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10 Best Places To Toss Yee Sang In Penang

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Hello, fam! Are you guys excited for Chinese New Year? ‘Cause we are! Chinese New Year decorations are already up in most shopping malls and they’re looking beautiful! Have you visited Gurney Plaza yet? During this festive season, there are so many traditions that we need to keep up with including tossing yee sang! Fun to toss, fun to eat! We are bringing you theΒ 10 Best Places To Toss Yee Sang In Penang!

Cover Image & Picture by Pamper.my

Yee sang is a very colourful dish. Normally, it comes with raw fish, shredded vegetables, crackers, and sauces. Back in the days, it was considered a poor man’s food. It was not so easy back then, so instead of having big meals, they opted for yee sang with vegetables from their very own garden. Some of the vegetables include cucumbers, carrots, leeks, and turnips!

Each ingredient in yee sang has its own symbolisation. All good things, of course! Cucumbers symbolise good returns, carrots symbolise gold and fortune, and so much more! When you are tossing yee sang, it is important to make a mess out of it. The messier, the better! The higher you toss, the better your life will be! So, are you ready? Let’s get this list started!

10 Best Places To Toss Yee Sang In Penang

1. Golden Phoenix

Photo: Golden Phoenix (Facebook)

Start your tossin’ season at Golden Phoenix with your family! Golden Phoenix is located in Hotel Equatorial. There are different types of yee sang that you can go for including abalone, salmon, and lobster! If you can’t pick, you can try out abalone and salmon together. Price starts at RM 128. By the way, they have Forever Sumptuous Set Menu too! All their set menus are for 10 people and it is also inclusive of a Prosperity Yee Sang. Price starts from RM 1688. Time to get fancy!

πŸ’°Β  Price starts at RM 128 |Β πŸ“… Available now

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, Mondays to Fridays, 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

πŸ“± 04 643 8111

2. Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant

Photo: Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant (Facebook)

There’s yee sang in Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant too! The award-winning Japanese restaurant serves yee sang since the 15th January 2018 but the last day is unknown. Prosperity Japanese Yee Sang comes at two prices, RM 68 + for two to three people, and RM 98 + for four to five people. As expected, their version of yee sang comes with fresh slices of salmon. Edo Ichi Japanese Restaurant is a must visit for your family if you love Japanese food!

πŸ’° Price starts at RM 68 |Β πŸ“… Available now

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

πŸ’» Facebook | πŸ“±Β 04 890 3199

3. Corner Keng

Photo: Corner Keng (Facebook)

Tucked in Precinct 10, Corner King is a gorgeous restaurant filled with greens. Their Chinese New Year menu starts on the 29th January to 12th February 2019. It comes with eight dishes comprising of yee sang, prawns, fishes, and even desserts! Add-on yee sang in Corner Keng costs only RM 38 for the small size and RM 68 for the big size. The large yee sang comes with salmon and abalone slices! Honestly, the price for the small size yee sang is one of the cheapest!

πŸ’° Price starts at RM 38 |Β πŸ“… 29th January – 12th February 2019

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

πŸ’» Facebook | πŸ“±Β 012 475 7903

4. Makan Kitchen

Photo: DoubleTree by Hilton (Facebook)

Makan Kitchen is located in DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang. Located in Batu Ferringhi, you will be near the infamous long stretch night market, and all the beautiful beaches Penang has to offer. Yee sang is available from the 1st January to 28th February 2019 for only RM 78 +. So, if you feel like having yee sang now, or way after Chinese New Year, you know where to go! A great place to have a family gathering, and a stroll by the beach right after. The kids will love it!

πŸ’° Price starts at RM 78 + |Β πŸ“… 1st January – 28th February 2019

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

πŸ’» Facebook | πŸ“±Β 03 2172 7272

5. Rasa Deli

Photo: Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa (Facebook)

Sometimes, going out during this festive month can be very overwhelming. There are so many people out and about! Are you planning for a family gathering at home instead? Rasa Deli by Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa provides takeaway services for their yee sang! You can get yee sang with toppings of abalone and jellyfish for the price of RM 88, and salmon at the price of RM 100. Yee sang is available throughout 25th January to 11th February 2019.

