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Capitol Satay

41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
+60 6-283 5508
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good37%
  • Average32%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“skewers” (30 reviews)
“satay” (93 reviews)
“hot pot” (13 reviews)
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41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 272 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a meal with a difference. Usually it has soup in the pot but here it's satay sauce instead. The sticks of meat or seafood or veggies were accompanied with the hot delicious satay sauce. Must have when in Melaka.

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am born 48 years ago near this neigbourhood and my parents still live here. The name capitol because their father had the stall outside the demolished capitol cinema, beside the road and drain. In the past, before 8 years ago, it was still very...More

Thank benxxx
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Never have i been too anything like this before. Its super cool concept and has a cool back story behind it. When you get there, you will find a exact same shop right next to it different name and color. They are both brothers who...More

Thank Varun K
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We waited for about 30 mins before getting into the restaurant. There is only about 14 tables available. The secret recipe are the ingredients inside the satay sauce and the owner is very generous in refilling the satay sauce. The service is good as the...More

Thank Picter
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I would say the hygiene level is not met. If you looking for highly clean place please do not go. I would also said that it actually not that cheap. 2a and 2c cost us 40 ringgits and my boys didn't take much. My dinner...More

Thank RogerCKH
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Satay Celup is one of the things Malacca is famous for, and Capitol is probably one of the more (if not most) famous of the lot. they mix a fresh batch of the satay sauce for you as you get your table, so no worries...More

Thank GeneC7
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Interesting cuisine to try if you are in Melaka (only if you have the time to queue). Reached at around 4.30pm, and had to wait 30 minutes to be seated. After we are seated, we head over to an area with all the skewers, and...More

Thank bactrulus
Reviewed 15 May 2017

After seeing long queues during the weekend, we decided to try it on Monday and see what was all that fuzz about. No queue, so perfect. There is a big variety of satays (meat, fish, vegetables, sausages, eggs...); you take the ones you want and...More

Thank PatataAlCaliu
Reviewed 5 May 2017

There is only one Capitol Satay. I queued for 2 hours (from 7.45pm till 9.50pm) to get a table. The restaurant is pretty small with about 10 tables. They serve steamboat in RM$12 for a giant prawn. Each stick at RM$1.20 with some premium items...More

1  Thank davidx71
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Had my dinner yesterday. Foods selection were limited. The meats n seafood were not fresh though.. The satay sauce was rather too hot until I cant taste anything except the spicy of the sauce. Btw, I had stomachache after the dinner. Even though the service...More

Thank EdH76
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24 November 2015|
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Response from Vinnyau | Reviewed this property |
Nope. it's definitely not halal. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 6-283 5508
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