Top 5 Restaurants in Malacca, Malaysia

The Malay Peninsula and the Strait of Malacca are top tourist destinations in Malaysia. In particular, the small state of Malacca that is nestled between the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula and the Straits of Malacca is popular with tourist due to its UNESCO listed town center.

As you tour this old town, make sure you check out the following top rated restaurants in Malacca.

1. Nancy's Kitchen

Located at Jalan Hang Lekir off Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, this restaurant has carved a name for itself for the eclectic Nyonya food it serves. Among the signature dishes served at this restaurant are the fingers licking braised pork and sambal squid with bitter beans with white rice.

2. Seri Nyonya Peranakan Restaurant

This is part of the larger Hotel Equatorial Malacca and is best known for its Peranakan food. Among the dishes you can expect at this restaurant includes; braised chicken in sweet bean paste and deep-fried fish with spicy chili paste. This is a place you can take your spouse for a romantic dinner.

3. Amy Heritage Nyonya Cuisine

This is a hard to miss restaurant that keeps the customers happy by having good customer care and tasty food. The signature dishes served by this Jalan Melaka Raya street restaurant include the ever popular crispy deep-fried puff stuffed with vegetables.

4. Kedai Kopi Chung Wah

For serving the best chicken rice balls in town, this restaurant easily cuts its niche among the top rated restaurants in Malacca. To make the restaurant even more attractive is the fact that it is one of the cheapest. If the lines outside this joint are anything to go by, their food must be something special.

5. Capitol Satay Celup

Satay Celup is a Malay dish that consists of raw meat on skewers dipped into a hot pot of thick, spicy peanut sauce - and it is best served at Capitol Satay Celup on 41, Lorong Bukit Cina, Malacca. Capitol was the pioneer of this dish and since the 1950s it has served generations of tourists and Malacca residents.

If not for anything else, visit Malacca for its fine dining restaurants. Here, you will get the best alternative to western influenced foods.

By Kennedy Runo on 07/15/2015 in Melaka

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