There is a wealth of places to eat in Tanjung Bungah and further afield in Tanjung Tokong

Most visitors stay in the vacinity of the Flamingo and Rainbow Paradise Hotels so this guide uses them as a starting point.

Opposite the Rainbow and Flamingo Hotels is Sri Ananda Bahwan, an excellent Indian restaurant that is open 24 hours.

Turn left out of the hotels and two minutes up the hill opposite the Cove Condos cross over by the traffic lights and you'll come to the Tanjung Bungah hawkers centre.  Behind it are the fruit stalls and a few local delicacies such as the beancurd van and the burger man.  For restaurants there is Amphans (Thai), Ingolfs German restaurant, the Bulgarian restaurant, Indian Delightz and Dominos Pizza. You'll also find 7/11 shops, a pharmacy, cake shops, an organic shop  etc. Continue down Sungai Kelian past the garage and you'll find Hillside (fusion) on your left and Gustos on the right (popular in the mornings).  They both serve real bacon. Then there is a long row of local Chinese eateries, a seafood restaurant, a Mexican (Grumpiez) the oddly named Rabbit Teeth Gourmet and the Claypot Restaurant on the right.  If you eat at the Claypot the origami thingies are for you to put your meat bones in. Finally there is a restaurant serving what it calls Western Food.

Having crossed over the road at the Cove, carry on down along the Tanjung Bungah road in the direction of Georgetown.  (You can walk along the other side of the road but there is no pavement so this side is safest.)  You'll shortly pass the Four Points by Sheraton and there’s now a road on your right.  Up this road is Arati Vilas, another good local Indian banana leaf type restaurant.  Keep going towards Georgetown and you'll shortly come to Pang (Hainan) seafood restaurant where you can choose your fish from the tanks.  Over on your left is the Chinese Swimming Club with its own restaurant (you don't have to be a member to eat there) and Vivas hawker centre. Hardly any tourists go to Vivas so the food is very authentic.  Go out of the back of Vivas, turn right and you’ll come to a seafood restaurant and in front of it by the beach the Sea Wind restaurant where you can get a beer, good steaks and a fantastic view.  

Keep going down the main road and look out for the signs to Sea Pearl. Go down there and you’ll come to a little cove where the fish that gets caught is cooked in the Sea Pearl.  Very popular for crabs.

If instead you turn right out of one of the hotels and walk down the hill you’ll pass a whole row of restaurants on the other side of the road including  Seafood Master, Lebanon, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Hana Café and the 3D seafood restaurant.  On the same side of the road that you’re on is a new Korean and down at the bottom is Sunflower – a cake and coffee shop with a hamburger concession besides it.  Keep going and you’ll see the bus station and behind it is the local morning wet market (good for fruit) where there are two food courts - one for muslims and one for non muslims (chinese). You can go there for breakfast if you want local food. The wet market also has a Tuesday evening market with excellent food stalls. There's a row of shops, a laundry, another pharmacy, a Chinese restaurant, a cake shop and Northern Ribs restaurant for delicious sticky ribs. Further up the hill in the direction of Batu Ferringhi is the post office.  Carry on for a short distance and you’ll come to Sunshine Bay up on the hillside, an open air Chinese seafood place with a helpful owner. Further along there are lots more places to eat up Lembah Permai.  Along the Batu Ferringhi Road is Hollywood and Tsunami Village, which is good for fish in the evenings, and towards the Floating Mosque up on the hillside to the left is a Malay restaurant.

From Rainbow or Flamingo a 5 minute taxi ride will take you to Straits Quay (past the island's biggest Tescos, with more places to eat). There you can eat in a myriad of different restaurants overlooking the marina.  Healy Mac’s Irish Bar is there.

Just past the Tesco turning is the new Vantage row of shops with a few restaurants and then continuing along the road is the Xuan Xin steamboat and the Daorae Korean restaurant.

Finally you get to Island Plaza.

Café Goodall is a good hawker centre on the main road and Island Plaza has the very popular Japanese restaurant Edo Ichi.  Just the other side of Island Plaza is Precinct 10 with restaurants and late night bars.

Fettes Park is opposite Island Plaza. The wonderful No Eyed Deer (the owner studied in Australia before coming back to run the restaurant) is there as well as a load of other places to eat including Sin Nam Huat for pork and duck, a Chinese and Thai food court and a good Nasi Kandar place.