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The Baboon House

89, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Ranked #1 of 351 Restaurants in Melaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $6
Cuisines: Fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It's just a shame you can't take any photos! We felt it was a strange choice of cuisine to serve in such a beautiful traditional setting but either way the burgers were delicious. Lovely service as well. I agree with the other reviews - the only criticism I have is that we could have done with a few more potato... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The atmosphere is what makes this place amazing! Art combined with flora galore is what you will find packed into this old home. The burgers are yummy,sure, but you will likely be just as, or more impressed with the ambiance. Come and see for yourself. (Heads up- No photos pls)

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Melaka, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I've been here twice with friends. They offer a huge variety of burgers I believe that shows enough identity of Baboon House which doesn't need more to prove that they are indeed should be at the top list in TripAdvisor. A place you shouldn't miss. Cosy place to stop by if you have been walking through Jonker street since early... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

A must try when you are in Melaka! Good food, good ambience and great service! Ordered aloha burger and spicy lamb burger. The portion was ok but it would be nice if there were more side veges on the plate as well. Can't wait to go back again!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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214 reviews 214 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Had the Aloha Burger with a lamb patty and some of their homemade orange beer. The burger was really outstanding and a good value with the fries and potato salad for 18RM (~$6USD). The decor is just superb, but I don't like the fact that you can't take photos inside. A super place to just hang out and relax, though... More

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Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Delicious burgers, green ambiance, very warm and friendly management and staff. Will definitely eat here again when I'm back in Melaka!

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SIngapore
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66 reviews 66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A jungle within a house .... Very unusual ..... Nice ambiance, toilet in need of renovation but otherwise a nice place to chill .

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LONDON
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

original and charming café - quiet, and great food. Malaka can be busy - so this is a priceless gem.

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

Had the burger and the orange beer for lunch. Very good. The orange beer is delicious. Burger was really good too, although if you're an adult male you are going to be hungry. Inside the staff and atmosphere is really relaxed. Loved it. If you're in the mood for a good burger and a nice place to have lunch, definitely... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

An artistic Place to relax and have a great burger! We ordered the baboon beef burger and a teriyaki chicken burger.. Very good!!

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