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Calanthe Art Cafe

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11. Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6062922960
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hanoi
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent ambience and setting - lots of art on the walls and lots of different corners to sit in. Very central. Great place for lunch or some great cake!

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Thank Ali T
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything is nice here. Deco, staff, food, coffee! Its all good. I recommend a visit! Note:- laksa is accompanied by this chillies on the side, even if u dont take chillie, try a bit of it. It ups the level of the dish. 😁

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Thank Agnes K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a nice coffee shop with a selection of locally sourced coffees and cozy surroundings, look no further. The ice blended coffees are based on regional variations, the Penang option was heavenly. Food was average and lacked overall flavour. The chicken pongteh was very standard. The large selection of juices was nice and it's vicinity to Jonker... More 

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Thank Adam I
Melaka, Malaysia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i expect good food and coffee after reading all the good reviews but i was kinda disappointed since nothing to fancy about this restaurant. the famous coffee is overrated.

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Thank waniewonka
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I made a stop here to try the regional coffee Calanthe is known for, and we were not disappointed. We had the ice blended Penang and Malacca Coffee, and the Homemade Sour Plum juice but the Malacca Coffee had to take the cake, the taste was good and different from your usual ice blended coffee. This coming... More 

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Footscray, Australia
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444 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a dense vine envelopes the front roof of the cafe, overhangs the front creating a thick vegetated area. i stopped for a latte and the one served was local style in a long glass, drowned in milk. several little rooms branches off the main and the interior was a mix of art and local bric a brac all put together... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a stop here due to the fact that they offer 13 regional coffee and to kill some time before we could check in our hotel. We ordered Melaka and Penang coffee as well as the homemade plum juice. While the juice was a great letdown, the coffee were delicious, particularly the Melaka coffee. My company who often steered... More 

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Thank foodfeline
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my friend for lunch there. We were amazed at the decor & how artistic every piece is put in place. Though the choice of food is not that many, but what we had were delicious. Will definitely come again.

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Thank Afiza A
Madrid, Spain
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Laksa but I miss the laksa leaves(Persicaria odorata) so important in this typical Melaka dish. The art decoration of the cafe good with their selection of coffee interesting. A place to chill out from the hot sun and situated very near the famous Jonker Street.

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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very friendly and service were great. Quaint cafe with good choices of food. The Fench toast and gula Melaka toast were both delicious.

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Thank Jin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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, Kids, 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.

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