Top 10 Healthy Restaurants in Penang

Hello foodies, we’re back to update you with more food knowledge. You may or may not realise but most of our food guides are……oh well might harm your health a little when going overboard. We’re sinful for that okay that’s why in today’s post, we’re all about health. For those who are really health conscious, READ THIS. We’re introducing you the Top 10 Healthy Restaurants in Penang. (In no particular order)

Healthy Restaurants in Penang

1. Pin Xin Vegan Cuisine

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We have talked about Pin Xin so many times that it is no longer a stranger. Serving healthy, cruelty-free and of course, vegan Penang street food such as asam laksa, nasi lemak, hokkien mee that is as good as those on the streets, if not better. The owner is a down-to-earth mother that aims to serve the best quality food with ingredients harvested from local farmers. The staffs are warm and welcoming as well. Vegan cuisine is no longer dull and unappreciated.

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Cr: @dorchuah

Address: 38, Lebuh Tye Sin, George Town, Malaysia.
Operation Hour: 7.30 a.m.-10 p.m. (Daily)

See also: Top 20 Cafes in Penang 2018

2. Yin’s Wholefood Manufactury

Cr: @ahwei_c

For those who love Yin’s Sourdough Bakery or Pizza, this is another Yin’s baby added to the family. Yin’s Wholefood is yet another new concept, you can not only dine healthily but also shop for organic products which is the Zenxin Organic Food Malaysia. As part of collaboration, Yin’s uses product of Zenxin in most of their food. For those who a seeking for a healthier meal using organic products, do try out Yin’s Wholefood, they never disappoint. There are more cafes and restaurants around Yin’s, so click here to find out more.

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Cr: @jowiepeace

Address: 5-G-17, Promenade Persiaran Mahsuri, Bayan Lepas, Penang.
Operating Hour: 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m. (Daily)

3. Coya Healthy Cuisine

Cr: @kenthuntsfood

Tucked in the hustle and bustle street of Lorong Selamat that’s filled with (less healthy) hawker food, Coya stands out from the crowd. Coya offers Vegetarian food that combines the local and Taiwan fusion, creating a an extensive menu that’s suitable for everyone. Using the traditional Buddhist preparation methods passed down from a respective Buddhism Master Rev Hui Chin, their dishes are free of leek, onion and garlic. They’re also Ovo-Lacto Vegetarian, meaning some dishes may contain eggs and milk. You can always change the ingredients upon request. 



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Address: 4A,Lorong Selamat, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.
Operating Hour: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. (Closed on Monday)

4. Wholey Wonder

Cr: @lariestanx

This is by far one of the most unique healthy restaurants in Penang. Yoga and whole food? Sounds like a plan. Wholey Wonder offers a one of a kind vegan food experience using fresh, natural and unusual ingredients such as spices and Konjac. Their whole foods are plant-based and there’s even yoga classes upstairs where you could relax and soothes your nerves. This is indeed a one-stop shop for all things healthy and whole.

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Cr: @isabellekhaw

Address: 61, Jalan Gurdwara, Penang, Malaysia.
Operating Hour: (Wed-Sat) 12 p.m- 9 p.m., (Sun) 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

5. Sushi Kitchen

Cr: @jc719

Founded by an engineer, to provide options of good and healthy food for those health conscious public. Sushi Kitchen is probably the only healthy restaurants in Penang that focuses on Japanese cuisine. Who says vegetarians are bound to only eat greens? They can now have sushi ! The ambiance is cozy and homey, with a selection of tatami or normal tables for sitting. The staffs are warm and friendly so feel free to make requests and ask questions.

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Address: 2A, Jalan Sungai Ara 1, Sungai Ara, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. (Closed on Tuesday)

6. The Leaf Healthy House


Located in Georgetown, The Leaf Healthy House is a healthy-concept cafe which serves vegetarian food. Most of their dishes are naturally flavored as they do not believe in over-seasoning. You might think they be rather bland and unappetizing, but they have improved over the years.These down-to-earth dishes are healthy and suitable for those who prefer to lead a healthy lifestyle. They believe in delivering only the best, using natural ingredients with no preservatives, thus the one true healthy restaurants in Penang.

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Cr: @alykhaw


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Address: No.5, Lebuh Penang, George Town, Malaysia.
Operating Hour: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. (Daily)

7. Idealite

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This is no stranger to any frequent mall hoppers in Penang because Idealite is available in both Queensbay Mall and Gurney Plaza for quite some time. Choices on the menu are very exciting and wide, from Smoothie Bowls to Vegan Burgers, Salads, Pasta and tons of other vegetarian and vegan dishes. Prices are reasonable considered in a mall. What’s more, parking is not a hassle and you can shop anytime before and after meal. Healthy restaurant in Penang that’s in a mall? Win-win situation.

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Address: (Gurney Plaza) 3f 60, Plaza Gurney, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
(Queensbay Mall) 39, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

8. Shia’s Granola

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If you think granola is boring and serves only as energy bar, you’re wrong. Shia’s Granola offers healthy brunch that cuts the calories but maintain the deliciousness. The core product of Shia’s is their range of homemade Granola, from where she started. Shia’s has expanded their menu, introducing a range of creative but unconventional dishes, including a series of dreamy-colorful Smoothie Bowls, Granola-Sandwiches and more. The place is rather small because everything is built from scratch, it serves more as a post-workout on-the-go place.

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Cr: @ke.wynn

Address: No.1 India House,, Church Street Ghaut, 10300 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Closed on Sunday)

9. Lily’s Vegetarian Kitchen

Cr: @yokeydrops

You’ll find an array of vegetarian food ranging from Nyonya, Oriental, Fusion to even Western to satisfy the most discerning palates here in Lily’s. Their aim is to create and promote a holistic vegetarian haven where people can appreciate wholesome vegetarian at fair prices. What’s exciting about Lily’s is that you could hold a party or private occasion here, with an entire floor dedicated to private functions. This is one of the first healthy restaurants in Penang to ever do that, plus they do offer catering as well.

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Cr: @jiaxuan0214

Address: 98, Lorong Madras, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (Closed on Monday)

10. Seed Natural Food Cafe

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You might miss Seed Cafe at first glance but it is located at Abu Siti Lane, the ever famous coconut water spot.  The exterior and interior of Seed Cafe somehow gives off a Chinese Medical vibe, harmony and cozy. Seed promised their dishes are MSG, white salt and and sugar free. Seaweed Fried Spaghetti and Stone Pot Rice (bibimbap) are their signature dishes. Having that said, some of their dishes contain garlic, but can be removed upon request.

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Cr: @soonph

Address: 12A, Abu Siti Lane, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (Closed on Sunday)

 Vegan And Healthy Food in Penang

Alright, we’ve come to the end of this post, we know a lot of you are not a fond of Vegan/ Vegetarian food but it’s always good to try out something new once in a while right? Give yourself a chance and some love, switch your heavy meals to something light once in a blue moon. Your body will thank you.

Lastly, did we miss out any vegan, vegetarian or healthy food in Penang? Do let us know in the comment section below!


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