Shopping at Jonker Street
Shopping at Jonker Street
Shopping at Jonker Street 21. May 2018
A trip to Melaka will not be short of taking a walk along its famed Jonker Street. Be prepared to splash out on keepsakes, freshly baked traditional pastries, dried goods and delicious food as you spend your day there.

Jonker Street offers the definitive local shopping experience, with shops selling a variety of goods including the traditional sarong kebaya to dried goods.

Orangutan House

59 Lorong Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Tel +60 6282 6872
Opening hours: 10am to 6pm (Daily)

The Orangutan House is a studio gallery established in 1992 by local artist Charles Cham. It is instantly recognisable with its brightly painted exterior – a sunshine yellow building with a huge orangutan painted on the outside. You can buy contemporary paintings of Charles as well as T-shirts, a very popular souvenir bought by visitors.


Chua Soon Hup Grocery

70, Jalan Tokong, 75200 Melaka
Tel +60 6281 7194
Opening hours: 7am to 5pm (Sun to Mon); 7am to 10.30pm (Fri & Sat)

Established more than 50 years ago, Chua Soon Hup grocery shop sells an array of dried goods, with their specialty being the dried soya bean noodles and meesua, a type of Chinese noodles made from wheat flour.


San Shu Gong

33, Jalan Hang Jebat,75200 Melaka
Tel +606 286 8262
Opening hours: 9am to 6pm (Daily)

Image Credit: Tripadvisor

Located right at the start of Jonker Street, this shop stocks up on a multitude of foodstuff including delicious pastries and sweets great as gifts for family and friends. Pick out the Gai Zai Beng (鸡仔饼)- a sweet & savoury biscuit with five-spice powder or its Nyonya curry paste so you can whip up a chicken curry dish in your kitchen that tastes professionally prepared.

Image Credit: San Shu Gong | Website

ColourBeads Nyonya Beaded Shoes Specialist

84 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, 75200 Melaka

Jonker Street Nyonya Beaded Shoes & Accessories Shop started its business in Malacca in the ’80s. Mr. and Mrs. Lim, the shop owners, have been in hand-crafting shoes business with over 30 years of experience. This delicate art was passed on from their parents and has been their core business for many years. Their expertise are in Nyonya beaded shoes and various items like ladies’ sandals, clogs, bound feet shoes, beaded bags and on special requests-dancing shoes.

Located on the next street along Jonker Walk, be sure to pop by if you keen to bring home traditional Nyonya beaded shoes or a Nyonya sarong kebaya for that special occasion wear.