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“Nice atmosphere, wine bar and cake but lousy food!”
Review of China House

China House
Ranked #2 of 35 Dessert in George Town
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Sorry to say that I found the food very tasteless and bland. Apart from that the atmosphere and the dessert were nice.

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

When we walked in and saw all of the deserts, we knew we were in danger of spending too much time at the China House. Expat friends recommended that we go here and we did....several times. The meals and desserts were always beat our expectations. After staying in Penang for 3 weeks we even had a small cocktail party at our hotel (1881) and asked Alison to plan some appetizers - she quickly pulled together a plan with mezze and meatballs for that evening. We were very pleased and the food was gobbled up with glee. Regarding the structure of the building and another reviewers comment about need for improvement. WRONG! This place has such character....don't change anything!

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Thank OregonianSumatra
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

A relative living in Penang recommended China House to us, after the reviews here I was hesitant to go, nevertheless we were there today and it was wonderful! The cakes were perfect, as were the scones and beef pie. The service was great and the ambience was divine. The building itself is fascinating and restored with loving care. Highly recommended!

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Thank Margaret-Ann C
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Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Wide selection of cake to choose. However, it needs better display. Also, atmosphere can be further improved especially on the outdoor section of the restaurant. (Lots of mosquito at night)

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Thank Kim Hin P
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Reviewed October 4, 2013

There are dozens of desserts to choose from on the table!Liitterally! The Apple, Walnuts, Raisins and Rhum Tart was absolutely delish! On Fr & Sat they have bands playing all kind of music. When we came it was jazzy. Also the venue is really cool...a very long heritage house! Must see!

Thank River78
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