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Apong Guan @ Burmah Road

A popular local stall, Apong Guan has been in business for many years and can be found along Burma Road, just in front of Union Primary School in George Town.

Apong Guan is a small apong stall along Burmah Road in front of Union Primary School and diagonal from the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Apong or apom is a type of pancake that is commonly made here in Penang, and a favorite dessert amongst the locals.

Penang Road’s Teochew Chendul Stall

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People queuing up for a bowl of Teochew chendul (or cendol) at the famous stall at Penang Road, George Town.

The exact location of the stall is actually along Keng Kwee Street (Lebuh Keng Kwee) in George Town. Chendul is a traditional dessert popular in Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. It is usually made up of coconut milk, jelly ‘green noodles’ and red beans served with shaved ice and palm sugar.

Bayan Baru: St. Presso Coffee

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.

Campbell Street: Moustache Houze

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.

Stewart Lane: The Alley Cafe


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.

Beach Street: The Twelve Cups


The Twelve Cups is another small cafe which is noted for its mille crepes cakes. It is located at Logan Heritage and faces Beach Street. For more info, please visit its Facebook page HERE.

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