Nestled right in the heart of Georgetown, Kimberley Street is often visited by both locals and tourists from all over the world. It’s no wonder the food scene had flourished over the years at Kimberley Street. Boasting of a strong heritage and rich cultural background, we’re proud to present you with 10 Must-Eat Along Kimberley Street Penang! Best time to drop by would be from 6 PM-10 PM.
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10 Must-Eat Along Kimberley Street Penang
1. Chicken Feet Koay Teow Th’ng
Let your feet be guided by your nose to this first delicacy we’re about to introduce to you right now! The palatable koay teow th’ng and the pleasing braised chicken feet will surely draw your attention to them as you pass by the hawker stall. It’s actually unusual to see koay teow th’ng and also chicken feet on the same menu, nope, just plain weird. But, they’ve broken the stereotype and mainstream way of enjoying koay teow th’ng. The strong flavour of chicken feet goes really well with the soup of koay teow th’ng. Go try it for yourself!
2. Duck Kway Chap
Next up, the ever popular duck kway chap that is loved by both the youngsters today and grandmothers, grandfathers of the older generation! The dish consists of a type of Chinese noodle strips, stewed duck meat, hard-boiled egg and various pig intestines. We guarantee that it’ll give you a new experience! This hawker stall is often crowded, so arrive early to avoid the queue!
3. Char Koay Teow
Does this dish even need an introduction? Honestly, whoever that lives here on this island knows that char koay teow is the pride of the food scene in Penang and even the whole country. Charcoal-fired food always tastes better, especially when it comes to char koay teow. And, that’s exactly how the owner does it! Have a taste and see!
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4. Hong Kong Chee Cheong Fun
Chee Cheong Fun, eh! Chee Cheong Fun. If you’re in this neck of the woods, make sure to pop by here for some serious chee cheong fun. This Hong Kong-style chee cheong fun is filled with char siu (barbequed pork) and prawns, don’t forget the rice noodle is tender to boot. Sounds simple but the taste will surprise you, so buckle up and let’s go!
The streets of Penang are often lined with an abundance of stalls serving multicultural food. An all-time favourite, satay originated in Indonesia became a popular local delight with chunks of marinated dice-sized meats glided into skewers and grilled over a charcoal flame. Served with homemade flavourful peanut sauce, it’s heavenly! Meat lovers, what are you waiting for?
6. Lok Lok
From fishballs to meatballs to vegetables, you name it – they have it! After selecting what you want, proceed to dip them into the boiling water. Wait for about a minute or two, then grab your sticks! On the table are several dips like satay, prawn paste and chilli sauces. You can mix them up to make your own blend. Now, you’re ready to dig in!
7. Fried Oyster Omelette (Oh Chien)
With the right mix of starch and egg batter, every mouthful of this oh chien is pleasantly gooey. Not to mention, the oysters are fresh as well so you don’t need to worry about the pungent taste it might have. If you’re a huge fan of oysters, this is the place to be!
8. Yong Tau Foo
The dish features a variety of vegetables as well as tofu and beancurd skin stuffed with fish paste, not forgetting handmade fishballs that are super amazing! The tasty and yummy fried garlic drizzled on the yong tau foo just makes everything so much better! I recommend mixing the chilli sauce together with the soup, thank me later!
9. Tong Sui (Chinese Desserts)
Did someone say dessert? Forget all about cakes, chocolates and let me show you what’s the trendiest dessert we have in town today. Tong Sui (Chinese Desserts) is the most sought after dessert nowadays! With its sweetness that is just right for our sweet tooth, and also the many treasures found inside the soup, you’ll know why this is so sought after. It just keeps people coming back for more!
10. Soya Milk
Who doesn’t enjoy a good cup of soya milk and also a delightful bowl of tau fu fah? This comforting hot fluffy tau fu fah has an option of brown sugar or white sugar. I’m going to let you in on a secret, you’ll never go wrong with the brown sugar!