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US$2 - US$13
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Arabic
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 11 February 2022

wonderful food and staff. the food is very nice and family friendly. Just make sure u order non spicy for the kids, my kids especially love their chicken mandi rice, and also hummus with bread. their food is fresh and hot, will come back again...next visit for sureMore

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 2 November 2021 via mobile

Delicious! Extremely generous portions and great pricing. Meat was tender, falling off the bone. Highly recommend 👌🏽 Very handy to main beach at Batu Ferringhi.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 20 March 2021

We were very, very impressed with the food. Really really top notch. And the pricing was also very, very reasonable. Congratulations to chef Lisa. As well as that lovely Syrian guy who made the desert. Congratulations.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 31 December 2020

This is a great place to get Turkish-influenced chicken, lamb, and roti dishes. Great service by the manager and waiters. Terrific food. During the COVID crisis, best to call ahead to let them know you're coming. Better yet, place your order the morning of your...evening dinner.More

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

The food was amazingly delicious compared to many other arab restaurants, the portion was big and filling, and the owners are friendly and accommodating. Lastly, their kunafa is the best that I have tried so far, a must try dish! Definitely would return here with...family and friends.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

This is our second visit there and it was just as good as the first! Food was excellent and the service is that as well. We love going there. We tried a dessert there that we hadn't had before. It has cheese in it and...I strongly recommend it. Everyone loved it at our table. We'll be back often.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 23 September 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed an absolutely wonderful meal with friends one evening after relaxing at the beach. Great service & extensive menu selection. Food arrived in a timely fashion & was all very fresh & very flavourful. Reminded me of when we used to live in the...middle east. Very authentic. We shall return when the opportunity presents itself.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 25 July 2020 via mobile

Great Service Hansome Boy Great Food Good Customer Service Clean And Cosy Variety Of Food Quick Reception

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 17 July 2020 via mobile

If the free appetizer and dessert was a ploy to get us to write a review, it worked. But I might have done it anyway. We used to live in the Gulf and were very impressed with the food. Excellent quality for the price, excellent...service although a casual place.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 31 December 2019

Well we came for Lebanon and since it was closed we tried this one and what a meal we had...we came twice after this so can tell how much we loved the food. the highlight of the place was the Sahlab milk drink that they...serve, it was something i have never had and my entire team came again for it. The only downside the restaurant is Cash only.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 31 December 2019 via mobile

We’ve loved Rubins ever since our first Penang trip 2 years ago! We’ve been thinking of Rubins for weeks before we embarked on our trip! They’ve moved locations about 500m from their restaurant since last time, but it’s still a short 5 minute walk from...the Holiday Inn Penang. Prices are reasonable and the food quality is the best around! Our personal favorites were the falafel sandwiches, Greek Salads and the Hummus with Bread.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 23 December 2019 via mobile

A tiny ‘cafe’ along the popular touristy stretch of Batu Ferringhi offering Arabic food. Everything we had was absolutely awesome, so tasty & delicious. We tried the falafel platter, mixed grill platter, hummus, & Yemeni Mandy lamb which was like lamb shank, very tender meat...which just fell off the bone. Highly recommend this little gem. There are a lot of Arabic restaurants along this stretch of road but this one is great!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 26 November 2019

We genuinely enjoyed our lunch here. The food was fresh and good. I highly recommend this restaurant if you are nearby.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 6 November 2019 via mobile

Having lived in Penang for nearly 7 years, I am so happy that my friend introduced us to this turkish/arabic restaurant. It is located in Batu Ferringhi road just before the Boatman Restaurant. Simple cafe restaurant but the food is amazing. We had the falafel...(so awesome that we ordered a 2nd plate), moussaka, greek salad and rice with lamb stew. Everything is so tasty, not overly spiced and no MSG. The staff is friendly and very attentive. Prices are reasonable too. We will definitely be back again soon!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 5 July 2019 via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner here. Very welcoming atmosphere and an owner that constantly goes out of his way to ensure that everyone is enjoying their meal etc Meals are super tasty, fresh, generous in size and very reasonably priced. We will definitely be back...for another meal at Rubin Mardini before the end of our holiday in Batu Ferringhi!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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It is in Batu Ferringhi on the non-beach side of the road, but near the beach-side public parking
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Rubin Mardini Cafe Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5