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.

Located at Penang Times Square, M2 Club is a popular night spot known for its rotation of live performances and DJ nights.
Address: B2, Entertainment City, Penang Times Square, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
A brand new boutique hotel located within the vicinity of George Town. All their 20 rooms range from classic suites to signature adjoining rooms, featuring an artistic blend of designer and contemporary heritage aesthetics.
Address: 71 Lorong Macalister, Georgetown, Penang, 10400, Malaysia
Address: Macallum Street (In front of Kedai Kopi Sin Hong Leong), George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Every Monday night, make your way to Macallum Street Night Market for a dose of local street food, wholesale clothes and more.
Address: Address Lintang Macallum 1, Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Magazine Road Heritage Row was built in the early part of the 20th century.
Address: Magazine road, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The wall mural "Magic" depicts a frightened little girl over a magic show performed by a magician.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mahjong (The game of sparrows) a favourite pastime for the elderly.
Address: Lorong Stewart, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Founded by fashion designer Jing Ooi, Maison de Poupee is a bridal designers shop located on Upper Penang Road.
Address: 38-5, Farquhar Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Both a café and a pastry shop, Mak Ee Café is known for its range of pastries such as chicken pot pie, Portuguese egg tarts and more.
Address: 122F, Lorong Hutton, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 7176, Permatang Tinggi B, Jalan Paya Keladi 3, Taman Paya Keladi, 13200 Kepala Batas.
The Kedah Royal Mausoleum is part of Kedah's Malay Sultanate heritage. This mausoleum was founded by Almarhum Tunku Sulaiman Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdullah Mukarram Shah before 1821. On 12 November 1821, Armada Siam from Ligur invaded and conquered Kedah. Sultan Ahamd Tajuddin Halim Shah II, the Sultan of Kedah at the time, fled from his house in Pulau Tiga to this area and was rescued by his younger brother Tunku Sulaiman before seeking protection from the British in Penang. This area has been designated as an endowment land by the British.
Address: Kampong Kota, Permatang Pasir, Penang.
Address: 26 & 28 Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Customs Building or Malayan Railway Building was built in the 20th century. Completed in 1907, it was often called the "only railway station in the world without a railway". because passengers buying train tickets are transferred onto the railway ferry to cross the sea where they catch the train in Butterworth.
Address: China Street Ghaut, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The unique experience begins by visiting a wet market, just like most locals do, to check out the fresh ingredients for cooking. After that proceed to the cooking school located in Tropical Spice Garden in which planted with over 500 species of tropical plants including spices. The Malaysian cooking demonstration will be conducted by award-winning chef, in the kitchen overlooking the stunning view of the bay of Teluk Bahang. Enjoy the food you helped cooked afterwards. Duration of tour: 5 hours
Address: Penang, MALAYSIA
Specialising in Benggali bread, Maliia Bakery is a local bakery located in George Town.
Address: 114, Jalan Transfer, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
This sculpture is officially known as "Even if Handicapped, Still Love Me". It depicts a disabled cat which is being carted on a trolley.
Address: Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 23, Lorong Cengal 3, Taman Cengal, 13400 Butterworth.
Address: 31-D Lorong Abu Siti, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lorong Susu, (Next to the Sun Yat Sen centre on Jalan Macalister), George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lorong Delima 3, Island Glades, George Town, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 96-G-1, Prima Tanjung, Tanjung Tokong, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: TBP 2504, Jalan Bukit Tambun, 14100 Simpang Ampat.
Specialising in all things ukulele, Manuel Ukulele offers a wide selection of good quality ukuleles imported from reputable brands from Kamaka to Hawaii Kai. Apart from ukulele, the shop also sells instructional materials, strings, accessories and many more. Description by Manuel Ukulele
Address: 70, Lorong Kinta, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Maple Palace Restaurant specialises in a wide range of Chinese and Cantonese dishes, with its renowned famous Chinese and Cantonese recipes, which have been preserved through generations. Their dishes incorparates the great artisanal food of Malaysia, China and the world, honouring many different Asian cooking traditions as well as adding its own interpretation of unique culinary skills. Image credits: Maple Palace Restaurant
Address: 47, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
2km from the district office along Jalan Sungai Pinang is the Thendayabani Muthumariamman Hindu Temple. The oldest temple built by the Chettiar Indians of Balik Pulau. Dedicated to Lord Subramaniam and to Mariamman, a female deity, the temple's biggest feast is Vaigasi celebrated over three days in May.
Address: Jalan Air Putih, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Pantai Mas is formally a coconut plantation, and now an overgrown wasteland. Accessing Pantai Mas with fishing boats is only available during high tides. Alternative access is through the trails from United Hokkien Cemetery or the longer ridge trail starting from Teluk Bahang. The easier walking trail will be from Pantai Acheh village which will take about 45 minutes.
Address: Teluk Bahang. 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Masjid Abdullah Fahim is one of the prominent landmarks of Kepala Batas. Beautifully located in Bertam, the mosque was mooted by the Honourable 5th Prime Minister, Tun Adbullah Bin Ahmad Badawi and was completed on 28 September 2012.
