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Food Tour Penang

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong | CIMB Bank @ Prangin Mall, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 12-212 3473
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 November 2014

This is definitely a tour for foodies. The unadventurous need not apply. You'll be eating entirely from street hawkers, including things like shaved ice of unknown purity dispensed out of rickety wagons, and elbowing for a spot on a dirty plastic table set out smack...More

9  Thank duckh00k
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The Food Tour Penang was great in the fact that we would have never been to these places had we not taken this tour. Kevin picked us up on time and was very pleasant. He took us for a 4.5 hour tour all around Penang...More

2  Thank 9sylvie
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We learned so much about Malaysian food and also your warm and welcoming culture. It was a truly memorable experience- we tried food with both Indian and Chinese influences and ate so much- it was impossible to eat it all. Thank-you to Jesi for being...More

1  Thank boriss154
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the evening food tour in Penang and all I can say is WOW! Junie and her lovely driver took such good care of us and we ate till we could eat no more. It was such an enjoyable tour and we learned so...More

Thank Jojo175
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was fantastic! Jessi picked us up promptly from our hotel and took us to try some really delicious foods. We were a group of 8 and she accommodated all of us by having a bus spacious enough for us all. She was very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Still can't believe how much we ate and drank in one night! We had about 20 dishes/ drinks and everything was delicious. We would never have been able to find all those hole in the wall places by ourselves. Definite highlight of our trip. Kevin...More

Thank Gabby G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our food tour in Penang with Jesi and Baptist was one of the highlights of our trip round Peninsular Malaysia. We tried a wide variety of different street food dishes (be hungry when you show up!) which we would not have sampled on our own....More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jesi and Baptist were phenomenal guides; friendly, informative and knowledgeable about local street food and Georgetown. A great way to find your feet in arrival in Penang. We booked it for our 1st night, and I would highly recommend this as jesi pointed out the...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Taking a tour is a MUST while being in Georgetown. Kevin has let me and my boyfriend try some of the traditional Malaysian, Chineese and Indian dishes. Not some, but 17 different types of food! Perfect experience for „begginers“ in Asia ;) He also left...More

1  Thank Marta W
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We had a great time with Junie. Finding all the hidden gems in Penang and tasting the variety of foods on offer. Junie is exceptionally knowledgeable about the differing varieties of food on offer and led us on a wonderful expedition of foods from all...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

I've done many different type of tours around the world and this is perhaps my favorite and a must do while in Penang. As I'm sure you already know from your extensive research on Malaysia, the country consist of three major cultures the Chinese, Indian...More

Thank Herlim L
Reviewed 18 September 2018

My boyfriend and I did a tour with Junie and Kevin on my boyfriend's birthday. They were very wonderful, answering all of our many questions and taking us to some great spots we would not have otherwise been able to find. We had a great...More

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4 July 2018|
Response from toh c | Reviewed this property |
Evening tour is best.Not that hot and in the evening the lights come out making the vista very nice
23 September 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
8 April 2017|
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