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Chulia Street Food Trail

Yeng Keng Café Bar  


Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar
  
Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar


Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar

Nested within a heritage boutique hotel, Yeng Keng Café Bar offers classic colonial cuisine with Hainanese origin. The Hainanese are migrants from Hainan province in China and they dominated the chef's role in army cookhouses and hotels during the colonial era, becoming an adept in Hainanese-Western cooking.

Yeng Keng Café is a true gem in the town, serving Hainanese delights which is a rare find in present days. Among the signatures here are Hainanese Chicken Chop, Gulai Tumis Ngo Wa Hoo, Jiu Hoo Char (fried Jicama with shredded cuttlefish) and Bombe Alaska. 

Private functions, wedding and corporate dinners can be arranged on the first floor on the restaurant with customized menu. Another place to sample Hainanese cuisines in Georgetown will be Hai Nan Town at Weld Quay. 


Yeng Keng Café Bar  
362 & 366, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
+604-263 3177
Email: cafebar@yengkenghotel.com
Operation hours: 11 am - 11 pm
Yeng Keng Cafe Web
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Coffee Lane

Chulia Street Food Trail: Coffee Lane

Chulia Street Food Trail: Coffee Lane

Chulia Street Food Trail: Coffee Lane

Chulia Street Food Trail: Coffee Lane

Coffee Lane is a place for coffee connoisseurs founded by a coffee philosopher owner. Their affection toward coffee is reflected on their in-house coffee beans roasting, utilizing various coffee beans sourced from all over the word. Drop by for a cup of great pour over coffee with distinctive taste and roasting portfolio here. 

Coffee Lane
435, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
+604-261 0625
Operation hours: 10 am - 10 pm (Sunday to Wednesday); 10 am - 12 am (Friday & Saturday); Closed on Thursday

Junk Cafe

Chulia Street Food Trail: Junk Cafe

Chulia Street Food Trail: Junk Cafe

Chulia Street Food Trail: Junk Cafe

Chulia Street Food Trail: Junk Cafe

Junk Cafe is an one of a kind cafe in the town, offering a hipster and cool environment for you to enjoy their heavily seasoned and savoury homemade burgers, coffee, cocktails, or ice cold beers. 

Junk Cafe
401, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
+6016-438 3205
Operation hours: 3pm - 1 am (Monday - Thursday); Friday to Sunday (12pm - 1am)


Chulia Street Food Trail: Moh Teng Pheow Nyonya Kuih

Chulia Street Food Trail: Moh Teng Pheow Nyonya Kuih

Chulia Street Food Trail: Moh Teng Pheow Nyonya Kuih

Tucked away in a small alley off Lebuh Chulia with austere facade and faded signboard lies a Nyonya kuih factory - Moh Teng Peow, which dished out supplies of various Nyonya kuih to a lot of sellers during its prime time. However as the bicycle Nyonya kuih sellers reduces, their sales dwindled as well.

Later on, Moh Teng Pheow returned to their heyday when people begun to spot them. Nowadays they are selling about 20 varieties of scrumptious Nyonya Kuih here, alongside with Nasi Lemak, Nasi Ulam, Laksa and etc. Do check out this easy overlooked corner for some of the best classic of Penang cultural food. 

Moh Teng Pheow
Jalan Masjid off Lebuh Chulia, 10200, George Town, Pulau Pinang
+604 - 261 5832
Operation hours: 10.30 am - 5 pm (Closed on Monday)
Moh Teng Pheow Facebook
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Mr. Shawerma

Chulia Street Food Trail: Mr. Shawerma
     
Chulia Street Food Trail: Mr. Shawerma

Hop over to Mr. Shawerma at the intersection between Lebuh Chulia and Lorong Seck Chuan for Mediterranean cuisine in the town. Tantalize your taste buds here with Shawarma, Hummus, Falafel and some other Mediterranean delicacies.

