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The Alley Penang

5 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 3879
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“churros” (93 reviews)
“cronut” (39 reviews)
“affogato” (2 reviews)
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5 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When i arrive it was the first place where i decide to stop for take breath. And it was so cool in warm day and quiet in big city. So i recommend this guys as the best coffee shop in old town!

Thank Никита А
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

A pretty samll place in general, but coffee is nice. Churros was awesome and we enjoyed so much. The place actually can be easily missed based on its location.

Thank Dylan C
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Came here with my other half after seeing reviews that their coffee is awesome. True enough, the coffee is good. I ordered 5Oz flat white, coffee flavour is strong, like it. RM10. Better half ordered his usual favourite coffee, Americano. He said it is nice...More

1  Thank Joyce Lim Y
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely little cafe! Coffees were good but the highlight is the churros. Absolutely delicious! Crispy on the outside & fluffy inside. Reasonable price (pls maintain it!) Although they don’t have gazillion cakes on display, I left with happy heart ❤️

1  Thank Saras A
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little spot, good atmosphere and decor. The churros here are amazing, after a snack and coffee? Go here. Would go again.

1  Thank Raoul N
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Honestly, it was my first time to have churros in my life, and churros at The Alley cafe is deliciously good! The atmosphere is chilling, cozy, quiet cafe. Staffs are friendly.

1  Thank eliiyneyiwei
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Funny! Everybody raves about the churros, but I never tried them. I love the coffee. I like the quiet relaxed atmosphere. Super!

Thank Angi-T
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Heard about this yummy churros from online reviews & from a friend. Chanced upon it and decided to try. They recently just finished their renovation & revamped their menu, hence there were some drinks that were unavailable during our visit. Churros were very crispy.. we...More

Thank Steph L
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The specialty of this cafe is its churros. The churros not only taste nice, but looks very nice, as in, instagrammable- nice! Great place to hang out for a cup of coffee, enjoy the atmosphere, and take some nice photos.

Thank Teoh Y
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

7RM for 6 sticks + 1 dip 10RM for 9 sticks +2 dips (we recommend that) Churros are heated on the spot. Cafe has nice ambience to chill out and hang. Location is slightly tricky to find, but it is located just very near the...More

1  Thank Josh C
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7 January 2016|
Response from TheAlleyPenang | Property representative |
Hi! Sorry for the late late reply. We are strictly pork free. But we don't have a halal cert.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-261 3879
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Small cozy cafe for your everyday coffee and hangouts. Coffee. Cheesecakes. Churros. Cronuts.
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