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Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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When we walked in only one other table was occupied. We ere then advised they had run out of hummus and lamb chops. How does a Middle eastern restaurant run out of hummus?! We almost left but stuck it out and we loved the food we got. The shish kebab, chicken kebabs, and meat pizzas were really... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Owen W
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

When we walked in only one other table was occupied. We ere then advised they had run out of hummus and lamb chops. How does a Middle eastern restaurant run out of hummus?! We almost left but stuck it out and we loved the food we got. The shish kebab, chicken kebabs, and meat pizzas were really good. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

It was the best night of my life,the food was fantastic,every thing was perfect food,quality,quantity and the service,the staff and the waiter were very friendly and helpful.Compared to the Kuala Lumpur branch this is way better

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great food one of the best we had in Penang. Great sitting area and view of the beach would definitely recommend to all enjoy

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Whoa, what generous servings! Go hungry, otherwise you'll be wasting a lot of food! This is one of the slightly more expensive eateries along that strip, but definitely fresh and tasty. Everything we ordered was very tasty, and such generous serves. There's a couple of tables outside, however the view from inside is much the same. There's plenty of parking... More 

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Xiamen, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had during our 10 days stay in Penang 3 times dinner there because we just loved it so much. The food is delicious and we enjoyed every bite of the different dishes we had there. The mango lassi is the best we had in Malaysia. Good high-chair for my one year old (with a working belt) nice staff and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

we always come back here, great food - service is good - and we enjoy the views- shall be back. see you this year.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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

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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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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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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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Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
Cuisine: Lebanese, Middle Eastern

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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, Middle Eastern

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