Penang’s awesome bars to make your night out complete

Can’t wait for the weekend? Here are some awesome bars in Penang you should check out for your next night out!

1. Three Sixty Revolving Restaurant & Sky Bar

Book your stay at Bayview Hotel, Georgetown.

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Imagine sipping on signature cocktails while lazing away amidst stunning views of Georgetown, Penang. That’s what you’ll get at Three Sixty Revolving Restaurant & Sky Bar boasts the first rooftop bar in Georgetown.

Located at the top of the Bayview Hotel, it has a dining hall that turns slowly for your high-class dinner on higher ground, while the open-air lounge outside lets you enjoy the sceneries on white armchairs. You can go for the sunset, or head over a little later when the air is much cooler.

Opening Hours: 4pm – 1am (Sunday – Thursday), 4.00pm – 2am (Friday, Saturday & eve of public holiday), 4pm – 8pm (Happy Hour)
Address: 25A Lebuh Farquhar, 10200

2. The Sand Bar at Hard Rock Hotel, Batu Ferringhi

Penang awesome bars - Cuti.myIf beachside buzz is more of your style, there is The Sand Bar. The Carribean-style bar has a laidback atmosphere, so you can sit back, feel the sand on your feet, watch the sunset, have a beer while listening to music.

The perfect combo here – pizza and drinks by the beautiful beach at Batu Ferringhi. Now that’s what you call chill.

Opening Hours: 11am – 11pm
Address: Hard Rock Hotel, Jalan Batu Ferringhi

3. G Lounge at G Hotel

Book your stay at G Hotel Gurney.

Penang awesome bars - Cuti.myAt 30m, the chic G Lounge has the longest bar in Penang. With a modern flair that exudes within the grand interiors, this might be one of the few places where you can sit on a designer chair in the lobby. This is not just for people staying at the G Hotel – it is great for after-work session with the gang as well.

Opening Hours: 11am – 11pm
Address: 168A, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Georgetown

4. The Canteen at Chinahouse

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No nightlife in Penang feels more hipster than The Canteen, tucked within the quirky café that is Chinahouse. Not only is the setting delightfully Instagram-friendly, you’d love the place for its live music on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Fancy a free drink? You can take a look at the Chinahouse Facebook page for regular photo-taking contests, which gets you a free drink at The Canteen!

Opening Hours: 9am – 2am
Address: 183-B, Lebuh Victoria, Georgetown

5. Magazine 63天下第一客棧

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Magazine 63 is a secret gem hidden in Georgetown, which takes a little hunting down Magazine Road. The reward is an Oriental-inspired nightlife venue that whisks you away into the past. Think rows of alcohol containers arranged on the shelves and waiters in traditional Chinese clothes. Be sure to try their homemade drinks served in porcelain bowls!

Opening Hours: 8pm – 2am (Sunday – Thursday), 8pm – 3pm (Friday – Saturday)
Address: 61, Jalan Magazine, Georgetown, 10300


6. SOHO Freehouse & Penthouse

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Photo: Facebook/ Soho Freehouse & Penthouse

SOHO Freehouse & Penthouse is a British-style pub with classic colonial décor, stained glass windows and chandeliers. Established for over 21 years, the pub serves western and British food – plus there is always time for a pint!

Opening Hours: 8pm – 2am (Sunday – Thursday), 8pm – 3pm (Friday – Saturday)
Address: 61, Jalan Magazine, Georgetown, 10300

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