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Old China Cafe

11 Jalan Balai Polis, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
+60 3-2072 5915
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“coconut rice” (27 reviews)
“beef rendang” (38 reviews)
“nyonya dishes” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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LOCATION
11 Jalan Balai Polis, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 442 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the setting of this restaurant, but more importantly the food was excellent. We had perfectly cooked seabass accompanied by two veg dishes and two rice with a couple of fresh juices and it came to less than RM 100. In my opinion this...More

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t know if I’d go back but interesting place. Looks like it hasn’t changed in 30 years. Food was decent. A little on the pricey side for Chinese food in KL.

Thank EclecticTastes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think I’ve been visiting Old China Cafe for about 10 years now. I visit every time I’m in KL, and that is at least once a year. It has been my favourite restaurant in the world in years past. In recent years the service...More

1  Thank Steve K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit restaurant cause they keep the old style of the renovation. Make me recall my grandfather's & grandmother's house. Food is everage and price is reasonable.

Thank Eugene G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I saw in KL review that this restaurant is beautiful and contemporary. So i walked so far to be there. When I arrived, there is nobody welcome me so i find a table to sit and wait them, 3mins for a menu and 5mins for...More

Thank nicechan d
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

One of the things high up on my list to do in KL/Malaysia was to find the best Beef Rendang. I think I succeeded with the Old China Café. It really was superb. So much so that I went back a second time during my...More

Thank LeeWils0n
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After asking so many times for malay food (not indian or chinese), in the hostel they recomend us this place. The food was nice specially the blue pea rice and the laksa. Great price too

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I really enjoyed my meal here in this gorgeously decorated restaurant. The waiter we had was not very friendly. But that is ok. Will visit again and hope restaurant is always here.

Thank tomkate
Reviewed 2 October 2017

You could imagine a scene of Indiana Jones being shot in here. It has a decayed charm and atmosphere that has come by chance and not by an interior designer. Given the speed of development in Kuala Lumpur I cannot believe it is going to...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We currently live in KL and have been trying to find good restaurants to recommend to our friends. Using tripadvisor, this was one to try. We had an awful first visit, but we wanted to give the restaurant the benefit of the doubt, considering the...More

2  Thank Todd1507
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Jalan Balai Polis, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2072 5915
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