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: 45 Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 49 & 51 Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Gottlieb, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Parkroyal Hotel, Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated in G Hotel, Tamasha is a local store that specialises in fine textile, jewellery and handbags.
Address: G Hotel, 168A, Persiaran Gurney, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tan Coin Trading is an antique shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 76, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling,(Pitt Street), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 845,Jalan Lembah Permai, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The open air night market in Tanjung Bungah is located right outside the wet market building of the neighbourhood, off the main Tanjung Bungah road. Here, just before the sun sets each Tuesday evening, is where you can find a variety of things from favourite hawker food to clothing. The myriad stalls and vendors give out a cheerful, busy ambience and they will surely tempt you with many flavours and colourful things at very reasonable prices.
Address: Jalan Sungai Kelian, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 477, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: New World Park Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, penang, MALAYSIA
Tean Ean is a local confectionary store that sells tau sar pneah, beh teh hiong pneah, pepper biscuit, hiong pneah and more.
Address: 90, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tek Sen has been up and running since 1970s and today, they're best known for delicious Chinese home cooked meals in the likes of fried roast pork, assam prawns, curry fish and more.
Address: 18-20, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 84,Mukim 9,Teluk Kumbar, Bayan Lepas, 11920, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ten Ren Trading is a Chinese tea shop located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 99,Campbell street, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Teow Hin Chan is one of George Town's last purveyors of traditional Chinese kitchenware which is all imported from different regions of China according to the region's speciality. Most of the traditional kitchenware in the shop is made entirely or partially by hand. In addition to kitchenware, the shop also stocks a range of porcelain Chinese idols.
Address: 224, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
For Balinese touches, pamper yourself at Teratak Spa and enjoy relaxing Balinese body massage, body scrub and more.
Address: Address 31 Jln Tun Dr Awang Bandar ,Bayan Baru, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Copthorne Orchid Hotel Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, MALAYSIA
Address: Holiday Inn Resort 72, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Gurney Paragon Lot 1-32, Ground Floor, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 8-20, Level 8, 1st Avenue Mall, 182, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jusco Aeon Seberang Prai City (Bandar Perda) S01 , Level 2 Perdana Mall, Jalan Perda Timur, Seberang Perai, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Part of the services provided by Thai Odyssey are traditional Thai massage, Thai herbal therapy, traditional foot massage, body scrub and more.
Address: First floor, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 75, Penang Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 132, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
That Little Wine Bar is a neighbourhood European wine bar and restaurant with a warm and welcoming ambience. The bar also offers cosy atmosphere, a selection of wines that you want and some of the best baguette in town. Image courtesy of That Little Wine Bar
Address: 54 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 5, Lorong Stewart, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Known for their great happy hour deals and DJ nights, The Beach Bar has moved in to Upper Penang Road, giving patrons more than a reason to drink merrily and party the night away.
Address: 3H & 3I, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10450, Penang, MALAYSIA
A place for pub food and beer, The Beer Factory in Penang offers a wide range of drinks, as well as a rather extnsive menu of yummy food. Image credit: The Beer Factory
Address: Summerton Bayan Indah 110-01-22/23/23A, Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Best Brew opened by Four Points by Sheraton offers foods such as burgers, sandwiches, pasta and local favourites with al fresco seating.
Address: Four Points by Sheraton Penang, 505, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located within the Loke Thye Kee building, The Bridge Grill has a grill and teppanyaki open style kitchen accompanied by a menu of grain-fed beef, lamb, seafood and fish. Be sure to sample these delicacies with a side of homemade sauces such as horse radish and blue cheese, lemon hollandaise, sambal, teriyaki and more.
Address: Loke Thye Kee, 2, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
If you're planning to visit The Canteen for some live music, make it on the last Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the month. You'll get live music from our homegrown musicians plus, a two for one offer on beers and house spirits from 8pm 'til 9pm.
Address: The Canteen at ChinaHouse, 153 & 155, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 1200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Cellar in Macalister Mansion is the place to lounge, rellax with a glass of fine wine or champagne. It stocks over 300 labels of wines from all over the world, possibly the largest collection in Penang.
Address: Macalister Mansion 228 Jalan Macalister, George Town, 11400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Hotel Penaga, Corner of Jalan Hutton and Lebuh Clarke, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Den is for cigars and whisky patrons who indulge quiet and tranquil environment.
Address: Macalister Mansion, 228, Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 49-A Jalan Kelawai, Pulau Tikus, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
To make up for their humble space, The Haven Harbour serves a decent selection of pastas from spicy aglio olio to garlic white wine; and desserts like Padang Kota (panna cotta with rum raisin) and the Penang Island (handcrafted meringue with a side of fruits and crème anglaise).
Address: 21, Jalan Bawasah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated at Butterworth Business City Centre, The House is an ideal nightspot to practice your groove as the dance club plays the hippest music with various beer promotions on offer.
Address: The House, 11, Butterworth Business Centre, Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth, 12300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jen Hotel, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 5, Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Library Butterworth have the largest selection of vodka and collection of beer in the country.
Address: 8 & 9, Butterworth Business Centre, Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth, 12300, Penang, MALAYSIA
A favourite spot among patrons, head over to The Library at Straits Quay and couple the magnificent view of the marina with a mug of cold beer.
Address: 3E-G-3, Quay South, Ground Floor, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
A suitable place for a meet-up with friends and family, The Lightbulb Cafe serves food of western influence, cakes, coffee and more. As it's name suggests, the cafe is beautifully dressed in lightbulbs. Image credit: The Lightbulb Cafe
Address: 57 Jalan Zainal Abidin, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Eastin Hotel's The Lounge offers a selection of wine, liquor, cocktails and mocktails paired with live band performance all week long.
