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Ng Kee Cake Shop

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61 Lebuh Cintra | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-261 2229
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We've been a regular here for the past 10 years and we would stop by this confectionery on purpose to purchase some goodies before leaving the island. Unfortunately for the past few years till this very day it had went downhill and it doesn't tastes as good as it was. Back then, pepper cookies were larger and thicker but now... More 

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Penang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Have been going to buy biscuits from this shop ever since I was young. There would be a friendly aunty to serve at the counter. My favourite would be during the mooncake festival when they sell those 'kong zai peng' (doll biscuits).

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Thank Cheryl O
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a popular biscuit shop for their egg tarts, coconut tarts and pepper biscuits. They have been in business for over a decade and most customers order boxes to take away so they do run out early. Consistency is an issue as the biscuits are hand made but they have been able to retain the great taste. Price has... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

After breakfast, we went to Ng Kee at Lebuh Cintra. At 9.30 a.m. all coconut tarts were sold out. Neither did I see any egg tarts. Egg tarts here are very popular but my fave are from Golden Gate Bakery in San Francisco. Best best best pepper biscuits. Very thin and crispy. Boxes are right angled now so it is... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

While walking around George Town we stumbled be upon this bakeshop. The owner offered me some pepper biscuits to taste, it was good so I bought just a box. We also got some triangle shaped cakes, some other pastries which we didn't get the name. When we got home, we ate the pastries and shared the pepper biscuits, they were... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Mention egg tarts and many Penangites will point you to Ng Kee on Cintra St in the old heart of George Town, it is famous for its egg tarts, puffs and pastries. I have always tried to go there at least once every trip back, but the latest trip has made me think twice about future trips. I normally go... More 

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Thank Soon Theam K
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

This pastry shop sell very nice biscuits! very traditional and not expensive the price! We love the coconut tarts too!

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Thank MayWong84
Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

As we strolled around China town in Penang, we came across this shop due to display of wide variety of local delicacies, which includes our favourite egg tarts, coconut tarts, pepper biscuits, etc. Most of their specialty delicacies are handmade and fresh. If you are touring around this area, you may want to consider sampling some egg/coconut tarts for immediate... More 

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Thank ryanteo
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

it is located by the side sim nan heng roast duck shop. this cake shop has been here more than 10 years. they are famous for the egg and coconut tarts but they also have other pasteries which you can buy. all are packed and you can take away. Quality is not consistent. since it is all handmade so you... More 

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Penang, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

This shop has been around for many years and I was a fan of its egg tarts since my childhood days. Dad would buy me 2 egg tarts after lunch at the Wen Chang Hainanese Chicken Rice shop next door every Sunday. After the sons inherited the business from the owner, quality and the taste of biscuits, moon cakes, even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Lebuh Cintra | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-261 2229

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?