Dark and Silent street,stand a small warm light and full of people surround the light.Go closely is an old man making food string with stick to let the customer boil.Beside,''Lok Lok uncle'' is old man also had made different sauce for moisten with the food after boiled. The old vendor business almost 40 years,and owner always keep the price cheaper than other.This vendor is locate at Batu Maung,and he only show out at every Tuesday after night market finish.
Hakka people has their favourite dishes called " LeiCha ", the Hakka Tree chained restaurant has this dish in their menu, they even have 3 choices for you, either served original with soup, with noodle or with rice.
The restaurant we visited in Gurney Plazza has only opened last week.
It has other branches in Tesco Sungai Pinang and Queensbay Mall ( Kiosk )
Favorite Dish: Hakka Thunder Tea Original
Salted Fish Cake Noodle
Dried Noodle served with Yong Taufu
Taking Japanese meal, I like all the food except bamboo shoot which I do not like the smell. Kampachi Japanese Restaurant is among the most famous Japanese Restaurant known to the Japanese food diners in Penang. I am been there more than ten times, with family and colleague.
Favorite Dish: Almost all. If you like Japanese food, you are most happy this is the place full of cooked, raw, grilled, deep fried, boiled, hot and cold and etc.
The relaxed atmosphere in Penang gives us a great opportunity to have breakfast at a coffee shop with tables and seats set outside of the coffee shop with refreshing air (not polluted).
Food is cheap and cost not more then RM$3-4 per bowl.
However, do careful of snatch thief went doing so. Do not carry with you any valuables. Leave it in the hotel room's safe.
Gurney Drive in Penang is world famous and, so, the food prices there are much higher then elsewhere in Penang Island.
It is in an open air environment and may be affected by weather. When I was there, it started to drizzle and many customers rush to go under the umbrella.
If you do not have to time to go around Penang to look for the best food, this would be a very convenient place to patronise as most of the famous food can be found here.
Prices are much higher as mentioned and the food is not top rated. Services is rather fast when you order the food as much of the food has already been pre-prepared.
This shop specialise in Fried Fish Head Bee Hoon and has alot of local patrons.
We ordered a plate of Fried Fish Head Bee Hoon for RM$6.00. I came with 6-8 pieces of fish meat fried in flour batter and mixed in to the Bee Hoon (noodle). It is pretty good.
We noticed the locals ordered a whole plate of Fried Fish Head / Prawn separately from the Bee Hoon but, alas, we are already full.
We ordered the 2 pieces of Fried Prawn (RM$20) and it came with 2 pieces of fish meat. The Prawns are rather large and tasty.
For RM$8, you can have a plate of Fried Oyster Omelette with plenty of oyster serving. When we ordered it, we were expecting a few pieces of oyster but, to our surprise, there was a generous serving of oyster in the omelette.
The Oysters were fresh and you can feel the juice in your mouth with every piece of oyster that you bite into.
Penang Assam Laksa is quite different from the version I had tried in Singapore. The noodle is very springy and the gravy is diluted compared to Singapore.
Penang White Coffee is good.
Most of the stalls operates from 7:00pm onwards.
'' Yam Joe Cha'' is Chinese best breakfast ,In Penang most advanced age like it,and they can't less the warm tea for every dish.From every year of the Mooncake Festival,this restaurant will hanging a thousand lanterns to their ceiling for decor and for sale.
Favorite Dish: Warm bum
This is just a roadside hawker stall (those on push carts) but this is where Penang's famous Chulia Street Wanton Noodles (at the junction of Chulia Street and Carnavon Street in front of the furniture shop) is located. The noodles are springy and its secret is in the dark soy sauce that the stall put on the noodles.There isn't any name for this shop. Locals know it as 'that famous Chulia Street wanton noodles in front of the furniture shop'. Opened only at night, and usually one has to wait 20-30 minutes.
Nice, fresh and cheap seafood by the beach. Very friendly staff. The owners of this stall started off as fishermen but decided that instead of selling their freshly caught fish and crabs to other restaurants, why not set up their own restaurant? And thus Hao You Seafood restaurant is born.
You can choose to sit on the beach if you don't mind getting your shoes all sandy, or sit a little somewhat 'inside' if less sandy floors are preferred.
While there, also try a satay stall next to this seafood restaurant.
Favorite Dish: Everything.
This restaurant is rather special because it served 42 kind of set meal and more than 150 type of ala-carte menu. The menu displyed the meal is colourful pictures that help you to place your order. It is located on the 2nd floor of One Stop Midland Park. According to the owner, they have already in business since 2003.
Fine western style dining on Strawberry Hill, which itself is on Penang Hill. A peaceful serene eatery in an old British-style building surrounded by a simple but beautifully landscaped garden, and overlooking the Penang Bridge. Fine place for a steak or seafood, or dessert and coffee. The prices are a bit steep though, but I suppose someone's gotta pay for the view.
Below the restaurant place is a bar-type open-air terrace where one can have a beer or just drinks. Also owned by David Brown.
This restaurant receives a high 4.5 on Trip Advisor and is rated as No. 8 in Penang.
I loved the surroundings - nice greenery. The food was ok. I guess if you had not had such good local food as hubby and I on our day out with Swee Long then you could be excused for thinking this restaurant was the best. Our new friends thought it was pretty good.... and it was.... but we had other tastes to compare it with and to be honest, it just was not up there with the top local food that we had. (Check out my day out with Swee Long travelogue).
Anyway, nevertheless, I would recommend the Batu Ferringhi Garden Restaurant as we enjoyed the cozy atmosphere and the food was pretty good ;o) Plus it was an easy walk along the beach to the left from the Parkroyal Hotel.
Magic 1 Restaurant right on the main street of Batu Ferrenghi opposite the Golden Sands Resort was my favourite restaurant. We visited 2 times. The first time I had a Lamb Shank in thick tomato sauce and the meat was tender, tasty and fell off the bone. It was the best Lamb Shank that I have ever had. See Pic 2. I am drooling right now thinking about it! :o)
The second time we went, our friend had the same and Howie had Lobster (Pic 3). The Lobster was supurb.
I can see why it has rave reviews on Trip Advisor, earning a big 4 and voted the 11th best restaurant in Penang. The atmosphere was comfortable, food delicious, decorations tasteful and staff attentative. (See Pic 4).
I highly recommend this restaurant.
What amazing food at this little place. The choices are mind boggling – everything from Roti to Tandori – Rice to Dahl – and all very, very fresh. We ate here a couple of times and the place was always packed with locals – even lining up down the sidewalk. Highly recommend the roti with chicken – spicy – cooked freshly and brought to the table.
Favorite Dish: Tandori and Roti were spectacular.
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