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The Baboon House

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The Baba House 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My impression of the place was excellent. Food amazing. The only thing that really bothered me is that writers kept running. This puts the customer is a state of rush, which is not nice. Customers can wait for 10 or 15 minutes longer because the place is beautiful. It would be a nice wait!

Thank Filippo L
Singapore, null, Singapore
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to hang out but no photography allowed hence no pics to share. Max 6 pax a table. It seemed like there's many T&c. Pork belly burger is yummy!

Thank Winnie X
Singapore, Singapore
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice artsy café that serves unique burgers and drinks. We had pineapple beer! The burgers were yummy and juicy. It’s a cozy artsy and vintage café décor with loads of plants. Price wise, its mid-range, not too expensive. Strict house rules of no photography. Note that you are not allowed to take photos of the interior and of people. I... More 

Thank shemin61
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Environment very cosy with special artistic designs. Food average not that great. Serve special juices. Will recommend for a visit

Thank jackie c
Melaka, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place never disappoints me. Its been some time since my last visit but the quality & charm remains the same. Love the ambience and the laid back vive in this place...a definite place to visit whenever your in Melaka

2 Thank kumar8a
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers and salads were awesome! Nice place to cheer with friends! Strictly no photo except on food and drinks~ Always full house and kitchen close at 5pm.😊

1 Thank adeline8899
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located near Jonker walk, it's a great place to rest as it is peaceful. Food tastes amazing and staff are friendly. Ask the staff for recommendations and you won't regret.

1 Thank julia_cayat_phils
Singapore, Singapore
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first official meal in Melaka & man were we blown away by the quality of the burgers. The meat was crisp yet juicy on the inside (especially the Beef & lamb iterations) & the buns were the perfect combination of firm yet fluffy. There's no dignified way to munch on a burger so we dug in with... More 

1 Thank amanbhonsle
Singapore, Singapore
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As you enter, it seems quite secretive. You have to ring the bell and wait as you peep through the bars to try to see the inside. Photos are not allowed inside, which adds some mystery. I loved the decoration and the mixture of plants and furniture. A great place to visit. We just had some homemade drinks. A fair... More 

2 Thank CarlosCazorla
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What I like this place most is..no noise, we can have food in very peaceful manner ....staff are friendly and the burgers are good. Clean. The owner do restrict the amount of customer so that the noise level is kept to minimum. You can simply sit down and admire the man made beauty. Various drink and limited brand of beer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $10
Cafe, European, Fusion
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Baba House 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +6062831635
Hub of art & culture inspired by nature, kafe attached, located in the heart of the heritage.

The Baboon House is =

1. An art gallery to provide the opportunities for artistes to discuss and showcase their works and ideas without any kind of prejudices or discrimination.
2. A long term and sustainable restoration project in creating a deeper understanding and appreciation towards cultures and traditions.
3. A community hub for continuous learning of like-minded individuals to create a better dining and environmental conditions and not only for profit making purposes. (includes creating a shelter & awareness for abandoned furry animals on the street)
4. And a "home" as what it is initial built for 250 years ago......

The Concept of Baboon House is to provide the best dining experience to all our beloved customers in regard of the ambiance, art, food or services. Every Customers do play a big part in helping us to create a peaceful and tranquil experience during your visit. Thank you for your never ending support.

The Baboons.
For Love, Peace & Harmony

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?