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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (369 reviews)
“potato salad” (20 reviews)
“spicy lamb” (11 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staffs were super friendly, ambience has a chill vibe to it and a very fascinating theme to it. Food was delicious but the beef burger was a little dry to me as I'm more to the juicy side, however my partner loved the beef burger...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 520fang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ordered the lamb and beef burgers which were very rich in flavour. the texture was just right, not too dry. no idea why they gave us ketchup and chili. their wedges were so flavourful we didnt need sauces! the cool relaxed vibe also made it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank colin1201
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for Christmas lunch after reading other reviews. This place does not disappoint and is a must go in anyone's itinerary! The burgers were great and the place was beautiful. I could spend a lazy afternoon admiring the decor. Awesome cafe and friendly staff,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gabriel_K_L_Tang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is quite good. Slightly on the higher side. Vegetarian friendly. They do have a cat and dog walking around. Place can be a little dark and quite quiet. Nice place to chill from a hot afternoon

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ymLee1991
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The aloha burger was really tasty and their special homemade lemon grass drink was great as well. Highly recommended. We enjoyed our lunch there.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EarthlingJJ
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Great ambience in aquirky old house, with plants, artworks and friendly staff. Plays good chilling music. Excellent home made food & drinks. Definitely the best place in Melaka.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Julie D
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We waited for an hour for our burgers because there were quite full on the day we came. Luckily the food was excellent! All burgers that we ordered tasted very delicious, fresh, tender and juicy!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank The_Traveler010710
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

A stunning restaurant and delicious food! There is so much to see in this restaurant - art work, decor, inner courtyards and hidden corners...it's just beautiful. Take a wander to the back through the amazing garden. The food, primarily burgers, is fresh and yummy. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank popcin22
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Nice setup of old rustic Chinese settings. Nice place for a quiet lunch. Antique settings with a lot of greenery. Recommended: Aloha Pork burger

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jimmyngcm
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Came to have lunch. Placed was pack but service still good. Place well decorated, heritage look. Food is fantastic. The must try is their burgers, exceptionally good. Price is reasonable. Will go again.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Raymond T
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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, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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