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Ghee Hiang

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Quite nice tau sar piah

If you happen to be in the area, you should go and get some tau sar piah to bring home as gifts for... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
EarthlingJJ
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Singapore, Singapore
Great sesame oil

The shop is situated in a bungalow and we were lucky it was a quiet day when we visited (we were... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
LiewSL
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Lutry, Switzerland
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A local oriental pastry nearing two centuries of history. All handmade and baked fresh daily in limited quantities! Come and try this legendary souvenir from Penang today! Also selling the most fragrant sesame oil since 1856! Well-loved in every...more
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216 Jalan Macalister, George Town, Penang Island 11400, Malaysia
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I’m highly disappointed. I went to your store to buy from you and you gave me expired products. I bought on 20-oct and you gave me products that’s best before 4-oct. We trusted the brand name and didn’t check the expiry dates and these were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Redmedicine
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Me and friends made a visit to Penang and we were so happy to be able to buy Penang oldest biscuit shop Ghee Hiang. It is 163 years this year and we bought the bean biscuit and sesame oil. Shop was so pretty and staff...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nullf1
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Every state has a special food that represents the spirit of that place. Ghee Hiang is one such special pastry of Penang. There have increased their variety of products over the years. But the tar sar biscuits is still the mots popular item. But one...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jonascn
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Bought a pack of biscuits- basic pack for work place It’s not a cheap place Those that tried said nice but think it was a British response Had to throw it the birds in the end And check labels as it contained lard so not...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Parul S
gheehiang, Manager at Ghee Hiang, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Greetings from Ghee Hiang! Thank you for your patronage and for taking the time to leave us a review. We welcome your comments and hope that you give Ghee Hiang another go. Apart from our pastries, we also pride ourselves on our aromatic roasted sesame...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

If you happen to be in the area, you should go and get some tau sar piah to bring home as gifts for your friends and family. They are priced affordably. They are not "to die for" type but goes quite well with coffee and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank EarthlingJJ
gheehiang, Manager at Ghee Hiang, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Greetings from Ghee Hiang! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for your kind comments. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to your next visit to Ghee Hiang! With gratitude, Ghee Hiang Management Team

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

The shop is situated in a bungalow and we were lucky it was a quiet day when we visited (we were the only customers) as I have heard that sometimes there may be a large crowd and one would have to queue to buy and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LiewSL
gheehiang, Manager at Ghee Hiang, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Greetings from Ghee Hiang! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for the kind comments. We are extremely pleased to hear that you have continuously enjoyed our products. Comments like these gives us pride in what we do and makes...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

The shop is a bungalow lot and only sell Ghee Hiang products. No testers provided as all cookies were already nicely packed and i believed only regular customers would visit this place to get stuff as hand gift as they would come in, join the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JulieVerena
gheehiang, Manager at Ghee Hiang, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Greetings from Ghee Hiang! Thank you for visiting us. We do apologise if our pastries have fared below your expectations but we very much welcome your comments. Our business ethos is all about preserving our traditional heritage origins so our pastries are still handmade and...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Visited the Macalister outlet with a foreign friend who was interested in buying some gifts around 8:30 pm on Monday 26th February 2018. We were served by a man named Mak who was very rude and unhelpful. We asked him about the different products and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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gheehiang, Manager at Ghee Hiang, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Greetings from Ghee Hiang! Apologies for our late response. Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very sorry to hear that your visit to our outlet was not up to your standard. We have looked...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Nice store! Cozy & old school environtment. Pia cookies is delicious as this store had been made this Pia cookies for over than 160 years. They also sell good sesame oil that having so many benefit. One of places to visit when you are in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Andre_Pane
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoy having coffee and food here with nice environment. They do sell very nice pastry and biscuits. Nice place for both tourist and local.

Date of experience: December 2017
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gheehiang, Manager at Ghee Hiang, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Greetings from Ghee Hiang! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased to hear you had an enjoyable time at our boutique outlet and look forward to serving you again. With gratitude, Ghee Hiang Management Team

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