It’s 10 a.m. The sun is shining, your family have all been out of bed since 7 a.m. and started their day. You, however, are still nicely snuggled up in bed under your blanket with the air conditioning gently breathing down on you. “Ahhh isn’t this lovely, I think I’ll spend 10 more minutes in bed,” you say to yourself.
It’s now 11 a.m. You realize that you actually have to get out of bed right now in order to get any work done. But it’s too late for breakfast and eating a plate of Nasi Kandar seems a tad too much, so you decide to have brunch instead. If this sounds all too familiar, you’ve probably been in a similar situation before or stumbled on this article because you’re scratching your head trying to figure out some of the best brunch spots in Penang. Fear not, we’ve got you covered, here are our top 10 best brunch spots in Penang. And yes, you’re welcome.
10 Best Brunch Spots in Penang
Without further ado, let’s check out what do we have in today’s list! Are you ready? Let’s go!
1. Urban Daybreak
Urban Daybreak is dedicated to bringing you a hearty meal throughout the day. What sets this cafe apart is that they serve delicious breakfast meals throughout the day making it the perfect brunch spot in Penang. Much has changed since we last visited them in 2016 but for their delicious all-day breakfast which is now served from 7.30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Savor their delicious signature dishes such as The Really Big Breakfast or When Hash Meets Egg over a glass of fresh juice. This is the place to be if you’re looking for a good brunch spot in Penang.
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Read also: Urban Daybreak Penang Review
Address: 338 Lebuh Pantai George Town, Malaysia
Business Hours: 7.30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Closed on Tuesdays
Tel: 04-262 9693
2. Arabica Estate
If you’re looking for a brunch spot with a sea-view then Arabica Estate is the place to be. Located at Karpal Singh Drive, this cafe offers patrons to dine with a view overlooking the Penang Bridge. Good coffee, Great food, and an excellent ambiance.
Another plus point is, this cafe is Halal certified. So make sure you visit to this cafe!
Read also: Penang Halal Food Guide
Address: 29D-3-4 & 29D-3-5, Automall, Maritime Piazza, Persiaran Karpal Singh Jelutong
Business Hours: 8.00 a.m. – 12 a.m.
Tel: 04-296 9165
3. Wheeler’s Coffee
Wheeler’s Coffee is another great cafe in the George Town area offering quality breakfast meals and coffee. Wheeler’s big breakfast is a good shout for those that enjoy a western-style breakfast. While you’re there, give their signature espresso chicken a try which is a combination of coffee and chicken.
For more info on Wheeler’s Coffee, you can watch our review here.
Address: 67 Jalan Love Lane, Chinatown, Georgetown George Town, Malaysia
Business Hours: 9.00 a.m. – 12 a.m.
Tel: 04-261 3570
4. HH+ by Haven Harbour
HH+ by Haven Harbour is another good cafe offering brunch in Penang. Among their signature brunch meals are pulled pork, Moroccan baked egg, big breakfast, and salmon spinach. Thier signature swiss pork burger is also worth a try.
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Address: 102-K-1, New World Park George Town, Malaysia
Business Hours: Weekdays 12 p.m. – 11 p.m. / Weekends 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Closed on Wednesdays
Tel: 04-226 2808
Kraffmen Cafe earns a spot on this list due to their delicious and extensive brunch menu. Among their brunch meals is St. Ali- a combination of Potato Rosti, Avocado Spread, Mushroom Duxelle, shaved Parmesan and topped with Poached Egg- and Pulled Duck on Sourdough. This cafe is worth a visit.
Address: 80, Jalan Zainul Abidin George Town, Malaysia
Business Hours: 10.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m.
Closed on Wednesdays
Tel: 04-226 2770
6. Black Kettle
The bakery at Black Kettle is what sets it apart from other cafes in Penang. Here, bread-lovers can enjoy delicious homemade artisan bread with a cup of hot coffee brewed from imported Australian beans. In addition to this, you can expect to find your usual brunch dishes such as eggs benedict, Croque Madame and many more.
Address: 105, Beach Street, George Town, Malaysia
Business Hours: Sunday- Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 11.30 p.m. / Friday & Saturday 9.00 a.m. – 12 a.m.
Tel: 04-251 9270
7. Yin’s Sourdough Bakery & Cafe
They say men cannot live on bread alone, but Yin’s Sourdough Bakery & Cafe is certainly making us think twice. This bakery-cum-cafe serves an array of freshly baked bread. This Sourdough Bakery is the perfect spot for bread lovers. Yin has two branches in Penang one located in George Town while the other is located in Bayan Baru.
Address: 5-G-16, Promenade, Persiaran Bayan Mahsuri, 11950, Bayan Baru, Penang
Business Hours: Yin’s Wholefood Manufactory, 8:30 am to 11:30 pm. Closed on Sundays
Tel: 011-2419 5118
8. Twelve Cups
Twelve Cups at Beach Street has been around in Penang’s cafe scene for a while now and we are glad that they still are. This cozy cafe has been attracting travellers and locals alike for their delicious food and coffee. One can expect usual brunch dishes such as big breakfast and eggs benedict at Twelve Cups. Read our Twelve Cups Penang Review for more detailed information on the cafe.
Address: 12, The WhiteAways Arcade, Beach Street George Town, Malaysia
Business Hours: Sundays-Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. / Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Tel: 04-262 6812
9. Macallum Connoisseurs
Macallum Connoisseurs is another great option for those looking for brunch spots in Penang. This cafe is spacious making it the perfect place to gather your friends for brunch. Established in 2015 this cafe-cum-academy has an extensive menu of various food and drinks.
Address: 1 Gat Lebuh Macallum George Town, Malaysia
Business Hours: 9 a.m. – 12 a.m.
Tel: 04-261 3597
10. Secawan n Such
Last but certainly not the least is Secawan n Such located along Hutton Street. This cozy cafe offers mouth-watering foods that will surely delight every foodie. The coffee served here is definitely worthy of a mention as well as it’s wonderfully brewed. Stop by Secawan n Such if you’re on the hunt for a good brunch spot in Penang.
There you have it 10 best brunch spots in Penang. As always, if you think we missed out on a couple of your best brunch spots in Penang, be sure to drop a comment below. We love brunch and we hope you do too.
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