Food & Lifestyle
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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.


Located at Penang Times Square, M2 Club is a popular night spot known for its rotation of live performances and DJ nights.
Address: B2, Entertainment City, Penang Times Square, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: B303-1-27, Krystal Point, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Maa Roy Thai George Town has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 6A Lorong Abu Siti, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Macallum Street (In front of Kedai Kopi Sin Hong Leong), George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Every Monday night, make your way to Macallum Street Night Market for a dose of local street food, wholesale clothes and more.
Address: Address Lintang Macallum 1, Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
*Maharaj has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: No. 132, Penang Road (beside Odeon cinema), George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Founded by fashion designer Jing Ooi, Maison de Poupee is a bridal designers shop located on Upper Penang Road.
Address: 38-5, Farquhar Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Both a café and a pastry shop, Mak Ee Café is known for its range of pastries such as chicken pot pie, Portuguese egg tarts and more.
Address: 122F, Lorong Hutton, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 26 & 28 Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The unique experience begins by visiting a wet market, just like most locals do, to check out the fresh ingredients for cooking. After that proceed to the cooking school located in Tropical Spice Garden in which planted with over 500 species of tropical plants including spices. The Malaysian cooking demonstration will be conducted by award-winning chef, in the kitchen overlooking the stunning view of the bay of Teluk Bahang. Enjoy the food you helped cooked afterwards. Duration of tour: 5 hours
Address: Penang, MALAYSIA
Specialising in Benggali bread, Maliia Bakery is a local bakery located in George Town.
Address: 114, Jalan Transfer, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 31-D Lorong Abu Siti, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lorong Susu, (Next to the Sun Yat Sen centre on Jalan Macalister), George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lorong Delima 3, Island Glades, George Town, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 96-G-1, Prima Tanjung, Tanjung Tokong, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Specialising in all things ukulele, Manuel Ukulele offers a wide selection of good quality ukuleles imported from reputable brands from Kamaka to Hawaii Kai. Apart from ukulele, the shop also sells instructional materials, strings, accessories and many more. Description by Manuel Ukulele
Address: 70, Lorong Kinta, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Maple Palace Restaurant specialises in a wide range of Chinese and Cantonese dishes, with its renowned famous Chinese and Cantonese recipes, which have been preserved through generations. Their dishes incorparates the great artisanal food of Malaysia, China and the world, honouring many different Asian cooking traditions as well as adding its own interpretation of unique culinary skills. Image credits: Maple Palace Restaurant
Address: 47, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lone Pine Hotel, 97, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 62, Jalan Pemenang, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Maxim’s Cake House & Bakery is a local bakery in George Town.
Address: 294, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 70 Penang road, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Level 4, Megamall Pinang, No.2828 , Jalan Baru, Bandar Perai Jaya, Seberang Jaya, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
A four-storey shopping mall situated in the mainland of Penang. Megamall Pinang provides shopping excitement with a variety of choices ranging from beauty and healthcare, books and stationery, electrical appliances, fashion, home decor, food and beverages and more. Image credit: Megamall Pinang
Address: 2828 Kompleks Megamall Pinang Jalan Baru, Bandar Perai Jaya, Seberang Perai, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Rock your night every Saturday live band performance at Mews Cafe.
Address: 77, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mews Café prepares food made from the freshest local produce for a menu inspired by Asian cuisine combined with a selection of tasty international favourites. With inside and al fresco dining, the café sits comfortably at the entrance to Muntri Mews and is popular with locals and visitors alike. Beers and latte served all day. Muntri Mews combines the clean lines and textures of contemporary design in a laid back tonal palate that is rich in character, with its warm cozy ambience. It encapsulates the grand terrace lives of Muntri Street residents in the early years of last century. Antique, deco and retro furniture and a tropical jungle garden make this both a convenient base to explore all that Penang has to offer and a perfect escape from the urban delights of this amazing merchant town. Image and description by Mews Café
Address: 77, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Midlands One-Stop Shopping Centre is a shopping mall located on Jalan Burma.
Address: Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 362S, Sungai Gelugor, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Aside from its popular trishaw egg tart, Ming Xiang Tai Pastry Shop also sells yam puffs, chicken floss pastry, wedding cookies and more.
Address: Branch : No. 26 Armenian Street Ghaut, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Aside from its popular trishaw egg tart, Ming Xiang Tai Pastry Shop also sells yam puffs, chicken floss pastry, wedding cookies and more.
Address: Head Office : 133. Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Aside from its popular trishaw egg tart, Ming Xiang Tai Pastry Shop also sells yam puffs, chicken floss pastry, wedding cookies and more.
Address: Branch : 1-G-23A, Suntech @ Penang Cybercity, Lintang Mayang Pasir 3, Bayan Baru, 11950, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 1st Floor, G-Hotel, 168A Persiaran Gurney, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mish Mash Penang is a quaint pub set in the heart of George Town. Serving a variety of beverages, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, Mish Mash specializes in cocktails and mocktails of all flavours. Image credits: Mish Mash Penang
Address: 24 Muntri Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA (5.419920,100.336163)
Address: 102-D-6, New World Park Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Tesco Tanjung Pinang G3, Ground Floor No 1, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjong Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Cash only
Address: 2C, Lebuh Melayu, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Masjid (Off Chulia Street), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
MOIS has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: Wisma Boon Siew, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated on Jalan Nagor, Mon Delice Patisserie offers a variety of cakes and pastries such as café caramel cake, devil’s cookies and more.
Address: 81, Jalan Nagor, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The wooden furniture that rests against the bare cemented walls of Monkeycup lends a nearly industrial feel to this new cafe. Despite its modish appearance, the cafe dedicates their weekdays on Thai food such as som tum (green papaya salad), phat thai (stir fried rice noodles) and crab fried rice. On weekends, expect croissant and cakes to fill your table.
Address: 36C, Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 163D-1-02 Gurney Paragon Mall, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Moonlight bay, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringih, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lot 163-G-01, Gurney Paragon Mall, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Mount Erskine, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 124-C, Persiaran Gurney, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
MS Cake House is a local bakery in George Town.
Address: 72, Lebuh Presgrave, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Watch the sun go down and party into the early hours with great food and wine at this vibrant venue!
Address: Tanjong City MarinaChurch Street Pier8A Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Penang Botanic Gardens, Jalan Kebun Bunga, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 143, Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Open for lunch and dinner, whet your craving for Nyonya food at My Nyonya Favourites. The aptly named restaurant serves wholesome Nyonya classics and favourites from curry kapitan to inche kabin.
Address: 20F, Penang Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA