10 Best Cafés to Visit Nearby Hotel Jen Penang
Dying for nice caffeine and sweet desserts? No worries when you are in the heart of George Town, Penang, for example, Hotel Jen Penang. Within 15 minutes’ walk from our hotel, you can visit some of the best cafés in George Town and some of them are a ‘MUST visit’ when traveling to Penang. Let’s browse through the 10 must-visit cafés in Penang.
Merry Me cafe has been rated as having the first desserts to try in the George Town area by TripAdvisor. With the recognition from TripAdvisor, you would never get disappointed by the quality, presentation and taste of the café’s desserts. It is worth having a try when visiting Penang.
Operating hours: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Monday to Sunday)
Address : 107, Lebuh Victoria Pinang George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
2. Easy Brew
Easy Brew is a unique café that cultivates an indoor garden theme with a touch of nostalgia on a heritage shop lot. It is famous for serving more than a dozen types of coffee sourced from different regions. You just might find your favourite type of coffee beans from a specific region at Easy Brew.
Operating hours :12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Sunday to Tuesday, Thursday) 12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. (Friday and Saturday)Close on every Wednesday
Address : 145-147 LEBUH PANTAI George Town, Malaysia
3. China House
Cake-manic travellers must come to this café when in Penang. It serves more than 30 types of cakes and pies daily, which would guarantee there is at least one flavour that would suit your taste buds. Plus, we always have room for dessert no matter how full we are, right?Operating hours :09:00 a.m. – 01:00 a.m. (Sunday to Thursday)
09:00 a.m. – 02:00 a.m. (Friday and Saturday)
Address : 153 & 155, Lebuh Pantai and 183B, Lebuh Victoria Penang, Malaysia
Lebuh Chulia is one of the streets in Penang that is full of hipster cafés. What makes Mugshot Café well-known on Lebuh Chulia is its signature alluring bagel that is big and puffy. So remember, come to this café for its bagel and its juices or coffee.Operating hours : 08:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. (Monday to Sunday)
Address : 302 Chulia Street George Town, Malaysia
Just like its name, Awesome Canteen creates an AWESOME environment for you to dine in. Their attractive interior was well-designed with re-purposed industrial made chairs, metal tables and chairs which recall us back to our primary school canteen scene. Enjoy their health-oriented meal and coffee over here.
Operating hours: 11:00 a.m. -10:00 p.m. (Wednesday to Monday except Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.) Close on every Tuesday
Address : 164-A & 164-B, Lebuh Victoria Penang, Malaysia
6. Bricklin Cafe Bar
Situated happily on the same row as Hin Bus Depot and The Swagger Salon. What makes this café stand out is that it brews cuppa from beans sourced from various countries across the globe, all of which have a distinct flavour and aroma that will stimulate your taste buds.
Operating hours : 10:00 a.m. – 10.30 p.m. (Monday to Thursday)
10:00 a.m. – 11.30 p.m. (Friday to Sunday)
Address : 31A Jalan Gurdwara George Town, Malaysia
7. My Own Cafe
Operating hours : 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m. (Monday to Sunday)Close on every Wednesday
Address : 2, Cannon Street George Town, Malaysia
8. The Book Sandwich Café
Delicious, slightly crispy on the outside and fluffy as a pillow inside – the bread looks like a chef’s masterpiece. The interior is somehow aligned with the cafe’s name, pretty much in the indie way – as it has a lot of books perched on the wall.
Operating hours :12:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Tuesday to Saturday)
12:00 a.m. – 09:00 p.m. (Sunday) Close on every Monday
Address : 205 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang, Malaysia
9. Dolce Dessert Cafe
Operating hours :12:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (Tuesday to Thursday, Sunday) 12:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. (Friday and Saturday) Close on every Monday
Address : No. 18 , Jalan kek chuan George Town, Malaysia
The Alley is a quaint cafe with uncommonly limited space, but extremely comfortable interior setting. It is definitely a good cafe to unwind. The coffee here is pretty well-brewed and the churros is heavenly delicious beyond words.
Operating Hour: Mon-Sun: 12:00 – 00:00
Address: 5, Stewart Lane, 10200 George Town, Malaysia