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8 Dinner Spots In Penang To End 2020 With A Bang

In the blink of an eye, we would be bidding farewell to 2020 and a huge hello to 2021. Though we might not all be ready for another year, time waits for no men. Since that is the case, have you guys planned out how you would be ringing in a brand new year? Well, here are 8 dinner spots in Penang that offer the best New Year deals so you can end 2020 on a memorable note. Check them out!

End 2020 With A Bang By Dining In These Delicious Spots

1. PARKROYAL Penang Resort

There’s nothing better than ringing in a brand new year with a lip-smacking meal. Over at PARKROYAL Penang Resort, you can celebrate 2021 the Italian way by going for an exquisite 8-course Italian Festive Set Dinner, specially curated by Chef Mario at Gustoso. As one of the household names that serves authentic Italian cuisine,  you can enjoy Chef Marios’ best-loved classic family recipes that originate from Sardinia, Italy. 

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Date: 31st December 2020

Time: 6.30 PM-10.30 PM

Price: RM168 per pax

Or,experience an alfresco tropical ambience set within the beautiful landscaped garden while reveling in a grand feast of merry dining featuring live stations and a bountiful selection of festive favorites – Marche style.

Either way, you’ll get to pamper your taste buds with some delicious fare. Since it’s the season of good things and joy, you can also enjoy dazzling fireworks and countdown to a brand new year by the beach.

Welcome the New Year with majestic ocean views and dazzling panoramic fireworks sounds like the perfect plan. Oh, and the à la carte buffet is inclusive of soft drinks and juices too. 

PARKROYAL New Year Buffet
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PARKROYAL New Year Buffet
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If you love seafood, you can also enjoy half Rock Lobsters with an add-on of RM 38 per person.

PARKROYAL New Year Buffet
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Address: PARKROYAL Penang Resort Batu Ferringhi Beach, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Pulau Pinang.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/parkroyalpenangresort

New Year Menu: http://bit.ly/PrpenNY

Call: +60 4 886 2288

2. Two Frenchies

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New Year Restaurants Penang
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Ever thought of ringing in a brand new year and bidding farewell to 2020 with French cuisine? Well, head on over to Two Frenchies for a cafe bistro that has just the perfect ambiance coupled with a delicious, authentic French meal. And not to mention, with an excellent service by the friendly crew, this spot is definitely a bang for your bucks. Try out options under the Classic French Cooking, or the Two Frenchies Grill.

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Address: 36, Lebuh Bishop, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: 11:30am–10:30pm (Tues-Fri) | 10 AM – 10.30 PM (Sat & Sun)

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram 

3. Starview

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For those who love indulging in Chinese cuisine, head over to Starview Restaurant for a feast like no other. This spot is a long-established and a household name when it comes to Chinese restaurants in Penang. The ambiance here is classy, spacious, and comforting.  There are VIP rooms for private dining too. If you’re looking to try something new, go for the Fish Steamboat that guarantees a satisfying meal.

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Address: 341, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: 12 PM–3 PM, 6 PM–10:30 PM (Daily)

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram 

4. The Loft-Love Lane

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Next up, another perfect dinner spot to celebrate New Year has got to be over at The Loft. Just imagine celebrating the end of 2020 with some really good Italian food. Here at The Loft, you can sit back and enjoy pizza, pasta as well as beers. Did we mention that the pizza here is baked using a woodfire oven? So what you’ll get is a pizza that’s crispy and fragrant at the same time. Before you leave, don’t forget to end your meal with a slice of Tiramisu.

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New Year Restaurants Penang
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Address: 57, Love Lane, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang

Operating Hours: 12 PM – 12 AM (Daily)

Status: Alcohol is served

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram 

5. Grand Lebanon Restaurant

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New Year Restaurants Penang
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If you reside around Batu Ferringhi or Tanjung Bungah, then Grand Lebanon Restaurant must be a familiar name to you. Its first branch opened in Tanjung Bungah and in February 2020, another branch opened in Batu Ferringhi that’s so grand, you can even see it from afar. This restaurant serves authentic Lebanese food so if you’ve always wanted to give Middle Eastern cuisine a try, this is the place to be.

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Address: 110-1A & 1B, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: 12 PM-12 AM (Daily)

Status: No Pork, No Lard

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

6. Halab Penang

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To celebrate 2021, why not head over to Halab? With an exclusive setup that promises a comfortable dining experience, Halab specializes in Middle Eastern cuisine and it’s a spot that you need to try at least once in your lifetime. Here, you will be spoiled for choice as they offer a myriad of Middle Eastern cuisines like Lamb Mandi, Shawarma, Kebab, and more. Good ambiance, checked. Good food, checked. What are you waiting for?

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Address: 381, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang

Operating Hours: 10.30 AM-2 AM (Daily)

Status: No Pork, No Lard

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

7. Top View Restaurant

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On New Year’s Eve, there will be fireworks lighting up the night sky. Now imagine if you get to witness it from the tallest building in Penang. Wouldn’t that be the best way to ring in a brand new year? If you’re indeed looking for such a dining experience, head on over to Top View Restaurant located on the 68th floor of KOMTAR. Here, you can find a Malaysian delicacy menu comprising of Assam Laksa, Nasi Lemak, and more. The highlight here is the top-notch service, coupled with a stunning view of George Town.

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Address: Komtar Level 68, No 1, Komtar, Jln Penang, 10000 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: 12 PM-10 PM (Closed on Tuesdays)

Status: No Pork, No Lard

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

8. Guo Hao Liao

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The final suggestion on our list of New Year’s dinner spot is Guo Hao Liao Hotpot, 鍋好料. As a new hotpot spot in Penang, Guo Hao Liao stands out as you can enjoy steamboat and karaoke all at one go. There are also private rooms that are exquisitely decorated for you to enjoy a round of hotpot. If you’re a spicy lover, you can also order the Mala drypot to put your tastebuds on fire. Since it’s the end of 2020, why not end it on a perfect note with some steamboat together with your friends and family?

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Address: 24A, Lebuh Leith, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: 11 AM-3 PM, 5.30 PM-10.30 PM (Closed on Mondays)

Status: Non-Halal

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

Bid 2020 A Farewell By Dining In These Spots

So there you have it, those are the 8 dinner spots in Penang we have compiled that you can consider having a meal to celebrate a brand new year. From all of us here, Happy 2021!

Also Read: 7 New Spots In Penang To Visit Before Ringing In A Brand New Year

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