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14 Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food at good value

We ate in a group of about 25 people. Wonderful service, food was service in a timely manner, tasted nice, a large part of a group ate there again the next day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Jag N
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Darwin, Australia
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Thailand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

All of Penangs Sri Ananda Bahwan's branches serve up excellent food, have been to 4 now (all three in Penang and one in Butterworth) and always impressed.

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Darwin, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We ate in a group of about 25 people. Wonderful service, food was service in a timely manner, tasted nice, a large part of a group ate there again the next day.

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Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Service is efficient and helpful. Great variety of food to please everyone. Clean and very friendly staff. Best Indian food I have had yet.

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Melbourne
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19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place doesn't look like much (in fact looks a bit dubious hygiene wise) - but turns out the food is really authentic + tasty and incredibly cheap (I think one of the cheapest meals we had in Penang). We love our South Indian food (Thosais, Ootapams etc) as well as Tandoori dishes - this place does them all under... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We are so used to Indian food back home but the meal at Ananda was the best Indian food we''ve ever had. A meal for 4 of us with plenty to eat only cost us 30GBP! Incredile value for money and brilliant service.

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Georgetown Penang
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I have been going to this restaurant since few years back. They were my favourite Indian Food Restaurant and don't mind driving nearly 1 hour from my place just to get there. Recently I went there with my wife and I have to admit, their food taste has decreased. It was not as excellent as before and now nearly as... More 

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Penang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This place is a chain with about 5 restaurants throughout Penang. We live a few kms from this outlet and have been here a couple of times now. Affordable dishes and as the place is busy you know that the food hasn't been sitting around long. The paneer masala is one of the most amazing a rich curries I have... More 

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Alor Setar
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant has the right ambience to attract foreign tourist. Reasonably priced South Indian cuisine with a bit of North Indian dishes to accompany. A dish that is a 'must try' is Palak Paneer - a north indian dish consisting of pureed spinach with paneer (cottage cheese). A good variety of Naan and Tandoori with the condiments is another good... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

One of the prime location of penang. Surprisingly low cost, yet the best food. Most of the food cooked freshly. Try their special crab. Fish fry, kebabs, chicken fry not to be missed. Don't bother to have your meal at Flamingo hotel (unless it it free morning breakfast). A fest for couple within 30rngt only!!

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Playa Flamenca, Spain
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

not bad Indian food, prices very cheap but staff don't seem to care if you are there or not wouldn't return

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Tanjung Bungah

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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