This trip back to Penang I have not much time to hunt back my favourite food but manage to go for my favourite restaurant. Bali Hai @ Gurney. They had a few signature dish that I always would order. For those who are going to Penang for this festive season, MUST not miss this nice restaurant because they do serve fresh seafood, instead of most of the time, penangites will drive to Tambun for fresh seafood. This restaurant is another alternative.
This is the reastaurant outlook where you drive passby, will attract your attention because of its crowd and also their decoration as there are a few tables uniquely decorate and isolated from other table with the like of kampung, atap style infront of the restaurant.
This is whereby they store all the fresh seafood’s.
Fresh lobster good in shasimi and cheeze baked. Mouth watering…..
More options to choose from, if you do not know how to choose fresh, just Tembak lah!!! or ask the person to assist~
This restaurant is usually damm
packed on the weekend. If you decided to go around weekend or public holidays, the best time to reach is before 7.30pm. Easy parking inside the restaurant and easy table to get. If you reach after 8pm, ermmm
..you can expect to wait a bit.
This is what me and my parents had ordered
, ‘Kam Hiong Lala(longer version)’
Actually, this does not goes well with longer version and not a good combo of kam hiong
with this. Usually I ordered
in fried with chilies
. Trying new taste. Definitely
I ate most of it because of the nice taste. The lala
This is their ‘Signature Taufu‘
must try. Inside the taufu
are stuffed with small prawns or what we call ‘heh
) and it is fried and abit
salty. It is very soft in the inside and very nice aroma
of the ‘heh
bi’, goes very well if you are eating with rice.
Wah!!! This is definitely my favourite dish. ‘Wong Kam Har(prawn)’ Whatever with Wong Kam defiantly taste nice. The lady ask us to try with the prawn after peel the skin. So decided to go along with it. But definitely does not really taste as nice with prawn with their shell. So therefore do not request to ask them to remove the prawn shell. Taste better with it. You can ask them to do ‘Wong Kam Crab’ and Wong Kam something something. It is also nice.
The taste of it, is just similar what I eat back in Melbourne, Chinatown which is the restaurant is called Desert House. Lol. For those who are in Melbourne you should know.
The taste of the Wong Kam is rich with century egg, butter smell, and when you lick it, the taste of butter and the century egg will just stick on your tongue and slowly melt. With saltiness yet the ‘harumness‘ of the taste kam hiong leaves, you must just not miss this.
This is another one of my favourite dish. ‘Curry Fish Head’. One of their signature also but to much disappointment, this usually I ordered it was very fresh and the curry is nice. Tonight, everything does not goes well, the curry taste weird like put in the fridge overnight and reheat it, the fish head is not fresh whereby the meat is hard. It is suppose to be soft and easy to slice it. Definitely I do complain ‘kau kau‘ to the captain.
This restaurant worth to go, cuz they do have first class service, 3 table to 1 waiter/waitress. When ever your plate is dirty, they will directly change for you to a new plate. Five star service you can expect and the waiter and waitress there are definitely friendly. Suits my dad cuz he loves to talk alot to people.
If you had not a fresh seafood on that night, please do complain, as we do get RM40 off on our bill, whereby we just paid around RM96 after complain of the curry fish head. Cuz customer is their priority.
This restaurant is Located along Gurney whereby it is in the middle of that stretch.
If you coming from Gurney Hotel(left) go straight and after you see Pelita Mamak, slow down. It is nearby there
If you are coming from Gurney Plaza(right) you will have to past Silverton Condo, and bout 300Meter, it is just nearby there.
-= KA CHING =-
Food rating 8.5/10 , GOOD
– WARNING –This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-