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Junk Cafe

401 Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 16-438 3205
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
401 Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was told that this was once an antique shop before it became a cafe/bar. I can believe it. lots of stuff on the walls, some people may find it junky, I found it interesting. The people were nice, the music was a mixture, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here a few times now and I’ve always had a good time. The staff and customers are super friendly and always make you feel welcome. It’s modelled on a Budapest style ruin pub, but with a little more class. If you like that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DenHaagTraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here one of the days we were in Georgetown and we were not disappointed! I went for the old reliable Cheeseburger after being away for 2 months and wanting something that tasted like home. When the burger arrived it was exactly what i wanted...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MichaelColley92
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The cafe do keep up with its words , of calling it self "junk" but if you look closely there is a history in every junk in there environment is nice the food is mouth watering price wise i say its worth it for the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank weichern91
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

A really cool place. The staff are friendly and attentive, the burgers are on the pricey side but my god they are good!! A must visit in George town.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BigBuzzy
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I read great reviews about Junk Cafe, so I wanted to try it out. I am glad I went, as the actual cafe is really quirky, and it has a good vibe. I ordered the chicken salad, and it wasn't the best price, but it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Aria V
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

This was the third time that I have visited this café and the first time that I took my wife along with me. She asked if it was safe to eat in there, which isn’t like her, being fine with hawker food and all. Suffice...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stefanr10
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

So me and my partner actually went to this place 3 years ago. Since then I have eaten many burgers across the world and every time I do, I compare them to this place... nothing comes close!! Everything is homemade and super tasty! Don't know...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Holly S
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Great little place with fab food, drinks and service. And one of my highlights in Penang. I was in love with the kitsch design. It’s next door to the ladies only bar, Scissor Sisters.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Funky_Dancer
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Cool place good burgers and drinks. Pricey for penang but worth it for the awesome atmosphere. Junk burger a must.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kylez_182
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January 7, 2016|
Response from TheanSoon O |
It serves pork & alcohol, so no, not halal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $8
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 16-438 3205
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