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Golden River

Road Opposite Golden Sands Hotel | Jalan Sungai Emas, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spare ribs” (8 reviews)
“fried rice” (13 reviews)
“eggplant” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Road Opposite Golden Sands Hotel | Jalan Sungai Emas, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We only discovered this restaurant last year, but made sure we ate there on our recent trip. This restaurant already has a Trip Advisor " excellent accreditation" which is well deserved. Located at the top end of Sugai Emas street( first set of lights as...More

Thank jbsunshineacres
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks a bit rough and ready but do not be deceived. Food made as you wait. My wife says the battered prawns were the best she ever tasted. Large bottles of Tiger beer but no wine, perhaps byo. Some of the staff from the Shangri-la...More

Thank blood-banker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a proper and homecooked meal, this is the place that u should try. We had countless meals here everytime we visited Penang. Price is reasonably cheap with proper food and beer. Please remember that this place is closed for business...More

Thank Tey1409
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This is a local favourite slightly off the beaten track from the main Batu Ferringhi road. A pop-up open air restaurant serving freshly cooked local Chinese dishes to order. Affordable and cheaper than most of the restaurants along Batu Ferringhi road. It is a good...More

Thank InsightPenang
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Very good local eatery with large range of food options at a good price. Spicy dishes were good but not as spicy as expected and one of the chicken dishes had a fishy taste, potentially too much fish sauce or similar, otherwise would have given...More

Thank Jacalyn Leah M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Just up the road and around the corner is this food court best eggplant dish I have had here so far lightly fried and presented non oily, the fish and pork dishes were to die for and the rice excellent.... we will be back again....More

Thank Geraldeane K
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Here,s one you must try ,Kent and staff serve excellent tasty food and the service is fast ,on certain night they cook a dish ,pongpo pork. it.is out of this world as are the other dishes of food served ,the picture is on the dish...More

Thank Allan K
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat here after much of the night market was closed last night. The place was pretty full which we took as a good sign and we were not disappointed We chose small ribs, small lemon grass chicken pieces, sweet n sour pork...More

Thank JoandJoe2011
Reviewed 23 June 2017

It was very near to Golden Sands Resorts, about 5-10 min walk. The service was very fast and food was served within 15 min after ordering. Tried their prawn paste chicken, clams, sweet and sour fish and broccoli. All were very tasty!

1  Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This is place is very rustic. It served very very good local food and we ate to our hearts content. We ordered quite a number of dishes and the bill came up to 150rm ( cause we decided to order fish and prawns which added...More

Thank Dianajsd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road Opposite Golden Sands Hotel | Jalan Sungai Emas, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
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