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Yum yum

#25 of 373 Restaurants in Ipoh
Certificate of Excellence
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Persiaran Greenhill, Ipoh 30450, Malaysia
+60 5-253 7686
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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94 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yum Yum is a long established restaurant and serves a subtle variety of Peranakan and Thai cuisine. We were family members but a table for 12 was found in a very crowded place, The dishes are excellent though the Gulai Tumis (Tamarind Fish Curry) was disappointing (the pomfret? was not the best). the Asam Prawns, Yum Yum Fried eggs and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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133 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This my second time to Yum Yum Restaurant in Ipoh bringing my biz associated We asked for mild spicy as: Nyonya Steam Fish RM30 Kapitan Chicken RM5.50 x2 cut Lemongrass Chicken Nyonya Prawn RM20 Sambal LadyFinger RM10 Jasmine Tea Pot RM1.40 x 4person Rice 5 person Total:RM107 Taste 4.5 Price 4.5 Service 4 Ambience 4.5 (oriental look) Location 4

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Manila, Philippines
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225 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally got to try Yum Yum... And it was really yum yum! 👍 Chicken pandan, prawn curry, kangkong belacan and lady finger w/ an awesome topping tastes great. This place is always full and the wait for our table was worth it. Mostly locals come here, so taste is authentic and great value for its portions. Can't wait for my... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Ipoh lacks good nonya food, but Yum2 offers some of the best dishes representing the peranakan cuisine. The decor is fascinating, with antiques and other interesting items on display all over the interior. The aroma that assails your nostrils when you walk in gives you a great sense of anticipation of the delicious dishes which await you. High on my... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This place was recommended to us by a local so I had good expectations for what I would get. Parking was easy and the road outside very wide (but this was a Sunday so that may have helped). We got there early and had no problem finding a table but when we had finished our meal they were full and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

My family's favourite restaurant in Ipoh for a local meal with peranakan flavour. Our favourite picks ... the appetizing curry fish head, deep fried chicken drumstick always done just right, crispy skin with tender juicy meat, tofu cubes prepared in sweet and sour sauce siamese style, minced pork omelette, brinjal and stir fried choy sum. Like its namesake, the food... More 

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Malaysia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

All of the diners got vomit / diarrhea / Tummy upset after the dinner @ Yum Yum Restaurant. Food taste was NOT up to the mark and the service was horrible from both of the boss and staff.

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Singapore, Singapore
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494 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 419 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

This is well known to folks in Ipoh but less so for tourists from out of town unless they Google TA etc. The food is good overall value for money esp if you are from the bigger cities where your pocket is deep ! We had Assam fish, Kerabu, Pandan chicken, omelette, veggies etc. All good ! I have also... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here many times in days gone by and never been disappointed. Last night demonstrated that standards had been maintained with good food and efficient service. The centerpiece of our meal was one of the restaurants well known dishes- curried fish head. It was just as it should have been tasty but not too spicy. We supported it... More 

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Letham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Had another meal in Yum Yum during one of my many visits to Ipoh. Once again another great meal with great choice. It can get a little noisy around 7.00 at night but that means it is very busy and makes it a great atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Persiaran Greenhill, Ipoh 30450, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: +60 5-253 7686

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?