• Address

    32 Jalan Larut
    10050 Georgetown
    Penang
  • Opening hour

    11:30AM - 2:30PM, 5:30PM - 11:30PM
  • Contact number

    604- 227 5155
  • Price / Fee

    [1 year ago]
    Deep Fried Bean Curd Sheet (RM4) ‧ Special Chicken Hot Pot small (RM49) ‧ Thinly sliced Beef (RM12) ‧ [Green Plate] Sze Chuan Noodles (RM4) ‧ [Red Plate] Lobster Balls (RM5) ‧ [Red Plate] Sweet Potato Noodles (RM5) ‧ [White Plate] Home-made Fish Balls (RM7)
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kenhuntfood.com
  • 2 years ago

Ji Bao Wang (鸡煲王) @ Georgetown, Penang.

It's hard to miss Ji Bao Wang (鸡煲王), not only does the strategic location (at the corner of Larut Road to Hutton Lane and Burmah Road, next to KFC Larut Road or opposite to Hotel Royal Penang) gives the restaurant an edge in exposure, the playful-catchy banner that says "我要叫鸡" has caught a lot of attention as well (shall not be translated into English). As the tagline may suggest, the place specializes in serving various types of Chicken Hot Pot but the signature dish here is the Sze Chuan-influenced Chicken Hot Pot. The dining concept is somewhat interesting- diners will be served a ready-to-eat Chicken Hot Pot, hot soup will then be added when you are done. It then becomes Steamboat and diners may now adjourn to the display fridges to pick up the preferred ingredients to be added to the soup (prices vary according to the colors of the plates). The interior decor is modern and chic but with a touch of China Chinese flair. Price points are high but the quality is less-satisfying, the authenticity is missing (lackluster service and below-par quality, pretty disappointing). Ironically, we then found out that this place is a sister restaurant to Chong Qing Steamboat (at Kelawei Road).
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