If you are an Ipohan, you’ve probably come across “Gomok” at the corner shoplot while roaming about in new town. Gomok has a round chubby dude as its mascot and oh dear does that mean that we will become “gemuk”(fat) after eating at Gomok? Gemuk or not, Gomok is a fun addition to the handful of halal cafes in Ipoh, serving Malay and Western cuisine.
Food & Desire serves some out-of-the-norm creations on top of the typical cafe menu we see in Ipoh, such as porky fries, cereal killer, chocolate fondue and Penang white laksa to name a few. It’s all porkilicious too with a good amount of items dedicated to pork, pork and pork, good for those that are looking for a little oink oink.
The Milk House Cafe on top of serving cafe food, it also serves a rarity – fresh milk, delivered daily from the origin of production. It is located in a long, narrow stretch of space between two buildings, maximizing the space which is barely 2 meters wide.
Hobo @ Ganlee & Co definitely belongs to the category of cafes that will instantly start an instagram frenzy the moment you enter. The shoplot previously occupied by the Chinese company Gan Lee & Co on Brewster Road is now hip & chic with old biscuit tins and popping colors. Continue reading
TWT stands for “Tea, Warmer, Treat” and as you have guessed it, it’s a cafe to go for meals and tea ! There’s only a handful of cafes in Ipoh that focuses on tea instead of coffee, could tea be the next hot trend amidst the craze for coffee ?
Ami Domicile Cafe that has just newly opened at Soho Ipoh has an interesting name, with “domicile” being associated with “home” – perhaps with the intention of making guests feel at home with simple atmosphere and quaint dishes.
D Fusion cafe offers a mix of Western and Japanese dishes. With “fusion” in its name, are the cuisines fused? No – just the fact that two types of cuisines are available. While there are plenty of Japanese restaurants in Ipoh, D Fusion is the first to offer simple Japanese dishes at affordable prices in a cafe setting.
Annie Music Dining & Music Cafe is located in the residential area in Ipoh, Bercham. With oldies music playing in the background, the cafe is a home-styled cafe, eclectic with the murals, Chinese paintings and the family’s living room in the same hall. Continue reading
Romeo Cafe in Ipoh has an uncommon specialty – tobacco. IN this clean-cut and no-frills space, tobacco is the main focus, while coffee and pastries complement the cafe.