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No 2 Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 6-281 9223
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place.. food is good, the service, fast and friendly. We esp like the big young guy who served us. He was polite, friendly and very helpful... too bad we forgot to ask his name. The only problem to this place is, to look for parking.

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Thank Azimah C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have updated their street sign so I have posted the latest. Have had breakfast and lunch there today. Friendly attentive staff. We are vegetarian and the have a great spicy Indian vegetarian food. We will be back.

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Thank Gypsytwitchers
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Selvam is a nice spot at the entrance of Little India of Melaka. They serve banana leaf food of southern India. Nice food and value for money place. Do not expect high end service but still ok and friendly place.

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Thank Zafer S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

The food was really nice. The staff also very friendly *thumbs up* Btw i stayed at The Sterling Hotel. It's only 5 minutes walk from the hotel.

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Thank Erina S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Very bad service with spicy food!!! Server is rude. Didnt expect this. Went there after read review from trip adviser but all upside down!

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Thank Tasha G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

It's an authentic South Indian restaurant, and Not a Malaysian (Mamak) restaurant. Extra points to the excellent service and very friendly and courteous staff.

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Thank Musaaphir
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch.Ate two banana leave meal with 3 different vegetables,papadam ,prawns sambal,fried fish,pepper mutton and fish curry.The food was simply delicious.Definately one of my most favourite restaurant

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Thank Uma S
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Great for vegetarian backpackers! Banana leaf sets are great! Cheap and cheerful :) there is a good mix of locals and tourists. A nice experience of South Indian food

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Thank Rujuuu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Loved the food... Great location... Friendly staff and great service attitude... Typical authentic Malaysian tamil style food.. filled with curry aroma... Typical old style ambience and Great value for money... A big thumbs up..... A must visit place

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Thank Karthikeyan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I like the roti cannai and you must try they the tarik and one think they are two staff is Gloria and Angelin and the chicken briayani but is only Sunday only

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 2 Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 6-281 9223

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