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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%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (636 reviews)
“tiramisu” (107 reviews)
“cheese cake” (14 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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141 - 150 of 1,381 reviews

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Was in Penang for 2 days and visited the restaurant twice. Both lunch and dinner. Old colonial building and with fresh new twist to the setup. Very refreshing and great place to chill. Menu selection has both western and Asian and I tried both options...More

Thank raoflatiff
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

We love you and your comments. Thankyou sincerely

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We had 3 hours to kill in Georgetown between ferry arrival and flight departure. Taxi dropped us off - we loved it!. Started with the mezze plate - small serves of different tastes. Main mean was excellent. Desert to die for - a lot of...More

Thank Voyager1311
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Many thanks for your wonderful comments- we love you lots!

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

It has a wide range selection of cakes. They have awesome customer service. The moment you step into China House, you'll feel welcomed by the people and the place itself. It is a good place for kids as they provide crayons to draw on the...More

Thank Nadra A
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Many thanks for your lovely comments- it means a lot. We Love you!!

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Had lunch with my elderly parents and young kids. - I make a reservation and had my lunch there at 1:30pm - service was ok, we did not wait long. I suppose most patrons were done with lunch and were having desserts .. but they...More

Thank kevinfw
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

many thanks for your honest comments about our drinks and food. We appreciate all comments our guests make. Hope you get the chance to visit again. I'll test again the spaghetti just to ensure its the way we expect it to be........have a great sunday

Reviewed 2 June 2017

China House has a really fun and 'young' atmosphere. It consists of several sections, an indoor restaurant, area where you can eat desserts, a wine bar, an outdoor small pool... a great set-up! Never seen that before. We went there twice during our stay in...More

Thank Nienke M
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Many thanks for your kind comments- we love you.!

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The service here was a bit slow but the food made up for it. We had some of the local curries and they were lovely. Then we had 4 big slices of cake which were fantastic, the salted caramel cheesecake is a must! There are...More

Thank optimisticBeth
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Many thanks for your kind comments about our food- we are working on our service standards..........and hope to improve with lots of effort from everyone on board

Reviewed 30 May 2017

China House is a really big cafe (at least by a Singaporean's standard). The physical space comprises at least 3 sections, 2 indoor ones with differing decors and an outdoor area. Customers can be entertained by doodling on the drawing papers lining the tables with...More

Thank unicon95
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Many thanks for your comments. Sorry you feel we are expensive- we do use only the best ingredients and prices of food are getting higher all the time. I assure you we dont put our prices up in line with price hikes though...............hopefully we will...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

We came here for a late lunch and had a delightful salad, very fresh with a mixture of sweet and sour, embraced with an abundance of fresh sweet pomegranate seeds. The salad was large enough to share and not expensive. They also served alcohol and...More

Thank Bernice D
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Many thanks for your comments- we appreciate your time taken...please do come back soon

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The place is truly beautiful. They have a huge selection of tasty cakes (50+), live music and put efforts in almost every detail. Only the allowed smoking is not acceptable at all.

Thank porkbear
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Went to the China House Restaurant with my family they thought we had probably had enough rice noodles etc and would like a fix of western type food we were not disappointed there was plenty of different types of food on the menu and both...More

Thank sidhols
acg1960, Owner at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Many thanks for your kind comments- we love you!

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Questions & Answers
LCurrier87
9 August 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
11 December 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
25 October 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, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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