Old China Cafe – When Chinese Meets Malay

Old China Cafe is located in the heart of Chinatown, where mainly occupied by Myanmarian. Since 1920, this cafe restaurant serves a combination of Chinese and Malay food, which are now commonly referred as Southeast Asian cuisine. Featuring a setting of antiques lamps, old mirrors and vintage furnitures, it reflects the old days of China and also delivers unique delicacies.

The hot salad with radish and cuttlefish is deliciously served with fresh lettuce leaves and spicy sambal chili paste.

The pineapple curry with jumbo shrimps are also made to great hotness, which is perfect to go with the naturally blue dyed coconut rice.

The ordinary looking fried omelette has retained slightly undercook, filled with a mixed crunch of shredded veggies which however does not significantly show a taste of pickled shrimp.

Finally, a love or hate ending of durian flesh has been made better with a spoonful of coconut cream.

Simple ingredients, basic home cooking, are the shoutouts here.

Kafe Old China Restaurant & Antique Gallery

Old China Cafe’s Menu

Ju Hu Char
Shredded cuttlefish salad served with sambal belachan chili paste
沙葛魷魚絲

Lemak Nenas Prawn
Prawns cooked in a rich, spicy coconut gravy with pineapple
椰奶鳳梨蝦

Coconut Rice
Rice cooked with coconut cream & tinged natural blue with essence of pea-flower
藍花飯

Cincalok Omelette
Omelette flavoured with pickled shrimp, specialty of Malacca
咸蝦籽醬煎蛋

Santan Durian
A rich custard of fresh durian with cream
榴槤飄香

Old China Cafe
Address: No. 11, Jalan Balai Polis, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Telephone: +603 2072 5915
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 11:30-23:00
Website: http://www.oldchina.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/oldchina.my

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s