Nam Heong White Coffee
A popular coffee shop at Ipoh Old Town. The customer crave for their freshly baked egg tarts, dim sum, white coffee, toasted bread with home made kaya and char koay teow. Portion served are generous and the price is reasonable as well. An ideal place for morning breakfast. Popular among the locals.
This is the flagship store for Nam Heong Restaurants. A must try for all the excellent local hawker food. Shout out Loud for the coffee serve here at this restaurant, you will be back for more.
“(Halal) There is no illegal substance used in the cooking. Its catchy nickname was given by the locals to describe this 'nasi kandar ayam merah' selling in Yong Suan coffee shop. They say the rice is so delicious that it could be as addictive as 'ganja' (aka cannabis or marijuana).”
Place of Worship
“Sam Poh Tong is a famous cave temple located in Gunung Rapat, about 5km south of Ipoh. It is said to be the biggest cave temple in the country, and is an impressive work of art with various statues of Buddha interspersed among the stalactites and stalagmites. The present temple facade dates back to the 1950s and a stiff climb of 246 steps will lead you to an open cave with an excellent view of Ipoh and its surroundings. Other attractions at the temple include a beautiful Japanese pond full of Japanese carps and tortoises, which are a symbols of longevity. Within the temple, visitors can discover the artistic works of man and nature. History and Nature Is Preserved in Sam Poh Tong Caves.”
“Recommended place to eat for breakfast with family in the morning. Foo San DimSum also can be considered however some reviews that it is slight expensive and services has been downgraded. 8 KM from homestay location”
“The irresistible Kaya puffs are freshly prepared from the oven everyday. Walk there and get some in the early morning to avoid long queue and disappointment. ”
“Local and visiting foodies scramble to this legendary Ipoh food stall, which has been serving fresh, warm, silky bean-curd pudding (tau fu fah) since 1952. Get the full experience by ordering an ice-cold soy milk, too, either plain or with strips of grass jelly. The shop closes when its signature curd runs out. Don't be deterred by the queues; the owners operate with machine-like efficiency (and their rhythmic curd-scooping and serving is a marvel to behold). Drive Trough Service available where the owner will walk up to the car and get their orders.”