Things to do in Penang, restaurants, hotels, attractions, shopping and nightlife. Know more. Do more.

Editor's picks

A Mug-nificent October

Guinness Anchor Berhad’s record-setting big Oktoberfest mug will be making an appearance in Penang Island.

Homie Delights Guest House
Hotels & Accommodation

This quaint and affordable guest house blends together a unique heritage and home experience.

Tree Bar

It's not just a bar. It's Tree Bar.

Things to do

Penang Bird Park

Largest bird park of its kind in Malaysia and home to over 300 species from around the world.


Three schoolmates unite their love for food by setting up Burmah108.

Project Occupy Beach Street

Every Sunday, this project will clear the roads for street soccer, car boot sales and more.

Where to Stay

G Hotel Kelawai

G Hotel's latest accommodation is due to open in 2014.

Lang Hoose

This hotel-bar-cafe exudes rustic charm and is decorated with vibrant colours pleasing to the eye.


Sinkeh has no means of being in the know and hides itself discreetly along Lebuh Melayu.

Eating Out

Busy Bodhi Cafe

You could settle for coffee here but grown ups are more than welcome to enjoy their whisky instead.

Just Something

If you value childhood toys and vintage atmosphere, Just Something may just be your type of cafe.

Baa Baa Black Sheep

The café’s simple and straightforward interior reflects clearly the kind of western fare it serves.

Arts & Entertainment

South East Asian Film Showcase

SEA Film Showcase will highlight the film work of Teuku Zakaria bin Teuku Nyak Puteh otherwise known as P. Ramlee, the legendary actor, director, and musician.

Boria Fest

The Boria is a Penang Malay-Jawi Peranakan parody theatre which originates from the ancient Persian ta'ziyeh.

Syiok Wasabi Fest

Syiok Wasabi is an art market project initiated by a group of Penang local artists in collaboration with Japanese artists who brought their art pieces to Penang.

Bars, Pubs & Clubs

Wine Lovers Soiree at That Little Wine Bar

Every Thursday, That Little Wine Bar opens its doors for a weekly soiree for wine lovers.

Georgetown Wines

This new wine bar is set in a beautiful old mews, nestled within the heritage zone of George Town.

Mish Mash

Molecular mixology style drinks in this cafe, tobacconist and gallery rolled into one. We like it!