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Sri Ananda Bahwan

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55 Lebuh Penang | Little India, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
(04) 264 4204
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Authentic indian food within heritage zone

Authentic taste for every serving.If u cannot stand the hot chilli ,should avoid masala chicken.Should try their banana leaf rice or roti naan.tasty n aromatic.waiter r attentive and ok.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
samtantc73
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Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Authentic taste for every serving.If u cannot stand the hot chilli ,should avoid masala chicken.Should try their banana leaf rice or roti naan.tasty n aromatic.waiter r attentive and ok.

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Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Sri Ananda Bahwan is one of the oldest restaurants in Penang. We had a good & delicious breakfast at the Butterworth branch. The owners have renovated quite recently & have both downstairs & upstairs. Very convenient at the main road & next to Veenai Hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We were searching for for indian restaurants in search engine and went to this one. We went to Ananda Bhawan in the evening for late lunch. There were set lunch and so many dishes like veg chicken, veg mutton, veg fish, veg prawns etc.. and tiffins dosa, paratha, nans and so many. We ordered one set lunch, plain biryani rice,... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We had dinner here twice during our 5-day stay in Georgetown. The food was excellent and that's what brought us back. The fact that the most expensive item on the menu cost RM 20 was also a pretty good selling point. Don't expect a grand restaurant or a fancy decor (or table cloths or speedy service) - eating here is... More 

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Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Well,we wait a long time before I decide to order myslef our food, and then wait again form the food, and when you're really hungry, that sucks ! But then, after a bit and a taste of mint sauce, it doesn't matter ! Great Indian food in Georgetown !

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The tosei was good and the chutneys very tasty but the roti canai was very floury kinda like it was undercooked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Very nice chicken butter massala. The best we had so far. Roti Canal was also very nice. Extensive menu with lots of different curries. The mutton curry we had was a bit of a let down, nice sauce but tough meat. Would however definitly recommend this place!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The choice of food here can be overwhelming at first but you're guaranteed not to make a wrong choice, lots of great tasting food at a very good price.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

My family & I ate here several times during our stay in Georgetown. The dosa is fantastic, as well as other dishes such as Biryani and Chill Paneer. There are so many dishes on the menu to try and it's a very cheap option in comparison to some of the more touristy places in the area. Enjoy!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Cheap and cheerful place with the most delicious food! The staff were very friendly and I ended up going back several times during my week on Penang. Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 Lebuh Penang | Little India, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: (04) 264 4204

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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