Old China Cafe

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 6 publications
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6 expert recommendations



Step through the battered wooden swing doors at this restaurant–cum–antiques shop for a meal that's served with a generous portion of history. Full review →


Frommer's 34

This humble cafe, located in a semi-decrepit shophouse on the edge of Chinatown, has surprisingly good food. Full review →


Insight Guides

Eating here is a little like dining in a museum as the walls are lined with photos and memorabilia of the local Chinese laundryman’s association. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Housed in an old guild hall of a laundry association, this restaurant captures some of the charm of old KL with its high walls covered with bric-a-brac, and round marbletop tables. Full review →


Rough Guide Tick Star

Must-trys include classic dishes such as pie tee, fried shredded vegetables served in crispy pastry cups; itek tim, duck soup; babi pong teh, soy pork cooked with preserved soybeans.


Time Out

Highlights include the fish head curry, devil curry chicken and an outstanding (we don’t use this word lightly) beef rendang. Full review →

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