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“Definitely worth a visit”
Review of Violet House Cafe

Violet House Cafe
Price range: $2 - $12
Cuisines: Cafe, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Opening hour: Monday to Friday 8am-3pm 6pm-10pm Saturday to Sunday 8am-10pm Close on every 2nd & 4th week of Monday
London
Level 6 Contributor
874 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 847 helpful votes
“Definitely worth a visit”
Reviewed March 27, 2014

This café/restaurant, located at the bottom of the Sri Sayang Apartment block, serves delicious western food with an Asia twist. The ingredients are fresh. The presentation excellent. The prices very reasonable. They do breakfast, lunch & dinner … if you want a proper, full caffeine, drip coffee .. this is the place to go. Had dinner there twice: First time our short rib of beef was a little dry but still very tasty. The pan fried sea bass was perfection on a plate. Second time just had to have what appears to be the choice of many diners … the fish & chips … it was delicious. They do a reasonably priced house red or white wine but don’t charge corkage if you bring your own. Only complaint would be the portion size which is a little small. Overall great food at a reasonable price

  • Visited March 2014
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English first
Christchurch, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“You must seek out this restaurant”
Reviewed March 21, 2014

It is not difficult to find as it is opposite the Rasa Sayang hotel. It is on the ground floor of the Sri Sayang Apartments.Vivian who runs the place has simply a terrific chef who can make an ordinary meal look superb. This was the case with my caesar salad. A really wonderful starter followed by a huge lamb shank which was exceptional together with a good Australian red wine. I will be surprised if you find better food in Batu Ferringhi unless you go to the Rasa Sayang which will cost about 3 times the price. The Violet House Cafe is a great restaurant and wish every success for the future.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Bru1
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Mansfield
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Very Very good”
Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

We Had an excellent starter then lamb shank which was cooked to perfection, what more can I say!!! The meat just fell off the bone. Service also very good even though there are not many staff and I think just one chef. Will definitely go again.not many people in besides the five of us and I think may be five others but the resturant has not been open long therefore not many people know about it. I'm sure this will change very soon when word gets around. Serves beer and wine though not bottles of wine just a glass but that is fine.menu is not big thought still plenty to chose from

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank rustytoo
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Sittingbourne
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Cordon Bleu food”
Reviewed March 9, 2014

The food was beautifully presented and delicious. We had a small problem in that my husband's chicken was pink and undercooked but it was swiftly replaced and we were given a discount. Basically, we were very pleased.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank mojude
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Cardiff, Wales UK
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Excellen restaurant, but not many guests.”
Reviewed February 25, 2014

Nothing o dislike, excellent service, lovely food, not too much atmosphere as there were only one or two diners, Violet's is a bit out of the way, it will be sad if it does not survive.

Visited February 2014
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Thank johntCardiff_WalesUK
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