Bulan Ramadhan is the holy month for all Muslims in the world. During this month the Muslims will fast for the whole month in order to purify and cleanse the body and soul. The fasting of the day will only end at dusk when the announcement is made and prayer is done. At this time the end of the fasting day is called buka puasa.
For those musliman and muslimin that looking for a great place to dine after a long day of fasting. One of the great place that you can try out is the E & O Sarkies Corner that serve buffet for Ramadhan.
The E&O Hotel has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. It is very easy to locate E & O Hotel. It stands at the intersection of Farquhar Street and Penang Road. The hotel is about 20 kilometres from the Penang International Airport and if you are driving from Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, keep driving until you pass Farquhar Street at the junction that will lead to one way street. Keep driving for a few metres and you will see E & O Hotel is on your left.
Varieties of food available at the Sarkies Corner as below:
Noodle and Wok
Penang Char Koay Teow, Yellow Mee, Mee Sua, Wantan, Mee Maggi, Beehoon, Bee Tai Bak.
Choices of Mix Vegetable Served with Chicken Soup and Clear Soup.
Clockwise Top to Bottom: Sambal Squid, Cabbage and Prawn in Coconut Cream Turmeric Sauce, Kari Kambing dengan Ubi Kentang, Ikan Panggang.
Nasi Tomato, Ayam Goreng Berempah, Daging Masak Kicap, Beef Rendang.
Varieties of tropical fruit: Watermelon, honey dew, jackfruit, pineapple and rambutan.
Dressing and Condiment
Sambal Belacan, Budu, Tempoyak, Cincalok, Nam pra, Pickled Fruits, Salted Egg, Salted Fish, Assorted Cracker.
Ulam Ulaman, Pasembur (Seafood and Vegetables), Bergedil, Acar Rampai.
Assorted Malay Kuih, Bubur Kacang, Buah Kurma, Goreng Pisang, Buah-buahan Tempatan (Local Fruits).
Grilled Chicken and Lamb Satay, Cucur Udang, Mee Mamak.
Dragon Fruit, Assorted Pastries and Cakes, Jack fruit Pudding.
Assorted Malay Kuih.
Ulam-ulaman, cold cuts and assorted Sushi.
Assorted Salads and Kerabu.
Mixed Vegetable in Oyster Sauce, Steamed Fish, Stir Fried Squid with Turmeric.
Beef Curry, Black Pepper Stir Fried Oysters.
Assorted Deep Fried Items
Potato Samosa, Spring Roll, Money Bag, Crackers
The soup served together with breads.
Varieties of main dishes that available during the Buka Puasa.
There is also Roti Canai that available for the dinners.
There is also Halal Penang Prawn Noodle.
Teh Tarik which custom to local flavour.
The nyonya kuih muih also available.
Coffee Machine for freshly brewed coffee
The salad counter that serve varieties of dressing, fruits and veggie.
Roasted Beef and Lamb, E&O Roasted Duck.
Freshly sliced Sashimi
Overall, this place serve varieties of food and the price of the food served with such cosy environment is worth the money. The quality of the food is very good too. Parking here is not a problem as there is a multi-level carpark just next to the hotel.
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Operation hours: 11:00am – 12:00am (7 days a week)
Contact: 604-222 2000 ext 3177
Address: Eastern & Oriental Hotel, 10, Lebuh Farquhar, 10200 Penang
GPS: 5° 42′ 33.46″ N, 100° 33′ 58.91″ E