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Thean Chun

73 Jalan Bandar Timah, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good54%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork satay” (53 reviews)
“egg custard” (57 reviews)
“hor fun” (126 reviews)
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73 Jalan Bandar Timah, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chicken hor fun is over rated. Not as smooth as it claimed. Satay is good, also choice of intestine and liver satay, interesting to eat, caramel custard is very good.

Thank eunice77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its next-door twin is Kong Heng Coffee Shop. Stalwarts of Ipoh's old-world coffee shops. One can order food from either restaurants no matter where one is seating. This is the only place you will find pork-satay ... I have been eating this for over 50...More

Thank ERIC L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is almost a must-visit if you like street or hawker food when visiting Ipoh. This corner of Ipoh used to be dead zone. I was made to understand that Thean Chun Coffee Shop and its next door neighbor Kong Heng attracts so many visitors...More

Thank cclye
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to drop by this shop no matter how peak is it. Egg Custard and ho fun are the most wanted in the shop. Even white coffee are good to try as well.

Thank kwlee23200
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place has a long history and very popular with locals and tourists. Not too hygienic but service is acceptable good. The coffee is fragrant, but tinge of sourness on mid palate. The famous custard is pretty good with yummy palm sugar, but texture of...More

Thank oztrader
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rushed to pay homage on day 1 as fellow reviewers had raved about it. Unfortunately, average was the best it could muster The pork satay was bested by Melaka's offering while the Kai see Hor fan was also fairly standard fare Caramel custard next door...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love Cantonese styled dumpling. Madam Wong has other dialect style dumpling such as hokkien and nyonya. And they come in little and big sizes.

Thank florence7139
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Smooth slippery Kuay teow cooked in a very tasty broth with shredded chicken and prawn. Mustn’t miss😊 Our taxi uncle told us tt the kuay teow and Chee Cheong fun texture in Ipoh is exceptionally good due to the quality of water here.

1  Thank Tokyoholiday
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Basically three adjacent shops/cafes in the Old Town, opposite Concubine Lane. A well known food venue for generations. It is usually very crowded for people at breakfast, and more at lunch times.Good choice of hot/cold drinks. There is a good choice of different foods on...More

1  Thank Globetourist
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Regardless about the food. If you're feeling nostalgic, this kopitiam would have a piece of your memory. Enjoy a laid back meal with a cup of coffee. Quietly enjoy the place and the culture. Just like a scenery of photograph of different people from different...More

Thank alistair15
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Jaline A
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Response from kwlee23200 | Reviewed this property |
Welcome and enjoy your day. Prefer go noon time although lots of people. Evening some stall is close
16 July 2015|
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Response from LeoneSu | Reviewed this property |
From 8am to 3.15 pm. (the best time to patron the restaurant) After 3.15pm, the broth could be diluted sometimes due to overwhelming customers. (the broth is what it matters.)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Jalan Bandar Timah, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: 6052553076
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