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The Baboon House

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No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
10:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 17:00
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place has a lovely vibe and I could sit there having a delicious juice and just reading a book (comfy chairs would help though)! The burger was ok, have had better but the service is great!

Thank fvdp
Melbourne, Australia
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the second time I've visited here. Once again I wasn't disappointed. Best hamburgers in Malaysia. What is even more impressive is the decor and the atmosphere. A peaceful sanctuary to enjoy your meal which is so different and Enjoyable to other cafes which are normally quite noisy. Attentive staff makes for an enjoyable experience. Highly recommended

Thank ron255100
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Forget about your "Camera Eat First" when you dine in here, And just enjoy the whole artsy environment. Had their Aloha Pork Belly burger which never let us down. The meat was very juicy and tender, well marinated and perfectly cook. It should crowned the best Gourmet burger in Melaka and it was never too over.

1 Thank ChanteL L
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I ate the beef burger and my friend got the pork belly. Mine was really tasty. My friend said his really good too, a bit on the sweet end.

Thank Anthony P
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best burgers ever. Good line of drinks. Cool surroundings. Loved the whole experience. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Bobtyth
Singapore, Singapore
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258 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house is quite nice and it has lot of interesting art and decoration - it's a very hipster place. The burgers , to be honest, for a place that is rated on this website as the best burgers in Malacca, are indeed very good (but not extraordinary). The whole "no pictures inside the house because a shaman lives here"... More 

1 Thank SingaSwiss
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, I had ordered the pork belly burger according to the waitress recommendation, with cold pressed juice (mix flavour of two, watermelon with another 1 fruit​ which I forgot), my fren order chicken mustard burger with another cold pressed juice (orange with carrot), both of our orders were really good. It's so so so delicious! I like the... More 

1 Thank Clara C
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply one of the best place I have ever been! The atmosphere that surrounds you leaves you ecstatic. We had a few special drinks they offer, most of them very natural and made on spot. The place hosts many pieces of art and paintings from local artists and offers a very inspiring mood.

1 Thank LucMa83
San Jose, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended this place by friends and it was a real treat. A bank holiday weekend so Melaka was buzzing, this place was a real oasis. Quirky too, love having to ring on the door to be let in. We waited about 20 minutes for a table. The house is beautiful. Be sure to visit the toilets right at the back... More 

1 Thank jostevenson91
Wallaroo, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is very unique & we loved it. Loved the way you have to ring the bell for the staff to come & let you in. Interesting art works and it all works so well together with the atmosphere and food. Food was great, mostly burgers but well made & well presented. Drinks were great too with an unusual... More 

Thank lw1959

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cafe, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60126010363
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?