Address: Level one, Eastin Hotel Penang, 1 Solok Bayan Indah, Queensbay, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
The team behind The Mango Tree Place has set up a new cafe called 'The Mangoes Cafe' that is dedicated to serving homemade cakes and good coffees to the masses. The cafe also has sandwiches, wraps and pastas on their menu.
Address: 163D-3-P2 Gurney Paragon, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Known to serve the best bagels in George Town, Mugshot Cafe is set in the heart of George Town on Chulia Street. Fresh coffee, hand-crafted juices and more are available here, and their homemade yogurt is must try!
Address: 302, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 98-1-26, Prima Tanjung Jalan Fettes, Tanjung tokong, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
From house warming gifts to Valentine's Day, The Perfect Gift is a local gift shop specialising in flower bouquets, gift baskets, hampers, food baskets and more.
Address: 549, Jalan Masjid Negeri, George Town, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
From house warming gifts to Valentine's Day, The Perfect Gift is a local gift shop specialising in flower bouquets, gift baskets, hampers, food baskets and more.
Address: 3A-G-32, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tucked away in Lebuh Campbell, this dessert cafe serves brewed cafe, cakes, waffles, smoothies and the signature nitrogen ice cream.
Address: 42, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Ship, with the reputation of serving the best steak in town, was well served under a unique decorative setting and on top of that, all prices are value for money. The unique exterior of our restaurants resemble an almost life-size hull of a ship.
Address: 69-B, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Ship, with the reputation of serving the best steak in town, was well served under a unique decorative setting and on top of that, all prices are value for money. The unique exterior of our restaurants resemble an almost life-size hull of a ship.
Address: 46, Jalan Sri Bahari, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Sire Museum Restaurant has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 4, Lebuh King, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Summit is a shopping mall located in Bukit Mertajam.
Address: Jalan Arumugam Pillai, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Nestled in the heart of George Town, The Twelve Cups is set in a heritage building (The Whiteaways Arcade) specialising in coffee and its own creation of unique flavours of the millie crepe cake. Image credits: The Twelve Cups
Address: 12, The Whiteaways Arcade Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Wine Shop offers as much as 800 wine labels from various vineyards around the globe.
Address: 15 & 11A, Lintang Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Xtreme Fitness is a fitness centre located in Tanjung Tokong.
Address: Straits Quay 1, Level 3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 96, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Boasting its panoramic view of Georgetown, Bayview Georgetown features the one and only revolving restaurant and the first roof top bar in Penang. The Revolving Restaurant offers dining and lounge area while the Sky Bar is an open air bar to chill out after a hard day's work. Unique in its own way, the Sky Bar provides a cozy and breezy atmosphere with DJ spinning current and hip music. Description by Bayview Hotel Georgetown
Address: Bayview Georgetown Hotel Level R, 25A Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Boasting its panoramic view of Georgetown, Bayview Georgetown features the one and only revolving restaurant and the first roof top bar in Penang. The Revolving Restaurant offers dining and lounge area while the Sky Bar is an open air bar to chill out after a hard day's work. Unique in its own way, the Sky Bar provides a cozy and breezy atmosphere with DJ spinning current and hip music. Description by Bayview Hotel Georgetown
Address: Bayview Hotel George Town, 25-A, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Who knew that shipping containers could provide an effective space for an indoor restaurant? Jack & Co may just be the first to introduce the container turned cafe concept in George Town. Some of the menu highlights include Chicken Boneless, mango basil cheesecake, carbonara with smoked duck and more.
Address: 42 Jalan Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lebuh Campbell (off Jalan Penang), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Traffic consists of kitchen, bar and music room, beer and cocktail and great spot after long working hours.
Address: 65, Lebuh Bishop, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
To make the most out of your beer session at G Hotel's Tree Bar, head over to the bar from 11am until 9.30pm for its buy one free two promotion.
Address: Ground Floor, Al Fresco Area, G Hotel, 168A, Persiaran Gurney, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Tropical Spice Garden, Lone Crag Villa, Lot 595, Mukim 2, JalanTelukBahang, Teluk Bahang, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 274 Chulia Street, Georgetown Penang, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
A first of its kind in Penang, the school is custom-made with individual purpose-built work stations that allows for a memorable hands-on cooking experience. Under the guidance of experienced and professional chefs - each specialising in Nyonya, Malay and Indian cuisines - you can learn to cook local favourites such as nasi lemak, assam laksa, chicken tandoori and even concoct refreshing spice inspired beverages. Hands-on Cooking Classes Daily - Morning & Afternoon sessions available. Inclusive of garden guided tour Adult RM240 Child RM120 (8-14 years to share station with adult) *24 hour booking required
Address: Tropical Spice Garden,Lone Crag Villa, Lot 595 Mukim 2, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tropical Spice Garden's retail collection includes a sizeable range of unique locally sourced products and Tropical Spice Garden gifts. Apart from its growing collection of fair trade 'orang asli' weaved and carved products, check out their wide range of dried spices and ground spices, collector soft 'ethnic' dolls, spice oils, home fragrances, designer t-shirts and more.
Address: Lone Crag Villa Lot 595 Mukim 2 Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Besar,Bukit Tambun, Simpang Ampat, 14100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 49N,Weld Quay, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: No. 1, Jalan Tanjung Tokong Bersebelahan Dewan JKKK, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA