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Portugese Food and Christmas Decoration (in December)

The main attraction is the authentic Portugese themed food (actually it's fusion mixed with local... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
KH_Lye
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Not worth it

Although this is an attraction the taxi driver found it very difficult to get here. We arrived... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
travellingcouple2906
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Caldicot, United Kingdom
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Jalan Ujongpasir, Melaka, Malaysia

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

The main attraction is the authentic Portugese themed food (actually it's fusion mixed with local flavours). We arrived in time to take in the sunset, not spectacular but still a good view with the amber sun setting. We visited a few days before Christmas so...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Although this is an attraction the taxi driver found it very difficult to get here. We arrived around 6/7 for dinner and it was more or less empty. As we walked towards the restaurants we were bombarded by people trying to get us to eat...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Portuguese Square for dinner having taken a taxi there from the centre of Melaka. As soon as we alighted, a number of people tried to persuade us to dine at their particular restaurant. Previous reviewers had reported that these people really hassled them,...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Good local seafood done the Kristang way with wonderful sea breeze while having our dinner. There are restaurants in a row facing the sea and a few more located a bit further away from this more popular first row. Food prices can be steep here...More

1  Thank Thipa_Ramani
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

It is just a simple architecture for photo taking. Nothing much to take away with. We are here to learn about the history.

Thank Howie Y
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Years ago this was a nice serene place to enjoy the delicious seafood and the night breeze. Yet today, this place gives you a horrifying experience once you step out of your car from the parking space. There's about 10-15 people pouncing on you peddling...More

1  Thank WHDeric
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

"Reccomended for sightseeing nature lovers..or sea lovers..its best to visit at sunset time .. unfortunately we go at noon time so its kinda hot..."

Thank Waynasdi M
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very interesting place to visit with family and friends. The Portuguese community there is very friendly and communicate with warmth and a sense of welcome. At night, me and my family enjoyed a delicious dinner and we were served with Chicken Curry Devil - which...More

3  Thank WanZaidi
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Best time to visit this Portuguese settlement village would be during the Christmas period as the village will be brightly decorated. Go for the local Portuguese cuisine as multiple food stalls could be found there for your dinner while waiting for your food to be...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

We have been hearing quite a fair bit about the Portuguese settlement, we just had to see it for ourselves. We drove there with no intention for dinner but just to check out the place first. The moment we turned into the open air car...More

3  Thank D_Jekyll
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Response from Koa K | Reviewed this property |
Normally in the past, a few weeks before Christmas time, they started to decorate but the decoration was very simple and not as grand as expected.. In fact, there are only a few shops and few Portuguese restaurants inside... More
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