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10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-222 2000
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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2:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fabulous period dining room with 5 star silver service. This is a very special place and epitomises yesteryear. You can imagine Kipling, Coward and others sipping port and waxing lyrical. A special and romantic place. Afternoon tea was excellent.

Thank Keggfish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mr Santa Claus (The Very Honourable Wan) and his very dear wife Elycia Claus duly sprang out from their 2017 Christmas Crackers to put on such a Winter Wonderland Christmas Day Lunch in 1885. The Chefs from Kitchen Grotto with their delectable delights together with...More

Thank 429Happy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice sea side setting with a lovely refreshing breeze. Very limited options for vegetarians - spaghetti was very nice. Grilled vegetable salad had 2 pieces of aubergine and leaves. Not very appetising - especially for the price point.

Thank G_foodietravlr1212
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't have any meals at 1885 during my stay at this hotel. The teas and desserts were really really nice. The ambience and decor is really nice too.

Thank M_2027
Reviewed November 21, 2017

This is located in the older part of the hotel. You can have high teas or just admire the various cakes and pastries which is more affordable than the high teas.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

The dessert served is average in taste. Price is high due to the environment. But avoid going during weekend, because you will not able to enjoy the peaceful environment. Guest are talking too loud and spoil the mood.

Thank Chee Wei S
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Dine in 1885 on 18th Oct 2017, the standard of foods and services were below par. I cannot believe this is the standard of fine dining restaurant in the well known E&O Hotel Penang. The waiter and waitress not even have a basic knowledge of...More

1  Thank Es_T232
Reviewed October 13, 2017

An experience to be had if you dine here presentation amazing... Flavors superb... A must... Mr Wan and his staff were very special people and so helpful and friendly.. 1885 is in the original O&E Hotel so really an old time silver service dining if...More

Thank 2013vietnam2013
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

I was with my very special lady in waiting Anna Duchess of Bedford (1783-1857) Who’s origins go back to the Lady in waiting to the then Queen Victoria. She was dutifully behind this great English tradition. Our host Prince Albert (Wan) symbolised this elegance with...More

Thank 429Happy
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

While I've not been back to the Mandarin in BKK for a while, this place had always been for me, the benchmark for afternoon teas. The E&O isn't at that level. The service and setting were good. But they have work to do on their...More

Thank LoftusroadW12
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Valet Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Lebuh Farquahar | Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-222 2000
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