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Kimberly Street Koay Chiap

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Kimberly Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Singapore, Singapore
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64 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were late and the koay chap was sold out. So we tried the duck porridge. I believe it comes with the same ingredients as the koay chiap but with porridge instead. The herbal soup is flavorful but the best part is the duck meat. It is very tender. I don't eat the organs so I had to pick out... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the Duck Kway Chap from the cart on Kimberley Street and it was fantastic! Huge portion with lots of Chinese duck meat braised in rich 5-spice and herb stock, with homemade hand-cut rice noodles, topped with fried garlic, parsley, and chili sauce on the side. We asked for no offal. One of my favourite meals! It will fill... More 

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Thank mustardbj
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This street stall was crowded even on the evening of a week day. Managed to get a table at the corridor just behind the stall. Service was fast, and the meal delicious - not too salty, and the koay chap soup was very well flavoured. Campbell Street is definitely a good place to sample street food in Penang. Can't miss... More 

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Thank LainaNg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The soup tasted very good, full of herbs and garlic. The price is a bit on the high side but with the amount of duck meat, it definitely worth it. A good place to go if you like Koay Chap.

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Thank Sam L
Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taste : Very Good Hygiene : Average (Preparing the food on the street) Seating Cleanliness : Average (may be due to high turnover per table) Price : A bit expensive for a street food Portion : Was told that the portion become smaller Tax : 6% Tax

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Thank VinceYeoh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't eat duck organ, please avoid this. I personally doesn't like organ (of any animal) so when this served, I am squeezing my eyebrows because it cuts into so small that I cannot take them out. Anyway the tastes is good, especially the porridge because me and my wife don't like the taste to be that great. Is... More 

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Thank Ivon S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Koay Chiap is one of the best I tasted (P/S its hard to find good koay chiap this days). I will definitely visit the shop every time i visit penang. Price is also reasonable.

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Thank Seng S
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Slurping down a hot bowl of duck broth with chewy kway chap and generous servings of soy-braised duck & pork innards is an indescribable experience especially on a rainy night. Not for the cholesterol-challenged!

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Thank SGPTaiTai
Parit Raja, Johor, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I have been to several places around these region and i have tasted kway chap from various places. The one we normally encounter are full of pork and the broth are much heavier in herbs and spices, while lighter in saltiness. This is the first time i have encounter the duck kway chap, and it is particularly in this Kimberley... More 

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Thank Martinyaw
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

First, this stall open only about 5-6pm. So don't try to go and have breakfast or lunch. Pesonally, I think this is the best duck kway chap I ever tried. There is rice and porridge options which I never tried but i think the standard is same. They are very generous with the portions, the kway is soft and smooth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kimberly Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town

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