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“Cocktails on the beach watching the sun set!”
Review of Daddy's cafe

Daddy's cafe
Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in Pangkor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $6
Cuisines: Malaysian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Melbourne, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Cocktails on the beach watching the sun set!”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

This was the only restaurant we could find on Pangkor Island that offered a variety of alcoholic drinks, with a lovely beach setting and a varied menu. Service for food was slow, but we thought it worth it, given all the other pluses. If you are expecting restaurants such as you find in Thailand and Bali, then this is the place for you. A variety of cocktails to choose from, plus beer or wine, right on the beach, and the food was delicious. I hope to find more restaurants like this when we return to Pangkor! Other restaurants were alcohol free, or only served beer, which is fine, if you are only after the authentic Malaysian food experience.

  • Visited January 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Awesome View”
Reviewed December 31, 2012

I ate at here a few times during my stay in Pangkor. The food was pretty decent. A little pricey, but it was expected. If you are looking for traditional Malaysian Cuisine, this is not the place for you...This place caters more to the western and European travelers. The location was amazing with wonderful views of the water and Coral Island. Eating while the sun is setting is beautiful, and perfect for couples looking for a romantic night out.

Visited December 2012
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Ok restaurant before 18:30”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

Great for lunch, but once the evening comes the staff are unable to cope with more than 20 customers. Wine, main courses and lighter options all run out, the curry is watered down to soup, and it takes a minimum of one hour for any food to arrive. Most staff (with the exception of the always excellent Viknesh) work very slowly, ignore drink and food orders, hide behind the bar to flirt with each other and generally avoid any work. The manageress was just as bad, and if there was any real choice of restaurants or cocktail menus on Pangkor, they would soon be out of business.

Very frustrating to eat here, but the food served is still of a decent standard - when you can get it! I'd advise lunch but not dinner unless you're desperate.

  • Visited December 2012
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice beach cafe”
Reviewed December 15, 2012

Chill, nice cold drinks on the beach! Lots of western people though, but still a nice cafe. It located on a nice beach, much better then the Nipah Bay Beach

Visited December 2012
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Thank CelineenJoost
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great food and beautiful sunsets”
Reviewed December 15, 2012

Best choices are seafood curries and dhal. Good cocktails. Fish and chips bit disappointing as had great reviews. Stick to the curry!

Visited November 2012
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