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Purple Cane Tea House

2 Jalan Dato Tahwil Azar, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
605 253 3090
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English first
Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The shop looks like a souvenir shop from outside. However, it serves some extra-ordinary good food in town, and not similar to other local Malaysian Chinese cuisin. Frankly speaking, it looks like Taiwanese. My wife and I were particularly like the Tofu (bean curb), and were told that it was home made from the original soya bean juices from Funny... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Don't be fooled by the dull exterior of this tea house. Once you walked in, the interior design was awesome. Very breezy, cooling, and cozy with a couple of trees planted on the ground. Antics tables and chairs are being used. The food was made basically, tea and it taste just perfect. The dish portion was mediocre and suitable for... More 

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Singapore
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It is aircon and open late till 10pm (last order around 9pm). Must try is the set of Four Seasons tea pudding, made of Japanese green tea, jasmine, wulong tea etc, notwithstanding that the teas are mostly Taiwanese brands. I personally would buy tea from the two remaining old tea houses - of which Leong Swee Sang Tea Merchant (36... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Can enjoy the variety of tea and sweets. Food is also all inspired from tea, and taste is so-so some of them, but sweets are almost very tasty. Can enjoy the atmosphere, and interior.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The food selection is very good and the meals are healthy, of good quality and delicious and reasonably priced. The desserts are delicious too. It is a nicely set out eating place part of a tea shop where there are all sorts of interesting items to look at. A must to eat at while in Ipoh.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I just loved this place and its people. The service was very friendly and always trying to help with choosing the right kind of tea. I was walking on a very hot day and I was adviced by some local guy to try this place out. When I entered all was so cozy and clean, the decoration so peaceful and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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97 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Visiting Purple Cane is an opportunity to savour various types of tea in a very nice ambience. After you have decided which tea you like, you can place your order for a packet to take home. Purple cane also serves some delicious local desserts.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Really imaginative (and tasty) tea-based drinks and food. Of course, you could have regular tea, but I really enjoyed the iced guava and green tea, while my wife had a delicious iced pu-er and honey. The food was also really nice. We had crispy duck, tofu with a tea-based sauce, and "boxing" chicken. The atmosphere was calm and relaxed- a... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

What a great experience here! We stumbled upon this restaurant while just walking around exploring Ipoh. We had a great meal and the service was fantastic- thank you Winnie! The tea was delightful and food was delicious- we went back the next day before leaving Ipoh. Thanks again!

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Atlanta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Charming place in the older part of Ipoh near the night market. Great tea to drink and to buy as presents. Also tasty snacks. Friendly and helpful staff. Great setting in a historic building. Would love to go back.

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Address: 2 Jalan Dato Tahwil Azar, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
Phone Number: 605 253 3090
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh

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