Restaurant: Jemputree Restaurant

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Written on 9:35 PM by Penang Tua Pui

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This is a new al fresco restaurant opened in Penang recently, situated off Burmah Road slightly opposite 1926 Heritage Hotel. This restaurant features village concept dining under attap huts (pondok atap).

There is even a top tiered attap hut which gives you an elevated view of Burmah Road.

Walking into this restaurant feels like a walk in the kampong where the roofs are covered with dry leaves and vintage tools which had found its use for decorative purpose.

Burmah Road, Penang Restaurant, Jemputree, Western Food
The layout and design indeed give you a feeling of going into traditional Malay kampong except for the cement floor and traffic noise outside.

Food quality here is slightly above average, not to say the best but they do serve both oriental and western dishes.

Burmah Road, Penang Restaurant, Jemputree, Western Food

Tom Yam noodle was not really spicy but tasted a bit sweet but the chicken lasagna served comes with generous portion of cheese.

Burmah Road, Penang Restaurant, Jemputree, Western Food

The ikan panggang (ray fish) we ordered was well grilled with the fish cooked without any burnt taste and it comes with two types of sauce, soy based and chilly based. A snack that you should not miss is the cucur ikan bilis, fried anchovies that comes with Thai Chili sauce.

Jemputree! is a nice place to head to if you like to experience open air dining in traditional village environment, something definitely different on Penang dining.

Jemputree!
64, Jalan Chow Thye,
Off Jalan Burmah,
10050 Penang

Tel: 604-228 6607
Fax: 604-229 0607
Email: speak2us@jemputree.com
Web: www.jemputree.com

Opening hours:
Tues-Sat: 12pm -3pm, 5.30pm -2.00am
Sun: 5.00pm – 2.00am

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9 Comments

  1. jason |

    Nice, relaxing ambiance~

     
  2. Criz Lai |

    Cool place to hang out but the food so so only lor. you should try the "jail" restaurant... it rocks! 2 persons go there only less than RM50. That's cheap for a Japanese restaurant. hehe.

    I've linked you too :)

     
  3. Penang Tua Pui |

    ya.. it is.. been there before and will blog about it soon.. i have tones of thing to updates...

    will let u know asap :P

    lets eat watever we can...

     
  4. New Kid on the Blog |

    drove passed many times, even during their reno too. have never try out their food.... i hope it's a good one.

     
  5. buzzingbee |

    I actually like the environment more than the food..hehe.
    The menu is extensive but the food quality and taste is just so-so.

     
  6. Anonymous |

    what 'jail'restaurant?..pls elaborate pls criz lai.
    domo.

     
  7. Penang Tua Pui |

    the jail restaurant is Obake-Ya Japanese Restaurant. It is located at Leith Street, just next to Equator Academy of Arts and opposite Cheong Fatt Tze mansion.

    Criz Lai and Cariso had reviewed this place before. You can check for them at the links below

    http://crizfood.blogspot.com/2008/04/review-obake-ya-restaurant.html
    http://cariso-food.blogspot.com/2008/01/obake-ya-restaurant.html

     
  8. sharon |

    jemputree...hmmm...i went there twice with friend,the environment definitely very good, bt the food wise...so so only lor...quite salty and sweet...

     
  9. Penang Tua Pui |

    sharon,

    the environment is quite unique and adventurous. Try to take the seating on top of the hut if they have the vacancy... nice to enjoy dining from the top of the tree~! :D

     

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