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Jalan Pantai Tengah, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came twice to this amazing place. The waiter was very cheeky and super helpful. Thanks again for great food & ambience !!

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1 Thank Anand_11
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fat Mum cooks the food right there in front of you. It's fresh and delicious. It's not a flash restaurant by any means, but it has everything you need and the food is great quality.

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1 Thank missdeschamps
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't expect much! Place is small. Food is average vs the price. Don't order fish... Taste no good and small and expensive. Well , I will not go back.

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Thank Babytoto
New Zealand
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90 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful food, quickly prepared and friendly, smiling service as well. Good cheap beer to go with the lovely cheap food. She told me she used to cook for 500 so no wonder she had no problems feeding two. People at the table next to us had eaten there a year before & had a special dish, not offered on the... More 

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Thank annenewzealand
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I am very confused by the ratings for this place. The food was very average. The portions miniscule. Rendang was poor quality chewy meat in an insipid watery sauce. Every dish was amateurish, the service was slovenly and slow. It felt like being with a group of unhappy people at a funeral in a "Deliverance" location. If you are in... More 

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1 Thank Afreetian
Malaysia
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91 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This little modest Chinese restaurant located at Pantai Tengah serves home cooked food recipes at its best. Fried noodles or dishes with rice is surprisingly tasty here. Price wise can be a bit on the high side for such a modest set up. Then again, tasty foods and fresh ingredients don't come cheap. A recommended little restaurant to visit when... More 

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2 Thank kuinosan
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Fat Mums, run by Jenny, is the only place to eat in Langkawi period. I have been coming to see her since 1999, and her cooking has just improved over the years, always open to new ideas and always experimenting. Giles Coren eat with us in 1999 at her first cafe restaurant, she then had a bigger restaurant, and is... More 

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1 Thank 0_Herlihy
kent
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120 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Don't expect fine table linen, flagons of chilled mineral water, or soft ambient music. But... what you'll get instead is absolutely delicious food, perfectly seasoned and spiced, and piping hot. Go hungry and slurp away. The prawn crackers are a big juicy treat, but leave room for the soup and noodle chicken dishes. Fat Mum herself is a hoot, and... More 

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1 Thank mcpinder
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Delicious Chinese food packed with flavour. Tried the black pepper chicken and it was really tasty. The noodles on fire was pretty good too.

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1 Thank Amelia C
Langkawi, Malaysia
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We had a late quick lunch here as only table of customers. The taste of food was standard with average price but quite small portion on each of the plates. As the development of new project is starting now at the side of the restaurant, the tables are quite dusty, people who enjoy eating outside might need to stay inside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian, Chinese, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Pantai Tengah, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?