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Yum yum

#23 of 411 Restaurants in Ipoh
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Persiaran Greenhill, Ipoh, Malaysia
+60 5-253 7686
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2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Salted egg butter prawn and creamy basil chicken taste good. Golden pomfret taste so so only. Fast service by the crew. Price is reasonable.

Thank Amirah Aini M
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a nyonya cuisine restaurant which running by mother and sons. the foods is awesome and reasonable price. Lunch time is always packed. Make sure you arrive early to secure a seat.

Thank sengfattl
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went here few years ago and decided to give it another visit. We tried the ostrich meat which turned out a little raw (or we simply don't know how to eat them), Asam fish, fried aubergine and house tofu. Close to RM80 for total of 4 (quite decent price considered that we ate exotic food). This place is visited mostly... More 

Thank Vancyn S
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The go-to restaurant for my family since young. Now my hubby who's not from Ipoh loves it too. Love the Mango Kerabu, Assam Fish Head Curry and Honey Chicken. The Vietnamese Chicken is an acquired taste, I think. Too much garlic for me.

Thank domdyjam
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Yum Yum mean delicious, and this restaurant is truely carry it's name!! The pandan chicken is excellent and tasty.. Strongly recommend to try it. We ordered fish and prawn, the Nyonya cooking style is also very nice.. Overall, we are enjoying the meal and supprisingly noticed the price in this restaurant not expensive at all. Very worth the price.

Thank Eric L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Group of 15. Ordered lots of dishes to sample. All tasted good, among those that I love: pandan chicken (aromatic, tasty), basil chicken (a different version from the usual, must try), yum yum egg (kinda like fried egg with minced meat topping). We ordered about 10-12 different dishes. Service is speedy and good.

Thank Flyingbert
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stay in Kota Damansara and are fans of the branch here called Little Yum Yum (extension of the main outlet in Ipoh). Equally good food in Yum Yum with a different menu! The food is excellent with adequate portions and staff are very friendly. Definitely a recommended place if you like Nyonya food.

2 Thank Ming Hsiang L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Yum Yum is a long established restaurant and serves a subtle variety of Peranakan and Thai cuisine. We were family members but a table for 12 was found in a very crowded place, The dishes are excellent though the Gulai Tumis (Tamarind Fish Curry) was disappointing (the pomfret? was not the best). the Asam Prawns, Yum Yum Fried eggs and... More 

Thank drainoil
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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156 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This my second time to Yum Yum Restaurant in Ipoh bringing my biz associated We asked for mild spicy as: Nyonya Steam Fish RM30 Kapitan Chicken RM5.50 x2 cut Lemongrass Chicken Nyonya Prawn RM20 Sambal LadyFinger RM10 Jasmine Tea Pot RM1.40 x 4person Rice 5 person Total:RM107 Taste 4.5 Price 4.5 Service 4 Ambience 4.5 (oriental look) Location 4

Thank kirana
Manila, Philippines
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253 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Finally got to try Yum Yum... And it was really yum yum! 👍 Chicken pandan, prawn curry, kangkong belacan and lady finger w/ an awesome topping tastes great. This place is always full and the wait for our table was worth it. Mostly locals come here, so taste is authentic and great value for its portions. Can't wait for my... More 

Thank MikeCarmona

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Persiaran Greenhill, Ipoh, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: +60 5-253 7686

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?