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Foong Wei Heong Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Sri Bahari Road, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
604-261-1918
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Singapore
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105 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was treated to a celebration dinner at this highly recommended restaurant. Every dish we ordered was wonderful! These include the suckling pig, peking duck, spring roll, spinach with egg, kang kong. Place was crowded yet the service was attentive. woudl certainly return for another feast.

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Thank smkow
croydon
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful menu, a few unusual items, reasonable prices, comfortable environment. Not far from. Penang Road and worth a detour

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Thank jim_s69
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice ambience and food but prices higher for common dishes like stir fried or cooked vegetables. Easier to get parking spots now as previously blocked parking spaces has been reopened along the road. Preferably check if you need booking as the place can be full at times especially weekends.

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Thank Chuatc
Shanghai
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I was with a closed friend and the his family. The place was crowded. However service was still speedy. The taste of food was excellent. The service quality level was satisfactory. Parking availability was OK since parking lots were also available on the parallel street.

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Thank WaiYeong
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Good place, good foods. Really enjoy various dishes there, very specials. Taste differently than other restaurants, very recommended to try

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Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had dinner here upon the recommendation of our guide. We were not disappointed with the food. We had a suckling pig which was well done. Very crispy skin (which is what we were after). There was not much fat under the skin which made it even better. It was also good value as far as we were concerned. The... More 

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Thank rhclim
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The restaurant is popular with families and locals. The food is well cooked and unpretentious and reasonably priced. There is a good selection of items ranging from meat items to fish and seafood items. Service is fast and this is not a place to linger. Best to call ahead for a table if it is a weekend.

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Thank brucelee360
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We visit this restaurant at brunch time on sunday, many locals were eating here. Food are light and good, must try the prawn spring roll, steamed chicken with ginger and their homemade tofu, definitely will be back when I visit penang.

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Thank Famelia L
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

A fantastic restaurant serving quintessential Cantonese food. Great service sitting outside allows you to watch the wonderful Georgetown world go by. Clean toilets and great prices.

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Melbourne
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Very busy family style restaurant. Well organised with prompt watchful service. Food is mainly to authentic Chinese taste but of excellent quality. We enjoyed all of our dishes on our three visits. Restaurant is comfortable and air conditioned.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sri Bahari Road, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 604-261-1918

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?