Gurney Plaza is considered a premier mall in Penang, located at the famous Gurney Drive, the mall caters to the upmarket of Penang. Also managed by Singapore-based CapitaMalls, it has remained strong over the years, drawing massive crowds on the weekends and even more during festive and holiday seasons.
Having a built-up area of 708,000 sq ft, Gurney Plaza houses over 300 shop lots and is the second largest shopping mall on Penang Island. The mall opened in November, 2001, it has attracted major brands since then.
The anchor tenant for Gurney Plaza is Parkson Grand, and is supplemented by various well-known brands such as British India, Timberland, Esprit, Giordano, Leonard Drake, Fossil on the fashion front. Grocery shopping is accessible at Cold Storage in the basement which specializes in import foods, giving you choices not found at other supermarkets in Penang.
Book lovers can spend their day browsing their favorite titles at Popular and MPH bookstores. If you’re hungry from all the shopping, there’s a plethora of restaurants and cafes peppered around the mall, some notable food outlets are Dragon-i, Coffee Bean, Sushi Tei, Empire Sushi, Kim Gary, Go Noodle House and many more.
There’s also a cinema on the top floor, GSC cinemas has 12 halls and is the second largest GSC multiplex in Malaysia after GSC Mid Valley Megamall in Kuala Lumpur which has 18 halls.
Gurney Plaza is also a short walk away from the famous Gurney Drive hawker centre. One can easily spend their entire day here, shopping, eating and enjoying a movie with friends and family.