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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” (678 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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LOCATION
153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Mei G
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

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

Reviewed September 14, 2017 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 September 14, 2017

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 September 13, 2017 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 September 13, 2017

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 September 12, 2017

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 September 13, 2017

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 September 11, 2017

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 September 14, 2017

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 September 8, 2017 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 September 9, 2017

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

Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

The exhibitions are beautiful. The food is good. The staff was incredible. Go with one of the featured cakes, don't just act like a crazed chocoholic and ignore all the warning signs. It wasn't good. But apparently the other cakes are.

Thank lunaward
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. We greatly appreciate your feedback and will review the quality of the chocolate we are currently using. Come back and enjoy more cakes!

Reviewed September 7, 2017

We have eaten here many times over the years even had a wedding party here when we were married at the the E&O after a photo shoot the property is amazing however on this occasion we ordered the sea bass as it one of my...More

2  Thank daisycake23
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2017

Thank you for returning to ChinaHouse. I do apologies we did not meet your expectations on this visit. We appreciate your feedback and will take corrective steps to resolve the issues mentioned. I do hope you will return to give us another chance to serve...More

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Love the many cake choices! May be a long queue or wait time but it's worth the wait. They have very interesting drinks too. A must not miss cafe if you go to Penang.

Thank Win N
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thank you for coming into ChinaHouse. We love you for loving our cakes.

Reviewed September 6, 2017

The place never fail me every time I go. Expect crowd and some waiting time as it is always full of people all the time. The tiramisu is superb. The Canteen will have live band performance from time to time. You may check it from...More

Thank lpy912
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thank you for your review, we greatly appreciate your patience as we can be busy but we will always serve you in a friendly and efficient way. Check out FB page on Canteen at ChinaHouse for up to date information on bands playing at ChinaHouse.

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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
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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 10300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 7299
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