4-Hour Georgetown Food Tour


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From $88.00

128 reviews   (4.84)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: malaysia, malaysia

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Be a part of a unique experience as you venture through Penang’s Georgetown Heritage Area where we feed your hunger for food & knowledge. A local Penang-born tour guide takes you bite-by-bite through each step of this food trail. You sip delicious local drinks and munch on traditional dishes which our ancestors have kept alive. During this tour, we unveil Penang and Malaysia's history and finally end our food trail at a bar with a locally inspired cocktail or mocktail.


What's Included

Beverages

Dinner

Food tasting

One cocktail or mocktail

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Personal expenses


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • AVOID WEARING WHITE
  • BRING YOUR WATER BOTTLE
  • Make sure you come hungry when you join the food experience and be open to foods introduced by the guide
  • Please advise any specific DIETARY requirements AT TIME of booking. VEGETARIAN options are available, please advise AT TIME of booking if required
  • The food experience tours are normally walking trails. It's advises that guests wear comfortable shoes during the food experience
  • Tips to enjoy Simply Enak's food tour:
  • UMBRELLA AND RAINCOAT
  • WEAR COMFORTABLE SHOES
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • BE HUNGRY, BE OPEN
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Malaysia's weather can be unpredictable. Please bring your own umbrella or raincoat if its raining or going to rain.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • There's nothing worse than spilling food on a white t-shirt. If you don't mind the stain, you can always wear white.
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Water helps during the tour especially during hot weather. Its very easy to get thirsty in Malaysia.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Kapitan Keling Mosque
We meet at the Kapitan Keling Mosque which is located close to some of the best Malay food in town. You'll learn more about the Malay community and how its dishes have mixed with other cultures.

• Admission Ticket Free

Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng)
Many of the local traditions and cultures originate from the religions and beliefs settlers brought with them. The Goddess of Mercy temple is one such example. We'll visit this temple and take a step back in time.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

George Town
We'll pass by Chinese Clan houses and learn how Chinese traders settled in Penang and influenced the local culture and food.

• Admission Ticket Free

Armenian Street
We will end the tour with a delicious and locally inspired cocktail.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

Amazing experience! Must do activity when visiting Penang.
cosie90, 29-09-2022
This tour was amazingly executed. We walked through the streets of Penang and learnt so much about the history, the Malay, Indian and Chinese cultures as well as their beautiful food. Teoh our guide was so friendly and taught us so much. Teoh is a wealth of knowledge, so ask him many questions and have fun. 100% would recommend as a must do when visiting Penang.
Essential tour for Penang Visit
Chodo, 18-09-2022
Amazing tour highlighting the food and the culture of Penang, as well as its colorful history.

The food included Indian, Malay and Chinese and was more than plentiful. The religions of each group were also included as we visited a Hindu temple, Chinese temple and a historic mosque. We choose the evening tour and ended with a delicious cocktail at an excellent upscale, fun bar.

Best of all was our tour guide, Suryia. Knowledgeable and fun she knew how to keep us going. Must-do in Penang.
Engaging & fun tour with tasty choices of eateries
thattravelitch, 17-09-2022
We live in Malaysia and have been to Georgetown and Penang countless times over the years. We have done many of the internet "best xxx hawkers/restaurants" list on the internet, yet the places that our guide Ron brought us to never made it into our radar and were excellent in terms of taste (unique / different flavors) and in quality. These adresses will enter our regulars. It was our first guided tour of the city and Ron is an engaging guide with loads of anedoctes and stories. Eventhough we were familiar with Malaysia culture, we learned a lot about Georgetown and malaysians. It was really worth it. I highly recommend this tour.
Good night out
Jill_S, 22-09-2022
Had a fabulous group of people on the tour and certainly had plenty to eat and drink. Would have liked more information on the actual dishes we ate (how they were made, the ingredients etc) but could not fault the food. Teoh provided very interesting information on George Town and it’s history and culture.
Good experience
Inspire621641, 16-09-2022
Very nice tour. We learned a lot about the city while eating yummy food! The tour guide was very nice and always concerned about our safety. Just one thing I'd like to suggest is to lower the amount of food given in every place because there was some waste, we couldn't eat it all.




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