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Good entertainment

We were there for a family holiday. Went to The Bank for a drink. The live band plays and sings all... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Ronald W
Singapore, Singapore
close to the jetty

a nice place to hangout during happy hours. you will meet a lot of office staff. you get a variety... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Oct 4, 2018
“just a visit”
Aug 16, 2017
“Good entertainment”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
+60 4-264 1088
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

a friend and i decided to have a drink there on entry it was slightly darkened the drinks were a little pricy and the music loud we had one drink and left

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chickabigpond
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We were there for a family holiday. Went to The Bank for a drink. The live band plays and sings all the popular songs. The DJ was awesome, playing all the upbeat music to get yu into the mood to party. The crowd was very...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Ronald W
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Jus drop by the bar yesterday alone. Not very busy for a tue night. Love the band singing and the Prive for the beer is not expensive too. (Mine is around 90 ringgit for 5 bottle). Would recommend it if you are looking for a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 819ooih
Reviewed March 23, 2017

a nice place to hangout during happy hours. you will meet a lot of office staff. you get a variety of drinks and tap beer. all the beers are well chilled and the music are more for the young. prices are reasonable.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Great place to meet local youngster and drinking buddies, manage to make some tourist and local friends last few visit. Reasonable price in Penang. Strategic location in banking area, lots of happy hours buddy

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Keeliat
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I visited this place during happy hour. This is a great place to grab a few pints of Guinness in the evening. The Guinness are well poured, and service were prompt. The local 2 piece live band is a bonus. Local Penangites come here to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank jfctheang
Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

I didn't manage to find the place and the locals (base on the location) didn't even knew there was one. The place is ida close or the address given is wrong (both in FB).

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank W1723HOstevent
Reviewed February 22, 2016

Love this place! Had loads of fun with friends. Great band and good service! The Guinness draught is my favorite drink 🍺

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank cindy_teh
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

During my visit we experienced fast service, good live music, fantastic crowd of peoples. We had a good time, a real wet and fun drinking session. If this is what you are looking for, visit the Bank.

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Sudde6012
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Thumbs up for their Guinness Draught. Definitely a place to visit after a tiring day. Usually packed after 9pm but i do enjoy happy hour session where some soft songs and chit chatting with group of friends. Philippines band after 10pm is one of the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Keeeeeehong
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