Suffolk House Restaurant has it’s own culinary and service merits being consistently one of Tatler’s Best Restaurants, but it is also an integral part of Suffolk House.
Since the early 19th century, Suffolk House has been known for it’s entertaining and social gatherings, and today is no different. Offering lunch and dinner in the grand ballroom, we also serve our ever-popular high tea on the North Terrace.
Suffolk House’s food is taken care of by our executive chef Mathijs Nanne. Originally from the Netherlands, Mathijs spent his formative years cooking in the Australian food capital, Sydney.
Malaysia followed, where he run the kitchens of some of the most exciting restaurants in Langkawi and Penang. He was part of the opening teams of Straits Club Restaurant (Temple Tree Resort, Langkawi) and China House (Penang), after which he joined the YKH Group of Restaurants, where he was the executive chef of 32 at the Mansion.
No stranger to the local herbs and spices, Mathijs deftly combines European cooking techniques with the vibrant flavours Penang has to offer. He is a strong believer of using locally sourced produce.
While giving a nod to the rich British history of Suffolk House, you can look forward to dishes that may well have ingredients found in Penang’s very own backyard.