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153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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Ranked #73 of 460 Restaurants in George Town
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian, Asian fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Went there with my hub.. Love the place a lot. The food were average but they have a wide variety of cakes! However, the service sucks big time! I was standing near the cakes counter, looking clueless as how to order them. And a few staff just walk past, busy with their work and ignore completely. Managed to asked a... More 

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Harrogate
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

It was Christmas Day so a friend and I went to check out the mince pies. It's was quite pricy for us because we're on a backpacker budget but ok for a treat. The cakes, iced mince pie and lemon poppy seed, we're really good although very sweet! We also had some juices which were really refreshing. The service wasn't... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We found out about this place when researching on cafes in Penang. The environment was nice and cosy and the kids had fun doodling on the drawing paper while waiting for our food. Food was very good (we loved most of the dishes we ordered except the grilled meat platter which wasn't that fantastic) and the servings were generous. So... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

This was my first visit here. I had the burger with caramelised onions which was satisfactory, the fries were good. My daughter had the seasonal Turkey Bento (which she enjoyed but could not finish) which was presented in a lovely way and my other daughter had the Lamb meat balls which was very well flavoured in a very Middle Eastern... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Have come here a few times with friends and have always come away happy with the quality of the cakes/deserts that we've at China house! The quiches and pies are pretty good as well and the atmosphere at the cafe is lovely. It's a nice break from the hustle and bustle of the street and a good place to just... More 

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Prince Albert, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Certain a must to visit in Georgetown. Very nice environment, great food and good service. Love the cakes and desserts too. Possible to spend many hours chilling.

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had our lunch here. We order a Ginger Pesto Spagetti, a bento box and a rice.They were under expectation in term of taste and portion. The spaghetti has no pesto flavor and the rice is too salty. There is still room for improvement. Lunch at this place is not so wise.

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George Town, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Went there during non peak hour like 4 - 5pm..as heard that during peak the service was not good. The food was good and so as the service.

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Kuala Lumpur
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

An outstanding restaurant among the many hipster cafes in Georgetown. The selection of desserts, the design of the place that makes you wanna explore, and impressive artwork scattered throughout the place makes you appreciate the creativity that was put in to create such a unique cafe. Highly, highly recommended - even for just a peek

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Grand Casablanca Region, Morocco
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

One of the best cafe I have been, this is a certainly my favourite in Georgetown. Very nice environment and extraordinary food, a great place to visit especially in the eveving.

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Address: 153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 4-263 7299
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
Cuisine: Asian, Malaysian, Asian fusion

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