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Mews Cafe

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77 Lebuh Muntri, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 6125
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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New Zealand
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely cafe to sit outside and enjoy old Georgetown. Great service by the staff who kept us well hydrated with water without asking. Very impressed! Loved the vietnamese spring rolls and the sago pudding!

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Thank ROTOVEGAS
Brisbane, Australia
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92 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this cafe several times. They do a great breakfast - 31RM for tea/coffee, juice and any breakfast main on the menu. For lunch/dinner I recommend their chicken pie or pad Thai. Quick service and the staff are friendly.

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Thank Laura87130
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just great! From the beginning to the end. Good colonial food and atmosphere. Greta place and an excellent service. We were here with friends who seem to be regular guests here, so this helped to get the full attention. I definitely come back here! When the cafe is great, then the hotel must be great too.

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Singapore
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282 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast was complimentary for hotel guests, and we loved it! There were lots of choices, so that we do not get bored. Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, muesli, cinnamon french toast (great for kids), croissant (not so great), bagels, nasi lemak (excellent choice) and roti prata (very crispy). The curry (served for nasi lemak and prata) was not too spicy,... More 

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Thank nlaykhim
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at the Mews, nice ambience, serving both western and local delicacies. It helps when the owner is an old friend and the servings are large ad tasty. There are both indoor and outdoor dining situated right in the middle of Penang's Heriage site. There are also accomodation for those interested in taking in the atmosphere. Traffic is a... More 

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Torquay, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came two nights in a row it was so good! We has a great time- lovely staff, amazing food and lovely surroundings. Definitely recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food in this very charming setting is well above average. The chicken satay with peanut butter sauce was abundant and the sauce was among the best peanut butter sauce I've ever tasted. The Malay dishes we both had were beautifully cooked and well presented. The service was excellent. The place itself was set in a well vegetated, small garden... More 

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Thank P O
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and beautiful food. Good place to go as a couple. Nice and quiet spot but only a stone throw from all the busy streets.

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Thank Rory G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place was not crowded and we didn't need to make any reservation. We ordered 2 appetizers, main course and a dessert. Costs us RM116, a little expensive for normal standard but worth your money. The chocolate cake with ice cream is heavenly! Cucur udang comes in a big portion, we couldn't finish it. Aglio Olio a little too greasy.... More 

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Battle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

The service in Georgetown leaves a lot to be desired but it is always good here. We bring guests from UK here on a regular basis and have always had a good time, with great food. At weekends they also have live background singing in the courtyard area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $7
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Lebuh Muntri, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 6125
Description
MEWS CAFÉ serves Malay food prepared with fresh local ingredients. Diners can choose to dine in a cozy air-conditioned setting or alfresco. The cafe delectable spread is all prepared with homemade sauces and spices, without the usage of MSG.

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