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Yut Loy Coffeeshop

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Jalan Kangsar, Kuala Kangsar 33000, Malaysia
+60 5-776 6369
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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160 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok I stopped over to catch lunch after checking the web and this place was highly recommended. Firstly, this is a old school kopitiam famed for its pau and hainanese food. So we tried chicken chop and flat noodle cantonese style. Since the place is busy, had to wait for 30 minutes for it and when the food arrived, the... More 

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Thank Tonelim
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Agreed that the service is slow, but we are here for the old style kopi tiam like in the "good old days" where most people forget that pace of life is slower. The chicken chop is nice and the beef curry baos are great especially the soft bread part. We also enjoyed the iced barley with a tinge of lemongrass... More 

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Thank SeeRock H
Kuala Kangsar, Malaysia
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2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nice and tasty food. Unique recipe, abit pricey. Great man made traditional Hai Nam Pao. Famous if beef curry pao.

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Thank The_Shop_Hotel
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I have been eating there since the 1970s and the food has always been good, whatever you order. Has a very nice ambiance of a Chinese kopitiam.

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Thank azli j
Malaysia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My grandparents were born and raised in KK. I grew up living with them. Throughout my life, I have only eaten their paus. I have never eaten any other paus. There is something about the combination of the filling and the bread makes it worthy. If you were to cut it in half, you'll see how the filling (may it... More 

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Thank bahiyahmj
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

After having so many so call famous pao from various town during our road trip. I would say this is the best so far for handmade pao. The other shop is already using machine to produce their pao now a day. Yeah, old cafe...we were attended accordingly. Although food serving is rather slow but we are not in a hurry... More 

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Thank BeforeJuly
Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The concept of Hainanese "Western" food is unique to Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, where Hainanese immigrants employed as cooks by the British to replicate western cuisine. This lead to an Asian spin on dishes such as meat cutlets and such. Yes, Yut Loy has survived in a town rich in history such as Kuala Kangsar but sadly, it seems like... More 

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Thank grizzly76
Shah Alam, Malaysia
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156 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Old school roti bakar, half boiled egg washed down with local coffee. Been around since the god knows when and still maintain its quality. If you are after their famous pau.. steamed buns.. come after 2.30pm

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Thank mat_asri
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The service is very slow here although the restaurant is not full. Waited for 45 mins for a meal and most of the dishes here are finished prior to ordering. The taste is just ok and it is over rated. It is also pricey.

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Thank Chiew L
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Yut Loy in Kuala Kangsar is a throwback to the good old days of when "kopi tiam" were the norm for locals. A typical old style coffee shop with marble table tops, wooden chairs and a very nostalgic atmosphere. When we arrived at about 11am, they were making their "pau" or Chinese dumplings in the kitchen at the back of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Kangsar, Kuala Kangsar 33000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kuala Kangsar District  >  Kuala Kangsar
  • Phone Number: +60 5-776 6369

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?