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Kek Seng Cafe

383 Jalan Penang | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good63%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“ice kacang” (22 reviews)
“popiah” (12 reviews)
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Asian, Malaysian, Chinese, Cafe
383 Jalan Penang | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed May 8, 2017

one time hot spot now on decline because of shift in people traffic moving to other mordern parts of the city.

Thank Francis R
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Came here for a late lunch as the place we wanted to go was closed. Began with the ice kachang which was most welcome after walking in the sun. Tried a number of dishes; found that the lor bak & cha kway teow was good....More

Thank smkow
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This coffee shop is more than 100 yrs old must eat food from the lor bak stall especially the lor bak and prawn fritter. the ice kachang with durian ice cream is very nice. we even ordered the durian ice cream separately. tried their kaya...More

Thank notfussy2012
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

This place is famous for its ice kacang which has nice durian ice cream. It has a few good stalls which serves delicious Penang Hawker fare.

Thank Minato86
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Try thier well know durian ice cream ice kanchang. The rich creamy taste texture and the mouth watering asam laksa was a kill. The ambience and outlook of the coffee shop wasn't that appealing as we can see the old furniture bringing back the glory...More

Thank Isaac L
Reviewed January 8, 2017

We had just found out that the very good chicken rice stall in this cafe is now run by different people. After trying the new chicken rice, we were very disappointed. The rice was not as fragrant as the old one, the chicken meat was...More

Thank wintermelon
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a cafe where you can choose several favorite street food dishes to eat namely char kuay tiew, lor bak, chicken rice, and ice kacang. We tried most of the dishes and found the chicken rice the most delicious. The durian ice kachang is...More

Thank Tat_Tatchai
Reviewed December 4, 2016

just enjoyed the various penang hawker foods like char kway tiaw, Lobak, Popiah and also the delicious kway tiaw soup .. and as dessert we got ice kacang with durian ice cream .. super yummy !

Thank Blesslink
Reviewed November 30, 2016

We love anything durian, so we can't resist the colourful ice kacang topped with durian ice cream. Not the best durian ice cream I have had, but delectable considering the low price tag.

Thank nlaykhim
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Our favourite place for brunch. The lobal stall here run by a youngish aunty has the best prawn fritters. The light and crispy batter studded with fresh white shrimps is highly addictive. The lobak or five-spice meat rolls are flavourful, succulent and…addictive too. Don't care...More

Thank allset2g0
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 383 Jalan Penang | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
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