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10 Best Mooncakes in Penang [2024]

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Best Mooncakes Penang
Best Mooncakes Penang

There is no shortage of delicious mooncakes in Penang – in fact, there are so many great ones that it can be hard to choose. So, we’ve come up with a list of the 10 Best Mooncakes in Penang. From traditional flavors to modern hybrids, there’s something for everyone on this list. So whether you’re looking for a new mooncake to try this year or just want to compare different brands and flavors, read on for our top picks!

1. Ng Kee Cake Shop

Key ServicesMooncake Penang
Websitehttps://ng-kee-cake-shop.business.site/
Address61, Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+6042612229
Operating HoursMonday Closed
Tuesday Friday-9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Traditional cakes, cookies, and pastries, including mooncakes, are available at NG Kee Cake Shop. Since they have been in business since 1900, they have preserved the original recipe.

Key Differentiators:

  • Authentic recipe
  • Artistic baking style
  • Cheap eats

Customer Testimonial:

“Every time come back Penang must visit this shop and buy Coconut Tart! Very delicious!”

Jason Lim

2. Tai Thong

Key ServicesMooncake Penang
Websitehttps://maxim.com.my/en/tai-tong/
Address45, Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 16-774 6625
Emailjacklai.maxim@gmail.com
Operating Hours6:30AM—2PM, 6PM—10PM Daily, Monday closed

Tai Thong is welcoming some new mooncake members to the home. It’s challenging to resist the impulse to buy them all when there is such a delicious range of baked skin and snow skin mooncakes. Try their limited-edition Snow Skin Musang King, which was just joined by Snow Skin Mango Strawberry.

Key Differentiators:

  • Authentic flavor
  • Traditional restaurant
  • Exquisite service

Customer Testimonial:

“Delicious yumcha on offer! Instead of the carts coming around, you’ll need to go up to the front to order and get your paper stamped for the dish. They have cheong fun, dimsum and a few buns. I missed out on the egg tarts but they looked amazing”

Jin Jin

3. Tho Yuen

Key ServicesMooncake Penang
Websitehttps://tho-yuen-restaurant.business.site/
Address92 Campbell Street Georgetown, 10100 Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-261 4672
Operating Hours6AM—3PM Daily, Tuesday closed

92 Campbell Street Georgetown, 10100 Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

+60 4-261 4672

6AM—3PM Daily, Tuesday closed

Mooncakes are another delicacy that Tho Yuen sells in addition to lunch and breakfast. All of the mooncakes made in this country are prepared at home. Along with mooncakes and other delicacies, Tho Yuen also bakes egg tarts.

Key Differentiators:

  • Great offers
  • Cheap eats
  • Excellent service

Customer Testimonial:

“A very nice ambiance, authentic food, “Tho Min” a must order.”

Anna Chang

4. Hock Lok Siew

Key ServicesMooncake Penang
Websitehttps://www.hockloksiew.com/
Address120, Lebuh Noordin, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-262 2162
Operating HoursMonday-Saturday 9:00AM—6:00PM, Sunday 10:00AM—3:00PM

Hock Lok Siew Biscuit Trading produces more than 30 unique flavors of biscuits. The biscuits are also available to buy as gifts for loved ones. Over the holiday season, they’ll start selling mooncakes as well.

Key Differentiators:

  • Various flavors
  • Cheap eats
  • High quality products

Customer Testimonial:

“Most are freshly made.”

Pei Chin Wong

5. Inside Scoop

Key ServicesMooncake Penang
Websitehttps://insidescoop.com.my/
AddressGF-136/137/138, Queensbay Mall 100 Persiaran Bayan Indah Bayan Lepas, 11900 Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-637 4735
Emailaiskirim@insidescoop.com.my
Operating Hours10:30AM—10:30PM Daily

Inside Scoop not only offers plain ice cream but also beautifully crafted ice cream mooncakes. Prepare yourself for a colorful delight as we provide 4 distinct, cutting-edge flavors that will astound you. Not to mention, there is a 7.5-inch ice cream mooncake that serves 12 people. They have Malaysia’s biggest mooncake.

