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The Spice Market Cafe

Jalan Batu Ferringhi | Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
+60 4-888 8888
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (21 reviews)
“crepes” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Malaysian, International, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Jalan Batu Ferringhi | Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For hotel buffet and in Malaysia. This is top of the game. There is eveything from Dum Sum to Sushi, fresh seafood, good meat, Asian dishes, Genuine India food. Nice cheese, good desserts. I really enjoy the meals and I am picky on buffets. This...More

Thank marriedplustwo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite our booking for 14 pax being made MONTHS in advance , we ended up seated at 2 HUGE round tables which meant that our party ended up being separated , the mothers ended up having to sit with the little kids at one table...More

Thank Loongmeister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At peak periods, the buffet is crowded and very young children are often unsupervised, so note, lots of little fingers poking into sauces and open top food. Food generally good, fresh seafood doesn't seem so fresh, tasted washed down. Cooked food has good variety and...More

1  Thank highxpectations
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is truly worthy of 5-stars. Food is fresh and of good quality. A large variety of food stations offering both local and intercontinental spread; this will be able to cater to almost any palate. Service is prompt and good. Great ambience to top it...More

Thank quito2003
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We dined here for two nights while staying at the Shangri-La Rasa Sayang hotel. The restaurant offers a buffet or a la carte menu. We chose the latter as we felt the buffet would have been too much. There are a number of different options...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We enjoyed the dinner buffets at the Spice Market Cafe, excellent choice, very good sauce with the well cooked satay, lovely prawns, superb selection of desserts especially the yummy chocolate cake; the breakfast is also excellent. Only minus is the considerable cost and the dreadful...More

Thank lordofthepieslondon
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Went to the restaurant with few friends for meal to catch up. Although quantities are not so much but make up for the quality. Very nice touch of services provided by the staff there despite my child creating a mess there. Lovely surprise of a...More

Thank Dnagerous
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The Buffet here is extensive and inexpensive. The choices from fresh seafood, Malaysian, Japanese, Indian and Italian not to mention the dessert buffet this is something you must do once, twice or more. Its fantastic

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Lot of choices of food and fresh seafood. A bit crowed during the dinner time, but the food refill is quite on time.

Thank Chee Wei S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Great selection of food and great service. The hotel resident mgr, Nick Flynn, is roving and we had a great chat with him. Jug of coffee on the table is good. 5 star from me

Thank lovesweets2
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Baizurah I
17 November 2017|
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Response from ronp1954 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know but I do not recall seeing any pork on the menu in any of the hotels restaurants/cafes. Suggest you contact the Rasa Sayang and ask them. Sorry i could not be more helpful
Christo S
2 December 2016|
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Response from reeseong | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It's better to check with the cafe. Gluten free options are relatively new in Malaysia. It would be good to email your hotel and arrange with the chef on your specialized menu. Do check out Real Food Cafe in Straits Quay... More
16 April 2015|
Response from Glynnyg |
Yes it is, also they do not serve any pork. Always chicken , lamb and beef
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi | Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: +60 4-888 8888
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