Hard Rock Cafe Opens in Melaka

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Hard Rock International has opened a new cafe in the heart of Malaysias charming city of Melaka.

The new Hard Rock Cafe Melaka is located at the entrance of Jonker Walk within the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the third Hard Rock Cafe in Malaysia, joining those in Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

The 1,372-square-metre cafe includes seating for 200, a bar, spacious outdoor dining area, a live entertainment space that will feature Melakas unique local music scene, and a Rock Shop.

Select, hand-picked pieces of memorabilia from Hard Rocks iconic collection adorn the walls of Hard Rock Cafe Melaka. Fans will be able to see items from legendary and contemporary musicians from around the world, including a Fender Telecaster guitar played and signed by the legendary Bruce Springsteen in the 90s; a Ludwig snare drum used onstage by Alex Van Halen during Van Halens 2004 world tour; a stylish white dinner jacket worn by the genius of funk, soul, pop and rock Prince; a jacket worn by of Black Eyed Peas while he was out promoting his solo album Songs About Girls in 2007; Tom Pettys suede jacket and Rickenbacker guitar; a vinyl suit worn onstage in the 90s by Sir Elton John; and much more.

Melakas rich history and fascinating architecture embraces the cultural diversity of the charming city, said Matthew Putna, Senior Franchise Director of Operations, Asia Pacific, Hard Rock International. For over 20 years Hard Rock has been welcoming locals and visitors to the Malaysian Peninsula with our franchise partner Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, Tan Sri Syed Yusof and HPL Ltd, and our newest location will continue offering Hard Rocks unique hospitality.

Hard Rock, Malaysia

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