A Food Paradise
Penang does unique like nowhere else. With chic interiors that are as tempting as the food itself, we’ve rounded up some of the food spots to visit, all within 10 minutes from Courtyard by Marriott Hotel!
Crème De La Crème
Fellow lovers of this artisanal ice cream maker can rejoice as Crème De La Crème has recently opened its first Penang outlet. The modern, all white store offers 18 unique flavours at a time, with a repertoire that includes Barley Lime, Tau Foo Fah, Matcha and a range of handcrafted Petit Gateaux, plus a number of sorbets. All ice creams are made with 100% natural ingredients, no artificial flavourings, colourings and preservatives.
Address: 203C, Jalan Hutton, George Town, Penang
Opening hours: 12pm – 10pm (Sun – Thur),
12pm – 11pm (Fri – Sat)
The Table Penang
Fill your tummies with hearty meals when you visit The Table Penang. Housed inside an unassuming restaurant, the restaurant is home to Western food with a fresh twist, scrumptious desserts and delectable drinks. With their generous portions and wide variety of choices, everyone in the family will be able to order to their heart’s content. The Grilled Chicken with Black Pepper sauce, salad, coleslaw and mashed potatoes comes highly recommended!
Address: 27, Lebuh Carnarvon, Penang
Opening Hours: 12pm – 11pm
This rustic cafe located within the creative hub of Hin Bus Depot is decorated with vintage finds while embracing floor-to-ceiling glass walls that connect the space to natural surroundings. Some of their must-tries include Honey Mustard Glazed Chicken Burger and Masak Lemak Cili Api With Chicken.
Address: 31A, Hin Bus Depot, Jalan Gurdwara, Penang.
Opening hours: 11.30 – 9.30pm (Closed on Mondays)
This stylish cafe, with its elements of wood and natural colour palette, has become a one-stop-shop for refueling, whether it’s a latte to-go or delicious homemade ice cream and gelato. The cafe also serves up a substantial menu with produce given the same respect as the best sourced beans. Must try dessert: The Matcha Lava Cake!
Address: Wellings Mansion, 67, Jalan Sultan
Ahmad Shah, Georgetown, Penang
Opening hours: 8am – 5pm (closed on Sundays)
Stairs The World (Specialty Outlet)
This noteworthy cafe brews up an amazing range of specialty coffee and basic coffee. There’s also an extensive menu of chocolate, matcha and floral tea drinks for non-coffee drinkers. If you have been craving for croissants and waffles, then you’ll love their version of this hybrid delight. Called Croffles, you can choose from six available flavours including Nutella Banana Croffles and Ice Cream Croffles.
Address: Level 2, 218, Tropicana Macalister,
George Town, Penang,
Opening hours: 9am – 11pm (daily)
Perfect for brunch, a quick lunch or a generous dinner, the cafe serves up a good mix of local and Indonesian cuisines. Inspired by the icon, P. Ramlee and his works, you’ll find the place proudly displaying the late actor’s photographs and memorabilia. Choose from the menu dishes named after some of his famous movies such as the ‘Nasi Lemak Ibu Mertuaku’, ‘Pak Belalang’s Beef Rendang’ or ‘Nasi Goreng Bujang Lapuk’!
Address: 43 Campbell Street, Penang
Opening Hours: 7am – 11pm