Melaka (also known as Malacca) is often called a historical place worth visiting in Malaysia. We’ve got a bunch of ideas for you to explore Melaka, from exploring St. Paul’s Church, and walking around Stadthuys to scouting out the best coffee and cafe vibes.
If you really want to get to know their cafe culture, you should never be afraid to explore cafes outside of the popular spots. We know that you can definitely find a place to chill in Jonker Street, but there is actually a lot more for you to experience.
Here’s a cafe lover’s guide with the 5 best cafes that you will absolutely love and we think are worth visiting, the coffees and cakes won’t disappoint.
Vintage Green Cafe @ The Daughter
📍13, Jln. Bunga Raya, Kampung Jawa, 75200 Melaka
🕑 10 am–5 pm, closed on Wednesdays
⭐ 98 Google Reviews
Malacca is swamped with great cafes, Vintage Green Cafe @ The Daughter is one of the cafes that leave you speechless with its unique cafe vibes.
Surrounded by antique and vintage treasures while having a cup of gula Melaka black coffee. Highly recommend it to those who are vintage lovers and will definitely be in love with everything here. Another thing you can expect is tasty treats that will never fail you.
Sin See Tai
📍18, Kampung Jawa, 75100 Melaka
🕑 10 am–5:30 pm, closed on Tuesdays
⭐ 356 Google Reviews
Sin See Tai means ‘New Generation’ in Hokkien. Located at Jalan Jawa, Sin See Tai is a cosy cafe with 16 seats and quality coffee. In a world where everybody is trying to upsize, they want to keep it thoughtful and sincere.
Nevertheless, the environment has a perfect ambience that every cafe-hopper expected to find. In addition to that, they also curated the best coffee beans for all coffee lovers.
📍52, Jalan Kampung Pantai, 75200 Melaka
🕑 6–10pm, open daily
⭐ 166 Google Reviews
A very homely cafe setting, Birdcage is a real hidden cafe that you might already miss. Highly recommended by cafe hoppers and you gotta find some way to pay a visit.
They serve freshly baked cake, overnight muesli, shortbreads, scones, and many more, discover their unique menu with different flavours every day. Raspberry Torte & Fizzy Honey Lemon, are also a must-try here along with a good cup of americano.
Bica & Co Courtyard Cafe
📍212, Jalan Parameswara, Kampung Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka
🕑 11:45am–10pm, open daily
⭐ 287 Google Reviews
You’ll love every bit of Bica & Co Courtyard Cafe! Indeed, the interior of Bica & Co Courtyard Cafe is photogenic. Bica & Co Courtyard Cafe is an instagrammable Halal lifestyle cafe with a rustic industrial design.
They serve local and western favourites. One of the delicious servings here is a fresh baked crust, topped with generous mozzarella and parmesan cheeses. Choose from cheezy mushroom, chicken pepperoni, beef pepperoni, tuna, and beef rendang.
Cafe Nikko & Yoryo Bar
📍62, Lorong Bukit Cina, Kampung Bukit China, 75100 Melaka
🕑 11am–7:30pm, closed on Tuesdays
⭐ 249 Google Reviews
Cafe Nikko & Yoryo Bar is a place that you simply cannot miss when you find yourself in Malacca. This gorgeous-looking cafe is actually an old vintage shop hidden right between shop lots at Lorong Bukit Cina.
With the Japanese lifestyle concept, their menu also features reinvented Japanese cuisine. Try their Signature Tori Katsu Don, it is perfect for both your ‘gram and stomach.
Make a reservation before heading over due to limited seats.