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Here are Penang’s must-try food, quirky cafes, popular attractions and exciting parks all in a convenient list format to keep handy while travelling.


F.I.P. Lounge is an exciting, new, and upbeat lounge. In line with the theme of 'Fun, Interactive and Play', F.I.P. features selfie corners with 3-D murals, colourful bean bags, a unique, origami folded 'tipi tipi tap' menu, an island bar and an overall, informal way of hanging out.
Address: Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lebuh Keng Kwee (Off Penang Road), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Robert Townsend Farquhar served only briefly as Penang's Lieutenant-Governor, but his name still graces this old English-style bar as well as the street on which the E&O Hotel stands. With its deep armchairs and long dark wood bar, Farquhar's Bar exudes an exclusive private club room atmosphere - the perfect setting for another round of sundowners. Description by Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Address: E&O Hotel, 10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 21, jalan Fettes, Fettes Park, George Town, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
*Favourite Cafe has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 205 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
These shops stock a range of high quality textiles imported from Japan and Korea as well as imported sarongs from India and Indonesia, and locally-produced batik sarongs. Some retailers have diversified and also sell religious paraphernalia for Hajj pilgrims such as special luggage labels, bags, outfits and prayer mats.
Address: Fazal Mohammed Bros., 111, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Whether on the beach or by the pool, a refreshing cocktail, cooling drink or light snack is never far away. In the evenings, join the guests at Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa at the lively Feringgi Bar. Description by Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa
Address: Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Rasa Wing Lobby, Mezzanine Level, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Rasa Sayang Resort - Shangri-La, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
This art installation was created to discourage people from disposing of unwanted pets, but instead, sterilize their pet to prevent unwanted litters. It was created by ASA (Artists for Stray Animals) for the 101 Lost Kittens project.
Address: Gat Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Short for Fun, Interactive and Play, Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa unveils their all-new FIP Lounge. Featuring all things fun, you can play with your food with FIP's version of a Macaroon Tic-Tac-Toe and even, mix your own cocktail variation in the likes of Rasa Kamikaze and Angel Drip. Patrons can also enjoy a game of darts, snooker while grooving to Top 40 tunes from Spotify.
Address: Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
View the twinkling fireflies on a sunset cruise along the Sungai Kerian riverbank. It’s not all about the fireflies, however; visitors here can also engage in some octopus catching, bat cave exploration and fit in a visit to Penang’s largest sea fish cage farm.
Address: No. 2938, Jalan Teluk Ipil, Nibong Tebal, Seberang Perai, 14300, Penang, MALAYSIA
View the twinkling fireflies on a sunset cruise along the Sungai Kerian riverbank. It’s not all about the fireflies, however; visitors here can also engage in some octopus catching, bat cave exploration and fit in a visit to Penang’s largest sea fish cage farm.
Address: No. 2938, Jalan Teluk Ipil Nibong Tebal, Seberang Perai, 14300, Penang, MALAYSIA
View the twinkling fireflies on a sunset cruise along the Sungai Kerian riverbank. It’s not all about the fireflies, however; visitors here can also engage in some octopus catching, bat cave exploration and fit in a visit to Penang’s largest sea fish cage farm.
Address: 2938, Jalan Teluk Ipil, Nibong Tebal, Seberang Perai, 14300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Pantai Nelayan is known as Fisherman’s Beach and is a secluded cove on Penang’s south coast, near one of the many tiny traditional fishing villages.
Address: Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 765, MK 2 Teluk Bahang (Jalan Teluk Awak), Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Fitness First at Island Plaza has ceased operations.
Address: Unit 4.02, 4th Floor, Island Plaza, 118 Jalan Tanjong Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Both a restaurant and a jazz club, Five 27 spins a good playlist of jazz, blues and retro at its bar and lounge on the ground floor. If you're famished, climb the stairs to its first floor for Continental menu.
Address: 357, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The floating mosque is built on the bay but is not actually floating. It is standing on pilings and stilts and also has a towering minaret which the height is equivalent to a seven storey-building.
Address: Jalan Tanjung Bunga, Tanjung Bunga, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Traditional garland making is a skill that was brought to Penang by Indian immigrants as an intrinsic part of Hinduism, where garlands and fresh flowers are offered at temple shrines and households altars. Commonly used flowers include, jasmine, marigolds, dahlias and roses, chosen for their fragrance and colour and sourced from flower farms on Penang Hill and as far afield as the Cameron Highlands.
Address: Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (next to the Goddess of Mercy Temple), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Folklore by the Sea is where live theatrical shows take place daily. Thoughtfully curated live dramas as well as interesting storytelling shows are performed to take the audience back in time to the old days of the dwellers’ simple lives at the jetties where the sea was their main source of sustenance.
Address: 59A, Chew Jetty, Pengkalan Weld, 10300 George Town, Penang
The Foo Tye Sin Mansion is one of the first non-European mansions to be erected along Light Street. Until the time it was built, around the mid 19th Century, Light Street was the preserve of the European elite.
Address: 1, Light Street, 10200 George Town, Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 122-1,Lorong Hutton, George Town, 10050, MALAYSIA
Fork Mee has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 83, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Fort Cornwallis is named after the Governor-General in Bengal in the late 1700s, Charles Cornwallis. It is one of the most interesting historical landmarks in Georgetown. It is located close to the Esplanade, next to the Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower.
Address: Padang Kota Lama, 10200 George Town, Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Four Leaves Bakery is a local bakery in George Town with must-tries include fresh butter rolls and ham breads.
Address: Wisma Gama Ground Floor, No. 1 Jalan Dato' Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Four Seasons Bakery sells a range of freshly made breads, cakes and other delicious baked treats.
Address: 3E-G-2, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Bungah, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 49, Persiaran Mahsuri 1/1, Sunway Tunas, Bayan lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Fourspoons Dessert Cafe is housed at Penang's Icon City, serving exotic flavours lip-smacking homemade soft serve ice-cream along with their expertly crafted waffles. Other than their best-selling black sesame and matcha soft serve, you may also opt for their premium Kapiti ice-cream. Image credit: Kenhuntsfood
Address: 48-1, Jalan Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Protestant Cemetery, a resting place of Penang’s European pioneers, is a site of great significance within the world Heritage Site of George Town. Duration: 45 minutes
Address: Penang, MALAYSIA.
Freedom Leisure Cycle Supply provides bicycle rental services in Victoria Street, George Town. Part of its collection of bicycle rentals include Japan classic city bikes, folding bike, tandem bike, Japan postman bicycle, tricycle, children bike and family bicycle.
Address: 155, Victoria Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Straits Quay, Ground Floor, 3A-G-22, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Penang, Tanjong Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
A specialist in stained glass and fused glass, owner Wong Keng Fuan runs the art gallery on Armenian Street. Today, his range of exhibited artworks include small bowls, standing sculptures and installations.
Address: 88, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A specialist in stained glass and fused glass, owner Wong Keng Fuan runs the art gallery on Armenian Street. Today, his range of exhibited artworks include small bowls, standing sculptures and installations.
Address: 88, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
If you're heading to Auto-City for a taste of Seberang Perai's nightlife, Fuel is recommended night spot for live band performances. The club also offers a buffet of Japanese and Asian cuisine.
Address: 1681-G1 & 1681-G2, Jalan Perusahaan, Auto-City, North South Highway, Juru Interchange, Seberang Perai, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
*Fullhouse Lifestyle Store & Cafe has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 77-G-20-22, 61-65, Penang Time Square, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA