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Tarbush

Lebanese
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Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
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  • 21
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good

Like the food and the interior design. Slightly faster service would be great. Food is quite expensive but expected.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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  • Late Night
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75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Like the food and the interior design. Slightly faster service would be great. Food is quite expensive but expected.

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Thailand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

I was looking for a place where to eat outside the hotel. I found the reviews on Tripadvisor. Tarbush Middle Eastern Restaurant. Located Batu Ferringhi beach , nice view upon the beach. Parkroyal Resort same side. I went there for dinner & then head out into the night market which appear every night along the main road. I had Hommus... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Middle Eastern fare here is wonderful! Try the mezze dishes and the Shish Tawook - you won't be disappointed!

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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151 reviews 151 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

While we were walking the night market, we came across Tarbush and decided to drop in as we loved Middle Eastern cuisine. On entrance, we kind of liked the posh looking ambience and was surprised to find only foreign tourists and there was only a few occupied tables. We were ushered to our seat and menus were handed out to... More 

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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for good food at not an expensive cost that will certainly fill you up... here is your place.

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We came here as a big family and i must say i was not impressed with the service or the food. Firstly the service. While they try their best, noone can really help. If you ask for anything that is not written out on the menu, they have no idea and wont ask the question to the chef. The hummus... More 

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Lebanon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Tasty Middle Eastern fare that came quickly to the table. Good portion sizes, too! Does not serve alcohol. this is the only restaurant i liked in Batu Ferringhi .

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Paris, France
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Since it was raining, I rushed into the first place I could and it was Tarbush. Well, the place seemed to be clean, decoration looked like a mix of antic Greek and Arabic patterns. Waiter very friendly, nice view upon the beach. Had a Mezze, and after one month trying to eat like local, I was so happy to found... More 

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Hong Kong
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Worth a try if you savor a Middle Eastern meal. Sadly they don't serve Shwarma. Good Hoummus Platter, juicy kebab and they also serve Vimto ! The main course prices are steep for Penang standards.

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Penang
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Although the waiters are friendly, it is really a disgusting thing to be served by a person with body odour. The food was alright but the portions are too big. It is also a bit pricey, maybe because it is located in a touristy area.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi

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  • Cuisine: Lebanese

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