Where to Eat in Penang

Favourite Porridge in George Town

Two old favourite Porridge stalls in George Town

There are basically two types of Chinese-style Porridge you can taste in Penang and all over Malaysia - The Cantonese porridge or Chok as ot is often called and the Teochew porridge or Teow Chew Moi.

Cantonese Porridge at Lebuh Kimberly

If you are looking for great filling bowl of porridge meal, go to Kafe Chok Kee in Lebuh Kimberly. There are three types of porridge (or Cantonese-style Chok). Its a small cafe that opens daily.

Location: Lebuh Kimberly

Opening hours:- Mon-Fri : 11am-4:30pm; Sat-Sun: 8am-2:30pm

porridge at kimberly

 Teochew porridge at Tai Buan

At Tai Buan on Lebuh Muntri, you can have your porridge with braised duck served in a broth of soy sauce, eggs, soya bean, or some vegetables.
Location: 173, Jalan Muntri, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 12noon - 6pm
New Day Porridge at Lorong Selamat
The shop serves Teochew porridge with a wide variety of dishes of chicken, pork and vegetables.
Location: 119, Lorong Selamat, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours:5-11pm, closes on Thursday

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