Gala House is a restaurant and cafe made up of a two-storey heritage style townhouse located along Muntri Street, George Town. It serves various pasta (quite well known for its fusion style), western cuisine as well as coffees and other drinks. Additional space is available at the upper floor and the balcony too for those who enjoy a sip of coffee or beer while overlooking the street below.
Previously, the same townhouse is also the home of another restaurant called Soul Kitchen.
St. Presso cafe is located at the recently completed Elit Avenue in Bayan Baru, far away from the heritage zone of George Town where most such cafes are located. Despite the location, the cafe has been gaining popularity among the locals and people from around the area.
The cafe’s official website is http://www.stpresso.com.
Coffee Affairs cafe is located along Bishop Street and is one of the several cafes and restaurants found along this stretch of street. The shop features several interior wall paintings and also serves various other desserts and non-caffeine drinks besides coffee. For more info, one may visit its Facebook page at; https://www.facebook.com/Coffeeaffairs.
Secawan ‘n’ Such is one of the latest cafes to join the trendy cafe scene in George Town. The cafe retained most of the interior elements of the old heritage shoplot of which the cafe is housed within. It also features two large art murals on its interior walls, which were painted by Gabriel Marques, a friend of the famous artist Ernest Zacharevic.
For more info, please refer to its Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/secawanhutton.
Established since 2013, Moustache Houze is one of the several cafes located along Campbell Street (towards the end of the street, right before the old market). As what its name suggests, the cafe features the moustache theme and one of its specialties is its Espresso Ice Cube drinks (something similar to the drink from The Loaf). There is also a mural painted within the interior of the cafe.
Please refer to the cafe’s official Facebook page here for more info; https://www.facebook.com/MoustacheHouze.
Tucked along the small alley of Stewart Lane beside the famous Kuan Yin Temple in George Town, The Alley cafe is a rather hidden cafe that is popular locally with its churros and cronuts. The cafe itself is actually housed in a former Chinese paraphernalia shophouse called Kedai Gaharu Keat Seang.
For more ingo, please refer to is Facebook page here; https://www.facebook.com/thealleypenang.
Baa Baa Black Sheep Cafe is located along the main road of Tanjung Bungah and is opposite to the Dalat International School in Penang. It serves meals all day and is quite a recent addition to the area’s restaurants and cafes.