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La France Cafe and Restaurant


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Authentic French food in Penang, Café, Bakery & Restaurant la France Penang - french cafe Georgetown Malaysia
US$3 - US$9
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
French, Cafe, European, Deli
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This place was close to our Air BnB, so it was convenient for breakfast. The food was good, but service was slow. We went 3 mornings out of the 6 we were there, so it does something right, but it could be better. If you...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Nice food but the service could be better. Just need a friendly smile, cheerful greetings to the customers and a faster service. This will make la France cafe the best cafe in town.

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank 33lizan
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The place is really nice, but service is terrible. Don’t go -look at most at the reviews here and the owners response. That will give you the overall vibe of this place -you don’t feel welcome and the owner is rude and arrogant.

Date of visit: January 2018
4  Thank Nagpal
Nathan H, Owner at La France Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Well, "terrible customers" (...indian tourists) For more details, check the answer bellow. By the Way, People from Denmark speak danish, not indian. Also, avoid to let tips to the person you find "so despicable". Cheers!

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The croissants and coffee tasted very good but the French guy serving us was so unfriendly, unhappy and miserable that he made it feel like it was a burden having us there.More

Date of visit: January 2018
3  Thank Randip B
Nathan H, Public Relations Manager at La France Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hey ah boy? The customer isn’t always right. Let's start from the beginning: First > I am not your dog, so change your tone. You can bark to your own kind in your own country/cast, but not in my house. Comprende? Second > Learn how...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The honey lemon tea saved my day! The cafe is a safe haven from all the craziness outside. If you need a break, stop by! It’s very nice :)

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank Micha1988
Nathan H, Director of Sales at La France Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018


Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Located behind northam all-suites hotel and vouk suites @ mansion one, this little cafe continues to delight us as we visit for hot buttered croissants, freshly baked breaded sandwiches, a surprising range of smoked salmon and yoghurt chicken sandwiches, crispy potato wedges and artisan coffee....More

Date of visit: March 2017
2  Thank TaniaL1841
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The croissant are superb, like the one I use to eat in Lyon! Place is clean, very continental style and the server is french too! I will definitely recommend to my friend if they pass by Penang!

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank travelingasia2017
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Barista was also somewhat arrogant. Don't ask him anything. Took more than 40minutes for food to arrive. When food was served, no apology for the delay.More

Date of visit: February 2017
5  Thank JamesO2947
Management response:Responded 3 March 2017

You guys were the last table to come. I see sometimes shop with dozens of kiddos running everywhere and still have to wait for hours. By the way: 1 person in the kitchen, 1 person at the counter. 40mn? With 10 other customers served before...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

- Poor service (owner is arrogant) - Serves you frozen food , poor bread, croissant is definitely frozen . - Racist and Antisemitic posters on the walls... Won't step a foot here anymore. This is not "La France" but "La Frozen"More

Date of visit: December 2016
8  Thank jbflam
Nathan H, Public Relations Manager at La France Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Racist and Antisemi­tic posters on the walls... (?) Jbf, If you consider the decoration of my Cafe "as antisemitic" the only advise I can give you, it's to purchase a dictiona­ry or an encyclopedia in order to resolve your vocabulary mi­sunderstanding (and you serious lack...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Outlet is operated by Nathan & Ginny.Place is simple and has a nice touch of French decor .It is a place to enjoy a quiet meal as the place is small and the kitchen can only cater to small groups unless you are prepared to...More

Date of visit: August 2016
4  Thank louis899
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