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Straits Affair - CLOSED

1, Jalan Tukang Besi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 12-605 6490
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mee siam” (20 reviews)
“baguette” (9 reviews)
“pancakes” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
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1, Jalan Tukang Besi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I brought some friends to Melaka and had a sumptuous lunch here, Nov06, 2017. The lady owner went to great lengths to introduce and serve us each dish - we felt we were invited to a long-lost (peranakan) auntie’s dining room. We’d a delicious home-styled...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank Cui-Li
Reviewed 7 March 2018

You could easily miss the entrance to this place. Came here to try the laksa and Pang Su Sie and apam berkuah. The staff was friendly and shared the history of the place and recommended their signature dishes. The local coffee is served with gula...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SLee16
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff and good food. Loved the signature apom berkuah and the pai tee. Simple place with authentic food. Unfortunately they're closing down next month. Fortunately for me, they just opened one in Selangor Club. Location: steps away from Orang Utan House, in an alley.

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank meames
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Came here in the late afternoon when there were no other customers already. Ordered Nyonya Laksa (Mee Hoon) and Fried Kueh Ku. Staff recommended another kueh called Pang Su Sie. Service was fast. The Nyonya Laksa came in a large bowl, serving was really big....More

Date of visit: January 2018
2  Thank 156gemini
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely place with a great atmosphere. The food is amazing specially the desserts. The owner Lilian is such a sweetheart and very nice too. Definitely recommended.

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank AfnanEl-Gayar
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This place serves great peranakan snack foods such as mee siam and laksa. The apom berkuah which is a traditional peranakan dessert snack was very delicious. Drop by when you have the chance!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

-this is the first time we ate peranakan pancakes , its basically apam with banana and gula melaka sauce , topped with ice cream . yummy ! the sauce was really sweet .we glad we have this with 4 fruit tea which they dont put...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Nur H
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

You can tell the food is cooked with love. I had the chicken stew with the baguette- amazing sweet oniony and the chicken just melts in your mouth. The lovely lady suggested us the pancakes for dessert and we were happy she did- fluffy pancaked...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Anthea297
Reviewed 29 January 2018

A really nice restaurant, enjoyed both dishes tried here, and reading the history of the family run restaurant. Tried the laksa and the chicken stew, both were excellent, full of flavour, and plenty of meat and spices. The lady who served us was great with...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Me and my friends had a very nice experience in this beautiful place. Food was really delicious (Laksa was super good and not very spicy and we tried a Gula Melaka dessert with super tasty banana pancakes) and the owner was friendly and chatty. I...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank bat-and
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  • Address: 1, Jalan Tukang Besi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 12-605 6490
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Description
First Peranakan Patisserie, Kueh-kery™ and tea room by an 8th Generation Baba, the Great Grandnephew of the eminent Baba Sir Tun Tan Cheng Lock.
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