Nothing beats a plate of rice with a huge bowl of piping hot and spicy curry, especially during rainy days. It is known that most Malaysians love their spicy food and curries. To some, it is a staple to have at least one spicy dish whenever they’re having rice with dishes for their meal. So here are 10 spots in Penang that is known for their curry fish head.
To All The Spicy Food Lover, Check Out These 10 Curry Fish Head Spots
1. Curry Fish Head 天天来咖啡店 @ Sin Kim San Food Centre
This stall is located in a hawker center called Sin Kim San. The curry definitely hits the spot for those who are craving for curry fish head. All you need is another person to share it with. You don’t even have to order any other dishes because this one bowl with a plate of rice is more than enough.
Address: Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 6 pm – 11 pm (Closed on Monday)
2. Tanjung Famous Fish Head Curry @ Goodall Cafe
Located inside Goodall Cafe, it’s one of the many favorite spots for locals. One bowl contains almost everything you’ll want in a meal beside the main ingredient which is the fish head. Don’t forget to share it with your friends and family because you’ll be tempted to finish an entire bowl by yourself.
Address: Jalan Gottlieb, Taman Selamat, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 6 pm – 11:30 pm (Closed on Tuesday)
3. Sri Siam Curry Fish Head
If you’re living in Butterworth, we got you covered as well. Sri Siam serves family-style meal and their curry fish head is a must try. If you’re not a fan of spicy food, there are other dishes that you can try too.
Address: Taman Sin Tat, 12300 Butterworth, Penang
Opening hours: 10 am – 3 pm (Daily)
4. Restoran Pen Mutiara @ Butterworth
Pen Mutiara is a Muslim-friendly spot that serves claypot curry fish head. While there are other dishes that taste amazing, their curry fish head is a signature dish. You’ll be leaving this spot wanting more because of how tasty it is.
Address: Restoran Pen Mutiara 17 &, 19, Jalan Selat, Taman Selat, 12000 Butterworth, Penang
Opening hours: 8 am – 10:30 pm (Daily)
5. Ujong Batu Fishermen’s Floating Restaurant, Butterworth
The freshest seafood can be found here. Having a bowl of curry fish head from the freshest fish is the best. Their crispy deep fried black pomfret is popular among the locals as well. You can get almost all kinds of seafood here and cooked in different styles. You can choose to seat by the riverside as well to enjoy the serenity and scenic view.
Address: Bagan Dalam, 12100 Butterworth, Penang
Opening hours: 5 pm – 11 pm (Closed on Sunday)
6. Ah Chu Fish Head Curry 亞鼠咖哩魚頭
This small stall is located inside a hawker center in Bayan Baru. This store has been operating for a few years now. Before their current location, their stall was located inside Sunshine Square food court. Inside this bowl of flavorful curry, a chunky fish head can be found with okras, tomatoes and lots of onions.
Address: Lintang Mayang Pasir 4, Bandar Bayan Baru, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: Available for lunch and dinner
7. Weld Quay (Tree Shade) Da Shu Xia Seafood House
This shop got its name from its previous location. The shop was located under a huge shady tree. Recently, it has moved behind BT food court which also a walking distance away from Victoria Street. This new location is equipped with air-conditioned so you can enjoy your curry fish head comfortably. There are various kinds of seafood for you to choose from as well.
Address: 177C, Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 11 am – 9:30 pm (Daily)
8. Pak Su Curry House – Kari Kepala Ikan
This Nasi Melayu spot serves various kinds of curries and one of their signature dishes is definitely their curry fish head. You know a spot serves good curry when the name of their shop has ‘curry house’ in it. You will be tempted to put everything on your table so bring along a few more people to share it with.
Address: 230, Jalan Dato Ismail Hashim, Kampung Pagar Buluh, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 5 pm – 11 pm (Closed on Sunday)
9. Restaurant 77
Restaurant 77 has been around for three decades and nothing much has changed from their recipes. They are known for their curry fish head by locals. If you’ve not tried Chinese style curry fish head, this is the spot to be.
Address: 77 D, Gurney Dr, 10250 George Town, Penang
Opening hours: 11 am – 10 pm (Daily)
10. Hameediyah Restaurant
Hameediyah is a famous spot among Malaysians. There are people who traveled across from other states just to have a meal here. The downside to this place is the queue so don’t forget to get there early to avoid the crowd.