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Helena's Cafe

43B Jalan Batu Ferringhi | opp Yahong Gallery, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
+60 16-464 5202
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mutton curry” (21 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
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Chinese, Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43B Jalan Batu Ferringhi | opp Yahong Gallery, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good sized portions, with quick and lovely service. Chicken cashew stir fry was great! Most meals come with rice (outlined on the menu - good rice too). Comfy seating, fans made it even better. Toilets are through kitchen: western toilet, clean, toilet paper provided, sink...More

2  Thank Christina S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food here was absolutely Amazing! Our best meal in Malaysia by far. There was lots of options and everything tasted so authentic and homemade. The staff were lovely and pleasant and we will definitely be going back. The local roti was particularly divine. Thanks...More

1  Thank Swargs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last night for dinner . Had the spring rolls and chicken curry . Amazing food lovely hosts . Highly recommend

1  Thank Deb3wine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and attentive staff at this very unassuming restaurant. I had the curry here and it was fantastic

1  Thank Alan-Holden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here tastes like it's cooked in a local persons house.... and that's pretty much what this is! You can see the chefs cooking away like it's they home. The service is very personal (even watched our live wire 1yr old whilst we finished...More

2  Thank sunit1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and service, average price for location. Some nice dishes served, which were suggested and went very well together. although better vegetables could be served.

1  Thank Ex-Slb-and-Happy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the most friendly places we visited. The selection of food was good, welll cooked and served in good time. They advised us on the menu and nothing was too much trouble.

1  Thank colinppp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on our first night out in Penang My wife and I ordered the mutton curry only to be Disappointed as they only had enough left for one So I won and got it while my wife had beef curry I have to...More

1  Thank Carlmick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here and the place has a nice ambiance. Highly recommend the salt & pepper squid. The dry beef rendang is good too with the meat very tender.

1  Thank LizzyHo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate late one night, only a few diners left. Shared two noodle dishes, both were good sizes and packed with flavours. Although dishes not usually spicy no problem making the spicy for us.

1  Thank Jacalyn Leah M
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Questions & Answers
Izumi T
5 August 2017|
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Response from evamarie3 | Property representative |
We Serve Pork and Duck Upon Request.Order One Day Before.
Jill C
10 February 2017|
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Response from Reg E | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Never asked
Christo S
2 December 2016|
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Response from AgathaChristie2012 | Reviewed this property |
If you tell the cook that you are gluten free and need to make sure there is no wheat flour (tepung) and no soy sauce they can make several dishes that way. The prawn curry with white rice is naturally gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43B Jalan Batu Ferringhi | opp Yahong Gallery, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: +60 16-464 5202
  • E-mail
Helena Cafe We Serve Since 1790 Thank You For all Support During all Years And Our Return Guest Every Year. Keep Supporting Us.God Bless.
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