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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$1 - US$12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Asian, Malaysian
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 22 December 2020 via mobile

Great service. Good food. Very friendly family-run business. Mutton curry was highly recommended but they didn't have it. Chicken curry was ok. vegetable and tofu sizzling plate was very tasty. Good kids meals. Cold beer. Reasonable prices.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 18 October 2020

A great little spot in Batu Ferringhi, where you are always welcomed with big smiles by this lovely family. Food is superb and I cannot fault a single dish that I have tried. Especially the chicken cashew and beef rendang, which has quite a spice...kick. Must try restaurant if you are in the areaMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 22 August 2020 via mobile

A hot Saturday with young coconuts to quench the thirst at the Helena's Cafe. This is our first visit here to have lunch. Not a bad place and friendly service. The menu is well spread from Local Curry Food to Chinese and Western food for...choice. I had Lamb Chop and my wife and son had Fish and Chips. Our granddaughter and DIL had rice with Sweet Sour Chicken and Fried Eggs. The Lamb Chop was superb and tasty, so was the Fish and Chips. Our granddaughter and DIL enjoyed their Sweet Sour Chicken and Fried Eggs as well. Awsome choices for lunch here. CheersMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 18 August 2020

Helena and her family give a great welcome and delicious menu. Great choice and it's cooked with care. Enjoyed every item we ordered and came back again in the same week. Their care with SOPs at the entrance was the best along the street. plenty...of fans, great menu options and service with a smile. Will be back next time we are in Penang.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 16 August 2020

We have been to penang many times and always Make for Helena's cafe the food is superb... Here the atmosphere is great, the location superb,just 2 minute walk from the beach and Helena and the rest off the staff really make the difference we had...all our Breakfast, lunch and dinner here. if you are in batu feranghi, don't miss out!!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 15 August 2020

My wife ordered fish and chips as she was told it was Red Snapper - it was Dory - the waiter said he does not use Dory and it was Red snapper - had enough Dory to know blood Dory when I see it... Tandoori...Chicken had not been near a grill - it was like some 1980's boil in the bag chicken with tandoori Sauce. Got a large bill for the experience (but that is normal for Batu Ferringhi - over priced very average food in general)More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 29 July 2020

Visited this restaurant in the evening and had a lovely meal. Had food from the Chinese options available on their menu and we were not disappointed. Food was excellent. Definitely recommend people to eat here.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 14 March 2020 via mobile

Okey food but not that tasty. Nice staff. Cheap and okey for the price. Could need little more spices or something that makes it little more nice.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 13 March 2020 via mobile

The menu is a mixture of indian and asian food, during the week we tested 8 dishes and everything was delicious. Staff is very friendly and humorous. Atmosphere is bice.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 9 March 2020 via mobile

I have been going to Penang for 19 years now and Helena’s Cafe never fails us. Not only do they serve terrific food but the service is second to none. Theresa, Helena and the rest of their team are always so friendly and helpful, they...make us feel welcome every time and I can’t imagine not going there. I cannot recommend Helena’s Cafe enough it really is the best on the island! See you next time!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Kumuda S
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Response from evamarie3 | Property representative |
Sorry we do vegetarian dishes but not char hor fun.
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5 August 2017|
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Response from evamarie3 | Property representative |
We Serve Pork and Duck Upon Request.Order One Day Before.
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10 February 2017|
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Frequently Asked Questions about Helena's Cafe

Yes, Helena's Cafe offers takeaway services.

Helena's Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4