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10 Best Halal Restaurants in Penang [2022]

August 4, 2022 by The Fun Empire Team

Halal Restaurant Penang

Halal Restaurant Penang
Halal Restaurant Penang

Penang is known for its delicious food, and especially its halal restaurants. If you're looking for a great meal that fits your dietary restrictions, you'll want to check out the 10 Best Halal Restaurants in Penang! From Indian cuisine to Chinese dishes, there's something for everyone on this list. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your culinary adventure today!

1. Bee Hwa Cafe

Bee Hwa Cafe - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Bee Hwa Cafe)
Bee Hwa Cafe - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Bee Hwa Cafe)
Key ServicesHalal Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/beehwacafe/
Address10, Lebuh Dickens 10050 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-263 6092
Emailbeehwacafe1608@gmail.com
Operating hoursMonday - Saturday 7 am -3pm

Bee Hwa Cafe serves tasty bowls of white curry mee, prawn mee, or genuine Penang char kuey teow. Genuine Hainanese kopi tiam may be found as well. This cafe is a well-known attraction for tourists from all over the world since 1992. A fried egg and shrimp fried rice with vegetables will round off your breakfast. If a breakfast sandwich devoid of pork is too much for you, buy a hot cup of coffee to get you going.

Key Differentiators:

  • Chinese style cuisine
  • Local foods
  • Pork-free

Customer testimonial:

“Went there for breakfast with colleagues. It is exactly opposite police station n might be hard to find parking space near the shop as limited. The food served was fast and the price was affordable too... quite a crowd even though went there at 7.30am. Love the char kuey teow and noodle soup ”

Ryei Chia Yee

2. Spice Market Cafe

Spice Market Cafe - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Spice Market Cafe)
Spice Market Cafe - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Spice Market Cafe)
Key ServicesHalal Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.shangri-la.com/penang/rasasayangresort/dining/restaurants/spice-market-cafe/
AddressBeach Garden Wing, Kampung Tanjung Huma, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-888 8888
Operating hoursDaily 7AM–10PM

The authentic Asian and international cuisines served at Spice Market Cafe reflect Penang's history as a crossroads of cultures. They also provide A lavish occasion with a wonderful array of dishes from both domestic and foreign cuisines. The Café is surrounded by an ancient canopy of rain trees that echo with the enchanting sounds of chirping tropical birds.

Key differentiators:

  • Cozy atmosphere
  • Child-friendly
  • Reasonable price

Customer testimonial:

“I love the food, breakfast was amazing, also served different types of fruits, breads and desserts. Local and international cuisine included! Entrance interior full with spices like a market so that at the same time we can learn spices names ”

Tengkususu

3. Jawi House Cafe Gallery

Jawi House Cafe Gallery - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Jawi House Cafe Gallery)
Jawi House Cafe Gallery - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Jawi House Cafe Gallery)
Key ServicesHalal Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/jawihouse/
Address85 Lebuh Armenian, 10200 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-261 3680
Emailjawihousepenang@gmail.com
Operating hoursMonday-Sunday 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM, Tuesday Closed

Regional carvings, prints, hand-painted textiles, and artwork from the region are the focus of the Jawi House Cafe Gallery. On well-known and storied Armenian Street, it is situated. A focus on both traditional and modern Jawi Peranakan cuisine is also present in the cafe.

Key Differentiators:

  • Cozy atmosphere
  • Good for working
  • Malay Indian cuisine

Customer testimonial:

“Price can be a bit over the budget but since it is located the heritage zone, and helmed by an experience chef who happened to also inherited the family recipes, this restaurant is great to spend a bit on home-cooked style Jawi Peranakan cuisines.”

Harith Jamaludin

4. Halab Penang

Halab Penang - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Halab Penang)
Halab Penang - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Halab Penang)
Key ServicesHalal Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/halabpenang/
Address381, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone +60 4-251 9550
Emailinfo@halabpenang.com
Operating hoursDaily 10:30AM–2AM

Halab Penang has beautiful décor, and value creation in the areas of food quality, service, and ambiance are at the heart of the brand's recognition with families, business lunch professionals, and huge tourist groups looking for genuine Middle Eastern cuisine.

Key differentiators:

  • Cozy ambiance
  • Great food
  • Reasonable price

Customer testimonial:

"The best food ever, will definitely repeat in future... recommended."

Aleeya Alissa

5. Kedai Makan Lidiana - Nasi Campur

Kedai Makan Lidiana - Nasi Campur - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Kedai Makan Lidiana - Nasi Campur)
Kedai Makan Lidiana - Nasi Campur - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Kedai Makan Lidiana - Nasi Campur)
Key ServicesHalal Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/Kedaimakanlidiana/
Address11200 Tanjung Bungah, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 16-415 8686
Emailkedimakanlidiana@gmail.com
Operating hoursDaily 7AM–4PM

There are many different Malay side dishes available at Kedai Makan Lidiana - Nasi Campur. They have numerous varieties of lauk and veggies with deep and fulfilling flavors, as well as reasonably priced and tasty nasi campur.

Key differentiators:

  • Various options
  • Cheap eats
  • Creative cuisine

Customer testimonial:

“Very good Malay style vegetarian and meat and fish dishes. Very famous locally.”

