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3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Dinner Hop in George Town Penang

By Heritage on a Plate
Recommended by 98% of travellers
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Discover the highlights of Penang's historic city center, Georgetown, with the benefit of a food-oriented walking tour led by a local guide. Find out where the best vendors and hawkers serve up fresh dishes influenced by culinary traditions from Malaysia, India, and China. Explore eateries around Little India, Armenian Street, and Chulia Street, and learn about Penang’s multicultural history and food culture along the way.
from
RM 283.86
per adult
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RM 283.86
per adult

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Ages 0-99, max of 4 per group
Duration:3h
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Ticket type:Mobile
English

Highlights
  • Food and walking tour with enough tastings to make up a meal
  • Hear about the history of Georgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Ideal for first-time visitors and people who love food
  • Small-group tour allows for a more personalized experience

  • Professional English speaking host
  • Dinner and beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Little India - Penang
  • Entry/Admission - Armenian Street
  • Entry/Admission - Chulia Street
What's not included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Personal expenses


Departure details
  • Ren I Tang Heritage Inn, 82 A, Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia Go to the corner of Lebuh Penang and Lebuh China, and the Ren is the white colonial style building on the corner. You will meet your host at the Bistro on the ground floor. If you're early or have any questions, simply inform the staff at the Bistro that you're here for the Heritage on a Plate food tour.
Return details
  • Chulia Street, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 39723P2

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

A note from 3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Dinner Hop in George Town Penang
  • We are required by the Malaysian government to deny service to any guests with a body temperature of 100F(37.8C) or above, or if they exhibit symptoms of persistent cough & sneezing, or any combination of the above.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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What is the 3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Dinner Hop in George Town Penang cancellation policy?
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3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Dinner Hop in George Town Penang is hosted by Heritage on a Plate. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Heritage on a Plate on Tripadvisor. Discover and book 3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Dinner Hop in George Town Penang on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 39723P2

Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Ren I Tang Heritage Inn
    82 A, Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
    Go to the corner of Lebuh Penang and Lebuh China, and the Ren is the white colonial style building on the corner. You will meet your host at the Bistro on the ground floor. If you're early or have any questions, simply inform the staff at the Bistro that you're here for the Heritage on a Plate food tour.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Little India - Penang
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Armenian Street
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Chulia Street
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Chulia Street
    Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
    See address & details
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

edwardmX7139CP
edwardmX7139CP
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Fantastic experience
We shared a wonderful day in Penang with Jeremy. He's a hugely knowledgeable and passionate guide. We crammed a hug
jenbopops20
jenbopops20
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Great night food tour in Penang!
Do yourself a big foodie favour and make time to do this walking tour around the streets of Penang with Danny. We
nhnovelist
nhnovelist
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Best Food Tour We've Ever Been On
My husband and I are total foodies. We've been on a few dozen food tours across three continents. And this was hand
U3236XGemmaw
U3236XGemmaw
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Must do in Penang!
I had my tour with Danny and he was extremely knowledgeable about George Town - the history, culture and the food!
S6056JVemilyd
S6056JVemilyd
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Awesome way to experience the city
The lunch hop with Danny was such an amazing way to see the city of Georgetown, experience all of the wonderful loc
karenmae426
karenmae426
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Well worth it!
My husband and I had a great lunch tour with Danny. He is such an excellent guide and really knowledgeable about Pe
Bevan v
Bevan v
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Food, culture, history served on an exceptional tour
This is our third trip to Penang and we thought we knew a bit about the world renowned street food in Penang, but
Beemergirlz4
Beemergirlz4
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An essential first stop in Penang
I try to go on food tours in every new place I visit, but of all the tours I’ve been on, this one is truly special.
travelindipmom
travelindipmom
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Delicious, Informative, and Fun
We had a great time on our tour with our guide Jeremy! He shared so much about the local cuisine and culture. he w
Masonsaunt
Masonsaunt
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An fantastic culinary tour through the history of Penang
Danny did an amazing job mixing delicious Penang staples and sharing the interesting history of this historic city.
VoyageALinfini
VoyageALinfini
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"HOP" on a Food Journey through Penang
We had the most remarkable time exploring parts of Penang with Danny. His storytelling, sense of humour and ability
Rabbits13
Rabbits13
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A rating of five is just not enough
Booking the Heritage on a Plate tour with Danny was easy - Danny kept us well informed at booking of the tour and i
Markdansie
Markdansie
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Best food your
Danny is a talented historian and passionate foodie. He is the Anthony Bourdain of Penang. A must for any visitor t
CuttingFamily
CuttingFamily
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Fantastic food tour
If you do anything in Penang take this food tour. It was delicious, informative and fun. Danny was a really hospit
joano96
joano96
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Fantastic Georgetown food tour
My daughter and I had a wonderful time on our food tour with Danny. He is knowledgeable and has a great sense of h
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bhlinden@optonline.net
Syosset, New York40 contributions
Feb 2020
i can not think of a better way to emerse myself into the Malay culture than in Danny Mashes’ Heritage on a Plate Tour four hour wlking tour of Georgetown, Penang. This was perhaps one of the most profitable evening tours I’ve ever participated in.

One could immediately sense the excitement Danny felt when talking about Penang’s rich cultural and historical heritage. This transcended down to his fascinating and highly educational stories and annicodes. His knowledge was impressive; his presentation style relaxed, friendly and at times funny. The recipes in each restaurant chosen for our food sampling highlighted his stories and provided a wonderful opportunity to savor food capturimg the cultural heritage of this age-old society.

It’s obvious that in an enormous amount of preparation was put into the development of this tour. For me it was a learning experience and an opportunity to experience a culture I knew little or nothing about. Danny made the streets come alive and for this I thank him for providing an exciting evening.
Written 25 February 2020
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Siobhan F
Cheltenham, UK6 contributions
Jan 2020
It has taken me far too long to write this review, but in a way, it means more that my partner and I still remember this food tour as a stand out highlight of our time in Malaysia and Penang. (NOTE we went in Nov 2019 but I can't pick that option!) From the moment we met Danny, his passion and knowledge about Penang stood out. Such varied cultures allow Danny to craft a wonderful tour, taking in the sights, smells and tastes of the 2nd biggest city in Malaysia, whilst reminding you of its humble origins. It gave us new eyes on the town and we went back to many of the stops in the following days. Thank you Danny for loving the city in a way that you were so willing to share with us. We hope you are keeping safe in the difficult times 2020 has brought and we will be back soon! Siobhan and Stefano x
Written 13 December 2020
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Steph
Sydney, Australia11 contributions
Dec 2019
My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed our food and history tour. It was a highlight of our week in Penang.

Danny is a fantastic guide, he is both knowledgeable and passionate about the unique history and food of George Town. He is a masterful storyteller, and gives you enough of a flavour to understand the colourful past that makes George Town what it is today. He also very much knows his stuff when it comes to good food.

We did this tour on our 5th night there, and learnt so much more about the city and it’s culinary delights than we could ever have discovered on our own.

The tour is a good balance of eating and history, with some walking around in between to ease digestion (which is very much needed!). Danny caters to the group to make sure everyone is well fed and any dietary requirements carefully met.

Finally, but not least - the food is incredible. So yummy. We tried everything and it was all delicious. The cuisine is varied and you stop at both street hawkers and restaurants.

Do this tour on Day 1 of your stay, and come hungry!
Written 4 January 2020
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Hot-Pepper28
Darlington, UK57 contributions
Booked this food tour as part of a 2 week South East Asia cruise. I was keen to do something different and Danny had great reviews..... yet the excursion still exceeded our expectations,

Danny is so knowledgeable, friendly, professional and easy to chat to. Quite incredible how much we learnt about the history of Penang, life as a Penangite, the hidden meaning of Penang,s street art and their delicious food!

We ate in places that as cautious UK travellers we would not have considered. What an utterly awesome experience this became, eating and drinking like a local! This taught use so much that a few days later in Singapore we ate at a similar style restaurant with real confidence.

Brilliant experience - thanks Danny!
Written 20 January 2020
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Felicia S
Gothenburg, Sweden2 contributions
Mar 2020 • Solo
Just go on and book this tour!! It really is Heritage on a plate, you get to know George town and you get to taste George town :). Danny was an excellent guide, very attentive! If I wasn't leaving Penang I would have gone for a second round ;). Eating your way through a city is the best way to get to know it in my opinion, just make sure you are hungry :)
Written 16 March 2020
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John L
Cork, Ireland9 contributions
We met Danny in the early evening and there was a total of 6 people on the tour. We went to try 5 different shops, and Danny also told us a lit if the local history that isnt in the guide books or internet.
Definitely would recommend and will do it again
Written 25 April 2020
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KrispyCat
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa2 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
Danny's tour of Georgetown is one of the highlights of our whole vacation in Malaysia. He is a charasmatic and thoughtful host, who took care of us and catered the tour to suit our preferences. The food was outstanding, but what makes this tour special is Danny's expertise on the history of Georgetown and his passion for conserving it. An absolute must-do when visiting Penang. Thank you, Danny!
Written 1 March 2020
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TasteBud Tripper
Manchester, UK5 contributions
Jan 2020 • Friends
Danny was a fantastic guide, and the tour gave us an opportunity to know the area early on as well as the history. The food was fantastic, some of which would be very difficult to find elsewhere. Really would recommend in particular early in tour trip to penang
Written 10 January 2020
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Nanna A
2 contributions
Feb 2020 • Friends
George Town may be 70000 degrees but Danny from Heritage on a Plate made my dad and I feel super cool and brave by showing us around local haunts and feeding us some incredible food. We tried to pace ourselves but even though I was wearing my Eating Dress (TM) and even though we walked plenty with lots of incredible historical insight, I was waddling by the end of it, bested by an incredible Duck Noodle Soup.

This tour is how every foodie dreams of spending an evening, like stepping into those Netflix food travel shows we all drool over from the sofa.

Will 💯 be coming back again with my husband and friends the next time I’m in Penang.
Written 1 March 2020
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KylieAC
Sydney, Australia154 contributions
Great night with Danny exploring food, culture and history of Georgetown. The interesting route took us by temples, shrines and sites of historical events while working off each delicious course. Highly recommend this tour.
Written 4 July 2020
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