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Yum yum

#28 of 362 Restaurants in Ipoh
Certificate of Excellence
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Persiaran Greenhill, Ipoh 30450, Malaysia
+60 5-253 7686
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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 

1 Thank ctme2016
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 

1 Thank Alan25224
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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 

Thank color_me_life
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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.

Thank bibibiboo
Singapore, Singapore
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457 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 415 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 

Thank Highadventurer
Ipoh, Malaysia
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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 

1 Thank Ian A
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.

1 Thank Graham B
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We had family dinner, the place was busy: thats a good sign meaning there is good food. We were not disappointed with our order and friendly service. Favorite dish was the steamed ginger and lime fish, honey tofu and Thai salad. Kangkung veg.. We cleared all the food. The name of the restaurant fits it... Yum yum will have you... More 

Thank Munyaradzi C
Damansara, Malaysia
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming here for 10 plus years now! Really good take on nyonya chinese cuisine! Comfortable but can get quite crowded so prepare :) Try the pandan chicken and their fish head curry!

Thank Keigan L
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Visited Yum Yum for dinner in Dec 15. We had the assam fish, vegetables, prawns and tofu. Every dish was very well prepared and tasted delicious. They were also very reasonably priced. Do come early if you have no reservations. We were early (reached about 5 plus). By the time we finished our dinner (about 7 plus), the restaurant was... More 

Thank Ahmeng

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Chinese
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?