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Travellers' Choice2022
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US$1 - US$11
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Asian, Malaysian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Mutton curry, Beef rendang, Lemon chicken and yummy roti prata , we will be back soon. Mums cooking always the best.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in here for a quick lunch and had such a good meal that we went back for dinner a few days later. Reall nice food and great service. Surroundings are basic but atmosphere is brilliant. Try the spicy fish capitan; its fabulous

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner one night and it was superb. The beef rendang was amazing and the best I’ve ever had. We also had a roti and Helena’s curry. The staff were lovely and talkative and seemed happy that we enjoyed the food so...much. If I was in Penang again, I would 100% go back.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Were there accidentally when passing trough.. but happen to get special Deepavali chicken bryani at Helena s cafe, wow that was really special, as if mom s cook feel.. tq for the treat will be back for next special

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 1 November 2022

Do yourself a favor and visit this lovely restaurant Helena Cafe. The service is the best. The staff truly cares about your experience. The food is absolutely amazing – everything we tasted melted in mouths. Absolutely the best meal we had while at Helena Cafe....Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 28 October 2022 via mobile

I was here for a family dinner and found this place to be overrated , food quality was below average . The most shocking part is the pricing you see , this certainly over priced for which they are charging you . Multiple food options...available In near vicinity,More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 25 October 2022 via mobile

The environment is kids friendly, the food is yummy and the kids love it too! Friendly and humble chest, treating all the guests with respect and care. Enjoyed the food and service.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 19 October 2022 via mobile

Excellent service, specialist dishes are a must to try, family run business, highly recommended they cater for your personal taste buds

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 15 October 2022 via mobile

It was raining today actually chucking it down saw Helena's cafe we had two beers not sure where to eat we left but we returned 20 mins later a very warm greeting it was similar to a taverna setting we selected from the menu starter...main and dessert very friendly staff food very tasty good clean surroundsMore

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 13 October 2022 via mobile

Just had the best meal ladies fingers fried rice was fantastic we will definitely be back again we always go to Helena’s when we visit Batu ferringhi lovely people thank you x

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 9 October 2022 via mobile

Friendly staff and huge selection of delicious food. We ate there several times. The atmosphere was nice and it was very clean.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 6 October 2022

Great abeyance, nice vibe, this family run restaurants produces great food visited here twice for dinner, had chicken rendang a slight twist to the Beef but great, you pick your level of spice, satay sticks all great. Infact all meals had were great .

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 30 September 2022

The food here was really good and their staff were also very friendly. Just bear in mind that "mild" spicy might be an understatement for those who can't handle spicy food. I loved their sizzling vegetables and tofu, it complimented the spiciness of the beef...rendang. Overall, I'd highly recommend this place to everyone visiting Batu Ferringhi.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 28 September 2022 via mobile

Lovely relaxed vibe .. Excellent friendly service, great food.. delicious roti and curry. Family thoroughly enjoyed it.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 23 September 2022 via mobile

My husband found this restaurant in his searches for great places to eat on Penang, and it certainly didn’t disappoint, we had satay as starters, beef rangadang, lemon chicken and lady fingers. Absolutely amazing meal. Friendly, polite, family business, quick to get the meals out.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Sorry we do vegetarian dishes but not char hor fun.
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We Serve Pork and Duck Upon Request.Order One Day Before.
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Helena's Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4