D'Hutan: A Halal Hidden Cafe Tucked Away In Melaka's Lush Botanical Garden


Ili •  Oct 01, 2021

Halal cafe in Melaka

There are many reasons why Melaka is a top road trip destination in Malaysia. Brimming with delicious halal food and beautiful Instagrammable spots, it's also dubbed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with plenty of historical attractions to discover too. If you're looking to go off the beaten path during your getaway here, seek out this halal hidden cafe perfectly tucked away in the popular Taman Botanikal Melaka.

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D'Hutan: Halal hidden cafe in Melaka's Botanical Garden

Credit: Halal Foodie MY on Instagram

Seen from Halal Foodie MY's social media, D'Hutan is a Muslim-owned restaurant that can be found within Taman Botanikal Melaka. The garden is located in Ayer Keroh, less than half an hour's drive from the heart of the city. It's a popular attraction that features a variety of recreational facilities including Malacca Forestry Museum, Prehistoric Garden and Deer Park. For nature lovers, this is one spot you don't want to miss out on!

Credit: Halal Foodie MYon Instagram

Offering local favourites like mee goreng and sambal ayam, one dish that is highly recommended by customers is the nasi lemak. It comes in a large portion consisting of steamed rice, cucumbers, anchovies, fried egg and fried chicken with your standard sambal on the side. Pair it with a cup of steaming teh tarik and you've got yourself a perfectly satisfying meal.

Credit: Taman Botanikal Melaka, Malaysia on Facebook

Since it's set in a beautiful botanical garden, you can enjoy a delicious meal in the outdoors and get a dose of fresh air. The next time you make your way to Melaka, plan a fun visit to Taman Botanikal Melaka and keep your eyes peeled for D'Hutan ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Sat; 9AM-5.30PM (closed on Sunday)

Address: Taman Botanikal Melaka, Lebuh Ayer Keroh, 75450 Melaka

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