The best kept secret in town
Mimi (secret; private; confidential), nothing beats Mimi restaurant, a modern Chinese restaurant nestled within the iconic 1-Altitude Melaka. Created by the renowned Singapore based lifestyle and F&B company, 1-Group, Mimi opened in the historic River House, Clarke Quay in 2018. Mimi at 1-Altitude Melaka combines the charm of a rooftop restaurant with a contemporary twist on Melaka’s heritage. With its traditional Chinese cuisine presented with a modern flair, Mimi offers a classy and chic dining experience. It’s the highest Chinese restaurant in Melaka, yet it’s a hidden gem.
For Mimi, sourcing the finest produce is core; whether it be from the land or sea. Specialising in Cantonese, Teo Chew and Sichuan cuisine, Mimi has a particular focus to the best local and imported seafood.
With its three private dining rooms and an intimate dining room, Mimi is the ‘must go to’ destination, whether it be signing a deal with a new client, a gathering of family or friends. Neighbouring Mimi is Mi-Bar, Melaka’s first sky high ‘speak easy’ and cigar bar with its plush leather sofas and ‘old Shanghai’ accents. With its wide selection of whiskies and brandy’s, Mi-Bar is perfect for an after-dinner night cap.
Mimi will be opening for Chinese New Year reservations from February 1st.
As we herald the Year of the Dragon by making celebratory plans with family and loved ones, Mimi by 1-Altitude Melaka extends a tantalising invitation to a memorable celebration of prosperity and cheer with its Golden Dragon Feast Chinese New Year Menu!
Prepare for a festive indulgence that beckons new beginnings while staying true to cherished Chinese New Year traditions. The Golden Dragon Feast features three specially curated menus which will run from 1 to 24 February 2024. Starting at RM988++, each menu is a culinary masterpiece set to elevate Chinese New Year dining in Melaka. Guests will be taken on a culinary journey that blends tradition with modern flair, promising a dining experience unlike any other.
A highlight not to be missed is the Norwegian Trout ‘Yee Sang’ Platter, which puts a contemporary twist on a traditional favourite. Starting at RM98++, this meticulously crafted dish is also available for takeaway to wow your guests at home! Enhance your celebration with optional additions like exquisite Abalone for an extra RM20++ or the delicate sweetness of Snow Pear for an additional RM40++.
To enhance the festivities, this exquisite ‘Yee Sang’ Platter will be made available across 1-Altitude Melaka’s establishments: Wildseed Café, Wildseed Bistro, MONTI, and FLNT. Whether you’re dining in at Mimi, exploring our variety of establishments, or bringing the celebration home, our festive menu promises a vibrant and roaring start to your Chinese New Year.
Delve into the heartwarming familiarity of festive reunions with Mimi’s take on traditional poultry delicacies which perfectly blend simplicity with grandiosity. The highly recommended Braised Free Range Chicken artfully employs familiar tastes and aromatics like Ginseng or luscious Supreme Soy Sauce to evoke the essence of home. Meanwhile, a Dong-Jiang-Style Poached Duck is also an option for those seeking a different tasteful direction.
Mimi not only celebrates the richness of traditional offerings but also exhibits the diverse and nuanced flavours inherent in Chinese seafood cuisine in this menu. The simplicity of fresh Sea Prawns is elevated with Tobikko; a delicate burst of umami and subtle crunch that provides an elegant contrast to the overall dish. For those seeking something more contemporary, the Wok-Fried Sea Prawn and Asparagus provides a more modern take, adding a refined and sophisticated touch to the Lunar New Year festivities.
Mimi concludes your festive feast with an enticing range of options to savour fish, a dish when cooked just right, is revered for its smooth, flaky texture. Whether steamed or pan-fried, delight in the delicate flavours brought to life through different preparations, be it Vietnamese, Hong Kong, or Taiwanese styles. Mimi’s mastery of fish ultimately takes centre stage, ensuring an unforgettable Chinese New Year dining experience.
Located at the highest point in Melaka with spectacular views of the Straits of Malacca, Mimi embodies the spirited essence of Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dragon, a creature known for its charisma, intelligence, confidence, power and natural gifts. Savour an experience put together by the remarkable team at Mimi, where each dish reflects an unwavering commitment to culinary excellence and innovation.
So mark your calendars and head to 1-Altitude Melaka for an unforgettable Chinese New Year celebration! Here’s to a prosperous and joyous Year of the Dragon!
Explore the menu here.