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Dutch Harbour Cafe

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No. 39 Jalan Laksamana (Riverside), Melaka, Malaysia
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This cafe can be reached from either the main road or from the riverside. There are seats inside and a few tables outside by the river. We sat outside under and umbrella and enjoyed the view. We could have sat there all day enjoying watching the river and the people walking along the path. They have speciality drinks as well... More 

Thank Karen F
Muscat Governorate, Oman
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious Asian Food , tables overlooking the river, reasonable prices. Friendly staff specially Mr. Alvin 👍

Thank SAIF-Omani
Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the restaurant so much for it's ambiance and friendly staffs. A great place to sit back and relax for couple and friends. They serve Western food & Local cuisine. The homemade Iced Lemon Tea was so delicious. Highly recommend the riverside seat!!

Thank VioletLeah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had dinner here and was quite disappointed. The location is great, right beside the Melaka River. But the food was ordinary, to say the least. The set menu is very uninspiring. The following morning, I had a pretty badly upset stomach, which may well have been caused by my dinner here, but who knows? They don't mention till you... More 

Thank Paul4444
Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Really liked this place. To begin, prices are decent, good menu selection, and efficient service. Icing on the cake, very good burgers, great evening vibe by the canal, and absolutely delicious apple crumble...so so tasty :)

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Thank Hacb86
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We had a fantastic meal with views to die for and a wonderfully entertaining host. If you only have one night in Melaka make sure you spend it here!

Thank CarolineMacLeod
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I was just walking by the river bank when I noticed the cafe. It was quite intriguing and the owner invited me in a very friendly way. Ordered one simple watermelon juice, but it was delicious! And the owner was a very funny man :)) he chatted with me about traveling and waved to the tourist boats whenever they passed... More 

Thank Reila S
Culver City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

What a fun guy our host/waiter Alvin was! Had a incredible bowl of Laksa. He ran and got us a King Fisher from a nearby store and we were set. Location is great, right over looking all the river cruises,and bars. Good for people watching and listening to the music that seems to be coming from everywhere. Going to go... More 

Thank Linda S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Went out looking for dinner and came upon this cafe/restaurant. Albert (as we later found out his name was) did a great job in talking us into eating there (not that we need to much persuasion as it was a Tuesday night and not much else was open). The food was a set menu (one main ((choice of 4 I... More 

Thank Phil S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Cozy friendly environment for friends and family. The food is good, the staff are friendly. You can choose to dine inside the restaurant or outside near the river.

Thank Emi B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, European, Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 39 Jalan Laksamana (Riverside), Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +606-283-7606

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