Restaurants

Top Choice Desserts in Taiping

Ansari Famous Cendol

Creamy and sweet with generous amounts of green noodles and gula melaka (dark coconut-sugar syrup), shaved-ice desserts have been dished up at Ansari since 1940. This third-generation seller gets our vote as the bes…
European in Taiping

Triple Shot

An eclectic menu, from Malaysian kopitiam classics via fish 'n' chips to bacon bruschetta and the occasional 'paleo' option, keeps things interesting at this trendy cafe. Many of the loyal punters are here purely fo…
Food Hall in Taiping

Larut Matang Food Court

Busiest and best at lunch, this gritty court is half Chinese and half Malay. Look out for local favourite Omar's Popiah stall, where you can chomp on large rolls of crisp veggies wrapped in a wheat pancake.
Hawker in Taiping

Pusat Makanan Taman Tasik

This lakeside hawker court and coffee shop has a good selection of stalls serving dishes from curry mee (yellow noodles submerged in spicy broth) to ikan bakar (chargrilled fish) and oyster omelette.
Hawker in Taiping

Pusat Penjaja Taiping

Nasi ayam (chicken rice), laksa and fruit-festooned ice-blended drinks are served up at this bustling, great-quality food court.
Indian in Taiping

Sri Annapoorana

This no-frills restaurant offers southern Indian and Nepali dishes, including vegetarian banana-leaf specials (RM7), decent dosa (rice and lentil-flour crepes) and a sizeable self-service buffet.
Chinese in Taiping

Kedai Kopi Prima

This busy Chinese coffee shop spills out onto the street in the evenings, with several vendors selling a mix of Chinese and Malay dishes, including fish porridge and pork noodles.
Desserts in Taiping

Bismillah Cendol

Try cendol, a shaved-ice dessert laden with green pandan-leaf noodles, sugar syrup and toppings such as rice or red beans at this popular dessert stop.