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Food Tour Penang

1 Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong | CIMB Bank @ Prangin Mall, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 12-212 3473
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Eat Like A Local: Penang Street Food Tour
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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 into being Malaysian. So hop on of our tours with an original Penang born and bred food guide. This is a small group tour with a local guide in a private vehicle. Explore with us the treats of yesteryear with the humble “Penang Lobak”, the “Appoms” and “Kuihs” found only in the Penang backstage and the Penang night hawkers. Come ready for an adventure!
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1 Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong | CIMB Bank @ Prangin Mall, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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+60 12-212 3473

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guides you through local food outlets (coffee shops, street stalls and restaurants) of George Town in the comfort of an air conditioned van. The tour offers a good introduction to Penang food but it is hardly something you could not put together yourself....More

Thank hkgmatt
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolute must when in Penang! Awesome Food + Local Travel Insight I love food and I love to travel and what better way to merge my two passions than going on a local food tour. It's been almost 3 weeks since I got back...More

Thank kpunzal
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was definitely the highlight of our stay in Penang. Jesi and Baptiste were excellent hosts taking us around to taste the local delicacies of Penang. The insights the were able to share about the different areas and cuisines were entertaining and insightful. The food...More

Thank ejgafney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jesi and Baptiste were great hosts/guides on our "Eat like a local" tour. It was a group of 6 and we travelled around 5 locations for food that George Town locals would enjoy. Fitting in way more than a meals-worth of food and drink we...More

1  Thank Fi-W-Scotland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jesi and Baptist were excellent guides, taking us to markets and stalls we'd never have managed to find on our own. Apart from the range, quality and volume of food we sampled over the evening, we got the locals' view of food and life in...More

1  Thank Anton_Geikie
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We found Food Tour Penang by chance and immediately knew that this was the way to begin our stay in Georgetown. Although we wanted to take part in a tour in just two days' time, Farah was very uncomplicated about fitting us in at such...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Jesi and Baptist are excellent guides, their knowledge of the George Town food scene made the evening an absolute delight. Taking us "Out of our comfort zone" trying local delicacies that we would have been too nervous to order. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This tour is definitely worth doing when visiting Penang. Our guide Jesi was excellent offering us a really enjoyable experience showing us a huge variety of the food in Penang whilst having a good sense of humour. We were in a small group (3) and...More

1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We joined Kevin for the evening "Eat like a local" tour. The tour lived up to it's name, as we visited places, and tried food, that we wouldn't have otherwise. Over 5 stops we sampled a wide variety of local cuisine. We liked some dishes...More

Thank Ddkent
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I joined a Tuesday night tour with Kevin as the leader. He was a very knowledgeable, funny guy who also took the group on some mini sightseeing tours too; probably to give our stomachs a rest between places! There was a good range of cuisine...More

Thank Sarah B
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PavethraP
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
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Jofy W
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Hi, Please provide us your email details so that we can send you the information
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17 January 2017|
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Hi, it's possible. Kindly email us your requirements at hello @ foodtourmalaysia . com
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