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Riverine Coffeehouse

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108 Lorong Hang Jebat ( 1st Cross Street ), Melaka 75300, Malaysia
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2015

food is nice but personally for the portion is not really enough. But worth try their nyonya laksa with reasonable price

Thank flyeverywheretomeeya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2015

We hunted high and low for the Riverine Coffeehouse and eventually found the building it occupied completely empty and undergoing refurbishment. We could not ascertain if it was re-opening as the Riverine Coffeehouse or not. Ignore my ratings as we obviously din't eat here but have to put a rating in to submit the review.

2 Thank Mardyman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Visited twice - loved atmosphere outdoors on riverside watching boats going up and down / lights from Chonese lanterns / fireworks ... Great chicken curry - had it twice . Huge portion . Cold beers / hit breezy night . Couldn't beat it . Waitress was lovely - very pleasant . Would highly recommend it .

1 Thank TripFanIreland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Spent a month in Malaysia and this was the best laksa I had. So fresh and full of flavour. My order was taken quickly and food served soon after piping hot after just being cooked. So cheap too @ 4.5ringgit! Beautiful location on the river too. I'd say this place serves some of the best food in Melacca.

Thank Jlelliott89
Melbourne, Victoria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

we are staying at Wayferer and this place, also on the river, is practically next door. The menu looked good so we sat looking at the water and enjoyed our dinner: Nyonya laksa and Nyonya chicken curry washed down with a few tiger beers. Friendly service, highly recommended.

1 Thank anniecreebes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went here on a rainy night so couldn't sit out on the canal, but that would have been wonderful. There was not much atmosphere inside and we were the only people there. However, we enjoyed our night anyway because the food was so delicious. We ordered the ayam ponteh. I can't compare this to other versions of this dish... More 

Thank Gavin B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Made the decision to visit this place based on the good reviews. As our coach reached malacca pretty late, we came here for lunch around 2.30pm on a Sat. We had the whole place to ourselves even though some of the popular food outlets like the chicken rice had long snaking queue. We wanted to dine by the river but... More 

1 Thank song-of-love
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Food there is pretty decent beers are slightly more expensive then neighbouring cafes. Overall we enjoyed sitting by the river with a few cold ones waving to passersby.

1 Thank karl c
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Walking so much with my elderly parents and we're told that their lunch is not ready yet, and from what I observed, their food menu is on display at the entrance. I wonder when will they start their lunch time.

Thank Tabasco_chill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Just had dinner here at this little gem. I've eaten here a few times before and it never disappoints. On the banks of the Melaka River, it's a very unassuming and unpretentious little eatery. The decor is super basic (red plastic tables and chairs) but you don't need anything when the backdrop is an UNESCO site. It is a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Lorong Hang Jebat ( 1st Cross Street ), Melaka 75300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: 60129178001
Scenic river view dining along the Melaka

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?