We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bistro Year 1673

18 Jonker Street, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (6 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
“jonker street” (31 reviews)
Closed Now
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18 Jonker Street, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (306)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 229 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The night I went to the Restaurant had a live performance. The Malaysian singer was fantastic and always tried to entertain customers by singing songs in different languages - English, Putonhua and Chaozhou. The staff were attentive. For some reason, however, the restaurant was very...More

Thank Karmaexplorer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was average, environment was okay but the songs selection is giving my ears cancer!! Too much lovey dovey Malay love songs which doesn't suit the Dutch influences. Songs were stopped in between sometimes and another song came in and after that song was finished,...More

Thank Nelizza Z
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I could give 4 but i think they should deserve it. Most importantly the food here taste very good (its not cheap but the price justifyable coz its nice). This bistro lacking is the crowd, whereby a crowd is needed to attract a crowd. Sadly...More

Thank Onzaferre
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in to the terrace for a nightcap this evening, grabbed a table right by the kitchen. We were treated to a sight of many rats scurrying along the kitchen windows, guttering and nooks. We spotted one and then realized that the more we looked,...More

Thank Germaine F
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Wish I had read reviews before I stopped here. Has all the makings of a great place. Staff terrific. Music and ambience relaxing. Food extremely average. Need to lift their game especially as the prices are not cheap.

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Came here for a drink. Staff were friendly, and it was rather quiet as well. Nice outdoor area, though drink options (namely beer), wasn't huge. Still a nice place for a quiet drink.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

The setting is beautiful. Al-fresco dining, dimly lit, nice music. That was the highlight of my visit. At 7pm they were sold out of all rice and satay dishes. How does that happen? After I ordered, I saw a found a dead mouse next to...More

Thank Luis S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We had lunch there. Choice of dishes on the menu is fine as we could find something to our taste. The meals are tasty but served in small amount. We were still hungry afterwards. And pineapple juice was made out of unripe fruit. Service and...More

Thank 2swisstravelers
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

It was very nice to sit outside and relax at this restaurant after wandering the narrow streets of Melaka, wondering at the beautiful architecture and amazing shop houses. The food was quite adequate but not memorable however the ambiance was great and the service good.

Thank Dot K
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Second time in Malesia. I asked for a beer. Sorry, we only have the most expensive in a bottle. No draught beer. No Tiger, or Heineken bottle. It was on the menu. But we only have a bottle of the most expensive beer. Music was...More

Thank Rob T
Nearby HotelsSee all 170 hotels in Melaka
Timez Modern Heritage Hotel
85 reviews
.04 km away
5 Heeren Museum Residence
103 reviews
.12 km away
Hotel Bachang
1 review
.13 km away
Heeren Inn
42 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Calanthe Art Cafe
745 reviews
.08 km away
Kaya Kaya Cafe
134 reviews
.07 km away
The Stolen Cup
55 reviews
.04 km away
The Coffee Jar 呷珈琲
44 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
1,772 reviews
.16 km away
No 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre
146 reviews
.12 km away
Cheng Ho Cultural Museum
234 reviews
.07 km away
602 reviews
.18 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
May 30, 2017|
Response from ecossegeo | Reviewed this property |
Not so much of a band as a guy on guitar and a girl
Ramya A
October 8, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from trevor j | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think it is
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Jonker Street, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: 606-2881673
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing