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Heritage Food and Fun Tours in Penang provided by Delish Asia

Heritage Food and Fun Tours in Penang

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Discover the culinary delights of Penang on a small-group half-day food tour with a local guide. Start at a central location in Penang and make stops at markets and small eateries for 10 tastings of local specialties and favorites dishes from Malaysia's culinary crossroads. Have a choice of morning or afternoon tour to suit your schedule.
You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Chew Jetty
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Little India - Penang
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • Includes enough food tastings to make up a full meal
  • Hear insightful commentary about Malaysia's culinary heritage
  • Morning or afternoon departure fits most schedules
  • Discover places that most visitors miss
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Departure Point
Church Of Immaculate Conception, 10350 George Town, Penang, Malaysia Ban Heang 萬香餅家 @ Penang Road, 245 & 247, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Return Details
Secret's Kitchen, 3, Pasar Chowrasta, Georgetown, 10000 George Town, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia Penang Little India, Lebuh Pasar, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Food sampling
  • Friendly guide
  • Local taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant is free of charge provided they do not occupy a seat
  • This tour is non-alcoholic
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Dave M wrote a review Jan 2020
Seattle, Washington140 contributions27 helpful votes
My wife and I recently joined CK for an evening food tour of Penang. We have been on alot of food tours around the world and this was one of the best. We covered over 10 different locations. Everything we had from noodles to soup to banana fritters was outstanding. He introduced
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Date of experience: January 2020
Stefan R. wrote a review Nov 2019
Nuremberg, Germany70 contributions15 helpful votes
We‘ve been the first time to Malaysia and are always open to local food. But getting into the ‚real‘ places is often quite hard and sometimes scary for foreigners. That‘s why we took the tour. Our guide CK showed us around and not only provided information about the food. He‘s
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Date of experience: November 2019
Th0mas_911 wrote a review May 2019
Berlin, Germany3 contributions
Joy has a lot of knowledge about food, history and Georgetown/Penang in general. She is a very kind person, experienced and at the same time really cared about providing a perfect experience of different types of cuisines, neighbouhoods, cultures and people. She was professional
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Takuto H wrote a review Apr 2019
Sagamihara, Japan1 contribution1 helpful vote
I desperately needed to avoid mediocre restaurants for tourists, so I asked for a help via Tripadvisor. A friendly local guide Yee arranged the tour and had me try various gastronomies! Everything I had was amazing, and Yee gave me the intereseting stories behind local cultures
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Date of experience: April 2019
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miloqk wrote a review Apr 2019
Adelaide, Australia20 contributions8 helpful votes
YeeTing was our knowledgable and charming guide on our tour on Tuesday 16 April for the evening food tour. All correspondence before and after the tour was timely and informative so we felt well-prepared. We are very lucky to have local friends in Singapore to show us great
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Date of experience: April 2019
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About the operator

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Excellent Tour
Ck was an excellent guide, met us on time, showed us lots of sights and offered many insights into life. Also offer
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Evening food tour
The tour was excellent as was our guide, PK. The food and drink were varied and delicious, and at the same time we
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kathleen p
Penang market tour
Fantastic tour of markets and local food tasting. We learnt so much about the fusion of food and the history of Pen
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Fantastic Insight in to Local Penang Market!
Joy's Pulau Tikus market tour was absolutely fantastic. While my wife and I have lived in Penang for a a while and
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Wing Kwan L
Best tour to start exploring Penang
We joined the evening food tour with Joy on our first day in Penang. The tour was very informative about the differ
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Local street food galore!!!
The guide, Joy, picked us up at the hotel and we literally ate through the entire street of yummlicious local food
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Fantastic Foodie experience
Don’t hesitate to join Joy on one of her fantastic foodie experiences. A kind, thoughtful knowledgeable guide who i
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Teresa W
Like visiting a friend
Joy was great and took me around to places she herself likes to frequent. She was easy to talk to, and we tried qui
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Touring With a Local
I was in Singapore for work and was told by a colleague that Penang is a total foodie scene. Since I only stayed th
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We had the best time!
My husband and I loved our breakfast food tour. Our guide Joy really made the morning perfect. She brought us to lo
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Great start to my day
I did a three hour tour with Delish today. My host Yee Ting was a delight. She was a great communicator and made th
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An informative tour.
A delightful morning with Joy and Yee Ting walking around the heritage zone sampling different food and drink, and
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Best Food Tour in Penang
With all the great food choices in Penang, I was so happy to have Ting Yee as my guide. She took us to several off
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Merinda P
Thanks for a wonderful and personalised tour. This was a real highlight, and Joy was a perfect host. Yummy food too
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Evening Food Tour
A wonderful 4+ hours tour, around Georgetown with our host Joy, who was great company, very easy to spend the even
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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