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China House Restaurant

153-155 Lebuh Pantai | Georgetown, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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Ranked #64 of 411 restaurants in Georgetown
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian, Asian fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Alternate Name BTB
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Alternate Name BTB
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This building has many, many restaurants and bars located in the length of the building. I went to Canteen for a few drinks, it had which had live music and a nice ambiance. The next day we went to the Kopi C Espresso cafe at the other end of the building just to get out of the humidity. My boyfriend... More

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Read on it's Facebook page that it is pet friendly. So I took my pooch with few friends to have dinner there. We were sitting in the courtyard. Lots of mosquitoes and very hot. One staff gave a fright to my pooch with his sudden and vigorous moves. Few others jumped when they saw him. Probably not expecting pets to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great place! Fine dining was great, order the curry platter for good selection of local dishes. Wine list is very good and fairly priced. Cake shop in middle is their draw, stunning choices and all extremely good. Then off to wine bar in middle or music bar in back. Spend an hour or a whole night there. Very good quality... More

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London
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I loved the China House- a collection of cafés, bars, shops and arts centre with music and theatre gigs. Great food, funky relaxed atmosphere, good bar, lots to stimulate the curious, as well as the thirsty or hungry. especially interested to learn about the dog rescue centre .langkawilassie , doing such wonderful work...... please,consider supporting them . All this plus... More

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Georgetown, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I'm a diabetic and when I start into hypoglycemia getting some food becomes more important than 'what' and 'where'. And so it was I stumbled upon China House. First impressions were good, nice decor, nice ambience then reality set in. It was difficult to tell staff from customers, there didn't appear to be any dress code or uniforms so we... More

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My partner and I came there for tea.We had their almond lemon syrup cake and their choc hazelnut torte with a pot of lemon ginger mint tea.Love their cakes!The selection was amazing.Wish I could try every single one.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Couldn't help go at least once a day whilst in Penang for 6 days whether it was for the delicious cakes or for drinks and live tunes - definitely a must!

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Carrara, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is the best array of cakes I saw in Georgetown last week - the lime slice was delicious and the ambience of this cafe was great. Definitely worth a visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I think this is the best cafe/restaurant/apartment/live band/bar/art gallery all roll in one. The place is so big that they specially segment each area to suit different crowd. Also, they are known for their huge varieties of desserts, best find from all over Malaysia!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We actually only came across this little hidden gem through friends of ours, who are from there and decided to take us on a late night dessert splurge. Apart from it being a completely different restaurant/ experience, what came next I didn't expect. The dessert buffet.... I was standing there for I'm not sure how long debating of what to... More

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