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Sri Ananda Bahwan

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55 Lebuh Penang | Little India, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-264 4204
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not at all true vegetarian restaurant. I don't get why they need to have veg mutton/chicken recipes. You will get all veg items in disguise of fish, chicken & mutton. Why someone will need that if he is pure Indian vegetarian. You will be disappointed after eating at this place

Thank rya75
George Town, Malaysia
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1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a regular customer, i go almost every day to have breakfast with my friends. Service usual very bad but we don't bother cause the breakfast seems to be good but few incident such as one of my friend found a rubber band in the coffee, mop water dripping from staircase onto our food and lastly noddles with worm,... More 

Thank sivakumarsham
melbourne australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to their Lebuh Penang twice during our stay. Been there years ago and recently has been done up and made lighter and brighter. Had the Tandoori chicken which was a standout..succulent and spicy. Yum! Naan bread too was delicious and hot with that sl smoky taste. Vegetable dishes of various sorts were also tasy. Apple juice I had was... More 

Thank aussierover
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here twice during our stay in Penang and was not disappointed on both occasions. The food was nice, plentiful and well priced. While the staff were polite and good humoured.

Thank Ross M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends once and gf once...The waiter gave bad impression..Damn poor service..no smile..staring at us as if we all having the meals all FOC!!!Come on guys...

Thank sur1985
The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The quality of food, especially combined with what they charge for it, make this excellent value. The ambiance (room, chairs) is simple, but what you get on your plate makes this a very worthwile place!

Thank lpdheinen
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here this evening, at the one that serves meat, I know there is a vegetarian one down the road too. We had the chicken butter masala, mutton dopiaza, rice, a garlic naan, a dosai, and 2 iced lemon. Also a mango lassi and cheese naan for baby. It was really good. Not too spicy (typical tourists ;)). The naan... More 

Thank allie1904
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu list was too long and confusing. The locals may know the specialities but tourists were lost. Service was peremptory - staff was not helpful and just interested in taking orders. We ordered mutton biryani and masala tosai. The mutton was well done and soft but the rest of the dishes were average. However I enjoyed the masala tea... More 

Thank Eam Beng C
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This simple Indian restaurant is really good and cheap . Portions are huge and the quality of food is great . We love their curry. Staff very nice and friendly . Don't miss it if you love Indian food , full of options for vegans

Thank Rosa VEG D
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We ended up here for a vegetarian meal with my in-laws which would not be MY first choice but I have to say that the vegetarian Indian food at this place was really very good. We shared 4 dishes between 4 people, each had a piece of naan and that was plenty of food. They were served in metal cone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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: +60 4-264 4204

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