Beautiful Instagramable Cafes you should totally visit in Penang
If you are heading to Penang or from Penang, you would know that cafes are really a huge thing on this island. Cafes have been mushrooming in Penang in the recent years, some being popular and totally worth the visit. If you love café-hopping, then read on, for this content is made especially for you. Hipster, minimalist, quirky, fun, whimsical, and even theme oriented cafes, you name it, Penang has it all. Check these out for your next café-hopping sesh!
Think summer, think Matcho Café. This cute tropical-inspired café is made for especially for your Insta feed. As its name suggests, their specialty lies in their Matcha and Chocolate beverages and desserts, other than offering a great selection of summer treats and food. Matching their pretty deco with equally good-looking desserts, all you have to do is grab yourself a rattan chair and get clickity away with their signature treat, Matcho Toast.
Matcho Cafe | 99B, Lebuh Noordin, Penang
Business Hours: 10:30 AM – 10:30 PM | Phone: 04-261 0031
This is not your regular, out in the open, kinda café. Narrow Marrow is a little café squished between two senescent shop houses, getting easily overlooked by the public. This gritty café is perfect for some pretty unique #OOTD shots. Its desks and the paintings in this café are randomly placed, standing out in their own rummy combination. The paint on the wall is so worn out but all that is what makes this café the best for your Insta shot. Other than their photo taking, this café is also known for their coffee and the signature Avocado Cheddar Toast.
Narrow Marrow | 252, Lebuh Carnarvon, Penang
Business Hours 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM |Phone: 016-553 6647
Norm Café will surely catch your attention the first time for its minimalistic feels. Covered in white tiles, this café differentiates its night and day with signboards that shows “norm” in the morning and “noct” for the evening onwards. Even their menu is divided into the “norm” and “noct” menu. While the “norm” menu offers a good range of coffee, tea, and waffles, while the “noct” menu beverages and food might contain alcohol.
Norm Cafe | The Saw Emporium, 1, Gat Lebuh Macallum, Penang
Business Hours: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM | Phone: 017-401 1300
If you are looking for something not over the top, something simple, then Meraki Coffee Café is your choice. Keeping things simple and easy, the interior of this café radiates a calm and relaxing vibe, perfect for those who prefer a quiet company with their coffee. They also offer some really yummy pasta dishes, a variety of coffee and beautiful dishes. Their must-try dishes include the popular Roasted Pork Belly Carbonara.
Meraki Coffee Penang
G-12, Island Plaza, 118, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Seri Tanjung Pinang, 10470 Penang
Business Hours: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Phone: 04-899 1100
If you love soft serve, then Rollney should be on your number one eat list in Penang. Rollney brought together and made a sweet combination of Kurtos Kalacs and Soft Serve. The Hungarian sweet bread, also known as the chimney cake that spirals is not anything new for bread lovers and it took everyone in Penang by storm. Rollney took it to a whole new level by serving soft serve in their addictive chimney cake cones. Some of the not to be missed flavors include Thai Tea and Sweet Corn.
Rollney Kurtos Kalacs |42, Lebuh Leith, 10200, Penang
Business Hours: 3 pm to 11 pm | Opens Daily | Phone: 016-784 0181
If you are reading this from Kuala Lumpur and with the weekend being right around the corner, it is the perfect time to head to Penang. While you can always “enjoy” the jammed packed highway from Kuala Lumpur to Penang, the better way to travel is by booking cheap flight tickets from Traveloka. Find a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Penang with great deals today. With this post, hope your tummy and your Insta feed enjoy the cafes! =)