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6 New Things To Try In Penang This Week

Hey foodies, are you bored of going to the same cafes over and over again? Not anymore! Here we’ve rounded up our pick of the latest restaurants and cafes in Penang that will take your taste buds on an adventure. From the famous Japanese ramen restaurant to new minimalist cafes as well as customised sushi rolls, we are sure that you will find something that you would love to try out. Ready, set, go!


6 New Things To Try In Penang This Week

1. Kenko

Kenko is a new healthy cafe in Penang that focuses on Japanese cuisine. All sushi here is prepared upon order to ensure the quality and freshness of the sushi. Even better, this place lets you decide how healthy you’d like to go by customising your very own sushi roll and sushi! You can pick your meat, sauces, vegetables, toppings and create a unique dish to suit your palate, how cool is that! Besides, you may also opt for other healthy dishes like Curry Rice, Ice Plant that are equally delicious.


? No.94, Lebuh Lim Lean Teng, 11600 George Town, Penang

? 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM


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2. HAP Toast & Dessert

HAP Toast & Dessert is a new fusion-style cafe situated in the heart of Georgetown. The menu range is the most impressive thing here, with items ranging from Kakigori and Souffle Pancake to Shibuya Toast and breakfast menu to satisfy your sweet and savoury cravings. Not to mention the clean and minimal setting, you will have a good time taking photos for the ‘gram right here!





? 9, Lebuh Naning,10400 George Town, Penang.

? 7:30 AM – 10:30 PM (Mon – Thurs) | 7:30 AM – 11:30 PM (Fri – Sun)

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3. Sugar Tang

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Sugar Tang is a new cozy cafe in Penang that serves Asian Fusion and Japanese Inspired Cuisine. Here, you can order rice don, sushi, salad, cakes and many more! Besides that, the cafe is decorated with minimalist furniture and potted plants to create an ambience of peace in this café. So if you are looking for a spot to relax and chill with your friends, Sugar Tang is the place to be. And when you’re done with your meal, don’t forget to take a nice photo to mark your visit.

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? 205, Lebuh Carnarvon,10100 Georgetown, Penang.

? 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Sun – Thurs) | 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM (Fri – Sat) | Closed on Monday

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4. Frank Laurent Coffee Roasters @ Macalister Road

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Frank Laurent Coffee Roasters is no stranger to us and they have just opened another outlet at Macalister Road. This quaint spot is more than just a cafe. It is a new concept store that serves good food and coffee as well as offers a wide variety of beauty care products. As if that is not enough, the cafe’s minimalist yet charming decor is perfect for the ‘gram. Do check them out!

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? 89-L1, Jalan Macalister, 10400 George Town, Penang.

? 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM

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5. Yomie’s Rice x Yogurt @ Karpal Singh Drive

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Forget bubble milk tea, this newly opened Yomie’s Rice x Yogurt serves a healthier option of homemade yogurt drinks. Originated from China, their best seller has got to be the Yomie’s Purple Rice Yogurt, you can experience rich, smooth yogurt with purple rice that doesn’t overkill on the sweetness level. A cup of their yogurt drink can give you momentary blissfulness and make your day better!

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? 2, Persiaran Karpal Singh 2, 11600 George Town, Penang.

? 10:30 PM – 12:00 AM

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6. IPPUDO @ Queensbay Mall

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IPPUDO is a wildly popular ramen brand with outlets all over the world. The good news is, they are opening the second outlet in Penang at Queensbay Mall! The rich and aromatic broth served with a choice of your noodle texture, the ramen here is ever satisfying and delighting. Every ramen you order would be good, no doubt!

Besides the obvious favourite order being the Tonkotsu Ramen, you can also opt for their new seasonal ramens such as Aka Shoyu Ramen and Black Shoyu Ramen. With so many choices, one of them is sure to pique your interest.

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? Lot GF-129/139, Ground floor, Queensbay Mall, 100, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

? 10:30 AM – 10:30 PM

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List: New Things To Try In Penang This Week

Here comes the end of today’s foodie guide ‘6 New Things To Try In Penang This Week’, we hope you enjoy reading it. As usual, if there are any that we happen to miss out, do comment to let us know. Till next time, foodies!

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