We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

David Brown's Restaurant and Tea Terraces

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Lot 400 Daerah Bart Daya 17 Mk | Strawberry Hill, Bukit Bendera, Ayer Itam, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
604-828 8337
Website
Today
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

175 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 162: English reviews
Shenyang, China
Level Contributor
68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Up on the top of Penang Hill is this excellent gem of a restaurant. We had a memorable lunch - my wife had a salad and I had the roast beef. Both dishes were excellent and the ingredients were fresh and tasty. The view from the garden is awesome and it's a great place to unwind on a hot day... More 

Helpful?
Thank Photodude45
Klang, Malaysia
Level Contributor
55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you can have a peaceful treat in here. its cozy and peaceful. the view was stunning. the standard quality of food was ok.

Helpful?
Thank Zylang2013
Peripatetic member
Level Contributor
75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best place to eat up the Hill. Great location, green, charming and calm, with standard quality western food at not expensive prices. Excellent attentive waiters and staff.

Helpful?
Thank yogayogi
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Whilst on the walk around Penang Hill and looking for the best possible view we found ourselves in front of the restaurant. A quick glance at the menu was all it took for us to decide to lunch there, yes a bit more pricey than the alternatives but the atmosphere was amazing. The food was well cooked and very well... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ian H
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our set course meal here on a rainy evening. The chowder and pasta had good flavour. The lamb chops were a little fatty but had a nice gravy and marinade. Overall a pleasant evening.

Helpful?
Thank fishandch1ps
Mumbai, India
Level Contributor
393 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Only came here for a drink during the sunset hours. Twice as expensive but it being atop the penang hill and with the view it has, you wouldn't expect anything to be cheap. Did not try the food. The beverages were standard. Nothing to complain. Can get pretty crowded at times. Oh and loads of Chinese tourists the day I... More 

Helpful?
Thank SinghGaurav
Melbourne
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We had booked (way in advance) our Christmas party for 10 people but the restaurant cancelled our booking a few days out from the event because they got a bigger group booking. It was very disappointing.

Helpful?
Thank AudreyandMax
Pattaya, Thailand
Level Contributor
35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Getting here is half the fun. Some of our friends drove up, but we took the funicular and then there's 5 min walk to the restaurant. Not sure about wheelchair accessibility if coming by car. But if by funicular it would be difficult if not impossible. Went here for lunch with a large group 10 adults and 4 small children... More 

Helpful?
Thank Coelhator
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I wasn't expecting good food up Penang Hill as typically food at touristy places are usually not that fantastic. However the good served at David Brown was really good! Food was served hot and well cooked. Definitely a place I will go again. Good food with a fantastic view. Priceless.. I have to also comment that the place is well... More 

Helpful?
Thank Shirlene5757
Fareham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Have visited here for years and nice to see the gardens are established well. Food was good. What wasn't good was the state of the toilets, they need to be checked regularly. Charging high prices facilities need to match this - enough said

Helpful?
1 Thank Susan R

Travellers who viewed David Brown's Restaurant and Tea Terraces also viewed

George Town, Penang Island
 
George Town, Penang Island
Air Itam, Penang Island
 
Penang Island, Penang
 

Been to David Brown's Restaurant and Tea Terraces? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 400 Daerah Bart Daya 17 Mk | Strawberry Hill, Bukit Bendera, Ayer Itam, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island
  • Phone Number: 604-828 8337

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of David Brown's Restaurant and Tea Terraces and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from David Brown's Restaurant and Tea Terraces staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?