It is well known that Penang is one of the Food Paradise in Asia. In recent years, spicy hotpot restaurants have opened more and more in Penang. We have compiled a list of the best Spicy Hotpot in Penang for you to discover and try. If you’re adventurous and up for a challenge, don’t miss out on these Spicy Hotpot in Penang!

1. Hu Tao Yuan Restaurant

Hu Tao Yuan Restaurant located in Jalan Hutton is a hot pot restaurant which is operated by authentic Chinese from Sichuan province. Their spicy hotpot is made with their own secret recipe, which definitely has a unique taste and makes you never forget it after a try! If you want to try out different soup bases, you can order a pot of three different soup bases. They especially recommend spicy soup base, tomato soup base, pork belly chicken base, mushroom soup base and bone soup base. You also must try out their special hotpot ingredients such as braised sausages,handmade shrimp paste, spicy beef and much more. There is no denying that the taste and texture are really superb!

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Address:203, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hour:Everyday 12pm – 4am
Tel.:+017-311 8126

2. Xiao Long Kan Hotpot

Xiao Long Kan Hotpot is a steamboat restaurant that originates from Chengdu. There are nearly 1,000 branches around the world and they are continually expanding. Xiao Long Kan Hotpot specializes in its traditional spicy soup, tomato soup, mushroom soup and pork bone soup. You can choose a single-flavoured pot, double-flavoured pot and 3-flavoured pot between a spicy, non-spicy and split pot. Those who love spicy food must not miss their spicy soup. Their soup base is made with a century-old secret recipe elaborately prepared by Chongqing maters, which is super fresh and sweet. You’ll never forget its taste after trying!

In addition to soup bases, Xiao Long Kan Hotpot serves a wide selection of hot pot ingredients with more than 70 choices! Its Crystal Glass Goose Intestine is highly recommended! You just need to cook the goose intestine in the hot broth for a few seconds to enjoy the goose intestine with crunchy texture!




Address:Sunrise Tower, 190, Persiaran Gurney, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hour:Everyday 12pm – 2am

3. Red Inn Hotpot

Red Inn Hotpot is a classic Shanghai style hotpot restaurant. All the soup bases of Red Inn Hotpot are monosodium glutamate (MSG) free, their soup bases are slow cooked with various fresh ingredients, until they explode with flavour. All of their soup bases include spicy soup base, lala soup base, tomato soup base and others are very delicious. In addition, Red Inn Hotpot is open from the evening to 1am, it’s a good place for your dinner or supper!




Address:350, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hour:Everyday 5pm – 1am

4. Guo Hao Liao

Guo Hao Liao has around 7 kinds of hot pot soup bases. I personally recommend their spicy tomato soup base. It’s soup base is strong in spicy,numbing and fragrant! For those who are not able to eat spicy, you can order their Garoupa Fish Head and Yam soup or its sour coconut chicken soup. Both of the non-spicy soup bases are really nice too! Besides, Guo Hao Liao also serves a wide selection of hot pot ingredients,such as homemade meatball, dumpling and much more!


Address:24A,24B Leith Street 10200 Pulau Pinang
Opening hour:6pm-12am
Tel.:017-458 0148

5.  Hong La Jiao Restaurant

There are 7 kinds of soup bases for Hong La Jiao Restaurant, they specialize in its Sichuan spicy soup base. Friends who love spicy food will definitely fall in love with their Sichuan spicy soup base! The other unique selling point of this restaurant is that Hong La Jiao Restaurant has provided more than 20 kinds of sauces for customers, including satay sauce, peanut sauce and other well-matched sour, sweet and spicy sauce. For the price, I personally feel that it is a bit high, but their comfortable environment and endless aftertaste are worth a try.





Address:251-A, Ground Floor, Jalan Burmah, 10350 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang
Opening hour:Everyday 6pm – 5am
Tel.:+60 4-226 5778

6. Zhui Guo Zu Hotpot

Zhui Guo Zu HotPot is a restaurant that combines Chinese style and fashionable marble design.They provide as many as 80 kinds of fresh hotpot ingredients, including all kinds of pork slices, beef slices, seafood, vegetables,dumplings and much more! Besides, their soup bases include butter spicy soup, tomato soup, bone soup base and others. I especially recommend their butter spicy soup~




Address:138-01-05, Anson Cube Jalan Anson penang, 10400 George Town, Penang
Opening hour:Everyday 5pm – 1am

7. Haidilao

I believe that everyone is familiar with Haidilao! In addition to the first-class service and ingredients, their soup bases are also full of praise! There are as many as 7 types of soup bases, and friends who love spicy must not miss out their spicy soup base! Their soup bases are really rich in flavour! For the ingredients, I recommend you to order their signature shrimp paste, pork slices, potato slices and their mushrooms~


Address:163-D, Gurney Paragon Mall, Gurney Drive, 10250 George Town, Penang
Opening hour:Everyday 10am-10pm
Tel.:04-228 8266

8. Lameizi Hot Wok

Lameizi Hot Wok specializes in its spicy soup base. Their spicy soup base is boiled and simmered slowly by using different Chinese herbs and spices~ In addition to its spicy soup base, Lameizi Hot Wok has 10 kinds of soup bases, including duck soup, herbal black chicken soup, fish soup and so on.


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Address:5, Jalan Nagor, 10050 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang
Opening hour:Everyday 5pm – 5am
Tel.:+60 4-227 9969

9. Gia Xiang Steamboat

It is said that chefs of Gia Xiang Steamboat are all from Chongqing province, so the food they cook will definitely have authentic Chinese taste! Especially their spicy soup base, their spicy soup base is made from Chongqing spices, which have been cooked for a long time through the chef’s secret recipe. In addition to spicy hotpot, the old duck soup was also highly praised! For those who are willing to order their old duck soup, you must make an appointment first, because it’s limited to four servings a day.


Penang main branch:
Address: No6&8,(8-Row),Krian Road,10400 penang.
Opening hour: 5pm-3am
Tel.: 04-2264711,0164266911

Icon City branch:
Address: No, 40, Jln Icon City, Bukit Tengah, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang
Opening hour: 5:pm-3am
Tel.: 04-5054501/0124746755

Butterworth branch:
Address: No5,Butterworth Business City Centre,Jalan Raja Uda,12300 Butterworth ,pulau pinang.
Opening hour: 5pm-3am
Tel.: 04-3134548/0128854548

Bayan Lepas Elit branch:
Address: 1-01-08,Elit Avenue,Jalan Mayang Pasir 3,Bayan Baru,11950 Bayan Lepas,Pulau Pinang
Opening hour:11am-3pm/5pm-10.30pm
Tel.:04-2939893,019-5722433, 0124746755

10. As You Like HK Chicken Pot

As you Like HK Chicken Pot is located at Jalan Chow Thye, it is a very popular restaurant in Hong Kong and has many branches. Their main specialty is its chicken hotpot and spicy hotpot. The soup base uses more than 60 ingredients and herbs from the Hong Kong region, and cooked for 6 hours, so the taste is very delicious and rich in flavour! When you taste their chicken pot and spicy hotpot, don’t forget to serve them with their own specialty drinks such as coconut juice or Tsingtao beer.




Address:56, Jalan Chow Thye, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hour:6pm – 1am (last order 12.30am)
Tel.:+60 4-229 2118/ +6017-508 2558

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