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The Lonely Crab At Crab House, Ipoh

MEETING UP...  Three of my friends from the Klang valley came up to Ipoh for a day trip.  Main purpose is to eat and buy till come what may! I only got to see them around 3pm cos I went up to Penang with my kids for the weekend.  We had to hurry back so that we could have dinner with my friends.  

By the time I saw them, my friends had already 3 meals in their tummies.  They went for the famous chicken koay teow in Pulau Sembilan shop, Hakka noodles along Jalan Iskandar Shah and a bit of this and that, endless food snacks in Ipoh.  Last destination was with me, asking me to book a table in The Crab House.  I made the reservation at 5.30pm without giving my name, not sure my fault or the restaurant's fault cos she never asked!  

Reached there at the exact timing and the staff kept asking me for name... alamak!  Obviously, the lady who spoke to me did not write anything and after some ding-dong from this table to that table, we finally had a place cos the next diners would be coming at 7.30pm.  That means we have to shoot off before that time.... and in the midst of ordering, we were only given ONE crab to be shared among the 5 of us!  Why only ONE miserable crab...... ???  We did not ask the fella, no point, it was served already... obviously, with one crab, we could vacate our seats earlier... if more crabs, we would be taking a longer time to enjoy and that would defeat their purpose.

Since my friends were not that hungry, we just ordered these..... 
Appetizing dish.... 
Okra with 4 angles beans plus sotong/squid... .
Sourish plus sweet... 
Next comes the beancurd... 
Impressive presentation.... 
Followed by fried rice... 
Not bad.. got the Wok Hei fragrance.... 
And lastly, the Lonely Crab... 
Quite big but definitely not enough for 5 people!
I just took a claw... fresh flesh... 
Left us craving for more...
But when we saw the bill, it was RM207....
Should we come back again?
One crab itself was around RM120,,,
Well.... what can we say..
After all, it is The Crab House...

Comments

  1. Crab is VERY expensive. Should give two crabs, one claw each...but that will make it all the more expensive. Oh! 5 of you!!! Aiyor!!! Cannot lor like that! LOL!!! Food sure looks good.

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  2. Those people did not have it together at all!!!

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  3. luckily I m not a crab fan....I don't mind people eating my share...

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  4. Too mafan to eat crabs though I love to eat them. What a day, no name so didn't write your reservation, then only allow 5 of you to have one crab. Really palm face!

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  5. The crab looked quite big.

    I love how all the food are served on a special platter.

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  6. One crab RM120, imagine if order more crabs. Pengsan!

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  7. For crabs, i only dabao home, too messy to eat outside.

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