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China House

153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (629 reviews)
“tiramisu” (110 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
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Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having Tiramisu at late night at this restaurant is not regrettable at all. Its so yummy until today i remembered it. So many choices of cakes and food offered by China House. You need to be early to get a sit otherwise you need to...More

Thank shaqKualaLumpur
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I visited this cafe/restaurant on two occasions, the environment is very pleasant, it is said to be the longest cafe in Malaysia and, therefore, has a number of distinct sitting areas. On our first visit we had coffee and cakes and I...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Restaurant, Bar, Artcafé - whatever you feel up to do a wonderful place to stay! Famous as well for a huge variety of sweets and cakes. The walls full of pictures-so even you plan to visit China House alone you will never stay bored. Friendly...More

Thank lovetoenjoylive
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely overwhelmed by the extensive list of cakes. Had three types of cakes and all were good. Saw many reviews about having bad service. Our waiters/waitresses were friendly. However, service was a bit slow. Took them quite some time to serve drinks and cakes, hence...More

Thank Xue E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just one word can describe... their cakes are so delicious and worth it!!!👍🏻 Their food represented Malaysia with the combination of western style😱

Thank Wen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must-go place whenever we hit Penang. There are a number of establishments serving food and drink in this very long shopcomplex just off the Armenian St wall mural but we always end up spending 10 minutes choosing which cakes to sample with our coffee...More

Thank PeggieMalaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going to live music venues and this place is one of the best. I saw 4 different groups here ranging from contemporary jazz to present day music. The musicians are extraordinary. The untapped talent is unbelievable. I would highly recommend a night out...More

Thank paulwK6999DW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a few coffees from Latte Mocca Cappuccino to Ice-Blended . Coffee is not robust enough and the milk is unable to stand alone. There are an array of cakes, crepes and other confectioneries to choose from. Not a kind of place to for...More

Thank shangyibernardd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told to try this out by our uber driver who had listen to me talking about my craving for a 'proper sandwich', doorstop bread and good filling! I've been travelling for 2 months and just craved a simple sandwich. I was not disappointed,...More

Thank Georgina W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always make it a point to stop by China House when I'm in Penang, but a recent visit with friends was disappointing. While most of the staff were friendly, service was really slow in terms of ordering and getting the bill. Food was OK...More

Thank ShangHighlands
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse and your loyal support. I do apologies that the team did not react quickly to your observation. We do take the problem of any pest seriously and have maintained a strict health, safety & hygiene program to combat this...More

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Questions & Answers
10 August 2017|
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Response from Kimber J | Reviewed this property |
Yes... but you gotta try the cakes, 30 different types served daily. And that's really amazing 😉
Chloe L
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
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
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 7299
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