Telok Bayan Hawker Center

One of the major food court you should definitely check out in Penang is the Teluk Bayan Hawker Centre, or better known as Telok Bayan Food Court by the Penang folks. This place was formerly positioned near Jalan Kampung Relau. However, after the original site has been taken for development purposes, it has been moved to Jalan Aziz Ibrahim. After the relocation, this place has been renamed as the Nibong Indah Hawker Centre by the Penang Island Municipal Council (MPPP). Here, you can find a wide selections of hawker delicacies including claypot chicken rice, bak kut teh, bean sprout chicken rice, economy rice, char koay teow, curry mee, koay kak, grilled fish, grilled chicken wings, apom, wan tan mee, mee udang, belacan rice, chee cheong fun, Hong Kong chee cheong fun, satay and Hokkien mee, Yong Tau Fu and many more.


The venue is almost never packed with its loyal customers. One of the recommended food that the patrons suggest is the Cheese Chicken Set. It is a Japanese dinner set that has a very authentic flavour to it. They use the original Japanese rice which is kind of rare for a hawker quality food. Miso Soup is also included in the set. The broth is very thick and nicely seasoned. As for the chicken, it is crispy and go well with the generous amount of cheese on top. Even though the portion is not very big, but it is surely fulfilling due to the Japanese rice used. Curry mee, Apom, claypot rice and Satay are also among the items that should not be missed. So if you are around the area, stop by this hawker centre to experience authentic Penang street foods.