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River View Cafe Melaka


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Experience dining at a Retro-styled cafe backing the Melaka river in the Heritage Zone. One could choose to dine by the river and watch the cruise boats pass by; or at the indoor fan or air conditioned area. We serve cafe food : 'All Day Breakfast Sets', local Malaysian favourites and Western Food. Open daily from 10am to 10pm (kitchen closes at 9.30pm) and closed on Wednesdays.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Bar, Cafe, European, Asian, Malaysian, Fusion
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Really like the location of the cafe. You can eat right next to the river. I will enjoyed the laksa and the mango lassi. I wish they had more on the menu though. It’s a beautiful and quiet spot to eat away from the more...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank mpmilestogo
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

This place has extremely limited options on the menu. Mostly beef dishes. Chicken chop size was not at all acceptable(Chicken piece was extremely tiny) against the pricing of it and the coleslaw with it was too runny. The brown sauce with it was ok. We...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Rinzzy J
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

This cafe has friendly staff, nice river view like lots of other restaurants. However, the menu is mainly western with few S.E. Asian or local dishes. Some of the local dishes were not even available including the Nasi Lemak chicken curry. The dishes we did...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Paul T
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

friendly server, best food especially Kampong Fried Rice! i love this cafe! and the river view was wonderful. i had a great time with my friends that day, we were eating while seeing the view, it was the best moment ever 😍

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank amirajefry
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed sitting by the Melaka river in the evening in the eclectic surrounds of the River View Cafe. To the delight of our children they serve a range of Western food, although I found there local dish selection quite limited. Prices were very reasonable...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AndrewU_11
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Good environment, nice artwork inside and seating by the river outside. Dessert was unavailable even though present on the menu. Recommend the mango lassi.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nazranay2014
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

The cafe is located at the downstairs of the shoplot but there is homestay located upstairs of it. It provided the customers with river view that can amazed the customers. The homestay is pretty old but still good to have a stay for travelers. It...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Enochmingo
Reviewed October 25, 2018

While my stay at Melaka came here for a drink and early dinner. It was wonderful to seat and enjoy the boats passing by and of course the view was so nice. Food was good too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank debaprasadbose
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Good food and wines. Service perfect. Location next to the river so you see the turing boats pass by. We also had a drink here on another OCCASION

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank macksterz
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

its a beautiful place to dine. i tried buffet here, it was good. location, interior and management was good and should be experienced while staying in melaka.

Date of visit: October 2018
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No issues of unavailability. Choices nay be limited, but quantity is there.
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