Good day foodies! We’re already hustling through the mid of February and if you need a little nudge, we’ve compiled a list of 10 Things To Try In Penang this month. The list ranges from Hungarian Chimney Softserve all the way to Japanese Fine Dining. Whenever you’re ready to get out of your routine, just start scrolling.
Top 10 New Things To Try Out In Penang (February 2020)
If you’re a dog lover, then this new pet cafe is most definitely your cup of tea. De Ralph Mansion is a new dog cafe in Georgetown and the tag line here promises you a dog Tsunami experience. And true to its tag line, there are over 10 dogs here so it’s a paradise if you LOVE DOGS. Besides, spending time with our fluffy friends is a surefire way to relax and unwind right?
Address: No. 6, Jalan Bagan Jermal, 10250, Penang Island
Operating Hours: 12 PM-10 PM (Opens Daily)
2. Koji Fusion
Koji Fusion is a new cafe in the neighbourhood and most of us will be intrigued by its sleek facade. Aside from its modern exterior, Koji Fusion takes Japanese and Western cuisine up a few notches by fusing them into one. Their delicious menu is served in a minimalist and tempting way, making you wanna dig in immediately. Also, the overall ambience here is rather relaxing and is perfect for a date night.
Address: 48 Jalan Arumugam Pillai, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 5.30 PM-12 AM (Closes on Monday)
If you’ve ever been to Hungary or Prague, this next dessert is pretty common there. Known as Chimney Cake, this traditional dessert melts the hearts of many. Cruzty is Penang’s first-ever dessert cafe to serve Chimney Cake Softserve. Consisting of a golden brown perfection baked dough, it’s topped with either Cinnamon Sugar, Toasted Coconut or others. Then, ice cream will be filled into the chimney cake with a final touch of your preferred toppings. Get fancy with their 24K gold leaves and gold flakes Chimney Cake Softserve.
Address: 40, Lebuh Leith, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 2.30 PM-11 PM (Mon-Fri) | 12 PM – 11 PM (Sat&Sun)
4. 老巷子 De Antique
This next spot is a new cafe that’s tucked in Bukit Mertajam. Considering its new addition into the coffee scene in Penang, 老巷子 De Antique is making quite an impact among coffee lovers. They serve quality coffee and their signature must-try here is the Watermelon Cake. Also, the exterior here blooms with an antique impression, thus the name. With its relaxing ambience, 老巷子 De Antique is quite the perfect place for a cuppa.
Address: Lorong Ciku 2, Bukit Mertajam Pinang, Penang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 11 AM- 12 AM (Opens Daily)
5. Kopi & Co.
Pretty sure everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It takes a hearty breakfast to kickstart a productive day and we’re here to recommend Kopi & Co. Serving Big Breakfast and really good coffee, this relatively new Kopitiam strikes the perfect balance between Western and Continental. The ambience of this cafe is rather relaxing and couple it with a slice of toast and a cup of coffee, it’s breakfast done right.
Address: 509, Chulia Street, Georgetown, Penang (Inside of Eastern Hotel)
Operating Hours: 8 AM-6 PM (Opens Daily)
6. Fusion Bakery @ Bayan Bay
A new bakery in Penang, Fusion Bakery specialises in a wide array of home-baked cakes. Established 2 years ago along Chew Jetty, Fusion Bakery has opened another outlet nearby Queensbay Mall. This shop isn’t an ordinary bakery as you can expect to find really delicious Butter cakes with neither preservatives nor colourings at a reasonable price. The cakes at Fusion Bakery are fluffy with a light texture making them perfect as tea-time snacks.
Address: Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang (Behind HSBC Bank)
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 8 PM (Opens Daily)
7. KFC Zinger Cheezilla & Zinger Stacker
When it comes to KFC, we will try every single new release no matter what. But this time around, they’ve brought back our all-time favourite Zinger Cheezilla & introduced a brand new Zinger Stacker and we can’t stop raving about them. Zinger Cheezilla consists of a deep-fried Mozarella patty while the Zinger Stacker, as its name goes, has double Zinger fillets stacked upon one another. Just like their teaser ‘it’s about to get heavier’, KFC has outdone themselves again. Have you guys tried them?
*Available at all KFC outlets nationwide
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Situated along the heritage area of Armenian Street is a new hidden cafe known as CAMPUR. CAMPUR’s concept revolves around nostalgia, with Malaysian vibes boasted everywhere. Their menu includes Penang Nasi Lemak Chicken Toast, Coffee Campur Biscuits Dip Kaya and more. It’s a rather unique cafe which is why foodies must pay them a visit whenever you can. Of course, there’s also Waffles for all dessert lovers. Get ready to take a trip down memory lane at CAMPUR.
Address: 16, Jalan Armenian, 10300 George Town, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 9.30 AM – 7 PM (Opens Daily)
9. Hou Hou Sandwich Bar
Ever seen those really good, filled-to-the-edge sandwiches while scrolling through Instagram? But once you find out they’re only available in Korea or Taiwan, your heart sinks a little. If you’ve always wanted to try these amazing sandwiches, then you’ll be delighted to know that you can find them right here in Penang. Make your way to Hou Hou Sandwich Bar in Bukit Mertajam and feed your tummy! From fillings such as Tuna to Avocado Madness, these sandwiches will leave you wanting more.
Address: 46, Jalan Lembah Permai 4, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 7.30 AM – 6 PM (Monday-Friday) | 9 AM – 6 PM (Saturday & Sunday)
Save This List To Have An Awesome February
So with that, we’ve come to the end of our list of the Top 10 Things To Try In February 2020. Do save up this list if you’re running out of ideas this month. Till next time guys, bye!
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