Suffolk House is a stunning example of an Anglo-Indian garden house and Malaysia’s only surviving Georgian Mansion, originally built in the early 1800s. For decades Suffolk House had a glittering career as the home of successive British Governors. The winner of the 2008 Award of Distinction in the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation this extensively and passionately restored mansion is now a “must visit” destination for everyone who comes to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town, Penang.
Today, you can visit the house, soak up its unique atmosphere, and wander round rooms lovingly refurnished with original Anglo Indian antique. Here, you can also treat yourself to a taste of life in the mansion by savoring lunch, afternoon tea or dinner at the Suffolk House Restaurant. Guests can also discover the spirit of the 200-year-old building by taking guided tours that relate its rich and extraordinary history.