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Calanthe Art Cafe

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11. Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The green plant wall outside attracted me. Small from the outside, it's houses a surprising display of items from an era most of us did not enjoy. Their Calanthe Laksa was huge bowl and very delicious with their chilli. The Chicken Ponteh is also very tender, yummy with a subtle tangy flavour. They are famous for coffees, so do try!... More 

Thank Gennet S
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for both breakfast and lunch! Tried Prata and Gula Melaka toast and both were good. Melaka ice blended coffee was really good with bits of glass jelly. We stayed till lunch time and tried their laksa/curry Mee. This was really 😋 yummy. Still missing it now. Another plus was the cosy environment. Nice cafe style with lots of... More 

Thank Chelsea A
Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we eat here. The food is still good and service was also good. We ordered Satay & Basil Fried Rice. Overall, SEDAP!

Thank The_Traveler010710
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When come to food in Melaka, there are basically 2 kind of people, either the one that queue up for hours under the hot sun for Chicken rice (with or without ball, doesn't matter, the former total disaster) or Chendol. Don't be like them. Melaka has transcended and offering much more than that. This place is one of them. Be... More 

Thank KahFui
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good variety of coffee from various states in Malaysia. Cosy corner with outdoor area for people watching. Friendly staff.

Thank Andra C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The moment we stepped in, the decor caught my full attention...the moment I take a sip of their coffee....I knew that I must tell the world about this place!! Good coffee, friendly staff, interesting decor! They are awesome! They have plenty of choice if you are up for coffee...try all the different taste of Malaysia Coffee ...altogether 13 types...pretty interesting!!

Thank Stephanielenalee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent ambience and setting - lots of art on the walls and lots of different corners to sit in. Very central. Great place for lunch or some great cake!

Thank Ali T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is nice here. Deco, staff, food, coffee! Its all good. I recommend a visit! Note:- laksa is accompanied by this chillies on the side, even if u dont take chillie, try a bit of it. It ups the level of the dish. 😁

Thank Agnes K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a nice coffee shop with a selection of locally sourced coffees and cozy surroundings, look no further. The ice blended coffees are based on regional variations, the Penang option was heavenly. Food was average and lacked overall flavour. The chicken pongteh was very standard. The large selection of juices was nice and it's vicinity to Jonker... More 

Thank Adam I
Melaka, Malaysia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

i expect good food and coffee after reading all the good reviews but i was kinda disappointed since nothing to fancy about this restaurant. the famous coffee is overrated.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11. Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +6062922960
Get to try all different taste of authentic coffee from Malaysia 13 States'. Local cuisine, home-made desserts, varieties of drinks and many others. A place to not only to enjoy the coffee but also to relax, appreciate the building and many others.

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