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153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice place to spend some relaxing time throughout the whole day. Whether it's for lunch, a coffee, a drink or some games of pool. In weekends good live bands

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Thank 368jurriaanm
Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A visit to penang isn't complete without a stop by China House - either for a meal or just drinks and its long table heaving with luscious cakes. One of the best eateries in town with proper preparation of western, Asian and fusion cuisine. Everyone loves China House - whether you're a kid or a grandmother, an ad exec or... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite the small frontage, this place is huge, going right through between 2 streets. It has several areas to sit/ eat/ drink and also live music in the evening. I had the best beef rendang here as well as amazing cake! Would definitely recommend this if you are visiting George Town.

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Thank Emma12345678901
malaysia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Definitely a must to visit for dessert lovers. Nice ambience and good customer srevice. Located inside a prewar house.

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Thank mndyky
Penang, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is THE place for the most excellent cakes ! typical home-made recipe and the portions are good ! Food may be a bit pricey, nevertheless it is alll well worth it. Come here and enjoy the rustic heritage ambiance and chill over some cakes and coffee. There is even an air-well sitting area ! Serves wine as well. At... More 

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Thank WendyPenang_Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After feeling uncomfortable with the weather, u can sit inside, order some cake and beverage and do some drawing on the mahjong paper attached to the table.

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Thank Shuqi T
Penang Island, Malaysia
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

China House is a well known popular restaurant and bar located in the centre of George Town where local people and expats frequent. The establishment is very interesting as it is long and narrow and stretches between two streets. There is a formal restaurant that serves excellent food, and there are several smaller dining areas where one can have sacks... More 

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Thank Russell424
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very close to centre of town in a beautiful (and beautifully converted) old shophouse. "Artsy" feel, very laid back, paper tablecloths with crayons for kids and grown-ups to doodle... Good and (maybe too) extensive & varied menu of mostly Western food, with some local options. Amazing selection of cakes, freshly baked in-house. Food generally good quality although strangely the "basics"... More 

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Thank IKJW
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food at the China House was very good!!! I highly recommend saving room for dessert because all of the desserts looked amazing, but I was too full to eat any more than a Nutella donut. Which, by the way, is literally the most delicious thing I've ever eaten!!! The setup of this restaurant is also really cool. There are... More 

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Thank rzinger
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the many cafes that recently crop up due to the increase in number of tourists especially in that area. Great place to have a drink and select from the large variety of cakes. I don't fancy the coffee though. Think the beans are from a Singapore company and don't suit my taste. Should have more variety to choose... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion
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
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?