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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.


Kae Jih Jewellers is a local jewellery shop located on Lebuh Chulia.
Address: 166, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated at 1926 Heritage Hotel, the cafe serves a delightful medley of local and Western cuisine from fried koay teow to chicken chop. A full blown porridge feast is also available here but you need to pre-order a day or two beforehand and for a minimum of eight people per order.
Address: 1926 Heritage Hotel, 227, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 108,Lorong Selamat, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Dato Keramat (Opposite Federal place), Dato Keramat, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Anson, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 1-1-5 Plaza Ivory Halaman Bukit Gambir, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 156, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kaffa Cafe Straits Quay has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: Straits quay, Ground Floor, 3A-G-8, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Well-known for its reflexology services, Kaki Kaki Reflexology is open till late every day throughout the year except on the first day of Chinese New Year. Kaki Kaki Reflexology offers Chinese massage, Thai massage, aroma therapy, foot massage, TCM massage, meridian health, TCM therapy, Spa and more.
Address: 254 Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Highly rated by netizens on social media, the Homestay Kampung Agong is a scenic site to book a night's stay. It boasts an Instagram worthy kampung-style location with traditional wooden houses overlooking paddy fields and coconut trees. For an entrance fee of RM5, visitors can walk or cycle around and make use of the unique photo opportunities such as the giant bird-nest swings.
Address: 841, Bakar Kapur, Kampung Bakar Kapur, 13100 Penaga, Pulau Pinang, MALAYSIA.
Nasi Kandar originated from Tamil Muslims, hawking home-cooked curry dishes and rice from containers slung on both ends of a Kandar (Wooden Stick).
Address: Lebuh Ah Quee, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Mount Erskine, Pulau tikus, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 2, Jalan Pantai Bersih, Bagan Ajam, 13000 Butterworth.
Address: 93,Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Kapitan Keling's Tomb is the restored ruins of a mausoleum at Kampung Kolam, George Town. It is the tomb of Cauder Mydin Merican, the leader of the Indian Muslim community, known as Kapitan Keling, who founded the Kapitan Keling Mosque. The Merican clan was one of the wealthiest families of Tamil Muslims to have settled in George Town.
Address: Jalan Kampung Kolam, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Kapitan Keling Mosque along Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling is one of the well known mosques in Penang. Before the Penang State Mosque is built, the Kapitan Keling Mosque was used as the state mosque.
Address: Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kapok is a cotton-like material which comes from the seed pods of the kapok tree (Ceiba pentandra) which grows in the wild in Malaysia. This is used as a natural filling for pillows, mattresses and bolsters.
Address: Chin Huat, 78 Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kar Yin Fee Kuan is a Hakka district association of clansmen from the Kar Yin District of Guangdong Province in southern China. It is founded in 1801. The present building of the Kar Yin Fee Kuan dates to 1939.
Address: 24, King Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Oriental Hotel Basement 105, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kassim Nasi Kandar has been in the food business for a couple of decades. Today, the menu and recipes remain, as authenticity is the ingredient to their success. Try out their nasi kandar or complement it with roti canai, murtabak, mee goreng or nasi goreng.
Address: 221, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
A slick Japanese restaurant set in a mixture of pale and bold timber walls, illuminated by warm yellow lighting with a Japanese touch. Kaze Japanese Restaurant is housed at Penang's mainland, Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, offering fresh Japanese goodness and set lunches ranging from 25++. Image credit: Kenhuntsfood
Address: 20 & 22, Jalan Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 55, Gurney Drive, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Kek Guan is a local arts and crafts shop that specialises in antiques.
Address: 141, 143 & 145, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Seven Terraces Stewart Lane, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 48,Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lorong Batu Bukit, Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, MALAYSIA
Address: 80,Jalan Penang (junction of Sri Bahari road), Pulau tikus, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 160,Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 86 Lebuh Kimberly, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 113,Lebuh Melayu, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Kurau, Prai, 13700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kek Lok Si Temple is the most well known temple on the island and also known as Temple of Supreme Bliss and was founded in 1890. The temple consists of prayer halls, pagodas and bell towers .
Address: Kek Lok Si Temple, Air Itam, 11500 Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Kek Lok Si , Air Itam, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 382 & 384 Jalan Penang, Jalan Penang, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 43, Jalan Kelawei, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kenangan Silam Enterprise is a local antique shop located on Lebuh Carnarvon.
Address: 35, Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Keng Sheng Goldsmith & Jewellery is a local goldsmith shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 44, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bukit Mertajam Railway Station is a train station in the town of Bukit Mertajam. Although it was first built in the early 20th century, it has been renovated a number of times. It is the last station for trains from the south before they pull into the Butterworth Railway Station.
Address: KTM Butterworth, 12000 Butterworth, Penang
If you're hunting for a 24-hour nasi kandar joint in Batu Ferringhi, head over to Khaleel Nasi Kandar for its signature dish as well as murtabak, paratha and roti canai.
