A relaxing day by the sea with fun, food and shopping
If you are looking for fun, food and festivity by the sea all in one place, then a visit to Penang's first and only seafront marina retail center is a must.
Straits Quay Main Entrance
With over 100 shops, restaurants, bistros, cafes and permanent attractions such as the Royal Selangor Visitor Center and Penang Performing Arts Center, Straits Quay has something for everyone to enjoy throughout the day.
Blue Reef Restaurant
Choose from a selection of restaurants and have brunch or lunch on the promenade with scenes of sailboats and ocean as the backdrop. Blue Reef Fish and Chips Restaurant has pretty good traditional fish and chips in beer batter.
Dessert by Delicious
For a sweet afternoon tea, Indulge yourself in classic chocolate cake with vanilla ice-cream by Delicious cafe. The ambiance and decor of the cafe is perfect for a relaxing afternoon as well as catching up with friends over desserts.
Charlie Brown Cafe
If you are visiting with kids, Charlie Brown cafe will be a delight to visit. It is the first Peanuts Comic Strip themed cafe in Malaysia with cute decors of "The Peanuts Gang" characters.
Straits Quay Boardwalk
In the evening, take a stroll along the boardwalk while enjoying the sea view and boats. Straits Quay has a couple of pretty good bistro and bars ideal for catching up with friends over a few drinks.
Regular entertainment events and concerts are held at the floating stage in the sea. The weekend markets offer plenty of choices to shop for handmade crafts and homemade food. For more information on the performances and markets visit Straits Quay official website.
Getting to Straits Quay is easy by land or water. For a memorable experience, try the new water limousine service offered by the historical E&O Hotel which takes about 15 minutes. Alternatively, it is accessible via public transport such as taxi and public buses. Straits Quay is only 15 minutes by car from the heart of Georgetown and about 45 minutes from Penang International Airport.