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International in Batu Ferringhi


Back in the 1940s, the bungalow that this beachside restaurant partly occupies was the hub of the Lone Pine Hotel, one of Batu Ferringhi's most historic properties. That period is evoked in dishes such as chicken ch…
Live Music in Batu Ferringhi

Hard Rock Cafe

The supporting act to the Hard Rock Hotel resort next door is this restaurant-bar – one of the few places in Batu Ferringhi where live music is guaranteed every night (from around 10.30pm). There's a buy-one-get-one…
International in Batu Ferringhi

Ferringhi Garden

Everyone falls in love with the Ferringhi Garden's outdoor setting, with its terracotta tiles and hardwood surrounded by bamboo – not to mention the seafood-heavy menu. During daytime hours, the neighbouring cafe se…
Middle Eastern in Batu Ferringhi


Middle Eastern visitors have brought their cuisine to Batu Ferringhi, and this is the pick of the lot. We fancy the meze platter, which brings together everything from hummus to stuffed grape leaves.
Bar in Batu Ferringhi

Bora Bora

One of Batu Ferringhi's only sand-in-the-toes-type beach bars, located roughly in the centre of town.
Music in Batu Ferringhi

Penang Island Jazz Festival

Features local and international artists at changing venues in Batu Ferringhi.
Malaysian in Batu Ferringhi

Long Beach

This buzzy hawker centre has the usual selection of Chinese noodle dishes, Indian breads and meat curries, and Malaysian seafood dishes.
Market in Batu Ferringhi

Batu Ferringhi Night Market

One way to pass the time in the evening at Batu Ferringhi is to drop by its night market, which sells all the usual resort accessories, souvenirs and knock-off-brand watches, bags and trainers.