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10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-222 2000
14:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 14:00 - 23:00
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Antwerp, Belgium
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191 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The setting is superb and the service impeccable. But the great looking snacks that are served, miss refinement: we had much better sweet cakes and sandwiches elsewhere. The tea was great and served in a correct way.

Thank IvoFromBelgium
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the high end restaurant within the E&O. The food is fantastic and the service was excellent. However, we booked but didn't need to, it was very quiet- only 2 other tables in there on a Friday night.

Thank Frances F
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food / Drink quality and service were excellent. Let me say, what you probably would expect from the E&O. A pity we were the only ones at lunch time and the aircon was simply blowing too strong for the 4 of us. Bottom line, a bit uncomfortable. I missed the comfort and atmosphere from various evenings in 1885. Prefer evenings,... More 

Thank vg6s
Marseille, France
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196 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I very much enjoyed our dinner at this traditional fine dining restaurant. The food is excellent as is the service. The restaurant is traditional and has lovely views out to the sea. Would recommend to anyone wishing to enjoy high end fine French cuisine.

Thank M V
Kuala Lumpur
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to have dinner at 1885 during my stay at the heritage E&O Hotel, and was not disappointed. Food was excellent, service was top-notched.

Thank e_tee
Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service is lovely as is the setting. I booked the night before and wrote down a range of gluten free afternoon tea options that were gluten free. Unfortunately when tea was served, it was vegetarian, dairy and gluten free. One sandwich contained a piece of cooked pumpkin for example. I explained to the wait staff that I could eat... More 

1 Thank Singapuraman
Los Angeles, California
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156 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I was staying here at the Heritage Wing of this great hotel. I already tried all the other restaurants and bars. Night time in Georgetown is busy time. People all around trying to get a seat at the street food stalls. I already did that the first night. So on my last night here I decided to just dine here.... More 

2 Thank smileyko
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Not the occasion one would expect. People want to come out for the experience of afternoon tea, British style. Sorry but this does not live up to expectations. Cannot recommend.

Thank weekenderbroadstairs
Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The tea itself was as advertised and was OK. A couple of minor points - by the time we had finished eating our tea (drink) was cold but no refill offered, and one of the "sweets" was in a tall shot glass and no spoon was provided (and was too solidt to drink) But the real issue that spoilt the... More 

Thank MrAusDog
Penang Island, Malaysia
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The semi fine dining restaurant in E&O Hotel. Also one of the popular places for English Afternoon Tea in George Town. As of Feb 2017, Yesterday's Classic Set Menu is available from 7pm to 10:30pm and is priced at RM120 nett per person for 3-course set menu. Relatively reasonable.

2 Thank CheeWah_Chan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Valet Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-222 2000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?