Mr. Shawerma
22, Lorong Seckchuan, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
+604-251 9590
Operation hours: 9 am - 1 am (Daily)
Mr. Shawerma Facebook
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Chulia Street Food Trail: The Mugshot

Chulia Street Food Trail: The Mugshot

Chulia Street Food Trail: The Mugshot

Chulia Street Food Trail: The Mugshot

Chulia Street Food Trail: The Mugshot

Chulia Street Food Trail: The Mugshot
  
Chulia Street Food Trail: The Mugshot

One of the pioneer cafes in Penang, The Mughshot Cafe has live up to its reputation, serving one of the best bagels and homemade yogurt with various toppings in Penang. The coffee here is served standard double (doppio), or widely known as double shot despite its price just marginally (10%) higher than the regular cafes in the town.

The Mugshot Cafe is an unique place because it hosts a mini community within the same vicinity. There is an eyewear studio (Spark Optics), a dormitory, a carpenter workshop, a bakery and a cafe within the same building.

The Mugshot
302, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
Operation hours: 8 am - 12 am (Daily)
+6012-405 6276
Mugshot Facebook
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Chulia Street Food Trail: Old Trafford Burger

Chulia Street Food Trail: Old Trafford Burger

Named after the renowned English Premier League football club - Manchester United's stadium, this roadside burger stall offers some interesting patty choices such as shrimp and rabbit, on top of the regular option such as chicken, beef, lamb and fish. Hot dogs, wedges and French Fries are available too. 


Old Trafford Burger
Lebuh Chulia, 10200 Penang, Malaysia. (opposite 7-11 Lebuh Chulia)
Operation Hour: 7.30 pm - 3am (daily)
For order: 016-4972591/016-4827748
Rainforest Bakery

Chulia Street Food Trail: Rainforest Bakery

Chulia Street Food Trail: Rainforest Bakery

Chulia Street Food Trail: Rainforest Bakery

Chulia Street Food Trail: Rainforest Bakery

Chulia Street Food Trail: Rainforest Bakery

Attached to The Mugshot Cafe, the modest Rainforest Bakery sells a range handmade breads and pastries, such as scones, sourdoughs, baguettes and etc . Believing in healthy food, the bakers here strive to use preservative free ingredients for all their produces. Many locals can be seen popping by to get some staple food supplies here.

Rainforest Bakery
300, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
+6012-405 6276
Operation hours: 10 am - 9 pm (Daily)
Rainforest Facebook
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Chulia Street welcomes another new and modest cafe on the varieties of eateries along the bustling street in the heart of Georgetown. Passer-by may not noticed the presence of Roast & Bake, a cafe that only owns a small menu but serves one of the best Porchetta (roast pork) in the town. The humble cafe is located beside The Ais cafe, and it is easily missed out if you did not pay attention to it.


Roast & Bake @ Chulia Street,
Classic porchetta RM16.90 
Roast & Bake
473, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
+604-251 9336
Operation hours: 12 pm - 10.30 pm (Closed on Tuesday)
The Ais

Chulia Street Food Trail: The Ais

Chulia Street Food Trail: The Ais
  
Chulia Street Food Trail: The Ais

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeng Keng Cafe Bar

Chulia Street Food Trail: The Ais

The Ais is a humble family owned business that sells homemade ice cream. They are a citation of successful homemade and creative business model, whereby it all started from Facebook to market their homemade ice cream to various cafes in Penang and expanded to a physical shop today.

Currently the shop offers 16 selections of freshly homemade ice cream without addition of MSG, flavouring and colouring. Liquor ice cream is available too. 

The Ais
473, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
+6016-441 3843
Operation hours: 2 pm - 10 pm (Sunday to Thursday); 2 pm - 11 pm (Friday & Saturday)


Wai Kee Char Siew

Chulia Street Food Trail: Wai Kee Char Siew


Chulia Street Food Trail: Wai Kee Char Siew

Wai Kee is a popular destination by the locals for both lunch and dinner. It is renowned for serving one of the best Char Siew (barbecued pork) in the town. The Char Siew was perfectly marinated and caramelized, with a slight crunchy texture on the texture and a tad burnt to enhance it taste. 

Come early to prevent disappointment as the Char Siew finishes real fast sometimes!

