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Selvam

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No 2 Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 6-281 9223
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good indian food.

The food are extremely tasty. Close to home cook. Avoid to go on busy days as they are short of manpower.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
Srinthia
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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Western Australia, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Amazing food and such great value for money. If you love Indian food then make sure you make a visit to Selvam when in Melaka. Staff were very friendly, atmosphere great and food served on banana leaf was so yummy. We were all talking about how great dinner was for days after and wishing we could return and will definitely... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We came here under the recommendation of a Lonely Planet guidebook and yes, they were right to include it in print! This place is great :D Go for the banana leaf meal (RM4) and you'll be satisfied! Try the watermelon juice too if you're thirsty (another RM4). A lot of the locals come here (many Indians included) so that's always... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Cheap and best Indian food in the town. The people are very nice and caring too! Banana-leaf Thali (vegetarian) just 4RM!!!

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The food was great. Cheap and delicious. I couldn't resist nasi goreng and teh tarik everytime I ate there. Good staffs and smiley people.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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156 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It took me some effort to give this restaurant a try, as it looks basic-basic, to the level that I question their sanitary standards... We did however give it a try and it was OK. The food was tasty without being outstanding, and the people were friendly. I can't say that this is a must visit Indian, but it's certainly... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food are extremely tasty. Close to home cook. Avoid to go on busy days as they are short of manpower.

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Perth
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

You could be in India. Well it is in Little India. Fantastic tasting curries. Everything looked and tasted delicious. Could not ask for more authentic food. Great prices. Give it a go. You will be on a winner.

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Geelong
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was a lot of fun - food is served on a banana leaf and it is great, tasty Indian food at a ridiculously low price. The curries is all in bain maries, but that actually helps you choose something. The food is not the best I've had but that that price, I couldn't have expected any better. Great home... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great Banana Leaf rice restaurant. Unimposing reatuarant, but excellent food and quick service. Non alcoholic beverages.

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Since my in-laws are vegetarians we were hunting for some vegetarian options.Trip Advisor itself suggested me this place. I have no regrets. I wouldn't say its the best Indian food I have ever had but its decent food and the best as per the need of the hour.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No 2 Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 6-281 9223

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 3
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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