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Things to do in Tanjung Tokong

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“The island’s first retail marina enclave, Straits Quay provides a comprehensive mix of outlets and attractions from boutiques to Western and Asian restaurants, cafes and bars with panoramic view.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Restaurant
“"Gurney Drive Hawker - One of the famous places in Penang for tourists. It is a place full of many local food available, it's serve with Chinese, Malays, Indian food. It is operates at night around 7pm - 12pm.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“Gurney Drive, otherwise known as Persiaran Gurney, is perhaps one of the most well-known place in Penang. Often referred to as 'The New Esplanade', Gurney Drive is a deluge of hawker delights and exciting restaurants that come alive at nighttime, giving the unique experience of dining by the sea. Gurney Drive was named after Sir Henry Gurney, a Malayan High Commissioner who was assassinated by the guerrillas of the Malayan Communist Party during the Emergency period in the early 1950s.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Car Wash
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“Just a 5-minutes walk from Samantha, brings you to this big Tesco superstore that sells everything! You can get cheaper grocery here compare to Sam's.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“It was truly a piece of art, and definitely has the Pandora vibe from Avatar. Attraction comes alive at night and many different lights are placed on trees to give a fantastic view like never seen before.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Precinct 10 is a foods and beverages concept mall. It’s a place to enjoy and variety different of restaurants.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Irish Pub
“This bar offers a good place, good drinks and great food to have a pint of beer with your friends at straits quay.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cinema
“What is the best thing to do at night? Mid-night movies!!! Who doesn't like it? Malaysia cinemas is known for the cheap price for movie. With a low price and now you can enjoy all the blockbuster movies. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Cold Storage Groceries market, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Edo Ichi Japanese Cuisine, BeAngels cafe & Guardian Pharmacy”
  • 13 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“The store could found all kind of imported grocers stuff from Euro and others..”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you are craving for seafood, especially crabs, but pondering where to go (Tambun sounds so far and Batu Maung will be a bit pricey ?), you might want to consider this place as one of your options. Sea Pearl Lagoon Cafe is located at Tanjung Tokong (Ah Wang Cafe is nearby too), from Prima Tanjung, drive straight up to Tanjung Tokong route, drive pass Tesco Sri Tanjung and look for the first traffic light which you are about to turn right into Jalan Tokong Thai Pak Kong, drive straight until you see a Thai Pak Kong temple on your left. To the right side of the temple is where Sea Pearl Lagoon Cafe located. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“The nearest grocery store is located just down the road inside Gurney Plaza shopping mall.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The specialty offered by Ah Wang cafeteria is their homemade kaya, sandwiching in between the breads. It comes with a custardy texture and the sweetness is well balanced. Often time, it comes accompanied with butter, or better known as Roti Kahwin. Their homemade kaya is available for sale too. On top of that, street coffee enthusiasts may enjoy this place as their coffee was above average with clean in taste and decent flavor. Surprisingly, the cold coffee has a stronger taste than the hot ones.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Virtually everything the Penang hawker scene has to offer all under this one huge roof. But it opens only for dinner.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Catch performances and free film screenings at penangpac penangpac is located on the sixth floor of Straits Quay mall and has a host of theatrical performances as well as foreign film screenings programmed throughout the whole year. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“"Gurney Drive Hawker - One of the famous places in Penang for tourists. It is a place full of many local food available, it's serve with Chinese, Malays, Indian food. It is operates at night around 7pm - 12pm.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you are craving for seafood, especially crabs, but pondering where to go (Tambun sounds so far and Batu Maung will be a bit pricey ?), you might want to consider this place as one of your options. Sea Pearl Lagoon Cafe is located at Tanjung Tokong (Ah Wang Cafe is nearby too), from Prima Tanjung, drive straight up to Tanjung Tokong route, drive pass Tesco Sri Tanjung and look for the first traffic light which you are about to turn right into Jalan Tokong Thai Pak Kong, drive straight until you see a Thai Pak Kong temple on your left. To the right side of the temple is where Sea Pearl Lagoon Cafe located. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The specialty offered by Ah Wang cafeteria is their homemade kaya, sandwiching in between the breads. It comes with a custardy texture and the sweetness is well balanced. Often time, it comes accompanied with butter, or better known as Roti Kahwin. Their homemade kaya is available for sale too. On top of that, street coffee enthusiasts may enjoy this place as their coffee was above average with clean in taste and decent flavor. Surprisingly, the cold coffee has a stronger taste than the hot ones.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Fish & Chip Shop
“A seafood restaurant and the place which offer cozy dining place and nice concept. Customer can choose to have the outdoor seating to enjoy the view of the quay.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Just 5mins walk to this wonderful 'locals' restaurant. Great food at a very reasonable price and friendly staff.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“This japanese restaurant food got a lot of varieties also price reasonable.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend

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