San Shu Gong
San Shu Gong is a must-visit place for anyone traveling to Malacca. Located in the heart of the city, this traditional Chinese confectionery store has been serving locals and tourists for over 30 years. One of the main highlights of San Shu Gong is their vast array of traditional Chinese snacks and delicacies. From crispy egg rolls to soft and fluffy pineapple cakes, there is something for everyone. Their products are made using high-quality ingredients, and you can taste the authenticity in every bite. Apart from snacks, San Shu Gong also sells a wide range of souvenirs and gifts. You can find everything from cute keychains to beautiful tea sets. The store’s interior is beautifully decorated with red lanterns, and the aroma of freshly baked goods fills the air. One of the most popular items at San Shu Gong is their signature coffee candy. The candy has a strong and aromatic coffee flavor, which is perfect for coffee lovers. They also have a variety of other candy flavors such as durian, coconut, and green tea. In addition to their excellent products, the staff at San Shu Gong is friendly and welcoming. They are always happy to recommend their best-sellers and explain the origin of each product. Overall, San Shu Gong is a must-visit place in Malacca for anyone who loves traditional Chinese snacks and delicacies. Whether you are looking for souvenirs or simply want to indulge in some delicious treats, San Shu Gong has something for everyone. Things you can buy:
- Gula Melaka
- Durian Cendol & Gula Melaka Cendol
- White coffee
- Instant teh tarik
- Packaged pastries
- Dried fruits
- Cooking ingredients
Address: 33, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Malacca, Malaysia.
Contact: +606-282 8381
Daily: 10:00am – 10:00pm
LW Nyonya Pineapple Tarts House
Pineapple tarts can be found anywhere in Malaysia, but if you want to get an authentic Nyonya Pineapple Tarts, you should go to the LW located in Malacca. You know you’ve come to the right place when you see a giant pineapple pie in front of the store. In 2004, this giant pineapple tart was awarded the largest pineapple tart baked in Malaysia Book of Records. Their pineapple tarts are made from margarine and come in plain butter and pandan flavours. The pineapple jam inside has a strong pineapple flavor and a little fiber.
Address: 95, Jalan Kubu, Batu Berendam, 75300 Melaka, Malaysia.
Contact: +606-281 1626
Daily: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Nyonya Story Enterprise
With more than 20 years of pastry making experience, the veteran chef makes a large number of cookies and local snacks for sale at Nyonya Story Enterprise. Best of all, they offer samples of most pastries. Pineapple pie is their specialty. Pineapple sauce has a distinctive buttery flavor, a sticky sweet pineapple sauce that melts in your mouth but still retains its filamentous fiber. Sometimes, you might be able to catch a sample straight from the hot oven. Most of the time, you might want to eat the whole box in one sitting.
Address: 128, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Monday to Thursday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Friday to Sunday: 10:00am – 12:00am
Jonker Gallery is an ideal choice for you to buy exquisite and inexpensive souvenirs! Jonk Gallery, which features local handicrafts, is one of the largest souvenir retailers in Malacca. Jonker Gallery is also a boutique for beautiful women’s wear. Cute printed shirts and blouses are popular with girls. In addition, they sell unique and quirky T-shirts that can’t be found in other stores. Things you can buy:
- Fashion accessories
- Cute tee
- Retro bags
- Home decorations
Address: 21A, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Malacca, Malaysia.
Contact: +606-286 9840
Daily: 10:00am – 10:00pm
Jing Yuan Biscuit & Bakery
Jing Yuan Biscuit & Bakery is a humble bakery that has been selling pastries for years. As soon as you step in the door of the bakery, you can immediately smell the fragrance of their cakes. All kinds of delicious cookies are sold here. Among them, the first sand horn floss is the customer’s favorite. It has gradually become a signature snack in Jing Yuan. Chicken Floss Tou Sar Kok shreds are made fresh every day and wrapped by hand by the staff. It’s topped with a delicious layer of chicken floss, which is crunchy on the outside but has great texture on the inside. The sweet filling is very smooth and soft. It feels like something sweet is melting in your mouth.
Address: No.45-D, Jalan Ong Kim Wee, Melaka, 75300 Malacca, Malaysia.
Daily: 8:00am – 9:00pm
Tan Kim Hock Product Centre
With over 100 kinds of food on sale, Tan Kim Hock Product Centre is a very famous souvenir shop, popular with locals and tourists alike. Some food items are considered rare products as they can only be found in Malacca. But if you want to know how they taste, you can offer customers a sample. All the food here is made from ingredients grown on the company’s estates. The food is then processed in the company’s factories. This is to ensure the authenticity of the food. There is a store-run bamboo shoot stand outside the shopping area. You can eat durian cold fruit on a hot afternoon. Things you can buy:
- Coconut candy
- Gula Melaka
- Medicated nutmeg balm
Address: 85,87 &89, Jalan Bendahara, 75100 Melaka, Malaysia.
Contact: +606-281 2763
Sunday to Friday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday & Public Holidays: 9:00am – 8:00pm
Sweet Summer Cottage
Featuring beautiful white furniture and floral decor, the sweet summer cottage offers many beauty products made from natural ingredients. It really sells the perfect souvenir for ladies! Sweet Summer House’s most important beauty product is homemade soap. Using the traditional European method, soap does not contain any chemicals that harm our skin. If you have sensitive skin, don’t worry, as the homemade soap is formulated to suit Malaysian weather and sensitive skin. Ask the shop assistant to recommend a soap suitable for your skin. Things you can buy:
- Homemade soap
- Hair conditioners
- Insect Repellents
- Lip Balms
Address: No.18, Jalan Hang Lekir, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Sunday to Thursday: 10:00am – 6:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Ah Lan Beaded Shoes & Accessories
Founded in the 80s, the shop sells handmade Nyonya beaded shoes and accessories, and the owner seems to have a knack for making them. They had been making handmade shoes for over 30 years before they were founded. Nyonya beaded shoes are made of leather material or silk material. In addition, they also offer a variety of beaded shoes, such as small beaded, cross strap, open toe and closed toe. All of them are handmade. Things you can buy:
- Nyonya beaded shoes
- Ladies’ scandals
- Bound feet shoes
- Beaded bags
- Nyonya sarong kebaya