Penang is an island of food, fun, and history, but you could also put up your feet and have a good bottle of wine there. The Island has many wine bars that cater to the needs of anyone who’s looking for a relaxing time. Here are the Top 10 you should check out.
1) The Tuns Wine Bar
Not just for Tuns of this world, this wine bar also serves up beers and ciders, in addition to a delectable selection of wines. This bar is located at Pulau Tikus Plaza, on Jalan Burma. Pair your beverages with some local snacks like otak-otak, and look out for other promotional deals by following them on Facebook.
2) Villa Vino Tapas & Wine Bar
At Villa Vino Tapas & Wine Bar, you can wine and dine to enjoy your evening. They have daily set dinners that start from RM42 onwards, and the meal features salad, soup, a main course and one glass of their house wine. Their food includes a delicious menu featuring Asian and Western delights. Visit them at Persiaran Bayan Indah.
3) Gomo Wine Bar & Restaurant
Gomo is the perfect venue for those who appreciate Japanese dining. The food may be slightly on the fusion side, so you may even find dishes like Pork Ribs there. Wine enthusiasts will enjoy the wine-related activities held there too, like talks and tastings. In addition to wines, they also serve other alcoholic beverages like beer, and nitrogen coffee.
4) Brettos Wine • Darts • Bar • Cafe
Ladies, if you need a place for your next girl’s night this should be on your radar. For starters, they have Ladies Night on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, where you can order a bottle of house wine and get another free, just by sharing their Facebook post! They also have live performances to entertain you as you unwind with a glass of bubbly.
5) The Wine Shop (Penang) Malaysia
The Wine Shop is so awesome, they’ll bring the wine to you. Yes, their Wine on Wheels feature is perfect for those who are unable to visit their store, as it can be delivered to you. They carry over 900 types of wines from numerous places such as Argentina, California and Portugal, to name a few. You can also find a variety of wines to suit different budgets.
6) Georgetown Wines
This Wine Bar has an extensive selection of wines, including Old and New World varieties. They have choices from established labels and even artisanal boutique labels. You can enjoy a glass or bottle there, paired with their Mediterranean inspired menu, or take a bottle to go. The bar is tucked neatly amongst Penang’s heritage zone in Georgetown.
7) Escobar Wine & Deli
Escobar sounds like a name you’d want to avoid ordinarily, but not this one. Here you’ll get delicious meals and wine. Located at Jalan Pintal Tali, Escobar is said to be a cosy nook with a fine selection of wines. They also serve food, so check out their Happy Hour promotions where you could even get a meal and drink for a reasonable price.
8) Wine I Love You
For wine with a breath-taking view, look no further than Wine I Love You. This bar overlooks the Penang Bridge, providing patrons with a relaxing environment. They have some rather fun promotions at times, so do check out their Facebook page for updates on how you could get a deal on a glass/bottle of wine there.
9) Hutton Mansion Wine Haus
This wine haus should tempt you with their list of beverages alone, but if you need additional temptations, you’ll be glad to know they’ve got items like pasta, pizza, steak and tapas on their food menu too. Patrons enjoy the place for the comfortable and relaxing environment, as well as the impeccable service.
10) That Little Wine Bar
Try a little European sophistication without leaving Malaysia at That Little Wine Bar. Their warm ambiance will draw you in, and if that doesn’t work perhaps the lovely smell of fresh baguettes will – they claim to have the best in Penang! They even have delectable apple tarts, best paired with a glass of their wines, of course.
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