5 Best Mushroom Soup in Penang You Have to Try

You know sometimes when you visit a restaurant and there’s mushroom soup in the menu. You’ll order them as a starter, or sharing. Tell us, how many times have you been disappointed by the taste? It’s either dilute, too salty, or bland. So what do you expect in mushroom soup? Is it the perfect consistency and taste? If yes then you’re on the right page because we’re bringing you some of the best mushroom soup in Penang. YOU HAVE TO TRY THEM.

5 Best Mushroom Soup in Penang:


#1 Viva Victoria

Cr: @simpleatsbystella

Many of you might be a stranger to Viva Victoria, we were the same until we went to try out their food the other day. Nestled in Lebuh Victoria, this restaurant is the perfect explanation to East Meets West. You’ll find Western and local cuisine with a twist. For example, Indian Pizza (mind-blown). What will surprise you more is their mushroom soup. They’re served in a cup, an espresso cup. Unlike a shot, you take a sip of it, slowly, indulging into the best mushroom soup in Penang. Why say so? Thick, creamy, with mushrooms blended perfectly, it’s like an essence, you use both your nose and tongue to enjoy it.

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Cr: @cml0207

*Pork-free, but serves alcohol*

Address: 169, Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: (Mon-Fri) 11 a.m.-11 p.m., (Sat&Sun)


#2 The 9ine by Jackie Wong

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We’ve mentioned The 9ine in one of our articles before. The chef-patron Chef Jackie Wong is serious when it comes to culinary. Serving Modern European dishes with a local touch, expect ingredients such as salted fish and other local stuff. But wait, spring onion in mushroom soup? Is that even possible? We’re here to tell you they serve some of the best mushroom soup in Penang. The combination is perfect, with a strong hint of mushroom and a bit of truffle aftertaste. You get to taste fine-dine grade food at a fraction of price at The 9ine, so why not give it a try?

Cr: @ninjamama2015




Address: 9, Jalan Kek Chuan, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: (Mon-Thurs&Sun) 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (Fri&Sat) 10 a.m.-12 a.m.

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#3 Harvest In

Photo by Crystal

Okay you might think editor is out of her mind, but frankly speaking, those that have visited Harvest In might have tried their mushroom soup. When you order your mains, you get to pick whether to make it a set or not. If you do, then mushroom soup is part of the deal with a side of soft, fluffy bread and butter. It’s some really good mushroom soup right? It has what it takes to be a good bowl of mushroom soup. We could say it’s a fail-proof mushroom soup in Penang. Plus, with the price point, definitely worth it.

Cr: @abbie_manman


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Address: 10, Jalan Irrawaddy, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 6 p.m.-10 p.m. (Closed on Sunday)


#4 Mizi Bistro

Cr: @penang_eats

An old-school restaurant In Penang, they were once the go-to place to celebrate birthdays and other occasions. Those who’ve visited Mizi are no stranger to their mushroom soup. Many claimed that they serve some of the best mushroom soup in Penang, and we do agree on that. It’s the best comfort food that reminisce granny’s cooking, the feeling of home. Plus, if you order their sets, they come with soup and free ice-cream.

Mizi Bistro


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Address: 1-1-27/28, Krystal Point Corporate Park 2, Lebuh Bukit Kecil 6, Krystal Point Corporate Park, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 6 p.m.-11 p.m. (Daily)


#5 Resto Pagar Buluh

Cr: @emyeyta

We’re serious when we say the best mushroom soup in Penang. We’ve hunt all the way down to this super cool Malay restaurant. Why say cool? You dine with koi fish swimming underneath you. Of course there’s a glass between you and the fishy, but the experience is indescribable. Their mushroom soup is served in a bread instead of bowl. So the way of eating is to pull out the bread piece by piece while scooping in the mushroom soup.

Credits to Mamu Shah


Photo by Chantiks Hijabstylist


Address: 240, Jalan Dato Ismail Hashim, Kampung Pagar Buluh, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: 5:30 p.m.-12 a.m. (Daily)


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