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The Baboon House

No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 12-601 0363
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (208 reviews)
“potato salad” (18 reviews)
“aloha burger” (17 reviews)
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No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 555 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with friends for lunch and feel amaze with the unique theme and decoration inside, which like a jungle.

1  Thank janeandoko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with a group a friends, they set up an area for us. The food was excellent, gorgeous burger. The lime juice was that perfect balance between sour and sweet. Service was top notch, good conversation with the waitress. Beautiful restaurant, Will come back...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big portion and lovely food. You might have to share the food if you don’t usually eat much, especially girls. By the way, it’s also a nice place to have a gathering.

Thank Elyn L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a lovely discovery as the ambience is really unique and they unfortunately do not allow photographs. The restaurant offers burgers which are their own recipe and it is delicious !!! We also had the lemongrass drink and the lemon and orange home brewed...More

Thank travelgoondumaster
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This cafe specialise in burgers not just for meat eaters but they also offer 3 types of vegetarian burgers. This cafe was recommended by a friend and I highly recommend anyone not to miss Baboon Cafe when you are in Melaka. Four things I love...More

Thank Ratpackers
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Been here every time I come to Melaka. Food is v.good, place is quiet because 1 of the rules for dinning here is not to make to much voice. But most important, the price is very reasonable. Keep up the good works and the standards...More

Thank LawMicah
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I normally eschew fast food burgers. The burger at Baboon House is different. It is a healthy meal with vegetables and legumes. This was our second visit and we were not disappointed. Do not miss their home made cider either. The place is not conspicuous...More

Thank doublescore27
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I arrived in Malacca on Thursday afternoon and went to Baboon House for lunch. I had a salad (lettuce, with pan-fried tomatoes, cucumber, popcorn chicken, fried beacon, and some toasted bread on top). Won't say it's like amazing, but it's OKayy. I also ordered a...More

Thank GTCSomes
Reviewed 4 October 2017

All i have to say tooooo good! Food, Ambiance, Service was excellent! You definitely wont experience it anywhere. One Minus point i felt no photography & video. Otherwise SUPERB

Thank Yamuna G
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A western food cafe in a historical peranakan shophouse. It has beautiful airwell with lots of plants n green. very relaxing and experiential dining experience . The burgers and drinks are great to try. Been there several times and it is always good!

Thank Ivan T
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Response from Rajan S | Reviewed this property |
Coordinates? Forget the rocket science... its a small town. You don't need NASA or GOOGLE or WAYS or the ghost of Steve Jobs. You can find it on foot. Website lists the address as 89, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Kampung... More
James O
30 August 2015|
Response from jilop | Reviewed this property |
Hi James, thank you for asking and being so kind. I am certain one of them ordered a meal while the other two ordered drinks only. We ordered coffees and three cakes for all three of us. I think it did not matter what they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 12-601 0363
Hub of art & culture inspired by nature, kafe attached, located in the heart of the heritage.

The Baboon House is =

1. An art gallery to provide the opportunities for artistes to discuss and showcase their works and ideas without any kind of prejudices or discrimination.
2. A long term and sustainable restoration project in creating a deeper understanding and appreciation towards cultures and traditions.
3. A community hub for continuous learning of like-minded individuals to create a better dining and environmental conditions and not only for profit making purposes. (includes creating a shelter & awareness for abandoned furry animals on the street)
4. And a "home" as what it is initial built for 250 years ago......

The Concept of Baboon House is to provide the best dining experience to all our beloved customers in regard of the ambiance, art, food or services. Every Customers do play a big part in helping us to create a peaceful and tranquil experience during your visit. Thank you for your never ending support.

The Baboons.
For Love, Peace & Harmony
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