Rest your feet and recharge at one of these Melaka tea time spots after a long day. Melaka, as we all know, is a historical city which has become a famous spot for tourists to visit. It is almost impossible not to see tourists wandering around the Melaka city, especially during the weekends and holiday seasons. Those tourists do not consist of only foreigners, but also locals from other states of Malaysia!
We all have to admit that Melaka has many exciting places to explore, and one day is simply not enough to explore all of them. However, it gets tiring if you have been walking around the Melaka city for the whole day, right?
Especially in the scorching hot weather! All you want is to go to a place to take a break and have a cuppa. Well, the best choice is to stop by a café! But Melaka has so many cafes! Which one to go to?
Fret not! We have prepared a list for the best cafes you can go to for tea time in Melaka. Let’s jump to it!
1. The Daily Fix
The Daily Fix, situated right in the middle of Jonker Street, is one of the most famous cafes in Melaka. Besides being recognised for the beautiful design with a vintage and classic setting, this café is also renowned for its delicious beverages and food! If you ask the locals, they will choose this café as a place for tea time.
They serve different types of beverages and food on their menu, and the best part is, the prices are all reasonable! Examples of drinks that they serve are Rose Latte, Matcha Latte and Cappuccino. Meanwhile, examples of food that they serve are Durian Cake, Pandan Pancake and Espresso Pancake Stacks. Simply perfect for tea time!
Address: 55, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka.
Operating hours: 9a.m. – 11:30p.m. (Monday to Friday), 8:30a.m. – 11:30p.m. (Weekend)
2. Mods Café
If you are someone who is active on Instagram and loves aesthetics, you have to visit the Mods Café. This cafe’s design was inspired by the mods culture which existed during the sixties. The orange 1978 Volkswagen Combi Campervan parked in the café is one of its main attraction for tourists.
Fun fact: They use to sell coffee by the roadside in that van until they finally decided to settle down in an actual shop. Interesting!
Not only is the café Instagram-worthy, but it is also the perfect spot for tea time as they sell various types of coffee, tea and cake. Come and try out their Iced Latte, Espresso Affogato, Double Espresso, Caffe Latte and many more!
For more information on this café, you can check out their Facebook page here.
Address: 14, Jalan Tukang Emas, 75200 Melaka
Operating hours: 10a.m. – 4:30p.m. (Closed on Wednesday)
3. Backlane Coffee Shop
Backlane Coffee Shop, located at Jonker Street, is also one of the most popular places in Melaka among locals and tourists to have their tea time. Although they serve delicacies such as pizzas, breakfast sets and Panini, people would often come here for their coffee and desserts.
You can also take a few shots here for your Instagram page because the decorations of this café are aesthetic and eye-catching! Besides, what’s better than having good coffee and desserts with a comfortable atmosphere, am I right?
Visit their Facebook page here to find out more about this café.
Address: 129, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka.
Operating hours: 9a.m. – 11p.m. (Daily)
4. The Huskitory
For all dog lovers, especially huskies! The Huskitory is the café which is worth visiting if you are in Melaka. The Huskitory, known to be the first pet café in Melaka, is located along Jalan Taman Asean which is a bit further away from the city centre. This café has no entrance fee, but there is a minimum amount which you have to order from the menu to enter.
There are about 20 huskies in the café for the customers to play with (they rotate which dogs come out for each session). If you want to enjoy a cup of coffee and cake while being accompanied by these fur kids, make your reservations now!
The café is always packed with customers, so you have to make reservations beforehand. Visit their Facebook page here.
Address: 27, Jalan Taman Asean, Taman Asean, 75250 Melaka.
Operating hours: 11a.m. – 8p.m. (Closed on Monday)
5. Nadeje Cake House
If you are a fan of Mille crepes or have been wanting to try one, you should stop by Nedeje Cake House for tea time in Melaka. Known to be a café which specialises in selling Mille crepes, it is no doubt that this café is famous among locals and tourists.
Mille crepe, which originated from France, is a cake-like dessert which has many layers of crepes and cream used into making it. In Nadeje Cake House, they offer a wide variety of different flavours for the Mille crepes. This place is definitely worth trying!
Don’t worry if you are not a fan of Mille crepes; they also offer other desserts and dishes for their customers. Visit their website here for more information on the café.
Address: Mahkota Parade, 75000, 28, Jalan Merdeka, 75000 Melaka.
Operating hours: 11a.m. – 10p.m.
6. Calanthe Art Café
Calanthe Art Café is also one of the gems in that you have to stop by when you are in Melaka. From their tagline, which is “The First and Only One”, Calanthe Art Café is the first and the only café in Malaysia which serves coffee from all 13 states of Malaysia. Unique!
So if you are in Melaka, come and stop by to have an experience of drinking coffee from different states of Malaysia. It will indeed be a once in a lifetime experience. This café is also suitable for photos as they are known for their vintage interior design.
Address: 11, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 75250 Melaka
9a.m. – 11p.m. (Sunday to Wednesday)
9a.m. – 12a.m. (Friday & Saturday)
*Closed on Thursday.
Located on the street near one of Malaysia’s oldest Chinese Temple, Locahouz is the perfect tea time spot for those who enjoy peace and serenity. Tourists and locals can sit down in this quiet and simple café with a relaxing atmosphere while sipping on their cup of coffee. It’s perfect if you need some time away from the crowd in Melaka city!
They also serve Melaka’s genuine coffee, Sin Sing coffee here in Locahouz. Perfect for tourists who have been wanting to try one! All in all, this café is the spot that you can just relax and chat with your loved ones.
You can visit their Facebook page here.
Address: 8, Jalan Bukit Cina, Kampung Bukit China, 75100 Melaka
Operating hours: 10:30a.m. – 6p.m. (Closed on Wednesday)
8. Alley No. 5 Cafe
Located in Jonker Street, this café is one of the best places to stop by for your tea time. We are sure you will get tired after exploring around Jonker Street, so why not stop by and grab a cuppa here? You can also enjoy your coffee with their homemade cheesecake, definitely the perfect combination.
Don’t worry; they also serve other delicious dishes and desserts on their menu too. Check out their Facebook page here to get more updates on the café.
Address: Jalan Kampung Kuli, 75200 Melaka.
12p.m. – 9p.m. (Sunday to Wednesday)
12p.m. – 12a.m. (Friday & Saturday)
*Closed on Thursday.
And there you have it! A list of the best cafes in Melaka for tea time. Check out our exclusive take on the 5 Best Melaka Food Recommended by Locals while you’re here!
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