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The Baboon House

No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 12-601 0363
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (209 reviews)
“potato salad” (18 reviews)
“aloha burger” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Inside is just spectacular and takes you to another dimension altogether.. Food is very good.. burgers are excellent and so is the salad!

Thank MWongJP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally got to eat there. Have to wait for a while to be sited. The service was good. Order the pork belly burger and it turn out to be very nice. The drink with serai was nice. The ambience is like dinning in an old...More

Thank Terence T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most extra ordinary places I saw on our trip. Only for enjoying the ambience you definitively should visit. For me as a vegetarian there's only one thing which doesn't fit: peace, harmony, tranquility and (meat)burgers. There are only 2 or 3 veggie...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Boyfriend and i were here almost 2 o'clock (after peak hour) the waitress took our order and we waited for almost an hour. 50 minutes to be exact, the other 2 tables that came after us were served and when we ask if they...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with friends for lunch and feel amaze with the unique theme and decoration inside, which like a jungle.

2  Thank janeandoko
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Came here with a group a friends, they set up an area for us. The food was excellent, gorgeous burger. The lime juice was that perfect balance between sour and sweet. Service was top notch, good conversation with the waitress. Beautiful restaurant, Will come back...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Big portion and lovely food. You might have to share the food if you don’t usually eat much, especially girls. By the way, it’s also a nice place to have a gathering.

Thank Elyn L
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This was a lovely discovery as the ambience is really unique and they unfortunately do not allow photographs. The restaurant offers burgers which are their own recipe and it is delicious !!! We also had the lemongrass drink and the lemon and orange home brewed...More

Thank travelgoondumaster
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This cafe specialise in burgers not just for meat eaters but they also offer 3 types of vegetarian burgers. This cafe was recommended by a friend and I highly recommend anyone not to miss Baboon Cafe when you are in Melaka. Four things I love...More

Thank Ratpackers
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Been here every time I come to Melaka. Food is v.good, place is quiet because 1 of the rules for dinning here is not to make to much voice. But most important, the price is very reasonable. Keep up the good works and the standards...More

Thank LawMicah
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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
James O
30 August 2015|
Response from jilop | Reviewed this property |
Hi James, thank you for asking and being so kind. I am certain one of them ordered a meal while the other two ordered drinks only. We ordered coffees and three cakes for all three of us. I think it did not matter what they... 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
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 - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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: +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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