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Sri Ananda Bahwan

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55 Lebuh Penang | Little India, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
(04) 264 4204
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in for a light bite at lunch time but couldn't resist a full meal. The butter chicken masala was a popular choice in our group and I lived my mutton dopiaza- the best I have tasted. Excellent value, excellent service and delicious food. Highly recommended. For 4 of us, with drinks including beer and masala tea to finish... More 

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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place is crowded, might be impressive at first but totally worth it. The waitress was very kind, food was cheap and awesome. We will go back in the next few days to try other dishes. There is also a take away part with sweets and snacks.

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Thank Atsuki51
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here you can get the Indian food for a very reasonable prices and a good quality... any way service might be slow some times but in general and comparing to the payment its good.

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Thank Kudama A
London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a popular chain of Indian restaurants. We went there for dinner and the place was full of Indian and non-Indian diners. We were looking forward to our meal and were a bit disappointed. As other reviewers have noted, service is not a high priority. We had to wait for some time before our orders were taken. We ordered... More 

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Thank MonyetS
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the menu is confusing and the staff aren't particularly well versed in explaining the menu in English, I thoroughly enjoyed what I ordered and would say after visiting a few restaurants in Georgetown, this is hands down the best. So good we went back!

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Thank Martynkuz
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here because the good reviews on tripadvisour. We were served half of our food and waited another half hour for our tandoori chicken to arrive to find that the chicken was not actually chicken and we could not eat it. We clearly ordered chicken and we asked the waiter what it was, he said vege so we asked... More 

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Thank Sinead M
Sydney, Australia
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365 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 3rd Indian restaurant in Georgetown and its the best so far. The staff suggested the mutton butter curry and some Indian bread. Delicious 😋, cost 14 ringgit Trip advisor map is correct.

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Thank sja74
Jupiter, Florida
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142 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This place was recommended and we are sure glad we went there. Our server made several recommendations and they were delicious. Had the Chicken Masala and the Mutton Curry. Both were well seasoned. Food came to our table quickly. Definitely favored by locals.

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Thank T S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Most of the breakfast items listed had finished by 10 AM. I am surprised that a south indian place doesn't have idli in the morning. Infact no coffee either. Anyway rest of the breakfast was good.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

... we fell for one of those 'up sell' tricks that hasn't got us for years! Great curries, cold beer, friendly service, lots of locals - just stick to what you plan to order and avoid the suggestions of the 'off menu' platters.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Lebuh Penang | Little India, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: (04) 264 4204

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