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Portuguese Square

Jalan Ujongpasir, Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 25 December 2014

The Portuguese Settlement was another priority on our list. Basically, these were all the descendants of Portuguese who settled down here, and hence was an interesting infusion of European culture in this part of Malaysia. During Christmastime, they actually hold celebrations, sing carols and decorate...More

Thank TheArcticStar
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Like this place well with many food choice don't miss this area with excellent service and well spoken English staff.

1  Thank 05031972
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Lovely Portuguese food from the Eurasian community is served here. Located close to the sea with a wharf stretching out, kind of romantic atmosphere during the night. Friendly community and good music heard while dining Try the crab dish (Portuguese recipe) and the Chicken Devil...More

Thank 800gabriella
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Big outdoor food court. Nothing special. Its on the strait of Malacca. You get a nice view of the water and some Islands in the distance. There are other nice views of the water in Melaka. There is a big building going up nearby, so...More

1  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Portugese settlement in Melaka for decades had been known as one of the place to go for seafood. From dilapated wooden shacks some 20 years ago, it has turned into some kind of open food court, loosing its old charm for a more modern look...More

3  Thank spkster
Reviewed 26 July 2014

1st sign it's a tourist trap : Once you get out of your car, multiple shop owners will swarm over you, shoving menus in your face and attempting to pull you over to their store. 2nd sign : My wife and I are not a...More

1  Thank clubhead
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Gotta drive or take a cab there. Not easy to find as it isn't well signposted. Quiet place with small population of 1k+ residents, so, visit during Portuguese festivals as younger generations return to it from city. Very bustling with activities and fun then. Tiny...More

1  Thank Wendy Y
Reviewed 9 June 2014

the portuguese settlement is not an old historic place. it was an attempt to support a tiny community and give them a "home". the square host a number of sea food restaurants in the evenings and is a lively place during weekends and public holidays....More

Thank larslindbeck
Reviewed 19 May 2014

As Portuguese, once again we are proud that even though we militarily occupied Malacca for trade and strategic issues, the Portuguese were able to create family ties between them and the Malays from Malacca, something that neither English nor Dutch managed to do. Despite having...More

4  Thank Marco_Polo30071969
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Went there 2 times. The place is so tourism whereby when we just arrived and walked down from car, we were surrounded by people from the seafood stall, urging you to go their stall, no. 1,3,6,8 and so on. I was so irritated since my...More

Thank Chai123
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What's the best time to visit on December? When they are setup the Xmas deco. ..?
8 November 2016|
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Response from Koa K | Reviewed this property |
Normally in the past, a few weeks before Christmas time, they started to decorate but the decoration was very simple and not as grand as expected.. In fact, there are only a few shops and few Portuguese restaurants inside... More