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The Baboon House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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No.89, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6-283 1635
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10:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Google maps was sending me one place and TA another, The Baboon House is less than 5 minutes walk from the Heritage Museum. Resisted the temptation of a burger, everyone around me had one and they looked good. Opted for the sausage and rainbow salad, though removing onions and peppers, I left the replacement items to my server / chef.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place will stay in your memory for a long time.A very smart idea of design by the person who made it.You really feel in jungle,with a taste of Mexico somewhere.Super place for lost couples,artists and photographers.And food was excellent.

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Thank Yuliya T
manama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice burgers and good coffee and attentive staff . The surroundings are interesting and the air conditioning is good too

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Thank puriris
Seremban, Malaysia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place have the best beef burger!!! The desserts are really nice as well! The lemon grass drink is a keeper! We will be back! :)

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Thank Kevin T
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Their in-house special beef burger was really delicious. The lemon grass drink was tasty as well! We will definitely be back!

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Thank Tan E
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very bohemian place to visit. Nice burger and drinks. I would recommend this place. A variety of cocktails.

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Thank Waiholim
Lindenhurst, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had to go in here. Looking at the reviews I knew it was probably not going to hurt a bit. I can say in honestly it did NOT hurt. Great old balcony house in the period of the neighborhood. Not all renewed. A bit of a weathered survivor. Being a history buff this was not lost on me. It's... More 

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Thank Iratdog
Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very different and sumptuous burger . This joint is hidden away in the lane ,and parking can be a problem . The food finishes off pretty early . The lemon grass drink was yummy ! Overall a good experience in a different type of joint ..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very exotic atmosphere from the front gate. But no photo allowded except for your own meal. Burger good but quite too much curry flavor, which makes me not eat more than one. Fantastic Lemongrass drink!!

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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Revitalize the spirit of true Melaka Hospitality and American culinary passion. The showcase of art pieces, the original baboon interior, the dense garden, the son-bathing turtles and the nice natural environment will make you feel like in the jungle. Best place to relax. But it's pity that photography is strictly not allowed inside the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
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 6-283 1635
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?