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Calanthe Art Cafe

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Café, Dessert, Malaysian
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11. Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6062922960
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Fri - Wed 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Get to try all different taste of authentic coffee from Malaysia 13...
Get to try all different taste of authentic coffee from Malaysia 13 States'. Local cuisine, home-made desserts, varieties of drinks and many others. A place to not only to enjoy the coffee but also to relax, appreciate the building and many others.
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Respite in the Summer Heat of Malacca

This is a nice cafe located at the side of Jonker street which reflects the artistic creativeness of its owner who happens to also be a jewelry designer. If you are looking for a nice, cool & quiet place to rest after exploring the historical town of Malacca, this art cafe provides the ambience, a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Magtherese
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Singapore, Singapore
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a nice cafe located at the side of Jonker street which reflects the artistic creativeness of its owner who happens to also be a jewelry designer. If you are looking for a nice, cool & quiet place to rest after exploring the historical town of Malacca, this art cafe provides the ambience, a variety of local coffee and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Comfort environment with nice music and beautiful wall art. Ordered two cup coffees. Enjoying the music and the environment. Friendly staff.

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had a couple of breakfasts here, both with extra juice and compared to other places it worked out good value for money. The deco is nice, malaysian with arty twist, atmosphere is chilled and service very friendly and helpful. In the city centre just off Jonker Street this is a great spot offering local and western dishes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I came here a few times with my friends. Most of the time i will order their famous calanthe laksa. One of the best nyonya laksa in town. A little bit pricy though, but a great place to hang out and chill plus good food and beverages.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We ordered a set of mee Siam and nasi lemak. The set comes with coffee with condense milk. Mee Siam is not authentic. It comes with shredded egg n cucumber n there is no Tao pok, instead is slice fish. Abit spicy whereas nasi lemak is yellow rice with Sambal chili, egg , anchovy n nuts. The Chilli is a... More 

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Braga, Portugal
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7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Very well placed, near jonker street, its an alternative restaurante, not crowded and providing local food at fair prices. Don't forget the glass as dessert. It was superb.

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Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I went twice and tried 2 different coffee from Penang and Pahang. I must say I love it taste. As the coffee shop itself offer coffee from 13 states in Malaysia and have a unique interior as well, an article being place at the ceiling, an aquarium TV set, old housewares at the wall, it's just unique. A cozy laid... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We happened upon this cafe around morning tea time and the place was pretty much empty. We wandered through the different rooms and patios before settling into a comfy lounge setting right at the back. The wait staff were all very nice and friendly and helpful, particularly with the kids. We only had coffee and cakes, but these were all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We started our culinary adventures here. I had a Nasi Lemak which was good but needed more anchovies. Coffee was tasty and the service was excellent. I also loved the decor with old coffee making equipment. Our total cost was 32 Ringget and my wife had a tea and fruit muesli. Well worth a visit and their free wifi works... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

If you want a real café experience, offering the best of Malay local cuisine and excellent drinks and desserts you'll find it here! And while you're enjoying the food and refreshments, take some time to have a look around at all the interesting seating and patio areas, and all the recycled and retro furniture and fittings. Of course you can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11. Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 6062922960

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 5
  • Cuisine: Café, Dessert, Malaysian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

Get to try all different taste of authentic coffee from Malaysia 13 States'. Local cuisine, home-made desserts, varieties of drinks and many others. A place to not only to enjoy the coffee but also to relax, appreciate the building and many others.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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