September 6, 2019 Melaka



“Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee” is a kind of our Malaysian local Chinese Hokkien’s traditional authentic fried noodle eatery which been practised since the early 18th century, also among the delicacy selection today in Malaysia & Singapore that favourite by most of the locals and visitors, all presented by carriers on respective recipes. Here in the middle southern nation, we found and being successfully recognised among the best recommended Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee in the “Qi Yun Lou” noodle house at Malacca. Having great positive response from the market recently.

The Selangor originated Mr. Theng Tiam Chai (born 1980), was the initial founder, together with his wife Ms. Elaine Yong Choi Leng (born in Terengganu) both are the immediate recent owners of this best recommended PJ (Petaling Jaya) Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee eating house “Restoran Qi Yun Lou” running at Batu Berendam & Bukit Beruang, Malacca serving their signature hokkien noodles and other home recipe menus to the locals & visitors all under a roof. Also fully assisted by father Mr. Theng Kim Phow (China born, 1949).

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The founder Theng Tiam Chai, who at his age of 39 years old currently, all the while having interest in eatery (Hokkien Mee) & culinary been initially stepped into the f&b industry at his 16th of age in year 1996 began as a kitchen trainee touched the PJ Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee at Selangor experienced few years in the field. Then started his very simple beginning noodle stall in a chinese coffee shop (Kopitiam) at Petaling Jaya SS2, and later-on moved to Puchong, Selangor stayed another few years there.

In order to further his exposure in the career, added with the experiences & recipes on-hand and foreseeing the market opportunity in the f&b industry locally. Also wishing to have his very own noodle house enabled Tiam Chai decided then successfully established (together with wife Elaine Yong) their very first owned eating house named the “Restoran Qi Yun Lou” at Merdeka Permai, Malacca in year 2014, then another outlet at Bukit Beruang in year 2016. Finally being recognised among the best in town by the F&B E-Media for the year 2019 in the middle southern nation.

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In this Restoran Qi Yun Lou, the owners’ very first top recommended in menus surely will be their signature “PJ Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee” which most wanted by the visitors. Local-made huge-round yellow noodles commonly selected, wok-fried above flaming hot charcoal with mixtures of pork slices, prawns, veges &into black soya sauce, then stewed minutes to dry-cooked, and finally served topped with their home-fried pork lards will brings excellent nice wok-taste and tasty salted sweet Charcoal Hokkien Mee eatery that you must try when reached Malacca. Taken tipping onto their homemade sambal paste sided also to be the perfect matching here.

Secondly will be their famous “Hokkien Fried Kou Rou Bihun”, which also among the noodle house’s daily top seller favourite by the locals from the beginning. Rice-made fine noodles (Mee Hoon) commonly selected, wok-fried in home recipes mixed into veges &black soya sauce, then served sided/topped with exotic chinese braised pork belly (Kou Rou) will brings another salty sweet noodles eatery with braised belly’s smoothness bites into mouth that you will neither found the same nor better elsewhere in town.

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Another will be their special home recipe “Fried Sambal Lala”, which also like by all their customers taken sided with a plate of their hokkien mee. Local fresh Sea Lala clams selected, fresh wok-fried in minutes with the homemade sambal paste (made from 8 ingredients mixtures) will always bring the best Lala’s freshness sweet and delicious fair spicy tasty of eatery that you will never regret after tasted here.

Nonetheless, the owners’ also introduced their all time favourite recommended in side dish selection “Fermented Beancurd Crispy Roast Pork” wanted by the locals & visitors recently. Local fresh pork belly marinated overnight in their 8 recipes mixture added into fermented beancurd, then followed by deep fried into golden-yellow in colour to cooked, and finally served in cutted pieces will brings unbelievable tasty crispy bites with juicy meats texture of deep fried pork eatery that you really cannot missed when stepped into this best recognised PJ Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee noodle house “Restoran Qi Yun Lou” in the state of Malacca.



(Charcoal Hokkien Mee)

Address: (Merdeka Permai Main)

No. 2,

Jalan IKS M5,

Taman IKS Merdeka,

75350 Batu Berendam,



(Bukit Beruang Branch)

No. 692,

Jalan Bukit Melaka 1/2,

Taman Bukit Melaka,

75450 Bukit Beruang,



Business Hours: 4:00pm to 12:00am (Daily)


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