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Selvam

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No 2 Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 6-281 9223
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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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
Fresh and Tasty Indian food

We discovered Selvam as it was close to our guesthouse in Melaka. Over the course of two days we ended up going here three times as the food was so good and great value for money. The environment is clean and friendly which is not always the case in Melaka. The menu is quite broad from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We discovered Selvam as it was close to our guesthouse in Melaka. Over the course of two days we ended up going here three times as the food was so good and great value for money. The environment is clean and friendly which is not always the case in Melaka. The menu is quite broad from different parts of India... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

No thrills restaurant but the food is very good, nice sized portions and very cheap. Had the combined set with chicken and for two dollars got meat rice veg and poppadoms. Would go back!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Selvam is popular amongst tourist and local people in Malacca. The food is nice and cheap. Their staff are nice and generous with the spices on table.

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Melaka State, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

One of the great indian foods in Melaka. It located end of little india road. I had visit this restaurant for few times. Their service is pretty fast and the foods is great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

At Melaka we were really craving for a good Indian food. When we visited Little India, we saw quite a few Indian restaurants and difficult to choose. Finally we choose Selvam restaurant instead of a Chettinad restaurant opp to this based on the number of customers and it was a good choice. We had egg dosa, rava dosa, prata, chicken... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We were starved for flavour after having spent a few days in Cameron and so this restaurant was such a blessing! There's No frills, No fuss - the service is quick and the food so cheap. A rice meal (unlimited) with 3 curries is 4 MYR and the dosas (thosai) 2-4 MYR. The 4 of us over stuffed ourselves here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

When ever I leave KL to visit Melaka I get excited for the food, an no trip to Melaka is complete without a banana leaf meal! Add in some tandoori chicken and a Teh Tarik and your night is complete, the food is not only amazing but it's so cheap here. Perfect location next to the bank and you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Really good Indian food restaurant at the end of Little India closest to the river. Everything I had (I went twice!) was delicious and cheap. One thing - they only serve some items at certain times of the day, so plan accordingly!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The place located near Melaka's Little India. We were there for breakfast.The food was generally tasty but there price was very very expensive compare to KL. We just ate 2 Pure Milk Coffee, 2 Ghee Tosai with Chicken Peratal the price is RM20.60. Overall good and tasty food. Maybe will visit in next trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Indian food how it should be. This is the best place to eat indian food in Melaka. Really enjoyed eating there.

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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 2
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine

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