Food & Lifestyle
DIRECTORY

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.


Kae Jih Jewellers is a local jewellery shop located on Lebuh Chulia.
Address: 166, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated at 1926 Heritage Hotel, the cafe serves a delightful medley of local and Western cuisine from fried koay teow to chicken chop. A full blown porridge feast is also available here but you need to pre-order a day or two beforehand and for a minimum of eight people per order.
Address: 1926 Heritage Hotel, 227, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 108,Lorong Selamat, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Dato Keramat (Opposite Federal place), Dato Keramat, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Anson, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 1-1-5 Plaza Ivory Halaman Bukit Gambir, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 156, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: No 72 & 74, Lebuh China, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kaffa Cafe Straits Quay has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: Straits quay, Ground Floor, 3A-G-8, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 22, Jalan Green Hall, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Penang International Airport, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 72 & 72, Lebuh China, George Town, Penang., George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Well-known for its reflexology services, Kaki Kaki Reflexology is open till late every day throughout the year except on the first day of Chinese New Year. Kaki Kaki Reflexology offers Chinese massage, Thai massage, aroma therapy, foot massage, TCM massage, meridian health, TCM therapy, Spa and more.
Address: 254 Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 43, Penang Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Hotel Equatorial Penang 1, Jalan Bukit Jambul, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Mount Erskine, Pulau tikus, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 93,Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Oriental Hotel Basement 105, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kassim Nasi Kandar has been in the food business for a couple of decades. Today, the menu and recipes remain, as authenticity is the ingredient to their success. Try out their nasi kandar or complement it with roti canai, murtabak, mee goreng or nasi goreng.
Address: 221, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
A slick Japanese restaurant set in a mixture of pale and bold timber walls, illuminated by warm yellow lighting with a Japanese touch. Kaze Japanese Restaurant is housed at Penang's mainland, Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, offering fresh Japanese goodness and set lunches ranging from 25++. Image credit: Kenhuntsfood
Address: 20 & 22, Jalan Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 55, Gurney Drive, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Kek Guan is a local arts and crafts shop that specialises in antiques.
Address: 141, 143 & 145, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Seven Terraces Stewart Lane, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 48,Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lorong Batu Bukit, Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, MALAYSIA
Address: 80,Jalan Penang (junction of Sri Bahari road), Pulau tikus, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 160,Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 86 Lebuh Kimberly, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 113,Lebuh Melayu, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Kurau, Prai, 13700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Kek Lok Si , Air Itam, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 382 & 384 Jalan Penang, Jalan Penang, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 43, Jalan Kelawei, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kenangan Silam Enterprise is a local antique shop located on Lebuh Carnarvon.
Address: 35, Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Keng Sheng Goldsmith & Jewellery is a local goldsmith shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 44, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
If you're hunting for a 24-hour nasi kandar joint in Batu Ferringhi, head over to Khaleel Nasi Kandar for its signature dish as well as murtabak, paratha and roti canai.
Address: Mutiara Apartment, Jalan Sungai Emas, Batu Feringghi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
If you're hunting for a 24-hour nasi kandar joint in Gurney Drive, head over to Khaleel Nasi Kandar for its signature dish as well as murtabak, paratha and roti canai.
Address: Persiaran Gurney, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Batu Lanchang Market, Jelutong, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 80 Jalan Penang, Jalan Penang, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Khong Seng is a Chinese medical hall located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 154, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Founded by seamstress Madam Lim Swee Kim, Kim Fashion is a local kebaya store located in Gurney Plaza.
Address: 170-04-77 Gurney Plaza, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kimchi Restaurant has ceased operation until further notice.
Address: 2C, Jalan Tanjung Bungah (Opposite Copthorne Hotel), Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Cititel Hotel Penang, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 77, Lebuh Bishop, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 229 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Koh Sum Footwear is a local shoe shop located on Jalan Dato Keramat.
Address: 48 Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
*KOI Japanese has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 170-02-59&60, 2nd floor, Gurney Plaza, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kok Seng Antique is a local antique shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 74, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (KOMTAR) is Penang's tallest building that currently houses local retail shops and administrative office. Image courtesy of Lim Khoon Weng
Address: Magazine Road, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kopitiam is a tribute to the old fashioned coffee shops and it is a casual space for people to hang out whilst enjoying a cup of local kopi (coffee) or teh (tea) with a traditional Hainanese breakfast of bread (toasted/steamed), 'kaya' (egg jam) and butter with soft boiled eggs. At Kopitiam, they have traditional kopitiam offerings as well as their own range of big breakfast, big bowls and big baskets.
Address: Ground floor, Loke Thye Kee, 2, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located within the restored heritage Loke Thye Kee Building (built in 1929), Kopitiam serves items from a traditional coffee shop like local beverages with a selection of sandwiches & salads.
Address: Ground Floor, Loke Thye Kee Building, 2 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The very first restaurant set in a historic and iconic landmark of Penang. Enjoy both local and international flavours at this unique restaurant right in the Fort Cornwallis.
Address: Fort Cornwallis Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Along the left side of Jalan Bharu is a tiny shop where fresh 'baulu' is baked daily. The mixture ingredients is spooned into moulds and baked in an oven.
Address: Jalan Bharu, Balik Pulau, 11010, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 295B Jalan Burmah, Pulau Tikus 10350 (opposite Police station), Pulau tikus, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
*Kwang Sang House has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 36, Lebuh Leith, George Town, Penang., George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA