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China House

153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“cakes” (761 reviews)
“tiramisu” (111 reviews)
“ice cream” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing cakes and a really cool place to chill and have drinks or tea. Great ambience. We were travelling with a toddler so wish we could have walked around more. They also provide paper and crayons which is great for entertaining children and adults alike...More

Thank NadineValdes
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful old mansion with creative new design, cake and drinks are good but a bit pricy, too crowded during holiday

Thank Sui Chan B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tiramisu cake is my personal favorite. The atmosphere of the place was pretty romantic and artistic. We have to talk about the food. The food are mostly Western food but the different is they make it with Asian spices. They combined together perfectly and created...More

Thank Mtg397
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must visit house if you ever in Georgetown. Serves delicious varieties of cakes & biscuits. The staffs are friendly and reasonable price too.

Thank tajudin65
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This cafe seems quite famous. Foreigners were coming too. Attentive service. Good coffee. Wifi available.

Thank Mei G
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. Your review is greatly appreciated and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was OK but service left a lot to be desired. There are two types of food to order. From the menu which was expensive for penang or from the table of freshly baked items. More reasonably priced but quiche didn't even come with garnish....More

Thank julesnsteve
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. We have three food outlets offering different menu options and the cake table of over 70 freshly baked items. Our prices reflect the quality of imported and local ingredients used in our dishes and the labour of love of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the cakes! We ordered 4 different once and each one of them was Yammy! The service was great too! As soon as they saw us with a baby, they brought us a high chair. Not sure why some people complain that they had...More

Thank Katrina C
acg1960, Public Relations Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse and sharing on your recent experience with us, we greatly appreciate your patience as we can be busy but we will always serve you in a friendly and efficient way. Thanks for loving the cakes and coffee, the atmosphere...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

No visit to Penang would ever be complete without a visit to this tourist mecca. Chinahouse has fine dining, cafe, wine, coffee, a bar, an art gallery, an event space and an outdoor courtyard in a uniquely LONG traditional shophouse which goes from Beach Street...More

Thank Beanoo
acg1960, Public Relations Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse and sharing on your recent experience with us on TA, we really appreciate it! Please do come back for more cakes and hope we hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not understand why is this place received such as high ratings in the first place. Service was bad. We walked in the restaurant ourselves with no greetings from waiters and waitresses. We have to walk around the restaurant looking for tables. The waitress just...More

Thank Jac L
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. Please accept our apologies for failing to meet your expectations on this visit. At ChinaHouse we have different outlets to cater for different needs. We have Kopi C, a cafe; BTB, a bistro; Vine & Single, a cocktail bar;...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driven by curiosity, we came to this cafe. It's the longest cafe in terms of the depth of the unit. And really it's damn long. We arrived shortly after they open for business so things are still being setup. There's a wide selection of cakes,...More

Thank LimHongChuan
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. We offer up to 70 cakes that are all baked inhouse using quality imported ingredients. I sorry the coldbrew was a disappointment to you. I hope you hope you come back and try something else and enjoy the music...More

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Questions & Answers
LCurrier87
August 9, 2017|
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Response from Kimber J | Reviewed this property |
Yes... but you gotta try the cakes, 30 different types served daily. And that's really amazing 😉
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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.
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 7299
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