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Penang Best Fine Dining Restaurant Farquhar Mansion

Farquhar Mansion no doubt one of the best fine dining restaurant located in Penang Island, offering top notch food quality and service. We were greeted at the door and escorted to our table by very nice wait staff. Sometime dining at fine dining restaurant tend to be very serious but i felt comfortable with waitress that serving us like a friends but in a professional way.

Start our first course with “Amuse Bouchee” which consist of 3 different items Potato with cream and black olive, Cod Ball with Bernaise and Potato Noodle and Salmon Skin with Ebiko and Micro Greens, bottom soil are made from crumbled charcoal with ginger.

Ciabatta and Whole Grain Bread with Homemade Butter, Classical Salted Butter, Sun Dried Tomato Butter and Herbs Butter. Even complimentary bread and butter are specially crafted by chef to provide the best, Sun Dried Tomato Butter and Herbs Butter taste are rich in flavor.

Hokkaido Scallop served with Ikura and Ebiko drizzle with truffle oil. We do expect to see a big round scallop served but chef creativity surprise us with thin slice of Hokkaido Scallop, it is perfectly platted with Ikura, Ebiko and Dehydrated Salmon Skin with Edible Gold Flake.

Foie Gras, Apple Chutney, Grape and Orange Sauce. The Foie Gras are perfectly grill to crispy skin with soft and creamy texture inside, it has very strong flavor. Acidity and sweet taste from apple chutney and orange sauce balanced the strong taste of Foie Gras.

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Penang Ixora Hotel Seafood and BBQ Buffet Dinner

Ixora Hotel has been serving lunch buffet for quite sometime until recently they decided to venture into dinner buffet and trust me, they should do it much early. Why? Well, for just RM78nett per adult and RM48nett per child/senior citizen, it is definitely one of the best value buffet you can find.

The restaurant is very cozy with open bar right at the right side of entrance, on the left side is the main seating area where buffet counter are along the middle row.

Let get started with Cheese counter where assorted cheese are served with dried fruits and biscuits. Generous amount of strawberry, grape and avocado are available as well, is that for decoration purpose? Who care, as long as it edible we will enjoy it.

Cheese spread with bread and a sprinkle of sugar on top, it look to be a simple cheese dish but in actual fact it is one of the best dish i have in today buffet line. It has a little bit of saltiness and sweetness that create a good taste combination.

Salad bar are filled with fresh vegetable and many different dressing.

Well, if you are not good in mixing salad then try the pre-made salad where chef mix and match various ingredients to create fruits salad, octopus salad…etc.

Smoked Salmon, Salami, Chicken Sliced are available as well.

Proceed to outdoor there is BBQ counter & dessert counter, for sure we are not so interested with dessert counter at the start of buffet but with the fire and smoked coming from BBQ counter, we are attracted.

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Golden Sand Resort Penang Buffet Dinner

Golden Sand Resort Penang offering Around The World Theme Dinner Buffet starting from now. RM98nett for adult and Kids eat for Free. We visited on Thursday and the food offering are Asian, Western, Italian and Middle-Eastern, the highlight of the buffet still Seafood On Ice which has whole lot of fresh seafood variety.

Various buffet offer on different day and here is the quick summary of each.

International Buffet Dinner
Every Monday and Tuesday, 6pm – 10pm
RM88 nett per adult

Oodles of Noodles Buffet Dinner
Every Wednesday, 6pm-10pm
RM88 nett per adult

Around The World Buffet Dinner
Every Thursday, 6pm-10pm
RM98 nett per adult

From The Ocean Buffet Dinner
Every Saturday, 6pm-10pm
RM128 nett per adult

Splash Sunday
Every Sunday, 12pm-3pm
RM69 nett per adult (Food only)
RM89 nett (Food and use of swimming pool)
40% discount for senior citizens
Top up RM20 nett for entrance to Adventure Zone

Salad and Cheese counter, on top of typical fresh vegetable with various dressing, included more than 10 different type of chef special crafted salad with different ingredients to satisfied your taste bud.

Coffee and Tea Bag are provided as well, double shot of espresso with a big scoop of ice cream is our favorite.

