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Riverine Coffeehouse

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108 , Lorong Hang Jebat ( 1st Cross Street ), Melaka, Malaysia
+60177556767
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Scenic river view dining along the Melaka

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  • 39
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 1
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Charming peranakan by the river

Made the decision to visit this place based on the good reviews. As our coach reached malacca pretty late, we came here for lunch around 2.30pm on a Sat. We had the whole place to ourselves even though some of the popular food outlets like the chicken rice had long snaking queue. We wanted to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
song-of-love
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Singapore
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Melaka, Malaysia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Chillax... We're moving to a new location in Jalan Kubu. Re-opening in August. Serving authentic peranakan cuisine. Be stoked!

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Lincoln
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We hunted high and low for the Riverine Coffeehouse and eventually found the building it occupied completely empty and undergoing refurbishment. We could not ascertain if it was re-opening as the Riverine Coffeehouse or not. Ignore my ratings as we obviously din't eat here but have to put a rating in to submit the review.

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Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Visited twice - loved atmosphere outdoors on riverside watching boats going up and down / lights from Chonese lanterns / fireworks ... Great chicken curry - had it twice . Huge portion . Cold beers / hit breezy night . Couldn't beat it . Waitress was lovely - very pleasant . Would highly recommend it .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Spent a month in Malaysia and this was the best laksa I had. So fresh and full of flavour. My order was taken quickly and food served soon after piping hot after just being cooked. So cheap too @ 4.5ringgit! Beautiful location on the river too. I'd say this place serves some of the best food in Melacca.

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Melbourne, Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

we are staying at Wayferer and this place, also on the river, is practically next door. The menu looked good so we sat looking at the water and enjoyed our dinner: Nyonya laksa and Nyonya chicken curry washed down with a few tiger beers. Friendly service, highly recommended.

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Geelong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went here on a rainy night so couldn't sit out on the canal, but that would have been wonderful. There was not much atmosphere inside and we were the only people there. However, we enjoyed our night anyway because the food was so delicious. We ordered the ayam ponteh. I can't compare this to other versions of this dish... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Made the decision to visit this place based on the good reviews. As our coach reached malacca pretty late, we came here for lunch around 2.30pm on a Sat. We had the whole place to ourselves even though some of the popular food outlets like the chicken rice had long snaking queue. We wanted to dine by the river but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Food there is pretty decent beers are slightly more expensive then neighbouring cafes. Overall we enjoyed sitting by the river with a few cold ones waving to passersby.

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PJ, Selangor
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Walking so much with my elderly parents and we're told that their lunch is not ready yet, and from what I observed, their food menu is on display at the entrance. I wonder when will they start their lunch time.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Just had dinner here at this little gem. I've eaten here a few times before and it never disappoints. On the banks of the Melaka River, it's a very unassuming and unpretentious little eatery. The decor is super basic (red plastic tables and chairs) but you don't need anything when the backdrop is an UNESCO site. It is a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 , Lorong Hang Jebat ( 1st Cross Street ), Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60177556767

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Nonya

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups

Description

Scenic river view dining along the Melaka

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