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.


S. Mohamed Kassim Sons Jewellers is a local jewellery shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 79, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 11-G-1, Jalan Gottleib (New Bob Centre), Geerge Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Address: Gurney Plaza Lot 170-03-87-88-89 Persiaran Gurney, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Ground Floor Hotel Continental 5, Penang Road, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sam Heng is a local goldsmith shop located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 71 & 73, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Offering spa treatments for both men and women, indulge yourself with a range of Balinese massage, modern beauty therapies, herbal body wraps and more.
Address: 527, Third floor, Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Enjoy a round of drinks, pizzas and snacks by the beach at Hard Rock Hotel Penang's Sand Bar.
Address: Hard Rock Hotel Penang, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 94, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah (Near Snake Temple), Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 10, Lebuh Farquhar, Georgetown, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Felda's special concept store appears in a form of a halal-friendly restaurant called Savaro. Currently with three other branches nationwide, Savaro serves all things local and Western coupled with side dish and snacks. For local touches, try the nasi kerabu and signature nasi savaro. If you're craving for Western delights, there's lamb cutlets, mix kebab, rib eye steak and more to choose from.
Address: L2-34163D-2, Gurney Paragon Mall, Jalan Kelawei, Persiaran Gurney, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 338, Mukim 18, Jalan Tokong Thai Pak Koong,, Tanjung tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Chic and stylish, Seadream Yacht Club’s 56-stateroom twin yachts are favored for their elegant informality, state-of-the-art facilities, personal service provided by a crew of 95, inclusive open bar and gratuities, all ocean-view accommodations, luxury spa and world class cuisine.
Address: Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal, Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
On days when you feel like having pasta with a cup of latte, Secawan Hutton menu might cater to your appetite. Basil and pine nuts pasta as well as spicy pork chorizo pasta are served for lunch and dinner. For early risers, Secawan serves pancakes and French toasts for a morning fuel-up.
Address: 205, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Secret Recipe AEON Seberang Prai City Shopping Centre has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: Aeon Seberang Prai City Shopping Centre, Jusco Bandar Perda, 76, Ground Floor, Jalan Perda Timur, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Auto City 1688, G1, Jalan Perusahaan Highway, Juru, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 38, Jalan Mahsuri, Bayan Baru, Bayan Baru, 11950, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: E-Gate, 01-11, Ground Floor, Lebuh Tengku Kudin 2, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Gurney Plaza 170-G-37, Ground Floor, Persiaran Gurney, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 6 & 7, Jalan Dagangan Dua Bertam Perdana 1, Kepala Batas, 13200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Secret Recipe Prangin Mall has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: Prangin Mall, 13, Ground Floor, Atrium A, Jalan Dr. Lim Chwee Leong, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Queensbay Mall LG95, Concourse, Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Seberang Perai, 23, Jalan Todak 2, seberang jaya, 13700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Straits Quay, Ground Floor, 3A-G-12, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjong Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lorong Delima 6, George Town, 13000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Bangkok Lane, Pulau tikus, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 270 Jalan Burma, Pulau tikus, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 1st Floor Sunrise Tower, Gurney Drive, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Malaysian / Korean style BBQ
Address: Gurney Plaza 170-B1-32A, Persiaran Gurney, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sesame + Soy has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: First Floor G Hotel, 168A Persiaran Gurney, Gurney Drive, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A studio that provides courses on sewing, garment making and handmade items.
Address: 12B Ground Floor Blk 9 Taman Jubilee, 11900 Penang, Malaysia
Address: 67, Transfer Road, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sheng Li Herbal is a Chinese medical located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 70, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Part bakery and part café, Shervone Cakes is known for its exquisite cake designs. So, leave it to Shervone for seasonal treats like gingerbread cookies or a Hello Kitty birthday cake.
Address: B303-1-21, Krystal Point, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Specialising in locally made arts and craft as well as photography, ShopHoward aims to design and develop a series of new merchandising which is inspired by the colourful cultures of Malaysia.
Address: 154, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Gurney plaza 170-B1-33, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Sungai Kelian, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located in Tanjung Bungah, Siang Pin is a seafood restaurant that specialises in Chinese comfort food such as chicken curry, braised pork, marmite chicken and more.
Address: 598, GF-02, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located at Shangri-La Golden Sands Resort, Sigi's Bar and Grill offers comforting fare such as pasta, wood-burning oven baked pizzas, steaks, burgers and salads.
Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 17-19,Solok Moulmein, George Town, 10350, MALAYSIA
Address: 329 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated nearby Air Itam’s wet market, Sin Ka Oon is a neighbourhood bakery that is best known for fresh coconut jam, traditional biscuits and snacks.
