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“Hands Down!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Baboon House

The Baboon House
89, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Ranked #1 of 371 Restaurants in Melaka
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: Café, Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Hub of art & culture inspired by nature, kafe attached, located in the heart of the heritage. The Concept of The Baboon House is to provide the best dining experienced to all our beloved customers in regardless of ambience, food or service. Every Customers do play a big part to create the peace and tranquility or serenity of this house to each another. Thank you for your never ending support. The Baboons. For Love, Peace & Harmony
Cyberjaya, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
“Hands Down!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Quaint Cafe, impressive wall decors, arty and laid back atmosphere.
Time freezes there, it will lure you back in time to its old heritage aura while enjoying every bite of their signature baboon beef burger.

If you want to take a break from the busy jonker walk, this is the place to be. Have a quiet moment while you work on your laptop or simply reading a good book.

Remains to be my favourite chill out place in Melaka! Will keep coming back!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“below expectation”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

perhaps it was near closing. the burger was overcooked and very peppery that masked the taste of the meat. felt i was just eating pepper. the saving grace was the homemade ginger beer that was refreshing. i might try again at another point in time. might just have been 'bad luck' during that visit. ambiance was relaxing though.

Visited August 2014
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Overrated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went for a try yesterday after reading the great reviews in tripadvisor. We ordered aloha beef burger and the spicy lamb burger. The taste was good, we prefered the lamb burger. Meat was tender and juicy, however the burgers did not gave us the 'wow' effect. The side dishes were tasty, we hope they could have gave us a little bit more side dishes, not just one spoonfull of potato salad and 6 wedges... They served homemade ginger beer and home made orange beer, we ordered both and preferred the orange. The ambience in the restaurant was great, peace and quiet, they have signboard required guest to lower the noise. Fast service. The burger price RM15.90 - RM19.90 each and homemade beer RM7.90 each, the price is considered ok despite they are a well deco art cafe.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Frederiksvaerk
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Best smoothies in asia...and great burgers.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Visited The Baboon House with my daughter. The atmosphere is really nice! The smoothies the best we have ever tasted. I tried the Watermelon with mint., and my daughter tried the kiwi smoothie. They were the best! Returned the day after and tried the mango smoothie...excellent! The burgers have some really good buns, and were spiced really nice. This is definetely a place to visit if you want to tty the best smoothies in a really nice atmosphere.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Singapore
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“Jewel Find in Malacca”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our 1st meal in Malacca upon arriving. Indeed Baboon House has a unique setup and ambience. We enjoyed fresh and good burgers and sandwiches.

The restaurant is house in a old and run-down terrace house, and that is what makes it so special. Nice murals and lots of greeneries. Very relaxing ambience.

If you are looking for western meals, try this restaurant, you will love it! It is on the parallel road to Jonker Street, the restaurant is next to Courtyard @ Heeren Boutique Hotel.

Unfortunately, photography is not allowed. It is run by French , and assisted by the locals, very efficient and nice service too.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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