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.


Address: Lot No G03&GA5A(Postal) 163D-1-03 Gurney Paragon Penang, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Padang Brown,Jalan Anson, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Air Itam (In front of Da Ma Chai), Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Palace D'India Tanjung Tokong has ceased operations till further notice.
Address: 5M/L, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Tanjong Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 48A, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Apart from the cafe's chirpy setting, what's unique about Paper Pepper is their wall of colourful postcards where patrons are free to purchase and send to family, friends or future self. Expect pasta, dessert, all day brunch and snacks to fill up the menu. For something light, try the canapes that consists of smoked salmon, crab meat, caviar and flavoured cream cheese.
Address: 70, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: E-Gate 1-01-01 & 1-01 & 02 Lebuh Tuanku Kudin 2, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Straits Quay Ground Floor, 3A-G-21, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjong Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
*Passage thru India has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 1K, Jalan Sungai Kelian, Taman Sea View (Hillside), Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Here's where you can have banana leaf rice in comfort. In a clean and air-conditioned atmosphere, Passions of Kerala serves delicious banana leaf rice with a wide variety of curries to pair with. Be sure to try out their refreshing lassis.
Address: 102 Lot C3 New World Park Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Patchee Bakery is a local bakery in George Town.
Address: 519 Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10460, Penang, MALAYSIA
Peking Tong Ren Tang is a Chinese medical hall located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 72 & 74, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 146A,Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Established in 1973, Penang Batik Factory specialises in hand-drawn batik and hand-blockprinted batik in floral motifs.
Address: No.442, Jalan Kebun Bunga, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Established in 1973, Penang Batik Factory specialises in hand-drawn batik and hand-blockprinted batik in floral motifs.
Address: 669, Mk.2 Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Established in 1973, Penang Batik Factory specialises in hand-drawn batik and hand-blockprinted batik in floral motifs.
Address: 669, Mk.2 Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A great way to cool yourself down on a sunny day in Penang. Treat yourself to a bowl of Penang's famous dessert, chendol. Don’t worry about not finding the small lane where this Penang famous Teochew chendol stall is located. Spot the long queue off Jalan Penang and you are at the right place.
Address: Lebuuh Keng Kwee, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Ferry dining cruise offers an international buffet dinner, Malaysian cultural performances and a chance for you to enjoy viewing the beautiful sunset and charming night scenery of Penang island. Image courtesy of Penang Ferry Dining Cruise
Address: Penang Ferry Terminal, Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Experience the unique funicular train ride to Penang Hill, 720-metre above the sea level. At the summit, appreciate the exhilarating bird's eye view from the cosy David Brown Restaurant, where you get to enjoy English High Tea in the cool weather. Take a stroll at the summit before descending.
Address: Tour & Incentive Travel, A-2-10 Vantage, Jalan Desiran Tanjung, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Ground Floor, Dewan Sri Pinang, Lebuh Light, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Plaza is a local shopping mall located on Jalan Burma.
Address: 126 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Raja Uda, Seberang Jaya, 13000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Gurney Drive's popular seafood restaurant offers a decent range of Chinese seafood-based dishes. If you're feeling famished, try its signature bah kut teh and steamed fish bee hoon, stir fried vegetable with tofu, fish bee hoon soup and more.
Address: 65, Persiaran Gurney, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated in George Town, Penang Times Square is a local shopping haven filled with food and beverage outlets such as James Foo and Ming Garden as well as night clubs in the likes of M2 and Soju Room.
Address: 77-4B-1, Penang Times Square, Jalan Dato' Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Water Limousine is a water limousine service that ferries between Straits Quay Marina and Eastern & Oriental Hotel.
Address: Straits Quay Marina, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Penangpac , 3H-3A-1, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Permai Village Cafe is a vegetarian cafe. All their dishes are without monosodium-glutamate, onions or garlic. Get a full hearty and healthy vegetarian meal here. Image credit: Premai Village Cafe
Address: Permai 32, No. 16 Lebuh Lembah Permai 4, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 17 Jalan Bawasah, George Town, 10500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Pik Nik is a place to chill, chit chat, have fun and hangout with your friends. While catching up, order a drink of your choice, some food or snacks and chitter-chatter on. Image credit: Pik Nik
Address: 15 & 17 Jalan Nagor, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Hard Rock Hotel, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Plan B is a culture cafe focusing on artisan coffee and creative cooking. Be ready to try out their fusion food with creativity, food variety ranging from salads, sandwiches, pasta and mains, and a huge variety of cakes.
Address: GF-112, 113A & 146A, Ground Floor Queensbay Mall 100 Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
A paradise for bargain hunters, Prangin Mall has five floors of retail, dining and entertainment outlets as well as a cinema and a gaming arcade.
Address: Prangin Mall - JMB, Level 5, Prangin Mall, No 33, Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Pulau Tikus Market is a neighbourhood wet market filled with fresh produce, fruits and vegetables. In the afternoon, Pulau Tikus Market transforms into a foodie haven where hawker stalls like Hokkien mee, chicken rice, lok lok and curry mee operate throughout the day.
Address: Jalan Pasar (Off Jalan Burma), George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 6C Jalan Bagan Serai, Jelutong, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 53, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Dato Keramat (In front of Birch House), George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA