Don’t worry if you’re still undecided on where to eat dinner. Because this time, we’ve compiled a list of the best ten sweet spots in Penang for you and your Valentine to enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day meal. So let’s get this party started!
1. Suffolk House
This ancient palace, which was built in the 1800s, is Malaysia’s only remaining Georgian mansion. It’s one of those places that leaves a lasting impact on you, thanks to its peculiar aura that pervades every part of the hall. That’s all you’ll need for a special Valentine’s Day! They’ll be presenting a 5-course set dinner for RM195+ on this particular day!
250, Jalan Air Hitam, Georgetown, 10460 George Town, Penang.
10AM – 11PM
2. David Brown’s Restaurant & Tea Terrace
David Brown’s Restaurant & Tea Terrace, Penang’s highest garden restaurant, is the ideal setting for a romantic night in where you and your partner can sweet chat all night. They’re serving a course menu with a spectacular view of Penang’s night lights, ranging from three amuse-bouche through pre-deserts and desserts. Expect Stuffed Chicken Ballotine, Norwegian Salmon, or Black Angus Rib Eye as a main course!
MK17, Daerah Barat Daya, Strawberry Hill Bukit Bendera, 11300 Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang.
11AM – 10PM
3. Indigo – Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
It’s a fusion restaurant located inside the UNESCO-protected Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, where you’ll discover a good blend of East and West. On this special day, they’ll be providing a seven-course meal with four different varieties of amuse-bouche, including foie gras, oysters, caviar, lobster, and black truffles. It’s a worth it set for RM318+ per person, with mains of either Black Angus Beef or Hokkaido Scallop!
14 Leith Street, George Town, Penang.
12PM – 3PM | 6:30PM – 10PM
4. Kraffmen Cafe
This sleek cafe, tucked away on one of Georgetown’s busier streets, is inspired by Melbourne’s brunch culture. They’ll be serving a four-course Valentine’s Day package that includes Sweet Corn Coup, Salmon Croquettes Chocolate Brownie, Orange Mojito Cocktail, and a main entrée. For RM78, RM98, or RM88, choose from Grilled Chicken, Braise BBQ Lamb Shank, or Pan Seared Seabass as your main course.
80, Jalan Zainal Abidin, George Town,10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
10AM – 10PM (Closed on Wednesday)
5. Sigi’s Bar & Grill on the Beach
This Italian restaurant, located in Shangri-Golden La’s Sands Resort, is a must-visit for a romantic dinner date. You’ll also receive roses and a box of pralines whether you choose to dine in the air-conditioned Upper Deck with an elevated view for RM1288, outdoor sitting on the beach for RM888, or in the restaurant for RM428 per couple.
Shangri-La’s Golden Sands Resort, Batu Feringgi Beach, 11100 Penang.
6. Three Sixty Revolving Restaurant and Rooftop Bar
This revolving restaurant, located at the top of the Bayview Hotel, rotates 360 degrees every hour from 7 to 10 p.m. Over a candlelight supper, you’ll be immersed in your own universe with a spectacular view of Penang. It’s a place where you can actually get a taste of traditional food while being above all, serving Peranakan cuisine in a buffet style for RM180+. Not to mention the rooftop bar located directly outside the restaurant!
(Bayview Hotel) 25-A, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
(Sun-Thurs) 4PM – 1AM | (Fri-Sat) 4PM – 2AM
7. Ferringhi Garden
This lovely garden restaurant in Batu Ferringhi is ideal for a peaceful and relaxed evening. Tables that are lightly shaded by blossoming flowers and plants, with a candle on each table to add to the romantic atmosphere. It serves Western cuisine, including grilled steaks and seafood meals, and it’s also worth a photo on Instagram.
34, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Kampung Batu Feringgi, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Pulau Pinang.
5PM – 12AM
8. Communal Table by gēn 根
Gen is a modern restaurant located in Georgetown’s bustling streets that highlights the beauty of Malaysian vegetables and converts it into a delicacy that is both unique and comforting. It’s a new type of experience that pulls back memories, with modern designs that accentuate their cooking skills. It’s a location to spend time with your significant other because it’s elegant and wonderful.
68, Lebuh Presgrave, George Town, Penang.
(Tues-Thurs) 6PM – 11PM, (Fri-Sun) 2PM – 11PM | Closed on Monday
9. Monsieur 85
Monsieur 85, a tiny exquisite restaurant with a dash of rustic charm, is located along Beach Street. As the candlelight illuminates each table, the vintage vibe will be accompanied by amorous feelings. Dine in for their RM 228 Valentine’s Day set, which includes Tiger Prawns, Foie Gras, Scallops, Barramundi Fish, and Pork Ribs for a memorable date!
316, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
6PM-12AM (Closed on Tuesday)
10. Orinea by Farquhar Mansion
One of the best venues in Penang for excellent dining is this lovely establishment that offers a sophisticated spin on contemporary food. Their Valentine’s Astound Gastronomy dinner, prepared by experienced chefs, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will cost RM438+ per person. It’s a fantastic dating spot that will impress him/her, thanks to the charming environment that makes you and your sweetheart feel appreciated.
68-18-1, Sunrise Gurney, Persiaran Gurney, Penang.
(Tues-Sun) 2PM – 1AM | (Mon) 6PM – 1AM