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The Den - Macalister Mansion

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Loving this place

Celebrated my friend's birthday here. The waiters were very accommodating and helpful with the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Penang Island, Malaysia
via mobile
Whisky Bar

The Den is the hotel's cigar and whisky bar. I don't smoke, nor do I consume large amounts of... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
18 Feb 2017
“Loving this place”
1 Feb 2017
“Whisky Bar”
The Den specialises in Single Cask and Single Malt whiskies. Enjoy our comprehensive range of whiskies sourced from all over the globe together with our cigars. Come with us on a global whisky adventure from Scotland to Japan. Opening Hours DAILY...more
228 Macalister, George Town, Penang Island 10400, Malaysia
+60 4-228 3888
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Celebrated my friend's birthday here. The waiters were very accommodating and helpful with the surprise birthday. Really nice time here, nice ambience!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank brommie-diver
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The Den is the hotel's cigar and whisky bar. I don't smoke, nor do I consume large amounts of whisky but just a brief look at the venue I can see the selections are really serious. The Den is definitely smaller than its companion The...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank JuiTeoh
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We went there for a drink after dinner, we were told that we have to spend on 2 main courses per person in order to enter the main hall to explore this mansion, otherwise we are only allowed to stay outside if just for a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank b t
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We found this place on TripAdvisor and we fell in love with the place! We had a nice single malt and the place is so luxurious and gorgeous! We took an Uber to here for less than a euro and an Uber back! Would definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Sjors v
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Found this place by searching google and yes it lived up to it's expectations. The single malt range wasn't that large as I hoped for but large enough for a very good evening out. The setting in the Den is very special surrounded by all...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank jorgenl2015
Reviewed 8 January 2015

We went on a Sunday evening - Happy Hour all night on Sunday. Happiness. We were the only ones there so we had the whole den to ourselves. Definitely a place to just chill out, enjoy the company you are in & have a drink....More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank kavisp
Reviewed 10 December 2014

The mansion is really beautiful! There's also place to rest for tea/coffee and cakes! What a luxury to just rest for the day!

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Contented13
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Good friends of mine actually took to Living Room, Macalister Mansion (a colonial style hotel) for High Tea. This was a highlight of the weekend trip where, not only the food/drinks was great, the atmosphere of the whole place was very nice. The Mansion was...More

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank GraceG320
MM_Penang, General Manager at The Den - Macalister Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2014

We really appreciate the compliments and you taking the time to leave such a positive review. We hope to impress our guests like this every time. Thank you.

Reviewed 15 October 2013

We actually make 3 rounds before we found the place. The hotel is further in and not really visible from main road. Beautiful refurbished heritage hotel with 2 bars. The Cellar is a wine and champagne bar, more people and happening. The Den is smaller,...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank dor66
8RoomsMM, General Manager at The Den - Macalister Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2013

Thank you for your compliments and taking the time to write this review. We have over 300 labels of wines and a wide selection of champagnes, whiskies and cigars. If you wish to know more about wines or whiskies, always feel free to ask our...More

Reviewed 30 January 2013

I enjoy a quiet place- music not too loud - a place to have a conversation- business discussion and most of all to unwind - one answer = The Den!!! The place i visit the most. The ambiance that you feel...the decor...the way it's lit...More

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