Best Penang Koay Teow Thng

A lot of efforts are required behind the soul of this dish — the broth.

Best Penang Koay Teow Thng

From the many variations of Koay Teow Thng in Penang, we all know how much Penangites love this simple dish, whether it is for breakfast, lunch or dinner. In this post, we have gathered five of the best koay teow soup you must eat in Penang.

Honestly, who doesn't love this simple bowl of warm, soup-based meal, especially in the morning or a cold rainy day?

Besides all the spicy dishes we can find in Penang, this simple bowl of koay teow soup is usually a go to for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

While it looked so simple on the outside, a lot of works are put into preparing the broth that pleasures your picky palates so well.


And there are just so many variations of Koay Teow Thng you can find in Penang!

Broth cooked on the spot with minced pork (that are actually like KL zhu yuk fan), duck meat koay teow soup with coagulated duck blood, chicken broth or even fish balls made of eels, you name it, there's probably a stall that sells it.

But with so many choices and so little space in your tummy, where should you start looking?

We've been eating Koay Teow Thng for the past weeks and here's a list of the best koay teow thng in Penang.

Let's check it out below!

Best Koay Teow Thng in Penang

Seven Village Noodle House at Cantonment Road

The 60 year old recipe never fail to impress. For an affordable price, you get a bowl of koay teow thng that tastes so good, and portion big enough to feed even a big eater like me. And we're just talking about the regular size. The best part, you get to enjoy it in an air-conditioned restaurant.

Loh Kei Duck Meat Koay Teow Th'ng at Jalan Perak

Having been in business since the 1980s, Loh Kei Duck Meat Koay Teow Th'ng has long garnered a huge crowd of loyal eaters around Penang. In fact, this place is well-known for as one of the best Koay Teow Soup in Penang. The soup here is extremely sweet and addictive without MSG added.

Pitt Street Koay Teow Th'ng at Carnarvon

Yeah we too find it slightly confusing when we write about this place. Pitt Street Koay Teow Th'ng at Carnarvon Street. Well, they moved from Pitt Street and the name remained. And so are the qualities you can expect from this well-known KTT stall.

Koay Teow Th'ng at Sri Nibong Cafe

This three decades old stall has been passed down and run by the next generation, and it still tastes as good as it used to be! Expect a lot of flavours and sweetness when you're slurping down this bowl of warm soup.

Now that you know where to look when you want a bowl of tummy warming koay teow thng.

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