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Selvam

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

The ambiance is basic as most of these places. The food is lovely, served om a banana leave. the juices are fresh and the service good. All try to help you as much as they can even when English is difficult. Save some space for desert, the pastries are delicious. We even bought some for a afternoon snack the day... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like basic and authentic Indian food then this place is worth the experience. All meals are served up on banana leave and everyone eats with the right hand (cutlery available upon request). The staff circulate with pots of food which they spoon onto your leaf. If you wish to get close to an authentic local experience then this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I've been patronizing this restaurant since high school. What I love about the place, is its consistency in cooking. I really enjoy dining there. Eating its thosai that is served with curry and a plate of chilli mutton really makes my day. The ambience is also has an appealing factor that makes patrons feel comfortable. The price is affordable.

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Thank riss r
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This was the first restaurant we visited on our Malacca trip. My husband had rice which was served with two varieties of vegetables. I had a chapati which was served with a dry potato curry.They brought a platter to the table filled with small serves of assorted dishes for us to pick from . They all looked delicious. We had... More 

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Taichung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Relatively cheap and cheerful Indian restaurant with a big selection. Very accessible to tourists looking for an Indian descent experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Sinply the best Indian food in the town. It wide range of indian dishes will dazzle every customers and if you were there on Friday, do not miss to try out their vegetable Nasi Beriani. It comes with a numbers of delicious indian vegetable dish and finishing it with larsi (preferred mango larsi) will surely made you eant to come... More 

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Thank Andrew T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Good Indian food and its cheap. clean area and good for family dining. The parata was nice and the appam was wonderful

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Thank Nada R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Went there for lunch, love the spicy chicken and food here. Overall food here quite cheap and love the tosai here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Went to this Indian restaurant tonight. On the menu, they have some special food only for some specific days. The food was good, and the staff was friendly also. I prefer to eat in this kind of restaurant cause they open this place for everyone (not for tourist only). It was nice to saw people who eat here was mixed... More 

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Thank Ayie J
Melaka, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

This restaurant is located in the little India area of Melaka. The vegetarian and non vegetarian food are served at a very reasonable price

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?