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10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-222 2000
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
13 Feb 2018
“English Tea back in 1885”
9 Feb 2018
“Traditional Afternoon Tea with a view”
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10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fine dining at its best, delightful flavours, perfectly cooked meats. Professional unobtrusive service. Well pirced for the quality of food and style of dining.

Thank Billogirra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife was insistant that we go for high tea at 1885 during our stay in George Town, so I dutifully booked a table with a sea view. It wasn't really much of a view, but better than the other couple who had booked and...More

Thank RandomGuy23
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the restaurant slightly nervous following some of the reviews we read. All the negative points that I had read seemed to have been rectified. The staff were very efficient and helpful, nothing was too much trouble and we certainly weren’t rushed to...More

2  Thank garanded
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

1885 has a lovely setting with sea views and coconut trees swaying in the breeze. However, the afternoon high tea menu needs to be revamped. The cakes and sandwiches were tasteless and unappetising. It was thoroughly disappointing as I've had afternoon tea at less reputable...More

1  Thank Judy922
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The restaurant 1885 was named for the year that the Eastern & Oriental Hotel (or E & O as the locals lovingly refer to it) was established. We booked reservations for the traditional afternoon tea online, which was a good idea since 1885 tends to...More

3  Thank Sonnymao
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Went here with wife and our two sons (9M and 4Y). the 4 years old was sleeping and they directly put two chairs together for him to sleep on. We made a booking and thus got a seaview table, recommended! Also recommended to follow the...More

2  Thank Calle K
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The only afternoon tea about this are the scones, which were a bit on the dry side. The cakes were nice looking but very tasteless and sandwiches were nice looking but had nothing to do with a traditional English afternoon tea. Tea selection, however, was...More

Thank Metropolita
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The whole family, 10 to 70 years, visited for an afternoon tea. The building and the 1885 room are beautifully presented in classic style and the staff add to the atmosphere. The selection of foods presented for afternoon tea are very nice with a good...More

1  Thank The_Travelling_Ts
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Staffs are professional, teas are good, foods okay. Cleanliness need to be improved as wall dusts are easily spotted. Definitely affect the experience when the table is placed against the wall. White orchid flower on table and it would be much better if they are...More

Thank Clarisloveslife
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I do love a good afternoon tea and drag my poor beloved all over the place indulging. This is one of the best I've had and for such a reasonable price too (for the two of us under AUS$50, the Hydro Majestic in the Blue...More

2  Thank SuzannahA
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2 April 2018|
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Response from 429Happy | Reviewed this property |
From memory I think this is correct. However, should you be a resident guest and staying over 14 nights a discount does apply. For a longer stay guests it’s 20%. Tea is excellent value great selection of teas and cakes... More
3 December 2016|
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I want to place cream cake?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-222 2000
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