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The Little Nyonya Cuisine

170-B1-32B, Plaza Gurney | Persiaran Gurney, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-643 7496
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good51%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“otak” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (12 reviews)
“beef satay” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Malaysian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
170-B1-32B, Plaza Gurney | Persiaran Gurney, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was quick, but the food was ordinary for Nonya food. It was expensive for what we had. We had five or six dishes and none were outstanding, but all were acceptable.

Thank tedster074
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Had dinner there. Had the chicken curry rice which was frankly below par. The meat in the curry was in small boney chunks. The brown rice too oily. The stir fried lady's fingers with prawn thankfully made up for it. The dish was well done...More

Thank TheScruffyTraveler
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We decided to have dinner here because we were shopping late and hungry and the queue of diners seemed to promise a good experience. Service was extremely slow, but we thought maybe that meant the food was fresh! Not being experienced with Nyonya cuisine we...More

Thank residentexpat
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Some dishes were good and others not so good, but overall the food was average at best. The service was quite slow and the staff didn't seem to know what they were doing, wandering aimlessly. Although the prices are acceptable, it isn't a place that...More

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Wanting some Nyonya food whilst in Penang, we went here not expecting much. We were pleasantly surprised. Whilst my Tom yam wasn't proper Thai (I didn't expect it to be), I really enjoyed it, kind of like a Malay twist on Tom yam. The extra...More

Thank nanean
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to give this place a try as it seemed very popular with the local crowd. The food was a little underwhelming and the service was on the slow side. The chendol in particular was really disappointing as it was bland and the ice...More

Thank Nightshade00
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The service at this place was ok, when we arrived we were told by the waiter to sit at certain place and then we were given the menu and the sheet to mark our selection of food to give to the waiter. This was a...More

Thank Elizabeth-Therese
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I came to this place for nasi lemak. I ordered 3 kinds: special, petai with prawn, and rendang. I like petai prawn. Be aware that this food is not for everyone because it has some smell. I came on Saturday night and they were busy....More

Thank Bootzy14
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We booked a table for 8, 2 of us arrived 20 minutes before the time and first waitress told us to sit at our reserved table. When we asked for the menu from a waitress who just walked out from the kitchen, mouth full chewing...More

Thank sara_loh_reeves
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Food was good, service was efficient - nothing spectacular but good cheap food and worth a visit if you're in the plaza

Thank LissC0011
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170-B1-32B, Plaza Gurney | Persiaran Gurney, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island
  • Phone Number: +60 4-643 7496
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