Top 8 Insta-Worthy Coffee Spots in Penang – Opens Instagram. Aim the camera for a beautiful shot. Snap. Upload.
This seems to be the millennial routine since Instagram ruled social media platforms. One vital part of the cafe-hopping experience would be taking photos for your Instagram feed. So, here is the list!
Cafe by day. Bar by night. Norm stimulates your inner minimalism with its whitish marbled and tiled interior. Enjoy your sip of handcrafted coffee while the sunlight pours in through the windows. Or opt for a drink on a night out where neon lights pop. Day or night, Norm is worthy of your Instagram uploads.
Address: 260c, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hours: 10 am to 12.30 am Daily
Want some quiet time with a read? Kafka has some secluded individual spots for you to enjoy some ‘me’ time. With plants as part of decor, the entire place gives off a ‘nature in the city’ vibe. Savour on some of their scrumptious meals such as Beef Rendang Benedict and relax for a moment or two.
Address: 15, Jalan Kelawai, George Town, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 8 am to 6 pm (Tuesdays); 8 am to 10 pm (Mondays to Sundays)
3. Belle and Cream
Specialising in burnt cheesecakes, take your cake tasting experience to a whole new level at Belle and Cream. Their No.1 would be the Bubble Milk Tea Burnt Cheesecake (if you can’t have enough of those chewy bubbles in life). There is also original, matcha and chocolate flavours if you are not into bubble milk tea. Spotting a vintage minimalist setting, snap a shot of your signature cheesecake slice!
Address: 16, Medan Lim Cheng Teik, Kampung Syed, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 11 am to 10 pm (Sundays to Thursdays); 11 am to 11 pm (Friday-Saturday) [Closed on Tuesdays.]
4. Urban Green Cabin Terrarium Enthusiast
Step into an entire world of greeny leaves and plants! Urban Green Cabin is a place to rest and recharge all the while being surrounded by nature. The owners made their own terrariums, so you can take some pics on the mini-ecosystem in a glass. With that being said, it is time for some good coffee and to inhale the extra fresh air being produced.
Address: 156, Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 8 am to 6 pm (Mondays to Thursdays); 8 am to 10 pm (Fridays to Sundays)
5. China House
Dubbed the ‘longest’ cafe in the area, China House occupies three heritage buildings in Penang. With over a selection of 50 variations of cakes, this is a heaven for cake lovers! Their best seller would be the Tiramisu, with alcoholic and non-alcoholic versions to choose from.
Address: 153, Beach St, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hours: 9 am to 1 am Daily
6. Lavish Fusion Bakery
Enjoy LAVISHly as the name suggests. Indulge in the aesthetic interior, the fusion comfort foods, a pastry or two along with handcrafted drinks. Their signature cronuts are a must with exotic flavours of Salted Egg to Lemon Booze. Top it off with a scoop of creamy ice cream, that yummy plating is worth every shot!
Address: 214, Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 10 am to 11.30 pm (Mondays to Fridays); 9 am to12 am (Saturdays); 9 am to 11.30 pm (Sundays)
7. Fuku Eatery & Desserts
If you are looking for some food and desserts with a Japanese twist, this is the place for you. Give their Omurice, Japanese Curry Rich and Thai Tea Kakigori a try. The dishes are not only great to the tastebuds but also photogenic!
Address: 37A&B, Beach St, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 9 am to 6 pm (Mondays to Thursdays); 9 am to 8.30 pm (Fridays to Sundays)
8. Matcho Café
Pale pink walls. Pink foods and drinks. Pink plates. This is a photogenic spot that breathes in a little pink into your Instagram feed. Try out their Pink Macchiato and Pink Toast with edible flowers!
Address: 99B, Lebuh Noordin, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 10.30 am to 10.30 pm (Mondays to Sundays) [Closed on Tuesdays]
Lunch, dinner, drinks, desserts; these Top 8 Insta-Worthy Coffee Spots in Penang produce fulfilling treats for your hungry stomachs. No wonder some of these places collaborate with foodpanda to bring yummy goodness to your doors!