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Heritage on a Plate

133 reviews
About Heritage on a Plate
The best way to eat and see Penang. Enjoy delicious dishes, explore the city and experience the rich, diverse stories of George Town with our Food Hops.
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George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not only marvellous food but our guide Jeremy has a great knowledge of the food and history of George Town, we started with dumplings & rice flour cake Onto chicken curry samosa & savoury mung bean puree donut then into Tajuddin Hussein for Chapati and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour not only because of the great food - some I wouldn’t have known to try - but also hearing the stories about how and why it’s made and why it’s unique to Penang. Danny is clearly passionate about sharing these stories...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us took a great food tour with Heritage on a Plate in Georgetown, Penang. Jeremy was an excellent guide. We experienced eating in some of his favourite spots to get local dishes that were not mainstream type street food. Easy to recommend this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a really bland meal in a place famous for its food I thought enough is enough and googled food tours. Heritage on a Plate came up and I booked it for the next day. Easy communication, confirmation and payment with Danny. Tour itself was...More

Thank NataliaKS14
DannyMahes, Owner at Heritage on a Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're really glad for the opportunity to meet and host you! I'm really glad that you had a chance to enjoy some amazing food and learn more about Penang before the end of your trip. Do visit again and try some of our recommendations. Safe...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I did the lunch hop and cannot recommend it enough. Living in Singapore we are familiar with a lot of the dishes from the region but Danny was absolutely fantastic, listening to our requests and tailoring the tour to take us to...More

Thank M8915BXkatiew
DannyMahes, Owner at Heritage on a Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was really lovely hosting the both of you! We're really glad that the tour gave you a great introduction to what Penang is, as well as the amazing selection of food we have here. Thank you for your review and we wish you all...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just finished our lunch hop tour with Danny this afternoon. Danny did an amazing job, not only of taking us to authentic and delicious places in Little India and Chinatown but also explaining the history and changing food and cultural aspects of Georgetown. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melissa K
DannyMahes, Owner at Heritage on a Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed the delicious food and also engaged with the changing dynamics and history of George Town. It was a pleasure hosting you and we wish you all the best!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3 hours of stuffing my face with not too much walking. What's not to love? Every dish was excellent, and the tour was informative and fascinating. Just bring a big appetite. You'll need it.

Thank Neil L
DannyMahes, Owner at Heritage on a Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Haha well done and we're glad we could show you all that amazing food! All the best :D

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner tour with Danny was one of the best food tours we have ever experienced. Danny is SUCH a great guide - aside from providing tremendous guidance on local food dishes, he also provided us with fascinating cultural and historical information about George Town...More

Thank VegasToEssex
DannyMahes, Owner at Heritage on a Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, that really is wonderful (and humbling) to hear. We're glad that our passion for Penang translated into an amazing experience for you! We hope this introduction to Penang whets your appetite for future trips! Safe travels and good eating :D

Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

This was so much more than just a tour of local foods. It was meeting a local, sharing experiences, chatting about history and current events. This is why we travel. To cross borders and to broaden our understanding of the world and it’s people. Danny...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DannyMahes, Owner at Heritage on a Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! It was really fun discussing so many things with you, and having the opportunity to show you delicious food and history. We're glad that we could give you a glimpse into the local life and rhythm of Penang. All the best...More

Reviewed 10 January 2019

Danny has a wealth of knowledge, and is patient and gracious in tailoring the tour to your needs, making the 3-hour experience a fun and informative way to get to know Penang. He shares his views freely and frankly, and makes you feel like you're...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DannyMahes, Owner at Heritage on a Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you and it was so much fun to have you as a food buddy! It was really great discussing so much about George Town and Malaysia with you. Cheers and have a great 2019!

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RosaliaL117
2 May 2018|
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Response from DannyMahes | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for getting in touch with us. Unfortunately, we only offer English language food hops at the moment. Let us know if that still works for you. Have a great day!
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jbande
16 September 2015|
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Response from DannyMahes | Property representative |
Hi, Danny here. I'm currently managing Heritage on a Plate. My apologies for the very late response, as we are just now completing the handover from the previous manager. You can use our website link and contact form, or you... More
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