Category: Georgetown

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An Ideal Couples Celebration Restaurant, Heaven Gate Restaurant & Lounge @ Georgetown, Penang!

Nestled in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Georgetown, Heaven Gate offers Penangites, tourists and expats a different fine dining experience. Winner of TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence with 4.5 stars rating, KayaButter are excited to go back to the restaurant to check out their new menu. You can check out our previous food review and more photos of Heaven Gate HERE. We will concentrate on its new menu for this blogpost.

Shunka Japanese Restaurant @ Burmah Road, Georgetown, Penang (22) 0

Shunka Japanese Restaurant @ Burmah Road, Georgetown, Penang!

Starting with their humble flagship outlet in Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Shunka Group has managed to expand their franchise to 8 outlets in Malaysia, namely 3 restaurant outlets in Penang (Bukit Mertajam, Butterworth and Burmah Road), 3 restaurant outlets in Perak (Parit Buntar, Kampar, Taiping), 1 restaurant outlet in Kedah which is at Aman Jaya, Sungai Petani and finally 1 restaurant outlet in Kuala Lumpur which is located at the high-end shopping mall, Publika. Solaris Dutamas. Shunka Japanese Restaurant at Jalan Burmah, Penang is their latest outlet.

The Oldest Nasi Kandar in Penang @ Hameediyah Restaurant, Campbell Street, Georgetown, Penang (25) 0

The Oldest Nasi Kandar in Penang @ Hameediyah Restaurant, Campbell Street, Georgetown, Penang!

Coming back with a bang after being closed for a month for renovation, Hameediyah is set to redefine and raise the bar of Indian Muslim food and the ambience. On the outside, Hameediyah Restaurant still maintains its rustic and heritage feel but make no mistake, the whole restaurant is now brighter, cleaner, neater and smarter now! The floors, the walls, the toilets and the kitchens are way cleaner than last time.

Old Green House Coffee Shop @ Burma Road, Georgetown (6) 1

Old Green House Coffee Shop @ Burma Road, Georgetown!

KayaButter goes town area or what the locals used to call Georgetown, Tanjung to buy a new dog food for our Pomeranian, Cupid. The pet supplies shop is located at the corner of Jalan Talipon called Puppy Love Saloon. Too bad that it is closed at the time we reached there, near 8pm. Since we are in town area, we decide to go to Old Green House coffee shop for our favourite bah kut teh aka pork rib soup and chicken porridge.

The Alley Cafe @ Stewart Lane, Georgetown, Penang (21) 2

The Alley Cafe @ Stewart Lane, Georgetown, Penang!

Kaya was invited by Tour Directions to review one of the famous cafes in Georgetown called The Alley. They are famous for their churros and the one-time craze which Kaya feels that it is getting lesser and lesser that is the cronut, a combination of croissant and donut. Kaya heard from one of the bosses that two pieces of cronut sells for US$30++. That’s how ‘powderful’ (meme) the cronut is. Finally, Kaya get to try it! 🙂

Father's Day Set Lunch Menu 2014 @ Zest Bar Cafe, Glow Penang Hotel (11) 3

Father’s Day Set Lunch Menu 2014 @ Zest Bar Cafe, Glow Penang Hotel!!!

As Father’s Day is around the corner, many eateries, restaurants and hotels are preparing their menus for this special day. If you planning for your Father’s Day, you can take look at Glow Penang’s Zest Bar Cafe’s Father’s Day Set Lunch Menu. Glow Penang Hotel is one of the latest modern & chic hotel that is friendly to your wallet. It is under the brand of Zinc | InVision Hospitality which has hotels throughout Asia, originating from Bangkok, Thailand. Glow Penang is the the 1st Glow by Zinc hotel in Malaysia! Thank you for investing in Penang! 🙂

[Invited Review] Folks Cafe @ Lebuh Acheh, Georgetown, Penang (12) 5

[Invited Review] Folks Cafe @ Lebuh Acheh, Georgetown, Penang!

There is a new cafe in the heart of Georgetown, the UNESCO Heritage area called Folks Cafe. Folks Cafe is co-operating with Flash Back Guest House to provide the guests with breakfast, lunch & dinner. Folks Cafe is operated by two partners. They currently do not have any signboard yet. So, for the mean time, once you see the Flash Back signboard, you have reached Folks Cafe. As you drive from Cannon Street towards Acheh Street, turn left when you reach the T-junction. Folks Cafe is at your right. Find a parking space as soon as you turn right or you can try to find parking end of Cannon Street. Finding a parking space here is quite a challenge and expect to walk for a short distance if you can’t find parking near it.

Harvest Times Cafe @ Irrawaddy Road, Georgetown, Penang (10) 6

Harvest Times Cafe @ Irrawaddy Road, Georgetown, Penang!

Harvest Times is another branch of Harvest In that has to be opened to accommodate their ever expanding customer base. Harvest Times is just a stone throw away from Harvest In. You will find a lot of similarity between Harvest Times and Harvest In. And this time the parking space in front of their restaurant is bigger and can accommodate more cars. There is more space for al-fresco dining at Harvest Times.