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Pantai Tengah, Langkawi, Malaysia
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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Had our first meal in this outlet and enjoyed the food too, do have a try out on their signature dish - Noodle on Fire.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
kopohui
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Singapore, Singapore
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Had our first meal in this outlet and enjoyed the food too, do have a try out on their signature dish - Noodle on Fire.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

I can't believe this restaurant only gets 3.5 it's the best place I've ever eaten. We went nearly every night for ten days and fat mum told us what soecilaity she would make for us the next night. The tofu made by mum was the most delicious meal ever and I'm not a vegetarian. Uncle chatted to us every day... More 

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Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

In English: Fat Mum is definitely worth a visit. Mum herself is a charming lady and the not so small "uncle", is really interesting person. We visited here in February 2015 twice, the food is really tasty and the quality is excellent. Definitely the best dishes were fried fish pieces, lobster, fritted whole fish and flamed noodles. Actually, everything we... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The ambience is relaxing. Food is average (Ordered a la carte noodles). The price range is also from average to pricey. My dad and husband ordered beer, not chilled although it was promised chilled. Note: The flaming noodles doesnt flame! ☺️

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have tried 3 dishes for lunch and everything was ok. The prices are in the same range as many other restaurants in the area. I wish I could have seen a more customer oriented approach from the staff, the guy who took the order looked like we have disturbed him from his siesta.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Simply a must have if in langkawi. Food amazing. Price very good considering everything else around. Prawn toast and the homemade tofu a must try.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Came here for the three flavoured fish and was not disappointed. Good food and great service. I suggest grabbing a table inside if you're dining in the evening to avoid the mosquitoes. All in all we enjoyed our meal and will return

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The lady owner here is very friendly and the food are awesome too. Must try their 三味鱼, this is a fried fish with their homemade three taste sauce.👍

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Frankfurt, Germany
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We came there as the restaurant was in our german travel book. the food (Noodle on Fire) were good but not amazing and quite expensive compared to the number of prawns (2 small pieces) that we have in our plate. I would say that it is a good place to have a lunch but I would not recommend it for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stopped here for a buffet breakfast and the food was authentic and hand made (unlike much on the island). Raymond mentioned the difficulty he is having with the owner of his old site (almost opposite and still using his sign and trading also as Fat Mum) Make no mistake the food here is terrific and the staff friendly and welcoming.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pantai Tengah, Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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