Address: Mutiara Apartment, Jalan Sungai Emas, Batu Feringghi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Batu Lanchang Market, Jelutong, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 80 Jalan Penang, Jalan Penang, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Khong Seng is a Chinese medical hall located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 154, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Khoo Kongsi is the mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in Penang and it is a large Chinese clanhouse. The temple was rebuilt in 1920 after it was burnt down in 1894.
Address: 18, Cannon Square, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: MKK9-914, Jalan Permatang Tengah, 13000 Butterworth.
The "Kids on Bicycle" mural located at Lebuh Armenian is painted by Ernest Zacharevic, a young Lithuania-born artist.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Founded by seamstress Madam Lim Swee Kim, Kim Fashion is a local kebaya store located in Gurney Plaza.
Address: 170-04-77 Gurney Plaza, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kimchi Restaurant has ceased operation until further notice.
Address: 2C, Jalan Tanjung Bungah (Opposite Copthorne Hotel), Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The former King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Building is now used as Museum at Macalister, a branch of the Penang State Museum.
Address: 57, Macalister Road, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
King Street Temple is a Taoist temple run by the Cantonese and Hakka community. It was divided into three bays, with ornate windows in the middle bay. On the other side of the temple are side bays which act as living quarters.
Address: 30-40 Lebuh King, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tua Pek Kong Temple is a Taoist temple within the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located at 32, 32A & 34 King Street, sandwiched between the Heong San Hoay Kuan and the Nin Yong Temple, and it gave King Street its Chinese name, Kuin-Tang Tua Pek Kong Kay, meaning Cantonese Tua Pek Kong Temple Street.
Address: 32, 32A & 34 King Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Cititel Hotel Penang, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 77, Lebuh Bishop, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 229 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Koh Sum Footwear is a local shoe shop located on Jalan Dato Keramat.
Address: 48 Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
*KOI Japanese has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 170-02-59&60, 2nd floor, Gurney Plaza, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kok Seng Antique is a local antique shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 74, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Komtar consists of retail outlets, transportation hub and administrative office for the Penang State Government. Komtar is one of the cutting-edge buildings in Penang.
Address: 1, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (KOMTAR) is Penang's tallest building that currently houses local retail shops and administrative office. Image courtesy of Lim Khoon Weng
Address: Magazine Road, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kongsoon House is a commercial building at the corner of Church Street and Beach Street. It was built in 1914. It supplies mining, industrial machinery, catering to the booming tin industry. The façade facing Church street has a centralised front with pediment and projecting balconies on the first and second floor.
Address: Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
One Tall, Double Shot, Decaf Espresso KOPI 'O' KAU!
Address: Lebuh Kimberly, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kopitiam is a tribute to the old fashioned coffee shops and it is a casual space for people to hang out whilst enjoying a cup of local kopi (coffee) or teh (tea) with a traditional Hainanese breakfast of bread (toasted/steamed), 'kaya' (egg jam) and butter with soft boiled eggs. At Kopitiam, they have traditional kopitiam offerings as well as their own range of big breakfast, big bowls and big baskets.
Address: Ground floor, Loke Thye Kee, 2, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located within the restored heritage Loke Thye Kee Building (built in 1929), Kopitiam serves items from a traditional coffee shop like local beverages with a selection of sandwiches & salads.
Address: Ground Floor, Loke Thye Kee Building, 2 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The very first restaurant set in a historic and iconic landmark of Penang. Enjoy both local and international flavours at this unique restaurant right in the Fort Cornwallis.
Address: Fort Cornwallis Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ku Zheng Tse Temple is a newly built Buddhist temple in Seberang Jaya. The grand architecture of the temple emits an image of a Central Thai Temple. In the temple, there is a pavilion with donation tablets for the Gods and a huge shrine hall for devotees to pay their respects.
Address: Plot 8, Lorong Jelawat 4, Seberang Jaya, 13700 Perai, Penang.
Along the left side of Jalan Bharu is a tiny shop where fresh 'baulu' is baked daily. The mixture ingredients is spooned into moulds and baked in an oven.
Address: Jalan Bharu, Balik Pulau, 11010, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kun Kee Food Industries is a George Town success story of a small coffee roaster that has expanded and diversified its products for the export market. The company's famous blend of 'Kopi O' is sold in coffeeshops throughout Malaysia and consist of coffee beans roasted with sugar, margarine, salt and sesame seeds.
Address: 20 Hong Kong Street, George Town, 10100 Penang, MALAYSIA
Bodhi Heart Sanctuary is a non-sectarian Buddhist Society located in Tanjung Tokong. The sanctuary offers a wide variety of spiritual programs to assist in discovering a more balanced, meaningful and fulfilling lifestyle, one of which includes a Kundalini yoga class.
Address: Bodhi Heart Sanctuary, 677-G, Jalan Mount Erskine, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Kungfu Girl" is a giant mural of a girl trying to lift herself up with both her hands on the window.
Address: Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 295B Jalan Burmah, Pulau Tikus 10350 (opposite Police station), Pulau tikus, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
*Kwang Sang House has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: 36, Lebuh Leith, George Town, Penang., George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA