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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” (665 reviews)
“tiramisu” (115 reviews)
“salad” (26 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The outlet has a nice ambience to chill out. You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to cakes. Shop is approx. 120meters long and smoking is allowed inside. Staff lacks knowledge when it comes to payment by oversea credit cards. As I came...More

Thank leerockz
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. I do hope you enjoyed the cakes. We accept all credit cards from different countries, generally most will require a pin number but some still accept a signature. Our apologies for the inconvenience caused but hope you will back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the place. The environment but not the price. It cost RM8 for a can of coke? I had tiramisu but not nice at all. The cakes price is so-so but not the taste. So it's popular because it viral. Not because of the...More

Thank Shuhadatulain Z
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and I do hope we will have the opportunity to serve you better.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this cafe was recommended. it is an amazing place with a huge variety of cakes. most of the cakes are place in the open on a long table top, some are covered, others not. it was impossible to decide even after looking through them. finally...More

Thank renee6764
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we are training a new service team to get things right. I do hope we will have the opportunity to serve you better.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Less in quality , affordability, taste, service , attitude and knowledge ! Had a few main dishes from the Menu and some cakes displayed very attractively ( Instagram approved ) but do not be fooled by the look ! The Beef Rendang fried rice cost...More

Thank Steve Y
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. We do apologies we did not meet your expectations on your recent visit. Your comments are noted. We hope you will give us the opportunity to serve you better.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's worth a visit. I had a craving for a burger after some time in Asia and it was small and brilliant. Would come again. Great staff

Thank Martin S
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse and writing a super review which is greatly appreciated. Hope to see again you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a cup of coffee. The service was slow. We have to ask for the waiter to make order and to send us a bill (waited 10min also no one entertaining us). At the end we have to make our own payment over the...More

Thank Kwan W
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. We will try to serve you better on your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t understand why people rate so high about this cafe only because it is long? I have been there for two times for tasting the cake and a cup of coffee. They are ok but pricey, anyway please do not try other food other than...More

Thank Connie C
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. Our price reflect on the quality imported ingredients we use in our products. We have regular locals whom have been coming to us since opening and we are always very grateful of their continual support.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From outside, the cafe looks small but it is veeeeryyy long (LOL). Inside image is vintage. They give you paper and crayons to draw something for display later. Various cakes and mouth watering delicacies are displayed. I can't help wowing the display (coz I love...More

Thank LennyRK
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. Hope you will be back for more heavenly desserts.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coolest bar in town for coffee, fusion snacks (try the Indian Pizza or Indian tacos), drinks and cakes. Probably best know for its cakes! (Try the pistachio slice) 😀 Fantastic service from all staff - five star all round 👍🏾especially the lady in the bar...More

Thank Mr_T_MK
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse and writing such a nice review which is greatly appreciated. We hope you will be back soon .

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When my wife received her order there were two long, nasty looking hairs sticking out of her food. It was sickening. The waiter was unconcerned and said he would reorder the plate. She asked for something else but he said it had to be the...More

2  Thank Scott O
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse and for bringing the incident to our attention. We apologies for the way it was handled by the server on that day. We have investigated and corrective training have taken place. Once again our apologies and hope you will...More

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LCurrier87
10 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
26 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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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