The sunny island of Penang, an amazing place full of places to explore and eat! And not to forget, this island full of heritage and colourful history is also one of the best photo-worthy places in Malaysia – perfect for the best #OOTD and the best #foodie shots πŸ˜‰


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Penang is known for its vibrant street art that makes some of the most eye-catching backrgounds or subject for any photo, but did you know that there are plenty of other picturesque locations for you to explore to up your Instagram game? And the best part? There are plenty of Muslim-friendly Penang food to feast on after a day of posing for the camera! We’ve listed 10 of the best photo-worthy locations on the island with nearby food for you to plan out your next photo adventure.

Do note that the driving time for each location may change depending on the time of the day. Penang traffic can be wildly unpredictable, after all.

1. City Hall

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The Penang City Hall is a true testament to the Colonial British architecture. The building’s stark design stands out in the middle of Georgetown with its pure white Edwardian Baroque architecture and makes a totally post-card worthy photo 😍

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Address: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Nearby Muslim-friendly eateries (refer below for more details):

1- Restoran Kapitan (10 minutes walk / 6 minutes drive)

2. Nasi Kandar Beratur (4 minutes drive / 10 minutes walk)

3. Mee Sotong Special Hameed Pata (5 minutes walk)

4. Sup Hameed (3 minutes drive / 15 minutes walk)

5. Roti canai transfer road (7 minutes drive)

6. Restoran Padang nasi minang (8 minutes drive)

7. Wheeler’s Coffee Cafe (11 minutes walk / 6 minutes drive)

8. Jawi House Cafe Gallery Penang (7 minutes drive / 13 minutes walk)

9. The Safe room (14 minutes walk / 7 minutes drive)

10. Cafe Lagenda (7 minutes drive / 14 minutes walk)

11. Kesum art restaurant (9 minutes walk / 6 minutes drive)

12. Tajuddin Hussain (4 minutes drive / 9 minutes walk)

13. Nasi Dalca Rahim (10 minutes walk / 4 minutes drive)

14. Jalil Special Ais Kacang & Coconut Shake (5 minutes walk)

15. Hameediyah (6 minutes drive)

16. Bee Hwa (6 minutes drive)

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2. Tan Jetty

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With long and straight paths, jetty’s are always stunning locations for the perfect photo of the day. Tan Jetty is one of the six clan jetties in Penang and has its own picturesque charm with its minimally curved wooden pathway on near still water 😊 On a good day, you might even see a spectacular sunset across the horizon! And don’t be surprised to find couples having their pre-wedding photoshoots there too.

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Address: 10300 George Town, Penang

Nearby Muslim-friendly eateries (refer below for more details):

1. Restoran Kapitan (5 minutes drive / 10 minutes walk)

2. Nasi Kandar Beratur (10 minutes walk / 6 minutes drive)

3. Mee Sotong Special Hameed Pata (4 minutes drive)

4. Sup Hameed (6 minutes drive)

5. Roti canai transfer road (8 minutes drive)

6. Restoran Padang nasi minang (9 minutes drive)

7. Wheeler’s Coffee Cafe (15 minutes walk / 7 minutes drive)

8. Jawi House Cafe Gallery Penang (6 minutes drive / 9 minutes walk)

9. The Safe room (13 minutes walk / 8 minutes drive)

10. Cafe Lagenda (8 minutes drive / 13 minutes walk)

11. Kesum art restaurant (15 minutes walk / 8 minutes drive)

12. Tajuddin Hussain (7 minutes drive / 12 minutes walk)

13. Nasi Dalca Rahim (12 minutes walk / 7 minutes drive)

14. Jalil Special Ais Kacang & Coconut Shake (4 minutes drive)

15. Hameediyah (10 minutes drive)

16. Bee Hwa (10 minutes drive)

17. Deen’s Maju Nasi Kandar (7 minutes drive)

3. Jawi Peranakan Mansion

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Peranakan Culture has always and probably will be a large part of Penang, and the one place to fully immerse yourself in Peranakan culture in Penang is at the Jawi Peranakan Mansion. With its ornate colours, intricate tiles, and touches of Peranakan details in almost every aspect of its design and decorations, you’ll feel like you’ve taken a step back into the past 😊And it’s stunning archways and opulent details make one of the most beautiful backgrounds for a vacation #OOTD! Not to mention that you’ll be able to learn a lot about the Peranakan Culture too.

