Sunday, November 30, 2014

Our Buffet Dinner At Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang

My Penang trip posts are far from over yet... Looking back, my buffet dinner at E & O have yet to be posted up. Unfortunately the pictures did not turn out very well and thus not doing much credit to the food. Nevertheless, from the publicity, the buffet at this prestigious hotel is one of the best in Penang island and I readily agree it is indeed so.

If I were to go for this buffet again, I would make sure to take a light meal only in the morning and then leave the rest of the space for the dinner buffet... hahahaa....  speaking from a "kiasu auntie"....
Initially it was quite deserted...
Cos we went in quite early.. before 7.30pm...
Sections near to our table...
 Auntie "eyeing" this section at the very start....
Kiasu auntie taking her first round of food......
My first round....
By now...forgotten how many rounds already...
Still attacking the first section....
Sometimes we took more to share....
Like the baked oyster and the grilled octopus...
Fruits corner...
In the midst of it, we came out to take a breather...
(Digesting food time)
Then we re-entered again.... 
Sarkies Corner...
 
Went round one more time to see what else worth eating...
And we were told that these crayfish just came in....
The cook said.. "Try this.. you will come back for more...."
Yes, we did.... they were indeed very fresh.....

Then after some ice cream pancakes and ice kacang...
we were more or less.... "FULL" liow....
Our FULL stomach smiles....
ie. before the Bill came....
hahahaaa...




29 comments:

  1. Oohh I saw roast lamb or was it roast beef? I could go many many rounds just for the roast lamb and beef.. Yummzz

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    1. Then the money is worth it...hahaha.. going many rounds..

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  2. Yeah, some say Rasa Sayang in Ferringhi better, but I personally feel E&O has the best buffet in the island!

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    1. Never tried Rasa Sayang yet... only available weekends, I heard.. ?

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  3. wow, i thought you could not eat much ?!

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  4. Lovely photos. The food is beautifully presented and the ambiance looks warm and cozy.

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  5. The buffet looks fresh and beautiful!

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  6. Lovely food Reana! :)

    I like the second last picture - that's a slipper lobster right? It's like a Moreton Bay Bug but caught over here or in surrounding waters, it's actually pretty good. I like them as much as regular lobsters.

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    1. Not sure what they are called but the flesh is very fresh!

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  7. Lovely food and I love the baked oysters & grilled octopus.

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    1. Me too... though..er.. unhealthy la.. hahaha..

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  8. Wahhhhhh!!!! Not for me, only for the rich and famous. Sobssssss!!!!!

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  9. I was in Penang for a short stay and passed by this E&O Hotel, so beautiful and majestic!! and how many rounds in total "auntie" had during the buffet treat?? so "geng" leh, I guess more than "uncle" is capable of~~ :D

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    1. Auntie very kiasu one ma... so the rest is history... hehehe

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  10. kiasu antie...eh what u doing al....why kurus jor geh? eat more ok

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    1. heehehe... I love your comment very much!

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  11. I love this buffet! Wah, stuck at that seafood section ah? If got fresh oysters, I also pusing that section many times hah..hah...

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  12. I saw all the delicious food and I surrender because I know if I stuffed myself because of kiasu, then at night sure will suffer because of over eating so not going for buffets now. Your stomach very keng! Can fit in so much food that night when usually you are a small eater. :D

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  13. OMG.....if cannot afford to stay there maybe can buy their buffet meal. ahhahah

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  14. Wakakakaka!!! You are so humble to call yourself a Kiasu Auntie! I would never dare to call myself Kiasu Uncle.
    I studied at St Xavier's for 11 years and saw E&O Hotel everyday at the front and the famous Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion on my left, through the classroom windows. I love how they have refurbished the hotel to its majestic world class now as it was sadly neglected for many decades. That hotel even invited my parents who are well known ballroom dancers to hang out at their dance hall everyday with unlimited free drinks!! Now my mum is bedridden. Sobs!

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