If you are looking for a different gastronomical experience in Penang, The Garden Lebanon Restaurant in Tanjung Bungah is a wonderful option. The restaurant specializes in serving authentic Middle Eastern food. It is located along Jalan Tanjung Bungah, roughly opposite Flamingo Hotel and Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort. The full address of The Garden Lebanon is No. 15, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Penang (Tel: 04-8917228).
The Garden Lebanon Restaurant has a pretty big menu, offering a good selection of Lebanese, Arabic, Moroccan, Italian and Indian food. It does take a while to go through the menu, especially if you are not familiar with Middle Eastern food. There are grilled dishes, fried dishes, “tagen” dishes (food cooked in clay pot), pizza, pasta, briyani dishes and vegetarian food. Do ask the waiter/waitress for recommendations.
The restaurant has a nice ambience with a garden feel. Customers can choose to dine in the garden area surrounded by pots of green plants, or indoor with air-conditioning. The place is spacious, so it is very comfortable to dine here.
The Garden Lebanon Restaurant can cater for relatively big crowds. Arrangements can be made for special occasions like Anniversary celebrations, Annual Dinners and Birthdays. Buffet meals can also be arranged.
Here is the location of The Garden Lebanon Restaurant in Google Maps:
The restaurant group also has a restaurant in Batu Ferringhi called The Grand Lebanon (Address: 110-1A & 1B, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Penang. Tel: 04-8813228).