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Address: 153, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Contact: 04-218 9858
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Nearby Muslim-friendly eateries (refer below for more details):

1. Restoran Kapitan (8 minutes drive / 16 minutes walk)

2. Nasi Kandar Beratur (14 minutes walk / 6 minutes drive)

3. Mee Sotong Special Hameed Pata (6 minutes drive)

4. Sup Hameed (10 minutes walk / 3 minutes drive)

5. Roti canai transfer road (3 minutes walk)

6. Restoran Padang nasi minang (4 minutes walk)

7. Wheeler’s Coffee Cafe (13 minutes walk / 4 minutes drive)

8. Jawi House Cafe Gallery Penang (6 minutes drive)

9. The Safe room (10 minutes walk / 4Β  minutes drive)

10. Cafe Lagenda (4 minutes drive / 10 minutes walk)

11. Kesum art restaurant (15 minutes walk / 5 minutes drive)

12. Tajuddin Hussain (9 minutes drive / 16 minutes walk)

13. Nasi Dalca Rahim (16 minutes walk / 9 minutes drive)

14. Jalil Special Ais Kacang & Coconut Shake (7 minutes drive)

15. Hameediyah (6 minutes walk)

16. Bee Hwa (5 minutes walk)

17. Deen’s Maju Nasi Kandar (7Β  minutes drive)

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4. Khoo Kongsi

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Khoo Kongsi is one of the most visited attractions in Penang, and with its elaborate architecture and designs, it’s no surprise why 😊 The lavishly decorated temple was built around 650 years ago and is a big part of the Hokkien community on the island. Find yourself exploring the amazing structure with plenty of ornate and lavish details that are perfect for your next Instagram upload πŸ˜‰

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Address: 18, Cannon Square, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Contact: Β 04-261 4609
Opening hours: 9am – 5pm daily
Website
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Nearby Muslim-friendly eateries (refer below for more details):

1. Restoran Kapitan (5 minutes walk)

2. Nasi Kandar Beratur (4 minutes walk)

3. Mee Sotong Special Hameed Pata (6 minutes drive)

4. Sup Hameed (8 minutes drive)

5. Roti canai transfer road (10 minutes drive / 15 minutes walk)

6. Restoran Padang nasi minang (10 minutes drive)

7. Wheeler’s Coffee Cafe (8 minutes walk / 7 minutes drive)

8. Jawi House Cafe Gallery Penang (3 minutes walk)

9. The Safe room (6 minutes walk)

10. Cafe Lagenda (7 minutes walk)

11. Kesum art restaurant (9 minutes walk / 9 minutes drive)

12. Tajuddin Hussain (8 minutes drive / 6 minutes walk)

13. Nasi Dalca Rahim (5 minutes walk)

14. Jalil Special Ais Kacang & Coconut Shake (15 minutes walk / 6 minutes drive)

15. Hameediyah (11 minutes drive / 11 minutes walk)

16. Bee Hwa (13 minutes walk / 11 minutes drive)

5. Penang War Museum

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Take a step back in time at the Penang War Museum and explore the timeless site filled with wartime artefacts and preserved forts! The museum is located on a site where the battle against the Japanese and the British army for Penang occurred. Take your time and explore the place – you can tour plenty of sights there such as barracks, tunnels, and secret passageways. With an amazing historical reserve like this, it’ll add a unique old-time touch to all your photos 😎

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Address: Β Jalan Batu Maung, 11960 Batu Maung, Pulau Pinang
Contact: 04-626 5142
Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday 9am – 6pm, Friday and Saturday 9am – 6pm & 8pm – 10pm
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Nearby Muslim-friendly eateries (refer below for more details):

1. Minah Restaurant (18 minutes drive)

2. Ilyana Cafe (15 minutes drive)

6. Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

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You can’t have a list of Instagrammable spots in Penang without including the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion πŸ˜‰ This beautiful blue mansion has been a popular spot for many travellers and photographers with its cobalt blue walls, peranakan touches, and intricate designs. The mansion is now a boutique hotel and a restaurant but you can drop by for a visit (or even join some of their multiple daily tours) and take advantage of one of the most picturesque structures in town. Every single corner of the mansion is meant to be photographed with its lavish mix of eastern and western designs.

