Restaurants

Top Choice Malaysian in Melaka City

Nancy's Kitchen

The mouth-watering meals stirred up in this Peranakan (Nonya) restaurant are revered in Melaka and Nancy's Kitchen lives up to the hype. Local diners crowd this small restaurant, especially at weekends, their bellie…
Top Choice Spanish in Melaka City

Salud Tapas

'Small bites, big flavours' is the tag line for this sophisticated new tapas bar that really delivers. It helps that the chef is Spanish and that the ingredients and recipes are authentic. It's a lovely spot for a g…
Top Choice Peranakan in Melaka City

Kocik Kitchen

This unassuming little restaurant is hot on the heels of Melaka City's other Peranakan (Nonya) specialists; try the creamy lemak nenas prawns, swimming in fragrant coconut milk with fresh chunks of pineapple. The se…
Top Choice Pakistani in Melaka City

Pak Putra Restaurant

Scarlet tikka chickens rotate hypnotically on skewers, luring diners to this excellent Pakistani restaurant. With aromatic vegetarian dishes, seafood and piquant curries, there's no shortage of choice (try the masal…
Top Choice Malaysian in Melaka City

Bulldog

Specialising in Peranakan cuisine, Bulldog is a contemporary, monochrome-decorated space that serves its excellent food with a spicy edge that's very appealing. Don't miss the chilli-paste-slavered aubergine or the …
Top Choice Indian in Melaka City

Selvam

This classic banana-leaf restaurant is excellent value, with efficient and amiable staff. Generous servings of aromatic chicken biryani are eclipsed by the vegetarian offerings, in particular the Friday-afternoon ve…
Malaysian in Melaka City

13 Hibiscus Vintage Art Cafe

For its quirky retro decor alone, which includes the 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 simple dishes such as nasi lem…
Chinese in Melaka City

Low Yong Moh

Famous across Melaka for its large and delectably well-stuffed pao (steamed pork buns), this place is Chinatown's biggest breakfast treat. With high ceilings, plenty of fans running and a view of Masjid Kampung Klin…
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, settle in for a meal here. The setting in a time…
Desserts in Melaka City

Jonker 88

Slurp-worthy laksa and decent Peranakan fare are served up at this efficient and busy canteen. But the highlight is its cendol, which comes in a fabulous selection of flavours and toppings. This frosty dessert, a mo…