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153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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09:00 - 01:00
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Berlin, Germany
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank porkbear
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 the English and the Malaysians were happy

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Thank sidhols
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67 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This cafe is quite unique. Offers paper on the tables so you can draw on it with crayons. Spent quite some time waiting for the food. The cakes were good except the carrot cake that we ordered. Was quite terrible. The tiramisu we ordered was really good. Prices are quite reasonable as well.

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Thank Sasori Y
Bengaluru, India
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

China house is really a big house which stretches from one lane to the next. They have live performances, an art gallery and antiques shop, cafe, bar, and even a "fine dining area". The food is slightly on the pricey side, and we thought it was tasty, but nothing exceptional. We found the portion of grilled fish not at all... More 

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Thank SFA83
Singapore
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Coffee is good & cake choices aplenty. Good vibes environment to chill. Be it family friends or business.

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Thank Amy T
Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

China House is a great place if you like to eat and doodle with friends. They have a great selection of food which is moderately priced but the experience is worth it. Their cakes are very nice, if you intend to get the best ones perhaps opt for a chilled cake as some of the counter cakes can be quite... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One could spend the whole day ... or more, here! This is the perfect place for casual hanging-out, people-watching, chit-chatting, blogging, you name it. You can find inspiration and be creative, or indulge quietly on your own, share a piece with your special friend or bring all your relatives. At China House, one finds any cake you could ever dream... More 

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Thank vanjahellborg
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place we visited twice during our stay here! The complex itself it a work of art, and houses multiple art pieces on the 2nd level in addition to a retail outlet. The 1st level is dedicated to various food service outlets. The best food here has got to be the cakes. We were floored by the unassuming... More 

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Thank PWHJeremiah
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

China house is located in small Road with various drinks good place for hang out in the night time !! They have live brand music, the best places for hang out if you need to Liste music and drinks don't miss!

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Thank Araiwa T
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nestled in one of the more quiet streets, this amazing cafe stretches for about 400 feet in length! Choose different sections and rooms that decorated in different themes to dine in. they have quite the selection of cakes and food, for those who need alcohol, fret not, there is a bar. The food is alright, but the cakes are pretty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
09:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 01:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 7299

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?