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Hameediyah Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner

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Malaysia's oldest nasi kandar restaurant, the 107-year-old Hameediyah Restaurant in Penang.ESTD.1907
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Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Indian, Asian, Malaysian
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is said to be the oldest nasi kandar restaurant in penang. We searched out this place as part of our food hunt games. We tried their murtabak, nasi kandar items such as curry chicken, duck, mutton, nasi brani and vegetables. Their teh ice is...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner on a friend’s recommendation. Really interesting variety of dishes as recommended by the friendly staffer looking after our table. Lots of locals eating with us, which we saw as a very positive sign. And all for what we considered to be a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank timprydon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice briyani, chicken curry, mutton masala, prawn, and the main dish fish head curry. Ended with a very nice teh tarek. Clean and easy seating. Normally pack during peak hour; lunch and breakfast. The only thing matter is parking. Need to walk a bit. Overall...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank arifo85
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is packed with local tourists during public holidays and school holidays. The food is reasonably price on the budget side and tastes wonderful. I frequent this place weekly and recommend the beef curry, ayam roast curry and murtabak. The ayam roast curry has...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank dan2963eve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a perfect mix of Malaysian, Indonesian and India food. So tasty! We tried the curry chicken, grilled chicken, beef rendang, basmati rice and garlic naan. The chicken is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The rendang is spicy but good...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 668ren_ev
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such good food in a real Malaysian curry restaurant. Mmmmmm fish curry If you don’t like it here go home to your local curry restaurant in your country

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Coges60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lived in the Penang area many years ago and had been looking forward to trying a murtabak on my trip here in June. We found this place and ordered an Ayam Murtabak with a chicken curry on the side. I was not disappointed- every bit...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Pirogi53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely still the best Briyani in penang. Been coming here since I'm little kid. I can't comment on the service since we know most of them specially the older generation server so all our foods was fast. My to go place every time im in...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank khairain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over priced & over charged. Received food that I did not order, food handler swore that the food that I ordered was HOT(temperature), sat down to eat and it was stone cold. The worker kept going in and out from the counter to the kitchen...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

This is the oldest Nasi kandar Restaurant in Penang. Went early for lunch on Saturday, waited on line for 45 minutes. They have a separate shop lot a few doors away with an air conditioned seating area. The place is clean, but don’t expect to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Kelvin Moses S
February 3, 2019|
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Response from Paiman | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I am sure they reserve tables for large parties.
Mohammad N
January 27, 2017|
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Halal, there is a cert for this
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