Looking for ways to welcome the coming double festival of the Chinese New Year & Valentine’s Day? I am sure everyone is busy planning and preparing on where to celebrate with your family members and dear ones on these two special days that happen to coincide with each other. Here is a choice of exciting offers by dining places around Georgetown.
CHINESE NEW YEAR PARTY ONBOARD LILI MARLEEN
How about by celebrating the coming Year of the Tiger on board a private yacht? There is nothing more memorable than dining in a yacht. It is an ideal way of celebrating this festival with a night of food, fun and music on a six hour cruise across the pristine seawaters of Southeast Asia in the Lili Marleen.
It departs on 15th February at 7pm from the Swettenham Pier and only return at 2am on 16th February (six-hour cruise). Entrance fee is RM388 per person which is inclusive of dinner and a welcome drink.
Contact: 017 6661042 (Farah)
E & O HOTEL
Chinese New Year Eve Reunion and Hi Tea are available in the Sarkies Corner while those celebrating Valentine’s Day can enjoy a Sweet Romance Candle Light Dinner at The 1885 with plenty of Valentine gifts. After the meal, make a stopover to the nearby popular Upper Penang Road for the vibrant nightlife.
For further details do call 04 222 2000 ext. 3170
Dine in style in the modern and contemporary Sesame Restaurant on the first floor of G-Hotel along Penang’s famous boulevard, Gurney Drive. The restaurant serves up several set menus for the Chinese New Year and a Valentine’s Day menu.
Tel : 04 2380000
Celebrate Valentine with a romantic dinner in David Brown’s Restaurant with full George Town view from the top of Penang Hill. More of this charming restaurant can be seen here.
David Brown’s Restaurant & Tea Terrace
Tel: 04 8288 337
BAYVIEW HOTEL GEORGETOWN
It might probably be a good idea to dine in Bayview Hotel. Diners get to enjoy a stunning 360-degree view of Penang island while dining in the Revolving Restaurant which is on the highest floor of this hotel located in Farquhar Street. You could also opt to choose the Romance In The Air package at RM288++ per couple that comes with a lovely room and a candlelight dinner.
Tel: 04 2633161
GOLDEN SANDS RESORT
Another perfect place to enjoy a scrumptious Chinese New Year cuisine is in the casual and relaxed environment of the Garden Cafe. The nine course set dinner available from 11th till 22nd February comes with a choice of RM988++ and RM1,288++ including a bottle of champagne.
Tel : 04 8861911
Year of the Tiger Dinner Buffet is available from 12th till 16th February at RM88++ adult and RM44++ for children.
The Chinese New Year Buffet Lunch is available from 14th till 16th February at RM76++ adult and RM38++ for children.
HARD ROCK HOTEL
Have an unforgettable Valentine’s Day at the famous Hard Rock Cafe located at the ground floor of this hotel in Batu Ferringhi.
Tel: 04 8868050 for reservations.
LOUIS CAFE, ARGYLL ROAD
Another choice would be dining in this cozy restaurant in Argyll Road. The first 10 couples will receive a gift from them too.
Tel : 04 2287729
RASA SAYANG RESORT & SPA
Have a memorable dinner in the fine dining restaurant, Feringgi Grill with a five course Valentine’s Day set at RM500++ per couple. There will be no ala carte dinner on Valentine’s Day.
Tel: 04 8888888
Check out the many types of buffet in the Main Street Cafe and the Candlelight Set Dinner in the Citi Room of this hotel.
Tel : 04 3701188 ext. 8217
Have the whole family gather together at this restaurant in Chow Thye Road. Check out their many menu packages (available from 13th to 28th February) and also their Prosperity Seafood Steamboat at RM488 nett.
Tel : 013 4337878 (Mr. Tan) & 016 4337130 (Ms. Ivy)
BERJAYA PENANG HOTEL
Check out the promotion of The Cafe in Berjaya Hotel along Burma Road with offers of buffets and set dinner.
For reservations : 04 2277111
Last but not least, what could more romantic than dining in Suffolk House Restaurant which was recently restored into a fine dining restaurant.
Hope you have a great time choosing the dining venue to celebrate Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day! I have finally picked mine