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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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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sun 09:00 - 02:00
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Frankfurt, Germany
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One could spend the whole day ... or more, here! This is the perfect place for casual hanging-out, people-watching, chit-chatting, blogging, you name it. You can find inspiration and be creative, or indulge quietly on your own, share a piece with your special friend or bring all your relatives. At China House, one finds any cake you could ever dream... More 

Thank vanjahellborg
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a place we visited twice during our stay here! The complex itself it a work of art, and houses multiple art pieces on the 2nd level in addition to a retail outlet. The 1st level is dedicated to various food service outlets. The best food here has got to be the cakes. We were floored by the unassuming... More 

Thank PWHJeremiah
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

China house is located in small Road with various drinks good place for hang out in the night time !! They have live brand music, the best places for hang out if you need to Liste music and drinks don't miss!

Thank Araiwa T
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled in one of the more quiet streets, this amazing cafe stretches for about 400 feet in length! Choose different sections and rooms that decorated in different themes to dine in. they have quite the selection of cakes and food, for those who need alcohol, fret not, there is a bar. The food is alright, but the cakes are pretty... More 

Thank CharlotteFongJL
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cakes were great. We tried the salted caramel macchiato cheesecake and lumberjack. Service was great too with friendly staffs 😊

Thank Aznita N
Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful selection of cakes. My husband and I also went to eat here for Dinner and the food was also great. I had the seabass which came with a delicious salsa dressing and my husband had the meatballs which were apparently yummy!

Thank helenfann1
Singapore, Singapore
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84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit & eat delicious cake! We had never seen such a large choice of cakes and the choice was tough! Everything we had was delicious. They also serve salads and a few dishes. There is also a bar with live bands for the evening. Pretty crowded during day time

Thank Mfqt
Level Contributor
31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has really good desserts meanwhile for the main cours dosent suits me and my wife.Can pay avisit to see for your self.Highly recomemdet for desserts

Thank Gabriel G
larnaca, cyprus
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128 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe/restaurant was just great, probably my favorite place in Penang. We went for lunch and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The cake selection was the best I have even seen. We were a party of four we didn't have Malaysian food but everything was yummy. We ordered one beer, two lime juices and water our total bill was 208... More 

Thank Andria A
Hastings, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

China house seems pretty famous on Penang - a couple of blogs had mentioned it and a local recommended it to us (though now I genuinely wonder if she was working on commission as she was a local tour guide). The layout of the place and the way to order was a bit confusing but that can be part of... More 

Thank Joanna T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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?