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Helena's Cafe

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43B Jalan Batu Ferringhi | opp Yahong Gallery, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
+60 16-464 5202
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12:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here one night, the food was good, very tasty and cooked to order. We had a long chat with Helena, lovely person, her mother is the cook. the menu is wide ranging, the curries are tasty and wholesome. The toilets are through the kitchen, and to be honest the kitchen looks very disorganised and not too clean. But... More 

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Devon
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely family run restaurant. We've made a number of visits for late lunch and dinner and enjoyed our food on each occasion. Very friendly people who enjoy serving a wide variety of cuisine. We particularly enjoyed the beef rendang, the special nasi goreng and the curries. They have a lot of repeat trade and we can understand why. We'll be... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first day lunch was so amazibg that we ended up having lunch for 6days here..home cooked tasty meals. Variety n good choices to neutralise your taste buds...let it be local delicasy or western or chinese...everything was just awesome. The hospitality n services were something my family did not expect...being a normal n simple restaurant it is. We honestly felt... More 

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Wimborne
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First came here for food in Jan 2013 and was impressed with food and the friendliness of the staff. The food today is as good as ever and the friendliness of the staff was even more so. The menu is wide ranging and in our opinion the beef curry is the best we have tasted. My wife fell head over... More 

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Perth, Australia
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 6 years we have finally made it back to Penang and had some great food here. Just the same as we remember with delicious food and friendly service. It was also nice to be remembered and welcomed by everyone.

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Solapur, India
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181 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here around 2 pm for lunch. The place is quite cozy and comfortable. The beer served is chilled and the dishes served are tasty. Costwise it is midrange

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only called here for drinks, very friendly welcoming family run business. Food looked nice, reasonably priced.

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Hove - UK
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really welcoming family run restaurant - really good curry and very good value. Definitely worth a visit

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for years, this time we had the mutton curry, steamboat and nasi goreng Helena special. All of it delicious. Well worth the walk from the Lone Pine.

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were great Place was busy and we were told the food would take 20 mins..so no surprises on the waiting time. Food was tasty and will priced. Will revisit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43B Jalan Batu Ferringhi | opp Yahong Gallery, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: +60 16-464 5202

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?