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Lorong Selamat, George Town

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Old townhouses along Lorong Selamat, George Town (29 September, 2012)



Lorong Selamat (Chinese: 平安巷) is one of the minor roads that run between Burmah Road and Macalister Road. It is famous for the coffee shop (Kedai Kopi Low Eng Hoo) selling street food such as Char Koay Teow (now in its own coffee shop), and turning Lorong Selamat into another George Town street food precinct.

Once a mainly residential avenue, Lorong Selamat has over the past few decades seen an increase in commercial activities, as some of the townhouses along the road are converted into shops and offices. There are also a number of coffee shops and restaurants opening in the area, turning Lorong Selamat into a street-food haven.

Location of sights along Lorong Selamat on the map

Hotels along Lorong Selamat

  1. Eton Hotel Penang (GPS: 5.41753, 100.32507)

Coffee Shops and Restaurants along Lorong Selamat

  1. Kafe Fong Sheng
  2. Kafe Heng Huat (GPS: 5.41706, 100.32472)
  3. Kedai Kopi Baru
  4. Kedai Kopi Low Eng Hoo (GPS: 5.4173, 100.32493)
  5. LK Western & Fruit Tea Cafe (GPS: 5.41625, 100.32433)
  6. Midtown Cafe
  7. Restoran Teow Chew Meng
  8. Volt (GPS: 5.41691, 100.32483)
  9. Yi Garden (GPS: 5.41632, 100.32416)

Sights on Lorong Selamat

Hospitals & Clinics on Lorong Selamat

  1. Peace Medical Centre (GPS: 5.41744, 100.3252)

Businesses along Lorong Selamat

  1. Alshem Bina (builder/contractor)
  2. Beaufix (home furnishing)
  3. Big Planet Travel (GPS: 5.41689, 100.32453)
  4. Bold Inspiration (design agency)
  5. Citymax One (lock manufacturer)
  6. De Klassique Centre (jewellery)
  7. Dayon (developer)
  8. Formosa Dental Surgery (GPS: 5.41668, 100.32463)
  9. Hong Kong Home Furnishing
  10. In-Touch Travel & Tours (GPS: 5.41746, 100.32505)
  11. Kedai Biskut Ding Xiang (GPS: 5.41704, 100.32489)
  12. Ko Skin Centre
  13. KSH Bicycle
  14. Kurnia Insurans
  15. LGS Wines & Spirits (wholesalers)
  16. Panacea Pharmacy
  17. Zenmax Travel & Tours

Associations along Lorong Selamat


Late Art Deco/Early Modern townhouse at Lorong Selamat, George Town (29 September, 2012)


Getting there

Take the Rapid Penang Bus to either Burmah Road or Macalister Road, and then walk a short distance from there. See the map on this page for directions.

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