Hello, peeps! Penang is a great place to explore delicious street foods and beautiful city views. But once in a while, there’s just this lingering feeling for us to escape into somewhere new. While you might be thinking places like Taiping or Langkawi, you’ll be glad to know that Ipoh has many delicious places to explore too. Venturing into places that serve authentic breakfast, today we will be sharing 9 best spots that give you a boost in the morning.
9 Best Breakfast Spots For Morning People In Ipoh
1. Restoran New Hollywood
There’s nothing that beats a satisfying breakfast to start the day. Tucked in Jalan Lee Kwee Foh, this is a coffeehouse that offers some good old traditional coffee and authentic hawker food. Popular for its Ipoh Chee Cheong Fun that’s topped with chicken or prawns, this is a dish that many locals swear by. Furthermore, don’t forget to order their Roti Telur Goyang to pair with your cup of coffee too.
Address: Taman Canning, 31400 Ipoh, Negeri Perak.
Operating Hours: 7AM – 10PM
2. Restoran Thean Chun
Kopitiam is a great spot that gathers many hawker foods. But a place that also serves refreshing dessert? It’s got to be Thean Chun located at Jalan Bandar Timah! Consisting of stalls that sell famous Ipoh Hor Fun and Hainanese Chicken, many locals also come here for its Egg Caramel Custard. Freshly made every day and served chilled, it’s the perfect note to end your meal.
Address: 73, Jalan Bandar Timah, 31650 Ipoh, Negeri Perak.
Operating Hours: 8AM – 3PM (Closes on Thursday)
3. Nam Heong White Coffee
As one of the pioneers of Ipoh white coffee, Nam Heong is an old traditional Kopitiam that is backed with 60 years of rich history. First started in the 1930s, this place is known to be the inspiration spot behind the famous brand, Oldtown White Coffee. And if you’re looking for a coffee shop that comes with crispy toasted Kaya Toast, Dim Sum and Egg Tarts, here’s a spot for you!
Address: 2, Jalan Bandar Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak.
Operating Hours: 7AM – 5:30PM
4. Yong Suan Coffee Shop
Always has a snaking queue in front of the restaurant, you know this is a spot where you’re not going to be disappointed. And that’s the case here at Yong Suan Coffee Shop. While it has a Chinese name, this is actually a spot to savour one of the best Nasi Kandar in Ipoh. Offering a variety of curries, expect a plate of rice that’s drizzled with your favourite curry, fried chicken, salted egg and the signature chutney sambal!
Address: 2, Jalan Yang Kalsom, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Negeri Perak.
Operating Hours: 9AM – 4PM
5. Suhaimi Cafe
Next up on our list is Suhaimi Cafe. With a menu that includes both local and international food, don’t be surprised to find Italian pasta served next to a traditional Roti Bengali with Chicken Curry. Not to mention, they’re famous for their Kacang Phool too. Toasted bread that’s served with minced meat, baked beans and sunny side up, what a wonderful way to start your day!
Address: 57, Laluan Jelapang Selatan, Taman Kledang Permai, 30020 Ipoh, Negeri Perak.
Operating Hours: 7:45AM – 12PM (Closes on Tuesday)
6. Canning Dim Sum
Dim Sum anyone? Known for its bite-sized Cantonese delicacies, Canning Dim Sum is one of a few Dim Sum places in Malaysia that’s actually Muslim-friendly. Serving traditional dishes like Fried Prawn Rolls and Lava Pau, they also feature some creative ones too. From Abalone Caviar Mai to Smoked Duck Roll, expect a fun and colourful meal that’s worth many Instagram posts.
Address: 1, Lebuh Cecil Rae, Taman Canning, 31400 Ipoh, Negeri Perak.
Operating Hours: 7AM – 3:30PM (Closes on Wednesday)
7. Paris Restaurant Hakka Mee
Next on our list is Paris Restaurant that serves one of the best Hakka Mee in Ipoh. Thin rice noodle that is topped with minced meat and fresh scallions, it also comes with a serving of Yong Tau Foo soup too. Furthermore, if you’re coming with more people, fret not to order some pork meatballs to share. Featuring pieces of cuttlefish that gives a stronger umami flavour, it’s definitely worth a try!
Address: 190, Jalan Sultan Iskandar, Taman Jubilee, 31650 Ipoh, Negeri Perak.
Operating Hours: 7AM – 11:30AM
8. Dai Shu Geok Big Tree Foot
Looking for a quick, cheap and delicious breakfast spot to start a busy day? Head over to Dai Shu Geok Big Tree Foot and you’ll be spoiled with a wide selection of food. Famous for their Yong Tau Fu, what makes this place so special is that they serve it with Assam Laksa and Curry Mee. And if there is a word of advice from us, then it’s got to be to get there early!
Address: 1206, Jalan King, Taman Hoover, 31650 Ipoh, Negeri Perak.
Operating Hours: 8:30AM – 5:30PM
9. Salmah Kopitiam
If there is a spot that serves really good Kacang Pool, then it has got to be at Salmah Kopitiam. Freshly toasted bread that’s slightly charred on the outside but still fluffy soft on the inside, the sauce on the side is the main highlight of this dish. Consisting of broad beans, minced meat and onion, it’s further topped with a sunny side up too. Oh and don’t forget to give their unique Teh Ais a try. It’s something worth an Instagram story!
Address: 92, Jalan Raja Musa Mahadi, Taman Hillview, 31350 Ipoh, Negeri Perak.
Operating Hours: 8AM – 2:30PM (Closes on Monday)
Are You Ready For A Food Trip To Ipoh?
And that’s it! We’ve come to an end for our list of ‘9 Best Breakfast Spots That You Have To Visit When You’re In Ipoh’! We hope you’ve enjoyed reading and that it’ll be a helpful guide to those who are traveling to Ipoh soon! Otherwise, save up this list for your next trip! Anyways, we hope everyone stays safe and see you in the next post!
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