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Yum yum

#23 of 402 Restaurants in Ipoh
Certificate of Excellence
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Persiaran Greenhill, Ipoh, Malaysia
+60 5-253 7686
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The go-to restaurant for my family since young. Now my hubby who's not from Ipoh loves it too. Love the Mango Kerabu, Assam Fish Head Curry and Honey Chicken. The Vietnamese Chicken is an acquired taste, I think. Too much garlic for me.

Thank domdyjam
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Yum Yum mean delicious, and this restaurant is truely carry it's name!! The pandan chicken is excellent and tasty.. Strongly recommend to try it. We ordered fish and prawn, the Nyonya cooking style is also very nice.. Overall, we are enjoying the meal and supprisingly noticed the price in this restaurant not expensive at all. Very worth the price.

Thank Eric L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Group of 15. Ordered lots of dishes to sample. All tasted good, among those that I love: pandan chicken (aromatic, tasty), basil chicken (a different version from the usual, must try), yum yum egg (kinda like fried egg with minced meat topping). We ordered about 10-12 different dishes. Service is speedy and good.

Thank Flyingbert
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stay in Kota Damansara and are fans of the branch here called Little Yum Yum (extension of the main outlet in Ipoh). Equally good food in Yum Yum with a different menu! The food is excellent with adequate portions and staff are very friendly. Definitely a recommended place if you like Nyonya food.

2 Thank Ming Hsiang L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Yum Yum is a long established restaurant and serves a subtle variety of Peranakan and Thai cuisine. We were family members but a table for 12 was found in a very crowded place, The dishes are excellent though the Gulai Tumis (Tamarind Fish Curry) was disappointing (the pomfret? was not the best). the Asam Prawns, Yum Yum Fried eggs and... More 

Thank drainoil
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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149 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This my second time to Yum Yum Restaurant in Ipoh bringing my biz associated We asked for mild spicy as: Nyonya Steam Fish RM30 Kapitan Chicken RM5.50 x2 cut Lemongrass Chicken Nyonya Prawn RM20 Sambal LadyFinger RM10 Jasmine Tea Pot RM1.40 x 4person Rice 5 person Total:RM107 Taste 4.5 Price 4.5 Service 4 Ambience 4.5 (oriental look) Location 4

Thank kirana
Manila, Philippines
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247 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Finally got to try Yum Yum... And it was really yum yum! 👍 Chicken pandan, prawn curry, kangkong belacan and lady finger w/ an awesome topping tastes great. This place is always full and the wait for our table was worth it. Mostly locals come here, so taste is authentic and great value for its portions. Can't wait for my... More 

Thank MikeCarmona
Ipoh, Malaysia
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68 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Ipoh lacks good nonya food, but Yum2 offers some of the best dishes representing the peranakan cuisine. The decor is fascinating, with antiques and other interesting items on display all over the interior. The aroma that assails your nostrils when you walk in gives you a great sense of anticipation of the delicious dishes which await you. High on my... More 

1 Thank ctme2016
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

This place was recommended to us by a local so I had good expectations for what I would get. Parking was easy and the road outside very wide (but this was a Sunday so that may have helped). We got there early and had no problem finding a table but when we had finished our meal they were full and... More 

1 Thank Alan25224
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My family's favourite restaurant in Ipoh for a local meal with peranakan flavour. Our favourite picks ... the appetizing curry fish head, deep fried chicken drumstick always done just right, crispy skin with tender juicy meat, tofu cubes prepared in sweet and sour sauce siamese style, minced pork omelette, brinjal and stir fried choy sum. Like its namesake, the food... More 

1 Thank color_me_life

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Persiaran Greenhill, Ipoh, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: +60 5-253 7686

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