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The Baboon House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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No.89, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6-283 1635
10:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 17:00
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Seremban, Malaysia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place have the best beef burger!!! The desserts are really nice as well! The lemon grass drink is a keeper! We will be back! :)

Thank Kevin T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Their in-house special beef burger was really delicious. The lemon grass drink was tasty as well! We will definitely be back!

Thank Tan E
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very bohemian place to visit. Nice burger and drinks. I would recommend this place. A variety of cocktails.

Thank Waiholim
Lindenhurst, New York
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497 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had to go in here. Looking at the reviews I knew it was probably not going to hurt a bit. I can say in honestly it did NOT hurt. Great old balcony house in the period of the neighborhood. Not all renewed. A bit of a weathered survivor. Being a history buff this was not lost on me. It's... More 

Thank Iratdog
Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very different and sumptuous burger . This joint is hidden away in the lane ,and parking can be a problem . The food finishes off pretty early . The lemon grass drink was yummy ! Overall a good experience in a different type of joint ..

Thank albatross-549
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very exotic atmosphere from the front gate. But no photo allowded except for your own meal. Burger good but quite too much curry flavor, which makes me not eat more than one. Fantastic Lemongrass drink!!

Thank 선아이
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Revitalize the spirit of true Melaka Hospitality and American culinary passion. The showcase of art pieces, the original baboon interior, the dense garden, the son-bathing turtles and the nice natural environment will make you feel like in the jungle. Best place to relax. But it's pity that photography is strictly not allowed inside the restaurant.

Thank Happytummyy
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a little skeptical initially about the hype surrounding this place but the hype is well deserved. The burgers we had were amazing, one of the best we've had anywhere. Service was good, plus we enjoyed the peace and quiet. Will definitely stop by on our next trip here.

Thank mayuri_km
Vancouver, B.C.
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful haven of cool and quiet in Melaka. The food is fabulous with lovely juices. A terrific place for lunch!

Thank LuluVancouver_B_C_
Hobart, Australia
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a hidden gem - ring the bell to be let in, and enter into a beautiful courtyard with plants, good food, good service, chilled drinks including homemade kombucha and Keffir & the house rule of no photos or loud noises. Great spot to relax and recharge - highly recommend

Thank kdbkathmandu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cafe, European, Fusion
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
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: +60 6-283 1635
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?