Kids Corner fill with kids friendly food such as sausage, fried, chicken finger, spaghetti, jelly, cake and fresh fruits. On top of that kids dining utensils are available as well. Continue reading Golden Sand Resort Penang Buffet Dinner

M9 Cuisine Delight Western Food Restaurant Alma Bukit Mertajam

M9 Cuisine Delight Restaurant located at Alma, Bukit Mertajam. Offering wide range of Western Food, Chinese Food, Snack, Drink and Dessert. Situated at the corner lot of new shopping lot, offering spaces and clean environment for dining. Good option for family gathering, friends hangout or even couple dating as well.

Vanilla with Mix Berry Soda Ice RM8, if you like root beer float then I am very sure you will be addicted to this drink as well. It has strong acidity taste from Mix Berry juice with vanilla ice cream.
Passion Soda Ice RM8, passion fruits essence mix with soda.

Java Chip Frappucinno RM9

Soup of The Day, mushroom soup served with crispy butter toast.

Hawaiian Chicken Chop RM16.90, chicken drum stick with ham and cheese served with pineapple and salad with sweet sauce. Combination of chicken, ham and cheese are extremely delicious, it taste even better with a thin slice of pineapple.

Hercules Pork Chop RM19.90, two big pieces of pork chop marinated with sweet sauce then grilled to perfection, served with mashed potato, vegetable and corn. The pork chop taste very close to Thai Sweet Pork but much more soft in texture. Continue reading M9 Cuisine Delight Western Food Restaurant Alma Bukit Mertajam

Friendscino Pulau Tikus Penang

The popular Friendscino Darts Bar and Restaurant landed it first outlet in Pulau Tikus Penang. Extensive food menu with great selection of wine list available after fun time of dart game. Second floor are fill with darts game console with a open bar and private room.
Friendscino Pulau Tikus Penang

The restaurant ambient is very warm, friendly, classy and comfortable. Ideal place to impress your hot date.
Friendscino Pulau Tikus Penang

Friendscino Pulau Tikus Penang

Dart game are fun especially challenge by friends, electronic dart has become more popular and it is more systematic and point calculation system definitely help.
Dart

FC Watermelon Love RM40, WAIT! Did they just served a whole big watermelon? This is a little bit unexpected! In side the watermelon are fill with mix Vodka, Midori, Lychee Liqueur and Watermelon.
FC Watermelon Love

FC Sunshine RM40, another big fruits and this time we had Pineapple. Mixture of Smirnoff apple vodka, frangelico, organic raspberry jam and fresh pineapple.
FC Sunshine

FC Homemade Caesar Salad with Smoked Duck RM20, fresh crunchy romaine lettuce and crouton dressed with Parmesan cheese served with smoked duck breast. Great balanced of salty and acidity flavors from dressing, smoked duck are extremely well prepared and pack a punch of flavor.
FC Homemade Caesar Salad

Australian Striploin Meltique Beef 200GM RM60, fine grade of Australian beef grilled to perfection served with mince onion, tomato and mango. The beef were some of the most tender I ever try, easily cut and bite.
Australian Striploin Meltique Beef

Australian Striploin Meltique Beef

Teriyaki Fresh Salmon Trout RM40, pan fried fresh salmon trout with sauteed vegetable and mushroom. A good piece of Salmon just need simple preparation, chef nail it with just pan fried to make the crispy skin with juicy meat.
Teriyaki Fresh Salmon Trout

Teriyaki Fresh Salmon Trout

Seafood Pesto RM24, made by crushed cheese, garlic and herbs together. With Basil leaves as main ingredients together with seafood such as clam, squid and prawn. Pasta are cook to el-dente while the Pesto taste extremely well, usually Pesto sauce tends to taste strong but in Frienscino they make it to mild flavor that allow me to easily finish one whole bowl of Pasta.
Seafood Pesto

Seafood Pesto

Chocolate Lava RM22, looking for fancy food presentation to impress your partner? Chocolate Lava with Fireworks is a must order, lighting up the firework while serving hot chocolate cake is really impressive. Chocolate cake itself are very smooth in texture, combine with the bitter taste from dark chocolate create a perfectly balanced taste.
Chocolate Lava

Chocolate Lava

Enjoy a night of free flow wine for just RM69/pax, 6 different wine up for selection and you can enjoy from 7pm to 12am on Sunday to Thursday.
Wine Buffet

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Friendscino Pulau Tikus Penang
19, Lintang Burma, Penang 10250
+60 13-359 0443

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