Why get into your car at all? You’d be surprised at the variety of things you can have delivered straight to your door. Sometimes it’s just a matter of asking, delivery could be available. Here are a few of the favorites Dog Friendly Penang and I came up with. Let us know if you have a favorite to add.
Ribs: Tom can delivery cold BBQ ribs with sauce for around 40RM for 850g. He also does pork sausages (plain, garlic, herb or spicy) that’s 20RM for 450g. Tom says his products are 100% natural and contain no artificial flavours or preservatives. You can contact him on 012 473 9155.
Oriental Express: A tasty range of freshly cooked, MSG free Chinese food delivered to your door. The menu is pretty extensive and includes crispy duck with pancakes, crispy chilli chicken, black pepper ribs, just to name a few. A small 3RM delivery charge applies. Phone 014 305 7672/014 305 7673 to order. Closed on Monday’s.
Kapitans: A firm favorite expats. Although the store closest to Gurney is closed down for now, you can still call the George Town store for delivery. Call 264 1191.
Sri Ananda Bahwan: Another delicious Indian option. Stores in both George Town (264 4204) and Tanjung Bungah (890 9771).
Fast Food: Most of the major fast food chains, including McDonalds, Nando’s, KFC, Pizza Hut and Domino’s will deliver.
Delivereat.my also has some resturants you can order from online and have them delivered. About to try this out for lunch, I think.
Groceries & Goods.
Bread: Rainforest Bakery will deliver to your door for free. They have a range of fresh baked loaves, rolls and specilaity breads including ciabatta, foccacia and sour dough. They also have a small range of cakes. They deliver Monday to Saturday to your house and also deliver to SCIPS on Tuesdays and Fridays. Phone 261 4641.
Farm Fresh Cow’s Milk: You can get fresh cow’s milk delivered to your door twice a week. The milk comes from Ipoh, is pasteurized but not homogenized. You can text the milkman to order on 012 452 9845. It costs 7RM/litre. He also delivers honey.
Goat’s Milk: You can get farm fresh goat’s milk delivered from Joo Joo. Call 017 4167 758 / or 012 4800 259. More details can be found on their website.
Groceries: Cold Storage can deliver your groceries to your door for a fee. You need to ask at the counter and they will arrange. It’s most likely to be the security guard multi tasking, who will turn up at your door.
Fruit & Veges: A few of the stall holders at the Pulau Tikas wet markets will deliver to you. Well known vendor Dallas is one of them and can be contacted by calling or texting 012 429 9772 with your order. I’ve been told that Dallas will also pick up things from other stalls in the market and deliver with your veges. You can also text your order to Choo in the morning for a post 2pm delivery on 017 4488 553. Choo is part of the brother/sister team vege stall at the front of the market, opposite the lady selling chicken.
Meat: Fresh Yields stocks a variety of Australian lamb, beef and other products and will deliver. They are located at 144A Jalan Anson, George Town. You can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org for a full product list. Phone them on 228 4252.
Pork: Ang (pronounced Ung), who is located in Tanjung Bungah will deliver fresh pork, with no minimum amount for delivery. Contact Michelle Richardson via the ARC Community Liaison email for details.
Fresh Salmon: Local ‘salmon man’ Johnny Bamford can deliver fresh salmon. You can have it anyway you want; cutlet, fillet with or without skin, sashimi. Prices start from 25RM for 200g. He is an honorary member of the Hostie so can also deliver there if it’s more convenient. Contact him on 016 481 1994.
Newspapers: It’s possible to get the local paper delivered daily. The two main English papers are the New Straits Times and The Star. There is usually a delivery man for your area so it’s probably easiest to check with the doorman in your building or ask your neighbour.
Wine: If you’ve purchased more wine than you can carry from The Wine Shop, on Lintang Burma they will happily deliver your purchases.
Liquor: Kuanchan liquor, located next to The Wine Shop will deliver liquor as well as cartons of soft drink. Located on Lintang Burma. You can contact them on 227 0578.
Water: If you prefer to drink filtered water you can get it delivered through Stanley on Stanley 644 8557. There are a number of other supplier. Building management might also be able to help here.
Gas: you’re bound to run out of gas in the middle of cooking dinner but fortunately there are a number of gas delivery services that will get you fired up again in no time. Try 228 3650 or 226 0060. It’s a good idea to check with your building management for the ‘man’ that services your area.