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Bayview Beach Hotel, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
+60 4-881 2037
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Puchong, Malaysia
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87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This restaurant serves northern Indian cuisine - lots of breads, less rice - and we had the buffet for dinner. The selection was modest compared to "international buffets" but Sagar more than makes up for it with excellent food. Every item I took was delicious and I couldn't help but go back for more helpings - several times. I really... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Went because we r staying at Hard Rock Cafe and it was close and reviews were good. Did not disappoint. Best Indian food I've had in a long time. Service was excellent. Such a refreshing change to be confused by having so many choices as a vegetarian and plenty for my completely opposite meat eating partner.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

They have very good North Indian food but limited menu. This restaurant is in ground floor of Bayview Beach resort. I felt it is a bit costly but worth it. Just to mention, Bayview also provide room service for order from Sagar, which was a plus point for us. As an alternative try the Indian restaurant opposite to Bayeview Resort... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

I recently visited Sagar in Penang with my family. It was my first visit to sagar in penang before that I have only visited sagar in kuala Lumpur. The food was no so tasty as I was expecting. The sagar in KL has much better food taste and quality. The staff was efficient and were always on the standby.

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Sunnyvale, California
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99 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

I've been continuing to look for authentic North India food in Penang, and heard about Sagar. Visiting this place with skepticism, I was very pleasantly surprised at the menu and the quality of food and service. The menu includes some delectable dishes from North Indian cuisine. The food was very much authentic of North Indian food - although it was... More 

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Thank SeNaInCA
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

I can only agree with Alison. I had been to this restaurant before and had a very good experience. However, last night they were absolutely atrocious. The "deep fried fish" could have been used for building a brick wall, it was so overcooked. The Chicken Dopiaza was simply pre-boiled chicken pieces (defrosted) with a tasteless sauce poured over it. I... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

We were told this was the place for a great curry but how wrong that tuned out to be. We are all seasoned curry eaters and one of our party was Asian and an expert cook who was very critical of the food which she said was like a gelatinous paste. Next day we all had very bad tummies and... More 

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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014

Very nice restaurant in the Bayview Hotel at the top end of Batu Ferringhi. They had a lot of choice for vegetarians and the service was brilliant. Definitely recommend.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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152 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

I am not so keen on having an Indian food but I will make this as an exception. I had Capati and Briyani with mutton Keema. And it is heaven...just like I can't stop eating. To top all that I tried the Chicken Malai Tikka & Palak Paneer (hope I got the spelling right). It is all the perfect combination.... More 

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Broadbeach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

We just finished dinner here tonight & all i can say is wow! The service, choice, quality & taste was superb. Hard to find for a tourist but we were referred to this place by a second generation Penang local who rates this as the best Indian on the Island. Absolutely first class.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bayview Beach Hotel, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: +60 4-881 2037
Description
Opening Of Sagar Restaurant Written by Administrator II Monday, 18 July 2011 02:34SPEECH BY YB DANNY LAW HENG KIANGOpening Ceremony of Sagar Restaurant15 July 2011Bayview Beach Hotel, Batu FeringgiGood evening and a warm welcome to all of you today. Firstly, I would like to thank Sagar Restaurant for inviting me to the opening ceremony this evening. I have come to understand that this is the 7th Sagar Restaurant in Malaysia and the first in Penang. We are indeed delighted to have a brand like Sagar Restaurant which is well known for its delicious Northern Indian cuisine, to open its doors in our beloved island.Ladies and GentlemenPenang has become one of the favorite destination for investors, domestic visitors and international visitors alike. . In fact, Yahoo Travels have placed Penang as one of the “Top 10 Islands to Explore Before You Die. “ Please allow me to explain why.Our beloved island is much like your North Indian cuisines. We are colorful, and have a rich mix of “masala” and once you try it, you keep wanting for more!Here in Penang, there is vibrant blend of culture and heritage where every ethnicity in Malaysia is represented. We have various cultural and religious festival, such as Thaipusam and St. Annes which is one of the largest celebrations in Malaysia. Every year they attract thousands of devotees and visitors to Penang.Our capital, George Town have also been named one of UNESCO’s Heritage Sites and we just celebrated its 3rd Anniversary recently on the 7th of July. And of course, not to mention our world famous hawker food!And as we all know, Batu Feringgi is definitely one of the more famous tourist spots. Thousands of tourists flock this part of the island to experience the beautiful beaches and the wide range of comfortable hotels, such as Bayview Resort Hotels. Batu Feringgi is also well known for its Night Market, and numerous dining places – hawker stalls and even fine dining restaurants.Therefore we welcome the addition of Sagar Restaurant to Batu Feringgi and Bayview Resort Hotel.With that, I sincerely hope this restaurant will receive a prosperous amount of visitors and become an attraction in Batu Feringgi. Thank You very much

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