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Guan Guan Cafe

Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
+60 12-486 1741
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (20 reviews)
“fried rice” (14 reviews)
“satay” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Guan Guan tonight to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We have been to Penang 3 times now and always eat here a few times. I had Char Kuey Teow and my husband had beef in plum sauce with fried rice. We shared some...More

Thank Betty C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across this hidden gem after getting into Batu Ferringi right on dinner time. Ricky, the owner and a gentle old man, was an absolute legend... he made us feel right at home and we would eat there again just to see him! The...More

Thank HayleyMT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite of its only 76 (!?) place in top of TA we decided to eat here. Again, despite of not very good aspect of tables and chairs, we eat the best food in Batu! Yes, if you look for some western food, this is not...More

Thank Sebastian F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food! We shared Spring rolls & chick satay! Delicious wine, a great reasonable, family run, restaurant

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family had an excellent meal here. Very good fried koay teow, mixed vegetables, beef with spring onions, soup. We learned from the friendly grandad who served us that the restaurant started in 1945 and has been in the family for four generations. His daughter...More

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Loveforgoodfood, Public Relations Manager at Guan Guan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The staff are very friendly in this Chinese restaurant; food not so good. My order came very quickly which suggests it’s cooked in bulk, in advance and then reheated in a microwave, rather than being prepared fresh. The dish was okay though, plenty of meat...More

Thank Informatio
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Strategic location, situated a the corner of the road. Clean restaurant, open air with some standing fans. Friendly staff and food is above average. Value for money. Suitable for family and children.

Thank Ching Y
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Ricky the owner is so friendly and a great host.The food I am sorry to say the night we visited was average and the beer was not cold. It might have just been an off night. We’ve had good meals and cold beer in the...More

Thank Gazza59011
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Went here on our last night in Penang, purely by chance due to the rain storm. Nicely sheltered from the rain, we enjoyed the local delights of char kway teow, a lovely plate of green veggies & a spicy Rendang- delicious & very filling, plenty...More

Thank Wendy1764
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We often went here. The food was great and the service excellent. Some of our best meals here. Highly recommended.

Thank Mohawk1946
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  Batu Ferringhi
  • Phone Number: +60 12-486 1741
Serve B'fast, Lunch & Dinner. Operation time: 7am - 11pm. This outlet is operated by two team. Morning shift is from 7am-3pm and the Afternoon shift is from 3pm-11pm. For good food please call Ricky's team to check which shift he is on to avoid disappointment in food.
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