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Mews Cafe

77 Lebuh Muntri, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 6125
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef rendang” (62 reviews)
“tasting platter” (13 reviews)
“banana fritters” (21 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
77 Lebuh Muntri, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to stay at Muntri Mews for a family holiday and also had a wonderful experience at the Cafe - our food was tasty, fresh and fast; the staff were obliging, friendly and professional - yes, we'd recommend this on your trip...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank traciemc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chanced upon this place while walking. It is hidden among lush greenery set in Muntri Mews (a real mews for stabling horses in the past). The ambiance with the gathering evening light was particularly enchanting - a rare feature in the heart of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gilasss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant serves all three meals... every day. While there are many "Malay dishes", there are also various Chinese and Thai delights served in a dining room with many "Heritage characteristics"! The restaurant has also received TripAdvisor's "Certificate of Excellence". On Saturday nights there is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a recommendation of Kebaya restaurant (because fully booked). Delicious food, fantastic atmosphere with live music.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 963stephanieh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Without any doubt, Mews Cafe is just a very nice place to hang out when in down town George Town. This starts already for breakfast, but lunch an dinner are equally good. The setting is colonial and so is the fare. Predominantly traditional kind of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JobvH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had their Nasi Lemak for breakfast and I love it! Ryan was very welcoming and attentive to us. We had a good first impression upon arrival to Penang. Thanks to Ryan we were given some information about locations and food in Penang. He also...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stellama267
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for dinner as I heard they had some unusual craft beers which they have now unfortunately stopped selling. However, I ordered the “chicken” dish under the “Protein” header along with a Tiger beer. The beer was dreadful but the food blew me...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DenHaagTraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just arrived in Penang and it was so hot and the streets are empty because it was a Sunday. We came across Mews Cafe and was welcomed by a friendly face, Ryan. So we decided to have our first meal in Penang here. Nasi...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank anniennie
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

This has to be the best Beef Rendang I have ever had. I first visiting this place in March 2018 and just had to come back to Penang now on my way to KL for another portion. Great venue, great staff - highly recommend a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andrew_B78
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent and in a really nice setting. They have a lovely patio and garden area you can sit in.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bizbaz22
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6 March 2018|
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Response from Wayne D | Reviewed this property |
They only have a small restaurant with a nice outdoor area so I would suppose it would depend on the size of the event!
23 February 2018|
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Response from Perthgourmand | Reviewed this property |
7 August 2017|
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Response from MuntriMews | Property representative |
Hi, we have a lot of rice dishes on the menu, our cafe servers can give you the details of the set you are interested, you can make adjust to your dietary requirements.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 7
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Lebuh Muntri, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 6125
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MEWS CAFÉ serves Malay food prepared with fresh local ingredients. Diners can choose to dine in a cozy air-conditioned setting or alfresco. The cafe delectable spread is all prepared with homemade sauces and spices, without the usage of MSG.
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