Here is the list of 8 best places to enjoy the nightlife of Melaka -
1. Hard Rock Café
One of the best nightlife places in Melaka, Hard Rock Café is the place to go if you are looking to spend the night drowned in heavy music, alcohol, and great American food. The café hosts events round the year, and it is as if the night is always young when you are in the hard rock café. Make sure to check their calendar before paying the café a visit. Situated alongside the Melaka River, the ambiance of the café is amazing and gives you the right party vibes.
Address: 28, Lorong Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Timings: 12 PM - 12 AM, Monday to Sunday
2. Mixx Club
The Mixx Club in Melaka is divided into three sections – S-19, Forbidden, and Paradox, which are restaurant cum bar, outdoor bar, and dance club, respectively. It is the variation the club shows that is truly fascinating. You enter the club with a few people hanging out and a few more steps inside shows you a completely different world. One of the peppiest places in the city, this is a must-visit if you want to experience a raw partying experience.
Address: Lot S19, Jalan Merdeka, Plaza Mahkota, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia.
Timings: 8 PM - 3 AM (hours may differ)
3. Me and Mrs. Jones CaféSimple, small and cozy this café in Melaka is owned by a lovely old couple who entertains your evening pleasantly. This place serves just drinks and nibbles. So, it is better if you don’t go there expecting a full-course dinner. It has a live band performing every day where you can showcase your musical talents as well. If you are looking for a relaxed evening with the music of the 80s and 90s, this place is just for you.
Address: 3, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Timings: 7 PM - 1 AM except on Wednesdays
4. The Portuguese Square
Situated along the seaside, the Portuguese Square is a lively open-air food center. There are various stalls in the center that cater to your seafood hunger. Here you get the taste of Portuguese cuisine along with a fusion of the local cuisine, which you should definitely experience. Do consider visiting this place if you would like to enjoy your dinner quietly while soaking in the beauty of nature.
Address: Jalan Daranjo, Perkampungan Portugis, 75050 Melaka, Malaysia.
Timings: 5 PM - 12 AM
5. Pak Putra Restaurant
If you go hungry while experiencing the nightlife of Melaka and are dying to try some delicious cheese naans and tandoori styled cuisine, Pak Putra is the right place for you to go. Even though the place looks simple, this restaurant serves you the best of the Pakistan and Indian cuisine that will leave your mouth watering for more. The best part is that the food here is served quickly and does not burn a hole in your pocket.
Address: 56 & 58, Jalan 4, Taman Kota Laksamana, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Timings: 5:30 PM - 1 AM except on Mondays
6. Reggae on the River
It is located right along the Melaka River and the water splashes are will definitely be pleasant to your ears if you love water. The bar has both indoor and outdoor seating and amazing beers to offer. You can also get a splendid view of the city while sipping on a beer from the second floor of the bar. A laid back evening in the Reggae on the River with the cold breeze hitting you is the place you should go to if you are looking forward to unwinding from your day.
Address: 88, Lorong Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Timings: Timings may vary
7. Jonker Street Shopping
One of the best street markets in Malaysia, Jonker street during the weekends becomes one of the liveliest places to experience the nightlife of Melaka. With the shops being open all night, it is definitely a treat for the shopping enthusiast in you. There are quite a number of shops in the street which makes it almost impossible for you not to find something. Look out for eye-catching souvenirs to take back home, contemporary paintings, handicrafts, jewelry, beauty products, etc. you can get these in the various shops that are located along the length of the street.
8. Melaka River Cruise
Are you looking forward to exploring the city after the day falls? We bet the Melaka river cruise would kick start your colorful journey into the night. One of the most attractive touristy night-time escapades, this cruise gives you a tour through the city and its ancient rich heritage that will awe you. There are two jetties - Muara Jetty and Taman Rempah Jetty from where you can start your cruise at your convenience. The price of the rides will be as follows (Subject to chage)
- Foreigner Adult (13 years and above): RM3
- Foreigner Child (2-12 years old): RM25
- Infant (Below 2 years old): Free
These are just a few of the many places that the beautiful city of Melaka has to offer you. Just walking around the city at night will easily prove it is one of the most pleasurable experiences ever. We believe this article was useful to you and do let us know us in the comments the activities you would like to add to the list.