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No 2 Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 6-281 9223
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“curries” (20 reviews)
“dosai” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
No 2 Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 26 August 2011

Selvam is my favourite place for breakfast or brunch in Malacca. Parking might be a pain due to where they are located however thats just a minor issue. They serve up awesome tosai, idli and uppuma. Even their banana leaf for lunch is yummy. Along...More

1  Thank poopshooter
Reviewed 3 June 2011

Every Friday they have their 'Lunchtime Special'. A banana leaf with rice and 10 small helpings of a variety of vegetarian curries. With plain rice its 7RM with Byriani rice its 8.50RM. All the food was delicious. Sure its not haute cuisine but it gives...More

2  Thank MM2H
Reviewed 27 April 2011

I was ill with diarrhea after eating here. I didnt eat any other food that day - as i had slept in late. It was definitely Selvam that made me ill. When i went to the toilet before leaving i noticed that the restaurant floor...More

Thank chazontour
Reviewed 30 September 2010

I've been there a few times !!! each time I ended up arguing about the price. But the straw on camel's back was when they charged us for our 2 yr-old kid, whereas I gave some food from my share. Unbelievable !!! For sure the...More

Thank flip-flop88-66
Reviewed 3 April 2010

lovely food, very authentic and super cheap. I had the vegetarian banana leaf curry, my BF the tandoori chicken, and mango lassi all round. Delicious.

Thank nasi_ayam_search
Reviewed 18 March 2010

I stayed Melaka for a week, and everyday I went to Selvam. The food is simply amazing, specially the set menus served after 7 pm. Nice staff and, best of all, really cheap - you can have a decent sized meal for only RM 7!...More

Thank flaviosimonetti
Reviewed 17 December 2009

It is a nice restaurant and typical Tamilnadu (South India) restaurant. You can get all non-vegetarian curries with very good taste and offcourse cheap price. The restaurant atmosphere not bad and it is an old building. You have to wait for the service for a...More

1  Thank onlyworld
Reviewed 7 September 2009

Good old fashioned roti, kopi "o", iced milo. If looking for street food, you will not go wrong here.

Thank Gibraltar M
Reviewed 22 June 2009

After reading the reviews in Tripod, I chanced upon Selvam Restaurant and decided to have my dinner there with my family of 8. Being Indian ouselves, we were wary from the outlook of the restaurant but still decided to give it a try. Although priced...More

Thank MyMsiaReviews
Reviewed 21 March 2009

This is a simple place near Melaka's Little India. We were there for lunch. Lunch consists of plain rice with 3 vegetables on a banana leaf. You are then invited to order extras - there are a huge range of meat dishes and a reasonable...More

1  Thank Pinkpower
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7 May 2018|
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Response from gita73 | Reviewed this property |
It's halal buy not certified... as they don't serve pork buy I think the place has been closed down as it's filthy.
Lim Y
26 May 2016|
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Response from Nada R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure bro but i was there at 8am for bfast they were open
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 2 Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 6-281 9223
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