Mr. Pot – Sidewalk cafe along Gurney Drive

One fine afternoon, after the movie, Spiderman 3, my kids and I were a little bit hungry because we didn’t get to eat lunch and the movie was awfully long. We had already driven out of Gurney Plaza and hence, needed to find a place for coffee and snacks. So, we passed by this cafe, Mr. Pot along Gurney Drive.

It looks like a nice place to hang around because I can just drop my car by the roadside, enjoy the sea breeze and view (of muds) plus eat.

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I had the spicy spaghetti vongole.

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My son who was still in school uniform because he rushed from school to the movie, enjoying his ham and cheese sandwich.

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I had a nice cup of their coffee. This one receives my approval. But not the spaghetti.

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The saving grace is the beachfront seatings. Otherwise, foods are just so-so, price rather expensive and portion small. I think our tea/lunch costs RM70! There are other things that we ate, of course.

Overall, it is a nice place but I only hope they will take away some of the awful dishes (which I am being kind in not mentioning it here). There is no point in having a wide range of foods on the menu when they cannot master just a few good ones. I think a restaurant will do well by being extremely good in a couple of things. Sometimes, patrons return again and again to a restaurant simply because that place has just one terrific, yummylicious food and not because they have fancy-schmancy array of desserts that are just blek. Get what I mean?

Still, if you are along the Gurney Drive area when the other outlets aren’t open for dinner yet already closed for lunch and need a place to hang around, you can give Mr. Pot a try.

Post Author: Lilian

Food, travel, recipes. Chinese Malaysian, blogger, photographer and writer.

8 thoughts on “Mr. Pot – Sidewalk cafe along Gurney Drive

    rizlan

    (June 1, 2007 - 1:42 pm)

    I thot somebody said no good, no tell wan? I think lar..

    Lilian

    (June 1, 2007 - 2:24 pm)

    rizlan – But my photos are so yummy so it will be wasted if I don’t show off my pics, eh?

    Dani

    (June 1, 2007 - 3:43 pm)

    The spaghetti looks really yummy!! Like the one I eat at Mrs Delicious. Will use your food guide when traveling to Penang..
    I found your blog through the star online. I’m just starting to write a blog Lonely Hurts Probably we can exchange thought from time to time. Do leave your 2cents when visiting my blog. See you around

    Cindy Chin

    (June 1, 2007 - 4:36 pm)

    thks for letting us know, i was wondering is the food there nice or not…. now I can tell hubby let’s try out there.

    Erina Law

    (June 1, 2007 - 6:20 pm)

    been there and don’t quite like the food too.

    Elena

    (June 1, 2007 - 6:46 pm)

    I’m loving the new layout! 🙂

    Cindy Chin

    (June 1, 2007 - 11:27 pm)

    heheheh… me too, I like the new layout.

    TJ

    (June 2, 2007 - 10:37 pm)

    i fancy signature cocktails / mocktails while soaking in the mud. (“,)

    your new layout is so much orderly now unlike my http://www.RojakAd.com.
    TJ

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