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The Mugshot Cafe

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302 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 12-405 6276
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08:00 - 00:00
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Phuket, Thailand
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

...but the rest pretty average. The location is nice, hosting different artists labs inside, raw wood furniture, in industrial design, in one world, a New Yourk's '80 west village place, run in Malaysians. Home made yogurt, beautiful bakery (but croissant sometimes from day before), pretty good coffee, let's say: heaven for backpackers, a bit lack for sophisticated ones. I can't... More 

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Thank MarcellOle
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One sugar, add milk. Their fruit and yogurt is great too. The yogurt in particular. Good music. Great location.

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Thank James D
Nuremberg, Germany
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and cozy Café. The atmosphere is great and we enjoyed to stay there a bit longer to relax and rest. Great coffee and snacks. Would have loved to have more vegetarian options for breakfast or bagels. Will definitely come here again!

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Thank TheresaKa123
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent the heat of the day chilling out in this cafe with an iced coffee & salmon with cream cheese bagel. Beautiful little space with good food and coffee.

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Thank BlondeChicki
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yoghurt, bagel, good ice coffee, latte and very friendly staff. Nice place, the best breakfast restaurant in this town. The restaurant itself looked really good.

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Thank Sophia M
Victoria, Canada
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the reviews online and thought why not. Turned out to be a great little cafe with some amazing bagels. I had the one with cream cheese and salmon. I wanna go back again tomorrow!!

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Thank lougheedsinlove
Brighton, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good breakfast of warm cream cheese bagels and an almond croissant for a treat. The coffee was great, too. A bit pricey, but all tasty and good atmosphere.... at first. Then what we assume to be the manager started bawling out a female member of staff in full view of the customers, and waving a metal rule... More 

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Thank Anna P
Singapore, Singapore
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the apple crumble and another cake to go. The crumble was excellent and will be back to try some of their other pastries and cakes and coffee

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Thank paulerayner
Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Salmon, bacon and the Nutella and banana bagels are great choice for an early morning start! Coffee is okaish but serves the purpose. Go there and enjoy the funky look of the cafe and take some mugshots!!

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Thank KubesKitchen
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite hangouts amazing collection of old time music from 60's/70's fantastic coffee and fresh homemade yogurt pots..must goto cafe in Penang...one of favourite stops!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 12-405 6276

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?