This Stroke Impaired Penangite Founded A Local Coffee Stand To Support Himself And His Family

Getting a cup of coffee in the morning has become a routine for many coffee lovers. It symbolises a positive and energetic day ahead, even with the busy schedules and endless workload we have. So this article today is dedicated to our coffee lovers: we’ve spotted another coffee go-to-spot for you to try out in Penang! This place is none other than Afro Kopi, a coffee stand that serves aromatic fresh brews in Balik Pulau.


Afro Kopi’s Owner Suffers From Language Impairment Due To Stroke

Photo: Lynna Usman (Facebook)

Afro Kopi’s founder, Rezza suffers from Aphasia, which is a language disorder that affects the ability to communicate due to the aftermath of a stroke that affected his left brain. Afro Kopi’s name is a dedication to his previous Afro hairstyle combined with his love towards the art of coffee. Due to his condition, his wife is the one who mainly handles the business now.

Afro Kopi Serves Aromatic Premium Coffees Freshly Brewed On-The-Spot!

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Located in Kampung Sungai Rusa at Balik Pulau, Afro Kopi serves aromatic fresh brews that speak quality in a cup! They have an extensive menu of all-time favourite coffee variations including espresso, latte, caramel macchiato and many more. Their coffees are brewed with 100% Arabica dark roasted premium coffee beans from Brazil and Gayo, Indonesia. Even better, you can get these quality beverages at a reasonable price range as well!

afro kopiPhoto: Norhaslyna Usman (Google)

After making your orders, the coffee is then freshly brewed on-the-spot. Indulge in the whole coffee experience as you see your coffees freshly brewed right in front of you while enjoying the aromatic scent tickling your taste buds!

afro kopiPhoto: Lynna Usman (Facebook)

In addition, the place has bottled coffees perfect for busy bees to takeaway and drink on-the-go!

Photo: Lynna Usman (Facebook)


If you’re looking for something to enjoy with your beverages, they also serve yummy-licious dishes and snacks with a rotating menu. Keep a lookout for their homemade skewers, curry mee, pan mee and more!

Show Some Love And Support To Afro Kopi In Balik Pulau!

Don’t forget to stop by and show some support to the local coffee stall whenever you’re touring around Balik Pulau!

Address: 335 Kampung Sungai Rusa, 11010 Balik Pulau, Pulau Pinang


Operating Hours: Opens Daily 3pm – 9pm

Status: Muslim-Owned

Link(s): Facebook


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