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18 Jonker Street, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
10:00 - 00:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Jonker Street is seriously lacking in places to get a stiff drink of anything alcholic so Bistro Year 1673 was a pleasant surprise. I ducked into this place to escape the human crush, hoping for a cold drink to take the edge off the humidty of the evening. What I found was a nice place with traditional decor, but serving... More 

1 Thank Hsien Hui T
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere with Malaysian food we felt we could trust on our first evening in Melaka and in Malaysia. Menu easy to understand and service good and friendly. Price very reasonable for good quality. Music was too loud for our liking, but not unpleasant. We ate in the courtyard at back- there are tables in the corridor... More 

1 Thank Hog55
Hong Kong, China
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We stopped here for a drink only as the place lacked atmosphere and was very smelly down the side which is where the tables with fans were located. The food looked plentiful though we decided not to eat due to the smell of the drains

Thank Hightea9
Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Love this place.. sitting in the open alley of the restaurant between two old buildings is a must. Food is ok though would prefer more authentic peranakan. The music and the lovely singer who sings to your request is a plus!

Thank SaraMeiWoo
Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We went here for an after dinner drink, enjoyed a nice selection of wines at a price not too much higher than supermarket, good music in an off-main garden setting. Snacks were very good, well cooked and served quickly

Thank Gary_TLC
Navi Mumbai, India
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

After walking around at Jonkers Night Market we decided to eat here. good Food and a Great Place. A little on the expensive side compared to everything close by. My sister forgot her baby carrier at night and when we called up in the morning the security informed us that they have it with them. In the afternoon when we... More 

Thank cariappabk
County Dublin, Ireland
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Nice courtyard setting. Oh dear, this is my third bad review of a restaurant near Jonker St. I need a new location. It seems that restaurants around Jonker St no longer make an effort for the large number of passing tourists. More poor quality white wine by the glass. It was chilled so that was good, I suppose. A tropical... More 

Thank Bill O
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181 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We arrived Melaka from KL around lunch time and were starving. We started walking on Jonker Street and saw this nice place. It has an old look and tables outside on a courtyard. The environment is really good. There weren’t a lot of people and we seated at a table. After a long time we finally called a waiter attention... More 

Thank SmasKim
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

While the service has much to be improved, the food and relaxed ambience certainly made up for it. Try their pasta dishes and down it with a Corona beer... Just spellbinding!

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

The staff here is so warm, welcoming, friendly and attentive. I ordered the Sea Bass with vegies and the whole dish was cooked and seasoned to perfection (a rarity when eating western dishes in Asia). They offer Chinese dinner sets and Western food, alcohol (beer/wine/cocktails) and dessert. Prices are comparable with other restaurants.

Thank H00chie_Mama

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese, European, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Jonker Street, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: 606-2881673

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?