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penang food walking tour

Savor delicious treats at this Penang walking tour

Embark on a gastronomical adventure that samples Penang's greatest eats! Taste popular street food, fruits and sweets while your foodie guide shares the history that shaped Malaysia's food culture!

  • penang food walking tour
  • mangosteen
  • cendol
  • kopitiam
  • teh tarik
  • penang market visit
  • penang food tour
Have you ever wanted to have breakfast at a traditional Malaysian coffee shop called kopitiam? How about try well-loved dishes such as nasi lemak (rice cooked in coconut milk) and lobak (deep fried pork rolls)? Or munch on tropical fruits such as rambutan and durian?

This tour lets you taste the exciting flavors of Penang with a variety of dishes that is sure to leave you with a happy tummy!
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USD 29.00
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 29.00
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  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Beverages (no alcohol) / Meal (refer to the details in the schedule) / English-speaking guide
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  • 09:15 Meet Your Guide at Soho Free House, Penang Road
  • 09:30 Breakfast at a Kopitiam
    kopitiam The tour kicks off with a visit to one of the oldest Malaysian Chinese coffee shops that date back to 1940. Sample the well-loved Malay breakfast called "nasi lemak" with chili paste and boiled egg. Prawn fritters and lobak are also available for trying as you visit a popular lobak vendor.
  • Penang Market
    penang market visit Try some of the local seasonal fruits such as rambutan, mangosteen, dukong and the infamous durian. Various preserved fruits like nutmeg fruit, which is famous in Penang, also await curious foodies. You won't run out of choices with various kinds of seafood, dried goods and produce!
  • Penang Food Culture
    Penang_Tastes_and_Traditions (8) In the 8 to 10 stops you will visit, you will get the chance to try numerous snacks and street food (assam laksa, char kuey teow, murtabak). As you gorge on delicious treats, your tour guide will also show you around historical streets and heritage sites that shaped Penang's food culture.
  • Food Scene Highlights
    cendol Watch how crullers or yutiao are made and witness how local vendors make sun salted fish in one of Penang's earliest low-income housing estates. Afterwards, have a cool bowl of cendol, which is a serving of ice shavings with coconut milk and topped with green doughy strips and red beans.
  • Local Malaysian Drinks
    teh tarik Don't forget to try local favorite non-alcoholic drinks such as hot teh tarik (pulled tea), lime juice with sour plum, nutmeg juice and many more. The tour ends back at the market, where guests will be able to purchase food items they want to take home with them.
  • 12:30 Tour Ends at Penang Road
    • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • The tour fee does not include alcoholic beverages as well as other shopping expenses outside the itinerary.
    • This tour operates with a maximum of 12 participants.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 12.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 09:30 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 57.00
USD 57.00

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(4.60/5.00) 4.60 / 5
(5 reviews)

Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Meal (refer to the details in the schedule)


by: CityDiscovery
A great way to get into the best street food in Penang.
by: CityDiscovery
A fantastic way to sample a wide variety of foods in Penang in 3 hours - everything from sweet to savoury, liquid to solid. Guide made it easy and we didn't feel rushed. Walking through the markets on...more
by: CityDiscovery
Juni was particularly knowledgeable and patient as we stopped a lot to watch local activities. We ate so much and got to try all kinds of local dishes, watch them being made and interact with the loca...more
USD 57.00
USD 57.00
4.60 / 5
Flavors of Penang - Morning Street Food Tour