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“A very promising new bistrot”
Review of Basil le Bistrot

Basil le Bistrot
Ranked #127 of 929 Restaurants in George Town
Cuisines: French, Fusion
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118 reviews
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“A very promising new bistrot”
Reviewed August 9, 2014

This newly opened bistro in a busy part of Georgetown is very promising: Set in a tastefully renovated Heritage shop house it is opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner. My three visits have all been very enjoyable, and the last one, when I chose a delicious pan fried duck foie gras served in a reduction of pineapple and Armagnac was memorable. The restaurant also offers a range of home baked goods, breads, French baguettes, bagels and croissants as good as any you may find in Paris as well as macarons, tartlets and tiramisu. The young chef is obviously ambitious and keen to make a name which he amply deserves. There are plans to open a more formal dining room on the first floor. Service is a little on the slow side when the restaurant is full (which it often is) but friendly. Overall a very welcome addition to Penang's restaurant scene.
No credit cards - booking ahead advisable - no corkage -

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