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153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My Penang favourite. Has several dining options, including regular cafe through to fine dining sections. Have never been disappointed. Has art spaces. Two bars, one with live music the other with a Dj. The live bar music curator knows his stuff - the bar is always standing room only, with musical choices ranging from cover bands to originals. The coffee... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Cakes, coffee and food all delicious! We had breakfast and brunch there but didn't get a chance to go for dinner. They have tapas option and wine bar. Very quirky and would definitely go back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent place for hi tea. Cakes are fabulous. Cozy place to hang out during hot weather. Life band during night.

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Very nice place, with different rooms from bar to a few restaurant settings. Menu is varied with Asian flavour. Good place to take your friends, family but also your business guests visiting Penang.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant looks fantastic but that's where it ends. The main meal we ordered was absolutely aweful and was so expensive for something of a very low standard. Also I spotted mice continuously scampering from wall to wall. We will never return to China House ever again. It ruined our evening.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Simply the best Tiramisu Cake i've had in Asia. The slice portion is huge as well! However, during my last visit, the internet is down and the staffs there are not among the friendliest. perhaps we went on a Saturday late afternoon and they were very busy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This place is the best place to find desserts. If u crazy about cakes,come here. You will find many kind of cakes. And for me, I tasted the best TIRAMISU in my life here 😍 I'm in love with the tiramisu 👌🏻

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I went there for a drink and cake with my friend, on a Sunday late morning. We had iced latte and carrot walnut cake. The place is interesting and the selection of cake and food is really nice and spoilt for choice.. the coffee was not bad. Price seems rather pricey considering the place looks very basic to maintain actually.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I had been to China House a couple of times and the food served was passable. Its varieties of cakes were mouth watering and highly recommended. Ambience moderate but the proprietor was friendly and so were the staffs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stumbled across China House whilst enroute to Armenian Street. After an hour or so of walking in the heat, we were glad to enter its cool exterior: and cool it was in both senses of the word! The interior is decorated in a quirky manner and the courtyard features some interesting art work. We shared a simplified version of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?