This hip and casual café-bar panders to the young and young-at-heart with pool and board games like scrabble and backgammon. Both regular pool tables and round ones can be found here. Cosy, comfortable chairs and bar stools mix congenially with friendly service of pretty waitresses. The food menu lists a variety of dishes that range from North Indian to local Chinese food and a must-try specialty is Frog Legs Porridge. Beers, wines, brandy, gin and whiskey, cocktails and several imported coolers like Kampai and KGB are available.
One of the largest of its kind in Malacca, Big Bike has 18 karaoke rooms for you to choose from. The biggest room features a projector for flashing karaoke MTVs. Two other rooms are equipped with disco sound systems and can host mini parties. The other smaller rooms can comfortably accommodate between 10 to 30 persons. There is also a dance floor for those who prefer to boogey. The list of drinks includes cocktails, fruit juices, soft drinks, beer, liquor, coffee and tea. An assortment of crisps, chips and nuts are served for free.
The younger aged group mostly frequents this rather cool hangout. A certain vibrancy envelopes this happening night spot just like its name implies. Always dark on the inside save for flashing disco lights, throngs of youngsters hang around a handful of sofas and glass topped coffee tables. Instead of sitting down, most prefer to groove to the beat of techno, rock, pop and R&B on the dance floor. Besides the usual soft drinks and juices, beer is also served. The alcohol list also includes Bacardi, Campari, gin, martini, vodka and many more.
A hangout for most techno lovers of the younger age group, Downtown can get really packed during weekends. The entrance is made to look like a dinosaur's mouth. Inside, comfortable sofas and glass-top coffee tables can be found. The dance floor is big enough to cater to large crowds during weekends. Peanuts, potato chips and muruku (Indian chips) are served here. Quench your thirst with a glass of fruit juice, soft drink, liquor, tea or coffee. There is also a wide range of beers to choose from.
Founded by seven 20-somethings, this theme cafe showcases a good range of Coca-Cola souvenirs and memorabilia. Numerous Coca-Cola bottles from around the world, in all shapes and sizes from Super Mini to Super Big, make a refreshing decor statement. Main meals as well as sandwiches and snacks are served here. A wide range of cocktails, teas, sherbets, coffee and beer are available.
Mainly frequented by those in their late 20s to late 40s, this pub sees regulars come in almost every day. Small but popular, the interior is lit up with dimmers and can get a little too smoky for some people. Little round wooden tables with wooden chairs are placed opposite a small bar. Pool tables and karaoke are available. Light snacks such as Japanese peanuts, chips, muruku (Indian crisps), potato chips and green peas are served here. For drinks, choose from soft drinks, fruit juices, tea, coffee, beer and other types of liquor.
The Famosa Lounge occupies a screened-off area in the central lobby of the luxurious Renaissance Melaka Hotel. Contemporary furnishings blend comfortably into the chandeliers and marble flooring of the lobby to create an engaging ambience for drinks and light meals. The menu lists chicken chops, hamburgers, sandwiches, pizza or fish and chips among other finger foods. You have a choice of soft drinks, fruit juices, tea, coffee, beer and liquor are available.
Sing the night away in this nine-room karaoke lounge, which is frequented by locals and tourists alike. Simplicity is the essence here. The main furnishings comprise round, glass-topped coffee tables and comfortable love-seats. A small dance floor serves the odd urge to dance when singing takes a break. Snacks such as cashew nuts, groundnuts, sesame-flavored nuts and curry-flavored potato chips are sold here. For drinks, you have a choice of soft drinks, fruit juices, beer, liquor, cocktails, coffee and tea.