that is not too formal. The menu has something for all tastes and some dishes can be order as small or regular. The 'small' dishes are designed for children but are also good for those with...More

Thank Dennis146
Reviewed 24 November 2016

That was a good experience for me for 1st time celebrated the birthday for my 3 friends at the same time. The boss is so good and let us used the 2nd floor as private space for our only small group celebration. The environment is...More

Thank lackevin89
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Nice setting in town near fort, had recently moved when i visited in June 2016 but food wine and cocktails were great. Loved seafood soup and hope to visit again.

Thank JEFF P
Reviewed 26 October 2016

They know how to do it ! Nice food, Nice service, Good wine, Clean, nice, and minimalistic ambience A place we are coming back to - Soon.

Thank peter g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
European, Italian, Fusion, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37F Jalan Cantonment, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-226 1443
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Restaurant Markus is located in the heart of Pulau Tikus, which is regarded as an upper class neighborhood of Penang and is located just 10 minutes away from the infamous hawker center of Gurney Drive. The Restaurant serves a modern italian cuisine which has a modern touch to the traditional italian cuisine using unconventional ways of cooking. With a custom built temperature-controlled wine cellar, Restaurant Markus aims to be a wine centric modern italian restaurant having an extensive wine list consisting of both Old & New World wines, surely to impress the wine aficionados. The menu is seasonally inspired, sourcing our ingredients by importing from the finest suppliers and freshly handpicking from local producers. From the wines to the la carte menu, through to the seasonal degustation menu, Executive Chef Markus Lee & his team believes that they can provide a great food and wine pairing to the customers.
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