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Eateries in Melaka Worth Trying

Eateries that are worth checking out here in Melaka.

Eateries that are worth checking out here in Melaka.


Melaka is known for their historical story and remarks, so there will be a lot of walking there. From taking pictures in A’ Famosa heritage city to shopping in Jonker Walk night market, surely it will take a lot of energy and food from your stomach. How about refilling those food in your stomach from this list of heavenly eateries? Here are some of the eateries in Melaka that are worth checking out!

1. Perhentian Kuih Kampong (GPS: Perhentian Kuih Kampong)

Foodhunting in Perhentian Kuih Kampong.

Perhentian Kuih Kampong is a must-visit food stall, which serves various traditional Malaysian kuih (bite-sized snacks) like kuih keria, buah melaka, and seri muka. You can either eat kuih as dessert, or as the main course.This place is located at 202, Ujong Pasir, Melaka and is open from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

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2. Melantak Steak Hub (GPS: Melantak Steak Hub)

One of the menu in this restaurant (Image credit: Melantak Steak Hub’s Facebook page)

Are you a steak lover looking for the right place that serves up satiating steak? Then look no further than Melantak Steak Hub. Melantak is a colloquial Malay word meaning ‘to shove down the throat’. This is because at the steakhouse, diners tend to eat to their hearts’ content until their stomachs becomes full, hence living up to its name. Serving a Western style far, Melantak Steak Hub serves various types of food such as Wagyu Steak, Spaghetti, and more. The prices here are affordable and the food comes in generous portion.

Operating hours: 12:30 p.m. – 12:00 midnight (closed on Wednesdays)

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3. Restoran Sup Lembu Tangkak (GPS: Restoran Sup Lembu Tangkak)

A full-bowl of beef noodle (Image credit: Sup Lembu Tangkak’s Facebook page)

Thinking of beef noodle? Then, you need to check this Johorean restaurant out, which serves flavourful beef soup with noodles. Located along Jalan Laksamana Cheng Ho, this restaurant is perfect for beef lovers since it is famous for its beef noodle and beef mee hoon noodle. The food prices are affordable, and the portions are big.

Operating hours: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Facebook: Restoran Sup Lembu Tangkak Melaka | Facebook

4. Cendol Kampung Hulu (GPS: Cendol Kampung Hulu)

Freezing ‘cendol’ under a scorching hot sunny day (Image credit: Cendol Kampung Hulu’s Facebook page)

It is indeed a great experience to have a cup of refreshing cendol (iced sweet dessert containing green rice jelly, coconut milk and palm sugar syrup)during a scorching hot sunny day, right? And Cendol Kampung Hulu is the right place for you to do so. This stall serves cendol, which is similar to the Korean bingsoo, minus the coconut milk. Cendol Kampung Hulu comes with various fruit toppings such as pineapple, mango, longan, dragon fruit, and durian. You can get it from as low as MYR5, and every additional topping costs MYR1 each scoop. Try it as soon as you reach Melaka!

Operating hours: 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. (Open daily)

Facebook: Cendol Kampung Hulu | Facebook

5. Jonker 88 (GPS: Jonker 88)

A table full of happiness (Image credit: Have Halal Will Travel’s website)

Have you ever tried Chinese Peranakan food? Located at the most popular place in Melaka, Jonker Street, this restaurant is one of the attractions for Peranakan food lovers. Jonker 88 serves Baba-Nyonya dishes such as Baba Laksa, Nyonya Laksa, and Baba Laksa Kahwin Nyonya Laksa (the combination of both laksa). The restaurant also serves cendol with thick coconut milk and generous amount of palm sugar. The price for the cendol starts from MYR4.50, and for the laksa is from MYR5.

Operation hours: 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Open daily)

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6. Putu Piring Melaka in Tengkera (GPS: Tengkera Putu Piring)

Melaka Putu Piring Tengkera
The famous Tengkera Putu Piring (Image credit: Putu Piring Melaka’s Facebook page)

Putu Piring Melaka in Tengkera sells delicious putu piring (steamed rice flour cake in the shape of a small plate filled with palm sugar and coconut flakes) with lightly salted grated coconut layered at the base and served on square-shaped banana leaf. Each putu piring costs MYR1.30 to commensurate its size and taste. This stall is operated by a middle aged couple and not difficult to find. There would normally be a long queue forming in front of this humble shop.

Operation hours: 6:00 p.m. – 10 p.m. every day (Closed on Sundays)

Facebook: Putu Piring Melaka | Facebook


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