2023 Ipoh Must-Visit TOP5 Food Spots

It is quite ashamed to say that there are many delicacies in Malaysia that have not been introduced. Many people are introducing more foreign food. Today, the editor suddenly wanted to write a recommendation for the best food spots in Ipoh since I was a child. Ipoh is a gourmet paradise, with a variety of cuisines, from authentic traditional cuisines to emerging creative cuisines, all of which are mouth-watering. So I’m here to introduce to you the latest must-see TOP5 food spots in Ipoh, which are not to be missed by both locals and tourists.

1. 新元华饮食阁雪花啤酒 Cafe Sun Yoon Wah

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I would recommend Cafe Sun Yoon Wah Snow Beer, mainly because the store is located in a good environment. Imagine that you are sitting by the road, drinking a glass of ice-cold Snow Beer, coupled with a gust of evening wind, you say , isn’t it cool? Of course, in addition to Snow Beer, there are also many tourists who order food here. The signature dish of this restaurant is super delicious!

Location: 7, Jalan Bijeh Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Perak
Time : Mon – Sun : 1.00pm-12.00pm


2. 忠记兵如港口大树头炸料粉 Restoran Choong Kee “Pokok Besar”

Bingrugang’s most famous delicacy is “cheap and delicious”, and the Chung Kee fried food stall next to the foot of the big tree is indispensable. Chung Kee has been operating in Bingrugang for 25 years. The brewing ingredients are prepared according to the secret recipe handed down from the ancestors. Tofu fish is used to make the brewing ingredients. At the same time, the clear soup, curry and laksa soup bases are all freshly prepared in-house, and the taste is particularly delicious. About 20 kinds of homemade fried materials and brewed materials are provided every day, and the fried materials are fried and sold on the spot, so that diners can taste the freshest and crispy fried materials. There are fried wontons, fried beancurd skin, fried eggplant, fried pepper, fried eggplant, fried okra, fried fish cake, fried sago and so on. His fried ingredients are fresh and crisp, fresh and hot, very tempting.

Location : 1213, Jalan King, Taman Hoover, 31650 Ipoh, Perak
Time : Mon – Sun : 8.00am – 5.30pm / Wednesday : Closed


3. 怡发茶室 Kedai Kopi Yee Fatt


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Kedai Kopi Yee Fatt was once listed as “One Hundred Most Flavorful Traditional Coffee and Tea Restaurants! The ancestral curry secret recipe developed by the owner’s father-in-law has been passed down for 65 years since 1955~
Known as the best dry curry noodles by Ipoh people, in addition to the delicious Nanyang curry flavor, it is added with char siu, roasted meat and chicken, served with lemongrass, garlic, green onions and sprouts. It is fragrant and appetizing. You can also order its glutinous rice chicken with curry, which tastes very special. The unmissable traditional egg tea has a hint of sweetness (not very sweet) and its egg fragrance is really great.

Location : 39, Jalan Kampar, 31650 Ipoh, Perak
Time : Tue – Sun : 7.30am – 2.00pm / Mon : Closed


4. 天津茶室 Restoran Thean Chun

Thean Chun (天津茶室) Ipoh | 青蛙 Frog | Flickr

Restoran Thean Chun is just opposite concubine lane, and it is a tea room where many tourists come to eat. The signature here is chicken noodle and stewed egg. Chicken Shredded Sand Hor Fun is another unpretentious but delicious dish. The broth stewed with chicken bones and shrimp shells is very sweet, and the Sha Hor Fun is creamy and smooth. Stewed eggs are better than eating desserts. The slight fishy smell of eggs and the sweetness of caramel are well balanced, and the feeling of popping in your mouth is super happy!

Location : 73, Jalan Panglima, 30000 Ipoh, Perak
Time : Mon – Sun : 7:30am – 4.30pm / Thursday : Closed


德记茶餐室 Restoran Tuck Kee


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This is a well-known (time-honored) Tak Kee Fried Noodle shop in Ipoh. This time-honored fried noodle stall with a history of more than 50 years, Tak Kee is located in the same row as the famous old yellow sprout chicken.

Just like the wording on the signboard, Tak Kee specializes in noodles. Every customer must order some side dishes. Among them, the most popular ones are braised chicken feet and sweet octopus. The sweet octopus is only served with soy sauce. The seasoned boiled octopus is delicious. The must-eat here is Moonlight River. Moonlight River is actually stir-fried sand river noodles. Raw eggs are beaten on top and served, and the chopsticks are scooped and mixed. The same is the signature dish here. Super delicious and smooth.

