Island Plaza

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Penang Resort Mall

Island Plaza is an upscale shopping complex in the more affluent area of Tanjong Tokong. It boasts its proximity to Tanjung Bunga and Batu Ferringhi where most of the finest beaches in Penang are located. It is considered one of the first malls in the island and was established to be the premier shopping destination during its time, and has maintained its status through the years.

The mall was opened to public in 1996 and was initially anchored by Metrojaya Department Store but has left after a few years. Currently, Cold Storage supermarket at the lower ground floor is its mini-anchor tenant. It has just been renovated giving it a contemporary look to provide a unique resort shopping experience, representing the many faces of Penang.

Situated in the North western peninsular Malaysia, the mall is conveniently located at the main road of Tanjong Tokong, and is easily accessible through public transport Rapid Penang buses. It is also easy to catch a cab at the taxi stand in front of the mall.

Island Plaza

Island Plaza is nearby Straits Quay and Gurney Plaza, another popular mall in Gurney Drive. Right next to it is the Precinct 10 where you can find many restaurants and cafés.

Island Plaza houses local and international brands like Clarks Shoes and Guardian Pharmacy. The mall has a fully-equipped gymnasium, for those not really fond of shopping. There is also a Japanese restaurant at the ground floor.

Currently, there are more service-related tenants than merchandise shops in the mall. The CentreStage Academy of Performing Arts is located at the 3rd floor. Dental, optical and health-care services are available here. There are also companies offering IT courses and outsourcing services like MCSB Systems and BrightTree Solutions.

Island Plaza is not just a shopping mall; it consists of podium and office blocks. 118 Residence provides modern living environment, while the commercial suits offer trendy working atmosphere befitting a modern lifestyle. Island Plaza is a complete assemblage of business, residential and entertainment area. It reflects the liveliness and creativeness of the urban multicultural cities.


The mall houses mostly local boutiques in fashion like Bliss Boutique, Essendi Red Label, Blue Island Boutique and Eleannor Kids Boutique, while Clark’s shoes is one of the favourites when it comes to footwear.

Cold Storage Supermarket offers superior quality products including a wide variety of international brands. It also sells imported wines from New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.

Purchase beauty, health and wellness products at Guardian Pharmacy located near the main entrance. Upgrade your home with the help of Nguni Designs and Craft Asia Teak Furniture.

There are usually big sale events held at the centre ground floor. There are also fun activities during the weekend so always check out their facebook page.


Cafés welcome patrons at Island Plaza. Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Coffee Journey equally serve good coffee and offer relaxing place to meet with friends.

The Edo Ichi Japanese Cuisine on the other hand is famous among locals and tourists and is usually packed during lunch and dinner hours.


The mall has many beauty salons and spas, ready to help you unwind and relax. Indulge in Beauty salons like Hair Story and DKIE Hair Studio & Boutique. Enjoy facial and spa treatments in S&S Skincare Body Therapy, Cenosis Slimming Centre and Gina Beauty & Slimming Academy.

Release the tensions and get fit with Team Powerhouse Fitness, a total wellness centre, also located on the 4th floor. They offer different studio classes like Body Combat, Zumba, Yoga, Pilates and High Intensity Interval Training, each one is suited for every individual.

Trade Mix

LG: Supermarket, Service
G:  F&B, Wellness & Health, Fashion & Accessories
M:  Fashion & Accessories, Home Décor, Service
L1:  Wellness & Health, Hobbies, Service, Books, Fashion & Accessories
L3: Office, Arts
L4: Sports & Fitness, IT, Services


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Other Info

No. of Floors: 4
Opened: 1996
Location: Tanjong Tokong
Address: 118, Jalan Tanjong Tokong, Tanjong Bungah
Opening Hours: 10:00am to 10:00pm
Tel. No: +604 8908228

Getting Here

  • Rapid Penang buses 101, 102, 103, 104
  • By Car
    • from George Town city centre – 13 minutes
    • from Batu Feringghi – 15 minutes
    • from the Penang Bridge – 25 minutes
    • from the Penang International Airport – 33 minutes