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The Baboon House

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The Baba House No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 12-601 0363
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (343 reviews)
“potato salad” (19 reviews)
“spicy lamb” (10 reviews)
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Baba House No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Baboon House after read some reviews shown this Burger restaurant is one of the kind. The food is good but not to extend that I will come back for food and price is little too much for such foods and service charge. Overall...More

Thank Poetra D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Baboon House many times over the past few years, and am totally annoyed of what happened today. We were totally wheeling grandma whom is 91 years old and only needed the staff to open the other door so that the wheelchair will...More

1  Thank Chester L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited Baboon House several times over the past few years, and am totally furious of what happened today. Brought my 91 year old grandma (we brought her wheelchair and we were totally wheeling her / did not need assistance from the restaurant at all...More

Thank CKCL-2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Baboon House is certainly the best place to visit if you have enough of nyonya cuisine and have a craving for burgers. My wife and I ordered the beef and lamb burger and it was tasty and juicy. Loved their mashed potatoes and wedges...More

Thank Flai64
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Yeah, yeah, yeah, the food and service is very good, and the ambience unique. Go there and eat for sure. But what you really want to do is, whether or not you need to use their restroom or not, is to, after you order, take...More

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Baboon house located in the heart of Melaka, parallel street with Jonker walk. I was amazed by how they turned historical building to nice restaurant but still preserving its old charm. I definitely fell in love with the place. Service was fast. Staffs were really...More

Thank TheNayzer
Reviewed 1 March 2018

A total recommendation for the ambience and the burgers. Very friendly and efficient servers. Only disappointment was the fact that some tourists ignore the house rules when it comes to "no photographs please"

Thank snworb
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Although they were shutting at 6pm, they kindly let us stay and order at 5:55pm & even allowed us to wait for a friend to arrive. I had the Aloha burger and it was big & delicious!! The wedges were a nice alternative to fries...More

Thank Somer A
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

A must visit cafe when I come to melaka. Good environment, Good foods. Different from most of the cafes in kl.

Thank violetmin6
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this place; the decor is unique and the atmosphere is relaxing. Great place to chill with friends - loved the pork belly burger it was fantastic! :) will be back again.

Thank elvyyyy
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11 April 2018|
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and an excellent pork belly burger it is!
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Response from Rajan S | Reviewed this property |
Coordinates? Forget the rocket science... its a small town. You don't need NASA or GOOGLE or WAYS or the ghost of Steve Jobs. You can find it on foot. Website lists the address as 89, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Kampung... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Baba House No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 12-601 0363
Hub of art & culture inspired by nature, kafe attached, located in the heart of the heritage.

The Baboon House is =

1. An art gallery to provide the opportunities for artistes to discuss and showcase their works and ideas without any kind of prejudices or discrimination.
2. A long term and sustainable restoration project in creating a deeper understanding and appreciation towards cultures and traditions.
3. A community hub for continuous learning of like-minded individuals to create a better dining and environmental conditions and not only for profit making purposes. (includes creating a shelter & awareness for abandoned furry animals on the street)
4. And a "home" as what it is initial built for 250 years ago......

The Concept of Baboon House is to provide the best dining experience to all our beloved customers in regard of the ambiance, art, food or services. Every Customers do play a big part in helping us to create a peaceful and tranquil experience during your visit. Thank you for your never ending support.

The Baboons.
For Love, Peace & Harmony
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