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73 Jalan Bandar Timah, Ipoh, Malaysia
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English first
Ipoh, Malaysia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

on a weekend or holidays it will be crowded with outstation ppl if can avoid so much the better. Don't eat the satay (Chinese owner) they reuse the peanut gravies - they used back the same gravy bowls just top up n serve to another customer. 😂😂😂😭😭😭

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135 reviews 135 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Getting a parking space and a table at 8.30am (on a weekday) was not a problem at all. We understood why when we were told Kai See Hor Fun was not available until about 10am or so. Thumbs up for the egg custard that was sweet and velvety soft. My husband also enjoyed the chee cheong fun as it was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The chicken ho fun is good standard, however, one must prepare to wait for a long time, up to 90 minutes during peak lunch hours. I find that there are many other stalls comparable to this one but much better service. The owner of the stall is so rude and will ask you to leave if you ask questions such... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is our must eat item every time we visit Ipoh. The soup is tasty and the flat noodles are smooth. The caramel custards are yummy too!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Their signature Chicken Hor Fun noodles and egg custard is just heavenly, the best I have eaten so far. The egg custard is a little too sweet for my liking, but you can really taste the eggs that went into it, so it was well worth the long wait for a table. Be prepared to wait about 15 minutes for... More 

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Kinta District, Malaysia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

"Chee Cheong Fun" (flat noddle with sweet + chilly + mushroom gravy) sold by the old uncle was my preference. Other food offered are the pork "satay"(skewered barbecue meat) but will be a bit heavy for breakfast, chicken shreaded soup noodle and "liew fun"(mixed fish ball noodle). One can try their popular custard sold too, but is on the sweet... More 

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Paris, France
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A local legend that has been around for ages. The old man is still at it despite his age and his sons are running the show for the most part. Traditions that has been passed onto the next generation? Yes please. Here's the good: - The pulled chicken Hor Fun noodle has always been and continues to be as good... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The rating of 5/5 is given based on its caramel egg pudding which was fragrant and smooth! Service was also prompt. My wife and I were lucky to find a vacant table in the well-patronised coffee shop (which was a common experience for all commendable coffeeshops that carry signature food). Takeaway will be charged at RM0.20 more.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Its a must go place to enjoy the authentic ipoh local food. Most recommended is the kuey teow soup . The kuey teow is very smooth and fine in texture . Egg pudding is the second food to be recommended. Thumbs up for all the food in thean chun!!

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Kuala Lumpur
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136 reviews 136 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Thean Chun is a typical old school Chinese coffee shop similar to many others that you may find around Ipoh and other states throughout Malaysia. So, a coffee shop like this is a pretty common but welcome sight. And, because of the boom in this area offering quaint little shop and accommodation, cafes, street arts, a mini museum, etc., this... More 

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Address: 73 Jalan Bandar Timah, Ipoh, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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