Top 10 Must-Try Cendol Spots In Penang (2024 Guide)

Been having a sweet tooth lately? Perfect timing! Here are 10 must-try cendol spots in Penang to satisfy all your cravings. Let’s dive into each delightfully icy bowl and find our favourite now!


10 Must-Try Cendol In Penang

1. Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul

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Famed as a Legendary spot for iconic must-try Teochew cendol, we’re starting our cendol feasting at Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul. Running their business for more than 88 years, this coconut milk and Gula Melaka infused cendol is Penang’s true pride and joy. With a never-ending long queue, it’s definitely worth the hype.   

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Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul 

Address: 27-29, Lebuh Keng Kwee, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang


Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday (10 am – 5 pm)

Status: Pork-free

Link (s): Website Facebook | Instagram


2. Penang Road Nyonya Cendol 

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Renowned for its Nyonya and Teochew Cendol that boasts a well balanced combination of coconut milk and pandan at an affordable price of RM 4.50 per bowl, Penang Road Nyonya Cendol is our next must-try spot! Loaded with lots of red beans and green jelly noodles, each spoonful will be a refreshingly delicious escape from the scorching Penang heat and a memory that you’ll savour long after the last icy drop is gone. 


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Penang Road Nyonya Cendol 

Address: 27, Lebuh Keng Kwee, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday (9.30 am – 6 pm)

Status: Pork-free

3. Kulim Road Best Cendol 

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Feeling adventurous? Don’t be shy! Kulim Road’s best-selling Cendol Pulut is made for the truly bold. As a unique black glutinous rice made delight, pulut hitam adds a textural contrast to take your cendol cravings to another dimension. Memang shiok!  

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Kulim Road Best Cendol 

Address: 11, Tingkat Tenang, Taman Tenang, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang 

Operating Hours: Tuesday to Friday (11 am – 5 pm), Saturday & Sunday (11 am – 5.30 pm), Closed on Mondays 

Status: Muslim-owned 

Link (s): FacebookInstagram

4. Ais Tingkap Penang 

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As a famous spot for cendol since 1919, Ais Tingkap Penang will be your oasis on a hot summer’s day. Quench your thirst with some of their crowd-favourite Ais Sarbat Lemon and Ais Kepala Laici drinks while tucking into some irresistible Cendol and Ais Kacang shaved ice desserts. Every bite is a refreshing explosion, cooling you down from the inside out.

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Ais Tingkap Penang 

Address: 2, Lebuh Tamil, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang 

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday (1 – 7.30 pm)

Status: Muslim-owned 

Link (s): FacebookInstagram

5. Cendol Asli Pak Haji

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Nestled near the soothing waves of Miami Green Beach, Cendol Asli Pak Haji is a hidden gem that you shouldn’t miss! Operating for over 13 years, this humble stall is a favourite amongst locals and tourists as they enjoy cendol on a picnic by the sea. It’s good vibes and blissful cendol all round!   

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Cendol Asli Pak Haji

Address: Kampung Batu Feringgi, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Penang 

Operating Hours: Open Only On Saturdays & Sundays (10 am – 6 pm)

Status: Muslim-owned 

Link (s): Facebook 

6. Haji Cendol & Coconut Shake

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Operating since 1927, Haji Cendol & Coconut Shake is the perfect spot for a quick cool-down between exploring George Town’s lively street art, a post-shopping pick-me-up or simply as a delightful afternoon treat. Their Cendol Durian, Cendol Jagung, Cendol Kacang Merah, Ais Kacang and even Coconut Shakes will be a refreshingly delicious escape from the heat and an experience that you’ll treasure for many years to come. Don’t forget to snack on the Cheese Corn Dog or Rojak if you’re feeling extra hungry!  

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Haji Cendol & Coconut Shake

Address: 56, Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang 

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday (11 am – 7 pm)

Status: Pork-free

Link (s): Facebook

7. Tony’s Ice Kacang & Cendol

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Serving up icy refreshments for generations and keeping Penang cool one slurp at a time, Tony’s Ice Kacang & Cendol will definitely become your favourite cendol spot whenever you’re in Penang. With the finest shaved ice that immediately melts in your mouth at a value for money cost of only RM 3.80, there’s even generous portions of toppings here. So, what are you waiting for? Seal the deal and make it a dessert adventure to remember with best-sellers like the classic Cendol and Ais Kacang.

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Tony’s Ice Kacang & Cendol

Address: Medan Batu Lanchang, Taman Sri Damai, 11600 Jelutong, Pulau Pinang 

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday (11 am – 6.15 pm)

Status: Pork-free

Link (s): Facebook

8. Jalil Special Ice Kacang & Coconut Shake

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Feeling hungry for more? Let’s head over to Jalil Special Ice Kacang & Coconut Shake next! With a refreshing taste and fragrant smell, the Cendol Pulut, Coconut Milkshake and Ais Kacang ABC are all must-trys here. Don’t forget to try some of Hameed Pata’s iconic Mee Sotong that’s nearby too.    

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Jalil Special Ice Kacang & Coconut Shake

Address: 1, Lebuh Light, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang 

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday (11 am – 8 pm)

Status: Muslim-owned 

Link (s): Facebook

9. Best Said Cendol

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Best Said’s Durian Cendol is a masterpiece of simplicity perfected. Green, jelly-like cendol noodles, bursting with the fragrance of pandan leaves, intertwine with a mountain of shaved ice and a touch of palm sugar for a hint of sweetness. A generous helping of durian, red beans, corn and creamy coconut milk complete the ensemble. Enjoy your bowl of cooling cendol goodness with a chill nature-like roadside environment all around you.    

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Best Said Cendol

Address: Tepi Taman Burung, Jalan Todak Pusat Bandar Seberang Jaya, 13700 Perai, Pulau Pinang 

Operating Hours: Wednesday to Monday (11 am – 6.30 pm), Closed on Tuesdays 

Status: Muslim-owned 

Link (s): Facebook

10. Gerai Cendol Pak Sharif 

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We’re wrapping up our cendol adventure with a vibrant one! Situated in the heart of Bayan Lepas, Gerai Cendol Pak Sharif will have you grinning with cool relief. Make sure to give their comforting Cendol Durian, Ais Kacang Jagung and soothing Laici Kang desserts a taste. It’s definitely one for the Gram!   

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Gerai Cendol Pak Sharif 

Address: Lorong Kampung Jawa, 8, Jalan Bahagia, Bayan Baru, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday (2.30 – 7 pm), Closed on Sundays 

Status: Muslim-owned 

Link (s): Facebook

Let’s Cendol It Up, Sweet Tooth Enthusiasts!

Found a cendol spot that caught your eye? Make sure to check out all these refreshing cendol spots whenever you’re in the mood for something sweet. After all, cendol is fondly recognised as the reigning Champion of Penang’s local desserts scene and you’ll soon see why after your very first icy slurp!

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