In the midst of the crowded streets of Malacca, Cottage Spices is located among other shops to be one of the best Nyonya restaurants in Malacca. Before you step inside, take a moment to appreciate the simple yet classic use of traditional wooden windows and elegant doors along with tanglungs hanging. The restaurant is a little eatery that fashions a simple décor depicting a Nyonya restaurant along with batik Nyonya as tablecloths for added ambience. Usually packed with customers, it is recommended to go to Cottage Spices early in order to get a table.
The humble menu at Cottage Spices offers limited types of dishes yet enough for those looking forward to experience authentic Nyonya cuisine. While you are in Malacca, do not leave without trying their signature Asam Pedas Fish as well as Ikan Goreng Cili Garam. If you are in the mood for prawns or squid, you can try their signature Udang Lemak Nenas or Sotong Sambal Petai whereas Ayam Pongteh and Ayam Rendang for those who prefer poultry. Accompany these dishes with a plate of warm white rice as well as Telur Dadar Cincalok and Kangkung Belachan for a lip-smacking meal. Otak-Otak, another Cottage Spices signature is also available.
Malacca is of course equals to cendol! So the cendol at Cottage Spices is hard to pass especially on a scorching hot day. Their Lime Plum Juice is perfect for quenching your thirst after your hearty meal or a bowl of cendol. Other drinks as simple as Ice Lemon Tea, Chinese Tea, Mineral Water are available.