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Chulia Court

355 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 3809
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“laksa” (13 reviews)
“crab” (9 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
355 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

It's a nice bar in the middle of chulia street. Walked in on the basis of the decor of the restaurant, I didn't expect the food to be as good. I had one of the chocolate shakes and one spaghetti aglio olio. The food is...More

Thank bbgeegee
penangnative, Manager at Chulia Court, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Thank you bbgeegee for your positive review. We are glad that your chance visit turned out satisfactory for you. It was a pleasure serving you and we apologize for the service which was a tad slow. Thank you for recommending us to other travelers and...More

Reviewed August 2, 2017

we had a good time dancing and drinking , mix crowd locals + travellers, nicely decorated, food and drinks are ok, best location for night out partyMore

Thank san_vai
penangnative, Manager at Chulia Court, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2017

Thank you san_vai for your 5 stå® review. We are glad to know that you had a good time in Chulia Court, the best spot on the tourist belt for party. Our slogan "Where East Meets West" is most appropriate. It was a pleasure serving...More

Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

I never missed to came here when I been to penang. The restaurant is clean with quick services. Food are very tasty. I'm always get warm welcome from the nice staffs here. I will come here again, for sure.More

Thank Pueng S
penangnative, Manager at Chulia Court, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Thank you Pueng S for your positive review. It was a pleasure serving you and we are most happy to know that you are continuing to enjoy the Chulia Court experience including the ambience and good service. Thank you for recommending us to other travelers....More

Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

I walked into this restaurant with its huge center bar and clasic decor - thought it will be a great experience The service is very slow and the staff lazy - they dump all the dirty dishes on the stunning bar and just leave it...More

Thank Quintus S
penangnative, Manager at Chulia Court, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Thank you Quintus S for your feedback. We are sorry that you did not like the service provided even though you thought our restaurant and bar was amazing looking. In fact it was so amazing looking that you had spent the 15 minutes in question...More

Reviewed June 20, 2017

We visited Chulia Court on two out of our three nights in George Town last December grabbing one of the few spare tables streetside. This stretch of Lebuh Chulia is busy in the evening with streams of people, cars and buses crawling up and down...More

Thank Anne D
penangnative, Manager at Chulia Court, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

Thank you Anne D for your positive review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the Chulia Court experience (exhaust fumes aside) and appreciated the reasonable prices. It was our pleasure serving you and we hope to welcome you back again when you are...More

Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

The house specialty is the crab laksa and it does not disappoint. One of my top five restaurant meals ever. The broth is the right most of spicy and rich and the crab is so yummy. I also had the garden salad - basic salad...More

Thank Shannon K
penangnative, Manager at Chulia Court, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Thank you very much Shannon K for the 5 star review. It was a pleasure serving you and we are glad to know that you enjoyed both our house specialties the crab laksa and the piquant salad very much as well as the Chulia Court...More

Reviewed May 22, 2017

I spent 3 days in Penang last month, stayed 5 mins walk from Chulia Street, loads of eaterias etc here, but Chulia Court definitely the best, they have special promotions on beer and wine, the establishment is very plush, with paintings on the walls, the...More

Thank Martin L
penangnative, Manager at Chulia Court, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Thank you very much Martin L for your 5 star review. It was a pleasure serving you and we are most happy to know that you enjoyed the Chulia Court experience singling us out to be the best in the area. We take pride in...More

Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

I have been living here in Chulia Court since late last month. A place i treat as HOME. Wish there was a better word to describe this amazing simple yet elegant place. Having a 7'11 and a 24hrs mart right across ...where you can do...More

Thank Shaunsiva505
penangnative, Manager at Chulia Court, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2017

Thank you very much Shaunsiva505 for your 5 star review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us over the past couple of weeks. We are most happy to know that we were of service to you and that you have enjoyed the Chulia...More

Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, reasonable priced drinks (can't comment on food as we haven't stopped to eat). Great place to stop and escape from the heat of the day, good wi-fi too. The place is very spacious, cool and nicely decorated in a very quirky style.More

Thank Denise S
penangnative, Manager at Chulia Court, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2017

Thank you very much Denise S for the 5 star rating. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed the Chulia Court experience and appreciated the way we have decorated our interior spaces. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope that perhaps...More

Reviewed March 3, 2017

I went in for happy hour and left at 3:00am. A good crowd locals & visitors alike not too many freeloading back packer types thankfully. Staff attentive & polite. DJ got the girls dancing. Not the cheapest place to drink however i considered it worth...More

Thank DCB1952
penangnative, Manager at Chulia Court, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2017

Thank you DCB1952 for the 5 star rating. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the Chulia Court experience and appreciated what we offered. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope to welcome you back again in future. Thank you for putting...More

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Yhagunan S
September 30, 2016|
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Response from veena_83 | Reviewed this property |
The lunch menu is actually pretty extensive. You'll need to check online to see everything on offer and how much it all costs, but I will say that the crab laksa is delicious and well worth the price.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $20
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-261 3809
Description
Welcome to Chulia Court The Tavern, one of the best adaptations of a heritage shop-house for a restaurant, music bar and boutique guesthouse situated in the heart of Unesco World Heritage City of Georgetown. We serve lunch and dinner with a full bar that opens daily from 12noon. Our 8 guest rooms with ensuite bathrooms are tastefully furnished and affordable. Enjoy a drink and dance to the swaying beats of the ground floor bar with our resident DJ spinning up-to-date and retro hits nightly on weekends, or live-band performances on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, or savour of a meal at the ground-floor cafe/restaurant in a heritage setting adorned by rare Peranakan embroidery, ancestral portraits, period furniture, and vibrant colours of the Baba Nyonya culture mixed with an eclectic European influence that will leave you spellbound. Our theme is dedicated to the love of Peranakan Heritage, Chinoiserie and an eclectic mix of European influences. We celebrate with whimsical contrasts of colours on our walls and decor, characterized by the use of fanciful imagery of fantastical China mixed in with our simple passion for bits of retro. While we distract you with movement and lively colours like turquoise, pink, magenta, orange and yellow, let it not take you away from our equally welcoming offers of our menu. Hailing from the Netherlands, Chef Mathijs Nanne specialises in European cuisine, using a wide array of local herbs and spices that create a unique blend of flavours. We are 22,000 square feet, one of the very few properties on Lebuh Chulia with a private car park for house guests and diners. You may be in the mood for a coffee, cold beer, cocktail or wine but whatever it is drop by for a visit and get to know us better. You may not know this but Penangites believe music was born on our streets. We offer a Jazz Bar dishing out Jazz, Blues, Broadway and Retro favourites. We also have a resident DJ on weekends who spins dance tunes that will make you tap your feet or dance the night away, let DJ Shan take you away. If you prefer to chillax in the Peranakan Lounge or watch the world go by on the street side al fresco we will let you. Whatever the mood you are in, Chulia Court will make it a unique experience for you, your family or friends.
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