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Purple Cane Tea House

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2 Jalan Dato Tahwil Azar, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
605 253 3090
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quiet, lovely restaurant in the busiest part of Ipoh

I always love coming to eat at Purple Cane. Since many of their food is tea-infused, it feels very healthy to consume. I love their new lunch sets. They have a large variety of tea you can sample too, and all are nice. I especially love their tea puddings. I keep coming back for the green tea one.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We ate here twice on a previous visit and again ate here twice on this visit. The food is divine, varied and interesting and the staff are very pleasant. Tea is a major feature of each dish and everything we have tried on our visits was superb. The setting is lovely too, and there is a tea shop adjoining the... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I always love coming to eat at Purple Cane. Since many of their food is tea-infused, it feels very healthy to consume. I love their new lunch sets. They have a large variety of tea you can sample too, and all are nice. I especially love their tea puddings. I keep coming back for the green tea one.

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A good environment to catch up with friends. Good chinese tea and natural food without much MSG. But beware of parking nearby the area as there would be night market from 6pm until midnight. Advisable to move your vehicle from that area around 5.30pm to avoid troubles. The night market sellers would start to set up their tents around 6pm.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Purple cane is a place that is good for rest and relax.. they have 2 private room for 6pax and above with the condition of min spending of RM150 and above I suppose. I didnt get the private room.. cos there's only 3 of us.. besides the food and drink. They also sell many tea sets and related equipments for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Went there for lunch and found out that, during lunch, they only served meal in set... those ala carte order are only available for dinner. That left me a bit unhappy... Anyhow, we ordered quite a number of set; few type of chicken flavor, curry, bak kut teh, beef, plain bun etc. I would not able to distinguish any of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The food was average. For the price we paid, we could have gotten better quality food in Ipoh. The tea was worth it though. The ambience was nice except that I was bitten by many mosquitoes thus making the experience bad.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

the service was average as they forgot our drinks for a bit but the special tea dishes, from the lei cha served in a tea pot to the tea fried noodles and rice dishes are a special treat at reasonable prices.

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Good ambient and atmosphere for a quiet gathering with family and love one. Price is a bit on the high end but taste is good and unique in this quiet corner. Beware of pasar malam on saturday, parking maybe limited..

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

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