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“Service and Atmosphere experience not the same”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Geographer Cafe

Geographer Cafe
Ranked #12 of 664 Restaurants in Melaka
Price range: US$4 - US$20
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Asian, Malaysian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Singapore
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Service and Atmosphere experience not the same”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service seemed slow. The live music is not what it used to be.
They have added seating capacity - acquired the joint opposite. But from ordering to making payment, had to usher every time.

Visited April 2017
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Czech first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Thai first
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Disinterested service ...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in there for a snack and a cold drink at about 6.30pm on a Friday night. The night markets in Jonker St were just kicking off. The cafe itself was not very busy at this time. We'd been recommended to go by a restaurant owner in Singapore. Service was very slow, and provided in a very dis-interested manner. I ordered the naan bread with vege curry. Curry was OK at best and the naan bread was not fresh at all - more like the highly processed type you would buy in a supermarket. Overall, nothing special and would not bother to return.

  • Visited April 2017
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“Terrible service - serving cold food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a friend of mine recommended the place, we went there for lunch and a drink. It all seemed ok but once we ordered the food it took forever to arrive. As somewhat usual in Asia, both dishes were served with 15 minutes between them, not allowing us to eat together. Worst thing was that the food was cold and the staff didn't care. A request for condiments was completely ignored twice. When talking to the manager about it he complained about the poor staff and how no one wanted to work at the place. He even asked me to write a complaint. I hope this helps both travelers and him.

Visited April 2017
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“Very Very Poor Service!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came with high expectations on a Friday night. We were told that they are busy and the food will take 30min. We were okay with that. After 1 hour, people who arrived long after us received their food. The more we asked, nothing happened. No apologies and no one cared. After 1.5 hours we cancelled our orders and went for street food. Not recommended at all!! Don't waist your time or money!

Visited April 2017
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2 reviews
“Terrible service- disappointing!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Geographer Cafe around 7:30pm to have dinner. There were 6 of us.the waiter told us that it'll take at least half an hour for the food to come. We were fine with that and ordered our drinks. An hour and more drinks later..food not arrived even though they arrived on other tables!Staff didn't bother to apologise and even ask if we want to cancel our orders. We came here with high expectations but really felt let down by the staff nonchalant answers and can't be bothered attitude!
Will not return or recommend this restaurant. Disappointing!

Visited April 2017
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