Category Archives: Food

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Stores In Penang

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is a coffee shop chain established in 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA. It was founded by Herbert Hyman, who, with his wife discovered quality coffee while honeymooning in Sweden. This sparked his decision to import, roast and sell gourmet coffee in Los Angeles. Over the years, The Coffee Bean & Tea… Read More »

JJ Garden Food Court, Tanjung Bungah, Penang

JJ Garden is a newly opened food court in Tanjung Bungah, Penang. Officially opened on 20 October 2021, JJ Garden is located roughly behind the Tanjung Bungah Market (Address: Jalan Sungai Kelian, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Penang. Tel: 012-4823909). It is slightly off the main road, but is pretty easy to find. There are also ample car park spaces… Read More »

Ong Cheng Huat Seafood, Butterworth, Penang

Ong Cheng Huat Seafood is a popular restaurant in Butterworth, Penang. Located in a village area off Jalan Bagan Lallang, customers will have to drive through some narrow village roads to reach the restaurant. Its address is: 6093, Kampung Pokok Keras, 13400 Butterworth, Penang (Tel: 012-4535188). It is best to use Google Maps or Waze to navigate to… Read More »

Emily’s Steakhouse, Georgetown, Penang

Looking for a good British steak meal in Penang? Go to Emily’s Steakhouse in the heart of Georgetown (Address: 89, Lebuh Muntri, 10200 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 019-8396630). The owner of the restaurant, Emily, was born in Penang, and she came back from the UK to open a branch of her restaurant here in March 2019 (The first Emily’s… Read More »

Yit Hooi Cafe, Georgetown, Penang

Yit Hooi Cafe (or Kedai Kopi Yit Hooi) is a traditional Penang kopitiam (coffee shop) located right at the traffic light junction of Jalan Jelutong and Jalan Sungai Pinang (Address: 56, Jalan Jelutong, 11600 Georgetown, Penang). It is about 5 minutes’ walk from the Toyota Service Centre (Sungai Pinang branch), and the Hyundai Penang Service Centre (sharing the… Read More »

Northam Beach Cafe

Northam Beach Cafe is a food court located along the beach stretch of Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah (Address: 58, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050 Georgetown, Penang). The road, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah is formerly known as Northam Road, where the food court got its name from. Northam Beach Cafe is open in the evening, roughly around 5.30PM to… Read More »

Sushi Mentai Restaurant Branches In Penang

Nowadays, Japanese food is becoming popular in Penang (and Malaysia). There are many Japanese restaurant chains around Penang. One such Japanese restaurant is Sushi Mentai, which aims to bring quality and affordable Japanese food to its customers, in a modern and casual environment. Sushi Mentai got its name from Mentaiko, a fish roe dish lightly flavoured with sauce.… Read More »

The Garden Lebanon Restaurant, Tanjung Bungah, Penang

If you are looking for a different gastronomical experience in Penang, The Garden Lebanon Restaurant in Tanjung Bungah is a wonderful option. The restaurant specializes in serving authentic Middle Eastern food. It is located along Jalan Tanjung Bungah, roughly opposite Flamingo Hotel and Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort. The full address of The Garden Lebanon is No. 15, Jalan… Read More »

SureWin Cafe, Tanjung Bungah, Penang

Note: SureWin Cafe is now closed permanently, since mid-July 2021. It is unfortunately that its business was badly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Movement Control Orders (MCO) that the country is going through. I have written this post quite some time ago, but have neglected to post it. Anyway, I decided to go ahead and post… Read More »

Mama Kim Sauna Mee, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

Mama Kim Sauna Mee (or Mama Kim Wellness Kitchen) is a restaurant with a focus on serving healthy food. It is located on the ground floor of the Golden View Serviced Apartments building (Address: Golden View Serviced Apartments, Ground Floor, No. 2, Jalan Pantai Molek, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Penang. Tel: 04-8991163). The restaurant proudly holds to its core… Read More »