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Thean Chun

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73 Jalan Bandar Timah, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good54%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork satay” (55 reviews)
“egg custard” (61 reviews)
“hor fun” (138 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
73 Jalan Bandar Timah, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I like the friendly staff in this coffee shop. It's the little things they do that reminds me of the warmth of the Malaysians. For eg, when I didn't order any drink, the staff served me a cup of cold water saying that drinking cold...More

Thank lucyhow
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

It actually opens till 430pm . Closes on Thursday. Nice service. friendly staff. They are located just opposite of concubine lane

Thank Juliana P
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

This is a famous restaurant in Ipoh, and you can see the popularity of the place every time you walk past. Mainly frequented by locals, which is a good sign. Tried the egg custard, which had a nice texture and flavour. Staff weren't too friendly,...More

Thank Danielle R
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Hands down this place has the best kai see hor fun I have ever eaten. As soon as my bowl of noodles arrived, I could smell the shiokness of it. Much awesome, many happiness. Only downside was that the wait was long and the absence...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I thought the chicken and bean sprouts were good...but what made the visit for me was the accompanying soup horfun served in a rich savoury prawny broth...very addictive. The other stuff we ordered from the other stalls there were rather forgettable.

Thank ivanoew
Reviewed 8 January 2018

this was a must visit on my to do list in ipoh especially since its been around since the 1950s. we ordered the sar hor fun with prawns and a side order of steamed chicken. the hor fun was not bad albeit a tad on...More

Thank zzoggie
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

An old chinese restaurant which located in front of concubine lane. Quality of food drop a lot, compared with a few years before. Price are above average & difficult to get a parking around that area

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 3 January 2018

You can find the popular Ipoh dish - shredded chicken hor fun soup (kai si hor fun) - all over the city but the best has to be the stall right at the front of Thean Chun Coffee Shop in the Old Town. The broth...More

Thank mlbk888
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had our late lunch after visiting Ho Yan Hor museum. It’s almost 4 p.m. and seems like they’re closing soon. This restaurant is a classic coffee shop, which like usual has a variety of hawkers. Famous for their ‘Kai See Hor Fun’ (Chicken Kuey...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 2 January 2018

had the egg custard and the satay as well as a noodle dish. they are decent and fulfilling. I would recommend

Thank Yuanxi Z
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22 March 2018|
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Response from lotusense | Reviewed this property |
No. There is no halal certification displayed.
Jaline A
7 December 2017|
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Response from lowhng | Reviewed this property |
For the chicken hor fun (noodles) you usually get their attention (as it's rather crowded always). If you're sited far you can proceed to stall and order and let them know roughly where you are sitting. For the rest you just... More
16 July 2015|
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Response from LeoneSu | Reviewed this property |
From 8am to 3.15 pm. (the best time to patron the restaurant) After 3.15pm, the broth could be diluted sometimes due to overwhelming customers. (the broth is what it matters.)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Jalan Bandar Timah, Ipoh 30000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: 6052553076
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