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The Gulai House

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The Datai Jalan Teluk Datai | Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
+60 4-950 0500
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the warm welcome to the unique greetings written on the leave and handwashing ritual, the start of this culinary journey was great! Though the food may be rather expensive, this is a full package once in a lifetime experience for me and my family.

1 Thank Lanvin Q
Leicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First class Malay and Indian curries. Excellent service, and the cookery class under the tutilage of the chef is well worth it! Big portions too!

Thank Andrew L
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

you should visit this restaurant for fantastic local Malay cuisine, nice and typical decor and building .

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Extremely special in all ways. The incredible traditional architecture opens out onto the jungle. The food is so fresh and expertly prepared. Friendly and helpful servers. Would recommend to everyone - a great introduction to Malaysian classics and gorgeous seafood to boot. Reservation necessary.

Thank elsabear3
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit if you have the time to make a trip to the Gulai House. Make reservations in advance. The food is prepared with a lot of care and attention to the needs of the guests. Perfect treat for your loved one!

Thank petlai
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of The Datai Langkawi resort this is a dining option. Great local cuisine. Excellent beef rending.

Thank Bachas01
Chorley Lancs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gulai House isn't your typical hotel restaurant. It is a stand alone destination gastro Mecca. A perfect fusion of Malaysian and Indian cuisine. The setting is stunning. The atmosphere relaxed, friendly and welcoming. The food............Oh yes! My wife and I dined on two occasions and had room service on a third. If you want the real deal (authentic), order it... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb setting,Friendly and very efficient staff, The Malaysian and Indian food is just superb. The home made coconut Ice cream served in an ice bowl is a must dessert.

Thank colinpennyfu2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must start by saying myself and my husband stayed at the Andaman which is next door to The Datai beach where you will find The Gulai house is located. We did contact the restaurant directly to reserve a table but on 2 attempts we was emailed by the restaurant that it was full but luckily we managed to get... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent selection of original recipes and food. Very serviced orientated staff, which engages with you to understand your preferences without being servile

Thank R7747DFjens

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Datai Jalan Teluk Datai | Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi
  • Phone Number: +60 4-950 0500

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