The Patani Road Market or Pasar Jalan Patani is a wet market located along Jalan Patani in George Town, Penang. Built by the Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang, the market serves the surrounding community around Sungai Pinang, including the residents of high-rise apartment, Taman Sri Pinang, Tanah Lapang (River Road) flats and the residents on the other side of Patani Road in Kampung Rawa area.
The wet market is housed in a three-storey community hall. It is located on the first floor where there are a few line of stalls selling vegetables, fruits, dry goods, eggs and spices. There also chicken and beef sections. As most of the shoppers here are Malays, there is no pork being sold in this market. Nonetheless, there are vegetables that you don’t easily find in other markets such as the moringa leaves and many Indian spices used for cooking curries.
On the right hand side of the market, there are stalls selling newspapers, flowers, and retail items like bread, toys, candies and other general merchandise. A few shops sell Malay clothing, housewares and more fruits.
There are also some vendors selling food on their motorbikes like kuih and the puto mayong. Not far from the market, near the apartments, you can find a stall selling cooked food like nasi lemak.
Aside from the wet market, the second floor is a big hall with a stage and four badminton courts. The place is also ideal for big events and gatherings. The third floor serves as a meeting room.
Parking is not a problem here as there is a big parking lot behind the market and a few in front.
Jalan Patani is one of the main roads in the UNESCO-listed George Town. It connects to Jalan Dato Keramat and Jalan Sungai Pinang and intersects the Sungai Pinang River. Its name is derived from the Pattani province of Thailand.
Many businesses in the area are automobile service centres like the Proton and Perodua Service Centres and small auto repair shops. There are also Tamil and Japanese schools in the vicinity. At the Jalan Dato Keramat, you can find the main traffic police station and Dato Kramat Police station.
How to get to Patani Road Market?
The nearest bus stop to the market is in Taman Sri Petani apartment in Jalan Patani. Using Rapid Penang Bus No 206, alight near the apartment and walk about 5 minutes to the market.
Another bus stop is in Penang NagaratharSivan Temple in Jalan Dato Keramat. You may take Rapid Bus Penang Bus No 11 and walk about 12 minutes to the market.
Coming from KOMTAR, Jalan Patani is accessible via Jalan Dato Keramat, via Jalan Burma and via Jala S.P. Chelliah . Coming from the south, you can take the Lebuhraya Tun Dr. Lim Chong and Jalan Gurdwara and then to Jalan Sungai toward the market.
Nearby Sites and Properties
• Penang Soon Clan Association
• Khalsa Dharmic Jatha Sikh Gurdwara
• Penang Times Square
• Rumah Kelahiran P. Ramlee
• Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (TAMIL)
• St. John Britto Church
PASAR JALAN PATANI
Address: Jalan Patani, 10150, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia