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Yeng Keng Cafe

36, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken pie” (17 reviews)
“spring rolls” (24 reviews)
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Chinese, Cafe, Asian, Malaysian
$$ - $$$
36, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a saturday evening, it was full and rather noisy, I find the food average for the price. The stuffed crab was my favorite item

Thank YunQi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch at the cafe at this colonial styled building. A good variety of western and local delights are served here. The ambience is good with pictures of Penang in days gone by. Very friendly and attentive staff too. This place is known for...More

Thank Kuru276
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to Penang during the rainy season, and when the rains got too hard we ate at the Yeng Keng's cafe instead of the restaurants in town . We weren't disappointed! The food was good and very reasonable, and the ambiance here is really...More

Thank migigawa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Better make reservation if you intend to have dinner during weekend. Chicken Chop with Mushroom sauce is a little salty to my taste bud. Mushroom soup is not thick but the garlic bread is yummy. Chicken pie is a must try. The crust is very...More

Thank janice162017
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Nice decor. We weren't sure what to order as the specialty was hainanese and Chinese food. However, looking over the menu, it reminds me more of home cooking like chap chai, jiu hoo char, winter melon ring, duck yam ring and etc. we ended up...More

Thank mkly8272
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We ran into this Hainanese Nyonya Cafe in a hurry, just because it was the first we saw in rain, not knowing a thing about this cafe. Only found out their dishes are superb, ambience is nice with live music, staff are friendly. The owner...More

Thank Strider3000
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Situated along Chulia Street...despite of being the expensive hotel...walk towards to the left and enter. It is a must to order from the mpuenu..where delicious Indian Fried Nolodles...Springrolls..Curried dishes...to wet your hungry stomachs..to your satisfaction. After dinner...walk around where bars or pubs..watering holes drinking beers...More

Thank safwangimmy
Reviewed June 23, 2017

I chose to eat at the Yeng Keng restaurant hotel 3 times during my stay across the road at Chulia Mansion. I was eager for Chinese food and a comfortable setting. I was immediately drawn to the early 20th century feel of the place and...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

It is lovely restaurant in a wonderful surrounding. The food is great serving western and dishes. The food is prepared by a local Hainanese chef. During our visit ordered a typical English dinner with chicken pie and dinner served carrot, potatoes, cauliflowers etc. The spring...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, all good. Malaysia really is a foodie destination and this spot ticks all the boxes. Really interesting choices at breakfast and snacks and meals all day long. Just one of the many great eateries in Chulia Street. Not Street level food...More

Thank Baronclog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 604-263-3177
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