Wai Kee Char Siew Rice
Sky Hotel, 348 Chulia Street, 10200 Penang, Malaysia
Operation hours: 11am until finish which is usually around 2 pm (Close on Sunday); 5 pm - 8 pm (Monday to Friday)
Location map refers here.


Pak Hock Chicken Rice

Chulia Street Food Trail: Pak Hock

Chulia Street Food Trail: Pak Hock

Pak Hock Cafe is a local kopitiam of old time delight and host a chicken rice stall which has been here selling since 1965. Dining here makes you feel like home and you will be welcomed with a warm greeting. Grab your lunch here for a wallet-friendly price tag with a plate of roasted or poached chicken, depending on your preference.

Pak Hock Chicken Rice
Intersection between Lebuh Chulia and Jalan Pintal Tali, Georgetown Penang, Malaysia.
Operation hours: 10 am - 4 pm (Daily)
Landmark: Opposite Goh Thew Chik Hainan chicken Rice


Goh Thew Chik Hainan Chicken Rice

Chulia Street Food Trail: Goh Thew Chick Hainan Chicken Rice

Chulia Street Food Trail: Goh Thew Chick Hainan Chicken Rice

The crowd here is a reflection of Penangites' love toward the Hainan Chicken Rice served here. The chicken is tender and succulent, coupled with savoury dark soy sauce marks a good lunch for those who love a bold taste. 

Goh Thew Chik Hainan Chicken Rice 
338-A, Chulia Street, 10200 Penang
+604-261 8650
Operation hours: 11 am to 5 pm (Daily)
Location map refers here.

Yeap Noodles

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeap Noodles

Chulia Street Food Trail: Yeap Noodles

Yeap Noodles is a restaurant which specializes in making their own noodles. Over here, you may find a range of unique handmade noodles, such as original, spinach, peppermint, turmeric and etc. Combination of types of noodles and dishes have been prefixed to ensure the best taste for customers, though customized request will be entertained. 

Yeap Noodles 叶面 @ Chulia Street, Penang
227, Chulia Street, 10200, Penang, Malaysia
Operation hours: 9 am - 9.30 pm 
Yeap Noodles Facebook
Location map refers here.


Chulia Street Food Trail: Chulia Street Night Hawker

Chulia Street Food Trail: Chulia Street Night Hawker

Chulia Street Food Trail: Chulia Street Night Hawker

Chulia Street Food Trail: Chulia Street Night Hawker

Penang is blessed with abundance of awesome hawker food and you may witness this at Chulia Street night hawker centre, located in front of Regent Furnishing Sdn. Bhd (between Lorong SeckChuan and Lebuh Carnarvon). A variety of local delicacies may boggle your mind at first and got you into a conundrum, and our pick here would be the Curry Noodles, Wantan (Dumpling) Noodle and go along with a cup of freshly pressed fruit juices. Other choices included Char Koay Teow (Fried Flat Noodles), Koay Teow Soup, Lobak and etc. 

Operation hours: Dinner time
Location map refers here.



Chulia Street Food Trail: ChitChat corner

The small vacant place between Lebuh Chulia and Lorong Chulia has been converted into a food truck corner and being conferred the name "ChitChat Corner". One of the food trucks here, Street Sushi serves delicate sushi at affordable price, and is worth visiting to plug the cravings of Japanese food. The other food trucks here are Seoul Delicious, Tom's Burgers, Papa's Coconut and Skewer Truck. 

ChitChat Corner
Lorong Chulia, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
+60 16-4477161
Operation hours: 6 pm –11 am (Closed on Tuesday)
ChitChat Corner

Time2Drink Bar





Time2Drink is the new kid on the block, offering a small corner for drink and chill out strategically beside Time Capsule Hotel. The bar has a theme revolving time, and feel free to ask the DJ on the spot to play your favourite songs while enjoying your pint of beers.  

Time2Drink
418 Chulia street, Penang, Malaysia
Operation hours: 8 am - 3 am
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*This article is published in Penang Food & Travel magazine.

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