Top Penang shopping malls for shopaholics

Shopping in Penang is another exciting experience for any tourist. If you are searching for shopping places to wisely spend your money on, check out the list of Penang shopping malls below.


  1. Queensmall Bay – Penang shopping malls

Queensmall Bay is the largest Penang shopping mall with five floors of retail space and more than 500 branded tenants offering various products from well-known brand names such as Nike, Adidas, Uniqlo, MNG, G2000, Tag Heuer and many others. This shopping mall also offers a great place for cinema, karaoke and fitness center . The Queensmall Bay is just about 10 minutes driving away from Penang bridge and Penang International Airport. There are many food outlets in the center such as Mc’Donald’s, Siam Express, Sushi King and many others.

Queensbay Mall at Christmas
Queensbay Mall at Christmas

Opening time: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Address:  100, Persiaran Bayan Indah, Queens Bay, 14300 Bayan Lepas


2. Penang First Avenue Mall

Penang First Avenue Mall sits at Jalan Magazine, Georgetown. Offering various products and services like shopping, entertainment, dinning, 1st Avenue Mall promises to bring great shopping experiences for visitors. Some famous brand names can be listed here including Converse, H&M, Victoria’s Secret, Starbucks Coffee. If your interest is not shopping, you can spend time with family and friends at the entertainment center.

It is the famous Penang shopping mall and the popular address for shopaholics
It is one of the famous Penang shopping malls and the popular address for shopaholics

Opening time: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Address: Jalan Magazine, Georgetown, 10300 Georgetown


3. Penang Times Square:

Penang Times Square is located in the center of Georgetown. This place is a combination of a mall, office block and residential tower. Penang Times Square offers wide ranges of clothing boutiques, tech outlets, eatery chains. If you want to find a place to spend your night and have a drink, then M2 and Soju Room – two most famous dance clubs sitting at the ground floor of the center are totally worth your visit.

Very easy for tourists to find this Penang shopping mall
Very easy for tourists to find this Penang shopping mall

Opening time: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Address: Jalan Dato Keramat, 10150 Georgetown, Penang


4. Komtar

Komtar is an iconic mall offering a great choice of electronic stores and local boutiques. The name Komtar is an acronym coming from Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak that is the name of the second Malaysian Prime Minister. With its cylindrical shape, Komtar brings visitors spectacular view of the island from its 58th floor. This is also the highest building in Penang. Added that, when shopping here, you can satisfy with the goods because they normally are offered as a good value of money.

Komtar mall

Opening time: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Address: Menara Komtar, Jalan Magazine, 10300 Georgetown


5. Straits Quay:

Straits Quay is located along Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang offering visitors with fantastic local fashion brands and local boutiques. This is a popular place of both locals and expats when searching for open-air bars and restaurants. Some familiar names come Oh Sushi, Blue Reef Fish&Chips, Crab and Lobster restaurant, If you wish to see some art performances in Penang, Straits Quay surely is a favorable place satisfying your wish.

Oh Sushi in Straits Quay Penang shopping mall
Oh Sushi in Straits Quay Penang shopping mall

Opening time: 10:30 am – 10:30 pm

Address: 3F-G-1 Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong


6. Gurney Plaza:

Gurney Drive offers not only a place for having meals with family and friends but also a good place for shopping. After having meals at the plaza, you may need to find some places to burn out some calories, then a quick shopping walk in the Gurney Plaza seems to be a wise option. This mall is the second largest shopping mall in Penang, after Queensbay Mall. The mall is home to many fashion names such as Marks & Spencer, British India, Armani, Calvin Klein, Guess, Levi’s, accessory firms such as Omega, Swarovski, Montblanc, Bell & Ross, Rado and the supermarket chain Cold Storage.

Gurney Plaza

Opening time: 10:00am – 10:00pm

Address: Gurney Plaza, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Penang


7. Batu Ferringhi Night Market:

If you wish to experience night shopping in Penang, then Batu Ferringhi Night Market should be listed here. The market is a gathering point of hundreds of stalls offering various items like clothes, handmade crafts, home ornaments, pirated DVDs, souvenirs. If you want to add something to your outfit to look nicer in a few days, then this place is right choice for you. Because it provides a great choice for designer accessories, yet the fake ones.

Batu Ferringhi

Opening time: 7:00 pm – midnight

Address: Along Jalan Batu Ferringhi from Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa all the way to Shangri-La’s Golden Sands Resort

Many consider shopping as the last thing to do in their trip and some time they seem to rush for gifts or souvenirs to give those at home that induces them to make quick decision. Try to spend your time wisely to both enjoy the trip and also bring some remarks from your trip to home with this top 7 shopping spots in Penang.

In addition, some suggestions for things to do in Penang at night from GoAsiaDay Trip also help you explore this city completely.

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