Friday, March 14, 2014

Old Town Kopitiam At M Boutique Hotel, Ipoh

Long lunch hour today... Elin and I were undecided where to go for our lunch. Both of us were not very hungry and secondly, the weather was really discouraging. We wanted something light and at the same time, the place must be cooling and nice. :) After some suggestions, both of us agreed to go to Old Town Kopitiam at M Boutique Hotel.
M Boutique Hotel or is it M Hotel Boutique?
The reception/lobby reminded me of those chinese medicine shops
during the Ching/Quan /Dynasty as shown in TVB series...
(I guess I've seen too much Astro these days!)
I didn't take any pictures of the reception, not so comfortable doing so...
But I did ask about the rates though...
For standard room, it is around RM200 inclusive of breakfast for two..
Not too bad... 
Government rates is around RM160.... 
We proceeded to the Old Town Kopithiam...
 Once seated, we were requested to order our drinks first...
As for the food, Elin was busy browsing through the menu...
Both of us ordered our Honey Lemon Ice drink... 
It was so quenching and nice especially during such hot humid weather...
I wanted something light... so I ordered Laksa  RM9,90
And Elin ordered a Banana French Toast RM7.90
Just look at my laksa bowl!  So enormous, right?
Really worth the price cos I just love it!
Not too sour... not too spicy.. thick with sardine...
And in such a cooling place, I don't mind paying a bit more...
Definitely will come by here again for the Laksa again!

23 comments:

  1. Cool, i think its okay for that portion and the environment, wouldn't mind to try of course :)

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    1. This is the first time I tasted laksa in kopitiam..

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  2. eih, how come never show us the lobby of the hotel, let me look at how chinese medicine shop they are mah, haha.. hmmm?? you only had a bowl of laksa and the drinks?? no dessert for you, MEH?? hahaha~~ :p

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    1. The concept of the lobby looks like it.. with all the small drawers on the wall... aiyoh, I dare not take la cos I am not a guest...

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  3. Light lunch both of you have. Due to humid & hazy weather, no appetite to eat???...but that glass of quenching Honey Lemon ice drinks sure smoothing your throat.

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    1. Yeah, I was very thirsty then... so refreshing ...

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  4. The spelling of kopitiam is different. Is this the same Old Town franchise outlet? If it is, no, thank you...

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    1. I have edited the spelling.. :) Yes, same but I think different cooks..

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  5. Rm200 for two, the rate is not bad duh!!!

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  6. How come I didn't notice it when I was driving around old town back in cny.

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    1. Not in old town la.. you wont know the way one..

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  7. I don't remember seeing any banana french toast in our Old Town menu in KL.. Ok maybe got but macam tak perasan pulak.. These few days we didn't go out for lunch coz so hazy, nobody wanted to drive.. So either we bring food from home or tapau from downstairs canteen..

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    1. Yes, I feel this kopitiam a bit different from the rest.. very crowded... I think the food menu is different too...

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  8. I think there's quite a lot of boutique hotel at Ipoh, no?

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  9. I have been to old town kopitiam a long time ago but have not tried their laksa mee. Next time I eat there, I will remember thia laksa and order it to try. What a nice hotel. Now I know where I can stay when I am in Ipoh. Thanks Claire.

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    1. I dont think all kopitiams have laksa.. this one is a bit special..

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  10. I have been to old town kopitiam a long time ago but did not order laksa before. I will try the laksa the next time I go to old town kopitiam. Thanks Claire.

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  11. Hello! Thanks for dropping by M Boutique! For your information Oldtown at our place is Malaysia's first OLDTOWN WHITE COFFEE GRAND! :)

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    1. No wonder it is different from others! :)

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