Top 5 Highest Rating Cafe in Penang According to Foursquare

Penang Foodie curated top 5 cafes with flying colors rating in Penang, according to Foursquare. Most of us familiar with Foursquare app, and we use it very often to check out newly opened cafe / restaurant and best nearby eateries. Also, it’s a food rating and review app usually rated by the local communities, Penangite foodies!

And yes, we’ve visited them all in person (you can read full review on every cafe at our review tab).

Top 5 Highest Rating Cafe in Penang!

Top 5 cafe in Penang 2016

1.) Constant Gardener Coffee | 9.1 /10 | 257 ratings

Constant Gardener Coffee Penang

Constant Gardener Coffee is the highest rating cafe, with 9,1 rating by 257 users. It’s a tiny multi-roasters coffee shop serving heritage George Town, Penang with specialty coffees, teas, hot chocolates and more. Constant Gardener Coffee is located at Lebuh Light, Chinese Chambers of Commerce Building, Georgetown Penang.

What we love about it:

We love how the owner treat his coffee with 100% passion and love. Besides that, the coffee, hot chocolate and dessert are really awesome!

What other users say about it:

The best cafe in Penang that truly understand coffee. – Alex

Consistently great coffee served by friendly and enthusiastic baristas. – Darren

Came across this cafe on my last trip to penang, and oh my what a gem of a place. Run by folks with indepth knowledge of coffee,with equipment to match it, excellent specialty grade stuff served here! – Mohd. Taufique

2.) PIKNIK Cafe | 8.7 /10 | 728 ratings

PIKNIK Cafe Nagore Square Penang

PIKNIK Cafe is ranked in 2nd place with 8.7 rating by 728 users. PIKNIK Cafe is one of the pioneers in Penang’s cafe or brunch ot back in year 2011 before cafes mushrooming in Penang. PIK NIK hungry to prove themselves as the best lepak place in George Town that time and they still do until today, we believe.

What we love about it:

We love the vibe there, big space and long table available. Ideal spot for group gathering. Also, the coffee there is great and price is pretty easy on the wallet.

What other users say about it:

A very cool place to chill at any time of the day! – Daniel

So far the best waffle in Penang. – HueiPhing

One of the best cafes in penang 🙂 good service, food and ambiance – Siew

3.) The Alley | 8.6 /10 | 707 ratings

The Alley Cafe Penang

This is a quaint cafe with uncommonly limited space but extremely comfortable interior setting. It’s definitely a good cafe to unwind. The coffee here is pretty well brewed and the churros here is heavenly delicious beyond words. #BestChurrosinPenang

What we love about it:

Churros, churros & churros! We love the Alley’s churros to the max! The Alley also is our number 1 meet up spot with friend and buddy.

What other users say about it:

Awesome is the only word to describe this cafe. – Celine

Best friendly cafe and cozy cafe with insanely delicious churros desserts and coffees. – SK Leng

Best churros in town. – Rodak

4.) Soul Cafe | 8.4/10 | 227 ratings

Soul Cafe Penang

Soul Cafe is a hobby coffeehouse in Georgetown for all photography enthusiasts, creative expressionists, food connoisseurs, and coffee lovers.

What we love about it: 

We love the ambience, sincere service & coffee there.

What other users say about it:

Cozy ambience with tasty food! Thumbs up to this cafe! – Jonie

I love being here. – Zulkifli

Beautiful ambience, service attentive and interesting photography concept. – Sara Hoe

5.) The Book Sandwich Cafe | 8.4/10 | 204 ratings

The Book Sandwich Cafe Penang

The Book Sandwich Cafe is located quietly located at Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang. More than sandwiches, this gem serves salads, burgers, soups, main courses, pastas, sandwiches and dessert as well.

What we say about it:

The sandwich master in Penang!

What other users say about it:

Lobster sandwich is a must try! – Aellyno

Hidden gem in the city!Sandwich is perfect,beautiful space with the smell of books, old school decoration & music, and a touch of greens. – Mango Fong

Love everything of them! – Valarie


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We hope this lists give you a good peek of top 5 highest rating cafe in Penang, based on Foursquare app. You maybe visited them already, however these 5 cafes really deserve second or more visits! Otherwise, bookmark them today as your next-to-go-cafe.


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