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The Spice Market Cafe

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International, Sushi
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Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa | Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
4 888 8888
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Malaysian Cuisine Done Properly

Dined here during our stay at Rasa Sayang. The menu here serves a variety of local Malaysian favourites along with some international choices. During dinner service, there is a choice of an ALC menu as well as a buffet (which again is made up of local and international cuisine). Being in Malaysia... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Kian L
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Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Dined here during our stay at Rasa Sayang. The menu here serves a variety of local Malaysian favourites along with some international choices. During dinner service, there is a choice of an ALC menu as well as a buffet (which again is made up of local and international cuisine). Being in Malaysia, we naturally chose to go the Malaysian route.... More 

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had an excellent buffet dinner at the Spice Market Cafe in the Rasa Sayang Resort. We went on a Monday evening, when a discount of 40% was offered. Still expensive compared to the Eastern and Oriental, but it was worth it for the wide variety of top quality food. A highlight was the lobster dish, but there were many... More 

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Singapore
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Not expecting much but needed a meal. Excellent local cooking at a reasonable price and we were really pleased we decided to try it.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Definetely suggest audio guide because without it there is not a lot of information and it is hard to understand what is growing there. I got a lot of nice pictures. If you are travelling with young children then it is not advisable to take stroller

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I liked the service, the food was good. Breakfast has so many choices, japanses, chinese, indian, western etc.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The range of food provided was wonderful, especially for those wanting to try the local specialities. I was very impressed also with the service.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Chef could not cook aloo ( potato) curry that we asked for, so we asked for veg curry. When it came it was all cauliflower, no other veg in the dish. The sauce was probably from a jar. We also ordered lamb organ. This was all lamb meat in a very watery sauce, no onions and not thick. Basically the... More 

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Penang
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

What a wonderful setting for a meal, perched high in the trees with views of the ocean. And the food is great ... try the Asian tapas, great meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

If you are a big eater, buffet definitely worth the value. They have wide range of food and not stingy in their material. We are talking about lots of lobsters, prawns, etc. We didn't try the buffet because we are not that hungry. Ordered laksa and burger instead. The food was ok but could be improved. The burger meat was... More 

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Maybole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Located within the Rasa Sayang Hotel this restaurant means that You can eat outside or inside if you wish, famous for buffet nights but the menu is varied with plenty of Western food

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa | Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: 4 888 8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Sushi

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