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Address:Β 14, Leith St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
Contact: 04-262 0006
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Nearby Muslim-friendly eateries (refer below for more details):

1. Restoran Kapitan (6 minutes drive / 10 minutes walk)

2. Nasi Kandar Beratur (11 minutes walk / 5 minutes drive)

3. Mee Sotong Special Hameed Pata (4 minutes drive)

4. Sup Hameed (4 minutes walk)

5. Roti canai transfer road (8 minutes walk / 5 minutes drive)

6. Restoran Padang nasi minang (5 minutes drive / 8 minutes walk)

7. Wheeler’s Coffee Cafe (3 minutes drive / 7 minutes walk)

8. Jawi House Cafe Gallery Penang (5 minutes drive / 14 minutes walk)

9. The Safe room (9 minutes walk / 3 minutes drive)

10. Cafe Lagenda (3 minutes drive / 9 minutes walk)

11. Kesum art restaurant (7 minutes walk / 3 minutes drive)

12. Tajuddin Hussain (5 minutes drive / 11 minutes walk)

13. Nasi Dalca Rahim (11 minutes walkΒ  / 6 minutes drive)

14. Jalil Special Ais Kacang & Coconut Shake (4 minutes drive / 13 minutes walk)

15. Hameediyah (7 minutes walk)

16. Bee Hwa (7 minutes walk)

7. Entopia

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This beautiful glass-like dome observatory is worth the trip out of Georgetown and into Batu Ferringhi. Explore the maze-like land filled with lush tropical greens and over 13 000 friendly butterflies flying freely, that a perfect to add a finishing pop of colour to your photos 😍

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Address: No.830, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Pulau Pinang
Contact: 04-888 8111
Opening hours: 9am – 6pm daily
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Nearby Muslim-friendly eateries (refer below for more details):

1. Restoran Khaleel

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8. The Church of Assumption

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With its all-white decor and simple old-school western design, the Church of Assumption stands out as one of the most photo-worthy spots in Penang. 😍 The church is also believed to be one of the oldest church in Penang and was founded by Penang’s iconic Captain Francis Light. With its stunning architecture and minimalist colours, it’ll definitely give your #OOTD an awesome boost πŸ˜‰

Do note that the church is still an active space for worshippers, and be mindful of worshippers who may be there for their personal religious reasons.

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Address:Β Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Contact: 04-261 0088
Website

Nearby Muslim-friendly eateries (refer below for more details):

1. Restoran Kapitan (9 minutes walk / 7 minutes drive)

2. Restoran Beratur (9 minutes walk / 6 minutes drive)

3. Mee Sotong Special Hameed Pata (4 minutes drive / 13 minutes walk)

4. Sup Hameed (7 minutes walk /1-minute drive)

5. Roti canai transfer road (5 minutes drive / 13 minutes walk)

6. Restoran Padang nasi minang (5 minutes drive / 13 minutes walk)

7. Wheeler’s Coffee Cafe (3 minutes walk)

8. Jawi House Cafe Gallery Penang (10 minutes walk / 7 minutes drive)

9. The Safe room (8 minutes walk / 5 minutes drive)

10. Cafe Lagenda (5 minutes drive / 10 minutes walk)

11. Kesum art restaurant (3 minutes walk)

12. Tajuddin Hussain (7 minutes walk)

13. Nasi Dalca Rahim (8 minutes walk)

14. Jalil Special Ais Kacang & Coconut Shake (9 minutes walk / 4 minutes drive)

15. Hameediyah (11 minutes walk / 4 minutes drive)

16. Bee Hwa (13 minutes walk / 3 minutes drive)

9. Avatar Secret Garden

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As the name indicates, this secret garden is inspired by the Hollywood blockbuster, Avatar. End your day here as the attraction only starts from the evening onwards, and find yourself exploring a jaw-dropping fantasy land. The entire park has been tastefully laced with bright neon lights, giving an alien and surreal atmosphere 😍

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Address: 336, Jalan Tokong Thai Pak Koong, Tanjung Tokong, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 8am – 12am daily

Nearby Muslim-friendly eateries (refer below for more details):

1. Mee goreng bangkok lane (12 minutes drive)

10. Penang Hill

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Penang Hill is a favourite among many travellers because of its picturesque views from the top of the hill, and its lush greens surrounding the vicinity. You can reach the top of the hill by hiking, or taking the easier way up – by train! Once you reach the top, don’t forget to take a panoramic shot of Georgetown too 😎

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Address: Penang Hill

Nearby Muslim-friendly eateries (refer below for more details):

1. Air Itam Assam Laksa (4 minutes drive)

Eateries in Penang near listed locations:
1. Restoran Kapitan

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For the days when you’re craving a tender and juicy tandoori chicken – Nasi Kapitan is the place to be! Each piece of chicken is deeply marinated in a special sauce giving it a lovely taste of spices! Don’t forget to pair your chickens up with an awesome plate of biryani too πŸ˜‹

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 93, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
Opening hours: 24 hours
Contact: 04-250 4316

2. Restoran Beratur

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This won’t be your usual lunchtime spot, instead, this will be your awesome nasi kandar supper spot since it’s open 24 hours πŸ˜‰ Have a tasty plate of nasi kandar banjir with delicious beef curry, juicy fried chicken or both! And remember to try out their amazing sotong too!

