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Oriental Seafood Gurney

$$ - $$$
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42 Gurney Drive, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-890 4500
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is the first time I am reviewing a place. For 7 items bill came out 120 RIM per person. Today we went to Gurney plaza Dragon I in a clean restaurant with nice ambient and bill was 75RIM. We be the judge. Even though my company is paying the bill I am not going back to place where they... More 

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Thank Sabira E
Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

recommended by a concierge, would not go to this place and eat, its terible taste and just stupid service is given to us, very late in serving and giving us wrong order is unacceptable the waitress is talking rude to us altough her mistake..worst ever restaurant

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Thank Endrawan42
Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Private room was old and the whole place felt so rustic but overall cheaper than compared to Singapore seafood. Seafood was fresh and we found the price per head to be reasonable.

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Thank Rossha
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Insanely high prices for the quality you get, the service was ridiculous as they got nothing right regarding orders and bill

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Thank HankAnkerman
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2,470 reviews
699 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 831 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Prime location on the seafront opposite the outdoor food centre in Gurney Drive. Food is exorbitantly priced, taste is average at best and service nothing to shout about. The only thing good is the view at the sea front.

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Thank nellielim
Indonesia
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286 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The location was great. It's on the Gurney road, adjacent to the round about near Plaza Gurney, and is by the sea. The view was very nice. It has open area for dining with the cool evening breeze. You can pick fresh seafood directly from the aquarium display. The food tasted good, the service was good too. The price is... More 

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Thank Ed-Henry
Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were going to the Bali Hai, but our taxi driver told us that this restaurant was cheaper and better. Shouldn't have listened. Food was so so, service was fine, location so interesting. Looking out onto the Malaccan Straits.

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Thank Barbara A
Penang Island, Malaysia
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Overpriced! Cost is almost double of other seafood restaurants. Nothing special about this place. Food is edible but just too expensive. Google and try some other seafood restaurants around the area and you'll thank yourself for doing so.

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Thank r0jak
Budapest
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

This restaurant was one of my favourites for a long time. I even brought my tour groups for dinners cause of the great menu and delicious meals. Until now. This time I took my family for a dinner there where we only had a beer then we left. Upon arrival we realized the place was empty which was strange as... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This is usually a restaurant patronized by tourists as locals find the prices on the high side. If you can overlook the high prices then go for the mantis prawns with row baked in spicy salt. 5 of these mantis prawns will cost you about RM200! The flower crabs cooked in sweet and sour sauce is another good bet.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Gurney Drive, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-890 4500

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