10 Restaurants You Shouldn’t Miss Out On When You’re Shopping At Gurney Paragon Mall

In a blink of an eye and we are already halfway through 2020. While we might have missed out on shopping for the past few months, shopping malls are now operating with most restaurants open for dine-in. And when we’re talking about shopping malls in Penang, we can’t miss out on Gurney Paragon Mall. But apart from shopping, today we will be uncovering the top 10 restaurants that you shouldn’t miss out on in Gurney Paragon Mall.

10 Restaurants You Have To Try When You’re Visiting Gurney Paragon Mall

1. Arakawa Japanese Gastro & Bar

When it comes to a classic Japanese restaurant that serves hand-crafted sushi and traditional donburi dishes, there are only a few places in town that have them. And Arakawa Japanese Gastro & Bar is one of them. Helmed by Chef Seiichiro Arakawa, who has up to 50 years of culinary experience, you know this is a spot that can’t go wrong. Best part? With its price set in the middle range, the food quality is what makes people come back for more.

Location: L1-31 & A3a, Level 1

Contact: 04-293 7418

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

2. Bonjour Garden

Situated right next to Jaya Grocer, Bonjour Garden is definitely a spot that you’ve been to at least once. Displaying a beautiful array of pastries, most people may know it as a bakery. However, with a lot more to offer, Bonjour Garden features Carbonara Seafood, Bolognese Chicken, Bolognese Beef, Carbonara Chicken, Seafood Marinara, Tomyam Seafood Spaghetti, Chicken Chop and Lamb Chop. Moreover, they are offering a 15% discount for all hot kitchen food too.

Location: LG 26A & 27, Lower Ground

Contact: 04 -291 9883

Status: Pork-Free

Link(s): FacebookInstagram

3. Brown Pocket

If there is a quiet spot to talk gossips with your friends, then it’s got to be Brown Pocket. Hidden on the 6th floor, Brown Pocket is a great hideaway spot to read a book or listen to soft music. But that’s not all. The Belgian waffles and fluffy pancakes are what attracts its visitors. Additionally, try out their Triple Chocolate Liege Waffles that comes with 3 types of chocolate, 2 scoops of premium ice cream and a dollop of whipped cream!

Location: L6-11, Level 6

Contact: 04-370 5034

Status: Pork-Free

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

4. Lunarich Pizza & Pasta

Situated at the front corner of Gurney Paragon Mall, Lunarich is a spot that sparks vintage vibes and European styles. Lit with yellow lights that give off hints of romance, the menu here features Italian specialties like authentic thin pizzas, pasta and risotto. And if you’re going for something more adventurous, fret not to try out their Squid Ink Pasta. Topped with rockets and salmon roe, it’s definitely a delicacy you can’t get elsewhere.

Location: L2-33 & A2a, Level 2

Contact: 04-228 7153

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook

5. Pacific Coffee Company

Getting a little tired from all the shopping and need a spot for a quick coffee rest? Well, you can’t forget about the Pacific Coffee Company. Take a step into this cafe and you’ll be overwhelmed by the aromatic coffee fragrance. Originated from Hong Kong, this is a coffee spot that serves American-style coffees. Classic Americano, Latte or a fancy Mochaccino, you name it and they have it!

Location: L1-03 & A5a, Level 1

Contact: 04-226 1752

Status: Pork-Free

Link(s): Facebook

6. Hai Di Lao

Photo: @haidilaohotpotus (Instagram)

First opened in September 2019, Hai Di Lao is definitely one of the most famous restaurants in Gurney Paragon Mall. Always featuring a snaking queue throughout the day, Hai Di Lao is not only famous for its wide variety of hotpot soup bases but also its great customer services too. From giving away hair bands for customers with long hairs to featuring free manicures during the waiting time, it’s no wonder why people are willing to wait for hours to eat.

Photo: @haidilaohotpotus (Instagram)
Photo: @haidilaohotpotus (Instagram)

Location:L4-13 & 13A, Level 4

Contact: 04 297 1263

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook

7. Justfood

When we can’t decide what to eat for lunch, we just automatically go to the food court, right? While some food courts do serve a variety of food but the taste just ticks you off. Well, it’s not such a case when it comes to Justfood. Featuring a colourful variety of famous stores like Uncle Kin Chili Pan Mee to Penang Teochew Cendol, you’ll never run out of things to order!

Location: Level 5

Contact: 04-228 8266

Status: Pork-Free

Link(s): Facebook

8. Khun De Thai

Tucked on the second floor at Gurney Paragon Mall, the restaurant offers a comfortable environment. With outdoor and indoor seatings available, you’ll be delighted to know that they even have a VIP room too. Featuring a menu that offers Tomyam noodles and Pineapple Fried Rice, they also serve mouthwatering seafood dishes too! So if on any days you crave for something sour, spicy, savoury and sweet, here’s a spot to go!

Location: L2-34, Level 2

Contact: 04-229 9669

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

9. Sukhothai Beef Noodle House

There isn’t anything a bowl of noodles can’t solve. And yes, it’s another Thai spot in Gurney Paragon Mall. Situated on the fifth floor, Sukhothai Beef Noodle House is undoubtedly famous for its Beef Noodles. However, that’s not the only thing they’re good at. With a menu that consists of more than 20 types of stir fry dishes, try out their Thai Glass Noodles and Salad too! Oh, feeling too spicy? Don’t forget to cool off the heat with fresh coconut water!

Location: L5-02 & 03, Level 5

Contact: 04-218 9141

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook

10. Long Time Ago

A fan of barbeque meat? Well, this spot is not going to disappoint you. Different from any barbeques that you have had before, Long Time Ago features an automatic-rotating BBQ machine that charcoal-grill each skewer. Seasoned with strong flavours, the meat just melts in your mouth! So if on any day, you’re too lazy to use the fork and knife, here’s a great spot to get finger-licking food.

Location: L1-01, A05, A06, Level 1

Contact: 04-295 0869

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

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