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“Not there..”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Bucket Bar - CLOSED

Bucket Bar
Price range: US$2 - US$9
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, American, European, Spanish, Asian, Portuguese, Malaysian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Description: COOLEST restaurant bar in town! Located right in the heart of the Historical Melaka which has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site makes Bucket Bar so magical and memorable for all travelers. After a day of touring the amazing city, it is time to see the beautiful people get together who loves and needs music with an ice cold beer in hand in the cosy and air-conditioned bar or sit outdoors. Hangout with a your buddies or come meet new fellow travelers! For the gastronomically adventurous, try some of our fantastic local Nyonya and Chinese food or even some spicy Portuguese and Spanish tapas! Shoot some pool or listen to live music on Fridays and Saturdays! If you have not been to Bucket Bar Melaka, you have not seen Melaka.
Darlington, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Not there..”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

Looked all over for this place. Nobody had heard the name? Just thought I would let people know. If I missed this place then I apologies but must have been hidden from view.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Liz O
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English first
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great bar!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2012 via mobile

We spent our last night in Melaka at Bucket Bar and it was by far our best night!

Yong, the owner, was very welcoming when we arrived at around 11pm and we ended up chatting throughout the night. He even set up a Beer Bong for us which was a great laugh.

No smell of smoke existed, the place was very clean. Didn't ask for food as we had come straight from the Jonker night markets where there are dozens of places to grab a bite!

Definitely a bar to visit if you are in Melaka!

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1 Thank Ryan L
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Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Bad!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2012 via mobile

Because of the reviews, I've planned to go to this bar even before the trip. First we walked past the bar about 6ish, it wasn't opened. So we left and came back again at 8ish and it's still not opened. So we went to Discovery bar for a drink instead. But since Bucket bar is on the way back to our hotel, we dropped by again at 9ish and it's finally opened. We stepped into the bar, there's one guy standing behind the bar and another girl smoking indoor. So you can imagine how smoky it was. Then we asked if they served food ( we just wanted some bar/finger food). And the guy just coldly said sold out and ignore us!! It really seemed like he's not bothered to do any business. So just forget about going there at all

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Thank Drinking_bear
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singapore
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Love this bar”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2012

We reached there at 12am, little hungry. leaving the kids at casa del rio.

The owner offered us pretty hotdog buns and fries. As his chef has left, we were happy with the food.

The ambience was really good with nice music.

The plus point was the friendly owner, very chatty and cool guy. We drank quite a bit, carlsberg.
If not a beer lover, there is the honey wine which is very yummy.

We stayed till 230am, enjoying the rain and companion!

Will give it excellent, if the owner did not perists on getting his 10cents change. Hahaha.

Love this place, a good chill out after the hectic Jonker street.

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1 Thank celwong
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great place to chill in Melaka”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2012

Great place to relax and chill. We came after jonker nite mkt and arrived at almost 12am. It was a quiet nite and thought we'll just have 2 beers and head back to the hotel. Ended up we engaged in a very entertaining conversation with Yong the boss. We talked like we've known many years! He is very friendly and chatty. A decent place to play pool games and chit chat, restrooms are spotlessly clean! Very well maintained. It's located just opp the tourist police outside jonker walk, first shop nearest to Christ church. Not as rowdy and crowded like the bars in jonker walk. Will definitely go again in our nxt trip to Melaka!!

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Thank Yen D
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CheongPoh, Owner at Bucket Bar, responded to this review, 14 August 2012
Thanks for those kind words guys and it was great having you here too! Looking forward to seeing y'all again on your next trip here! Cheers!!
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