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 98, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 24 hours

3. Mee Sotong Special Hameed Pata

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Any local Penang foodie would know that Hameed Pata is THE place to get the best mee sotong on the island (some even argue it’s the best in the country). Be prepared to queue up though since the eatery is full on a daily basis, and it’s really no surprise with its delicious mee sotong cooked in other tasty ingredients πŸ˜‰

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 19, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 11am – 8pm, closed on Sundays
Contact: 013-431 9384

4. Sup Hameed

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Sup Hameed may be a nasi kandar eatery, but the place is iconic for its soups and rotis instead! Enjoy bowls of slurp-worthy soups of different varieties from the usual lamb and beef, to intestines πŸ˜‹

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 48, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 7am – 3am daily
Contact: 04-229 4851
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5. Roti canai transfer road

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One of the best breakfast spots in town! You need to be there early to make sure you get a table, or you might have to wait for a while. The stall is known for their variety of ways of serving roti canai – from runny half-boiled egg served on your roti canai, or banjir it with tasty freshly made curry 😍

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 114, 110, Jalan Transfer, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 7am – 12pm daily

6. Restoran Padang Nasi Minang

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There’s more to Penang food than nasi kandar, feast instead on a delicious meal of Indonesian cuisine – nasi padang! Challenge your taste buds with their spicy chillies, Indonesian curries, fried fish stuffed with sambal, and of course a nice plate of hot steamed rice 😎

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 92, Jalan Transfer, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 11am – 3pm daily

7. Wheeler’s

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Food status: Uses halal-certified ingredients. Alcohol is served separately on premise. We advise readers to dine at their own discretion.
Address: 67, Lorong Love, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 8.30am – 2pm daily
Contact: 019-524 7703
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8. Jawi House Cafe Gallery Penang

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Instead of the usual iconic Penang roadside stalls, find yourself dining in a comfortable gallery instead πŸ˜‰ The cosy cafe is located within a gallery on the famous Armenian street and perfect for some shelter away from the island heat! Check out their second floor which has a collection of Malaysian textiles such as batik and crafts by local artists. The menu ranges from Peranakan to Western, and some of their highlights on the menu include nasi lemak, nasi lemuni on a tasty yoghurt cheesecake for dessert πŸ˜‹

Food status: Uses halal-certified ingredients and Muslim-owned
Address: 85, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200 Penang Malaysia, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Wednesday to Monday 11am – 10pm, closed on Tuesdays
Contact:Β 04-261 3680
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9. The Safe Room

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Once you’re done snapping some amazing photos in Georgetown, drop by this unique cafe that served liquid nitrogen desserts! Aside from delicious food, the main highlight of this place is its open kitchen that allows patrons to see the chefs preparing their food from the start until the freezing process before it’s served to the table πŸ˜‰ And for the super hungry ones, don’t worry, the cafe also serves a variety of western mains.

Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients & Muslim-owned
Address: 42 Lebuh Campbell, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Tuesday to Thursday 12pm-11pm, Friday to Sunday 12pm – 12am, closed on Mondays
Contact: 016-521 2860
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10. Cafe Lagenda

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Be prepared to be amazed since your food is served beautifully in congkak trays, or as a tower of rice! Lagenda Cafe is well-known on the island for its Indonesian-Malay cuisine, some meals even with some Western influence. Enjoy delights such as kelaman roasted chicken and the classic gado-gado, or indulge in a mouthwatering dessert of panna cotta seri muka kuih!

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 43, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 11am – 11pm daily
Contact: 04-261 2293
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11. Kesum art restaurant

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Enjoy some local southern Malaysian delicacies at this spot perfect for art lovers and foodies πŸ˜‰ The cosy gallery serves some of the best southern food in town with meals such as laksa Johor, assam pedas and mee rebus! Once you’re done with your satisfying meal, check out their collection of art by local Penang artists too. Do not that this place only has 5 tables and 30 meal sets available daily.

