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Top 8 NEW Things To Try In Penang September 2019

Hello foodies! We’re back again with the monthly food guide. Here we’ve curated a list of the top 8 new things for you to try out in Penang this month to kick-start your next month right. So check out these restaurants and cafes in the month of September for a belly good time. Let’s go!

Top 8 NEW Things To Try In Penang September 2019

1. VC 43 Cafe

VC43 is a new cafe in Penang among the neighbourhood with rustic decorations and a lush of greeneries. It’s worth mentioning that the interior of the cafe is beyond amazing with different types of antiques and paintings taking over every corner of the cafe. You will have a good time taking photos for the ‘gram right here!

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At VC43 Cafe, you can find two food brands in Penang which are Hungry Bowl and Tik Tac Toast. Whether you build your own exciting bowl or pick out their best combination, Hungry Bowl never fails to deliver with fresh and interesting ingredients. If you’re not a fan of hungry bowl, you can get toasts such as Flossy Chicken and Smoked Salmon that are highly recommended too.

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📍 43, Jalan Padang Victoria, George Town 10400, Pulau Pinang

🕒 9 AM – 10 PM

2. Orinea by Farquhar Mansion

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Located on the highest floor of Sunrise at Gurney, Orinea is right at the heart of Gurney Bay. Fly along with the newly launched Orinea Grand High Tea and experience an elevated luxurious twist on contemporary cuisine with decadent flaky pastries and heavenly crafted delights, perfect! Besides enjoying the exquisite teas and the fine eats, you can also enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding. Don’t leave without taking a nice #ootd here.

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📍 68-18-1, Sunrise Gurney, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Georgetown, Penang

🕒 2 PM – 1 AM

3. Tiger Sugar

The long-awaited Tiger Sugar has finally opened its first outlet in Penang at Nagore Square. Instead of a complicated menu, they focus on perfecting each drink by bringing out the taste of every ingredient. Among its most popular offerings is the Brown Sugar Boba Fresh Milk With Cream Mousse.


The perfect combination of brown sugar and fresh milk creates a smooth and velvety texture. It will surely make you craving for more. That’s not all, you can get a 10% rebate for each cup if you bring your own reusable cups. To the Penangites that have never tried Tiger Sugar, what are you waiting for?

📍 166 & 168, Jalan Hutton, 10050 George Town, Penang

🕒 11 AM – 12 AM

4. Sober Ground

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A relatively new cafe in Penang, Sober Ground is for the hipsters. Definitely, a nice spot to relax with your buddies and even take pictures with their minimalist decorations. Here, you can order coffee, desserts, cakes and their signature ice cream waffles. Get your sweet cravings fixed and get laid back at this Instagrammable spot. Trust me, your feed will look so much cooler!

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📍 28, Jalan Phuah Hin Leong, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang.

🕒 11 AM -11 PM (Weekdays) | 10 AM – 12 AM (Weekends)

5. Curry Noodle House 咖喱面王子

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With 35 years of experience in selling Penang styled Curry Mee in Air Itam, Curry Noodle House has finally moved into a proper shop at Nagore Square. In addition to the Traditional Curry Noodle, their Cheese Dry Curry Mee and Curry Hot Pot are worth a try as well!

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Moreover, you are able to top the Curry Mee with your own preferred ingredients such as cheese, fishball, Taiwan sausage and many more of steamboat ingredients. If you’re looking for a place to enjoy a hearty meal in a more comfortable setting, stop by at Curry Noodle House.

📍 39, Jalan Nagor, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang

🕒 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM (Closed on Monday)

6. Shi Malatang Restaurant (食麻辣烫)

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Arena Curve in Bayan Lepas welcomes a new eatery – Shi Malatang Restaurant. They serve hot pot in three versions – Mala soup, Laksa and clear soup. There are more than 50 types of ingredients available for you to pick and it will be weighed by 100 grams – Meat & Seafood (RM 5.80 ) and Vegetable & Fish Ball (RM 3.80) upon your selection. Also, don’t leave without trying their Pork Chop Fried Rice, it will surely leave you craving for more.

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📍 No.72-1-25 Arena Curve, Jalan Mahsuri, Bandar Sunway Tunas, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

🕒 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

7. The Milk & Honey Cafe

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Going to The Milk & Honey Cafe feels like you’ve just entered grandma’s home. Their dessert menu is blissfully uncomplicated and full of Kochabi Tong Shui, snack and local-inspired dessert such as Ice Kacang, Bubur Caca Cendol and more. They’re little bowls of home with the ability to teleport us back to our childhood days instantly! Should you try it? Yes, without a doubt!

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📍 67, Jalan Pahang, George Town, Penang.

🕒 4:00 PM – 12:00 AM (Closed on Tuesday)

8. Din Ding Tea (津鼎茶)

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Din Ding Tea is a brand new kid on the block that serves Chinese cuisine with a twist. Heavily infused with Chinese decors, you’ll be surprised by the menu that they offer Chinse cuisine but also Southeast Asian delights. Don’t leave without trying their signature Sesame Oil Chicken. The tender chicken thigh matched perfectly with crisp ginger floss, every bite is heavenly.

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📍 5-G-35, Persiaran Mahsuri, The Promenade, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Penang.

🕒 10 AM – 10 PM (Closed on Wednesday)

List: 8 New Things To Try This Month

Finally, we’ve come to an end! We hope today’s Top 8 New Things To Try In Penang September 2019 treated you well. If you’ve got more suggestions, do let us know in the comment section! Have a nice day!

Read also: 10 Things To Know About Haidilao Before It Officially Opens In Gurney Paragon

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