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Top 10 Things to do in Love Lane Penang

The 150m Love Lane within the enclave of Georgetown UNESCO Heritage Area is a popular tourist spot and gets unexceptionally happening when the dusk set in. There are many hostels, bars and cafes that nested along the narrow lane and you can easily have a great fun night here. Regarding how Love Lane got its name, there is no concrete saying with a variation of stories. One of it is the sailors used to meet their local lovers here, and another story claims that the rich Chinese merchant kept their mistress by the adjacent road, Muntri Street. 

In this guide, we listed 8 things that you should not miss when visiting Love Lane in Penang!

1. Buy Chocolates from Beryl's Chocolate Story

Top 10 Things to do in Love Lane Penang

Everybody loves chocolates, right?

Then get some local produced chocolates at Beryl's Chocolate Story, which happen to be a factory cum museum too. You may have a tour on the second floor of the building to have an idea how this colloid of pure pleasure to the palate is made.

Beryl's Chocolate Story 
+604-263 9018
Operation hours: 10 am - 7 pm (Daily)

2. Enjoy some musics at Micke's Place

Top 10 Things to do in Love Lane Penang

Have a chill evening at Micke's Place by enjoying the music played by artists here. At the meantime, sample some delicious international and local dishes such as pizza, chicken wings or Biryani here that come with a wallet-friendly price tags fitting to your backpacking budget.

Micke's Place
+012-493 8279
Operation hours: 12 pm – 3am

3. Have some Tex-Mex cuisine at Holy Guacamole

Top 10 Things to do in Love Lane Penang

Fancy some Latin or Spanish hits? 

Drop by Holy Guacamole, a stylish Tex-Mex restaurant and bar to listen to live bands while feasting on tacos, burritos or fajitas. 

Holy Guacamole
+604-261 6057
Operation hours: 11 am - 2.30 am

4. Chatting with Your Friends at D'Loovi's

Top 10 Things to do in Love Lane Penang

Enjoy the slower pace at D'Loovi's by chattign with your friends while listening to the raggy music at D'Loovi's. The bar also serves an array of local and western food. The owner of D'Loovi's, Kelvin happens to be animal lover and artist too. The large mural beside the restaurant is one of his masterpiece.

D' Loovi's
+604-251 9608
Operation hours: 7. 30 am - 3 am; (Friday & Saturday until 5 am; Sunday until 1.30 am) closed on Tuesday

5. Grab a Cup of Coffee at Wheeler's Coffee

Top 10 Things to do in Love Lane Penang

Fret not if you are hungry in Love Lane as Wheeler's Coffee operates daily from 9am to 12am. The bicycle themed cafe makes a good destination to enjoy a sip of coffee or some Western delicacies. Some of the interesting and popular dishes here are Espresso Chicken and Chocolate Lava Cake. 

Wheeler's Coffee
+604-261 3570
Operation hours: 9am - 12am Daily

6. Pamper Yourself with Premium Steak Cut at Steak Frites

Top 10 Things to do in Love Lane Penang

Looking for some good steak in Penang? Steak Frites @ 23 Restaurant has got your steak craving fixed.

The restaurant serves breakfast and afternoon tea to the hotel guests but they do have a interesting menu with only one type of food being served - premium cut steak (150gm or 200gm). A great selection of wine is available to choose from too. 

Breakfast: 7 am – 10.30 am
Afternoon Tea 4.30pm – 6 pm 
Dinner: 6 pm – 10.30 pm

7. Buy Bohemian Clothing and Handmade Products at You Le Yuen

Top 10 Things to do in Love Lane Penang

The in house label at You Le Yuan, Angelique carries a range of Bohemian clothing and some unique fashion for you to choose from. Get uniquely handmade clothing from crochet dresses, vintage lace dressed, cotton tops, scarves, festival fashions and even home decor here. 

You Le Yuen Boutique Hotel & Breakfast
7, Love Lane, Georgetown, 10200, Penang, Malaysia
+6013 492 2125 / +6012 433 3019

8. Enjoy Delicious Northern Indian Cuisine

Top 10 Things to do in Love Lane Penang

The kitchen at You Le Yuen churns out interesting and exquiste Northern India and local fusion dishes, and guests can enjoy the delicacies in the dining area or open lounge. Besides, private dining session can be arranged here via appointment 2 days in advance here, with a minimum of 5 attendees.

Other than that, the cozy bar allows one to enjoy a quiet beer, some home made juices or brewed coffee after a worn out travelling day. 

You Le Yuen Boutique Hotel & Breakfast
7, Love Lane, Georgetown, 10200, Penang, Malaysia
+6013 492 2125 / +6012 433 3019

9. Have a Luxury Stay at 23 Love Lane

Top 10 Things to do in Love Lane Penang

In case do not mind splurging during your stay in Penang, then you may consider 23 Love Lane. The unique heritage boutique hotel allows you enjoy the vintage feel in comfort. Rest assured your comfort is guaranteed here as the hotel has bagged several accolades, including: 

  • PAM [Malaysian Institute of Architects] Awards - GOLD Award Winner for  Conservation , 2013
  • Expatriate Lifestyle Best of Malaysia Awards:  Excellence Award for Best Boutique Stay , 2013 & 2014
23 Love Lane
23, Love Lane, George Town, 10200 Penang, Malaysia
+604 262 1323
[email protected]

10. Massage at Legacy Spa

Unwind yourself with a massage at Legacy Spa after an exhausting day in Penang. The trained therapists here offer treatments such as traditional massage, foot reflexology, body spa, facial spa, nail spa, waxing, Henna tattoo and hair braid.

Legacy Spa
Operation hours: 11am - 11pm

Well, that is all about top 10 things to do in Love Lane Penang! Have some other tips? Please feel free to share with us!

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