Let’s face it Foodies, being in Penang changes the food game. Almost every restaurant and cafe looks inviting and trendy that you don’t know which is ‘safe’ for your patronage. Being a Muslim shouldn’t stop you from going to trendy cafes, am I right? So we have listed 5 Muslim owned cafe in Penang that you can definitely walk into without having any worries.
1. The Table & Co
Very well known for their Spaghetti with Buttermilk Chicken, The Tables & Co. won’t be the easiest cafe to find. However, for a small cozy cafe, they serve quite the punch! Look for a quaint industrial styled cafe along Lebuh Carnarvon in Georgetown and bask in their warm services. Said to have one of the best homemade burger patties and generous servings, this cafe will make you change your standards. By the way! If you’re thinking of dropping by, be sure to give their signature ‘Burnt Basque Cheese Cake’ a try ya!
Location: 27, Lebuh Carnarvon, Georgetown, 10100, Penang Island.
Operating Hours: 6 pm – 11 pm | Closes on Thursday
2. Bricklin Cafe Bar by Rasta Brew Co.
If you love going to the flea markets in Penang, you should definitely drop by this stylish cafe. Located in the middle of an art center right next to the Sunday Pop-Up Market, Bricklin Cafe Bar is the perfect place to vibe for a chill Sunday morning. It screams with youth-oriented vibe and heavily decorated with classy industrial style decor. Next to their wonderful array of dishes, their coffees and teas don’t fall short.
The Bricklin Cafe Bar is currently launching a set lunch at rm21.00 for weekdays only. And their signature Laugh Pilaf Chicken Poke Bowl is a must-try for adventurous newcomers!
Location: 31A, Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 9 am – 7 pm | Closes on Tuesday
3. TOK MA MALAY KITCHEN
“Traditional Malay Cuisine as it should be. It should taste good, feel good and do good things to you.” And we couldn’t put it in better words ourselves. Tok Ma Kitchen is a cafe that focuses on the traditional Malay menu that one would rarely find in Penang. Prepared with love, you can rest assure that this quiet and relaxing ‘hidden’ restaurant serves food with a modern touch for traditional Malay Cuisine flavours.The restaurant is known for their Cucur Udang,Mee Kari Tradisi TOK MA and Rendang.
Location: 249, Kimberley Street, 10100 George Town, Penang.
Operating Hours:1 pm – 4.30 pm & 6 pm – 10 pm (Tuesday – Thursday) | 6pm-10 (Friday) | 1 pm – 4.30 pm & 6 pm – 10 pm (Saturday & Sunday) | Closes on Monday
4. Rumah Kacha
Rumah Kacha is more than just great food. It is the perfect space for a gathering, events, comfy hangout spot – or pretty much anything you can think of. With its name that translates exactly to “glass house”, this rustic see-through cafe allows you to appreciate the beautiful greeneries of the garden outside while remaining indoor. A few of their interesting dishes would be Masak Lemak Cili Api with Baked Chicken Pasta and a line of Glazed Chicken Burgers.
Location: Hin Bus Depot, 31a, Jalan Gurdwara, 10300, George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 11:00AM – 9:00PM | Closed on Monday
5. Teszta Resto
Built to pamper you with a luxurious atmosphere, Teszta Resto is an elegant cafe with lavish decor. A perfect place for a romantic date! The cafe presents wonderful fusion food with great plating techniques. One of their most prominent dishes will be the Beef Pie, Chicken Pie, and Pizza.
Location: 2-G-13A, Medan Rajawali, Solaria Square, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 11 am – 10.30 pm (Monday – Sunday)
That concludes our list of ‘5 Top Muslim Owned Cafe In Penang’ and we hope that it will be a useful guide for you to get started with the cafes in Penang. If you have any other suggestions, share with us in the comment section below!
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