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That Little Wine Bar

European, Wine Bar, French, Spanish
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54 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
+604-226-8182
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hong Kong
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

I will start by saying that I concur with the owner, some of the reviews here are either fake or posted by deranged people. The place is not large enough for you to be ignored, in the few times I have visited, the staff have been very pleasant I have never had to wait more than a couple of mins... More 

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Thank Cripsy
TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your beautiful review. It will be a pleasure seeing you again in our little place when you are in Penang. :) More 

2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

No customer attention, have to wait almost 30 mn before the waiter care of me. Food is limited and could not finished my order because of its poor quality.

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Thank Dominique M
TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our dining room is roughly 11 meter by 5 meter. One waiter in front of the bar - 2 waiters behind the bar with full view of the whole dining room. I am pointing this out so that people understand that why you stated is simply not possible. Even when we are full to the... More 

1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Visited on Wednesday and it was dead. No opinion about this wine bar. Maybe it is better on weekends . A little remote

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Thank Kevin K
TheBitterTruth, Owner at That Little Wine Bar, responded to this review

Hello there, thank you for your review. Unluckily we are at the moment bang in the middle of Hari Raya - the fasting month. This is the time were all restaurants on our island are pretty much empty because the locals go to the Hari Raya banquettes that offer free of charge or cheap food after the sun is down.... More 

Western Australia, Australia
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Very good wine list to choose from and imagine it would have a nice atmosphere with more of a crowd. Unfortunately it was empty when we visited mid-week so really lacked atmosphere which was a shame as the wine was really lovely. Lacked the quality and service of a place like Georgetown Wines but would be willing to go again... More 

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Thank Bluemap
Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Well contrary to other reviews the staff were wonderful & very attentive & the service was great. The place is friendly & has a good selection of wine. We went there several times & thoroughly enjoyed each visit. We didn't have a full meal but the snacks & tappas tower we had were delicious.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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185 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

The menu is a bit limited (especially for vegetarians) but you can't go wrong with the daily specials.

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Thank BeirutMoores
Perth, Australia
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

A friend and I decided to try out this place as it was supposed to be a good place to pair food with wine. When we arrived, we walked into a nearly empty restaurant, with a couple seated at a table eating, and nobody else in sight. After we were seated and ordered the food and wine, the waiter verbally... More 

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Thank Soon Theam K
Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

My wife & I visited TLWB on a Monday evening after reading positive reviews, and were not disappointed. The food dishes (French Onion Soup, Seared Scallops & Lamb Neck Steak) were all fabulous, the house wine and cocktails delightful and the service efficient and friendly. The experience was so enjoyable, we returned the following evening. Thoroughly recommended if you wish... More 

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Thank am0re1
California
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Juicy, cooked to perfection, just wow. About 60 ringit. I thoroughly enjoyed it after a long day. I have eaten here a total of 3x. I enjoyed all 3 main courses that I tried; pork neck steak, smoked duck breast, and steak. I really liked the steak the best.

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Thank CaliforniaBear
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Duck breast with cherry sauce and pork neck steak were excellent. But the tomato soup taste like not homemade, please correct me if incorrect. Service was so so...not even serve plain water and the bread was cold. The staff keep talking among themselves and very annoying.

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Thank Ben C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Wine Bar, French, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +604-226-8182
Description
A neighbourhood European wine bar and restaurant with a warm and welcoming ambiance. We accept VISA and Mastercard.

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