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“Don't leave it till your last day!”

Living Room Cafe Bar & Gallery
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $14
Cuisines: Asian, Bar, Fusion
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed February 22, 2013

Find this place the minute you arrive. Breakfast from 10, lunch till 3 and dinner from 6.30 . Food and service are some of the best we found in Penang. Breakfast with real bacon and the best coffee we found. Dinner was amazing, authentic Malaysian and creature comforts from home (AUS) wine by the glass and great fish n chips, which is hard to find in Penang. Follow the recommendation from the lovely owner Amy and you won't go wrong. We came on our second last day in Penang, wished we had come on our first. Thanks so much for your wonderful hospitality.

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2  Thank Brearley's
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Reviewed February 20, 2013

Based on Tripadvisor reviews we walked down from the Rasa Sayang,through the market traders to this place. Basic but pleasant we sat on a table manufactured from a cross between a tree stump and a sewing machine table. Menu not extensive but we were in the mood for malay/chinese food. The curry was hot and tasty, the veg fresh and the service polite and prompt. Beer served cold in special jackets and the overall ambience friendly. All in for about £20 and would definitely go back , recommend and agree with its #2 ranking

2  Thank Denise H
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

Definitely worth a visit. Food was good, authentic and extremely reasonably priced.
Owners very helpful and accommodating (particuarly with someone with a fish allergy!)
Quirky setting with a lovely ambience.

3  Thank Lesley P
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

We had thai fish and thai Squid. The vegetables and sauce for both "Thai" dishes were the same. These were OK only a bit spicy. So if you do not like spicy you better indicate well before (I asked if it was spicy and they told me it was not ...). Both Squid and Fish were fried, this is not well indicated on the menu.
Our children took a hamburger with a limited number of fries.
As drinks we took a fresh lime and orange juice which were ok (no addition of sugar or sirops could be notices), tasted very natural and fresh.
We arrived at the moment that only two tables were occupied and had to wait maybe a bit longer than should be, but still acceptables. After our arrival the restaurant filled up completely and service had problems to follow (taking orders and delivering food). Some customers were not happy about this situation.
We paid in total around 65 RM (three main dishes + four drinks).

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1  Thank Jurgen C
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

A friendly cafe with an excellent varied menu. I especially liked their fish and chips! A strange choice maybe for such an exotic island.

1  Thank tonyis
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