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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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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 2 days ago via mobile

They have various of cakes to choose. Friendly staff & nice atmosphere. Need to be more patience especially During weekend.

Thank Yayanazemi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Drinks were ok with reasonable price. Love the atmostphere here and the cake counter. They still have upper for for some shops but we didnt take a look at. They also have table with outdoor space near the end of the house.

Thank ririandchris
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just a short visit to look for the longest cafe in Penang. Place to hang out with friend. We tried the set tea break, pastiseries overall is good, tea is not served together, need to re-call , poor service. Creative deco is the plus point...More

Thank KMChen
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is really a buffet of cakes when you enter this cafe! Over 50? I can't count. I'm certain not everything is freshly made as I had one that seemed to be leftover from the day before as it was not soft anymore. I was...More

Thank PoppyPotatoe
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a late lunch at this cafe so it was not very busy I ordered a simple Mezze Platter- so no cooking was involved It took half an hour to get to my table and that was after I inquired where my meal was...More

Thank Franco S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant is broken up into many different area, which has their own theme and vibe. It's a pretty cool concept. We only came and ordered the cakes which were well displayed. I had the red velvet cake and to me it tasted just alright....More

Thank izzyk000
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the famous cafe/restaurants in Georgetown. Good environment with variety of desserts. Coffee latte come with double shoots & homemade ice cream + live band at certain day/hours.. a great restaurant to visit. Service is expected to be slowed if more customers. Pricing, slightly...More

Thank Kenny K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are about 2 dozens amazing cakes available for ordering. We tried only 4 and they all tasted delicious. Unfortunately, they seemed to be under staffed thus there was a bit of waiting. We cancelled our drink order as it didn't arrived even after we...More

Thank Daffy_ang
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your comments....and sorry about your drink timing.........we'll work on our efficiency....... Come back to see us again........and say hello.....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat down for 5 minutes and nobody attend to us, not even the barista who was right opposite us- we understood that he is very busy with his drinks but he could have atleast signaled for a server to come over (and the servers...More

Thank Amelia C
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I am sorry you had a bad experience in ChinaHouse. We spend a lot of time trying to improve the way we greet our guests and attend to them. It is an ongoing process- we are aware that some guests feel we dont get it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had read about this place and managed to come by for my tea break! Amazingly Long! Interesting concept, great coffee and for sure great cakes!! Lots of selections! Worth a visit!!

Thank TheVinesNBranches
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your comments, we hope to see you again soon

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Chloe L
Do you have soy milk and vegan cakes?
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
Is this cafe provide halal food ?
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
Is this restaurant opened on Mondays?
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
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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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