We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Calanthe Art Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
11. Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6062922960
Today
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

510 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 431: English reviews
Singapore, null, Singapore
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Calanthe is a quaint (and definitely hipster) cafe. Decor aside, it's main attraction would be that it offers coffee from all 13 states in Malaysia. The variety of local coffee means that any visitor would be satisfied. There are shakes and non-coffee drinks available, and also an impressive food menu. This cafe is a must-visit cafe!

Helpful?
Thank KitYingLye
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must visit on jonker Street. The service was good and the coffee and juices are excellent. We'll be back to try the food.

Helpful?
Thank Abhay89
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Like the coffee butter chicken rice, coffee melaka nice, friendly staff, relax and comfort, will come back again try more yummy food, will introduce friends.

Helpful?
Thank Tze Mui A
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Calanthe Art cafe to have coffee a we had heard so much about it. The coffee we tried was the Johor and the Perak blends. Was very good, albeit a bit on the pricier side. Especially recommend the Johor coffee (hot). Ambience was good, with the interiors decorated with used soda cans and old utensils. Cool... More 

Helpful?
Thank SreeAndGaya
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice place to hangout. Nice food & if youre a coffee-addict, you would be happy to try coffees from all the 13 states in Malaysia! e.g: Coffee Selangor, Coffee Johor, etc). The deco is superbly nice & unique & i would say that the price is reasonable & affordable, too!

Helpful?
Thank mandywzh
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for an evening meal the first night in town, visited for the lunch the following. They had a chicken in pumpkin sauce dish on the specials, which should be added to the main menu because it's fantastic. I had the local brownie, warm, drizzled with chocolate sauce which was on another level and exactly how a brownie should be.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sam R
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard the raving reviews about their laksa. Indeed the laksa is very good. Thick coconut cream. Lots of aroma. Fishballs were chewy n bouncy...just like what I would expect from good Fishballs. The variety of coffee is excellent. Local vs imported. They have it all. It's nice place to relax though at times it maybe over crowded at meal... More 

Helpful?
Thank JoshChui
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cafe is really a must. It's nicely decorated, has a variety of seating options in a green atmosphere and interesting coffee choices, which is the main theme. We had breakfast and dinner there and enjoyed both.

Helpful?
Thank 294265Singapore
Munich, Bayern, Germany
Level Contributor
25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quirky, artistic cafe with a beautiful environment. 13 states coffee is so much fun! I had the Calanthe laksa, which is excellent. Very enjoyable experience. Service with a smile, although we did receive food before drinks (which shouldn't be).

Helpful?
Thank Amber T
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
298 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small place tucked down a side street. They offered a huge range of soft drinks and tea's and coffee's. We opted for tasty noodle dishes, one with a coconut bias and one with stingray. My partner went for the chicken with cheese and rtice which was also very good. Friendly staff Another good choice on our tour... More 

Helpful?
Thank Simon M

Travelers who viewed Calanthe Art Cafe also viewed

Melaka, Central Melaka District
Melaka, Central Melaka District
 
Melaka, Central Melaka District
Melaka, Central Melaka District
 
Melaka, Central Melaka District
 

Been to Calanthe Art Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11. Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 6062922960
Description
Get to try all different taste of authentic coffee from Malaysia 13 States'. Local cuisine, home-made desserts, varieties of drinks and many others. A place to not only to enjoy the coffee but also to relax, appreciate the building and many others.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Calanthe Art Cafe and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
11 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Calanthe Art Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?