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10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang [2024]

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Dessert Spot Penang 

Best Dessert Penang
Best Dessert Penang 

Looking for the best dessert spots in Penang? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang. From ice cream parlors to pastry shops, these establishments will have you drooling with delight. So what are you waiting for? Start indulging in some of the best desserts Penang has to offer!

1. La Vie En Rose Pâtisserie

La Vie En Rose Pâtisserie - 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang
La Vie En Rose Pâtisserie – 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang (Credit: La Vie En Rose Pâtisserie)
Key ServicesDessert Spot, Bakery
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/lavieenrose.pastisserie/
Address19, Lebuh Melayu 10100 Pinang George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 14-333 6480
Emailpatisserie.lavieenrose@gmail.com
Operating hoursWednesday to Sunday 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM

When it comes to Penang Cafes, there’s no such thing as too many options. If you’re searching for traditional French desserts, look no further than La Vie En Rose Pâtisserie . Due to its pastel pink façade, this patisserie is easy to locate from a distance.

La Vie En Rose Pâtisserie is home to some of the best croissants, beignets, and madeleines you’ll find in Penang. Almond croissant and raspberry beignet are two must-tries.

Key Differentiators:

  • French Pastry Specialist in Malaysia
  • Freshly baked bread
  • Unique dessert

Customer’s Review:

Citron tart is light and not too sweet. Perfect balance. Love it! The beignets were really good too – great filling-to-pastry ratio. Everything is just done well.

Karen Kuok

2. 15Grams

15Grams - 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang
15Grams – 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang (Credit: 15Grams)
Key ServicesDessert Spot, Coffee shop
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/15GramsBakes
Address5-G-12 Persiaran Mahsuri, Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
Phone+60 11-3995 0749
Email15gramscoffeecakes@gmail.com
Operating hoursTuesday to Sunday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

15Grams is no stranger to cake fans, and it’s a modest coffee shop that expedites in home-made seasonal cakes. Their most recent addition to the dessert menu is the Duo Baked Cheese, which mixes Matcha and Ori cheesecake into one. The cakes are so delicious that you can actually taste the love and hard work put into creating them.

Key Differentiators:

  • Custom cakes
  • Delicious pastries
  • Relaxing atmosphere

Customer’s Review:

Good service, simple and nice concepts.. Love. Very much their coffee and Hojicha.. Roasted matcha green tea..

Encik MRidzuan Kamil

3. Carnarvon Cafe

Carnarvon Cafe - 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang
Carnarvon Cafe – 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang (Credit: Carnarvon Cafe)
Key ServicesDessert Spot, Coffee shop
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/carnarvoncafe
Address54, lorong prangin, George Town, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-251 9001
Emailcarnarvon54@gmail.com

Carnarvon Cafe is a fantastic cake spot in Penang. You’ll be spoiled for choice since they have over 10 different cake options available every day. They’ve recently updated the dining facility, adding a glasshouse, making it an ideal backdrop for photographs. Rose Watermelon, a rather unusual Melon Cake, and other sweet treats are among the specialties.

Key Differentiators:

  • Great Food
  • Cozy atmosphere
  • Nice place to chill

Customer’s Review:

Nice ambience and good environment. Would definitely come back again

Tan Kim Phing

4. Carrotfish

Carrotfish - 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang
Carrotfish – 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang (Credit: Carrotfish)
Key ServicesDessert Spot, Health Food Restaurant, Breakfast & Brunch Restaurant, Coffee shop
Websitehttps://www.carrotfish.my/
Address3rd Floor, No.9, Jalan Juru Sentral, Juru Sentral, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia
Email3carrotfish@gmail.com
Operating hoursDaily 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Carrotfish is a hotspot among foodies for brunch. They do, however, also offer delectable sweets. The Acai Gummy berry contains blackcurrent, chocolate, chia seeds, kiwi, oats, blueberry, and redcurrent. A burn cheesecake is also a must-have.

Key Differentiators:

  • Serves real food
  • Healthy options
  • Stylish interior

Customer’s Review:

My top fav spot to go for meet ups and meals, love the food always and I get to change the mains to cauliflower rice ☺️ Cakes are good, especially the burnt cheesecake!

Joe-Lene Ch’ng

5. Armenian 70’s Ice Ball

Armenian 70's Ice Ball - 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang
Armenian 70’s Ice Ball – 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang (Credit: Armenian 70’s Ice Ball)
Key ServicesDessert Spot, Ice ball
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/ArmenianStCatHouse/
Address78 Armenian Street 10100 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-251 9506
Emailarmst.cathouse@gmail.com
Operating hoursDaily 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

There are a variety of methods to beat the heat. And in Penang, you may eat ice balls that are ideal for a hot day. Armenian 70’s Ice Ball, located on Armenian Street, allows you to combine your favorite flavors to your ice balls! They also have s mango shaved ice, coconut ice cream, antique popsicles, and more.

Key Differentiators:

  • Cat house café 
  • Traditional Ice ball 
  • Affordable 

Customer’s Review:

Recommend Everything. The staff are kind and helpful.

Gertrude Belvedere

6. Mat Toh Yau Dessert

Mat Toh Yau Dessert - 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang
Mat Toh Yau Dessert – 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang (Credit: Mat Toh Yau Dessert)
Key ServicesDessert Shop, Traditional Dessert
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/mtydessert/
Address22 Jalan Penaga 11600 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 12-999 3838
Operating hoursOpen Daily

Traditional desserts, particularly those served in a bowl, are popular. And there’s a stunning pink van in Penang that caters to our nostalgia for traditional sweets like Ai Yu Bing (Ice Lemon Jelly), Leng Chee Kang, Barley Beancurd Gingko, and others.

