Ipoh’s Top 10 Food Spots of All Time


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Kuala Lumpur, 28 January 2019 When it comes to popular destinations for local food, Ipoh has quickly moved up the bucket list for both local and tourist foodies. Beyond their famous chicken rice, hor fun and taugeh, this vibrant city is home to many culinary traditions, iconic dishes, and hidden food gems. 


Experience the taste of Ipoh in these top 10 food places along with the added convenience of an easy-to-use and secure cashless payment experience with homegrown e-wallet Boost where you can earn cashback with “Shake Rewards” after paying for each meal.

  1. Miker Padang Ipoh

A hipster looking café located at Padang Ipoh, Miker is famous for its tom yum dalam kelapa and delicious pizzas such as Crazy Meat, Crazy Cheese and Ultimate Kampung which is topped with cili padi and ikan bilis. Western options especially the lamb chop and grilled chicken cheese are said to be favoured by many.

Address: Jalan Padang, 30020 Ipoh, Perak
Business hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 5.00PM to 12.00AM. Closed on Mondays

  1. Char Kuey Teow Abang Sayang
    What you get here is no ordinary Char Kuey Teow. The stir fry noodle dish is served in a special and generous amount of gravy “Abang Sayang” style. Once you have experienced this, there is no going back to your regular char kuey teow. They also offer other varieties of food such as Nasi Ayam, Mee Hoon Soup and Satay. 

Address: No. 25, Jalan Meru Bestari A14, Medan Meru Bestari

Business hours: Open daily except Tuesdays 4.00 PM-1.00 AM.


  1. Restoran Warteg Ipoh
    Located at one of the oldest buildings in Ipoh, this modern warung offers foodies a wide selection of food inspired with Javanese flavours. Their go to dish is the noteworthy King Crab or Lobster cooked Javanese style ala shellout. On top of other fresh seafood, you can also order Nasi Uduk and their very own version of ‘kacang pol’.

Address: 73, Jalan Raja Musa Aziz, Kampung Jawa, 30300 Ipoh
Business hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 4.00 PM-1.00AM, closed on Mondays


  1. Restoran Nasi Vanggey
    Nasi Vanggey has been a food icon in Ipoh since 1955. Served with white rice and the star of the show – the juicy fried chicken along with tantalizing side dishes of your choice topped with their mouth-watering signature gravy – this is comfort food at it’s best. While outlets have opened in KL, we’d still recommend trying it at Ipoh, its hometown.


Address: 5-A Lebuh 1, Greentown Business Centre
Business hours: Open 24 hours, 7 days 


  1. Canning Dim Sum

A popular go-to for breakfast and brunch, this ultra-delicious halal Dim Sum place has over 50 delectable items for you to indulge in. One of their most popular dishes is the Lau Sa Pau oozing with 5 tasty flavours – salted egg, black sesame, lotus, chocolate and yam. 


Address: No. 1, Lebuh Cecil Rae, Taman Canning, 31400 Ipoh.

Business hours: 6.30AM-2.00PM. Closed on Wednesdays


  1. Labu Sayong Café
    This trendy café serves delectable, authentic and traditional Perak Malay cuisine that includes dishes such as Ikan Purba Kala Sayong and Rusuk Kambing Tongkat Ali. If you’re looking to satisfy your palate with a humble yet fantastic traditional Malay flavours, Labu Sayong Café is the place to visit.

Address: F2, Kompleks Silveritage Galleria, Medan Gopeng, 31350 Ipoh

Business hours: Weekdays: 10.00AM-10.00PM 

Weekends and Public Holiday Eve: 10.00AM-11.00PM


  1. Assam House
    Winning hearts for more than 26 years, Assam House has become one of the most sought after Nyonya resturants in Ipoh. Their trademark dishes include Curry Assam Fish Head and the fun Nyonya Lucky Platter both of which are a must try.

Address: 2 & 2A, Medan Gopeng 2, Jalan Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah, 31350 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.

Business hours: 11.30AM-3.00PM / 6.00PM-10.30PM


  1. Rojak dan Cendol Padang Ipoh
    For fans of rojak and cendol, some have touted this place as the best spot for rojak and cendol in the city. Any foodie is sure to relish their popular Durian and Pulut Cendol alongside with other dishes such as Rojak Pasembur, Mee Rebus and Mee Goreng.

    Address: No. 17, Jalan Tun Sambanthan 30020 Ipoh, Perak
    Business hours: 10.00AM-8.00PM
  2. Zul Yahya Steamboat
    Fans of steamboat must head over to indulge in the buffet style steamboat and BBQ at this place as they offer a wide selection of food choices either to be BBQ-ed or cooked in their tasty broths. During lunchtime, they also serve Nasi Bajet for only RM 6 with a free drink up till 5.00PM, Udang Galah Masak Lemak and Laksa Utara.

    Address: No.1, 1b, Jalan Meru Bestari A8, Bandar Meru Raya
    Business hours: Open daily from 10.00AM-12.00AM
  3. Restoran Fuziah
    Let’s not forget this very popular dish in Ipoh – Nasi Ayam. Restoran Fuziah Nasi Ayam or better known as Nasi Ayam Pasar Bulat has been a favourite among locals since 1980. Their fragrant chicken oil cooked rice and perfectly roasted chicken with crispy skin paired with a  drizzle of mildly sweet soy sauce emis a winner in every local’s heart.

Address: 78, Jalan Mustapha Al-Bakri, 30300 Ipoh
Business hours: 11.30AM-10.30PM


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