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China House

153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“cakes” (680 reviews)
“tiramisu” (117 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

I had an afternoon coffee and dessert here in January 2018. It was very good and the place itself is very nice. They have a wide selection of desserts which all looked very good. I ended choosing the salt caramel cheesecake which was very tasty....More

Thank Nomad_AAA
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Superbe location,quite hidden from the street.we dined twice at the restaurant and the food was perfect.good Australian Cabernet and local Penang bier. We had also breakfast there:food was top,service so so:I had to stand up and ask to be served,all the staff were busy having...More

Thank zyrylla
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Surely this place can satisfy your sugar cravings in so many ways. Their cakes are best tasting. Prices are just reasonable. Not only sweets but you can order meals but I recommend their cakes. If you want to relax while having some drinks, head over...More

Thank n0n0y26
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Set in an old heritage building, this restaurant serves the largest variety of mouthwatering cakes I have seen.

Thank TravelEaDrink_Repeat
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited here early time, just right after the cafe opened, so it was not so crowded and I could relax well. You will be surprised how many cakes they have, which looks all amazing! (Of course an orange pound cake which I ordered was...More

Thank Naolate
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. We are happy that you arrived early and could relax before the busy period. We are happy to know you will visit us again.

Reviewed 3 days ago

After almost every uber and grab driver I had told me I must visit China House I made a special visit. It really is a unique cafe with great ambience and character. First I walked around checking out the art. The gift shop sadly was...More

Thank Esther B
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. We apologies the shop was not open on your visit as the sales assistant may have gone downstairs to settle a payment for another customer. We hope you will be back for more cakes and coffee.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place has everything. A stunning display of cakes and other delicacies, which you can enjoy with a cup of tea, coffee or juice. Go upstairs for their latest art installation and gift shop. At the back is their bar with live music from 5pm....More

Thank ElektraDarvall
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for coming to ChinaHouse. Your review is greatly appreciated and hope to see you soon for more drinks, food, art & music.

Reviewed 6 days ago

First of all, as others have noted, the building is lovely and they've done a great job renovating the space. Their cakes are also really tasty, which makes it a shame that their service is so poor. It isn't clear how customers order food and...More

Thank sydneygirl2018
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for coming and your feedback is appreciated and will work with the team to be more customer focused.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a drink in the little bar that was really good and nice atmosphere. We liked so much that we went back the next day for the breakfast which was really good. There's a shop upstairs which sells really cool products. There's live music most...More

Thank Anne-sophie09
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. Your feedback is really appreciated and we will work harder to get things right.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place and went every night we were in Penang. A long hall with music on one end, art upstairs and numerous tables, a side bar, a wall of board games to play and ENDLESS DESSERTS to enjoy. The staff is so fun...More

Thank fitzberger56
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for coming and we really appreciate your feedback on staff, food and games at ChinaHouse. Comeback soon.

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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, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
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 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 7299
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