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Calanthe Art Cafe

11. Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka, Malaysia
606-2922960
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Ranked #6 of 348 Restaurants in Melaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $5
Cuisines: Dessert, Malaysian, Café
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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.
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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Berlin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Took us quite some time to find since the location tag is (like usually) wrongly placed. Nice looking place. Food was ok, not too good though. We had the daily special and golden rice. The Iced Lemon tea is way too sweet!

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is such a place that you enter and immidiately feels well and has a good atmosphere. very friendly personnel who are glad to explain all the differnces of their coffees.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We struggled to find good food in Melaka - many restaurants had the strangest opening times and at dinner time parts of the city seemed deserted. Calanthe was a welcome find in that regard - on several evenings we set out, looking to have dinner at a place we had passed earlier in the day or found on TA, only... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Ate here this evening and it was great. I was knackered after wandering around Melaka for the day and it looked inviting so I went in. Had a lhaska and a mango lassi. Both were excellent. Staff were really friendly. I was particularly happy because I overpaid and they pointed it out and offered me the money back. Do visit.

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Skudai, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

i like the ambiance of this cafe, so vintage. there are varieties of coffee and other beverages. for me, the taste of the food is so-so, though other siad that they have a good taste for laksa and so on. but i love their snacks. if you visit jonker street, then you should try to stop here. at least for... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Really casual place with loads of varieties of coffee and western food. The biggest surprise was the fact they are serving absolutely amazing laksa that has turned out to be by far he best we have had in Malaysia. Give it a go

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Denver, Colorado
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

this cafe is located in Jonkers Street. Its decorated pretty funnily in my eyes because of the wall hanging and other nic knacks. they have 13 different coffees from each state of Malaysia and me being an ex-Malacca girl, i had to try it! it was pretty mild compared to the local kopi O but quite good. we ordered otak... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

this is a must stop whenever i visit malacca. the golden rice chicken and coffee jelly are what i enjoyed most. just the right balance of spice, lemongrass and chilli used in the chicken rendang and the crunchiness of the nuts with ikan bilis. had this meal on 2 consecutive days. the consistency in the dish is what i appreciate... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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186 reviews 186 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

From the outside, this place looks very quirky and interesting, but I never imagined it to have good food.They serve a number of local dishes and everything we ordered was excellent. They also have good coffee

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Sanur, Indonesia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We run into this restaurant and I ordered Calanthe Laksa and must say that by far it is the best laksa we had in Melaka. So if you want to try the best laksa, this is definitely the place to go for!

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