Think hawker food, think Persiaran Gurney! Persiaran Gurney is also referred to as Gurney Drive. Most Penangites called Gurney Drive a millionaire’s row seafront promenade due to the fact that it’s a 2km seafront promenade lined with cafes, million dollar condominiums, 5 stars hotels and high class restaurants. For a detail description of Persiaran Gurney, you can visit this page here, Gurney Drive Tourist Guide.
Stunning views of the sea, sunset and the cool sea breeze are the other draws. For a great shopping experience, Gurney Plaza offers four floors of upmarket retail outlets. There are also restaurants, open-air cafes, a food court and a supermarket.
Kompleks Makanan Persiaran Gurney or the Gurney Drive food court, located near the Jalan Concordia/Persiaran Gurney junction, is one of the most popular places for halal food.
A recommended stall is Edgecumbe Road mee goreng, run by Haji Kamaluddin Mohamad Ibrahim who used to operate in Jalan Edgecumbe. Apart from the usual ingredients, he also offers optional items such as beef lung, fish roe and squid. Pasembur Rojak Edgecombe Road, operated by Mohd Nasser Sultan is another popular stall.
Persiaran Gurney is a must visit tourist destination especially for expats and non local people. If you haven’t visited this place yet, your trip is considered incomplete or you haven’t seen everything of Penang yet.
Map, Location and Driving Direction to Persiaran Gurney: