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Golden River

Road Opposite Golden Sands Hotel | Jalan Sungai Emas, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
+60 12-442 8880
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Road Opposite Golden Sands Hotel | Jalan Sungai Emas, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh food served quick, and at a reasonable price as well. Service was excellent, and seems to be much improved from the previous reviews I have seen of this restaurant. Actually, I am surprised by the tone of the previous reviewers which are overly negative...More

Thank Thunderstorm88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would say that between my last visit about 6 months ago and last night, standards have taken a dip. One of my favourite dishes here is the bean curd cooked in a claypot, with mushrooms. When that dish has suffered in quality and flavour,...More

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed March 11, 2018

wide selection of market food...cooked fresh and not to bad.....not fine dining but then nor are the prices....enjoy the atmosphere and the tourists

Thank Frank-n-Paula
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Very basic decor with an open kitchen but wow the food is so so tasty. Good menu choices and popular with locals. Only sorry we only got to try once due to visiting during CNY holidays. If you love trying local food this is definitely...More

1  Thank Carol M
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

My siblings and I went to this restaurant with my parents whom are almost 70 (my mum has gastric pain) and my niece who are only 1 year old. I envisioned the dinner as it's highly recommended by my friend furthermore I read so much...More

3  Thank aNgeL_oScAR_siLLy
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Went to Golden River last night for dinner. Being a Malaysian, I am difficult to please. We ordered from the chef recommendation meals. It was delicious and reasonably priced. Will definitely visit again if I am back for a holiday at Batu Ferringi. Sally

Thank Sally C
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

A short walk from the Golden Sands hotel is a local Chinese restaurant called the Golden River it’s outside but with a canopy over you will immediately realise that this is where the locals eat, to put it bluntly the food is fabulous and cooked...More

Thank James G
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Great choice of local Chinese food and great value. Staff friendly, always busy and buzzing. Eat there whenever I am in batu ferringhi

Thank rhmail2009
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Want to be spoilt and surprised, well this restaurant has been eluding me for years, and it annoys me that I mew about it but never visited.Its a little hard to find but it's opposite the the road oppposite the Golden Sands, when cross the...More

Thank Jon-Suzy
Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited here twice over a fortnight. Again great quality street type food also with plastic chairs and tables but don’t be put off amazing quality and value. Our favourite dishes were a chicken and beef one but sorry can’t remember the names as they...More

Thank Team P
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angela b
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Think so but would be very basic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road Opposite Golden Sands Hotel | Jalan Sungai Emas, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: +60 12-442 8880
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