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Far East Cafe

€€ - €€€Asian, Malaysian
19 Jalan Hang Lekir, Melaka, Malaysia
286 3853
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good29%
  • Average35%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“rendang” (5 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Malaysian
€€ - €€€
19 Jalan Hang Lekir, Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was normal and nothing fantastic. There's room for improvement to make the food more tasty. Staff was quite friendly and decent ambience. Unlikely to be back again.

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Bad service, “coriander pork” had no sign of coriander and “nonya” fried chicken was just a few fried wings with no sign of this Malay style of cooking.

Thank GaryJJZ109
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Not recommended👎🏻 The food took very long to serve and not nice too. Will never come back again!! Please go other cafes instead

Thank Teressa L
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We ordered Kapitan Chicken, deep fried pork and stir-fried kangkung. Food are not good, either too simple (kapitan chicken looks a small bowl of chicken soaked in Curry gravy) or not too Nyonya-styled (deep fried pork don’t taste good at all). We made a mistake...More

Thank HLok
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

After standard hotel breakfast we had quick dinner at this place, but the food made me really sick for the following 2 days - avoid this place!!!!!

Thank koen p
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The fact that this restaurant is located near the former millionaire's row gives it a homey ambience. Minus the signages and the neon lights, this looks like a typical Asian house. So walking inside and sitting at a period dining table feels like you're visiting...More

Thank vansky
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

many time been jonkerbstreet and having same food..today look for some thingvspecial..butvwalk around with many ppl..cant find any food.atvlast come in to this res...come in without expectations... surprising the food is good and have a home cook taste..not special.but itvhave a warm feeling...

Thank lourencechee
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had dinner at Far East Cafe on a Sunday night back in February, when Melaka was much quieter with the day tourists having left. The restaurant was quiet as well. We had spring rolls, assam pork and chicken with soy sauce and lime, with...More

Thank Glen T
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We made a first attempt to eat a street dinner in Chinatown but too many people and too much confusion. We walked around and most of the recommended restaurants are closed for dinner. We found this that seemed reasonable and given that the expectations were...More

Thank MEAFaro
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We wanted to sample Nonya cooking, the fusion of Malay and Chinese. For my part, if this was typical, it would have been better to have stuck with one or the other... We had some good pandan chicken rolls (like tiny tasty sausages at seven...More

Thank Roland D
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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Jalan Hang Lekir, Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: 286 3853
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