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The River Grill

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88 Jalan Kota Laksamana | Casa del Rio Melaka Hotel, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6 289 6888
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not only for the lucky people staying Casa del Rio

Casa del Rio hotel includes two bars and two restaurants. River Café is one of the restaurants (The other is the slightly upmarket River Grill). As we were staying in Casa del Rio, it was almost a no-brainer to have a late lunch at the River Café. At the River Café it is possible to sit outside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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556 reviews 556 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Casa del Rio hotel includes two bars and two restaurants. River Café is one of the restaurants (The other is the slightly upmarket River Grill). As we were staying in Casa del Rio, it was almost a no-brainer to have a late lunch at the River Café. At the River Café it is possible to sit outside close to the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This Riverside Grill serves very good pizzas! You can create one of your own or choose from the variety on the menu. They are served on a VERY Hot clay slab! Very tasty!

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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Well the restaurant is well located, specifically al fresco on the river. It is clean and nice and mordern. But the food is clearly average whereas the crab is not good at all and salmon average For the maim course, asian style dishes were desapointing It is not fusion...option A western or option B asian... The services was very slow... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This restaurant is part of the beautiful Case Del Rio hotel and residences. A fantastic place to enjoy your romantic dinner with the wonderful night view of the Malacca river.

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Batu Caves, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I like that it have the beautiful view of the river when you eat, but the food taste just GOOD for me. Nothing impressed me so far.

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La Garenne-Colombes, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Lovely food and good wine list. I like to have diner on their terrace and enjoy the view over the river.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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157 reviews 157 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Lovely restaurant inside what is a lovely hotel, Casa del Rio. Tables outside on the balcony terrace over looking the river are the best unless you really need your air con. The buffet is average but the outside terrace tables make the dinner and ambiance certainly worthwhile. Prices are reasonable and less than half price buffet for kids!

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stopped for supper on a Friday night - first time in Melaka. I had back problems, and just couldn't go on any longer without a rest. And that was really lucky! The location is beautiful, and romantic. There is comfortable seating, lovely views, nice lighting. Especially for patio seating - there was no trouble with wobbly tables or chairs.... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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134 reviews 134 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We managed to stop here on a night when they were offering a fantastic buffet and really enjoyed our meal. Most of the offers were Nonya-style foods, with some western dishes also available. The broad variety was so much that we couldn't sample everything, but it all looked wonderful and we very much enjoyed every dish we tried. The special... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were hungry after walking around Central Melaka and decided to get a bite at the hotel. They only served buffet on weekends so we decided to try it out. Not much of a spread for RM 55++ compared to other hotels buffet spread... one or 2 dishes of Portugis origin...others are the normal common local Malay food, like salad,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 88 Jalan Kota Laksamana | Casa del Rio Melaka Hotel, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 6 289 6888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Malaysian

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