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5 Places To Eat This Week: Junk Cafe, Sugar On Top, Merry Me, Roots Dessert & Royaltea

A brand new topic from us “5 places to eat this week“. The purpose of this guide is to suggest new or try worthy eateries in Penang. Last week, we featured Original Cake, Kraffmen, Zuzudo Ramen, Black Kettle and 17 Kelawei. If you’re interested in checking out the post, you can read it here.

5 Places To Try This Week

Because you have better things to do. So we do all the hard work. Pack your appetite for the all-new eats in this week!

#1 Junk Cafe

junk cafe penang

Don’t get fooled by its name “Junk”. In fact, it is a hidden gem located at Chulia Street, Penang.

Junk Cafe is your next cafe’s bucket list in Penang. They are famous for their homemade burger, cocktail and fragrant coffee. Don’t let without trying it.

We love the vibe here, the tastefully done interior features classic furnishings with a playful touch. The old charm has stolen our heart.

Take a look at this!

Address: 401, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Operating hour: 3pm-1am

Facebook Page: Junk Cafe


#2 Sugar On Top

Sugar On Top (SOT) is a brand new cafe soft launched this month! SOT has 3 branches under the same name in Johor Bharu and they located their 4th one in Penang.

SOT sells delicious grub such as pasta, dessert, burger, cake and finger food. The must try desserts are Hokkaido Matcha Hotcake, Merry Berry Hotcake and Signature Charcoal Waffle.

So lovely!

Oh! I heard Mix Berry Shake and Rose Latte both are nice too!

So, grab your friends and try it yourself!

Address: No.21, Jalan Bawasah, 10050 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang Penang, Malaysia

Operating hour: Mon-Sun 11am-11pm


#3 Roots Dessert Bar

Roots Dessert Bar is our number 2 pick in this week’s 5 places to eat in Penang. The menu comprises of an array of uncommon desserts has certainly come to merit the title – dessert bar!

Must try are Watermelon cake, Banana Foster Trifle and Chocolate Soil.

Address: 72 Jalan A.S Mansor, off Transfer Road, Jalan Ariffin George Town, Malaysia

Operating hour: Tue-Thu 12pm-11pm ; Fri 12pm-12am ; Sat 11am-12am ; Sun 11am – 11pm


#4 Merry Me

Merry Me is owned by the same production team behinds Ice Estate. In 2017, they have successfully transformed from a single range of product into varieties of more than 40 desserts in their cafe.

Address: 107, Lebuh Victoria Penang, Malaysia

Operating hour: 11am-11pm


#5 Royaltea 皇茶

Its grand opening will be held on 27/05/17, Saturday from 12pm-4pm. Royaltea will be giving out free tastings of beverages and free balloons for kids. Check in and like their Facebook page or Instagram during the grand opening and you are entitled 20% voucher for your next purchase along with free photo booth pictures.

Address: 5, Jalan Icon City, Icon City Bukit Mertajam

Operating hour: 11am-1am


Wrapping Up

We curated 5 visit worthy eateries in Penang for this week. May you explore, eat and enjoy them all! Read last week’s recommendation if you’d love to.

If you are the restaurant or cafe or hawker stall’s owner and wish you food will be featured on our weekly food guide, feel free to drop us an email or send us a love letter to our Facebook page.

Stay awesome foodie, stay tuned for our next week’s guide.

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