Melaka especially Jonker Street has an abundance of cafes but do you know which is the best? Well let us help you with that! We bring you the top 8 cafes you shouldn’t miss when you’re in Melaka.
1. Daily Fix Cafe
Housed in a heritage building is the instagram famous, Daily FIx cafe. The cafe has very subtle furnishing to allow the heritage feel of the building to shine. The place is decorated with greeneries, porcelain pieces and mix and match furnitures. Filled with natural lighting, it is place is definitely great for breakfast and lunch with their extensive choices of platters, brownies, ice creams, sandwiches, coffee, pasta and more.
Operating Hours: Open daily 9:00 – 23:30
Address: 55, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Tel: 013-290 6855
2. Backlane Coffee
True to its the name Backlane Coffee, it is actually located in the back lane of Jonker street offering a simple and quiet place for customers to cool off and relax with good food and a cuppa joe away from the hustle and bustle of Jonker Street. The interior of the cafe features simple rustic furnishing with aged brick walls as the backdrop of the cafe. This cafe offers satisfying range of artisanal pastries and cakes. Don’t forget to pair your food with a selection of their delicious coffee.
Sun to Thu: 11:00 – 00:00
Fri & Sat: 11:00 – 13:00
Address: 129, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia
Tel: +60 6-282 0542
3. The Huskitory
What is better than just food and drink? Food, drink and our little furry friends of course! Huskitory is one of the most popular cafes in Melaka that feature a large group of dogs that you can cuddle and spend time with. You can play and feed these cute huskies without the hassle in have to owning them. The cafe has nearly 20 Huskies. They also sell dog treats for RM2 per pack for you to buy and feed them. Pro tip is to make reservations before going as the cafe can only accommodate a small amount of customers at a time. They also have outdoor play session for customer to have fun with the dogs.
Operating Hours: Tuesday-Sunday:12:30 – 22:30
Address:27, Jalan Taman Asean, Taman Asean, Melaka.
Tel: 06-334 2602
4.Calanthe Art Coffee
Serving good looks and good coffee is Calanthe Art Coffee located in Jonker Street. Why is this cafe so popular you ask? Well the cafe serves specialty coffee drinks from the 13 states of the country. They also serves unique blends such as the green tea coffee and Jealousy( espresso with mint paddy syrup). They don’t only serve good coffee but also really good food as well. Their Nyonya laksa was listed in the top 50 best laksa outlets by the Malaysian Tourism Board. Don’t forget to hop by to try out decadent dishes on your trip to Melaka.
Monday – Wednesday 12:00 – 23:00
Friday 12:00 – 24:00
Saturday 08:30 – 24:00
Sunday 08:30 – 23:00
Address: 11, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka.
Tel: +606 292 2960
5. Kaya Kaya Coffee
Another hidden gem of a cafe in Jonker street would be the Kaya-Kaya cafe. The cafe is name as such to represent the Melaka’s rich culture and heritage passed down through generations. This cafe has a very calm and quiet ambience perfect for customer who would like to sit back, relax and have a good meal. The cafe is decorate with antique trinkets and old wooden furnishing. They have a large menu featuring western and malaysia fusion dishes and coffee of course.
Operating Hours: Open daily, 8:00 – 18:00
Address: 32 Jalan Tukang Besi, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia
Tel: +60 6-281 4089
6. The Coffee Jar
The coffee jar is another crowd favourite coffee place in Melaka. The Coffee Jar serves drink that can pack a punch in a very laid back environment. Customers can enjoy a calming environment accompanied by music playing from a classic cassette player. The cafe offers coffee with different types of roast depending on their customer preference. They also sell drip coffee, milk coffee and also filter coffee. Hearty pies and kaya toasts are also sold here.
Address: 38, Lorong Hang Jebat, Malacca
Sunday -Wednesday 10:30 – 18:00
Friday – Saturday 10:30 – 22:00
Closed on Thursday
Tel: 012-281 5100
Eat@18 is another cafe that specializes in artisanal produces in Melaka. One of the highlights of this cafe would be their beautiful courtyard in the middle of the cafe that fills the cafe with natural lightning perfect for photography sessions. You can dine in a really casual atmosphere and taste their menu of scrumptious breakfast platters, cakes, pastries, cookies made from fresh local produce and drinks that mainly feature coffee blends.
Operating Hours: Wednesday – Monday 8.30 – 18.00 (closed on Tuesdays)
Address: No 18, Jalan Hang Lekiu, 75200 Melaka.
Tel: 06-281 4679
8. Locahouz Cafe
Simple and hearty is what Locahouz cafe awaits to offer you in the heart of Melaka city. The cafe features vintage decorations, large paintings and rustic furnishing so you will feel like you are in the old 1950s movies. Not only do they have a homely ambiance but they serve really good food too. From as simple as black coffee to their Loh Mai Kai (glutinous rice with mushroom and chicken), Locahouz will give you the nostalgic feels. Don’t be so quick to judge as they have an array of other delicious dishes and coffee as well.
Operating Hours: 10:30 – 18:00
Address: No. 8, Jalan Bukit Cina, 75100, Melaka
Tel: 019-679 3993