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Bistro Year 1673

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18 Jonker Street, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
10:00 - 00:00
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

We happened upon this location during a weekend trip. The place was retty quiet when we arrived and we were left to our own devices to find a seat. When our server did arrive she was awesomw - and so full of energy she made me dizzy! The freshly squeezed juice was good but I hate getting cold drinks in... More 

Thank Scottygirl82
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2015

It was our first visit to Jonker Street and the open air bar with tables and chairs under umbrellas lured us in with the slightly inclement weather. The first time we just sipped for a beer and when, on leaving it was pouring with rain the barman had no hesitation in lending us an umbrella, very impressed. We returned, of... More 

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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

Went here by chance while strolling through the Jonker street. Food was great, good service. Staff helped us to choose the items from menu. Excellent value for money.

Thank gpriyesh
Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

When I went there there were a few empty tables without chairs. I asked the staff where to sit they said any where. They didn't bother to put the chair for me. I did it myself. Food was OK anyway, but after that I had to call and ask the staff to clear the plates even though they saw it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

We went in to seek shelter from the rain, and of course, we ordered drinks and sat till the rain got lighter. Very friendly service staff. Good wi-fi connection.

Thank Karen K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

This place was ok, the food was edible; did not seem to be too fresh, especially since the menu offers huge variety. Sitting outside was nice with a live singer that did her best to keep it alive.

Thank Salim E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

It is the best setting in that area: outside you find all the old cultural stuffs, inside it is a cozy chic garden. I just had a simple drink inside, enjoying the live jazzy singing and music.

1 Thank Mark M
New Orleans, Louisiana
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103 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015

This looks like a beautiful courtyard tourist trap, but on both trips to Melaka we have had very impressive meals here. The service was welcoming and friendly and we do not recall the food taking a long time coming to the table.

Thank benbenton

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?