Address: 606M, Jalan Pay Terubong, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 2, Lorong Chulia, George Town, 10300, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lorong Baru (New Lane), George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: No. 1-1-31 & 32 Krystal Point II Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Managed by owners Sharon and Keith since 2008, SK Homemade Cakes serves a good selection of fresh cream cake, mille crepe and ice cream cakes.
Address: 6, Jalan Merbau, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 13000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located at The Garage enclave and opposite Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Slippery Senoritas is both a salsa club and a restaurant.
Address: Lot B3A, The Garage, Upper Penang Road, No. 2, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Soho Gastropub is one of the latest addition to the Soho Penang branch.
Address: Precinct 10, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Soju Room promising night spot and is becoming popular among the town's night owl.
Address: B2, Entertainment City, Penang Times Square, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Soohongry is a small cosy cafe on Lebuh Soo Hong specialising in bakes, tea, coffee and more. If you fancy touring George Town by bike, bicycle rentals are available here too. Image credit: Soohongry
Address: 29, Lorong Soo Hong, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Straits Quay Ground Floor, 3C-G-2, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Buffet Breakfast & Buffet Dinner
Address: Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa Garden Wing Lobby Level, Batu Ferringhi, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sri Ananda Bahwan began as a small establishment in Butterworth before branching out to other areas of Penang such as George Town, Bukit Mertajam, Seberang Perai and more. Serving Indian-inspired cuisine, the menu includes naan, tandoori, palak paneer and more.
Address: 14, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Pintal Tali, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 17, Jalan Sri Bahari, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Maju 2 (Beside Tu Si Restaurant, Near Taman Sentosa), George Town, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Rejuvenate your senses at St Gregory and enjoy various spa treatments such as hydrotherapy, Ayurveda experience and traditional garden massages. There’s also the Malaysian local spa experience that includes treatments such as the traditional Malay urut (massage), bertungku treatment (iron cast compress) and the bengkung wrap.
Address: Parkroyal Hotel Penang, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Star Anise Boat Cruises and charters from Penang offer services such as Sunset cruises, Lunch Cruises, Private events & Corporate Events.
Address: Straits Quay Marina, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Star Cruises is the best Choice for Wedding, Honeymoon, Family, and Incentive Trip.
Address: No. 6, Logan Heritage, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
A worldwide international brand, Starbucks is where many head to for their daily fix, serving unique flavours of coffee, ice-blended drinks and more. Image credit: Starbucks Malaysia
Address: 1st Avenue Lot G-09 & G-10, Ground Floor, 182, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Starbucks Coffee AEON Seberang Prai has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: Jusco Bandar Perda Lot G86, Ground Floor AEON Seberang Prai City Shopping Centre, Perdana Mall, Jalan Perda Timu, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
A worldwide international brand, Starbucks is where many head to for their daily fix, serving unique flavours of coffee, ice-blended drinks and more. Image credit: Starbucks Malaysia
Address: Borders Bookstore Queensbay Mall GF-36, Ground Floor, 100 Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
A worldwide international brand, Starbucks is where many head to for their daily fix, serving unique flavours of coffee, ice-blended drinks and more. Image credit: Starbucks Malaysia
Address: E-Gate Lot 1-01-17, Lebuh Tengku Kudin 2, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
A worldwide international brand, Starbucks is where many head to for their daily fix, serving unique flavours of coffee, ice-blended drinks and more. Image credit: Starbucks Malaysia
Address: Gurney Plaza 170-G-39, Persiaran Gurney, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
*Starbucks Coffee Gurney Tower has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: Gurney Tower No. 18, Lot No. RGB - 1, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
A worldwide international brand, Starbucks is where many head to for their daily fix, serving unique flavours of coffee, ice-blended drinks and more. Image credit: Starbucks Malaysia
Address: Juru Auto-City, 1821-G1 Jalan Perusahaan Highway Auto-City Prai Industrial Estate, Juru, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
A worldwide international brand, Starbucks is where many head to for their daily fix, serving unique flavours of coffee, ice-blended drinks and more. Image credit: Starbucks Malaysia
Address: New World Park Lot K-1, Ground Floor, No.102, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A worldwide international brand, Starbucks is where many head to for their daily fix, serving unique flavours of coffee, ice-blended drinks and more. Image credit: Starbucks Malaysia
Address: Prangin Mall No.33-G-1A, Jalan Dr. Lim Chwee Leong, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
A worldwide international brand, Starbucks is where many head to for their daily fix, serving unique flavours of coffee, ice-blended drinks and more. Image credit: Starbucks Malaysia
Address: GF-123A, Queensbay Mall, No. 100, Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
A worldwide international brand, Starbucks is where many head to for their daily fix, serving unique flavours of coffee, ice-blended drinks and more. Image credit: Starbucks Malaysia
Address: Straits Quay 3A-G-15 Ground Floor Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
A worldwide international brand, Starbucks is where many head to for their daily fix, serving unique flavours of coffee, ice-blended drinks and more. Image credit: Starbucks Malaysia
Address: unway Carnival Mall Lot No UG 27, Upper Ground Floor, No.3068, Jalan Todak, Pusat Bandar Seberang Jaya, Seberang Jaya, 13700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: New World Park 102-B-1 & 102-B-4 102 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 26Q, Codrington Avenue, Pulau tikus, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated in Tanjung Tokong, Straits Quay is Penang's first seafront marina that houses over 100 shops, bistros, bars and boutiques. Some of its permanent attractions include Royal Selangor Visitor Centre and Penang's performing arts centre, penangpac.