Address: 13100 Kepala Batas, Penang.
Masjid Jamek Haji Abdul Rashid Sungai Dua is noted for its fine wood carvings of floral motif which adorn its windows. According to the local people, the mosque already existed in the 1950s.
Address: Jalan Besar, Permatang Sungai Dua, 13220 Butterworth, Penang.
The newly refurbished Masjid Maqbul is located in Teluk Kumbar, Penang. Today, the 70-year-old mosque is able to accommodate over 2,000 worshippers at a time as compared to the mosque's previous capacity of 800 before the renovation.
Address: Jalan Kampung Masjid,Teluk Kumbar, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Tuan Samad, a religious teacher who lived in Permatang Sungai Dua built this mosque in the 1930s. The original structure was built using wood while the pillars and the floor were made of limestone.
Address: Seberang Perai Utara Kepala Batas, 13220 Penang.
Address: Lone Pine Hotel, 97, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 62, Jalan Pemenang, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Maxim’s Cake House & Bakery is a local bakery in George Town.
Address: 294, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Kulim, Taman Jaya, 14000 Bukit Mertajam.
Address: Level 4, Megamall Pinang, No.2828 , Jalan Baru, Bandar Perai Jaya, Seberang Jaya, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
A four-storey shopping mall situated in the mainland of Penang. Megamall Pinang provides shopping excitement with a variety of choices ranging from beauty and healthcare, books and stationery, electrical appliances, fashion, home decor, food and beverages and more. Image credit: Megamall Pinang
Address: 2828 Kompleks Megamall Pinang Jalan Baru, Bandar Perai Jaya, Seberang Perai, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Built since 1985, Mengkuang Dam is the biggest dam in Penang, located in Seberang Perai. The Mengkuang Dam is 10 times the size of the Air Itam Dam, with a capacity of 23.5 million cubic meters.
Address: Bukit Mertajam, Seberang Perai, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Meromictic Lake comprising freshwater and saltwater is located in the Penang National Park. This phenomenon is a rarity where only three in Asia and one in Malaysia exist. Meromictic describes a condition where two layers of liquids (salty sea water and fresh water) of different density and temperature combine but remain separated. The Meromictic Lake only occurs between May to August in the year.
Address: Pantai Kerachut, Penang National Park
Address: Tanjung City Marina (Beside Jetty Bus Terminal), 8A Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Metro Bike offers bicycle rentals for RM20 that can be used throughout the day. The bicycle rental fee includes safety helmet, safety jacket, bicycle lock and PA insurance.
Address: Tanjung City Marina 8A Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mews Café prepares food made from the freshest local produce for a menu inspired by Asian cuisine combined with a selection of tasty international favourites. With inside and al fresco dining, the café sits comfortably at the entrance to Muntri Mews and is popular with locals and visitors alike. Beers and latte served all day. Muntri Mews combines the clean lines and textures of contemporary design in a laid back tonal palate that is rich in character, with its warm cozy ambience. It encapsulates the grand terrace lives of Muntri Street residents in the early years of last century. Antique, deco and retro furniture and a tropical jungle garden make this both a convenient base to explore all that Penang has to offer and a perfect escape from the urban delights of this amazing merchant town. Image and description by Mews Café
Address: 77, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Miami Beach is a stretch of coastline in Batu Ferringhi, Penang. It lies between Shamrock Beach to the east and Moonlight Bay to the west.This area was a favourite picnic and camping spot in the 1960s and early 70s.
Address: Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Midlands One-Stop Shopping Centre is a shopping mall located on Jalan Burma.
Address: Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Taman Tun Sardon, 11700 Gelugor, Pulau Pinang, MALAYSIA.
Aside from its popular trishaw egg tart, Ming Xiang Tai Pastry Shop also sells yam puffs, chicken floss pastry, wedding cookies and more.
Address: Branch : No. 26 Armenian Street Ghaut, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Aside from its popular trishaw egg tart, Ming Xiang Tai Pastry Shop also sells yam puffs, chicken floss pastry, wedding cookies and more.
Address: Head Office : 133. Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Aside from its popular trishaw egg tart, Ming Xiang Tai Pastry Shop also sells yam puffs, chicken floss pastry, wedding cookies and more.
Address: Branch : 1-G-23A, Suntech @ Penang Cybercity, Lintang Mayang Pasir 3, Bayan Baru, 11950, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 1st Floor, G-Hotel, 168A Persiaran Gurney, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mish Mash Penang is a quaint pub set in the heart of George Town. Serving a variety of beverages, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, Mish Mash specializes in cocktails and mocktails of all flavours. Image credits: Mish Mash Penang
Address: 24 Muntri Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA (5.419920,100.336163)
Address: 102-D-6, New World Park Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Tesco Tanjung Pinang G3, Ground Floor No 1, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjong Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Cash only
Address: 2C, Lebuh Melayu, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Masjid (Off Chulia Street), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mohd Ariff Mansion is a Malay Straits Eclectic built in the mid 19th century by Mohd Ariff Mohd Tajoodin, one of the 19th century Malay millionaires.
