Trois Canon Cafe 三炮台茶餐厅 at Campell Street, George Town, Penang is a Hong Kong style cha chaan teng. Being one of the busiest spots on the street, the air-conditioned outlet immediately enveloped you in an atmosphere of a cha chaan teng with simple deco of booth seats and menus on the wall.
The cafe has a variety of set and ala carte menus, providing relatively inexpensive comforting Hong Kong-style rice and noodle meals. Its value meal (RM12) inclusive of a free drink – coffee, tea or ice lemon tea is a super offering.
Some of the breakfast choices at Trois include the Ham Macaroni, and the B.E.L.T. Egg & Bacon Breakfast Bagel. The latter comes with fried potato and you can ascertain that it is a choice for those looking for a heavy start to the day.
The Ham Macaroni with luncheon meat in a tomato based soup is the dish most of us are familiar with. The set is completed with a side serving of butter toast, two fried eggs, one hot dog and a cup of coffee. Priced at RM15, the dish is also available in a lighter chicken based soup.
Ham Macaroni Set RM15 with a cup of beverage
B.E.L.T. Egg & Bacon Breakfast Bagel Value Meal RM12 with a cup of beverage
If you want a noodle, there are enough options to suit the taste buds. For chicken lovers, you will get a kick out of the Cheesy Curry Chicken Chop Mee Goreng. With the cheese, thick piece of deep-fried chicken thigh, and light spiciness from the curry gravy, the taste of this dry version mee is simply tantalizing.
Cheesy Curry Chicken Chop Mee Goreng A La Carte RM15
Pork Chop Mee Goreng Value Meal RM12 with a cup of beverage
On the rice front there are several recommendations. At RM15, the Thick Cut Luncheon Meat & Fried Egg Rice makes for an ample, delicious meal with a thick slice of luncheon meat. The portion is big and filling.
Thick Cut Luncheon Meat & Fried Egg Rice A La Carte RM15
Steamed Lamma Island Aroma Rice A La Carte RM15
Trois Canon Cafe is definitely one of the worth trying cha chaan tengs in Penang. The menu is available for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea time. Business hours are from early 7:30am till 5pm daily except Saturday.
Trois Canon Cafe 三炮台茶餐厅
165 Campbell Street
10100 George Town
Tel: 04 – 2643168