Restaurants

Top Choice Spanish in Melaka City

Salud Tapas

This tapas bar is very authentic and its inner courtyard is a cooling place to sip a sangria. It helps that the chef is Spanish and that he imports ingredients and recipes from back home; the open kitchen is a winni…
Top Choice Burgers in Melaka City

Baboon House

If gourmet burgers, such as Greek-style spicy lamb or the signature Baboon pork belly, sound like a pleasant change from tastebud-searing Indian or Peranakan cuisine, make a beeline to Baboon House for a memorable m…
Top Choice International in Melaka City

Navy Cafe

A lovely place for a scrambled egg breakfast, smoothie bowl or moreish lunch, the food at this small cafe is tops. Dishes regularly change, but stewed white fish with Japanese tofu, salmon and egg donburi and savour…
Top Choice Peranakan in Melaka City

Kocik Kitchen

This unassuming but lovely little restaurant is making waves in Melaka. Try the creamy lemak nenas prawns, swimming in fragrant coconut milk with fresh chunks of pineapple, but don't forget the lovely Nonya cendol. …
Top Choice Vegetarian in Melaka City

Veggie Planet

The emphasis is on crisp, fresh, organic ingredients and a wholesome bent that makes dining here a detox joy. It's very popular, so you may need to wait. The flavour-packed Nonya curry ramen (RM15) is superb and wor…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Melaka City

Seeds Garden

Among the spate of veggie restaurants that appear to be blooming across Melaka, this quiet and civilised nook is certainly the trendiest looking. With just two rooms, this good-looking little sanctuary is perfect fo…
Top Choice Malaysian in Melaka City

Bulldog

Specialising in Peranakan cuisine, Bulldog is a contemporary space that serves excellent food with a spicy edge. Don't miss the chilli-paste-slavered aubergine, otak otak (fish-paste patties) or the Nonya pai tee (c…
Malaysian in Melaka City

13 Hibiscus Vintage Art Cafe

For its quirky retro decor alone, which includes giant letters from an old cinema hung on the wall plus engaging street art, this weekend-only cafe is well worth a visit. It serves dishes such as nasi lemak (rice bo…
Malaysian in Melaka City

Nancy's Kitchen

The Peranakan (Nonya) cuisine here has a dedicated following, but service can be a bit curt and a wait is inevitable at weekends. However many consider it worth it for the juicy pork fried with bean curd or signatur…
Chinese in Melaka City

Low Yong Moh

Famous across Melaka for its large and well-stuffed pao (steamed pork buns; also known as bao), this place is Chinatown's biggest breakfast treat. With high ceilings, plenty of fans running and a view of Masjid Kamp…