Address: 156, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
MOIS has ceased operations until further notice.
Address: Wisma Boon Siew, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated on Jalan Nagor, Mon Delice Patisserie offers a variety of cakes and pastries such as café caramel cake, devil’s cookies and more.
Address: 36, Jalan Servis, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang, MALAYSIA.
Money - changing is a highly competitive business and there are about 60 - 70 licensed money - changers in George Town alone ! George Town's money - changers are a close - knit Indian Muslim community with about a third of them originating from the same village in India. Ameer Hamsa's father started his own business in 1940; apart from money-changing, the shop's speaciality is also in dealing in antique coins and notes.
Address: M.S.K.M. Mohamed Haniffa Forex, 59, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Monkey Beach, originally named Teluk Duyung, is located in the Penang National Park. As its name suggests, There are some Crab-eating Macaque that lives there
Address: Jalan Hassan Abbas, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Monkey Cup Garden is closed for renovation. The Monkey Cup Garden is a garden specializing in pitcher plants. Most plants originating from the deep jungles of Malaysia and Indonesia as well as from Madagascar and Brazil.
Address: Penang Hill, Ayer Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
The wooden furniture that rests against the bare cemented walls of Monkeycup lends a nearly industrial feel to this new cafe. Despite its modish appearance, the cafe dedicates their weekdays on Thai food such as som tum (green papaya salad), phat thai (stir fried rice noodles) and crab fried rice. On weekends, expect croissant and cakes to fill your table.
Address: 36C, Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Montana Dance and Art Centre offers three types of adult dance classes such as latin dance, fitness dance and street dance. For the kids, sign them up for kids latin salsa, kids zumba, kids K-Pop and kids hip hop.
Address: First branch : 280-2, Jalan Dato Ismail Hashim, Sg. Ara, Bayan Lepas 11900 Penang. Second branch: 9b, Jalan Tanjung Jaya 1, 12300 Butterworth. (Behind Public Bank)
Address: 163D-1-02 Gurney Paragon Mall, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
It is the gateway to the 19th Century country house of the famous millionaire best remembered for building the Queen Victoria Memorial Clocktower at the Esplanade.
Address: Waterfall Road, George Town, 11300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Moonlight bay, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringih, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Mount Erskine, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Swing away your clubs at Seberang Perai's Mountain View Golf Resort. Golfers can enjoy the scenic environment and peaceful ambience whilst honing their skills at this challenging 18 - hole course.
Address: 340 Mukim 3, Jalan Perindustrian Valdor, Seberang Perai Selatan, 14200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Customers call me Mr. Goh Kah Kee Five foot way were meant to protect pedestrians from the hot sun and rain. With the influx of immigrants, work increasingly became hard to find. Many of the old and unemployed thus began using these corridors to set up small businesses instead. The Hokkiens began calling these ‘Goh Ka Ki’ or ‘Five Foot Way’ trades.
Address: Jalan Transfer, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
MS Cake House is a local bakery in George Town.
Address: 72, Lebuh Presgrave, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Watch the sun go down and party into the early hours with great food and wine at this vibrant venue!
Address: Tanjong City MarinaChurch Street Pier8A Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Municipal Fountain was donated by Koh Seang Tat in 1883.
Address: Light Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Get a resort like feel right in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage Site. This beautiful world class boutique hotel is tucked amid luxurious landscape and offers wide and spacious rooms to their guests.
Address: 127 , 129, 131A – F, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, Malaysia
A good way to visit the museums in Penang at a discounted price. The Museum Adventure Pass, available from the Penang Tourist Centre located at the Penang Port Commission, is a sightseeing card offering special discounts at over 20 thematic museums in Penang including the Camera Museum, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Made in Penang Interactive Museum, Teddy Ville Museum Penang and more. Along with a museum trail guide, the museum adventure pass and guide introduces 20 must-visit current and upcoming museums in Penang that includes Colonial Penang Museum, Train Museum, Cheah Kongsi Interpretative Museum and more. Image credits: Colonial Museum Penang
Address: Penang Tourist Centre Penang Port Commission (Ground Floor Arcade) Pesara King Edward, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Penang Botanic Gardens, Jalan Kebun Bunga, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
In the village of Titi Teras you will see a walled Muslim cemetery filled with pointed granite tombstones and a carved wooden funeral hearse which is used to transport the diseased from the home to the cemetery. Further on is the Masjid An-Nur, a recently renovated mosque used for daily prayers and occasions such as marriages and funerals. In November, to commemorate the Holy Pilgrimage 'Hari Raya Haji', one can witness the sacrifice of goats and cows at the mosque compound.
Address: Masjid Balik Pulau, Pekan Balik Pulau, Balik Pulau, 11020, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 143, Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
My Natural Crystal Gallery has one of Asia's largest private collection of natural crystal under one roof showcasing unique and exquisite pieces never seen before. The collection of over thousand pieces of natural exquisite crystals started over more than 10 years period.
Address: 15, Lorong Baru, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA