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China House

153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (734 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a very interesting concept and it's worth a visit. The cafe is great cos it offers a wide selection of cakes and they are reasonable priced. The rum and raisins cake was great. The alcoholic drinks/section were disappointing though. The mojito I...More

Thank HazeSingapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a variety of cakes. Great breakfast and beautiful and delicious cakes. Perfect after dinner for tea and sweets.

Thank wendy s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has lots of personality It's a restaurant, a bar, a coffee shop, a gallery, a music bar A hip trendy spot Good choice of food including western style But the best thing is the cakes, don't miss out Visit

Thank Bmwmusic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a little bit more expensive but the cake, oh my god! We had a salted caramel cheesecake and I'm normally very particular about my cakes but this one was the best I've tried in my life. I haven't been at night time but the...More

Thank Sharon-Nijmegen
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your recommendation!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a good shot of caffeine, this is a solid option. They take their selection of beans and coffee making serious, which is reflected in a quality espresso. Also tried a piece of cake (bakery in same building) which was not really...More

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

Thanks for your honest comments.............Chaos should be good, but we know we have to work on our service levels sometimes- so thanks for giving us constructive feedback

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm writing this 3 months after visiting and I can still taste the perfectly cooked fish - with the extraordinarily delicate sauce and the crunchy skin. The desert table I tried to photograph but couldn't do it justice - a long table of beautiful homemade...More

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

Thanks for your comments- we love you !!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for dinner, and the place was over-flowing already. It's a rather longish place, looks very unassuming, but serves great food and cakes and is a big hit among tourists and locals alike. We had the Penang laksha with grilled chicken that was...More

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

Many thanks for your great comments- we love you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Place looks tired though tables and cakes have some appeal and staff pleasant. I found the portions meagre for the price and menu bland and somewhat pedestrian.

Thank 412brucei
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comments, sorry ChinaHouse obviously wasnt the right place for you...........we appreicate your honesty though

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique place located in an old house. Lots of antique decor in the restaurnt. Has combination of formal dining room to informal seating. Food is quite good serving western fare. Cake lovers beware as there is a large range of cakes available. Weekends they have...More

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

Many thanks for your comments- we love you

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a light lunch with friends and a cold beer. The salads are so fresh and tasty and of course the beer is great. Love the atmosphere and if you have a sweet tooth, check out the cakes!! Evening entertainment, a la carte dinners, catch...More

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

We thankyou for your patronage and your comments.........we love you

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Questions & Answers
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.
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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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Lorrainepatriciatodd
30 September 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
09:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 01:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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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