Planning for a romantic date or dinner in Penang? Then you’ve come to the right place. In today’s foodie guide, we featured some of the best dining places with amazing view in Penang. Also, a restaurant setting that isn’t quite to your taste can make all the difference between a good and bad date.
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Dining With a View in Penang
Penang is a great place for everyone. It has tons of spectacular view waiting for us to explore. While on any vacations, we like to soak up as much of the seaside atmosphere as possible, even during meals, which is why we decided to come up with a list of 10 restaurants with a view in the Pearl of the Orient.
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1. Bukit Genting Hill Leisure Park and Restaurant
Enjoy breathtaking view at here and taste the awesome Thai cuisine at Bukit Genting Leisure Park and Restaurant. Trust us, this place is definitely a gem!
Yeah, the road up the hill is quite scary for the first timer but we actually enjoyed it as if like we are going for an adventure! We are so delighted with the place and the view looking down the paddy field and sunset going under the seabed is just awesome!
Tip: reach at 6:30 pm something and wait for the majestic sunset view
Address: Summit of Bukit Genting, Jalan Balik Pulau, Penang
Operating hour: 1130am – 1030pm
Tel: 04-629 9801
2. Three Sixty Revolving Restaurant and Rooftop Bar
Penang’s first and only three sixty revolving restaurants in Penang. Enjoy the impressive view of this UNESCO World Heritage City and enjoy the buffet dinner or sky bar here.
First & only 360 revolving restaurant in Penang
Address: 25, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating hour: Mon – Thu 4pm – 2am ; Fri – Sun 4pm – 3am
Tel: 0 4-261 3540
3. Beach Blanket Babylon Bar
If you are looking for a sweet chill out spot, think no further. It’s situated in the heart of George Town. Overlooking the sea, Beach Blanket Babylon Bar & Bistro is set in a handsome heritage mansion.
With its chic white gossamer curtains that billow against the gentle sea breeze and the sound of the waves, the restaurant exudes a wondrously dreamy ambience that is perfect for a romantic, relaxed evening.
Address: 32, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating hour: 12pm – 1am
Tel: 0 4-262 2232
4. Tree Monkey
Nestled amidst lush tropical foliage overlooking the coastline, the Tree Monkey at Tropical Spice Garden offers guests a unique jungle dining experience unlike any other.
Address: Lot 595 Mkm 2, Lone Crag Villa, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, 11100, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating hour: 930am – 1030pm
Tel: 0 4-881 3493
5. David Brown’s Restaurant & Tea Terrace
Tucked away in the corner of Penang’s iconic Penang Hill lies David Brown’s at Strawberry Hill, a quintessential British colonial Restaurant and Tea Terrace which also happens to be the highest restaurant in Penang.
Address: Strawberry Hill, Penang Hill, 11300 Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia
Operating hour: 11am – 10pm
Tel: 0 4-828 8337
6. Top View Restaurant & Lounge
Embark on an unforgettable gastronomic journey in Penang’s highest restaurant! This is the go-to place if you are looking for great food and views! Embrace the stunning panoramas of Penang and beyond as you are served with best-in- class international buffet menus by an award-winning chef.
Enjoy the view at Level 59
Address: Komtar, Level 59 & 60, Jalan Penang, 10000 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating hour: Sunday 11:30AM–5PM, 6:30–10PM Monday 12–2:30PM, 6:30–10PM Tuesday 12–2:30PM, 6:30–10PM Wednesday 12–2:30PM, 6:30–10PM Thursday 12–2:30PM, 6:30–10PM Friday 12–2:30PM, 6:30–10PM Saturday 11:30AM–5PM, 6:30–10PM
Tel: 0 4-262 5960
7. Gravity @ G Hotel
Enjoy a night out with drinks to match and views that intoxicate at our very own rooftop bar. Poised at a vantage point, visit the pinnacle of luxury and bring your lifestyle to the peak with panoramic views of Penang’s heritage past. Jive to the coolest tunes, sip on the newest mixes and party the night away.
Address: Level 24, G Hotel Kelawai, 2, Lorong Maktab, 10250, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating hour: Mon – Sat 5pm-1am ; Sun 5pm-12am
Tel: 0 4-219 0000
8. Uncle Zack By-The-Beach
This is another great place that offers superb sea view. Set on the grounds of Parkroyal Hotel Penang, Uncle Zack By-The-Beach is a posh yet cosy restaurant that serves brilliant Western dishes. All tables offer a beautiful view of the ocean, so this is the perfect place for a romantic night out.
Address: PARKROYAL Penang Resort Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang 11100, Malaysia
Operating hour: 630pm – 1030pm
Tel: 0 4-881 1133
9. Macalister Mansion
A five-star boutique hotel, fine-dining restaurant, cafe, wine lounge and cigar den combo, Macalister Mansion is a subtle tribute to Penang’s rich colonial past and its colourful present.
Read our review: Macalister Mansion’s Dining Room
Address: 228, Jalan Macalister, George Town, 11400 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Tel: 0 4-228 3888
10. The Press est. 1936
Located along Lebuh Chulia, The Press Rooftop Bar is a posh, two-storey nightclub that is one of Penang’s current best places to see and be seen at.
Address: 2, Lebuh Chulia, 10300, Georgetown, Penang. *Old Kwong Wah Jit Pot Building, Corner of Chulia Street and Weld Quay
Operating hour: 5pm-3am
Tel: 011-1450 2999
Guide: Dining With A Beautiful View in Penang
Whether it’s for birthday dinner or special anniversary dinner, here are the top 10 restaurants with an amazing view in Penang. As usual, feel free to leave a comment if we missed out any good one on the list.