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George Town Guided Food Tour

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Explore George Town's food and culture on a 4-hour evening guided tour, sampling local street food and ending with a unique cocktail experience.

Highlights

  • Embrace a 4-hour evening food trail in George Town, Penang, led by a native guide venturing through heritage sites and soaking in the nightlife of the city.
  • Indulge in up to 11 types of street food like the local Teh Tarik tea, quintessential Laksa, flaky Indian Rotis, egg tarts, and fiery Char Kuew Teow.
  • Discover the Clan Jetty and absorb the serene sea ambiance and intimate tales of the seaside community, imbibed with local flavors.
  • Conclude at a celebrated cocktail bar and taste a locally-inspired cocktail or mocktail, an ode to Penang’s rich ingredients.
  • Fun Fact: Char Kuew Teow is believed to have originated from Chaozhou in China's Guangdong province.

Inclusions

  • 4-hour tour in George Town
  • Local guide
  • Food and beverages at selected food stalls
  • 1 cocktail or mocktail

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

An Evening Stroll through Penang’s Culinary Heritage

Step into a vibrant culinary trail that transports you into Penang's rich history, beginning at the break of dusk. As day turns to night, the streets of George Town come alive with sizzling woks and boisterous vendors, a scene unchanged for decades. Embark on an insider's journey led by a local-born guide, sharing deep cultural insights and anecdotes. Get to taste time-honored recipes like the tantalizing Char Kway Teow, a firm favorite among the locals and holds a record as one of the world's best 50 foods. And it doesn't stop here! Sips of Teh Tarik, a hearty bowl of Laksa, flaky bites of Indian Rotis, and the best egg tarts await you on this food tour.

Clan Jetty Delights & Cocktail Conclusions

As the sun sets, embark on a visit to a Clan Jetty, a hidden local haven built over the sea where time seems to stand still. Uncover the romantic relationship Penang shares with the seas, tucked away in these century-old communities. The endnote is a symphony of flavors at a famous cocktail bar where the bartender crafts a cocktail teasing out local ingredients and spices. Be it your love for diverse culinary cultures or a quest for offbeat stories, this tour beckons the wanderer in you, one bite and a sip at a time.

Important Information

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility.

Restrictions

  • The experience is restricted for guests aged 21 and under.
  • To book this experience, you must book tickets for a minimum of 2 guests.
  • This tour can accommodate a maximum of 9 people in 1 group.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.
  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your Guide at Masjid Kapitan Keling.
  • Address: 14, Jln Buckingham, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

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Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Masjid Kapitan Keling. It is a quick 3-min walk to the meeting point.
  • Board buses #11, #101, #201 & more to get you there.
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