Kedai Makanan & Minuman Wantan Mee - 40, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng
Lock (Heeren St.).
Opens : 7.30am - 2.30pm. Closes on Wednesday.
This popular dish has an apparent difference. It is prepared with
abig blob of vermillion red chilli sauce that goes on the plate
beforeanything else. This vinegarish chilli sauce gives noodle adistinctive
Hing Loong Taiwanese Noodle, No. 11-J, Jalan Bachang.
Opens : 7.35am - 6pm. Closes every 2nd & 4th Thursday.
Fresh noodles made in a secret recipe, serviced with choice ofstewed
beef, pork ribs, pig s trotters or minced chicken.
1. Taiwanese Noodle minced chicken noodle
2. Wantan Noodle
3. Duck Mee
4. Pork ribs noodles
5. Mee Goreng
6. Mee Kahwin
Teo Heng at Wang Food Court, next to Grand Continental Hotel
This noodle dish is only found in Malacca. It is noodles with an
assortment of fish derived toppings such as fish balls and fish
cake slices, seasoned with dark soy sauce and chilli sauce.
Restaurant Ming Huat (shop opposite turning to the Portuguese Settlement).
Opens : 9.30am-3pm. Closes on Friday.
The fusion of noodles is the result of marrying (kahwin) mee rebus
with Indian rojak. The result is an explosion of sweet, sour and
spicy, enriched with curry powder and crushed peanuts. The concoction
consist of noodles, bean curd, potatoes, boiled egg and crunch fritters,
onion crisps, raw cucumber and yam bean. Don’t forget to eat
it the Malaccan way – with a dash of vinegar and kicap manis.
Hainanese Chicken Rice Balls
Hoe Kee Chicken Rice Shop (next to old Chung Kiaw Bank), 4, Jalan
Hang Jebat (Jonker St).
Opens : 7.30am-4pm. Closes last Wednesday of the month.
This is a Malaccan specialty. Rice boiled in chicken stock and some
chicken oil and salt, flavoured with ginger, garlic and shallot
and make into rice balls then served with boiled chicken pieces
and garnished with cucumber and spring onion, and chilli sauce.
BBQ Pork Rice
Bunga Raya Lane (first sta l, day only, at night, the Fried Oyster
man takes over).
Opens : 11am-3pm. Closes fortnightly either on Wednesday or Thursday.
Charcoal roasted meat that is golden-crusted, crispy, tender and
juicy, tasting of sticky sweet caramel, aromatic and full of flavour.
Served with white rice and side dishes such as kangkung, tofu, egg,
dried meat and Chinese sausages.
Nyonya Cendol : No 1 Kopitiam (across from Hoe Kee Chicken RiceShop).
Jalan Hang Jebat (Jonker St).
Opens :11.30am-6pm. Closes on Tuesdays.
This traditional Nyonya cendol is made of homemade jade-green cendol
that is absolutely creamy, with aromatic palm sugar syrup.
Clock Tower Cendol : Stall opposite the Clock Tower.
Opens daily : 10am-6pm.
This Indian style cendol is typically pale green in colour and not
as creamy rich as the Nyonya version. Mashed red beans is optional.
1 Tutti Fruitti (left) & Red bean ice with milk
2 Nyonya Cendol
Tai Chong Hygenic Ice Cafe 39, 42G & H, Jalan Bunga Raya.
Opens : 11am-8pm daily.
A trip to town is not complete without popping by for a bowl of
syrup and palm sugar-drench ais kacang or homemade vanilla icecream
with peach slices.
Ming Chong Hygenic Ice Cafe 43, Jalan Bunga Raya (directly opposite
Opens : 11.30am-7.30pm. Closes 1st day of CNY.
Used to be popular for its Pak Poh Ice (similar to ice kacang) and
ice balls, the menu and ice shaver have not been replacedsince 1928.
Rojak is a specialty here. Malaccan-style rojak tosses together
bean sprouts, kangkung, tofu puffs and shreddedyambean with a dressing
of crushed peanuts and prawn paste.
Jalan Tengkera (opposite ACS / Wesley Church).
Opens : 10am-6pm daily.
A Nyonya dessert in danger of extinction is like a sweet noodle
made of rice, tapioca and wheat flour shaped comes in pink and white
served with ice and light syrup. Can also add black jelly or read
beans and palm sugar syrup.
Capitol Satay Celup, 41, Lorong Bukit Cina.
Opens : 5.30pm until last customer leaves. Closes on Mondays.
Satay celup or satay steamboat only found in Malacca, are assortment
of raw and semi-cookedseafood, meat and vegetables on skewers that
are dunked into a boiling pot of water and eaten withsauce that
is similar to the ubiquitious satay sauce but has different ingredients.
Though Jalan Ong Kim Wee abounds with many satay celup shops but
this place is said to be the best, as the sauceis thick and aromatic.
Hainanese Pork Satay
Jonker Street Satay / Sun May Hiong Satay House, 135, Jalan Hang
Jebat (Jonker St).
Opens : 11am - 6pm (8pm on Saturdays). Closes alternate Tuesdays.
This famous satay of old Jonker Street offers a selection of pork,
chicken, liver and intestine on skewer, with the usual sideaccompaniment
of ketupat rice, sliced onions and cucumber. This aromatic meat
has a crisp, slightly burnt edge served with atangy, sweet and spicy
concoction of crushed peanuts, aromatic roots, spices, shredded
pineapple and belimbing.
Ngah Satay (opposite the three-storey flats in Bukit Baru).
Opens : 6.00 - 10.30pm. Closes 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month.
For halal Malay-style satay, this is the place to go. This satay
is well marinated that it is good without its sauce.
Bibik Neo Nyonya Restaurant, No. 6, Ground Floor, Jalan Merdeka,
Taman Melaka Raya.
Opens : 11am-2.30pm / 6-9.30pm. Closes on Mondays.
One of the many nyonya restaurants in town, this place provides
home cooked dishes such as Pongteh, Ayam buah Keluak Masak Assam,
Geram Asam and Itik Tim. You can also try egg with cincalok, stamed
ladies fingers with sambal belacan and otak-otak.
1 Curry Debal
2 Steam ladies finger with sambal belacan
Medan Ikan Bakar Umbai / Pernu.
Opens : daily 5.30pm to midnight
From town, take the road from Ujong Pasir to Padang Temu. At the
end of Padang Temu, turn right and follow the road for the next
few kilometers. There is a big signboard just before the turning
into the jetty (turn right in front of Esso petrol kiosk). This
place consists of a row of shops located next to the jetty to Pulau
Besar. Choose any one that catches your fancy. Make your selection
from various kinds of local fish, shellfish, crab, squid and prawn
and decide how you want them cooked – apart from shellfish
that is fried with chilli paste, most seafood and simply grilled
over open charcoal. Grilled otak-otak and nasi lemak is also available
Warung Kuih Kampung, 202, Jalan Ujong Pasir, (opposite the Police
Opens :daily 3.30-7.30pm
You can get a variety of kuih and dishes (more than 30) from binka
to kuih koci to ondeh-ondeh, popiah, nasi lemak bungkus, nasi kunyit,
kway teow goring, kuih keria and more.
Warung Kuih Keria Haji Jalil (small stall in Limbongan, opposite
Opens : 2-6pm. Closes on Fridays.
The plump and luscious kuih keria, a local doughnut made of potato
and flour that is deep fried and plunged in hot melted palm sugar
for a caramelized effect is especially good here. You can also try
out the kuih rengas, fried bananas and fried sweet potatoes.
1 Malay Kuih
2 Putu piring