In today’s blog, Penang Foodie wants to tell you the best hotel buffet in Penang this 2018! Imagine rising up with a vision. You snack on something light here and there to keep the momentum going, sip enough water to get through the day, fight back the beast of hunger as the sun begins to set. The vision comes to life as you stand before the table of all you can eat buffet!
10 Best Hotel’s Buffet In Penang
Who doesn’t like a hearty buffet? Long stretched table filled with plenty of love, meats coated, grilled, swimming in gravy, seafood fresh out of the water waiting to be devoured, dishes greeting you from the East and West and gloriously stacked up crispy, sweet, chocolaty pastries and desserts baked and made to melt in the mouth. Let’s get to work, shall we? Here are top 10 hotel buffets in Penang.
The ranking is in random order.
1. E&O HOTEL
Featuring the most significant hotel in Penang since 1885, The E&O embodies the beginnings and diversity of the island for more than a century now. From Its Victorian architecture to the luxuriousness they personify the ambiance that will take you England you never got to see.
And to wonder how the Kings really eat ? Its time to get into action because this gorgeous place serves a spread of international and local delights to give the guests a chance to sample the tastes of Malaysia and the world. From the option of having Executive Buffet lunch to Weekend buffet luncheon, The E&O satisfy both family and business affairs with their palette, service and hospitality.
Address: 10, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Phone: 04-222 2000
2. Three-Sixty @ Bayview Hotel
One of the best ways to experience an incredible sunset view is usually from a high peak and to do so hiking up with with a bag of chips and water just enough to quench the thirst is pretty much the way to go.What If we tell you a whole other game plan that offers you the most spectacular sunset view in the island while indulging in Nyonya-style dishes that takes you back to your grandma’s kitchen without shedding a single drop of sweat.
Serving a 360 breathtaking panoramic vista and exquisite local dishes to satisfy both the eyes and taste buds, Three-Sixty is the answer for a special occasion out for the family and many a romantic couple. Specialized in Nyonya- style and Malaysian cuisine, this hotel would leave wanting to come back for more especially for their lamb kurma, ikan masak lemak, rojak and well everything else on the menu basically.
The price is at RM88 per pax and for senior citizen of 60 years old and above, there will be a 20% off from the bill daily. Whereas for birthday guests, there will be 20% off on birthday month on dining. The entitlement is 2 for pax maximum. The birthday promotion is only available from Sunday – Thursday. Guess where I’ll be for my birthday dinner?
Address: 25, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Phone: 04-261 3540
3. Swez Brasserie @ Eastin Hotel
Ever pondered over what really goes into your food or how is it prepared? Ponder no more as the chefs in Swez Brasserie will fire it up and feast your eyes before the belly two inches away from your table and gets you like ‘Cant keep my hands to myself’ We were referring to the omelette but anything that rocks your boat really.
From local delicacies to international buffet spreads on weekdays and Hi-Tea on weekends, guests will love the variety. Dessert made with the freshest cream and swirled to perfection, they taste like the parfait. Serving an extensive buffet spread of fresh and healthy food, you’ll be coming back for more. For more information on the buffet special, be sure to visit their page.
Address: 1, Solok Bayan Indah, Queensbay, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang
Tel: 04-612 1128
4. Flamingo Hotel
With a 4-star rating of the buffet on Tripadvisor, Flamingo Hotel’s buffet would be a budget yet exceptional deal on the list. Starting off with the nett price of rm65 per pax, guest is presented with various options of appetizers, seafood, meats cooked to your preference with traditional herbs and spices and so much more to fill up the tummy.
Consider yourself more of a sweet tooth and than a savoury person? You’re in for a treat as well as the hotel organizes Saturday Hi-Tea Buffet Lunch to sweeten up some taste buds. Good thing the offer is for lunch or parents are going to have a monkey business getting the kids to bed don’t you reckon!
