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The Twelve Cups

Beach Street | 12, The WhiteAways Arcade, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
+60 4-262 6812
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mille crepe” (15 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
“apple juice” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Soups
££ - £££
Beach Street | 12, The WhiteAways Arcade, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

They had a quite a few crepe cakes on display at the counter. Texture of the cakes were nice and light. We enjoyed both the cakes we got. The cafe was spacious and not too noisy, a perfect place to chill at in the afternoon.

Thank chuting
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Well, I didn’t understand what the hype is all about but meh, it wasn’t really the best café that I’ve been to. However, it is picturesque. We ordered three different things; Vegan Salad, they didn’t put much effort in it, so it’s just greens and...More

Thank Joram B
Reviewed 4 July 2018

a very cleaning and simple modern looking cafe! Coffee prices are great especially for tourist. Just wondering if it is a fair statement if i am a local and earning a average wage. It's surely a place that you can go back again and again.

Thank NicoleV2994
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This place has such a clean, modern, zen vibe to it, and a health-conscious but delicious menu that feels different from other George Town offerings. The passion rose cooler drink was one of the best beverages we had on the island, and the berry smoothie...More

Thank Adair_and_Thando
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We only spent two days in Penang but fortunately discovered this place on the first day. We only had coffee here, but it was the best we had in Penang! Also very friendly staff, they recognized us quickly.

Thank bartenida
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Nice little cafe with a good selection of hot and cold beverages, cakes und lunch. We came here for a quick cup of coffee and got curious when we saw some burgers being served to some other guests. We came back a few days later...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I was exploring Beach St as there is a car-free sunday market happening there. Decided to visit twelve cups due to good brunch reviews. I ordered Seafood Aglio Olio with Squid Ink pasta with ice latte. The service was very prompt and efficient. I was...More

Thank Mchan71
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Have been visiting this great little cafe on Beach St for several years. Despite new management last yr (?) it still provides the same fare. Great coffee and the Mille Crepe are to die for !!! Peaceful ambience, cool and light in central position. Wi-fi...More

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch fried chicken w/ sweet soy sauce, fish n chips, beetroot n apple juice and a cold honey lemon, followed by a great cup of coffee. Well done on all aspects of food, service and ambience. We will be back for sure.

Thank Geraldeane K
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The cafe is located at a central place and easy to be found, when we got here we ordered 2 cappuccinos a chocolate smoothie bowl and a berry smoothie bowl. The cappuccinos were outstanding, very well made. The berry smoothie bowl was great in taste...More

Thank cindelvivian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Street | 12, The WhiteAways Arcade, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-262 6812
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Entering its forth year of operations, The Twelve Cups has gone through a facelift in look and feel and now even has a kitchen to boot! Besides our coffee and other drinks, we now have a variety of food, ranging from breakfast, brunch, pasta, to desserts. Everyone is bound to find something that suits his or her palate here at The Twelve Cups.
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