New World Park
New World Park
3.5
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
About
New World Park officially launched by the chief minister of Penang on January 2008, was developed by PPB Hartabina Sdn. Bhd. This iconic landmark located in the heart of Georgetown, affectionately know as Sin Sei Kai for local Penangites. It was the entertainment hub from the late 1930s to the mid 1960s. Dine in the well-known Food Court in Penang, with over 28 stalls which presenting a wealth of Penang's famous street food in a clean and cozy environment. The massive overhead canopies and roof top terraces enhance the ambiance, and in the background, live music and songs fill in the air. There is even a Center Performance Stage which stages music from live bands, aerobics & zumba sessions and other exciting activities. With ample parking accessible from Jalan Hutton and Jalan Burma including 6 drop zones and 4 bus parking bay, at New World Park, you will really be spoilt for the choices.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mark D
Penang Island, Malaysia1,247 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
Penang Island has dozens of food courts-- but this one is very different... It has been operating since 2008, and for the past three years has also featured a "Saturday Carnival" (from 5-10PM). This "Carnival" features pop up markets, street entertainment, an outdoor theatre and "kid friendly activities... The variety of (inexpensive) "food favourites" is extensive and crosses many different types of ethnic/national dishes. It also is very centrally located, easily reached by bus... and has dozens of interesting (most are also inexpensive) restaurants nearby. Weekday lunchtimes can be very crowded as many "locals" go there for lunch--- so visitors would be wise to come before noon or after 1:30. A visit to the World Park and "environs" will be most memorable and very enjoyable!!

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Written 22 May 2019
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TheRoamingGecko
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia12 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Couples
I was told that New World Park was once a popular place for locals as it use to be grounds for two cinemas namely Globe and Lido in the 50s to mid 70s. Swatow Lane was also famous for its "ais kacang" which is a famous local dessert; made of shaved ice, red beans, sweet corns, jelly and drizzles of syrup plus evaporated milk over the mountain ice.

Today, New World Park is a modern food center in George Town, Penang. It is bordered by Burmah Road, Swatow Lane and Hutton Lane.You can find the famous "ice kacang" stall within the New World Park Food Court. There is a huge variety of Penang street food available at the stalls in the food court besides Japanese, Taiwanese and Western food. I found the char koay teow, curry mee, pasembur, chicken rice, teriyaki salmon rice, cendol, rojak and "ais kacang" to be quite good.

New World Park also has a well known Chinese restaurant named Seaview, the Starbucks and Old Town franchises and a few other restaurants. It also house a gym, hair studio, a shop selling wood sculptures, a sports shop and a wine retailer.

Lunch times are usually crowded and busy as its a popular spot due to its ample parking spaces and convenient location.
Written 17 August 2015
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dan2963eve
George Town, Malaysia438 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Family
This food court is now very popular due to extended opening hours with most made on the spot drinks at a flat rate of RM 0.90. Don’t even have to go to balik pulau. The famous Balik Pulau laksa is available here.
Written 5 August 2019
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Jimmy
Kaohsiung, Taiwan861 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Solo
I was staying near this place so went a couple of times, and passed through a couple more times hoping to find more stalls open. However, it always seems half closed! There is lots of variety, with no double-ups on stalls, and it's a more comfortable experience than many hawker centres due to the size, the cleanliness and modernness, without the price being any higher. The ice kacang place close to Burma Road is excellent!
Written 13 April 2018
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ClaireQ
Exeter, UK25 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Couples
After seeing some good review we made a special trip there on tuesday evening but everything was closed.... we asked our Grab driver on the way back why it is closed and he said he wasn t sure but last time he went on a sunday it was closed and same on a wednesday...
It looks like it could be a nice place but do check if it s open before making the trip!
Written 9 July 2019
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Jingpei
Singapore, Singapore1,160 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Friends
convenient location where u can find all the local delicacies under one roof. personally like the place because I had the tastiest Penang Fried Kway Teow here with duck egg of course. The oyster omelette has a generous serving of oysters for the oysters lover and Duck leg mee sua has herbal taste, if you like it. it's really a convenient place to visit.
Written 6 December 2018
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PCSim
Singapore, Singapore270 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2015 • Family
Was brought by a local driver to this food court. Was excited by the range of food there and can see a lot of tourists and locals liked eating here. Turnover is high, so easy to find seat even though most seats were taken.

We did not get to try all dishes. Forget about the Penang Assam Laksa, not good. There is this store that sells local kways, has the longest queue. The vegetable kway, bak chang and chee Cheong fun are good, seems to be a favorite among the locals.

Chicken satay is enjoyable. Coconut juice don't taste sweet at all.
The Penang Char Kway Teow is not as good as some of the ones I tried before. Too dry.
I probably won't come back again. Felt can get better food elsewhere.
Written 14 June 2015
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RongFang
Singapore51 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2015 • Solo
The Food Centre is not operating very early so for those seeking breakfast, you may be disappointed.
Written 1 May 2015
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Fabian G
London, UK212 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2015 • Solo
A nice hawker center by local standards with some more up market restaurants most of which have a good reputation. At the center of the hawker center is a fresh juice and deserts stand. The Iced Kachang there (shaved ice with beans / sweet corn / jelly or with fresh fruit, topped with ice cream, is probably the most delicious thing I have eaten in 3 weeks in Malaysia. Highly recommend giving it a try. For some air con, just go into one of the chain coffee stores at the end of the complex by Jalan Burma. Definitely worth a visit if staying in a local hotel, but AVOID the Penang Laksa there - too much mint, slightly rancid tasting, and an over pushy vendor who will sell you the 10 ringit variety even if you only want the basic by saying "all in ... all in" ...
Written 30 January 2015
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ChongJ
Malaysia35 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2014 • Couples
Near to Tune hotel Georgetown. Have to go to this place at night. A good place to hang out with friends.
Written 6 October 2014
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