13 Best Cendol in Melaka
1. Aunty Koh Cendol
When listing the best cendol in Melaka, you wouldn’t forget to add Aunty Koh Cendol on the list!
For just RM5, you’ll get the richest and creamiest cendol in Melaka for an affordable price.
Their famous cendol, Tai Bak or Nyonya-style cendol, is a must-try, made with fresh coconut milk and flavourful Gula Melaka.
Note: They close up pretty early and aren’t available on weekdays, so take note of their open hours.
Contact: +6016-366 2637
Opening Hours: Saturday & Sunday, 10:30am – 1:30pm
2. Christina Ee Nyonya Cendol
At first glance, you would think Christina Ee Nyonya Cendol is a simple snack shop. However, they serve the best cendol in the area!
Their top items are the Nyonya Durian Cendol where you can top it off with durian and Original Flappo Cendol, a mixture of fresh durian and whipped cream as the topping.
You can’t miss out on their traditional nyonya cendol filled with fresh coconut milk, high quality brown sugar and home-cooked red bean!
Note: You can purchase local snacks to take home.
Opening Hours: Daily, 10:30am – 7:00pm
Closed on: Thursday
3. Cendol Kampung Hulu @ Makan Avenue
The cendol served at this restaurant in Makan Avenue adds a twist by topping their treat with ice cream.
They also have other garnishes to choose from if you want to increase the taste.
Add a little more syrup or some jam to make this sweet treat definitely something you won’t forget.
Their best items include Special Cendol and Durian Cendol.
Note: There’s usually a long queue, be ready to wait for your order for a while.
Contact: +6012-673 2028
Sunday to Thursday: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:00am – 12:30am
This dessert café is infamous for lots of reasons, some of those being their laksa and cendol.
Jonker88 is definitely one of the best cendol in Melaka that’s worth trying.
Their top budget-friendly prices include Gula Malacca Cendol, Baba Cendol and Durian Cendol, filled with thick delicious gooey palm sugar (gula melaka).
Note: Take note that lots of tourists and crowds tend to be present.
Contact: +6019-397 5665
Saturday: 9:30am – 9:00pm
Daily: 9:30am – 6:00pm
5. Madam Kiow Cendol
A little further down the road from Aunty Koh Cendol is another great cendol stall, Mdm Kiow Cendol.
What makes them unique is the ingredients they use are all homemade, at an affordable price.
Their cendol also features extra gooey Gula Melaka and softer cendol.
They offer other homemade treats as well such as Nyonya Kuih, Pai Tee, Apam Berkuah Durian, Pisang Goreng.
Note: They are only open during the weekends but stay open right before dinner time.
Contact: +606-335 4355
Opening Hours: Saturday & Sunday: 11:30am – 5:00pm
6. Raja Cendol Taming Sari
In the Bandar Hilir area, this cendol stall is said to serve the best cendol in Melaka, within the location.
Compared to their competitors, they have lots of durians such as Musang King which definitely puts them at a top spot for durian cendol.
With so much durian to look through, locals who are fond of cendol truly find the flavours they serve rather satisfying with unique durian aroma and taste.
Note: A single bowl is good for about 2 people to share.
Contact: +6017-210 0529
Opening Hours: Daily: 9:30am to 11:00pm
7. Restoran Aunty Lee Cendol
One of the best things about this restaurant is how they make their dishes with love.
Their cendol is made of thick gula melaka with fine ice, together with small red beans.
You can request additional durian to have with your cendol if you want a stronger kick.
Note: Waiting time is rather long because it can get pretty crowded.
Contact: +606-283 1009
Daily: 11:30 am – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Closed on: Tuesday
8. Justberrys Dessert House Cendol
Mixing together an ice cream parlor and a café, the Justberrys Dessert House offers lots of sweet treats to satisfy your cravings!
They are pretty generous with their services especially the amount of green jelly, kidney beans and gula melaka.
This would be the best place to try all kinds of sweet desserts aside from their cendol!
Note: They only accept cash so be sure to have spare change.
Contact: +6012-631 8668
Opening Hours: Daily: 12:00pm to 11:00pm
9. Nancy Kitchen Cendol
If you’re up for some authentic nyonya food in Melaka, a great place to go is Nancy’s Kitchen.
They offer a lot of unique Nyonya style dishes, including the cendol.
The cendol is made with fresh ingredients, keeping the authentic Nyonya cendol taste at bay.
Note: Be sure to try their other main dishes such as Nyonya laksa and their wide selection of Nyonya desserts.
Contact: +606-283 6099
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday: 11:00am – 7:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:00am – 9:00pm
Closed on: Tuesday
10. Bibik House Cendol
After a long day of work or sightseeing, a bowl of cendol will definitely help you beat the heat and get right back on your feet –which is what Bibik House Cendol serves.
Surprisingly, they serve their cendol separated from the shaved ice.
This isn’t very common, but it’s a good thing too!
They even offer a container for extra gula melaka on every table.
Note: Best for people who have a sweet tooth since you can add extra gula melaka!
Contact: +6016-628 9199
Monday to Thursday: 10:30 am – 8:00pm
Friday to Sunday: 10:30 am – 12:00am
11. Cendol Jam Besar
For one of the best traditional cendol, check out Cendol Jam Besar. They’re also known to be the most established cendol shops in the country.
They offer different kinds of cendol, but what hits the most is the traditional one which is made to be very close to the original creation.
Their traditional cendol is as cheap as RM 2.50 each.
Note: The place is usually crowded, and even more during the holidays.
Contact: +6016-654 5911
Weekends: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Weekdays: 10:00am – 6:30pm
12. The Kappan House
What makes the Kappan House such a great find is the simplicity and affordable costs for cendol.
Despite not being so grand, their cendol is harmonic and balances well with each ingredient.
At only RM 3.50 you get a bowl with quality gula melaka that’s enough to satisfy your sweets craving!
Note: The place is rather small but isn’t always crowded.
Contact: +6012-275 3131
Opening Hours: Daily, 11:00am – 8:00pm
Closed on: Thursday
13. East & West Rendezvous Cendol
When it comes to finding the best cendol in Melaka, which includes durian cendol, some people would vote for East & West Rendezvous.
The café serves their cendol with strong flavors. Despite having a strong fragrance, the sweetness is the right amount.
They even have bits of real durian flesh to top it off!
Note: Try their other desserts, however, their dumplings and kuih sell out fast so give them a call to reserve yours before you head to the café.
Contact: +6016-634 6283
Opening Hours: Daily, 9:30am – 5:30pm
Closed on: Wednesday
The next time you’re on a hunt for some cooling tasty dessert treat, make sure to try out every one of these places for the best cendol in Melaka!
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