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Jalan Pantai Tengah, Langkawi, Malaysia
+60 4-955 8358
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

El Nino means the (male) kid in Spanish. And it indeed is or was my kid. I used to own the place and we had fantastic Chinese seafood and steaks from a western grill. The food, the wines was very good. The service was fine and the owner got sick. A beautiful two story building in minimalistic Japanese chic and... More 

Thank Wolfgang S
Alor Setar, Malaysia
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253 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2013

The best part about El Nino boils down to two things - the appetising food and the warm, cozy atmosphere with an impressive decor. The latter serves as a wonderful opportunity for couples to dine in a romantic candlelight dinner without the guy having to feel a pinch in his pocket. There are main courses that are priced in their... More 

Thank Syme0n
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2013

really nice decor and food. The steak was excellent and so was the green thai curry. Great freshly squeezed apple juice as well.

1 Thank redeyeblues
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2013

This place has every opportunity to become a good restaurant by sadly the staff let us down as they were very unprofessional with their service and standards. We dined here a couple of times but on our last occasion we decided not to return ever again. On the last visit we ordered a Thai chicken dish, but when it arrived... More 

Thank experttravellerUK
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2013 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend are backpacking around Malaysia and decided to treat ourselfs to steak what a mistake that was the place looks nice enough but the service is the worst iv had ever let alone in south east Asia. The place wasn't busy so we exspected to wait 30 mins max for starters one hour later still nothing. I... More 

Thank Adam H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Driving down Pantai Tengah one night and unsure of where to dine next, I caught sight this restaurant set in a bungalow off the main street. It seemed to exude a comforting friendliness with its decor and setting and I was immediately drawn to it. Parking my rented car nearby, I walked towards the entrance where a waiter was waiting... More 

Thank Rizby_2009
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2013

I really liked our stays in el nino, very good service and excellent cuisine! The lightsetting and the overall atmosphere is fantastic. What a great Interior in that place, i didnt found a comparable place on langkawi. Cheers Phil

Thank Philipp K
Langkawi, Malaysia
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2012

This restaurant is know for western food and many times I have visited them. I was there few days ago and they introduce to us their Thai food and said they also have thai kitchen. And they served delicious food compare to some of the places I have eaten thai Food. My personal recommendation is the Tom Yam Prawns, Mango... More 

2 Thank Meenanair
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162 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

This was the first place we ate on Langkawi and we ended up going back for more when we couldn't make our minds up. Good honest food and good service too - a safe bet.

2 Thank Cran4
Goa, India
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2012

I'd been looking for a decent steak for a while and found it here. I had a lovely rib eye cooked perfectly medium rare. Served with a very tasty blue cheese sauce on the side. Complete with a medley of vegetables and crispy potato wedges - an excellent meal. Prices were around the average I've seen elsewhere. Bar prices were... More 

2 Thank Goaman

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Restaurant Details

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Asian, Italian, Thai
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Pantai Tengah, Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi
  • Phone Number: +60 4-955 8358

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