5 Penang Cafes To Work In

If you are in Penang and are in need of a working space that comes with the right ambience and caffeine fix, here are five spots that has all the right mojo including a reliable WiFi connection.

Secawan ’n’ Such


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Located in Hutton Lane, Secawan ’n’ Such has been around since 2014 and is of walking distance from New World Park. They have a variety of brunch available as well as aromatic coffee to wake the senses. The cafe is simple in its decoration with only a few murals on their walls, making it distraction-free for those who prefer simplistic environments.


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Address: 205, Jalan Hutton, 10050 Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.

Contact: +604-226 2182

Business Hours: 8AM – 12AM everyday except Mondays

Social Media: Facebook and Instagram





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Huey&Wah is commonly known for their gourmet marshmallows and snacks that has no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. They also offer beverages to pair with other yummy treats like muffins, scones and cookies. This cafe has everything you need to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you caffeinated and productive.


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Address: 368-1-14, Bellisa Row, Jalan Burmah, 10350 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.

Contact: +604-228 3962

Business Hours: 8AM – 8PM Weekdays, 8AM – 10PM Weekends

Social Media: Facebook and Instagram

Website: https://hueynwah.my/


Budan’s Brew Coffeebar


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Nestled in between heritage houses, Budan’s Brew Coffeebar is a quiet and cozy spot for you to catch up on work while snacking on some of their freshly baked goods, breakfast and brunch choices.

Address: 2 Lorong Argus, George Town, 10200 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.

Contact: +604-261 3930

Business Hours:  Sunday – Thursday 9AM – 5PM, Friday & Saturday 9AM – 5PM, 7:30PM – 11PM

Social Media: Facebook and Instagram


Gudang cafe


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Gudang Cafe claims its tenancy in a 1950s warehouse located on Lebuh Armenian. It houses vintage furniture and artwork on its walls; bringing customers back to the 1950s while they sip on the special Gudang Coffee, mixed with homemade sugar. They also serve Japanese and Western cuisine alongside their cakes and baked goodies. The cafe is also well equipped with plenty of charging docks for your benefit.

Address: 5, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10300 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.

Contact: +604-251 9634

Business Hours: 10AM – 10PM Everyday

Social Media: Facebook


Sekeping Victoria


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Sekeping Victoria is Penang’s first taste of the Sekeping Group. Aside from their rooms to let, Sekeping Victoria houses Spacebar Coffee, known for their filter coffee brewed via Aeropress. While you’re there, you can also try out something from the Awesome Canteen’s famous Paleo menu. Their cozy yet unique environment is the perfect place for someone who wants to discover more of Penang while squeezing in some office time.

Address: 164A-B, Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.

Contact: +6017-207 5977

Business Hours: 8AM – 7PM everyday except Sundays

Social Media: Facebook


*Text by Nazlin Amirudin