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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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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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Nic setting and food

The setting of tea selling, tea tasing, and restaurant serving featured tea menu is amazing. Love being here. Nice pudding and bread. Often buy tea here and enjoying lunch. They have a private space fo small gathering.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting of tea selling, tea tasing, and restaurant serving featured tea menu is amazing. Love being here. Nice pudding and bread. Often buy tea here and enjoying lunch. They have a private space fo small gathering.

Thank HandraTjhia
Ipoh, Malaysia
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I liked this teahouse. A lot of selections and freshly brewed in your presence. Serene ambience just a couple of steps away from the dusty street. Nice bolthole to relax and chat with friends in when you've eaten too much of Ipoh food.

1 Thank sychowlao
Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank kiwi4753
Ipoh, Malaysia
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank amandavibrit
Ipoh, Malaysia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

1 Thank TayJen81
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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 

1 Thank Daniel L
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159 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
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 

Thank Milky99
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

Thank Geraldine K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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.

Thank DocTrip1
Kuala Lumpur
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4 reviews
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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Restaurant Details

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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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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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