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The Mugshot Cafe

302 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 12-405 6276
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“bagels” (368 reviews)
“apple crumble” (29 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 12:00 am Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
302 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chanced upon this cafe and decided to go in as the afternoon heat was getting unbearable. The cafe vibes were great with tasty deco. Seating capacity is limited and there was one segment for alfresco dining but not for me in the sweltering afternoon. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 202jasi
Reviewed 12 December 2018

probably the best cafe to be at... conveniently located by the main road... if you enjoy observing the local culture, grab the outside seat... the only downside is that getting a seat can be a problem at Mugshot... the staff are friendly, the music's relaxing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank domidius
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

It was a lazy afternoon just after a sudden shower rain, humidity buildup, together with friends looking for a place to cool off. We actually passed by this cafe and didn’t realise it until smell a strong nice fresh baked bread. It was those fresh...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 700yeel
Reviewed 2 December 2018

This rustic & hippy cafe, together with Rainforest Bakery adjourning to it offers travellers & visitors a place to hang out & enjoy their really good bagels and a good shot of espresso or a dose of healthy yoghurt.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EmbracetheUnknown
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

I visited the cafe after a friend had recommended it. The cafe is divided into 2 (although the same cafe); the cafe itself, where you can order coffees, juices, bagels, and the other section which is the bakery, comprising of sweet and savoury bread like...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank traceygnat
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent barista coffee, delicious bagels, fab music, lovely atmosphere, nice selection of breads and pastries in the bakery. Every time I went in or walked past it was busy 👍

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SuperT89
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Great place and great atmosphere. Tried their mango and walnut yoghurt, their newest bread of mixed talian herbs with tomato (i think, didnt get the name of it) and egg avocado toast! The staffs are all very friendly too!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lynnz214
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Whilst staying in George Town, we had breakfast here most mornings, and it was a pleasant change to find a western styled cafe serving home made yoghurts, bagels and brewed coffee with a bakery attached next door selling freshly baked croissants and french styled pastries....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nikkiloolah
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Great coffee and a wonderful atmosphere. Me and my partner had drinks and cake and it was superb. The staff we friendly and efficient - definitely worth the visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 817daisyw
Reviewed 14 November 2018

I have been stopping by here each morning for a Latte and a cinnamon roll from next door. The coffee is good, the people friendly and they are open about 8:00 am.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 12-405 6276
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