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: Β 57, Stewart Ln, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang, George Town, 12000 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 12pm – 8pm, closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 11.30am – 6.30pm
Contact: 04-262 5757
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12. Tajuddin Hussain

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Another of Penang’s well-known nasi kandar eatery is Tajuddin Hussain that serves some of the best curries in town πŸ˜‹ Delight yourselves over a variety of curries such as a tasty plate of chicken curry or lamb korma, and topp it up with more of their delectable lauk!

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 45-63, Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 10am – 3pm & 6pm – 10pm, Friday 10am – 1.30pm & 3pm – 6pm, Saturday 10am – 3pm & 6pm – 10pm, closed on Sundays

13. Nasi Dalca Rahim

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Head over to Penang’s Little India and savour in a delicious plate of nasi dalca! Between its drool-worthy dalca, juicy fried chicken, and chutney, you might just end up coming back here for round two πŸ˜‹

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 5.30pm – 12.30am, closed on Mondays
Contact: 014-907 8052

14. Jalil Special Ais Kacang & Coconut Shake

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Beat the island heat with a bowl of cooling and refreshing ais kacang! This delicious coconut delight will cool you down to be ready for your next photo-worthy exploration πŸ˜‹

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 1, Light St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
Opening hours: 11am – 8pm daily
Contact: 016-402 9216
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15. Hameediyah

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An iconic nasi kandar eatery in Penang and also known as the oldest nasi kandar establishment in the state, Hameediyah remains as popular as ever with its drool-worthy meals πŸ˜‰ Some of their highlights include mutton korma, beef kapitan and beef rendang!

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Saturday to Thursday 10am – 10pm, Friday 10am – 12.30pm & 3pm – 10pm
Contact: 04-261 1095
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16. Bee Hwa

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It’s not easy to find Muslim-friendly local Chinese cuisine in Penang, but luckily for us, Bee Hwa serves some super authentic Muslim-friendly version of it! Enjoy like a local and dine on delicious char kuey teow or kuey teow soup with delicious flavours that will linger on the tip of your tongue πŸ˜‹

Food status: Pork-free, lard-free, and alcohol-free
Address: 10, Lebuh Dickens, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 7am – 3pm, closed on Sundays
Contact: 04-263 6092
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17. Deen Maju Nasi Kandar

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A hustling and bustling eatery that’sΒ always filled with customers from the time it opens until it closes, and that’s how you know the nasi kandar there is worth the try πŸ˜‰ Indulge in a hot plate of nasi kandar banjir with juicy fried chicken, and don’t worry about the crowd. Deen Maju is known for their super fast serving speed!

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 170, Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours:
Contact: 012-425 2421
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18. Minah Restaurant

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Drop by Minah for a tasty plate of kampung food. The eatery has been around for over 60 years and still serves some of the best local food on the island πŸ˜‹ Help yourself to a plate of rice with an assortment of lauk such as fish curry, grilled prawns, and vegetables!

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Taman Tun Sardon, 11700 Gelugor, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 8am – 6pm, closed on Mondays
Contact:Β 04-658 1234
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19. Ilyana Cafe

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You can’t visit an island and not enjoy their seafood delights πŸ˜‰ Ilyana’s is where you’ll find all the seafood to satisfy your cravings! Enjoy on delicious seafood meals such as lala, fish and prawns. And don’t forget to try their famous mee udang too!

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 10, Gerai JKKK, Jalan Gertak Sanggul, Teluk Kumbar, 11910 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Saturday to Wednesday 12pm – 1am, Friday 3pm – 1am, closed on Thursdays
Contact: 04-649 2120
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20. Restoran Khaleel

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Restoran Khaleel is a successful chain of nasi kandar restaurants in Penang. The place is known for is delicious murtabak banjir and of course, a variety of Penang’s delicious nasi kandar πŸ˜‹

Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 187, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours:
Contact: 04-885 1469

21. Air Itam Assam Laksa

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Located next to the Air Itam market, this assam laksa stall has been around for years serving Penangites and travellers the best assam laksa in town πŸ˜‹ Slurp up this thick delicious noodles drenched in fish and vegetable gravy for the ultimate Penang food experience!

Food status: Uses only fish meat and vegetarian ingredients
Address: Jalan Pasar, Paya Terubong, 11500 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 10.30am – 7pm daily
Contact: 012-500 7063
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And there you have it, 10 places to explore on Penang Island for the best photos (that aren’t street art). It’s time to pack up that photographer and foodie friends of yours for an exciting trip to the amazing island 😊

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