Restaurants

Top Choice Malaysian in Melaka City

Nancy's Kitchen

The mouth-watering Peranakan (Nonya) cuisine stirred up in Nancy's Kitchen lives up to local hype. Service can be curt, and a wait is inevitable at weekends, but it's worth it for the juicy pork fried with bean curd…
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 (we like the g…
Top Choice Indian in Melaka City

Selvam

This well-loved banana-leaf restaurant is excellent value, with efficient (if not always warm) staff. Generous servings of aromatic chicken biryani are eclipsed by the vegetarian offerings, in particular the Friday-…
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 Spanish in Melaka City

Salud Tapas

This sophisticated tapas bar is surprisingly authentic and its chic 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. …
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…
Peranakan in Melaka City

Amy Heritage Cuisine

Nipping at the heels of Melaka's long-time Peranakan favourite Nancy's Kitchen, Amy Heritage Cuisine dishes up sensational food in a no-frills restaurant, 1km southeast of Dutch Sq. Melt-in-the-mouth candlenut chick…
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…