Hau Hau Yu Restaurant, located within YMCA Penang serves simple, no-frills Chinese food (“zi-char” or “chu-char”). It is a small restaurant, and its customers are mostly people visiting YMCA for events, meetings or sporting activities like badminton and taekwondo. It is also a convenient place to eat for people staying at the YMCA Penang hostel rooms (sometimes foreigners accompanying family members seeking medical services at the nearby Island Hospital). The restaurant’s address is 221, Jalan Macalister, 10450 Georgetown, Penang (Tel: 04-2261843).
The food served at Hau Hau Yu Restaurant are pretty good, mostly standard fare that you will have for lunch or dinner. The price is slightly higher compared to a normal Chinese restaurant, but it is still quite reasonable, considering it is an air-conditioned restaurant. There are chicken, pork, fish, vegetables, bean curds and soup dishes. It is a nice place to dine in if you happen to be at YMCA Penang.
The dining area is small, but the table/seating arrangement is comfortable. The environment does feel a little old though.
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