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Coffee Affairs

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21 Lebuh Bishop, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
11:00 - 00:00
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108 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I loved the coffee but it was not the best I tried. I think the coffee was a bit too strong despite being a single shot cappuccino (the barista asked if I wanted a single or double shot)

Thank Clément I
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

It's a good place. Food is tasty. I've ordered sea food spaghettini, which was very nice with plenty of clams, shrimps etc on the plate. My wife had a pancake with eggs and a sausage. She said it was OK, but not great. Place to visit after you have done all must go ones.

Thank Jaroslaw R
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The staff is very nice and the food was excelent every time I went! The place is very chill out, loved the decoration and back music! Prices are a bit higher but for the quality of the food and fast service, is worth it.

Thank Paula G
Istanbul, Turkey
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Don't let the name of this place deceive you - there is much more to this cafe/ restaurant than an excellent choice of home roasted coffees! We have just enjoyed a very tasty dinner including a sea food risotto and sea bass served Italian style. Attentive and expert service from the staff and a pleasant, relaxed atmosphere. Will certainly be... More 

Thank John B
Penang Island, Malaysia
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40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Visit this cafe on the last few days of September. We were so lucky to get in the cafe before it started to rain. The cafe has a very good ambience and so you might have the feeling to stay a little longer. The air conditioner wasn't too strong to me and with the lights are just well balance. I've... More 

Thank cindyhayashi
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I couldn't stop smiling as soon as I stepped into this place. The coffee they make there is excellent quality from all over the world ( they have jamica blue maounten!) they have all kinds of apparatus. Single drip, Syphon, Aeropress, cold brew! the barista is very professional and friendly. The waffles are great..The decoration is very cozy and interesting.... More 

Thank Raed A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Very helpful & great coffee; the best in Malaysia They helped us get a taxi which isn't so easy in Georgetown Coffee is local and very good quality

Thank DCMoore4
hong kong
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

location is convenient ,place are spacious. they have soup & sandwich set, lots of choice for sandwich and 2 choices for soup. I choose broccoli soup but unfortunately , they give me potatoes soup. coffee are standard, if you are looking for a very good coffee, it is not the place.

1 Thank shaun852
Beijing, China
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Heard alot about this place, have many great coffee, owner were there to explain the coffee beans and also great place to know more about coffee, will be back again

1 Thank Spoon_thompson
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely Tiramisu , good selections of coffee too .... Nice place to chill & for smokers they've smoking section at the back ...

2 Thank Praba K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Lebuh Bishop, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60124330350
"Specialty coffee" was first used in 1974 by Erna Knutsen in an issue of Tea & Coffee Trade Journal. Knutsen used this term to describe beans of the best flavor which are produced in special microclimates.
Specialty coffee is the term commonly used to refer to "gourmet" or "premium" coffee. According to the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), coffee which scores 80 points or above

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?