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Dutch Harbour Cafe

No. 39 Jalan Laksamana, Melaka, Malaysia
+60 6-282 4282
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“lamb ribs” (4 reviews)
“lasagne” (3 reviews)
“laksa” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Malaysian, Asian, Halal
$$ - $$$
No. 39 Jalan Laksamana, Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The staff was polite. Price is slightly on the high side. Nevertheless, the presentation were good. Place is clean, so is the surrounding. Nearby public toilet doesn't does not have odour. That's rare in Malaysia 😊. You can chat all night long watching the river...More

Thank Fara Elishiah S
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We had a good tasty meal of malaysian favourites sat on the riverfront tables.a nice place with friendly management. Would recommend.

Thank Steveskipton
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Nothing Dutch about this namesake cafe. Decor, ambience and food has no relevance to anything Dutch al all!

Thank Dan333_Malaysia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We stopped in here for something cold to drink and a little treat in the afternoon, met the owner Alvin ("the Chipmunks are in the kitchen"), fell in love with him. What a great guy, great stories, very friendly and funny. Went back for dinner,...More

Thank Eric_and_Malou
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Dining beside the Malacca River is always a pleasure. There are many restaurants to choose from. We picked Dutch Harbour Café because it was in the shade. . There were four of us and we walked through the main door to the back where there...More

Thank sweetafton
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Nice spot for dinner on the riverwalk in Malacca. Was quite a popular place to sit outside and enjoy the warm evening and local life. Service very good - they even offer to get us beer which wasn't on the menu, which I suspect came...More

Thank Voight-Kampf
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A lovely quaint restaurant by on the riverside promenade. My partner & I stopped over for an early dinner and tried several of their local specialties. It's such a romantic atmosphere here, especial bordering towards dusk. Watching the river cruise boats passing by gave the...More

1  Thank Hament R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This cafe offers an amazing river view even sometimes it can be a bit smelly. Love to eat there during dusk as it can be pretty romantic. However, the food wasnt that great. Moderate western food which i think you can get it elsewhere. However,...More

Thank ZahwanL
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful meal by the riverside served by who looked to be head waiter. As a (fussy) vegetarian ordering food can be difficult especially off a set menu with non-veg options but nothing was too much trouble for this man. He accommodated our every need even...More

Thank Kylie F
Reviewed 13 September 2016

During a twilight cruise along the Melaka river we noticed a lot of drinking and dinning places along the river. It looked quaint and romantic dining on the banks in candle light. We decided to try the Dutch Harbour which served both Western and Local...More

Thank AmanP
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11 August 2017|
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Response from Johnmwolfs | Reviewed this property |
Reasonable, however far better opportunities to get better quality food for the same price
23 April 2017|
Response from Azhar N | Property representative |
sure you can . we can also decorate table for you for small fee. call the cafe 06 2824282. or (call me if you cannot get hold of anyone azhar 0192225724)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 39 Jalan Laksamana, Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 6-282 4282
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