Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Melaka City

Geographér Cafe

A swinging soundtrack of jazz and classic pop keeps the beers flowing at this traveller magnet on the corner of Jonker St. It's a well-ventilated cafe-bar, strewn with greenery and managed by helpful staff. This is …
Top Choice Coffee in Melaka City

Calanthe Art Cafe

Fancy a full-bodied Johor or classic Perak white? Sip a coffee inspired by your favourite Malaysian state at this perky place. The coffee is excellent, and it's worth dropping by simply to gaze at this temple to ret…
Top Choice Cafe in Melaka City

Daily Fix

You may have to grab a number and join fastidious Instagrammers waiting patiently for a spot in this retro-styled cafe, located behind a Chinatown souvenir shop. Most of Daily Fix's fans arrive for the impressive br…
Top Choice Bar in Melaka City

Pampas Sky Bar

The views of Melaka from the 41st floor of the Shore complex are impressive, but this bar and steakhouse restaurant goes one further with a leafy outdoor area to relax in and enjoy a cocktail or beer. If dining, it'…
Top Choice Cafe in Melaka City

Backlane Coffee

This ace chill-out space is an ideal retreat from all the tourist and karaoke craziness at this end of Jonker Walk Night Market. There's a good range of coffee, tea and other beverages as well as a tempting range of…
Cafe in Melaka City

Discovery Cafe & Guest House

Owner Bob Teng offers nearly everything that caters to travellers' needs here, from budget rooms (from RM50), bicycle and scooter rental to bus tickets, all manner of Melaka tours and cafe food. At the very least dr…
Club in Melaka City

Mixx

In a city wtih few nightclubs, Mixx dominates the scene with Paradox, a laser-lit, warehouse-style venue where international DJs spin techno and electronica; the wine bar S-19 (open 5pm to 1am Wednesday to Saturday)…
Pub in Melaka City

Me & Mrs Jones

This cosy pub is staunchly unhip and all the more enjoyable for it, especially for older visitors. At weekends there's live blues and rock, often with retired co-owner Mr Tan leading an open jam session. Relax into …
Bar in Melaka City

Reggae on the River

You'll want to grab a seat out front by the boardwalk overlooking the river to maximise what this no-nonsense waterside bolthole has to offer. Beer is inexpensive and the chilled reggae soundtrack is just what the d…
Cafe in Melaka City

Khaki Coffee

Serving superb coffee and featuring a different bean each week, this lovely cafe is tucked away out of the action. The baristas really know their stuff, enjoy their work and are super helpful. The tiramisu, creme br…