It’s Mat Toh Yau Dessert & Food, of course. The MTY Milky is a must-order signature dessert, with options including the MTY Milky and the MTY Melon. One can consume more than one bowl of the MTY Milky, which consists of colorful jellies and dried longan bathed in milk that’s not too sweet, one can chow down more than one bowl of the MTY Milky.

Key Differentiators:

  • Satisfying sweet tooth’s since 1988
  • Traditional Dessert 
  • Freshly made-to-order

Customer’s Review:

Fresh and varied ingredients, real ingredients, drink in the mouth, sweet in the heart.

Lee Siew Hong

7. Suffolk House Restaurant

Suffolk House Restaurant - 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang
Suffolk House Restaurant – 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang (Credit: Suffolk House Restaurant)
Key ServicesDessert Spot, Restaurant, Landmark & Historical Place
Websitehttps://www.suffolkhouse.com.my/
Address250, Jalan Air Itam 10460 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-228 3930
Emailinfo@suffolkhouse.com.my

Suffolk House is a two-hundred-year-old Georgian home that has been preserved and restored. Suffolk House is popularly known as a great date-night location. They serves delicious desserts. They have one of the greatest scones in Penang that’s crumbly on the outside yet smooth on the inside. Another must-try is their homemade papaya and nutmeg ice cream, as well as rum and raisin ice cream.

Key Differentiators:

  • Romantic atmosphere
  • Stylish interior
  • Scenic views

Customer’s Review:

Lovely dining experience. Beautiful place with a rich historical past and significance. Food was good.

David C

8. Orinea by Farquhar Mansion

Orinea by Farquhar Mansion - 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang
Orinea by Farquhar Mansion – 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang (Credit: Orinea by Farquhar Mansion)
Key ServicesDessert Spot, Modern European Restaurant, French Restaurant
Websitehttps://www.orineagroup.com/
Address68-18-1, Sunrise Gurney, Persiaran Gurney,10250,Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.
Phone+60 19-528 8933
Emailfarquhar@thecropsgroup.com
Operating hoursDaily 6:00 PM – 11:30 PM, Wednesday Closed

Orinea by Farquhar Mansion is a magnificent fine dining restaurant and bar. Treat yourself to a luxurious afternoon tea in this high-rise tower on Gurney Drive Bay’s beautiful sea views. You may anticipate a magnificent ocean view while eating your delectable tea time delicacies here. The Grand High Tea is served on a beautiful golden hot air balloon tray, which includes sweet and savory delights.

Key Differentiators:

  • Perfect sea view
  • Relaxing environment
  • Gastronomic dining experience

Customer’s Review:

The food is excellent with flawless fusion of asian taste bud within western core. The service by Ferdous is superb with detail info on food and useful recommendation.

Janice Khor

9. Penang Teochew Chendul

Penang Teochew Chendul - 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang
Penang Teochew Chendul – 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang (Credit: Penang Teochew Chendul)
Key ServicesDessert Spot, Cendol Spot
Websitehttp://www.chendul.my/
Address27 & 29 Lebuh Keng Kwee, 10100 Georgetown, Penang
Emailfranchising@chendul.my

Penang Teochew Chendul from Penang has spread throughout the country, becoming more accessible for busy urbanites and customers.

This is a must-see stop for hot, thirsty travelers in Penang! You wouldn’t mind satisfying your thirst while standing outside on the road, under the sweltering sun, because this popular spot is renowned for its chilly milky cendol bowl. The combination of green flour jelly, flavorful gula melaka and coconut milk is delectable.

Key Differentiators:

  • Provides the best quality of Chendul in Malaysia
  • Wi-Fi is provided for free
  • Reasonable price

The World Best chendol on this island. This stall is the best, very delicious especially the aroma of the red beans and cendol.

Ben O

10. Salon Du Chocolat

Salon Du Chocolat - 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang
Salon Du Chocolat – 10 Best Dessert Spots in Penang (Credit: Salon Du Chocolat)
Key ServicesDessert Spot, Chocolate Shop, Coffee shop
Websitehttps://www.salonduchocolat.com.my/
AddressLot 163D-1-02, Level G, Festive Square, Gurney Drive, Georgetown 10250 Penang
Phone04 218 0566 / 04 609 0437
Emailinfo@salonduchocolat.com.my

Salon Du Chocolat is a lovely and high-end chocolate café, where you can enjoy an assortment of sweet and delectable desserts and beverages. Every one of them is made using our high-quality chocolate, which is prepared by experienced employees.

If you can’t live without chocolate, you know where to go. It’s a cafe where they give you a waffle drizzled with chocolate syrup. To satiate your desire for chocolate, go ahead and try it.

Key Differentiators:

  • Made with Good Quality Cocoa
  • Unique desserts
  • Gourmet chocolates

Customer’s Review:

Recommended this waffle so much. Fabulous! ❤️❤️❤️ 5 stars!

Syuhadah Mohamad

Dessert Spot Penang 

Penang is home to some of the best dessert spots in Malaysia. Whether you’re looking for traditional sweets or something more unique, you’re sure to find a spot that satisfies your sweet tooth here.

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