Dining in the Clouds


We’re 2,400ft above sea level. The view of George Town from up here is amazing, chunks of green tucked between jagged rooftops and structures characteristic of our beloved town. The breathtaking turquoise sea layered with Disney-ish white clouds is mesmerising.

It was a very quick ride up on the funicular railway, and tourists furiously snapped pictures to capture their ascent to Penang Hill, a place beloved by all Penangites and steeped in history. And suddenly here we are, atop the hill. And I am… hungry.

Nestled on a hill slope is David Brown’s Restaurant and Tea Terraces, my first choice for a quiet sit-down and chat over a cup of freshly brewed coffee.

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