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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” (658 reviews)
“tiramisu” (114 reviews)
“salad” (28 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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101 - 110 of 1,428 reviews

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Fantastic place that keeps on giving. Must walk all the way through so you can experience all that this place has to offer. Great cakes, great live music and atmosphere in the evenings. A real gem!

Thank James R
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you for coming into ChinaHouse and writing a review on TA. We are happy you enjoyed the cakes and jazz, from Kopi C to Canteen. We hope to welcome you back.

Reviewed 3 September 2017

China House has the best cake i've ever had - hands down. The tiramisu is absolutely amazing. We came here for dinner one night - be sure to walk through the whole cafe and if you can nab a jenga set to play while you...More

1  Thank LJ9169
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for coming to China House and writing a review on TA. We greatly appreciate it and nice to know that our service team was lovely and remembered you from an earlier visit. Thanks for loving the food, the atmosphere and the team. Come...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Organise luncheon with long table gor 8 pax. Arrangement is done 1 day before. Birthday surprise to a beauty lady boss.food is so so. Staff serve us is friendly.The best is velvet cake with yummy2 creamy and moist with perfect taste..recomended for cake only. Cheers.

Thank Siti H
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for coming and we greatly appreciate your feedback. We will take note and work to improve or lunch menu. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Oh my goodness...enter at your peril!! This place is seriously wicked and can give the old witch a run for her two little wee ones! Feast your eyes on the cakes and delicacies on display, and if that doesn't appeal to you, take a walk...More

Thank kim l
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks for coming to ChinaHouse and writing such a wicked review on our sweet treats. I am sure Hansel and Gretel will find their way to us.

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Yes, the service is very slow and not well organised, but when it comes to the cake... oh lord!!! Genius! At night, the Bär serves good cocktails and there is some nice music, too.

Thank Simon R
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse, . We will work towards improving on our delivery of service. Please do come back for more cakes, cocktails and music.

Reviewed 30 August 2017

busy restaurant with a lovely ambience serving good food ( generous portions, too) and super service & a choice of 50 different cakes and desserts!... and if you are a GT lover, you must try their stylish servings from their premium gin selections.

Thank 1luvfood
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks for coming to ChinaHouse. Glad to know you loved the cakes and discovered Vine&Single for the selection of sipping spirits. Come back soon.

Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is really an awesome place from Breakfast finishing with great music and atmosphere. Great selections of cakes. Very quaint looking place. A must visit if you are into such awesome spot.

Thank ChangBoris
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks for an awesome review.

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice feel of 40's colonial environment. Mainly western cuisines with home made cakes and muffins. Price is pricey. Food quality acceptable with the kind of price. Usually crowded and reservations is recommended.

Thank JY T
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. I am glad you enjoyed the environment and hope hope to see you soon for more sweet treats.

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to come try this iconic place in Georgetown. While the place is beautiful with a nice ambiance. The staff were terrible. No concept of hospitality. They did not smile or greet us. And when we tried to get seats. They were rude and...More

Thank Derrock
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear Derrock, Thank you for coming to ChinaHouse. We appreciate your feedback and will work towards improving our service issues. I hope on your next visit we will be more hospitable.

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Still great after all this time and extremely popular. Drinks can be rather pricy though. Tip: order your cake and chill out at the adjacent bar to avoid waiting for an empty table.

Thank HSFOO
acg1960, General Manager at China House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear HSFOO, Thank you for your great review and sharing a tip with other users. Canteen is a great bar to enjoy your cakes with live music.

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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
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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