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China House

153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (734 reviews)
“tiramisu” (105 reviews)
“ice cream” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting restaurant in an interesting building in the middle of Georgetown. Good food, very scrumptious desserts. Service can be a bit slow and watch out for the mosquitoes, need to apply lots of mossy repellent. Worth a visit and return visits when you're in penang.

Thank veronica a
Reviewed 3 days ago

The first time we went to China House several months ago we had to wait quite a while to get a table. Service and food weren't much to shout about but surely there was a great selection of cakes to choose from, if you have...More

Thank Foodie480B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here last in 2015 on a Saturday and had a great time with live music; this time it was a Wednesday for dessert. Sadly this time disappointed. We had a chocolate meringue cake (meringue was stale), chocolate coconut cake (tasted awful), lemon poppyseed cake...More

Thank BornVivant
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kudos for the great hospitality, service and ambience however the quality of cakes have declined over the years. The coffee could be better as well my family find it really mild, milk temperature is too high where you could taste a slight burnt. Overall good...More

Thank Deon Nicholas L... S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They had huge range of cakes. We tried the tiramisu & salted caramel cheese cake recommended by the staff. The portion were huge. We could not finish them. The cakes were nice. Wish we had more space to try all the other cakes. We had...More

Thank Eilin K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there with my family. We truly enjoyed the cozy ambience and also I must recommend their cakes! Red velvet has always been my personal fav and Chinahouse did not let me down. Their pies are scrumptious too. Kids love their smoothies and pizza. Heritage...More

Thank aisyahalee
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been here many times (7x). Dont come on Saturdays/Sundays or public holidays, unless you want a super packed location with stressed, unfriendly staff and queue up to +1h. This place grew too fast too big. I normally like this place, not only because...More

Thank GirlinShanghai
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I always love to come here when I visit Penang. The cafe is so vintage and artsy. Nice place to hangout with friends and family. Beach street bakery is a must to try here and my favourite is their Tiramisu.

Thank Kamalmo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has a very interesting concept and it's worth a visit. The cafe is great cos it offers a wide selection of cakes and they are reasonable priced. The rum and raisins cake was great. The alcoholic drinks/section were disappointing though. The mojito I...More

Thank HazeSingapore
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such a variety of cakes. Great breakfast and beautiful and delicious cakes. Perfect after dinner for tea and sweets.

Thank wendy s
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Chloe L
December 11, 2016|
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Response from Lou C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - Not sure personally But they did have a good range and are really lovely and could answer in a giffy if you called them.
Ronald N
October 25, 2016|
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Response from acg1960 | Property representative |
Hi Ronald, We provide strictly pork and lard free food. Non halal because we serve alcohol in the same premise Feel free to drop us a call at +604 263 7299 should there be any further enquiry needed Many thanks
September 30, 2015|
Response from Samantha J |
Yes we do open on Mondays and everyday, Our Operation Hours are: From Sunday to Thursday are from 09.00 AM till 12 Midnight AND From Friday and Saturday are from 09.00 Am till 01.00 AM (After Midnight)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 7299
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