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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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Penang Island, Malaysia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When i think of banana leaf rice, califlower 65, others indian food, this is the only shop i will visit. Nice food with reasonable price. For all vegetarian people, don't be sad as there is another outlet nearby just for vegetarian. The food very delicious too!

Thank Karelwl
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465 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 377 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for late dinner around 8.30pm and the service was excellent and food arrived quickly. We had the Tandoori Chicken Set, Rawa Thosai and Chapatti plus some Garlic Naan! Everything was delicious, we would definitely recommend and return for some more. Best tandoori chicken I've had!

Thank Gerard R
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there after recommendation from a guy at our hotel reception. The place looks from the outside as very small but in fact it is quite spacious and has many seatings. I had chicken biryani, which was very tasty. Service was good, price very reasonable (for 2 main dishes, 2x naan breads and drinks) - we paid approx 30.... More 

Thank anqsia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

So i went to the outlet in Little India a few days ago and tried the food there. The butter chicken masala was superb but the butter and garlic naan was just okay. The mango lassi was pretty good too.

Thank ReezyRiz
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Penang for 3 days and this restaurant became our default dinner restaurant. Their Chicken Varuval and briyani rice was under my default order. This hotel food is a must try.

Thank Ivy P
England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food, loved the curries and lots of choice of veggies. Cheap and a perfect lunch! Very happy customers

Thank FGriffin90
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323 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gone are the days when food was excellent here, a recent visit here had us horrified....diluted rasam,average cabbage,curries were not as delicious and flavourful as before.... how i miss the good old days,things have really changed. The whole undergone a refurbishment and facelift and looks pleasant to dine now...

Thank gita73
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasty indian meal, served on a banana leaf. The food was spicy but not to an extent we did not fully enjoy. Drinks were lassi and the tarik.

Thank Michael S
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This had the best butter chicken I've ever had. I also have Celiac disease so I can verify that this dish and their plain rice are gluten free. Amazing price for Indian; it may feel expensive compared to other Indian restaurants in Georgetown but it is spectacular. Compared to other southeast Asian countries it is very cheap and authentic -... More 

Thank ReviewedByChristina
Shanghai, China
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77 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is spicier that what we expect. Cheap eats. Make sure you make the milk tea on your meal, to help balance the spicy taste. We went around 4 pm and avoided the queue, but the restaurant is still busy. It is all worth it.

Thank thevacationtrip

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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, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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?