The most popular local eatery is the Batu Lanchang Hawker Centre where various local dishes can be found. Other options include: Lye Lye Food Centre and Hans Food Centre.
Lim Wah Ee Private Hospital is in the vicinity. This area is a 10 mins drive to Penang General Hospital.
There is two well-known missionary high schools here: Penang Free School and Convent Green Lane. Heng Ee High School (a popular Chinese school) is also nearby.
Overall, this area is suitable for the general public with families to care for. If you have a car, most places can be reached within a 15 mins drive (excluding peak hours).