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Riverine Coffeehouse

108 , Lorong Hang Jebat ( 1st Cross Street ), Melaka, Malaysia
+60177556767
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Ranked #22 of 371 Restaurants in Melaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Nonya
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Scenic river view dining along the Melaka

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

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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Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went here for riverside dinner. We ordered their tempra chicken (sweet &sour), eggs, and mixed vege. The taste is perfect, not too strong, very comfortable and homey tasted food. Not expensive compared to other Nyonya restaurants.

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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

After walking around Malacca, in the heat, there comes a time when you need to kick back and have a bite and a cool drink. The Riverine Coffeehouse is an amazing place to do that. The views are spectacular, and we were treated to all the Malaysian flags still fluttering across the river from Malaysia Day. The food was wonderful,... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Not only is the scenery spectacular - Church of St Francis Xavier and the heritage buildings on the opposite bank - but the food and the staff here are wonderful. It is a joy to spend time in this cafe. And in this lovely atmosphere.

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Tokyo, Japan
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133 reviews 133 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We enjoyed a brief rest stop here beside the Melaka River with a view of St. Francis Xavier Church across the river. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. The wok-fried potatoes with anchovy were a particularly interesting, and surprisingly tasty dish. We enjoyed several other, more standard, offers as well. The only downside was that when the sightseeing boats... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Just excellent. Lovely service, explained to us how to eat the interesting nuts that were in our curry with a little spoon. Food very authentic and delicious, tastes like a home cooked meal. Haven't found food like it since, and doubt I will find it anywhere else. Do not miss, please, do yourself a favour and do not miss.

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Jakarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I took my family to this restaurant at the end of May for dinner. It was recommended by a friend who grew up in Melaka. Overall the food was very good in flavour, but the highlight was a dish called Ayam Buah Keluak. It's basically a chicken stew kind of dish, but it is good with a special nut, which... More 

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Kajang, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Cost us around RM30 for meal of 3 dishes, 2 rice and 1 dessert. Fairly cheap. Anyhow, I have had better peranakan cuisine. Ayam pongteh was a disappointment. The sago gula melaka was served with a lot of ice pieces. :/ I went on weekday so it was quiet and the ambience was absolutely amazing at sunset.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This is the second time we tried this restaurant by the riverside. The food was average at best. The Keluaks from the Ayam Keluak were not properly cooked and quite hard. The kangkong sambal belacan was too salty. I think there are probably better peranakan restaurants in the area.

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

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