Address: Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Managed by self-taught abstract photographer Howard Tan, Studio Howard features a wide range of photography subjects from historical buildings in Malaysia and Langkawi to landscapes and old quarters of Penang.
Address: 13, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
*Subway 1st Avenue Mall has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 1st Avenue Mall Unit G-21, 182, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: E-Gate Ground Floor, 1-01-04, Lebuh Tunku Kudin 2, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Gurney Tower, Lot No. 18-G-B, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Queensbay Mall Lot No.GF-26 K26A & K26B, Ground Floor, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Straits Quay 1st Floor, 3A-1-8 & 3A-1-8A Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 1-G-1. Suntech Penang Lontang Mayang Pasir, Bayan Baru, 11950, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Sunway Carnival Mall LG-45, 3068 Jalan Todak, Seberang Jaya, 13700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Suffolk House was originally owned by Captain Francis Light. Today Suffolk House has been converted into well-established restaurant. Change in operating hours: Due to its involvement in the filming of British hit television drama sries 'Indian Summers', the opening hours of Suffolk House will be as below as of Mon 27 Apr to Mon 19 Oct 2015: Sun - Wed: Time: 10am - 6pm (last entrance at 5pm) *Restaurant will only be available for lunch and afternoon tea. Dinner is available for bookings of more than 10 pax. Thurs - Sat: Time: 10am - 6pm (last entrance at 5pm) *Restaurant is available for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
Address: 250, Jalan Air Itam, Air Itam, 10460, Penang, MALAYSIA
Giving a bit of competition to its neighbour Moustache Houze, Sugar Honey primarily focus on cakes and desserts with waffles as their speciality. For savoury waffles, pick up a smoked salmon waffle and for something sweet, there's the signature Sugar Honey Waffles with a side of ice cream and fresh fruits.
Address: 26, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Gurney Paragon Mall L5.02-03, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Summer Dessert Bakery is a local bakery that sells a variety of pastries and cakes such as bamboo charcoal bun, butter bread, egg tart, mango mochi and more.
Address: 6F-1-1, All Season Place, Lebuhraya Thean Teik, Farlim, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Summer Dessert Bakery is a local bakery that sells a variety of pastries and cakes such as bamboo charcoal bun, butter bread, egg tart, mango mochi and more.
Address: 7H & 7J, Jalan Gottlieb, Waterfall Gardens, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 35 Cintra Street, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
For traditional whole cream cakes, ring up Sunflower Homemade Cakes for your next birthday celebration and parties.
Address: 546C, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth, 12300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Cruise along Kerian River and enjoy the beautiful sunset and also firefly watching.
Address: No. 2938, Jalan Teluk Ipil, Nibong Tebal, Seberang Perai, 14300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 584-D, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang., Tanjung Bungah, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Opened in 1961 as the first neighbourhood general merchant in Air Itam, the Suiwah brand has expanded to various areas in Penang including Bayan Baru and Bertam.
Address: 294, Jalan Thein Teik, Bandar Baru, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sunway Carnival Mall is a four-storey shopping mall strategically located within the town centre of Seberang Jaya. Opened in June 2007, the shopping mall is designed around a contemporary architectural concept using the right combination of functional and fashionable interiors. With more than 180 specialty outlets ranging from international to regional retailers, shoppers can indulge in various offerings such as fashion, accessories, shoes, jewellery, time pieces, music and more.
Address: 3068 Jalan Todak, Pusat Bandar Seberang Jaya, Seberang Jaya, 13700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 48,Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Nipah, Taman Lip Sin, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 10-A-11 & 12, Precinct 10, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 250 Jalan Burma, Pulau tikus, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Swens Homemade Cakes offers beautifully designed cookies, birthday cakes, seasonal treats and more.
Address: 60-T, Jalan Matang Kuching, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 1819D, Jln Perusahaan Auto City, North South Highway, Juru interchange, Autocity Juru, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Unit 170-01-72, Gurney Plaza, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Swensen's Penang Time Square has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: Penang Times Square, 77-G-5, Ground Floor, Birch The Plaza, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
*Swensen's Tesco Tanjung Pinang has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: Tesco Tanjung Pinang, F28 & F29 No.1, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Syarikat Mohamed Mydin Haniffah Jewellers is a local jewellery shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 85,Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA