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Food Tour Penang

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“guide kevin”(14 reviews)
“street food”(26 reviews)
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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...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 23:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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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 5 days ago via mobile

We took this tour while on a cruise stop in Penang. Out guide was Jesi and she and her partner were very knowledgeable about food and the history of Penang. They spoke great English. The tour was easy to find. We walked there from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chicag0traveler09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spoke to them a few months back to arrange for a private food tour for my family of 7. Gave them very difficult requirements as we have 2 old people with walking difficulty, one kid with food allergies and most of the group cannot eat...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yapteelock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This review is way way overdue, but had to be written! The tour was that good. The food was delicious and our guide (Jesi) was wonderful. Not only was she knowledgeable, she was great fun too and took my allergy very serious. When in Penang,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jorgos S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really good time with Jesi and Baptist on our foodtour in Georgetown. They tell you everything about the food, the town and the island and they are both so sweet and kind and they want that you have a great time. Huge...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only did we go to some super places which we would never of found or dared ourselves but it was also a great way to see the city and get to know George Town. Recommend doing as soon as you arrive. We did the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Annalie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We learned so much about Malaysian food and also your warm and welcoming culture. It was a truly memorable experience- we tried food with both Indian and Chinese influences and ate so much- it was impossible to eat it all. Thank-you to Jesi for being...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

We did the evening food tour in Penang and all I can say is WOW! Junie and her lovely driver took such good care of us and we ate till we could eat no more. It was such an enjoyable tour and we learned so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jojo175
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This tour was fantastic! Jessi picked us up promptly from our hotel and took us to try some really delicious foods. We were a group of 8 and she accommodated all of us by having a bus spacious enough for us all. She was very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sally5585
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Still can't believe how much we ate and drank in one night! We had about 20 dishes/ drinks and everything was delicious. We would never have been able to find all those hole in the wall places by ourselves. Definite highlight of our trip. Kevin...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gabby G
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Our food tour in Penang with Jesi and Baptist was one of the highlights of our trip round Peninsular Malaysia. We tried a wide variety of different street food dishes (be hungry when you show up!) which we would not have sampled on our own....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Evening tour is best.Not that hot and in the evening the lights come out making the vista very nice
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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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