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Being dizzy amongst a plethora of cafe options in Penang and don’t know which one is worth it? I will make your day easier with this list of 13 instagrammable cafes in Penang that will make you fall in love on your very first visit.
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1. The Mugshot
Starting your day at The Mugshot is a great idea. This vintage-design cafe offers mostly European breakfast options such as croissants, sandwiches, and coffee. It is also adjacent to Rainforest bakery which might be a plus for the sweet tooth.
Signature: Salmon Bagel, Greek Yoghurts, Avocado Sandwich.
Feedback: aromatic coffee, yummy food, good location.
Opening hours: daily, 8:00 – 22:00
Address: 302, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
Looking for an instagrammable cafe in Penang? Come to Wheeler’s. It offers a cozy and serene environment with nice music. The cafe serves mostly European cuisine.
Signature: charcoal pizza, salmon fillets
Feedback: attentive staff, good food, generous food portion, reasonably priced.
Opening hours: daily, 8:00 – 00:00
Address: 67, Lorong Love, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
3. Matcho Cafe
It’s no doubt that Matcho Cafe will be on girls’ bucket list of instagrammble cafe hunting. This lovely pinkish layout would melt your heart at first sight. In addition, it’s also a heaven for matcha lovers with a variety of tasty matcha drinks and cakes.
Signature: Matcha cheesecake, Matcha crepe, Rose Latte.
Feedback: delicious cake and drink, affordable, Instagram worthy.
Opening hours: daily 12:00 – 20:00 (close on Tuesday)
Address: 99B, Lebuh Noordin, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Website: Matcho Cafe
4. Pace Coffee
Located in Beach St, Pace Coffee is such an Instagrammable cafe in Penang with soothing decor and natural light.
Signature: Egg benedict with smoked salmon, Cinamon roll, Grilled chicken burger.
Feedback: great food, good service, reasonable price, great atmosphere, hard to find parking.
Opening hours: daily, 9:00 -18:00 (close on Wed)
Address: 397, Beach St, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang
Nature lovers would love to spend hours in Lunabarcoffe because of its nice greenery courtyard with tons of plants. Its interior design is also remarkable with minimalist style bringing the feeling of peacefulness.
Signature: Banana cake, Iced choc.
Feedback: tasty desserts, high-quality coffee roasted by artisan, friendly staff, limited parking area.
Opening hours: Thurs – Sun: 10:00 -18:00
Address: 10d, Jalan Clove Hall, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Nestled in a hidden corner from the main street, Norm is really worth your visit with a minimal design. If you are a fan of waffles, come to try their amazingly crispy waffles.
Signature: Dark Paradise cocktail, waffles, tiramisu.
Feedback: tasty food and drink, friendly staff, beautifully decorated food, but narrow space.
Opening hours: Fri, Sat, Sun: 11:00 – 18:00
Address: 260c, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang
7. Narrow Marrow
This cafe is designed with a rustic theme which is really chill to hang out with friends. In addition, tabletop games are available if you want to play.
Signature: Tiramisu, baked cheesecake.
Feedback: well-trained staff, a great place to hang out, super yummy tiramisu, a little pricey.
Opening hours: Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun: 15:00 -23:00
Address: 312, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
8. Bean Spout Cafe
This rustic and retro ambiance cafe offers such a nice view from the 2nd floor. But do avoid sitting on the 2nd floor during noontime, it’s a bit hot upstairs.
Signature: Earl Grey Latte, avocado pasta, squid ink pasta.
Feedback: menu with various options, great coffee, instagrammable, a little pricey, great view upstairs.
Opening hours: daily 10:00 – 17:30 (close on Tuesday).
Address: 35, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
9. Kafka @ Kelawai
This is a cozy place for brunch or afternoon tea with a modern architectural style.
Signature: smoked salmon with bread and eggs benedict, cempedak butter cake.
Feedback: friendly staff, good coffee, tasty food, reasonable price, have a car park.
Opening hours: daily, 8:00 – 21:00
Address: 15, Jalan Kelawai, George Town, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang
10. Ome by Spacebar Coffee
With the chill ambiance and natural lightning, Ome by Spacebar Coffee is a perfect place to kick start your day with a cup of coffee and a piece of cake. For a first-timer, you might take more time to find it because of its hidden location.
Signature: Dark chocolate pistachio cake, Olive oil and Zucchini cake.
Feedback: friendly staff, delicious cake and coffee, limited seats.
Opening hours: daily 7:30 – 16:00 ( close on Thurs, Fri)
Address: 1, Lorong Toh Aka, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang
11. Passion Heart Cafe
Craving for cempedak crumble? Rush to Passion Heart Cafe. This place is one of the best places in town to try cempedak crumble.
Signature: Cempedak cheesecake
Feedback: reasonable price, friendly staff, freshly cake.
Opening hours: daily 11:30 – 21:00 (close on Tuesday)
Address: 23, Jalan A.S. Mansoor, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Above are the top 11 most instagrammable in Penang which not only offers beautiful decor but also amazing food. Come check it out and leave your comment about your experience below.