Want to find a place to rest in the afternoon of Malacca? Here are 10 cafes to recommend for you! These cafes will definitely to let you have a good experience.
1. Justberrys Dessert House
Address: 89 Jalan KL 3/8 | Kota Laksamana Seksyen 3, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Tel: +6012-631 8668
Opening Hours: 11am-11pm
Justberrys described itself a premium dessert house and that’s a fitting description based on the customer’s review. Justberrys can become the one of the best dessert cafes in Malacca. It’s worth checking out if you are looking for something different to try while visiting the state. In terms of quality and presentation, they are better than most of KL’s dessert cafe. The Bitter Durian is one of the famous desserts at there. Almost every component that makes up the dessert is durian oriented, such as real durian pulp (usually D24), creamy durian paste and durian flavoured ice cream. If you are a durian lover, this is not to be missed. Justberrys also has a series of tropical fruit desserts which includes watermelon, winter melon, dragon fruit and honeydew melon.
2. River View Café
Address: 80 & 82, Jalan Kampung Pantai, 75200 Melaka
Tel: +6012-380 7211
Opening Hours: 10am-10pm (Closed on Tuesday)
River View Cafe in Malacca is one of a cafe that beside the river. While cruising down the river would let you see various views and staying in one place would let one just take it all in. This cafe is divided into two parts: indoor and outdoor. You can eat in an air-conditioned environment which is good for hot weather in Malaysia, but also can eating in outside which has a beautiful view at the evening. It’s a romantic place, there’s accompanied with the river breeze and River View’s food selection. River View Café had provide both Western and local dishes on the menu. So, you can don’t worry about the types of dishes not match your type.
3. The Peninsular Tailor Café By JWC
Address: 212, Jalan Melaka Raya 1, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka
Tel: +6012-375 7611
Opening Hours: 8.30am-6.30pm
The Peninsular Tailor Café is actually near Simply Fish in Melaka Raya and the small alley is just between Terminal Pahlawan and the first row of Melaka Raya. What’s unique about the cafe is that it looks more like a tailor shop. The inside of the cafe looks quite pleasant. The music which is playing in this cafe is the old Chinese music which wills takes you back to the past. A lot of people like to come here for drinks coffee and take the photos, because their decoration is so beautiful. By the way, their dessert is not bad at all. The price is also same with the regular café. So, if you like this type of café, you can just come to try it.
4. Backlane Coffee
Address: 129, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Tel: +606-282 0542
Opening Hours: 9am-11pm
Backlane Coffee is a nice cafe place in the Jonker Street of Melaka. There are many nice and special decorations in this cafe. It provides a comfortable environment for tired travellers to rest and it also serve with the comforting coffee and delightful pastries to boot your energy again. Sip on their hot chocolate, available in milk or dark or get the visually pleasing Mr Owl’s iced latte to customize your coffee to your own taste. You also can pair your drinks with their macarons and cake, this is the perfect match for their cafe.
5. Alley No.5 Café
Address: No.7, Jalan Kampung Kuli, Kampung Kuli, 75200 Melaka, Johor
Tel: +6016-415 5097
Opening Hours: 12pm-9pm (Closed on Thursday)
Alley No.5 Café is an old-fashioned coffee shop that will let you remember your childhood memories. Its menu is very simple and is based on coffee. The food is only sandwiches, desserts and cakes. This is also one of the Malacca Cafe that you must to take photos as a memorial.
6. The Coffee JAR
Address: 38, Lorong Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Tel: +6012-281 5100
Opening Hours: 10.30am-6pm (Closed on Tuesday)
The Coffee Jar opened in 2013 and there’s seating for just ten people, with minimal decor that makes use of large quantities of reclaimed scaffolding board. Their espresso came from the hand of a barista who worked meticulously. The focus of their foods is some sandwiches, plus baked goods both bought in and produced on-site.
7. The Daily Fix Café and Restaurant
Address: 55, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Tel: +6013-290 6855
Opening Hours: 9am-11.30pm
The Daily Fix Café located in a double storeys high vintage shophouse with a courtyard and a balcony overlooking it. It is so popular that it is one of the few designated pick-up points shown on the Grab app in Malacca. So, you can don’t worry about hard to find it. Their menu includes latte, cappuccino, flat white, flavoured latte, brunch, pasta and their signature pancakes. The pancakes is most famous in this cafe, they have many flavors such as their bestseller Pandan, Durian, Espresso and Salted Egg Yolk. You also can add some topping at your pancake. Their topping includes nutella, vanilla ice cream and maple syrup. Each stack of pancake was about 7cm in length, its soft, moist and fluffy. If you come here, remember that don’t miss their pancake.
8. Heesan Kopi Café
Address: 100, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Tel: +606-281 2165
Opening Hours: 9am-7pm
Heesan Kopi cafe is a relatively new cafe in Malacca that located right across the road from Geographer cafe on Jonker Street. The most attractive place in Heesan Kopi is their decoration and the murals. They are definitely Instagram-worthy and is a good place to hang out with your friends or loved ones. The ambience in the coffee shop is really good, and they often play some cover songs as their background music. There are different types of tables depending on whether you want a more comfortable place to relax or whether you want to have your main course. Their menu is mostly with a Western dishes and some a hybrid of Western and Nyonya. They have main courses, snacks, dessert and everything you would expect from a cafe.
9. Calanthe Art Cafe (13 States’ Coffee)
Address: 11, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 75200 Melaka
Tel: +606-292 2960
Opening Hours: Sunday-Wednesday (9am-11pm)
Friday & Saturday (9am-12am)
Closed on Thursday
If you’re a coffee-lover, you can’t miss this cafe because here will let you completely forget about Starbucks. This cafe is located in a narrow alley near Jonker Street. It is decorated with eclectic and creative touches such as rattan furniture hanging from the ceiling, hand-painted walls, and little trinkets on shelves throughout the property. In addition to offering some ordinary types of coffee, it also provides a type of mixture, such as green tea coffee and Jealousy which is a rich espresso blend with a dollop of mint paddy syrup. The other delicious drinks such as milk shakes, smoothies, teas, and soda mixes are also on the menu. As for their food items, they specialize in local food and are very professional, as it is one of the best 50 Laksa stores in Malaysia by the Malaysian Tourism Board.
10. Stolen Cup Café
Address: 12, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Tel: +6012-300 9130
Opening Hours: 9am-11pm
The Stolen Cup Cafe is a relatively newer cafe which situated pretty close to Calanthe Art Cafe (on the same row). The decoration of the coffee shop is so cool that the walls are full of quotes. Fortunately, they have air conditioning, although this is an open concept. It serves some nice coffee with croissants and is a great place for breakfast and afternoon coffee-time. Their barista specialty — Gula Melaka Latte is highlighted on a little blackboard outside the cafe. Gula Melaka is a locally produced palm sugar, which is a good substitute for sugar with a faint coconut flavour. Another specialty is their Curacao coffee. Curacao is a liqueur flavoured with the dried peel of laraha citrus fruit and this flavoured coffee is really unique and many people like it a lot.