In less than one week, we will be bidding farewell to 2020. Let’s take a bold guess that most of you have got your year-end plans all sorted out. But just in case you’re looking for something new to do before we ring in 2021, we’ve got you covered. Here are 7 brand new spots in Penang that you should check out. Let’s go!
7 New Spots In Penang For French Cuisine, Desserts, Pastries & More
1. Parkin’ Chill
The very first new spot to check out in Penang is Parkin’ Chill. It’s a new Thai bistro in town that’s located smack in an open space car park. For the menu, you can find Thai street food and snacks and though rather limited, it’s sufficient if you wanna just hang out and chill with your best buds. Options include Thai Pork Lard Rice and a seasonal menu that changes every week. Now there’s no more missing Thai street food when you can get them right here in Penang.
Address: 20, Anson Road 10400 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 6 PM till late (Closed on Tuesdays)
Nestled in Arena Curve, Sedaun Modern Food serves gourmet food with an Asian twist. With an all-white interior, you can expect to find options such as Pasta, Unagi Don, Scallop Butter Baked Rice, and more. To pair with the delicious fare, order their Hot Latte, Iced Cafe Latte, and more. It has a casual and cozy dining ambiance so if you’re looking to enjoy some novel cafe fare, drop by at Sedaun Modern Food.
Address: 72-1-05, Arena Curve, Jalan Mahsuri, 11950 Bayan Lepas Penang.
Operating Hours: 11 AM – 10.30 PM (Closed on Monday)
Status: No Pork, No Lard
3. Little Collins Street Cafe
Next up, if you’re the kind who loves enjoying baked goods coupled with handcrafted coffee, then head over to Little Collins Street Cafe. This place used to be a clinic but has since then been revamped into a Japanese-style industrial cafe. Here, you can find freshly-baked goods such as cookies, croissants, specialty bread, and more. The plus point of this cafe is that there are plenty of Instagram-worthy backdrops to glam up your social media.
Address: 57, Jalan Burma, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 9 AM – 6 PM (Opens Daily)
4. Ichi Tong
Combining traditional Chinese cuisine and modern folk cooking, Ichi Tong is yet another new spot in the heart of George Town. Here, you can find that they specialize in Tok Tok Mee, and on a plate of signature Tok Tok Mee, there are slices of pork belly as sides. The overall interior is rather simple, with a brightly-lit brick wall and wooden furniture pieces.
Address: 33, Lorong Prangin 10100 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 11 AM-10 PM (Opens Daily)
5. Tian Yuan Desserts
Recently opened, Tian Yuan Desserts is an outdoor dessert shop situated in ESH Landscaping. Offering more than 25 desserts, this spot offers Tian Yuan’s Signature Dessert Platter – the 3 X 3 box comprises of nine of its signature desserts including Pandan Tofu with Boba, Mango Puree with Sago, and Aiyu Jelly with Calamansi and Passion Fruit. Apart from desserts, Tian Yuan Desserts has main dishes such as Sichuan Mala Dry Pot and Broth Noodles. The most captivating element at Tian Yuan Desserts is its overall ambience. Simple wooden furniture and dried leaves attap decorate the interior and exterior, transporting you back to the olden China times; while a modern twist of fairy lights stunningly illuminate the space.
Address: Lot 2652, Jalan Kebun Bunga, 10350 George Town, Penang.
Operating Hours: Daily except for Monday, 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
6. Bagel’s Dream
With so many new cafes sprucing up, this particular cafe, Bagel’s Dream is literally a dream come true for all bagel lovers. As the only cafe in Penang that specializes in bagels, one can find several bagel sandwich options such as Smoked Salmon, AvoPes Chic, and more. Started out as a home baker, Bagel’s Dream recently opened up a humble and cozy spot inside of Kim Haus. On days you feel like enjoying some homemade, packed with nutrients bagels, just drop by at Bagel’s Dream.
Address: No 11, Lebuh Campbell, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 8 AM-6 PM (Tues-Fri) | 8.30 AM-6.30 PM (Sat & Sun)
7. Cuisine 18
Say you fancy an authentic French cuisine that has a classy ambience. Well, the newly revamped Cuisine 18 (previously) REVE, now serves an array of delectable French cuisine like Escalopes, Saumon Poele and some French desserts too. You can find a truly authentic French menu here coupled with dangling flowers on the ceiling and flora decor around the cafe. This then creates a super romantic atmosphere and while enjoying the food, you might just feel like you’re in Paris.
Address: 18, Lebuh King, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 12 PM- 12 AM (Wednesday-Sunday)
New Spots In Penang To Check Out Before 2021
These are the 7 new spots in Penang to visit before we bid farewell to 2021. Save this list up and have an awesome year, foodies! Bye!
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