Shaw Ping Er

6. Restoran Kapitan

Restoran Kapitan - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Restoran Kapitan)
Restoran Kapitan - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Restoran Kapitan)
Key ServicesHalal Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://kapitanempire.wixsite.com/kapitanofficial
Address93, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
Phone016-400 1611
Emailkapitanempire@gmail.com
Operating hoursAlways open

The Restoran Kapitan is the brainchild of Mr. Abdul Wahab. He is a well-known and prosperous businessman in Peninsula Malaysia and Penang Island. They provide Muslim food, mainly tandoori chicken from India. For its claypot biryani and renowned tasty and skillfully cooked tandoori chicken, this halal

Key differentiators:

  • Authentic cuisine
  • Reasonable price
  • Excellent service

Customer testimonial:

“We had a lemon chicken, masala chicken, cheese naan, briyani, mango lassi and lychee for dinner. It was delicious and tasty. The place was crowded during the weekend, but there is always a table available for its customer.”

Kenny Ganie

7. Lagenda House & Cafe

Lagenda House & Cafe - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Lagenda House & Cafe)
Lagenda House & Cafe - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Lagenda House & Cafe)
Key ServicesHalal Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://m.facebook.com/cafelagenda/
Address2, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-251 9300
Emaillagendacafe1910@gmail.com
Operating hoursDaily 12 PM - 11 PM

Lagenda House & Cafe serves Indonesian Gado-Gado, the Banana Bakar, and rice sets with side dishes served on congkak game boards. They also offer renowned delicacies made over the years in Asian kitchens by famous chefs.

Key differentiators:

  • Historic
  • Authentic cuisine
  • Reasonable price

Customer testimonial:

“Food was really nice. Very cool place, nice ambience. We love it here. Banana bakar was a bit too sweet for me. But overall was a great experience eating here. Recommended.” Nazarudin

Nur Fatin Farhanah

8. Rubin Mardini Cafe Restaurant

Rubin Mardini Cafe Restaurant - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Rubin Mardini Cafe Restaurant)
Rubin Mardini Cafe Restaurant - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Rubin Mardini Cafe Restaurant)
Key ServicesHalal Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://m.facebook.com/rubin.mardini/
Address591, Jalan Batu Feringghi, Penang Island, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 11-1121 7378
Emaillizawati5348@gmail.com
Operating hoursDaily 12–11PM

Turkish, Yemeni, and Arabic cuisine are among the specialties of the Rubin Mardini Cafe Restaurant. The lamb mandy rice and the extremely delicious, falling-off-the-bone lamb are both must-tries. Along with the fajitas and the pita bread, the hummus was also excellent. Delicious Turkish and Arabic food that is both generously sized and affordably priced.

Key differentiators:

  • Cheap eats
  • Generous servings
  • Various choices

Customer testimonial:

“Absolutely the best middle eastern food in Penang. Trust me the food is a lot better than Lebanon, Halab whatsoever. So grateful we found this place. Definitely be our regular spot after this. ”

Afifah Sabjan

9. The Garden Lebanon, Tanjung Bungah

The Garden Lebanon, Tanjung Bungah - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: The Garden Lebanon, Tanjung Bungah)
The Garden Lebanon, Tanjung Bungah - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: The Garden Lebanon, Tanjung Bungah)
Key ServicesHalal Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.lebanonrestaurant.com.my/
Address15, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-891 7228
Operating hoursDaily 12PM–10PM

The Garden Lebanon, Tanjung Bungah was established in 2000 and is the first joint Arabic restaurant on Penang Island. Four further Arabic eateries opened in Penang a few years later. Lebanon Restaurant was the name of the establishment in 2007 when it was totally owned by our Penangite. The center of the Lebanon is its magnificent interiors and value creation in the areas of food quality, service, and hygiene.

Key differentiators:

  • Daily fresh seafood
  • Authentic Middle Eastern cuisine
  • Unforgettable culinary experience

Customer testimonial:

“I won't lie. The food a fantastic. Superb. Marvelous. No word to describe it. My family loved the food. Very very recommended. The price a bit expensive but worth it. Will come again and will spread the word about this place. The staff are very friendly.”

Zam Lieza

10. Nasi 7 Benua Koo Boo Cafe

Nasi 7 Benua Koo Boo Cafe - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Nasi 7 Benua Koo Boo Cafe)
Nasi 7 Benua Koo Boo Cafe - Halal Restaurant Penang (Credit: Nasi 7 Benua Koo Boo Cafe)
Key ServicesHalal Restaurant Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/KooboCafe
AddressJalan Tun Dr Awang, Taman Tunas Muda, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 17-439 7617
Operating hoursDaily 11AM–4PM

Nasi 7 Benua Koo Boo Cafe uses seven different types of rice to make tasty dish, including white rice, tomato rice, nasi lemak, nasi minyak, nasi lamuni, nasi hujan panas, and nasi kacang. Your choice of curries, meats, and vegetables are then added on top.

Key differentiators:

  • Creative cuisine
  • Great food
  • Reasonable price

Customer testimonial:

"5 stars. Food is delicious. Place is clean. Staff is friendly. A must try when you come to Penang."

Ct Suriati

Halal Restaurant Penang

Whether you’re in the mood for Lebanese, Turkish, or Arabic food, there’s something on the menu for you. These restaurants also offer great value, with generous servings and affordable prices. So if you’re looking for a delicious and authentic dining experience, be sure to check out Halal Restaurant Penang!

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