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Capitol Satay

41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
+60 6-283 5508
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good36%
  • Average32%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“skewers” (30 reviews)
“satay” (93 reviews)
“hot pot” (13 reviews)
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41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

this restaurant starts operating only at 4pm. If you are lucky you can get a spot to dine in immediately orelse you have to Q for you to enjoy satay celup. The aroma of the peanut sauce with spices and the taste will make one...More

Thank athri
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cant describe how to get here, use Google map. At night all the shops close anyway so not alot of effective landmarks. As a Singaporean relatively foreign to Malaysia I felt this shop presented a really unique way of cooking. Business was very informal, the...More

Thank EuniceOng
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very popular especially as I noticed among tourists. Not far from clock tower, they serve hot pot satay with buffet style varieties of meat, dumpling, vegetable, etc on the stick to dip in satay soup. Soup is very dense and rich. Anyone...More

Thank Anuvat C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited once in May with my wife, food was fantastic. Brought my family this time round and reached around 5pm, place was full of diners and waited shortly before shown a table. Pot of satay sauce is freshly prepared (just to quell rumors about reusing...More

Thank PiggyAng
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a meal with a difference. Usually it has soup in the pot but here it's satay sauce instead. The sticks of meat or seafood or veggies were accompanied with the hot delicious satay sauce. Must have when in Melaka.

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I am born 48 years ago near this neigbourhood and my parents still live here. The name capitol because their father had the stall outside the demolished capitol cinema, beside the road and drain. In the past, before 8 years ago, it was still very...More

Thank benxxx
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Never have i been too anything like this before. Its super cool concept and has a cool back story behind it. When you get there, you will find a exact same shop right next to it different name and color. They are both brothers who...More

Thank Varun K
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We waited for about 30 mins before getting into the restaurant. There is only about 14 tables available. The secret recipe are the ingredients inside the satay sauce and the owner is very generous in refilling the satay sauce. The service is good as the...More

Thank Picter
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I would say the hygiene level is not met. If you looking for highly clean place please do not go. I would also said that it actually not that cheap. 2a and 2c cost us 40 ringgits and my boys didn't take much. My dinner...More

Thank RogerCKH
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Satay Celup is one of the things Malacca is famous for, and Capitol is probably one of the more (if not most) famous of the lot. they mix a fresh batch of the satay sauce for you as you get your table, so no worries...More

Thank GeneC7
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24 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Vinnyau | Reviewed this property |
Nope. it's definitely not halal. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 6-283 5508
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