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That Little Wine Bar

54 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
+604-226-8182
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Ranked #64 of 472 Restaurants in George Town
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: European, French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A neighbourhood European wine bar and restaurant with a warm and welcoming ambiance
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Palm Harbor, Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The Little Wine Bar serves their red wines by the glass at room temperature which in Penang is much too warm. We also weren't fans of their selections for wines by the glass. Now, the food. We had the Baked Camembert RM28, Seared Scallops RM28, French Onion Soup RM24, and my favorite, the Pork Neck Steak RM42 (YMMMMM). Red wine... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We were new to Penang and Georgetown when we came across That Little Wine Bar. We went for their Thursday evening wine tasting, stayed for dinner and have been back weekly ever since. First up, the people are lovely. Chef Tommes will talk about food and his experiences around the world at the drop of a hat and it's never... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Went here on Friday night having read the rave reviews on TA. When we arrived the place was empty bar one table of people drinking outside. Seeing the place so empty on a Friday night did make me wonder!! The wait staff were very nice if a little in attentive. We ordered starters which were ok. Mains were less so.... More 

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TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this review

Hello there, you were right - I tasted the cake and it was not up to our standard. We threw it away, took it off the menu for that night and made a new one in the morning. We are terribly sorry for that and apologise. These things happen sometimes in a restaurant but of course shouldn't. We try to... More 

Odessa, Ukraine
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76 reviews 76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

One of my favourite to enjoy intimate evening or special occasion for good food and wines. The duck breast and croquets are to die for and definitely worth coming back.

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Prince Albert, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Amazing atmosphere to dine and wine, especially during the evening where the lighting is cozy and relaxed. Food is unique and excellent, great to find this type of restaurant in Georgetown. Will come again for drinks.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I am not really a wine person but i love the atmosphere at that little wine bar. It has a very tasteful design with very welcoming and cosy feeling. The service is really good with very informative waiter and waitress. It would be a great place if you are looking to hang out with friends with some great wine and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Nice ambience, service was good through taking our order, but we did not see our waiter again until we noticed him duck out the back door an hour later. He didn't check on the food,if we needed anything,or even to refill water. The pate was inedible--avoid it, duck breast quite good, croquet m. just so-so. Very long wait between starters... More 

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TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our cafe. I believe this is your first ever on tripadvisor. We are honored. I believe, unlike you, most people have fully enjoyed eating at our place and have shared very positive feedbacks. I am sorry that your experience did not match your expectations. Especially the "croquet" which is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This cosy spot is definitely worth finding for truly delicious food using fresh local and imported specialities - and the best deal on great wine in town that we saw. House made sausages lived up to expectations and the smoked duck breast was perfect. Service was friendly and the chef charming!

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Busselton, Australia
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174 reviews 174 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We have just got back and I wanted to do this whilst still fresh in my mind. Was recommended by TA person PSS - thank you even though boss was a Brit was an absolutely delightful meal. We both had potatoe soup and mains were duck breast with creamed mashed potatoe and macadamia nuts and steamed carrots. Will post photos... More 

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Hong Kong
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Tucked behind the Gleneagles hospital, this little eatery has a nice ambiance, but that's where the compliments cease. Mediocre food, service with an attitude, small portions coupled with a high price. Don't get fooled...

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TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this review

Hello JW, thank you very much for your review. We get so many nice reviews so that your review is actually good for us. Makes us more believable - and you more unbelievable. Allegedly from HGK the prices here in Penang are too high for you. And you give our almost neighbour the highest rating ? Are you an actual... More 

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Additional Information about That Little Wine Bar

Address: 54 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Phone Number: +604-226-8182
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: European, French

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