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Edelweiss Cafe

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38 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 8935
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Swiss, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very atmospheric, great decor, exceptional staff including Swiss owner of 20years. Excellent cocktails and the perfect ice cold beer. Loved it

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Wonderful restaurant in the old school way, peaceful and quiet. Very friendly staff and good food and drinks. Get tips on what to do in Georgetown from the friendly owner Hors. Highly recommended. Leif from Stockholm,Sweden.

Thank sd12lfs
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

It’s quaint. It’s romantic. They play music from the 40s and 50s. Lovely! The food comes at a glacial pace. The staff is not attentive at all. Once it arrives the food is uninspired. The menu is chaotic. Not really sure what the place wants...More

1  Thank MileHighMark
Urs C, Owner at Edelweiss Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Dear MileHighMark, We are sorry that you find Edelweiss not up to a standard your are used to. We are fully aware that during Chinese New Year we could not focus on high quality service as we are a two + two men team and...More

Reviewed 1 February 2018

I went for lunch, and while it was a little lonely being the first one in there, I enjoyed the decor and looked through one of their many picture books to keep myself occupied. I treated myself to a Negroni- very well made and tasty....More

Thank TravelDreams
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Excellent restaurant to visit whilst in Georgetown. Full of character and very special food. We loved the chicken curry with a great fusion of spices and the Schnitzel. The selection of beers was also very good. The ice cream with coffee liqueur was as promised,...More

Thank Romax58
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Lovely cafe and good food. The owners and staff are very helpful and friendly. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our time at Edelweiss.

Thank Brigitte J
Reviewed 20 January 2018

we arrived short before closing time and despite the team already cleaning up and preparing to close, they received us well and let us enjoy a good meal and nice cool German beer. THE SETTING IS TRULY AMAZING - one should go there just for...More

Thank sauraumpfa
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Stopped in for a beer and was surprised at beverage list. Nice place, good service. Interesting art and antiques

Thank Philip I
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately our experience was not good here. We had been many years before and remembered it fondly. However, the atmosphere was not welcoming or friendly. The food and drinks took nearly an hour to arrive and when they did they lacked flavor and quality. We...More

Thank Natasha L
Urs C, Owner at Edelweiss Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Dear Natasha L, We are sorry to hear of your unfortunate experience with us. As we are a very small team we are struggling when there is full house due the many different drinks and food items on offer. Food and Drinks are cooked/made as...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Nice cafe in Georgetown. Good food and an excellent host. The clocks on display are truly vintage and you eat your food as they chug along. Food is above average and the ambiance is excellent.

Thank rubberTravel
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30 October 2017|
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Response from RG59Traveler | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve wine, beer and spirits
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:55 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:55 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:55 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:55 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-261 8935
  • E-mail
Cafe/Restaurant/Bar providing Swiss/German/Local Dishes. Special cocktails German/beers and a good selection of scotch/single malt whisky are available. We are operating in the medium price segment. We also supply tourist information for anybody who needs them.
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