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Dutch Harbour Cafe

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No. 39 Jalan Laksamana (Riverside), Melaka, Malaysia
+606-283-7606
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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  • 19
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 12
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nope.

Yes, the view is good - and you're gonna pay for that. I get it. But for what we ordered, it was way too expensive! Stay away from the lamb!!! (Lamb Kuzi for 13RM) Why? Because there was not meat. It was rice, sauce and bones. Horrible. I ordered the Sate (which was pricey but good) but I got... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
HongKongNoodles
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Bonn, Germany
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Bonn, Germany
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Yes, the view is good - and you're gonna pay for that. I get it. But for what we ordered, it was way too expensive! Stay away from the lamb!!! (Lamb Kuzi for 13RM) Why? Because there was not meat. It was rice, sauce and bones. Horrible. I ordered the Sate (which was pricey but good) but I got my... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Watch the boat go by while enjoying your dinner with romatic french music playing in the background. The steak I had was so tender and value for money. They even gave us 2 types of sauces. My partner had gourmet burger thick chucky 200gms nicely presented on a nice burger bun. The meat patti was so meaty and juicy....no complains.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Brought my family to eat here. We enjoyed it so much. Only set meal for weekends but still quite a choice of 16 items western and local.. The lamb rib are to die for and satay presentation a ...wow. Service a little slow because the café was pack but acceptable. Really friendly waiters. I would highly recommend this place to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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138 reviews 138 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

When we got there all the tables were full. Seeing that people just paid and were leaving we waited for the table, which by the time we walked over to was given away to locals. so they set us up a new one at the far end. From here we could not hear the music and were kind of forgotten.... More 

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Ibiza, Spain
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The twinkling lights and the setting is soooooo romantic that everyone gets caught on the first night!!!! .... and believe me this is soooo true!!! The burger that was served to us was full of nerves, ligaments and stomach tubes .... This is your worst nightmare on a plate!!!! One mouthful and it was impossible to swallow ..... This was... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

They have good choice of Malay and Western Food. Didn't try anything from the western menu, but the Beef Dendeng and Chicken Kapitan (from Malay menu) were both excellent choices. The restaurant is right along the river which was very nice. I had an interesting conversation with my Malay waiter and the staff was very friendly. The candles added a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

good waiter and friendly,food nice and beutifull good quality .5star i give for dutch habour cafe in melaka by the river view..

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Selangor, Malaysia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Excellent location, right on river side. Candle light, cozy in the evening! Cheerful smiles from those river cruise passengers. Friendly service. Simple and delicous Asian or Western food. Don't miss the wonderful coconut shakes! Cheers!

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The good: Location is excellent, right on the river. The bad: Choice restricted to either Western set menu or Asian set menu and that's it! No alcohol is served (FYI, not a complaint it's just that you would expect it.....)

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I went there just want to hang out and bought some drinks. But then waiter always ask to buy their food which is so ridiculous. First time we can't order the drinks, but after that we can order. The food not so good and expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No. 39 Jalan Laksamana (Riverside), Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +606-283-7606

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dutch

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