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Food Tour Penang

1 Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong | CIMB Bank @ Prangin Mall, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 12-212 3473
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With an epic and legendary history, Penang island is one of Malaysia’s most unique destinations. A world heritage site, a port and confluence of some of the oldest families in the country, Penang is a natural choice for visitors to have a sneak peek into being Malaysian. So hop on of our tours with an original Penang born and bred food guide. This is a small group tour with a local guide in a private vehicle. Explore with us the treats of yesteryear with the humble “Penang Lobak”, the “Appoms” and “Kuihs” found only in the Penang backstage and the Penang night hawkers. Come ready for an adventure!
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1 Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong | CIMB Bank @ Prangin Mall, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can not say enough about what an amazing experience this was - Jesi (and Baptist) took us on a fabulous tour of food stalls and restaurants that we would never have found on our own. Jesi's passion for food was wonderful and infectious throughout...More

Thank Elly764
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took the evening tour with Jesi and her driver which took us round (at least!) 5 different spots ranging from hawker stalls to sit down restaurants to try a huge variety of Malay , Chinese, Hokkien and Indian food. I tried things I would...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic food tour in January while in Penang on a cruise. We really wanted to get away from boring cruise excursions and we certainly did that! Jeremy was amazing dealing with our two families (4 adults, 4 kids ranging in age from...More

Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quality food here is a matter of personal taste.Prices are at a slight premium to hawker sites.However this is a tourist catchment area and rental is bound to be higher,Hence the price mark ups.My favourite hangout is Marrybrown Restaurant located at 5th floor of Prangin...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

We did an evening food tour with Kevin and had a blast! He took us to places where most tourists wouldn’t dream of going. We ate Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan food in tiny food stalls and enjoyed it all. Kevin knows this town and...More

Thank stuross
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Junie was a great guide and my partner and I just loved this evening tour. You visit all the sites in a van so you cover a lot of territory. Our small group all got along fabulously which made it even more special. Junie is...More

Thank Winstonthedog
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

Our guide was Kevin, who was great -- he took us on a personalized, private tour of the street food in Penang by way of his car. He took us to many different stalls, where we tasted cendol, assam laksa, char kuey teow, Indian pancake,...More

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Reviewed December 26, 2017

The tour was interesting and our tour guide was a very nice lady. We went to areas of Penang that we would not otherwise have gone to - which is both positive and negative (some areas weren't too salubrious, but I guess it was definitely...More

Thank Nick F
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

The food tour was one of the highlights of our 3-weeks travel through Malaysia. It was my birthday present and we had high expectations to get to know the culinary world of Penangs street food. After some mail contact with Jesi, Baptist and her picked...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

This was an amazing food experience through Penang. We only had one other couple join us so it felt more like a night out with friends than a tour. Jesi and Baptist were both so friendly, funny and full of information. The food we tried...More

Thank Aaron D
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PavethraP
September 22, 2017|
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Response from Turtle035 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Beta, We booked our tour through Food Tour Malaysia website and paid Aud$62 each - children are cheaper I think. It was a great night but not sure if it would really suit children of 3 & 6 as there is a bit of walking... More
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April 7, 2017|
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Hi, Please provide us your email details so that we can send you the information
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Hi, it's possible. Kindly email us your requirements at hello @ foodtourmalaysia . com
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