Ask any foodie about their top 10 dining destinations and they will honestly tell you that Penang always holds a special spot in their hearts. And why won’t it?
The island holds a gorgeous amalgamation of heritage recipes, contemporary flourishes, and honest good food. But with so many options, it’s hard to pick and choose which eateries to dine in – especially when you have a long weekend to fill up. So for this CNY break, we’ve compiled some our top food gems for you – go forth and eat!
Top View sits on the 59th floor of Penang’s tallest building, The Top, so you’re pretty much guaranteed stunning views of the island’s urbanscape and shorelines to keep you company while you dine. The restaurant is offering a Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner that’s brimming with traditional favourites like a combination of hot and cold platter, roasted Beijing duck, five spiced deep fried prawns, and more. Don’t forget to amble over to the yee sang station for a lo’ of great flavours.
So dine in style at Top View@The Top with this fabulous buffet voucher between February 15 to 17, 2018.
Another dining establishment that soothes visual senses with great views is Flamingo by The Beach. As its name obviously suggests, the beachside restaurant sits within walking distance to azure waves and sandy shores. But you won’t want to walk far, especially with the spread that’s laid out for you. Offering a Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner for 2 people, the restaurant leaves no culinary stone unturned with dishes like crispy sesame Szechuan chicken, double boiled Chinese herbal duck with goji berries, fried mussels with preserved bean sauce, and more just waiting to be gobbled up.
Click here to get your beachfront Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner at Flamingo by The Beach! They also offer dinners and lunches on February 16 and 17.
If you’re looking for old-school Chinese dining complete with quintessential round Chinese archways, grey-brick walls, and wooden furniture, you’re at the right place. Dine on Oriental flavours like spicy crayfish, Chong Qing boiled fish, chilli crab, and more – or if you have a hankering for steamboat, try out their twin pot steamboat which can accommodate both soup and dry dishes.
Wow family and relatives with an authentic dining experience at Chong Qing Lao Hui Guo, and enjoy 15% cashback on your next visit when you pay with FavePay!
Dim sum calling your name? It’s calling us too! So why not spend your CNY break noshing on these bite-sized treats? After all, they are an iconic representation of Cantonese food. Fu Er Dai 富二代 in Georgetown is all set to feed your dim sum craving. In fact, it boasts over 30 selections that range from signature siew mai with king prawns and salted egg yolk custard bun to more experimental flavours like the Indian curry siew mai and stuffed phoenix dumpling. Don’t ignore those cravings – go ahead and feast!
And when you’re done, pay with FavePay at Fu Er Dai and get rewarded with 3% cashback!
There’s no escaping K-Pop fever, so instead of fighting it, embrace it this CNY and give your family dinner a Korean twist with a Korean Barbecue Buffet. Dine on a variety of grilled items including meat skewers, pork, octopus, and Korean speciality dishes. There are special offers for senior citizens and children too, so it’s perfect for a family meal!
Sizzle your evening away with 39% off this buffet with free-flow green tea voucher, so treat your whole family to dinner at K-Pot Kkang Tong.
If a true blue extravagant dinner is your cup of tea, then head over to the Hotel Royal Penang. The Chinese New Year Oriental Buffet dishes out a spread that will appeal to palates of all ages. Dine on roasted duck with plum sauce, chicken Kapitan, braised lamb with Chinese black pepper, and more.
Book a table for four at Hotel Royal Penang on February 16 with this voucher for oriental buffet dinner!
If none of these catches your eye, browse through our Penang Food Hunt collection for more restaurants to get your food on this Chinese New Year!
Or do you have a go-to place that your family always book for your Chinese New Year dinner? Share with us in the comments below!