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153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Leixlip, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful cafe with many rooms and gardens with beautiful paintings and decorations. If you come to Penang and not come here then you missed something magical.

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Thank Lee K
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and wide choices cakes and good ambience! Always a busy cafe. Famous for doodling.highly recommended! However staff are too busy to entertain customers. Expect to wait longer.

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Seremban, Malaysia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

nice maintain and creative decoration in the house. clean and beautiful restaurant. wonderful menu, staff are nice and give good recommendation. and also have live band at night. a good place to rest and relax after a long day walk. Must GOOOOO !!!

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Thank AA520
Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic menu, well-trained staff, marvelous interior and other solid elements to have a great breakfast, lunch, dinner or even a night out with some live music in the back.

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Thank Vince_Gogh
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the quiche, tiramisu and walnut espresso cake. Quiche was fine, but we didn't like the later two at all. The tiramisu was too moist to our liking, too much of the coffee submerged into the cake the plate was wet! Walnut espresso cake didn't taste fresh as well. The girl at the cashier was rude and unprofessional. We... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambience and good place to hangout with friends. But non smokers make sure u don't sit at the area between pool and cake display area as that's smoking area. Kids will be breathing in smoke while drawing. Price are not cheap and one person have to order minimum one drink / food.

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Thank Jewel929
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

China house was a real highlight of our trip to Penang. Great deserts and loved the live music. The art upstairs is definitely worth a visit. There a different areas to explore and i imagine it would be great any time of the day or evening.

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Thank James B
Phnom Penh, Phnum Penh, Cambodia
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful, connected series of eateries that run a whole block. The cakes are to die for. Expect to have to wait for a table at lunchtime. Great coffee too.

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Thank Michael F
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to the eatery from Royale Content Hotel, we were sure of the location, even the local family that we crossed path and sought direction, though heading to the same eatery, was not too sure but eventually we found it. The shophouse is surprisingly long by Singapore standard and the setting was nostalgic. Pizza was great. We loved... More 

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Thank YT L
Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a very unique and pleasant place with various little outlets in it. Each place has its own unique feel and vibe to it..i enjoy the canteen very much and as well as the cake house which offers such unique selection of cakes!

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Thank Danaletchumi

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
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?