Behind 50 Penang

The other night, a few days before my big day when I was back in Penang, a couple of my friends called me out to this new chillout joint located at love lane Penang. The name of the cafe is aptly called Behind 50 Cafe due to it's location behind this building "50". This cool looking cafe has an old school feel to it, and really reminded me of the cafes you will normally see along Jonker Street in Malacca. It's rather unique in Penang as not many places have these concept cafe yet.

Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane

Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
Lorong Love, 
10200 George Town
Penang 
Mon - Wed:    6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sun:    12:00 pm - 2:30 pm / 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Contact: +6012-5565509 / +6012-4939230
Email: behind50lovelane@gmail.com


The moment I entered Behind 50, I was greeted warmly by the cafe's owners. A quick chat with them and I learnt that this cafe was the brainchild of 3 friends, and together they took turns to man as well as upkeep the cafe. Pretty awesome idea and execution if you ask me, as the crowd that night shows proof that Behind 50 is really a popular chillout place at night.

Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
Behind 50 from the front
The decor of Behind 50 Cafe consists of items and stuffs from the 60's to the 80's, complete with the old radio sounds, an old school record player, an old typewriter, event some toy figurines we used to play before the internet boom. The whole place radiates off a comfortable ambience, one that anyone would appreciate should they find themselves wanting a place to relax and unwind.

Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
Unique items on display
Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
More on Behind 50's decor
Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
A record player from the past
Being there with my friends, sharing a bucket of beer while catching up with old times was a priceless experience for me. Coupled with the fact that the owners were so friendly and even brought out some titbits (bought from Hatyai) to share with us. Good times indeed.

Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
I found the menu really interesting as it comes "inside" a book! Not just any book, a classic book I used to read when I was a kid.
Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
Our bucket of beer
Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
Chocolate Milk Shake - RM6.90
A quick glance over the menu, and I found out Behind 50's food prices were quite affordable and wouldn't burn a hole in your pocket. We did manage to catch a few photos before slacking the night away with beers and laughter.

Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
A couple of my friends and I
Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane
The 3 owners of Behind 50 Cafe Love Lane and I
So what are you waiting for? If you're in Penang, and wish to experience a cafe that'll bring back nostalgic memories, or just wish to find a place to unwind at night, Behind 50 is the place to be at! Do drop by Behind 50 as it is truly a gem.

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16 comments :

  1. Passed by that shop loads of time,don't know why it just didn't appeal to me? May be I should give it a try,,but then again.........i still can have that," please come in" kind of feeling..

    Hey bro,so you are back from Taiwan honey moon already ka

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  2. Sorry typo,, i mean." I still can't have that"Please come in " kind of feeling

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  3. oh this is a very cool cafe, and i especially love that corner with framed photos and antique items..

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  4. The famous love lane with food

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  5. Eugene,
    hehe, just drop in and see lo. XD
    Still in Taiwan bro. XD cannot tahan so many days didn't blog, so blog this post.

    SK,
    it's rather cool, paiseh I don't have the time to check your blog this one week, still in Taiwan :)

    Nikel,
    Penang always famous with its food XD

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  6. looks cool. but it also looks like a place that could be very hot in the day haha

    new post is up! http://colourlessopinions.blogspot.com/2011/09/mayhem-2-hell-in-cage-sunway-pyramid.html

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  7. Does it mean that people over 50 cannot go there? I'm almost 60... Sigh!!!! Hey! I thought I would be seeing your wedding post...??? Not yet kah?

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  8. thanks for sharing! do share it more please.

    www.shiiteck.blogspot.com

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  9. something different. :) thanks. will drop by there if am in Penang

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  10. wow! looks great n interesting! n u had fun night with them :D

    wei, dnt la blog during honeymoon! :p

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  11. Yeah looks like cafe from Jonker Street! Nice.

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  12. looks like a nice place to hang out..

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  13. Very nice interior...with some minor adjustments, this place will have one of the best interior design in malaysia

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  14. Love Lane do brings back lots of memories..

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  15. I like the ambiance of the Cafe, so classy!

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  16. looks like cafe from Jonker Street

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