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55 Cafe and Restaurant

55 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Italian, Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
55 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is an unpretentious bistrot in the heart of the Heritage area of Georgetown, next to 3 beautifully renovated shophouses converted in homestay that also belong to the couple who own and run the restaurant as well as a small art gallery.. It starts with...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 23 March 2017

it is wide open doors with a simple and nice deco. they serve really good fusion food at reasonable prices. the staff are attentive and provide good service. they have specialty for the day and the portioning and price is worth every penny.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were actually looking for another restaurant (open only for dinner) when we stumbled on this shop house cafe and had lunch. What a great little place. The cafe is open to the street -- in this case narrow and atmospheric Stewart Lane -- and...More

Thank LongDrives
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The 55 Cafe is in the Coffee Atellier Hotel where we stayed. Some nights, after a long day out, we would go here for dinner. It was always very good and we always were very satisfied with our orders. A great restaurant in a wonderful...More

Thank Photodude45
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Coffee shop that also has apartments to rent. Good coffee and very friendly staff, and great collection of plants outside at the entrance. Decor was great - and courtyard at the back with old roasters still in situ - definitely worth a visit. Small gallery...More

Thank suggs1965
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We dropped in for lunch at 55 because the Seven Terraces restaurant was closed for lunch, not fair but our expectations weren't high. Doing a mental gear shift from fancy restaurant to cafe, I was delighted with everything - the setting, service and quality of...More

Thank Drusilla G
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I stumbled upon this place while looking for another Cafe which ended up being closed. I was hungry so I just gave up looking and headed in. Initially I was after something quick and cheap but I decided to get a Penne Bolognese, Vitamin Explosion...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

What can I say to encourage patron's to this delightful and unique café. There was a group of us and I must say that the chef's food was exceptional. I absolutely loved everything about our evening out. I will definitely revisit this venue again. Well...More

Thank Jayne_1950
Stefan G, Owner at 55 Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

Thanks Jayne for this review. Glad you enjoyed 55 Café and our food. Looking forward to welcoming you soon again. Best wishes Stefan

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a whim as the cafe I was heading to was closed and really enjoyed my sandwich (smoked salmon). Friendly staff and a very quiet atmosphere and a little more traditional than some of the more modern cafes in the area.

Thank MaikKubo
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Visited the cafe on 15 Nov 2016 in the hopes of getting their cute 3D latte art on my latte. However, I was disappointed as the server told me they don't do 3D latte art anymore due to a change in management. I ordered their...More

Thank Shazzana S
Stefan G, Owner at 55 Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Thanks for stopping by at our place 55 Café & Restaurant. Glad that you enjoyed our Kim Guan Coffee. Maybe in future we will offer again 3D.....a bit a hassle to find staff. Best wishes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 606042612261
  • E-mail
55 cafe & Restaurant offers a mediterranean inspired cuisine in an informal setting. The menu features a variety of light, tasty dishes like pastas, tapas and salads. To finish off your meal, have a cup of gourmet coffee and choose from a delectable selection of mouthwatering desserts. 55 Cafe & Restaurant is part of COFFEE ATELIER, a collection of five beautifully restored early 20th century "shophouses". Today this building houses a restaurant, a coffee museum, an art gallery and suites which are fully appointed with all modern amenities for short or long term stay.
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