Location : 61, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak
Time : Mon – Sun : 1.00pm – 10.30pm


Culinary Delights in Ipoh: Top 5 Must-Try Foods

Ipoh, a food lover’s paradise in Malaysia, is renowned for its diverse and flavorful culinary offerings. From aromatic white coffee to delectable pastries, this charming city offers a gastronomic experience that will leave you craving for more. If you’re planning a visit to Ipoh, make sure to try these top 5 must-try foods.

1. Chang Jiang White Coffee:

Begin your culinary journey in Ipoh with a cup of Chang Jiang White Coffee. This local specialty is celebrated for its smooth texture and robust flavor. Enjoy the distinct aroma and silky richness of this brewed coffee, made from specially selected beans and complemented with condensed milk. It’s a quintessential beverage that represents the coffee culture of Ipoh.


2. 老黄芽菜记 (Restoran Tauge Ayam Lou Wong):

地址: 49, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, Taman Jubilee, 30000 Ipoh, Perak

No Ipoh food adventure would be complete without savoring 老黄芽菜记 (Restoran Tauge Ayam Lou Wong). This iconic dish features tender poached chicken served with blanched bean sprouts and fragrant soy sauce. The combination of succulent chicken, crunchy bean sprouts, and savory sauce creates a harmonious blend of flavors that epitomizes Ipoh’s culinary heritage.


3. Nanyang Egg Tarts:

 2, Jalan Bandar Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Perak

Indulge your sweet tooth with the heavenly Nanyang Egg Tarts. These delectable pastries boast a flaky crust filled with a smooth, creamy egg custard. The perfect balance of sweetness and richness in each bite will transport you to dessert heaven. Be sure to visit the popular pastry shops in Ipoh to experience the irresistible allure of these egg tarts.

4. Dai Ji Ipoh Hor Fun:

 61, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak

Treat yourself to a bowl of Dai Ji Ipoh Hor Fun, a comforting noodle dish that showcases the essence of Ipoh’s cuisine. Silky smooth flat rice noodles are bathed in a flavorful broth and topped with tender chicken, shrimp, and mushrooms. The combination of textures and flavors in this dish will warm your heart and satisfy your cravings.

5. 怡保富山点心 (Ipoh Fu Shan Dim Sum):

 51, Jalan Leong Sin Nam, 30300 Ipoh, Perak

No trip to Ipoh is complete without experiencing the exquisite dim sum at 怡保富山点心 (Ipoh Fu Shan Dim Sum). Delight in a wide variety of bite-sized delicacies, from steamed dumplings to crispy spring rolls and fluffy buns. The skilled craftsmanship and flavorful combinations make this dim sum establishment a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Ipoh’s culinary scene is a treasure trove of flavors and culinary traditions. Whether you’re sipping on Chang Jiang White Coffee, relishing the 老黄芽菜记 (Restoran Tauge Ayam Lou Wong), or enjoying the delightful Nanyang Egg Tarts, these top 5 must-try foods will take you on a gastronomic adventure in Ipoh. Prepare your taste buds for an unforgettable experience and discover the incredible culinary delights this charming city has to offer.







174, Jalan Sultan Iskandar, Taman Jubilee, 30000 Ipoh, Perak












Kedai Makanan Loke Wooi Kee (乐会居茶室)

Adress 地址 : 26, Jalan Mustapha Al-Bakri, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak

Business Hour 营业时间 : Monday – Sunday 8.00am  – 2.00pm


Restoran Moon De Moon (滿中滿美食館)

Adress 地址 : 148, Hala Wah Keong, Taman Mirindi, 31400 Ipoh, Perak

Business Hour 营业时间 : Wednesday – Sunday 7.30am  – 1.00pm



Restoran Thean Chun (天津鸡丝河粉)

Adress 地址 : 3, Jalan Panglima, 30000 Ipoh, Perak

Business Hour 营业时间 : Monday- Sunday 7.30am  – 4.30pm (Thursday Closed)



Kafe Little Nam Yeong 小南洋鸡丝河粉

Adress 地址 : Jalan Chew Sin Onn, Taman Hoover, 31650 Ipoh, Perak

Business Hour 营业时间 : Monday- Sunday 6.30am  – 2.00pm 



Restoran Ipoh Kong Heng 光兴鸡丝河粉

Adress 地址 : 75, Jalan Bandar Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Perak

Business Hour 营业时间 : Monday- Sunday 7.00am  – 5.00pm (Thursday Closed)

怡保最好吃的加央角 : 新荣香加央角

“新榮香淡汶餅店”(Ipoh Famous Sin Eng Heong Kaya Puff)”

是一家在怡保非常著名的餐厅,以其鬆脆的加央角(Kaya Puff)而闻名。






地址: 64, Jalan Mustapha Al-Bakri, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak