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Tamarind Brasserie

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Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely the best hotel breakfast we've ever had so far. We actually looked forward to having breakfast there every morning when we were staying at Park Royal :D

Thank Billy W
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We ate breakfast here each morning of our stay & were always welcomed with a friendly greeting. I have no qualms about the service standards - I thought they were all fantastic. They're friendly, smiley & very prompt. I'm surprised to read other reviews saying otherwise. Definitely suggest the omelettes as they make them to order while you wait. The... More 

Thank Larna M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We visited for lunch a la carte during the week having enjoyed a Sunday buffet there a month or so back. Positives: Very good service, nice grounds and nice location. Food is very, very average at best. We ordered 2 entrees and 4 mains. Entrees were passable but the papadams / prawn crackers served initially were stale. My tandoori biryani... More 

Thank GrousMan
Perth, Australia
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91 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Come and experience a plentiful dining setting. The choices presentation quality are of a very high standard. Strongly recommend a visit.

Thank jillnind50
Singapore, Singapore
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44 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant seemed to have two teams of service staff , one team wore a "courtesy tag" and they were hospitable while the rest seemed unaware what's expected of the service staff in the hotel industry . My husband and I went for an early breakfast on the first day at 720am. There are five staff at the reception, all... More 

Thank Kerensa2014
Adelaide, Australia
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

The buffet breakfast in this place is good but I have had better in other places around the world. There is a good variety of food appealing to tourists from around the world as well as local breakfast dishes. The menu for lunch and dinner is good and it offers a variety of cuisines. There is a selection of Malaysian... More 

1 Thank Chandputti
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

The environment is good, but the service and facilities need to be adjusted. Food of the breakfast was not fresh, they was not always keep take of the buffet station when I was dine there. Is a very good and relax place but service was not that standard.

Thank Chloe2605
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

The seafood buffet was great and the price was reasonable. The variety was good. It's well worth the money.

Thank Davidlucasxy
Western Australia, Australia
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

interesting menu, reasonable pricing, excellent customer service; perhaps create more menus to suit different taste buds

Thank 836emily
Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Visited during their Sunday brunch and food was pretty basic and mediocre as far as hotel brunches is concerned. Penang Prawn Mee is better off the street; seafood prawns/mini-lobster was soaked in butter so lost the flavor of the seafood. Wide selection of cakes, but none really fantastic.Wouldn't recommend as there are better places for brunch in Penang.

Thank Hokie1200

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
French, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: 604-881-1133
A breezy, open-air brasserie restaurant in Penang, that serves a mouth-watering menu of Asian, continental and traditional cuisine. Its fabulous buffet spreads are rated amongst the very best available, whether you come for breakfast or dinner. In fact, its dinner buffets offer over 40 favourites and are sure to satisfy even the biggest appetites.

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