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Edelweiss Cafe

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Swiss, European, Cafe
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38 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 8935
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Today
11:55 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 18:00
Tue - Fri 11:55 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading all the positive review on this cafe, we decided to try it out today while on Armenian street. No regrets at all. Such a lovely place with great decors & nice ambience. The food is really good too. I had their Aglio Olio spaghetti with Churizo and my girl ordered the B52 sausage. Good portions and it was... More 

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Thank Joeycyp
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

great food good food an delicious 🎂...nice talk with Urs and Theresa . Authentic and nice renovated shop house with an old church clock. best location at Armenian street. and for my wife an the only place here in Penang to get an Aperol Spritz.

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Thank B E
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Restaurants in the most touristy spot in town can be a hit or miss and tend to be overpriced. Not this lovely place. They make authentic Swiss Rösti that is just incredibly delicious, even by Swiss standards. Highly recommended and a great option for those eating gluten free because they prepare it in the traditional way without any wheat flour.... More 

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Thank Christiane B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

From the moment we entered the restaurant we did not want to leave. Among the heat of armenian street this place is like an oasis of freshness. The decor and very customer oriented service makes this place absolutely unique. I ordered a pumkin soup and fresh salad with mango and pomelo and my husband had a huge german sausage with... More 

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Montreal
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290 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

What a different sort of bar. It is mostly dark wood, very European, but the carving is Malaysian. The man behind the bar is a Swiss and he serves a really good cold beer. We had Paulaner Weissbier Dunkel. They also serve food although we did not try it.

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Thank tedster074
Algarve, Portugal
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450 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Recommended by LP and just in our way at lunch time during our city tour. A place with a colonial look, old western pieces but mainly many Asian, I liked the place very much. And also the food. Especially the rosti with the curry. Delicious. The gentleman who served us, I think he is the owner, was very nice. I... More 

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Castlebar, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Place closes for section of the day and reopens at 6.30pm for evening service. We happened to be walking past at 6.30 and popped in. We were seated and given food and drink menus. We went to order food but then we're told no we can't order food as the chef is not around yet, we can only order drinks...very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Discovered the restaurant by strolling along the street, when we walk in we were welcome by a western owner (I assumed) with big smile on his face, very friendly and warm, then we were fascinated by the old antiques decoration inside and found it very interesting and unusual, love it. We had 2 different pasta both lovely, mine was carbonara... More 

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Thank wyly H
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

While touring George Town for the street art, we had lunch here, The food was excellent, great variety for food and drinks, really friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank Oliver F
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a cold drink whilst looking at the street art in the area links. The Elderflower spritzer is great for a refreshing drink after sightseeing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$27
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:55 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:55 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:55 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:55 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-261 8935
Description
Cafe/Restaurant/Bar providing Swiss/German/Local Dishes. Special cocktails
German/beers and a good selection of scotch/single malt whisky are available.
We are operating in the medium price segment.
We also supply tourist information for anybody who needs them.

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