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The Alley Penang

5 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 3879
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cronuts” (39 reviews)
“churros” (85 reviews)
“iced latte” (2 reviews)
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5 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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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

Thank Josh C
Reviewed 1 July 2017

If you need a good place to chillax and unwind, look no further. This place has good churros and most excellent coffee!!

Thank mizlgw
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I love their coffee and churros. Excellent combo for an after dinner place to sip coffee n a bit of dessert. Great chill out place to be with friends. Cozy cafe n place is comfortable. I can go back anytime I want. Continue to churn...More

Thank Eva P
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is a great place to rest and chill away from the heat of George Town with good drinks, cakes, music and friendly service.

Thank Duncan C
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Cute little coffee shop, located close to the hostel district. We craved a latte and this place truly delivered.

Thank Tamsinbest
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

So heard about the place and thought when in Rome, great crispy churros nice n light with great selection of sauces! Coffee is decent too, nice vibe to place aswell. Would fit right in if this place was in Shoreditch

Thank Dil M
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A very good welcome since you put your first step on.. not too big cafe but good environment.. talented barista also... the cronuts is delicious.. also Ethiopia finished with Aeropress.. they also serve several kinds of beans.manual brew is available visited on 1st Apr '17

Thank Sakura C
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Previously a shop selling prayer items next to the oldest temple (Kwan Yin or Goddess of Mercy) in Penang, this is a charming little cafe. You can sit at the entrance and admire the historic Goddess of Mercy temple. Famous for its churros! Beyond the...More

Thank Davidlye70
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A frequent visitor to Georgetown we have passed this little place many times..... glad we decided to stop for some drinks today. Lovely friendly staff. We had a passion fruit juice... it had a definite name but I can't remember exactly what it was..... but...More

Thank donnie1965
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had an affogato for an afternoon treat. It was served in a sweet way and tasted amazing with the hazelnut ice cream special.

Thank BlondeChicki
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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, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
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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