Nibong Tebal

Nibong Tebal (高渊) is located in Seberang Perai Selatan district of Penang. The majority of Chinese who live here speak Teow Chew (潮州话) instead of the Hokkien (福建话), which is commonly used on Penang island.

Get in

35 min from Penang by bus, 20 min from Butterworth by bus or taxi.

There is a train station in Nibong Tebal.

Buses from Johor Bahru depart for Nibong Tebal at 9.45pm daily.




Ais Kacang, Assam Laksa, Cendol, & Char Kway Teow

Nice sea food available in nibong tebal and some high quality restaurant in Taman pekaka ,near USM engineering campus such as ex-sara (nice Iranian kebab and rice ) , M Box and Al-Rahman nasi kandar (good tandoori chiken ). Besides this, Radha's Corner offers Indian food (only during lunch time) that some say is the best in town.


In Pekaka you can find some good drinks such as traditional tea and laichi special drink.


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