πŸ’° Price starts at RM 88 |Β πŸ“… 25th January – 11th February 2019

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

πŸ’» Facebook | πŸ“±Β 04 888 8788

6. Starview Restaurant

Photo: Starview Restaurant (Facebook)

Starview Restaurant is one of the longest running Chinese restaurants in Penang. They are known for hosting weddings, and other events. So, if you’re planning your wedding this year, you know where to go! Similar to Corner Keng, their Chinese New Year Menu comes with eight dishes and all of them starts with the tossing of yee sang, of course. Their Chinese New Year set menu starts from RM 788 to RM 1498. If you’re looking for somewhere with good food to celebrate, this is the place to be!

πŸ’° Included in Chinese New Year Menu |Β πŸ“… Available now

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

πŸ’» Facebook | πŸ“±Β 04 226 6544

7. SeaQueen Restaurant

Photo: SeaQueen Restaurant (Facebook)

Feast by the sea at Sea Queen Restaurant! Sea Queen Restaurant is the huge restaurant located in the fancy Straits Quay. It is located next to the sea so you can hear the waves crashing if you opt to sit outside. This year, their Chinese New Year Menu starts at RM 788 + and it goes up to RM 1288 +. Unlike the rest, it comes with three choices of the set menu only. You can get yee sang as an ala carte with the price of RM 68! By the way, they are open for booking for reunion dinners!

πŸ’° Price starts at RM 68 |Β πŸ“… Available now

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 11:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

πŸ’» Facebook | πŸ“± 010 404 0299

8. Ming Garden Restaurant

Ming Garden Restaurant is based in Times Square. Their Super Value Package For Chinese New Year starts on the 6th until 19th February 2019. Four choices of set menus starting from the price of RM 628! You can order yee sang as an ala carte. For the small size, it will cost you RM 68 and for the large one will it cost you RM 88. Not a bad price for a big family gathering, are we right? Ming Garden Restaurant is big in size, we are sure they can accommodate all your fam bam under one roof!

πŸ’° Price starts at RM 68 |Β πŸ“… 6th February – 19th February 2019

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

πŸ’» Facebook | πŸ“±Β 04 226 9977

9. Din Tai Fung

Photo: Din Tai Fung (Facebook)

Din Tai Fung is a franchise restaurant that is known for their mini steamed dumplings! In Penang, it is located at the lower ground of Gurney Plaza. Unlike the other restaurants that are on this list, Din Tai Fung delivers yee sang to your doorstep via DeliverEat and Foodpanda! It is indeed a great option if you are planning to have a family reunion dinner at home. The price for their yee sang is RM 78, and you can get free delivery from DeliverEat! What a deal!

πŸ’° Price starts at RM 78 |Β πŸ“… Available now

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, Monday to Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

πŸ’» Facebook | πŸ“±Β 04 293 3634

10. Kebaya Dining Room

Photo: Kebaya Dining Room (Facebook)
Photo: Kebaya Dining Room (Facebook)

If you are looking for some heritage vibes, Kebaya Dining Room is the place you need to visit for your family gathering. The place is so stunning and photogenic, you will love it. Their yee sang only comes in the Chinese New Year Menu that is available from 3rd to 8th February 2019. Limited time only! Their menu starts with yee sang, followed by the main course, green, and dessert. They have a few choices for everything, check it out. The price starts at RM 138 per person!

πŸ’° Included in Chinese New Year Menu |Β πŸ“… 3rd February – 8th February 2019

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰Opens daily, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

πŸ’» Facebook | πŸ“±Β 04 264 2333

Read More: 10 Places For Reunion Dinner In Penang

10 Best Places To Toss Yee Sang In Penang

That’s the end ofΒ 10 Best Places To Toss Yee Sang In Penang! Considering that it was once a poor man’s food for Chinese New Year, what do you think of the prices? It must be the salmon and abalone that hikes up the price. Where are you going to toss yee sang with your family? Let us know in the comments!

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