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David Brown's Restaurant and Tea Terraces

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Lot 400 Daerah Bart Daya 17 Mk | Strawberry Hill, Bukit Bendera, Ayer Itam, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
604-828 8337
11:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The views of Georgetown and the mainland are nice, the gardens are well kept, the staff attentive and more importantly the food was fantastic value for money = great quality food. I ate the herb crusted roast lamb rack and my wife ate the beef wellington - both dishes were top quality. Again the wait staff were excellent in both... More 

Thank Peter L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Comfortable environment, nice view with a water lily fish pond in the garden. Staff service good. We ordered set lunch for our brunch. Mushroom soup, salad and lamb loin is delicious. Will come back again for dinner and night view.

Thank Jessica4869
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously nothing special....just overpriced coffees and beers, if you require food get some from the bottom of Penang Hill before you come up....all fresh cheap and delicious!

Thank cinders42
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the restaurant has pond and little garden with colonial architecture house. i had fruit tea and scones. it was delicious especially the strawberry jam. the view of penang from top is breathtaking. suitable place to chill out with family and friends. but the price is not cheap.

Thank crocodot
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a delightful lunch at the highest restaurant on Penang Hill as declared on their banner. Nice view, nice garden. With tables by the restaurant or out in the open in the garden.

Thank Mikel88888
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145 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Skyterrace @ David Brown’s Strawberry Hill is a fantastic place to sit down and have a drink and look at the mad world go by or just …to enjoy the amazing views.

Thank Gerard R
Harrow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reached the top on Penang Hill and arrived at David Browns for afternoon tea. The setting is amazing and place is lovely but the afternoon tea was disappointing. There were six of us and we arrived before 3 and it took some time to convince them to let us have a bit earlier. 5 of us were vegetarian and... More 

Thank kaandSam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we would check this out away from the average tourist snacks you get with the masses lower down. Quite quiet, far enough away that you can't hear people wandering past and the views are just as great. Went for the set meal for lunch and we were very impressed. We went after walking around the hill as you'll be... More 

Thank guygs18
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food: 10/10 Ambience: 10/10 Service: 9/10 Climbed a flight of stairs for this. Totally worth it! Food was awesome. Flavourful, fresh and simply delicious! Will come back again definitely!

Thank Aishah K
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner. Scallops the consistency of yellow dot squash balls. Tiniest piece of steak cooked nowhere near what I ordered, but followed up with very nice piece of chocolate cake and ice cream which basically saved the meal. Helpful friendly staff but obviously had little or now training.

Thank Stenny67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, British
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 400 Daerah Bart Daya 17 Mk | Strawberry Hill, Bukit Bendera, Ayer Itam, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island
  • Phone Number: 604-828 8337

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?