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3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Dinner Hop in George Town Penang

Highlights
  • Explore Georgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage site, on a foodie walking tour
  • Sample enough dishes, desserts, and beverages to make up a full meal
  • Learn about Penang’s multicultural history from your guide
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3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Dinner Hop in George Town Penang
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Overview
Food makes the perfect introduction to any city—especially Penang. Slurp, sip, and snack as you discover the highlights of the city’s historic center, Georgetown, on a small-group foodie walking tour with a guide. Enjoy the sorts of insights you can only get from a local as you visit vendors and hawkers, and taste the fare of the generations of migrants who have made the island their home.
What to Expect
Discover the humble beginnings of George Town, as we meet and begin the hop from the "Little India" district. We travel backwards in time through colonization and the rise of Penang as a bustling port. We will peek briefly into how things came to be as they are, and why that is important. 
Each step through the city streets also serves as a step through the story of it's people. We'll explore "harmony street" and its various places of worship, tracing a line back to how migrants from very different parts of the world made Penang their home. We'll uncover some secrets, and discover some truths, as we make our way from Harmony Street to our first meal. 
We will circle the streets and side streets of the Core Heritage Zone and beyond, savoring dishes and stories as we visit vendors and hawkers and peer through different lenses and paths that have led to the present. Finally, we savor all we have learned from our exploration, as we relax to the final dessert of the evening. 
By the end of the hop, we want you to feel like you aren't just visiting a city, but getting to know and old and storied friend called George Town. One that makes delicious, delicious food.
Reviews (23)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
One of the Best Ever

Heritage on a Plate was one of the best tour experiences we've had traveling anywhere in the world. Danny wove together the uniquely complex history of George Town, Penang, and Malaysia using the cuisine of the region as a vehicle for telling its story. We...More

Thank aklein08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Food Hop!

Our group of three booked the 3-hour heritage on a plate dinner hop for our first night in Penang. We ended up having a private tour with Danny, who is extremely knowledgeable about all things Penang. I'm so happy that we did this dinner hop...More

Thank Danielle A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Wow, wow and WOW!!! Dinner HOP with the LOT!!!

Do yourself a favor & book this experience with Danny! We arrived at the RV almost 30 mins early & Danny was already there to greet us with a great big welcoming smile & handshake. As we were a party of 4 we were fortunate...More

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Jalan Jalan

I did the Dinner Hop tour with a friend and it was fantastic! The tour with Danny is a great way to wander round and learn about the city whilst tasting the local cuisine. Danny is from George Town and was so friendly it was...More

Thank Hjlundbeck
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile
Fantastic food and great companh

We loved our tour with Danny around Georgetown. His knowledge of the history and the culture of the area was inspiring and he took us around the city to get some amazing food. We left the tour feeling that we understood the area more and,...More

Thank umbomble
DannyMahes, Owner at Heritage on a Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you so much! Likewise, our conversation and your story was inspiring as well. It was a lot of fun hosting you, and we're very happy to have shown you the food, history and story of Penang. All the best!

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