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China House

153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (761 reviews)
“tiramisu” (111 reviews)
“ice cream” (20 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

There are about 2 dozens amazing cakes available for ordering. We tried only 4 and they all tasted delicious. Unfortunately, they seemed to be under staffed thus there was a bit of waiting. We cancelled our drink order as it didn't arrived even after we...More

Thank Daffy_ang
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Many thanks for your comments....and sorry about your drink timing.........we'll work on our efficiency....... Come back to see us again........and say hello.....

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We sat down for 5 minutes and nobody attend to us, not even the barista who was right opposite us- we understood that he is very busy with his drinks but he could have atleast signaled for a server to come over (and the servers...More

Thank Amelia C
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

I am sorry you had a bad experience in ChinaHouse. We spend a lot of time trying to improve the way we greet our guests and attend to them. It is an ongoing process- we are aware that some guests feel we dont get it...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Had read about this place and managed to come by for my tea break! Amazingly Long! Interesting concept, great coffee and for sure great cakes!! Lots of selections! Worth a visit!!

Thank TheVinesNBranches
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Many thanks for your comments, we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love the vibes at ChinaHouse. I went on a Saturday and it was packed but the staff was fairly helpful. We only had dessert from their large display of cakes. Everything was tasty but the tiramisu really stood out and is a definite must...More

Thank Harmini A
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

We love your comments..many many thanks

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We came across it when walking g around Georgetown! We had 2 little ones that had fallen asleep in the prams so we wanted to have some lunch. All day breakfast plus Aldo's of cakes! Nice courtyard out the back to sit in and eat!...More

Thank MattR4
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Many thanks for your lovely comments- hope to see you back soon

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Came for a celebration with family. Tried a variety of cakes, all of which were alright but not amazing. I was expecting more (in terms of dessert). The place itself was quite nice. Interesting art, quirky layout and nice feel overall. I would rather visit...More

Thank NatR277
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Many thanks for your comments we truly appreciate it. If you would care to be put onto our mailing list so we can update you with our information on music schedules please let me know on manager@chinahouse.com.my Have a great Sunday

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

You will not expect such a long building. It is very interesting to see how the house is made, succession of rooms, restaurants, courtyards... it is very nice. the food is good. We tried the Asian platter - very good, and other local food. I...More

Thank Jeremy K
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

many thanks for your honest comments. Sorry you didnt like our burger....normally it sells very well and we get good comments about it. I would be very happy to understand what the problem was with it if you wouldnt mind sharing with manager@chinahouse.com.my...........it will help...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This is the worst cafe ever. Not attentive staffs and double standard. My first time visit was a terrible experience as they didn't help me to find seats and I was asked to move chairs by myself but in fact the staffs were not busy...More

Thank huiling_901119
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Sorry sincerely for your bad experience- we should have been more attentive and professional. I will take this up with the staff and make sure we improve. Please let me know if you have any other comments to share. manager@chinahouse.com.my

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Was in Penang for 2 days and visited the restaurant twice. Both lunch and dinner. Old colonial building and with fresh new twist to the setup. Very refreshing and great place to chill. Menu selection has both western and Asian and I tried both options...More

Thank raoflatiff
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

We love you and your comments. Thankyou sincerely

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had 3 hours to kill in Georgetown between ferry arrival and flight departure. Taxi dropped us off - we loved it!. Started with the mezze plate - small serves of different tastes. Main mean was excellent. Desert to die for - a lot of...More

Thank Voyager1311
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Many thanks for your wonderful comments- we love you lots!

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LCurrier87
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 😉
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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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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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 10300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 7299
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