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China House

153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (717 reviews)
“tiramisu” (102 reviews)
“ice cream” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is broken up into many different area, which has their own theme and vibe. It's a pretty cool concept. We only came and ordered the cakes which were well displayed. I had the red velvet cake and to me it tasted just alright....More

Thank izzyk000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the famous cafe/restaurants in Georgetown. Good environment with variety of desserts. Coffee latte come with double shoots & homemade ice cream + live band at certain day/hours.. a great restaurant to visit. Service is expected to be slowed if more customers. Pricing, slightly...More

Thank Kenny K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are about 2 dozens amazing cakes available for ordering. We tried only 4 and they all tasted delicious. Unfortunately, they seemed to be under staffed thus there was a bit of waiting. We cancelled our drink order as it didn't arrived even after we...More

Thank Daffy_ang
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your comments....and sorry about your drink timing.........we'll work on our efficiency....... Come back to see us again........and say hello.....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat down for 5 minutes and nobody attend to us, not even the barista who was right opposite us- we understood that he is very busy with his drinks but he could have atleast signaled for a server to come over (and the servers...More

Thank Amelia C
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry you had a bad experience in ChinaHouse. We spend a lot of time trying to improve the way we greet our guests and attend to them. It is an ongoing process- we are aware that some guests feel we dont get it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had read about this place and managed to come by for my tea break! Amazingly Long! Interesting concept, great coffee and for sure great cakes!! Lots of selections! Worth a visit!!

Thank TheVinesNBranches
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your comments, we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love the vibes at ChinaHouse. I went on a Saturday and it was packed but the staff was fairly helpful. We only had dessert from their large display of cakes. Everything was tasty but the tiramisu really stood out and is a definite must...More

Thank Harmini A
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love your comments..many many thanks

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across it when walking g around Georgetown! We had 2 little ones that had fallen asleep in the prams so we wanted to have some lunch. All day breakfast plus Aldo's of cakes! Nice courtyard out the back to sit in and eat!...More

Thank MattR4
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your lovely comments- hope to see you back soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for a celebration with family. Tried a variety of cakes, all of which were alright but not amazing. I was expecting more (in terms of dessert). The place itself was quite nice. Interesting art, quirky layout and nice feel overall. I would rather visit...More

Thank NatR277
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your comments we truly appreciate it. If you would care to be put onto our mailing list so we can update you with our information on music schedules please let me know on manager@chinahouse.com.my Have a great Sunday

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will not expect such a long building. It is very interesting to see how the house is made, succession of rooms, restaurants, courtyards... it is very nice. the food is good. We tried the Asian platter - very good, and other local food. I...More

Thank Jeremy K
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

many thanks for your honest comments. Sorry you didnt like our burger....normally it sells very well and we get good comments about it. I would be very happy to understand what the problem was with it if you wouldnt mind sharing with manager@chinahouse.com.my...........it will help...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst cafe ever. Not attentive staffs and double standard. My first time visit was a terrible experience as they didn't help me to find seats and I was asked to move chairs by myself but in fact the staffs were not busy...More

Thank huiling_901119
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry sincerely for your bad experience- we should have been more attentive and professional. I will take this up with the staff and make sure we improve. Please let me know if you have any other comments to share. manager@chinahouse.com.my

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Chloe L
Do you have soy milk and vegan cakes?
11 December 2016|
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Response from Lou C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - Not sure personally But they did have a good range and are really lovely and could answer in a giffy if you called them.
Ronald N
Is this cafe provide halal food ?
26 October 2016|
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Response from acg1960 | Property representative |
Hi Ronald, We provide strictly pork and lard free food. Non halal because we serve alcohol in the same premise Feel free to drop us a call at +604 263 7299 should there be any further enquiry needed Many thanks
Is this restaurant opened on Mondays?
30 September 2015|
Response from Samantha J |
Yes we do open on Mondays and everyday, Our Operation Hours are: From Sunday to Thursday are from 09.00 AM till 12 Midnight AND From Friday and Saturday are from 09.00 Am till 01.00 AM (After Midnight)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 7299
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