Penang’s Asian Food & Culture Festival Is Taking Over 5 Shopping Malls This September!

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Experience Penang, taste Asia!

When it comes to food in Penang, there’s more to just char kuey teow and classic hawker food favourites! Come experience the different food and culture of Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia and Korea for yourself at the 5 popular shopping malls in Penang. Each mall will feature different cuisines, so keep reading to find out what you can expect.

Exclusive travel promos: For those travelling soon, keep a lookout for the Klook booths at the 5 shopping malls. We’ll be giving out exclusive promos, so make sure you come to the booths to get the event-exclusive promo codes! Click ‘Going’ to stay tuned to live updates on the Klook Malaysia event page.

Asian Food & Culture Festival

Location: Gurney Paragon, 1st Avenue, Gurney Plaza, Sunway Carnival Mall, Queensbay Mall

Date: 13 September to 15 September 2019

Time: 10am to 10pm

Japan @ Gurney Paragon

Experience the best of Japanese food at the Gurney Paragon Mall and take a deep dive into the culture through various cultural programmes and workshops. The famous Ichiran Ramen will also make a special appearance at the mall – complete with their iconic private booths! Whether it’s sushi or Tokyo Banana, come get your fill of Japanese food cravings.

If you’re excited to experience the real deal in Japan, come by the Klook booth at Gurney Paragon Mall to get special discounts for your trip. There’s even half-price for Universal Studios Japan tickets. They’re limited, so come early to get your deals and avoid disappointment!

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Location: 163-D, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, George Town, Penang

Thailand @ 1st Avenue

Sawadee, food lovers! When it comes to Thai food, it’s impossible to resist. Find yourself salivating over the fiery tom yum, refreshing Thai tea, or gathering the courage to chomp down on some crunch creepy crawlies. Stay to watch the Thai food cooking demo and get hands-on with a leather handicraft-making workshop.

Conveniently a short plane ride away, why not take a spontaneous trip to Malaysia’s favourite neighbouring country for a long weekend getaway? Get more bang for your buck with discounts on all Thailand activities at the Klook booth in 1st Avenue!

Location:182, Jalan Magazine, 10300, George Town, Penang

China @ Gurney Plaza

Think dim sum, Mala hotpot, dumplings and more. Comfort food at its best, come get your belly filled with classic Chinese favourites at Gurney Plaza. Besides eating, there are also Chinese calligraphy, palace lanterns, and paper-cutting workshop. In conjunction with the Mid-Autumn Festival, you can find unique mooncakes made into puff pastries as well!

Travelling to China soon? Come to the Klook booth to get your discounts on all China activities and half-price savings on Shanghai Disneyland! Only limited quantities are available, so it’s on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Location: 170, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, George Town, Penang

Indonesia @ Sunway Carnival Mall

Come by to the Sunway Carnival Mall for the pop-up warungs dishing out Indonesian favourites! Take your Indomie love to the next level and try out the trendy Indomie Doughnut – deep fried to delicious perfection. There will also be family-friendly activities and workshops at the mall!

For those visiting Indonesia soon, get your 20% off discount code from the Klook booth, valid for all Indonesia activities. You certainly don’t want to miss out on the 50% off Waterbom Bali if you’re taking a trip to the famous island!

Location: 3068, Jalan Todak, Pusat Bandar Seberang Jaya, 13700, Perai, Penang

South Korea @ Queensbay Mall

Annyeonghaseyo, Penang-ites! Get ready to stuff your face with all of Korean’s best dishes from kimchi to ramyeon, live octopus, and more. There will even be plenty of ramyeon on sale so you can stock up your pantry at home. You can also take part in the hanbok origami workshop or check out the cultural showcases and artistic demonstrations.

If you’re planning a trip to South Korea soon, get discounts off Korea activities from Klook when you come by our booth in Queensbay Mall. There’s even 50% off the popular Everland. Only available in limited quantities, better hurry and come early!

Location: 100, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900, Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

Come join us at the Klook booths!

Mark the dates 13 September to 15 September 2019 on your calendar for the Asian Food & Culture Festival! Remember to come to the Klook booths across the 5 shopping malls for different deals and discounts on those 3 days.

The destination deals (20% off) are available only for the first 2000 redemptions while 50% off activity deals are available for first 150 redemptions each! Remember to come early so you don’t miss out on our first-come-first-serve offers on Klook.