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The Baboon House

The Baboon House No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 12-639 7516
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (339 reviews)
“potato salad” (18 reviews)
“spicy lamb” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Baboon House No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A cosy and relaxing place filled with lush greenery set against the backdrop of quaint houses dated back to the 17th century. Great food served here.

Thank tanpeipei
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am glad I found this gem at Melaka! Very beautiful restaurant that serves great foods. Only got burger lovers. The waiters was very friendly and provided exceptional service. Definitely will visit again.

Thank KarthikS24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful zone for someone who would like to enjoy the atmosphere and drink the local and homemade beverages from the shop. I saw a lots of people they had lunch there like burger. Must visit if you are going to Melaka

Thank Vi T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Call it a cafe or art cafe, maybe the gourmet burger curio place? It doesn't matter, but this is the place to sip coffee or a cool drink when you're exploring the streets. Their renowned for their burgers. One of the best choices in the...More

1  Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe served more burgers and at a starting price of RM20.00 plus, I find it value for money if I am looking for quality. I have not tried the other menu yet. Entering the cafe, you feel like travellin back in time to the...More

1  Thank JUDYLEE2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love everything about this place. We ordered the signature pork belly & lamb burger. It was a nicely seasoned patty (if you don't like spices, then maybe not), flavours are good. Good service and the place really looks like a traditional Peranakan house. We...More

Thank Alexis S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the oriental chicken burger, greek burger and pork belly burger. My favourite out of all is the pork belly burger, pork was done well with beautiful char. Taste really good. Worth trying. Service is excellent too.

Thank Anantharaju R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered 2 types of Baboon burgers, beef and pork teriyaki. Both were up to expectations The recipes had been tweaked since our previous visit. In addition, to potato wedges, the sides included potato salad, making the meal heavy on carbohydrates. It would have been...More

Thank doublescore27
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Tried their signature pork belly burger and it’s was amazing! It was juicy and tender, perfectly chargrilled but not overly burnt. Would definitely recommend to try their burgers.

Thank pamtjh
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Unique, quirky, spooky, tasty.. are some of the expletives which can be used to explain this place. Hidden beside the famous Jonkers walk, you would miss it. But I suggest look for it and you will not regret it. Amazing food, unusual ambience and super...More

Thank Ravindran R
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Coordinates? Forget the rocket science... its a small town. You don't need NASA or GOOGLE or WAYS or the ghost of Steve Jobs. You can find it on foot. Website lists the address as 89, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Kampung... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Baboon House No. 89 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 12-639 7516
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Hub of art & culture inspired by nature, kafe attached, located in the heart of the heritage.

The Baboon House is =

1. An art gallery to provide the opportunities for artistes to discuss and showcase their works and ideas without any kind of prejudices or discrimination.
2. A long term and sustainable restoration project in creating a deeper understanding and appreciation towards cultures and traditions.
3. A community hub for continuous learning of like-minded individuals to create a better dining and environmental conditions and not only for profit making purposes. (includes creating a shelter & awareness for abandoned furry animals on the street)
4. And a "home" as what it is initial built for 250 years ago......

The Concept of Baboon House is to provide the best dining experience to all our beloved customers in regard of the ambiance, art, food or services. Every Customers do play a big part in helping us to create a peaceful and tranquil experience during your visit. Thank you for your never ending support.

The Baboons.
For Love, Peace & Harmony
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