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Guided Street Food Tour in Penang

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3 hrs 30 mins
Guided tour

Embark on a flavorful 3.5-hour journey through Penang, as you explore its rich history and diverse culinary scene, led by a local guide.


  • Experience Malay culinary roots and cultural history on a 3.5-hour street food tour in Penang, the food capital of Malaysia.

  • Chow down local favorites like a savory bowl of Penang Laksa and fragrant Nasi Lemak, and watch the skilled vendors make the perfect Roti Canai for you.

  • Traverse through the vibrant streets of Penang featuring colonial architecture and stunning street art, and learn more about them from your local guide.

  • Unveil the intriguing role of secret societies in Penang history and explore how Chinese Clan Houses have influenced Penang’s culinary landscape.

  • Fun Fact: Get a unique taste of kindness at the first Penang Indian-Muslim restaurant known for serving free food to the underprivileged.


  • 3.5-hour food tour in Penang

  • Expert guide

  • Food and beverages at selected food stalls

cancellation policy

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

Penang's Gastronomic Glory

Embark on a vibrant journey through Penang's food-fueled streets, a region lauded as Malaysia's food capital. Guided by a local expert, drench your senses in the heady aromas permeating the air as you navigate the local fare. From the tantalizing Roti Canai and zesty Penang Laksa to aromatic Nasi Lemak, each finger-licking dish reflects the island's varied culture and traditions. Savoring these dishes is a step back in time, a way to connect with the historical events that have shaped Penang.

Art, Temples, and More

Between bites, be mesmerized by the heritage-rich monuments of Penang, a testament to its diverse history and ethnic melting pot. Discover tales of secret societies whose fierce rivalries once led to their prohibition under British law. Savor the sights of vibrant street art, with creative depictions ranging from the mundane to socio-cultural issues. Learn about Chinese heritage Clan Houses and how they still nurture ancient culinary flavors and visit the oldest Taoist temple of Penang, the Goddess of Mercy Temple.

Important Information

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility.

  • Please dress according to the weather and carry an umbrella, rain or shine.


  • A minimum of 2 individuals are required for the tour to operate.

  • 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 30 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Mydin.

  • Address: 258, Jln Penang, George Town, 10000 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Penang Road. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #11, #101, and more to get you there.

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