The food in Melaka is every foodie’s dream come true. This Malaysian city is a heaven for a gastronomic experience. With several cuisines such as Peranakan and Chinese to explore, you will have a good time. Jonker Street which is quite famous for its attractions is also home to some of the best food joints of Melaka. Another amazing thing in Melaka is that along with good food, the interiors and ambience of the restaurants listed are also worth visiting these places for.
- Heng Huat Kopitiam
If you wish to try out this amazing Hainanese coffee shop you will have to hurry because this place is closing down in October 2019. This place is more than 75 years old now. The costs here are quite affordable where you can easily get a ball of soup at RM 4. The taste, quantity and quality of soup and other dishes are also very good.
Must-Try: Wanton Noodles, Dumplings
Address: No. 3, Jalan Hang Lekiu
Timings: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (Tuesday to Thursday), 8 AM to 3 PM and 6 PM to 10 PM (Friday to Sunday). It is closed on Mondays
- Ban Lee Siang
Satay, a smoked skewered dish native to Malaysia, is a crowd favourite food in Melaka and this restaurant is particularly famous for its delicious satay celup. The locals love this place and will be more than happy to direct you in its direction. With a price rate of just RM 0.6, this is a very inexpensive and tasty choice.
Must-Try: Satay Celup
Address: 53-C, Jalan Ong Kim Wee
Timings: 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM
3.Kechara Soup Kitchen
The Kechara Soup Kitchen requires volunteers on weekdays to pack and distribute food to the needy in the morning and afternoon. On Saturdays, the team gather at the soup kitchen on Jalan Barat at 9.00 pm to pack and distribute before moving on to their Food Distribution rounds. First-timers who wish to participate in Saturday night rounds are required to attend a compulsory orientation briefing on Saturday at 8.30 pm.
17, Jalan Barat, Pudu, 55100 KL. Contact: Justin Cheah, +6010 333 3260
4.Pertiwi Soup Kitchen
The Pertiwi Soup Kitchen is responsible for feeding 500 – 700 people with the help of their committed volunteers. They distribute pre-packed healthy food and drinks four times a week in KL. They make 5 stops on their distribution route start which starts at 9 pm on Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman and ends at Masjid Negara at approximately 11.40 pm.
63 Jalan SS 3/53, Taman Subang, 47300 PJ. Contact: Munirah Hamid, +6012 236 3639
5.Assumption Soup Kitchen
The Assumption Church in PJ has their very own soup kitchen on Mondays and Wednesdays. They urgently require committed volunteers to prepare, serve, cook and clean up on soup kitchen days. The kitchen opens at 7.30 am and is ready to serve at 11am. The Assumption Soup Kitchen (ASK) distributes the meals to those in need at the Assumption Family House which is just behind the church.
No. 70, Jalan Templer, 46050 PJ. Contact: Alice Massang, +6012 212 2397