Masjid Kapitan Keling
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Very busy restaurant specialising in tandoori chicken and biryani, along with fish and mutton curries. They do a mean masala tea, too.
Lonely Planet review
Penang’s first Indian Muslim settlers (East India Company troops) built Masjid Kapitan Keling in 1801 at the junction of Lebuh Buckingham and Lebuh Pitt. The mosque’s domes are yellow, in a typically Indian-influenced Islamic style, and it has a single minaret. It looks sublime at sunset. Mosque officials can grant permission to enter.