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No 5, China Street Ghaut, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
42610625
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Description: this is a small cafe in which the proprietor is passionate about coffee...
this is a small cafe in which the proprietor is passionate about coffee. Its quite a find and the coffee is marvellous. He also roasts and sells beans.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Better than Melbourne coffee?

That is a big call. Coffee Lane serves really good coffee and we were happy to find it. Try it.We can't comment on the food as we just wanted to try their coffee. The barrista takes lots of care with his coffee. Always a good sign. (Melbourne coffe shops are still ahead but not by much) We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Mhannan
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Geelong, Australia
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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

That is a big call. Coffee Lane serves really good coffee and we were happy to find it. Try it.We can't comment on the food as we just wanted to try their coffee. The barrista takes lots of care with his coffee. Always a good sign. (Melbourne coffe shops are still ahead but not by much) We did find other... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Forgive me but I am not an expert. Two years of American coffee saw to that. And I have only been in George Town for 3 weeks, so I am still trying find a coffee to match some of the best I enjoyed in Brisbane during the previous 20 months. I visited Coffee Lane only once, so far, but my... More 

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This place in my opinion serves the best coffee in Georgetown, if not the whole Penang. Coffee lovers would be pleased to know that this place serves 20+ different types of coffee beans, all self-roasted by the barista/owner himself. There are also loads of coffee brewing techinques. The barista himself is very knowledgeable about his coffee and beans and know... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Variority of coffee beans to choose from, freshly roasted, nicely brewed. And there are also fresh roasted coffee beans for sell

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

After a beautiful meal at Heaven Gate, we had some time before heading to a show. Stumbled across this place. On entering I knew this was a serious coffee persons sort of place. Ordered double shot affogado. Simply the best I have had. Including Italy, NYC and Melbourne. He even sells ice filtered coffee. He knows his business and is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a place for coffee lovers. At the Coffee Lane café you can find coffees of different origins, different ways to prepare the coffees to your taste, different blends, even seasonal coffees. Prices are very reasonable. Two of the more expensive varieties are Jamaican Blue Mountain, and Luwak coffee from Indonesia. If you are looking for an excellent cup... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The first thing you notice about this coffee shop is the quirky Chinese decor and the feeling that you have arrived in someone's front room. But what an inviting front room it is - with the friendly owner and smiling staff. It is also quickly apparent that they are passionate about their coffee with a wide range of blends and... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The ambience was not bad. Coffee was good but the sandwich we had was a little disappointing. The service was quite fast but the people at the service counter was a little glum looking. Overall an okay experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Was raining so we went in for coffee. Was a nice a place to rest. The price was quite reasonable. Was the boss of the restaurant was helpful enough to take our order fast enough and served promptly. Will visit them again this month.

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George Town, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I am a coffee fanatic, so I always look for places that serve great coffee. And this was definitely nothing short of a good coffee experience. To me, having coffee is not just about the taste of the coffee but the experience behind it. The barristas at Coffee Lane showed me how they brew the coffee beans of my selection... More 

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Address: No 5, China Street Ghaut, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
Phone Number: 42610625
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
Cuisine: Cafe

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  • Address: No 5, China Street Ghaut, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 42610625

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Description

this is a small cafe in which the proprietor is passionate about coffee. Its quite a find and the coffee is marvellous. He also roasts and sells beans.

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