Address: Jalan Tanjung Bungah
11200 Tanjung Bungah, Penang, Malaysia
Tel: +604-8927 111
Having a get together with your multiracial friends and contemplating on a suitable restaurant for everyone? We’ve got you covered! Set in the Heart of Georgetown and listed at No. 4 in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities list for Best in Travel 2016, this Hotel strives among the latest contenders in the hotel scenes in Penang. Modern and diverse, this spot will satisfy you with their halal buffet of oriental and international cuisine ranging from Italian, Thai to the Mediterranean. Oh they’re also open for 24 hours. That’s right. Mamak is the not only way to go is it?
Address: Parkroyal Penang Resort Batu Ferringhi Beach, 11100, Georgetown, Penang
Tel: +604 – 259 8123
6. Starz Diner @ Hard Rock Hotel
As one of the popular resorts in Penang, this punk hotel are best-known for their Seafood On The Rocks Buffet that serves Japanese and Chinese cuisines including a vast array of fresh seafood, soup, hot seafood appetizers and entrées, roast duck, prime rib, vegetable specialities and fabulous desserts. Sounds pretty healthy and welcoming.
Address: Hard Rock Hotel Penang,Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi,Penang 11100
7. Spice Market Cafe @ Shangri-La’s Raya Sayang
The roasting of cinnamon and cardamom aromatically infused the atmosphere turning this bland world into a magical spicy land. They then named it the Spice Market Cafe. Take a bite of that Chicken Butter Masala and relive the first sentence.Situated at the paradise of the island aka, beaches, the Spice Market Cafe is a restaurant in Shangri La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa that offers a great spread of Baba Nyonya, Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Thai and western dishes in the form of a diverse buffet. From the timeless rustic vibe, the place captures to the delightful traditional performances the buffet experience will leave a stain on the shirt and a mark in your heart.
Address: Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa
Batu Feringgi Beach
Tel: 04 8888788
8. Golden Sands
Owned by the Shangri’La Company as well, Golden Sands are best for the seafood-loving dreamers. Designed with an open air-concept overlooking the tropical greenery, this visit is meant for a fresh day out and of course immersing in the best form of mouth exercise; munching, eating and snacking anyhow and as much as you want. The hotel also features a ‘Splash Sunday’ buffet as a compensation for the heat by packaging ‘buffet and swimming by the pool’ altogether. Can it get any better than this? I’d guess not.
Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Kampung Tanjung Huma, 11100 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Phone: 04-886 1911
9. Cititel Penang
Buffets are often relished during festive occasions such as Chinese New Year, Hari Raya or Deepavali as this is the time of the year where one gets to indulge in authentic dishes rarely to be found any other time. Here’s Equatorial Hotel coming through with their ever famous Ramadan Banquet Iftar buffet dinner where everybody can take part in the celebration and indulge their senses with the aroma of beef rendang and the taste of ayam masak lemak cili api (translation: Chicken slow cooked with fats, chilli and fire) Ooooo its getting fatty spicy in here, HELP!
Address: Hotel Equatorial Penang
1 Jalan Bukit Jambul
Tel: 04-291 1188
10. G Hotel
Located between Gurney Plaza aka. ‘The’ childhood hot spot for the 90’s kids and Gurney Paragon for the boujee babes and Sephora fanatics, G-Hotel serves us a fresh feel of urban and exclusiveness with the tantalizing atmosphere.
Featuring local & international lava Stone BBQ, diners are offered ’Buy 2 Free for One’ promotion with a nett price of rm150 per person. Disappointment is unlikely to happen when 25 years of experienced Executive Sous Chef will blow your mind with his famous oxtail soup and Grilled Chicken Chop with Taste Café Curry Tomato Sauce that will tear the soul as we grasp on the depth of flavour so deep, the phenomenon becomes unexplainable through words. Don’t you get me started on the Char Koay Teow that got us going back and forth?
Address: 168A, Gurney Dr, Georgetown, 10250 George Town, Penang
Phone: 04-238 0000