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Golden Thai Restaurant

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69-A Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
11:00 - 00:00
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Surrey U.K.
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was without doubt the worst restaurant we have ever been to! The venue looks great by the sea front and live fish to choose from. My husband ordered squid and I ordered a couple of prawn dishes and a bottle of wine. We were very surprised when it all arrived five minutes later! It was all disgusting and totally... More 

1 Thank 268ANDREA
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst the food is great, albeit expensive, the service is lacking and the staff there really do not care if you eat there or not. The location is excellent, right on the beach front.

Thank Amanda M
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place from food to service to atmosphere. Oysters were large and perfectly broiled. Abalone was tender and tasty. Other dishes were well prepared and presented. Service was very attentive and there was always a manager nearby if there was any language issue. Large dining area with beach front seating if you desire. They had a live... More 

Thank Vincent L
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing live fish steamed and grilled with a proper thai flavour. However waitingto be servedfor almost an hour wasn't nice at all. Do not order fresh vegetables

Thank Pablo J
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do i start? What to say other than thos is an absolute dump. Overpriced pretentious garbage. 3 adults, all of us not big eaters. Bowl of rice, which they even got wrong, two veggie dishes, some chicken wrapped in banana leaves and brocolli and scallops, latter being undercooked cost 300 ringit. Oh sorry i forgot to mention the 2... More 

1 Thank George P
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately it was the worst experience so far in Penang. All other negative reviews are true. We didn't want to believe at the beginning but this restaurant should be even closed by the municipality. The service is very bad, the food super expensive for what you get. In the afternoon we had to eat in the street as there was... More 

Thank Carolineintheworld
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a restaurant we normally frequent when in the beach area n the last visit was about 8 months ago. A few days ago we went hoping to enjoy a nice dinner by the sea. The "by the sea" bit was excellent but the dinner was tasteless and very expensive.

Thank szvl
Fremantle, Australia
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated on beach, featuring a large range of seafood and Thai / Chinese foods. There is a floor show and very helpful and friendly service

Thank 257margaretann
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

"If it swims they sell it!" As a family that doesn't really eat too much seafood we came here. The view was fantastic as it was right on the beach but the non seafood options were limited and the food was ok.

Thank rzinger
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103 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Nice and illuminated entrance, that catches your attention along with seeing live sea animals in showcases along the passageway...but then seafood are so expensive, take a long time to attend; you could avoid it and nothing happens.

Thank Jorge Luis H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69-A Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: 6048811362

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?