Straits Quay

Mall in George Town

As well as shops, this swanky seaside mall built on reclaimed land is home to the Performing Arts Centre of Penang and a couple of decent restaurants and bars.

Straits Quay is located about 7km northwest of George Town; a taxi here will cost about RM25, or you can arrive in style via water taxi from the Eastern & Oriental Hotel. See the website for details.