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Old China Cafe

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11 Jalan Balai Polis, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
+60 3-2072 5915
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“coconut rice” (25 reviews)
“beef rendang” (37 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Jalan Balai Polis, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

We've been coming to this restaurant for the past 10 years because we love the atmosphere. The food was always great too. However, I'd have to mark it down for our most recent experience. The chicken curry was very dry, and the beef rendang was...More

Thank JazB333
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great find, we loved the decor and the menu here. We tried the Laksa and ribs. Nuggets of meat, the ribs were small but tasty. The Laksa was not like those we have had before- very heavy on the coconut and not much...More

Thank LauraEvans88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute must for anyone who enjoys Malaysian food. Fabulous quality, stupid prices and absolutely delicious. The staff are always very helpful and attentive. Combine it with the night market, 5 mins away, for a great evening.

Thank PineMonkey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Getting back to this place 10 years later was fantastic - nothing has changed! Well one thing, you now have to prepare the top hats yourself, but that only makes the food taste better. Go here for a late lunch before hitting Petaling street. Yummy!

Thank Travellingalot_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for dinner with my girlfriend, we ordered chicken rendang and beef rendang for our mains. Both tasted good, maybe less spicy than other ones we had eaten but still nice. The decor in this place is really cool and gives it an authentic Chinese...More

Thank drwols
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Great malaysian food (follow the chef's recommendations). Nice ambiance and staff. Definitely recommend it.

Thank Arnault W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Came here for lunch few days back and ordered the nasi lemak which there is nothing to shout about. Portion was small especially the ikan billis which they gave so little. Ordered the Kangkong which is average at best. Most of the more popular dishes...More

Thank dereklee91
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Dont understand why they charge the service fee, the service is so terrible ,food is just ok, nothing surprised,wont visit again, the service in icc pudu is much better even i only spent RM10

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had read a number of 'reviews' in various of the Guide Books ,all suggesting that the Old China Cafe was an authentic cafe/restaurant from the turn of the century(19th)....and so it proved in appearance...unique ,unusual, authentic. What was not expected was the standard of...More

Thank DavidR180647
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and nice atmosphere, like the fact it retains its traditional decor. Would definitely recommend the Kapitan chicken curry.

Thank caitlinmccabe2016
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Dominic P
Hi.. just want to know if there is AC at this restaurant?
13 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Jalan Balai Polis, Kuala Lumpur 50000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2072 5915
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