11 Places to celebrate this coming Christmas!
posted at: 27-05-2019 | author: foodcrush

"Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle all the way…" Merry Christmas from all of us from Foodcrush! It is the time of the year to gather, spend quality time together. Checking out for places to gather? We have a list of nice places for you to choose from!

1) Dining Room @ Macalister Mansion

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As the name goes, it is in a mansion! What other better places with nice ambient than an old English mansion. As the name goes, it is located at Macalister Road. You will not miss it. Dining room serves high quality modern cuisine with innovative gastronomy. For the festive season, they are serving a 5 course festive set dinner menu, available only on 24th and 25th December. What are you waiting for? Make a reservation now!

2)Via Pre

Craving for some Italian food? Visit Via Pre! The place is brightly lighted with natural light with a wide selection of cuisine. Located at Lebuh Penang, it is a place hard to miss. They are serving special festive menu as well. Available only on Christmas eve and New Year eve! Do not miss the boat!

3) Farquhar Mansion

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Think of fine dining, think of Farquhar Mansion. It is a contemporary fine dine restaurant famous for its French haute cuisine. Farquhar Mansion is part of a heritage precinct of Mission Place and is located at 33 Farquhar Street. The place is classy and comfy. Rest assured you will enjoy yourself as you indulge in their fine cuisine. Their Christmas set menu is available from 23rd to 25th December. Do note there will be a special price only for the 1st day of the Christmas menu!

4) Indigo at Blue Mansion

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As the name goes, Indigo is in an all blue mansion you will not miss. It is inspired by Cheong Fatt Tze himself. A marriage between East and West is not only found in the setting of Indigo but in its cuisine as well. Christmas and New Year menu is out. Do check out their page at

5) That Little Wine Bar

Do not be miss lead by the name. This place serves not only fine wine but European modern food too. Located at Chow Thye Road, away from the busy city life, unwind and relax in its dim lights. This place is photo perfect. Some couples even got their wedding shots taken here.

6) The Chambers Restaurant

Nestled within a hotel, The Chambers Restaurant is a new dining and gathering place not to be missed in Penang. This place used to be the Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce (PCCC). The entrance of the building is on Penang Street, not Light Street or King Street. The restaurant is set in a classy setting with Chinese decoration with Chandelier, antique cabinets and chairs etc. The Chambers offer fusion dishes with a Nyonya touch as well. Christmas eve menu is out as well. Do check it out!

7) markus-restaurant

markus-restaurant is an Italian semi-fine dining restaurant along Cantonment Road with a humble beginning of  Mr Choong, an entrepreneur, and Chef markus-restaurant. Guess by now you will know how it gets its name. Chef markus-restaurant has trained and honed his skills at several prestigious restaurants aboard. markus-restaurant’s interior is simple with a lot of usage of black and white colors. It serves a wide variety of Italian food, suitable for all sorts of gatherings.

8) Kebaya Restaurant

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As the names goes, Kebaya Restaurant is set in an Indochinese and Peranakan setting with a modern twist. Antique tables, windows and doors are found here. They serve early Asian fusion food and peranakan food and is located at Stewart Lane.

9) Suffolk House

Penang’s 1st Great House, a place must-go! It is an Anglo-Indian Garden House and Malaysia’s only surviving Georgian Mansion built in the early 1800s. Set in a colonial building, Suffolk House offers old English, classy ambient with white chairs and tables. Unlike other restaurants, they are offering special Christmas Day-only menu to celebrate Christmas! However, if you wish to go there before Christmas, there is another special Christmas menu which is available on 23rd and 24th December. 

10) La Vie

La Vie is a contemporary fine dining restaurant in Le Dream Boutique Hotel. It is easily missed out as they do not really have a formal signboard. It is located along Jalan Pintal Tali, in the heart of George Town. Though it is a fine dining restaurant, feel free to tell their friendly staff your meal budget and they will recommend you something that is “wallet-friendly”.

11) Le Périgord

It is a little tricky to find this place. It is situated within Wisma Soon, Burma Road. Inside, you will be welcomed by a cozy, warm and comfortable environment. The tables are well spread out, suitable for gatherings. They have been busy coming up with their Christmas menu, now, it is done! For Christmas, Le Périgord is offering a 3 course feast. The highlight is their premium Black Angus Ribs which will be roasted for an entire day! Besides this, honey glazed Christmas Ham packed with Christmas stuffing is available too! Please do make a reservation as time is needed to prepare these dishes.

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