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Jalan Pantai Tengah, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
04-955 8358
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Alor Setar, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The best part about El Nino boils down to two things - the appetising food and the warm, cozy atmosphere with an impressive decor. The latter serves as a wonderful opportunity for couples to dine in a romantic candlelight dinner without the guy having to feel a pinch in his pocket. There are main courses that are priced in their... More 

Thank Syme0n
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

really nice decor and food. The steak was excellent and so was the green thai curry. Great freshly squeezed apple juice as well.

1 Thank redeyeblues
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

This place has every opportunity to become a good restaurant by sadly the staff let us down as they were very unprofessional with their service and standards. We dined here a couple of times but on our last occasion we decided not to return ever again. On the last visit we ordered a Thai chicken dish, but when it arrived... More 

Thank experttravellerUK
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend are backpacking around Malaysia and decided to treat ourselfs to steak what a mistake that was the place looks nice enough but the service is the worst iv had ever let alone in south east Asia. The place wasn't busy so we exspected to wait 30 mins max for starters one hour later still nothing. I... More 

Thank Adam H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Driving down Pantai Tengah one night and unsure of where to dine next, I caught sight this restaurant set in a bungalow off the main street. It seemed to exude a comforting friendliness with its decor and setting and I was immediately drawn to it. Parking my rented car nearby, I walked towards the entrance where a waiter was waiting... More 

Thank Rizby_2009
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

I really liked our stays in el nino, very good service and excellent cuisine! The lightsetting and the overall atmosphere is fantastic. What a great Interior in that place, i didnt found a comparable place on langkawi. Cheers Phil

Thank Philipp K
Langkawi, Malaysia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

This restaurant is know for western food and many times I have visited them. I was there few days ago and they introduce to us their Thai food and said they also have thai kitchen. And they served delicious food compare to some of the places I have eaten thai Food. My personal recommendation is the Tom Yam Prawns, Mango... More 

2 Thank Meenanair
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153 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

This was the first place we ate on Langkawi and we ended up going back for more when we couldn't make our minds up. Good honest food and good service too - a safe bet.

2 Thank Cran4
Goa, India
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

I'd been looking for a decent steak for a while and found it here. I had a lovely rib eye cooked perfectly medium rare. Served with a very tasty blue cheese sauce on the side. Complete with a medley of vegetables and crispy potato wedges - an excellent meal. Prices were around the average I've seen elsewhere. Bar prices were... More 

2 Thank Goaman
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

Really nice candlelight atmosphere. Can eat inside or outside. There's plenty to choose from on the menu whether you want Malaysian or western. I would recommend the chicken green curry. It was the best meal we have had so far.

2 Thank Fidgeting

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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Address: Jalan Pantai Tengah, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi
  • Phone Number: 04-955 8358

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?