Chow Thye Road has been busier than usual this year. One of the restaurant that caught my eye as we drove pass was the tastefully designed restaurant Basement 6. A restaurant that serves breakfast (8am – 11am only), lunch starts (12 noon till last call at 3pm) and dinner (6pm to 10pm).
We were sceptical initially, suspecting it to be one of those “nice to see only” cafes mushrooming in Penang. The patio area was designed to give the visitors a garden in the city ambience. We loved the little pots of plants accenting each table. For those who are already imagining the sweltering heat of the outdoors, fear not as the ceiling walls are raised high and abundant fans air the space. Diners can choose the indoor restaurant for the air-conditioned spot. We took the outdoor spot for the breezy wind and natural daylight while munching our breakfast. We had a heartily breakfast and diners can opt for their affordable lunch set / menu if one opt to laze on their bed on the weekends
From the left : Sauteed Mushrooms, Chicken Ham, Pork bacon and Omelette.
B6 Ultimate Couple Big Breakfast (RM32.00)
The ultimate big breakfast consist of chewy pork sausages, slices of pork bacon and chicken ham, sauteed mushrooms, baked beans, omelette, hash browns and toasted bread. Served with lettuces and baked cheese tomato. The portion is huge enough to feed the 3 of us. The bacon would have taste better if it was more crispy (my personal preference) and the sauteed was slightly salty. Probably more green salads with dressing would be additonal marks for the big breakfast. That being said, we loved the sausages, the well cooked omelette and baked tomato. Not forgetting the hash brown too!
We each ordered a cup of coffee of our choice. The foam latte was beautifully done but the coffee was not much of a surprise. I must say, they don’t over charge the cup of coffee though. Thumbs up to that!
Caffe Latte (RM8.00)
The latte is served on a latte cup. In case some of you might not know, but i recently learn that some of the coffee has their own cup size. Similarly to the cappuccino, their coffee lacks of the strong aroma but nonetheless, is still a great cup of coffee to kick off my day!
Ordered additional take aways but it took longer than expected for it to be delivered. It would probably be best if you ask them to start preparing the take away when you get your breakfast set However, they did a good job in packaging the take away sandwiches.
Food Rating :7 /10
Environment Rating :8 /10
Service Rating :6 /10
B6 Ultimate Couple Big Breakfast : RM32.00
Caffe Latte : RM8.00
Cappuccino : RM7.00
56, Jalan Chow Thye, 10050 George Town, Penang
Opening Hours :
Tue – Sun (Closed on Monday) : 8.30am – 2.00am
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