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“A good 'westernized' wine bar” 4 of 5 stars
Review of That Little Wine Bar

That Little Wine Bar
54 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
+604-226-8182
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Ranked #54 of 463 Restaurants in George Town
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, European, Wine Bar
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Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A neighbourhood European wine bar and restaurant with a warm and welcoming ambiance
Victoria, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“A good 'westernized' wine bar”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

We had dinner one night at That Little Wine Bar and quite enjoyed it. The food menu gives lots of options you would expect from a westernized wine bar (i.e. foie gras, pate, etc.), and it's a nice break from asian/malay curries, if just for one night.

The wine selection is pretty good, but we were a little disappointed that they didn't have any wines from SE Asia. We thought this would be a fun way to taste some wines from the region, but this isn't the place to do that.

Having said that, still a good choice, though a little on the pricey side for Malaysia. About 275 RM for dinner for two.

Visited February 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Good food and wine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

It was the eve of Lunar New Year and many places were closed. Chanced upon That Little Wine Bar and had a great evening with fabulous food and wine.

Tried the tenderloin and duck and both were great! The best was the dessert. Try the apple tart in filo pastry. Fluffy, light and gone in 60 seconds!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“I love this place...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Cozy, fun, great place for appetizers, wine, and even dinner. A bit out of the way (until you know where it is), but still well located, this is a true gem. The food is mostly good, sometimes very good. The real appeal is the diversity of wine selections, and the friendly and knowledgable owners who frequently "frequent" here. Some hard to find cocktails top off the experience. Not cheap by any means, but somewhat of a special gem not easily replaced in Penang...

Visited February 2012
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George Town, Malaysia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great Friendly Place for Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Stumbled upon this place when we were looking for dinner. Didn’t look anything special but took a chance and walked in. The menu was very limited but they had daily specials. The meals we ordered were excellent as were the wines. The meat was fall off the bone tender and superbly seasoned. Good food portion also and the price is reasonable. I'd highly recommend this place to anyone.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Stone, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Good Food and Great Wine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

A great place to enjoy good company and to eat well.The service is attentive but not pushy. Try the wine themed taster evenings very good value.

Visited April 2012
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