But while you wait for your coffee and pastries, the bakery gives you a picture perfect opportunity in the morning light, relaxing among wild garden landscape surrounding the area with its wooden bench slabs and the tall shrubbery, or looking contemplatively out the floor-to-ceiling glass windows.
The stall operates only during the morning.
Beach Blanket Babylon is an upmarket bar and bistro and a popular lunchtime spot among Penangites.
Wheeler's Coffee Now, we have all seen and heard people dipping french fries into sundaes before.
Thinking of coming to this well-choreographed sala and only order a simple pizza would be like going to a marriage reception in your underwear: just plain out of context.
The decor, with gilded mirrors, chandeliers, oil paintings and Georgian screen windows, is designed to highlight its colonial heritage.