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The Spice Market Cafe

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Japanese, International, Sushi, Thai
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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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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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room and breakfast. huge choice for brekkie.....Japanese, Indian, pastries, breads, yoghurts, cereals, fruits, nuts, anyway you want your eggs cooked, bacon, sausages......I could go on ! Breakfasts were lovely, all cooked well etc.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Our first day at the rasa sayang resort we ate at the spice market for convenience because we had just arrived from a long haul flight. I ordered the famous char kway teow and my husband had the chicken tikka. My order was hardly edible, even one of the lovely waitresses commented that it looked dry and that the 'good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

room and breakfast. huge choice for brekkie.....Japanese, Indian, pastries, breads, yoghurts, cereals, fruits, nuts, anyway you want your eggs cooked, bacon, sausages......I could go on ! Breakfasts were lovely, all cooked well etc.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Visited the Spice Market whilst staying at the Rasa again. Absolutely amazing food, wonderful selection and kind and pleasant staff. See you all again next year. You need to try this restaurant if ever you are in the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I heard from the people around said that Spice Market Cafe served the best buffet in Penang but I was so disappointed when my 1st visit to this restaurant cause I had already make a reservation one week before the visit date but when I was there the reservation lady told me, she couldn't find my name. Still end up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Atmosphere great, helpful staff, food options first class, everything tried from buffet fresh, great flavours. Outside table, sunset view could not be happier.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The selection of seafood was very, very poor considering that it was promoted as a seafood buffet night priced at RM185pp. Given that this is one of the top 5-star hotels in Penang, we had high hopes for a luxurious dinner but unfortunately, we had a disappointing meal here. The only seafood item that I enjoyed was fresh salmon sashimi... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The staff were extremely helpful in finding you a suitable table. The array of dishes was quite extensive. Dinner could be a-la-carte if one wished.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Superb choices! There are lots of foods to choose from. I was so full already but I still wanted to try out some of the stuff there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Massive spread at breakfast - not ideal for people looking to lose weight as too many tempting delicacies - Western, Indian, Chinese, Malaysian. Did not try the evening buffet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Vegetarian dishes were plentiful and very tasty. The service was excellent and my special thanks go to Norizah who look after all the dinners and is one of the best worker I have experience in a hotel restaurant. Apart from vegetarian dishes there was Hugh choice of starters and deserts and the service through out was excellent.

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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

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  • Cuisine: Japanese, International, Sushi, Thai

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