Did up a quick to see/to eat list for Malacca so posting it here for easy reference if you’re heading out there.
Things to eat
1. Chicken rice balls at Chop Chung Wah
Kedai Chop Chung Wah, 18 Jalan Hang Jebat,75200 Melaka.
This fast disappearing hawker dish was picnic food for the Hainanese in the past, packing rice into balls made them convenient to hold and eat.
2. Nancy’s Kitchen
7 Jalan Hang Lekir, Off Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, 75200 Meleka
Open: 11am – 530pm
11am – 930pm (PH), closed on Tuesdays
Try: Babi Ponteh (braised pork with fermented soya bean) and Assam Babi, which is pork in tamarind sauce
3. Mods Café
14 Jalan Tokong, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Open 10am – 6pm (closed Wed)
Retro themed café that restored a Volkswagen Classic Bus to use as their coffee station, check out their beer wall that contains beer cans from around the world.
Things to see
1. Baba Nyonya Heritage Musuem
48-50 Jl Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Visiting hours: 10 am to 12:30 pm, 2 pm to 4:30 pm
Admission charges: RM8.00 for Adults, RM4.00 for children (5-12 years old)
2. Take a walk down Jonker Street
Purchase local snacks in the bakeries located along the street or grab a cheap beer. On weekend nights, the entire street is closed and it’s turned into a night market.
Purchase local produce:
San Shu Gong Food Industries Sdn. Bhd.
Address: 33 Lorong Hang Jebat (Jonker Street) 75200.
Open 10am – 10pm
For a beer:
83, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Malacca, Malaysia
Open: 10am – 1am
3. Check out the shopping malls: Dataran Pahlawan and Mahkota Parade. Both houses international brands that go on sales during the year end. There is an A&W in Dataran Pahlawan! The sales in Espirit at Dataran is usually good.
Address: Jalan Merdeka 75000 Bandar Hilir.