Key Differentiators:

  • Relaxing atmosphere
  • Cozy atmosphere
  • Convenient location

Customer Testimonial:

“Excellent service for delivery. Very much recommended. Worth buying it. Love it”

Deneswari Chandrasekaran

6. Hotel Equatorial

Key ServicesMooncake Penang
Websitehttps://m.facebook.com/hotelequatorialpenang/
Address1, Jalan Bukit Jambul, Bukit Jambul, 11900 Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-632 7000
Emailinfo@pen.equatorial.com
Operating HoursAlways open

Hotel Equatorial offers varieties of mooncakes Luminarie, Pandan Lotus Single Yolk, Matcha Tiramisu, Low Sugar White Lotus, Red Bean Single Yolk, and Brown Sugar Tea au Lait.

Key Differentiators:

  • Kid-friendly
  • Various amenities
  • Great flavor

Customer Testimonial:

“Nice view. nice staff good.”

Romeo Rockers Sr.

7. Tealive

Key ServicesMooncake Penang
Websitehttps://www.tealive.com.my/
AddressBlock No. Z, Storey, No. Level 1, Unit No. L1-12 & AF1-12, All Seasons Place, Thean Tek Hwy, Farlim, 11500, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 10-233 6589
Emailfeedback@tealive.com.my
Operating Hours10AM—10PM Daily

The well-known bubble tea company Tealive is one of the most well-liked shopping destinations. They simply can’t get enough of it, whether it’s their homemade tea or their milk tea line. Additionally, Tealive is offering previously unheard-of bubble tea-infused mooncakes this time. 

Key Differentiators:

  • Outdoor seating
  • Perfect sweet
  • Good for groups

Customer Testimonial:

“So far the taste maintains good quality, just the worker already changed all.”

Han Ping Tan

8. DoubleTree Resort

Key ServicesMooncake Penang
Websitehttps://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/penmbdi-doubletree-resort-penang/
Address56, Jalan Low Yat, Puncak Ria, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-892 8000
Emailhilton.commments@hilton.com
Operating Hours3PM—12PM Daily

The “Over The Moon” mooncake line, which the DoubleTree Hotel now offers in four different varieties, is introduced. The Baked White Lotus Paste, Pandan Lotus Paste with Single Yolk, Lotus Paste with Single Yolk, and Red Bean Paste fillings are all favorites among customers.

Key Differentiators:

  • Authentic mooncake
  • Various choices
  • High quality products

Customer Testimonial:

“Hotel is definitely one of the more underrated ones. It’s our first time here but we were very happy with our overall experience. The kids especially enjoyed the splash pool which has real beach sand in it!”

Dhinesh Sasidaran

9. Hotel Jen

Key ServicesMooncake Penang
Websitehttps://www.shangri-la.com/en/hotels/jen/penang/georgetown/
AddressMagazine Rd, George Town, 11900 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-262 2622
EmailPenang@hoteljen.com
Operating Hours10:00 AM—10:00 PM Daily

The Hotel Jen offers a selection of mooncakes in a variety of tastes. These flavors include Taro Hero, Purple Secret (sweet purple potato), Pearl of Harmony (black sesame), Pure Lotus Single Yolk, Pandan Lotus Single Yolk, Low-Sugar White Lotus Single Yolk, and Durian Delight. Another flavor is Precious Black (Bamboo Charcoal with Lotus).

Key Differentiators:

  • Various choices
  • Authentic taste
  • Excellent service

Customer Testimonial:

“Very good service provided by your staff during the buffer session.”

Peng Peng

10. Ah Teik Zai

Key ServicesMooncake Penang
Websitehttps://m.facebook.com/AhTeikZaiDurian/
AddressNo,100A/B, Jalan Burma, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 12-987 5200
Emailroyteoh9626@gmail.com
Operating Hours10:30AM—10:30PM Daily

Six different sets of mooncakes are currently being sold by Ah Teik Zai, which offers a range of durian. In addition to new flavors like Strawberry Cheese and Vanilla Durian in snow skin mooncakes, savor some classic Black Gold Musang King mooncakes.

Key Differentiators:

  • Fruits wholesaler
  • Food stand
  • Durian as their main flavor choice

Customer Testimonial:

“Tasty durian. I love it so much, definitely will visit and purchase again”

Jocelyn Tan

Mooncake Penang

The mooncake scene in Penang is alive and well, with a variety of offerings to please any palate. Whether you’re looking for something classic or something new and trendy, there’s sure to be a mooncake that will make your taste buds happy.

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Malaysia. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Malaysia. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Malaysia has to offer.