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Geographer Cafe

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83, Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60-6-2816813
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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Melaka, Malaysia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is average and not too pricey. The service could be more attentive. It probably has the best location in the town - on the ever popular Tourist spot of Jonker Street. It good for people watchers to sit and relax over a cool beer. It has only recently been updated but is totally spoiled by the state of... More 

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Thank 7Critic777
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food and drinks were excellent at the cafe but I cannot give full rank because of the service delay I faced. I waited for my food for more than an hour which affected my plan ahead. This was not even peak hours. They can do better with the service. I will definitely come here again.

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Thank Vibhav C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an indoor and outdoor cafe with a great selection of traditional Malaysian food as well as a wide range of beer. I eat here often when I am teaching in Melaka.

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Thank Worth W
Singapore, Singapore
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201 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is really crowded and lovely with a live band. You have will have walk for a while before you reach this cafe. Probably one for the most prominent and happening cafe here. Rest your tired legs after a long day. Unwind with your choice of drink and sit back (if you find a seat) and enjoy the music.... More 

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Thank MrNicTan
Moruya, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stopped in to escape the madness of Friday night Jonker walk and have a quiet drink. Went back several times after that for a pre-dinner drink and some people-watching. Friendly and enthusiastic staff make it a real pleasure. I don't think the drinks are expensive. I had a G&T for RM18 and a Mojito for RM30. I didn't eat... More 

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Thank I5abella
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Frankly speaking, the food is so so,nothing to shout about, though it is a nice cafe, because of the location, ambient and services,the three stars are for that not for the food. If u r looking for nice food, this is not the place.

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Thank quahsaychuan
Papakura, New Zealand
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Geographer was our mid-week late evening hang-out, quiet, a few Western types sitting nursing beers. We had fries (okay) and satay (a bit sweet) and juices. I suspect the satay chicken was braised or marinated in gula melaka, Much is made of gula melaka in the place of its birth, it's in jars and plastic wraps in just about every... More 

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Thank Mad B
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beer here wasn't cheap. Guess it is because it's 1 of the important tourism spot in Malaysia. You don't pay for the food and beverage only, you pay for the environment too.

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Thank Leong W
Segamat, Malaysia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe is easily spotted in Jonker Street if you're there. The live music and band there is good. They have a variety of Asian and Western food of choice here. They are exceptionally good. I once ordered the satay as part of my cravings, and it surprised me! A vast choice of alcoholic beverages as well. Good ambience and... More 

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Thank qiwen21
Singapore, Singapore
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

after a long, hot day walking in melaka, we really need a place to rest. This is that perfect spot that we found. i ordered ayam ponteh and it was not a disappointment.

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Thank Megah_Yang

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Asian, Vegetarian, Malaysian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83, Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60-6-2816813

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?