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“Nice place, good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bistro Year 1673

Bistro Year 1673
Ranked #102 of 664 Restaurants in Melaka
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Good for: Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Milan, Italy
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Nice place, good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2012

The outdoor area has a very nice set up. Very wide selection of food, from local Malaysian to Asian but also international (pasta, pizza, steaks, etc).
Price is certainly higher than some stalls or other small restaurants around but this is of different level.

Recommended !

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9 Thank sandokan
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Thai first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Singapore, Singapore
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109 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Nice ambience, good live music”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

Drinks are almost always pricey in Malaysia so this is no exception. Go in the evenings when live music & cultural dances are held (usually later in the week). Nice ambience; the food is ok, not outstanding.

Visited June 2012
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6 Thank Humouresque
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langkawi
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012

After we really needed some western breakfast we ended up at this place. We paid like 25RM in total which is a bit more expansive than the average but it was really worth it, especially if you are in the mood of toast and eggs. My sister loved the bathroom and so we ended leaving this place with a good feeling. I red about the bad service, well since there were only 4 people at the time we were helped instantly.

  • Visited September 2012
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9 Thank jorenmulder
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Nice but Expensive”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

I had lunch here one day but it was just So-So. The menu was quite varied and large but not that exciting. I had Nyonyan Laksa which was OK but nothing amazing. The setting is very pretty, lots of little courtyards and rooms in an old restored building.

The waitresses were nice and friendly when you caught their attention, but kept disappearing for long periods of time. The male waiter spent most of his time doing his hair in the toilets and then sitting in an area where there were no guests (only 3 tables were occupied).

I would probably give this another go in the evening when there's a bit more atmosphere but there's other better restaurants in Melaka to visit first.

  • Visited September 2012
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3 Thank AaronB101
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BistroYear1673, Manager at Bistro Year 1673, responded to this review, October 15, 2012
Hi AaronB101,

Thank you for your patronizing our Bistro Year 1673 and we glad that you enjoyed the atmosphere there.

However, we are sorry to hear that the waitresses were not attentive to the you and the other guests. Do note that we do take this matter seriously and have proceeded to give our staff a comprehensive hospitality training for improvements. We are also currently revamping our menu and hope we will be able to meet your expectation in your next visit.

Hope to see you again soon. Thank you.

Best regards,
Manager, Bistro Year 1673
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Singapore
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Series of unfortunate events”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

We'd heard good reviews of Bistro Year 1673 and were excited to give it a try. Pros: great setting, quiet place on Jonker street, good food (mozarella starter was really good). Cons: service was horrible (i had to follow up on my order so many times I lost count), our food took forever (by the time it arrived i'd lost my appetite), seats were not so comfortable, and to add insult to injury, the live band wasn't able to perform that evening because of a busted amp (or something). I'd probably go back to check out the band again, but not much else.

  • Visited September 2012
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2 Thank mitchiekitchie
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