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5 New Things In Penang To Try This Week

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HAH! Guess you’ve seen this post coming. Yep, we all agree with the fact that Penang is a buzzing city, not just with fantastic views and walks, but with amazing food trails too. And what’s the best part? All are constantly emerging. Just admit it, Penang is anything but boring. *Proud Penangite here!* Alright, I’ll just cut the crap. Read on: 5 New Things to Try in Penang This Week. 

5 New Things to Try in Penang This Week

1. Belle And Cream

Cheesecake and bubble milk tea have been taking the Internet by storm lately. Both of them are classics for a reason, and this is the place where you can even to have both in one dish. The cheesecake here is always impeccable, creamy, smooth, perfectly burnt. The base properly crunchy, enriched by subtle flecks of vanilla, paired with their punchy boba- this is what we call the taste of heaven. Yep, they do serve boba milk tea here too! Refreshing, comforting, full of fun and flavour. In a nutshell, this is the perfect place to be in when you want both a drink and a dessert.

Photo by Belle And Cream
Photo by Belle And Cream
Photo by Belle And Cream

Address: 16 Medan Lim Cheng Teik, Penang Island
Operating Hours: 10.00am-6.00pm (Sunday, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday); 10.00am-11.00pm (Friday & Saturday)

2. Have a Seat

Penang’s cafe scene is a diverse beast, and here’s a new one on the list. Decked out in an easy-going bustle style, Have A Seat is a new neighbourhood cafe tucked in The Landmark. Time seems to slow down in this arty cafe, where the vibes are super chilled, and their ambience is truly relaxing, making it a lovely place to linger and a quiet spot to unwind while clearing some headspace. Other than their comfy ambience, the coffee & desserts they serve would reasons for you to keep returning to!

Photo by @beini_97
Photo by @kathyyeoh

Address: 100-1-5 The Landmark, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Tanjong Tokong, Penang
Operating Hours: 11.00am-9.00pm, closed on Wednesday.

3. Inside Scoop

AHHH yesyesyes! We did write about its opening here, but listing it again just to remind you not to miss it: It’s too good to be left behind. Visit their store in Queensbay Mall yourself and you’ll know what I mean. “Hi! We’re the best ice cream store from KL!”- Well, that’s the first thing you’d hear at the counter. Indeed, other than their A-list appeal, their impeccable service is surely the supporting role for the amazing menu it serves. Known for serving Malaysian flavoured ice cream like cempedak & chendol, their wide selection of eccentric flavours are also true crescendos of texture and flavour, and certainly not one for the faint-hearted.

Photo by Inside Scoop
Photo by Inside Scoop
Photo by Inside Scoop

Address: GF-136-138, Queensbay Mall, 100 Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang.
Operating Hours: 10.00am-10.00pm daily

4. Dear Dino Cafe

Located on Penang Road in Georgetown,  Dear Dino Cafe helps to give you a fresh spring in your step with juices and smoothies packed full of vibrant produce. Since the establishment is still relatively new, the juice selection is small, but what’s on the menu is mighty. Grab a juice to go, or sit inside with their smoothie bowl to be surrounded by a sense of calm with interiors decorated in whites, neutrals and pale wooden tones.

Photo by Dear Dino Cafe
Photo by Dear Dino Cafe
Photo by Dear Dino Cafe

Address: 186 & 188, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 9.00am-10.00pm daily

5. Sushi Mentai

This will be the 41st branch of Sushi Mentai! Despite their huge restaurant chain, fret not- Sushi Mentai hasn’t lose its sheen. At Sushi Mentai, “authenticity” is definitely the watchword. Despite serving exquisite Japanese cuisine all using premium ingredients, Sushi Mentai aims to bring affordable and quality Japanese food to the masses, hence they’re well-known for their super cheap sushi. They serve a wide array of sushi, all charged at only RM1.80 or RM2.80.

Photo by Sushi Mentai
Photo by Sushi Mentai
Photo by @foodie_feeder

Address: 72-1-6 & 7, Arena Curve, Jalan Mahsuri, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Penang.
Operating Hours: 12.00pm-9.30pm daily

New Things to Try This Week

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