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8 Newly Opened Cafes And Restaurants For The Adventurous Foodies This May

New month, new thangs!

As Penangites, our eyes lit up whenever people mention there’s a new cafe, restaurant or new-anything at all! Our sheer excitement for new things is so evidently displayed especially when you see a snaking line of people in front of a cafe that just opened its door to the public. So today, we’re going to feed you 8 newly opened cafes and restaurants in Penang. This is something you definitely shouldn’t miss out on, or it’ll hurt your pride as a Penangite! Let’s get the ball rolling!


8 Newly Opened Cafes And Restaurants For The Adventurous Foodies This Month!

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Brace yourself because this latest cafe right here might be the trendiest and the most chic-looking cafe in town, calling for all enthusiastic cafe-hoppers! Its unique and idiosyncratic name, \SLAND PRBLMS is as attention-catching as the place itself. To add, the whole place just seems like a mystery waiting to be solved by you guys! We’ll tell you what we know for now, they serve really yummy-looking don and sando. Promise us you’ll drop by to say hello today!

? 161, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang.

? 10am – 6pm (Daily)

? 04-251 9608

2. The Loft – Love Lane

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Life is too short for ordinary pizzas, so always eat the best ones! And, the best ones are the traditional hand-crafted, wood-fire, Neopolitan style pizzas. The Loft offers not only a good selection of pizzas but as well as cocktails. Watch the night transformed into a beautiful one with their live band and DJ rocking them old school hits. Sway to the music, enjoy yourself a good night out with your friends!

57, Love Ln, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang.

? 8am – 12am (Sat – Wed), 8am – 2.30am (Thu & Fri)

? 017-586 5755

3. Pho Vietz

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Pho Vietz
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Pho Vietz
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Pho Vietz
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Pho Vietz

Truly the new kid on the Vietnamese food block, you have to give them a try because of their authentic Vietnamese cuisine that’s so good it’ll give you a run for your money. The meat in their Caramel Sliced Pork Belly Set is cooked so well that every bite you take is a burst of flavours, and it is also juicy to boot! Their signature generously portioned banh mi should be on your must-order list as well!


Queensbay Mall, 2F-72/73, 100, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang.

? 11am – 9.45pm (Daily)

? 04-611 8698


4. Ric’s Burger

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The long-awaited legendary comeback of Ric’s Burger, how we’ve missed their juicy patties! Since its reopening, they’ve received nothing but good reviews, still the same old joint that we’re familiar with. So of course, expect nothing less than finger-licking goodness for their burgers. Famed for their pork recipe, rest assured you’re in good hands.

72-1-3a, Arena Curve, Jalan Mahsuri, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.

? 11am – 10pm (Mon – Fri), 11am -10.30pm (Sat & Sun)


? 04-688 5768

5. The Queenz Breakfast

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Nothing touches one’s soul as much as a hearty breakfast, not only it gives us the energy for the day but as well as brightening up our mood! Lazy of cooking? No worries, just get in the car and drive to The Queenz Breakfast. Anything yummy you could think of in a breakfast plate, they got it. Our perfect combo is always eggs with bacon, what about yours?

1, Jalan Bagan Jermal, George Town, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang.

? 7.30am – 2pm (Closed on Monday)

? 016-980 1428

6. Fei Brew Cafe

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To those who practise the vegetarian lifestyle, you’d be glad about what we found right here. Jumping onto the bandwagon of the ever-growing plant-based trend in the cafe scene, Fei Brew Cafe is here to bring you comforting vegetarian dishes topped with great ambience. Little did you know, they too offer great coffee and the place is a safe haven from the outside world for anyone looking for an escape.

17-1-29, Medan Kampung Relau, Bayan Point, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.

? 11am – 9.30pm (Closed on Tuesday)

? 016-496 8085

7. COKO Ice Cream

COKO Ice Cream
COKO Ice Cream
COKO Ice Cream
COKO Ice Cream

I SCREAM COKO! Get it, get it? With a brightly lit and huge signboard outside the shop, it’s hard to miss them and that’s exactly how we discovered this lovely ice-cream joint. Serving you handcrafted ice-cream made with natural local ingredients, drop by for a scoop of brain-freezing yet yummy wholesomeness! Having quite an interesting selection of flavours like pomegranate sorbet, lemon calamansi sorbet and matcha with kidney bean – you might need to crack your head a little thinking about what to try here.

? 425, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang.

? 11am – 10pm (Daily)

? 04-251 9046

8. Gao Enough

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Gao Enough

You might have seen this newly mushroomed bubble milk tea joint in our editors’ picks article but you’ve not then let us tell you about it. Perhaps this is what we called saving the best for the last, nothing but praises for them to think of such a cute packaging for their teas! Really too gao for their own good. And that’s not all to it, did you know that there are 3 types of pearls in their signature Humsup Tea? Too crazy!

16, The WhiteAways Arcade, Beach St, Georgetown, George Town, Penang.

? 10am – 10pm (Closed on Saturday)

8 Newly Opened Cafes And Restaurants For The Adventurous Foodies This Month!

Finally, we’ve come to an end! Did you know that it’s not easy to come up with such a list, but for you guys, we would climb the mountains and swim the seas! So, we really do hope you’ll love this list. If you’ve got more suggestions, do let us know in the comments down below!

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