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Jewel of the North

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Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Called in this restaurant whilst on holiday this year in Penang. Had a vegetarian meal which was very good. Worth a visit and good value. Staff very slow but food was ok.

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Hong Kong
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86 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

VERY expensive, so so atmoshere and very average food at high prices versus other places in the area...

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Thank Summerchill
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

This was always a go to place for us when visiting Penang but since our last visit the place has changed considerably and is not as good. The menu is not as extensive as it used to be and service has gone down hill. We had pineapple juice to drink which was watered down and not nice at all. After... More 

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Thank JCT1962
New Delhi, India
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

For Lunch, we tried this place, Food was ok, not very tasty, and not very expensive. Good choice on vegetarian.

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Thank sam2461492015
Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

in the foreign land, getting indian food is like getting water in desert. wonderful experience at penang

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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355 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The restaurant offers good food. The pricing is also not very expensive and infant is quite reasonable. Overall a good place.

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Thank MukulJain_2014
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1,670 reviews
475 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 645 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Located along the main road in Batu Ferringhi, this restaurant serves Northern Indian cuisine. With open air seating as well as an air-conditioned dining area, they serve an extensive menu with some inclusions of Chinese and Malaysian cuisine. Food is average and price on the high side. The ginger tea is however very good. Service is friendly.

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Thank nellielim
Ventnor, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We often ate here and always enjoyed the variety of Indian food. Each year a trip to The Jewel of the North was part of our trip. However a couple of years ago while eating with Malay friends,their son queried our bill. We were a group of eight so would not have noticed that we were charged for a steak... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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289 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I was in this restaurant in 2011 and both food quality and selection were outstanding ... so I went there on my last trip but both went downhill ... and the prices went significantly up.

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Beechworth
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have eaten at this Restaurant on a couple of occasions over the years with friends but have found it to be quite expensive and they charge ++ (17%) on top of the meal. We normally do not go to Restaurants that charge these taxes. The meals we have had have been ok but not fantastic but obviously lots of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi

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