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Ban Lee Siang

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45E Jalan Ong Kim Wee, Melaka, Malaysia
+60 12-651 5322
04:00 - 12:30
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174 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very tasty satay sauce and food are fresh + a variety of choices. A must must to try and eat like locals when you are in Melaka. Each stick cost around RM 1+. Throw hygiene out of your mind and enjoy the food. You will love it. Staff are very prompt in their services. Missing it already!

Thank Johnstanno
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Place is always crowded and have to wait for your table. The satay sauce is among the best in Malacca and they have a good variety of meats, vegetables and seafood on skewers. A favourite place for the locals to eat so it must doing right...

Thank bisnisleisure
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Good selection of chilled skewers (meat and seafood) in the 2 HUGE glass fronted chillers. Too many to describe. Grab yourself a tray, fill it up and dunk them into the pot of sauce to cook or reheat. Scoop some sauce into your own plate. NO DOUBLE DIPPING!! At the end of your meal, one of the staff will tally... More 

Thank V00Doo
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Been there once n will not patronize this restaurant again. Pots of satay sauce kept boiling n reused by the next customers. Skewers of seafood, meat, meatballs, fishballs lay on wet n bloodied trays. If hygiene is your concern, give this a miss!!

2 Thank grilledalso
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We went with empty tummies but ended up finishing only 15 sticks of satay per person. Reasonable price (RM0.90 per stick) and a variety of choices of fresh and clean satay. The Satay Celup's paste can easily fill your stomach, take it slow and enjoy one by one, take your time. It's worth a try.

Thank Zyson L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Been eating since young, tried another famous satay celup but still find ban lee siang the best. Service is fast too. Just that it is getting more pricey now - RM1 for a stick which I find quire expensive for the portion served. Avoid peak hours if you don't have the patience to wait for a seat. Plenty of seats... More 

1 Thank sinnyi
Langkawi, Malaysia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great choice of variety satay in peanut sauce...!! Very crowd during weekend or public holiday. Serve some beer too in restaurant..!!

Thank MK_Lai
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The smell of a hot steamboat bubbling with peanut gravy is a magic potion to us. We always visit this restaurant when we are in Melaka. It is like part of the food culture here. Last night's visit was pleasant. All sticks cost only 1 ringgit and if you are a big eater you will need about 20 sticks. They... More 

Thank 398limw
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Peanut sauce was average, nothing to shout about. There were skewers of meatballs, quail eggs, mushrooms and other processed foods (eg: sausage). Nothing super yummy. Less variety compared to Capitol but the environment is definitely more comfortable & hygienic. Price is ok, 90 sen per stick. Go there for the experience if that's what you're after, otherwise skip this if... More 

Thank 341angelines
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is one of the two popular satay celup joints (the other being Capitol), there is another one of the same name down the street which the owner claims is his as well. This joint is packed at 8PM while the other satay celup joint beside this one is seeing little to no customers. Food selection is not bad and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
04:00 - 12:30
04:00 - 12:30
04:00 - 12:30
04:00 - 12:30
04:00 - 12:30
04:00 - 12:30
04:00 - 12:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45E Jalan Ong Kim Wee, Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 12-651 5322

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