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No 5, China Street Ghaut, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
42610625
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9:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I ordered a coffee here after my dinner at eighty eight. This is one of the best coffees I have had and definitely here in Penang. Beautiful roast and creamy texture. The service was good and the advice on what to order was appreciated.

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Bukit Mertajam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

The address shown by trip advisor was wrong. Here is the new location. The best coffee in town that worth finding for! The New wave/Artisan coffee is superb! The place and environment is relaxing and unique! Surely worth for a cafe hunt!

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Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

If you like a n awesome coffee this is the place. Very passionate staff and helpful in assisting the roast which you would like. Both y husband and I ordered cafe' lattes which we both like to be served very differently and the staff very helpful. One from a weaker blend to a full robust. Served in bone china cups... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Shop has moved from the address shown on here the new address is: no 10300, 5, Lebuh China, George Town, 10200 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia And its well worth the visit tried two of the different beans on offer and both cappuccinos were excellent. Food here is very good specialty cakes made onsite If they are still selling it the imported... More 

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Thank ron255100
Penang, Malaysia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

one of the best artisan roaster in penang, every single beans have their own uniqueness and every single preparation of the coffee have their own uniqueness and flavourful. from light to full body coffee you name it they have it.

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Thank Fern1230
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

As a coffee lover, this is easily one of the best coffee I've tasted in Malaysia. The owner roasts the beans in the cafe, thus giving away strong coffee aroma once you step in. House blend beans are flavourful, not too bitter, and the milk was perfectly heated and incredibly smooth. Owner is kind and ready to explain his specialty,... More 

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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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Thank Mhannan
Penang Island, Malaysia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 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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Thank Patrick C
Malaysia
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 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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Thank jtsh12
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 5, China Street Ghaut, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 42610625
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?