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153-155 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-263 7299
09:00 - 01:00
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Fri - Sun 09:00 - 02:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This place is the best place to find desserts. If u crazy about cakes,come here. You will find many kind of cakes. And for me, I tasted the best TIRAMISU in my life here 😍 I'm in love with the tiramisu 👌🏻

Thank Vonnce
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I went there for a drink and cake with my friend, on a Sunday late morning. We had iced latte and carrot walnut cake. The place is interesting and the selection of cake and food is really nice and spoilt for choice.. the coffee was not bad. Price seems rather pricey considering the place looks very basic to maintain actually.... More 

Thank Mastura H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I had been to China House a couple of times and the food served was passable. Its varieties of cakes were mouth watering and highly recommended. Ambience moderate but the proprietor was friendly and so were the staffs.

Thank Sophia C
Melbourne, Australia
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119 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stumbled across China House whilst enroute to Armenian Street. After an hour or so of walking in the heat, we were glad to enter its cool exterior: and cool it was in both senses of the word! The interior is decorated in a quirky manner and the courtyard features some interesting art work. We shared a simplified version of... More 

Thank karen2558
Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

A stylish and hip place to be. Really enjoyed the environment and the decor. Loved the live band on a Saturday afternoon. Would surely come back.

Thank Mhnchoi23
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Nice deco, but pricey drinks, compare to other restaurants . But they have this alcoholic milkshake that is very interesting!

Thank Jeslynho
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

When to china house for a tea break. Order lychee lime drinks and 3 piece of cakes: sticky toffee (the upper later is a bit too sweet), chocolate cake (I forget the full name but nothing special with the cake) and apple raisin cake (normal taste and nothing special). Sticky toffee and apple raisin cakes consists of alcohol. The environment... More 

Thank Phuah T
Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The place was quite packed when my partner and I got there. We had to wait a while for seats to be available. But you'll be wow-ed by the HUGE variety of cakes that are available!! One long table of it!! Too many to choose from but too little people to try it all out! Grab a few more friends... More 

Thank MissyEvilyn
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place is forever pack. I went there twice to finally get a sit. Wide selection of cake that looks really interesting. Taste is just ok- not good not bad. Going there for once will do.

1 Thank lowtzuting
Penang Island, Malaysia
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

There is so many great things about this place.. The spotlight is of course always on its cake. Do try out its ridiculously famous tiramisu, but don't miss out other cakes as well! Have a look at their impressive display of cakes, I am sure you would stand there for 5 minutes and still don't know what to choose! (hint:... More 

Thank lwluen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 02:00
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?