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15 NEW Cafes in KL & PJ You Need To Check Out Before NYE [2022 Guide]

Make the most of these last couple weeks of 2022!

As the year comes to a close and the holiday season comes to fruition, calories go out the door, and you’re allowed to eat to your heart’s content! Why not do it at some of Klang Valley’s newest cafes? Here are 15 spots to dine, take pictures, and enjoy before 2023!

15 NEW Cafes To Discover In KL & PJ

1. Fly Me To KL

Fly Me To KL Cafe
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Picture the perfect desert getaway, and you’ll probably see Fly Me To KL. This picturesque eatery is their second outlet— originally stemming from Penang. They don’t only serve up dreamy vibes and a killer view but as well as delicious western fare. From quirky beverages and picnic-worthy baskets as well as elevated versions of classic cafe dishes. 

Fly Me To KL Cafe
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Fly Me To KL Cafe
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Address: Level 37, Madison Block Of Regalia Serviced Apartments

Operating Hours: 9am-12am (Sat-Sun) | 12pm-10:30pm (Mon-Fri)

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link: Instagram 

2. Luckbros Kopi @ Kota Damansara 

Luckbros Kopi
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Formerly known as Luckin Kopi— Luckbros Kopi’s new outlet in Kota Damansara isn’t just a beautifully decorated cafe and a mini petting zoo. It’s the perfect place for the whole family! Kids get to enjoy with fluffy friends, while parents can relax with Luckbros signature coffees and plates of local fare with comforting twists.

Luckbros Kopi

Luckbros Kopi
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Address: 2A-H, PUS Teknologi Sunsuria, Jalan Teknologi Taman Sains Selangor 1, PJU 5, Kota Damansara

Operating Hours: 10am – 10pm (Daily)

Status: Pork-free

Link(s): Instagram | Website

3. Mountbatten KL

Mountbatten KL Cafe
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Taking heritage to a new level– Mountbatten KL not only occupies one of the older shophouses but also named itself after Jalan Tun Perak’s former name (Google it!). Spot its quirky exterior with bright blue doors on both lower and higher levels. On the Mountbatten menu, you’ll find fresh takes on traditional favourites and refreshing beverages.

Mountbatten KL
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Mountbatten KL
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Address: 58, Jalan Tun Perak, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 8am – 10pm (Daily) 

Status: Pork-free

Link: Instagram 

4. Botanica+Co

Botanica+Co
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Not the only household name on the list— Bangsar South favourite, Botanica+Co has opened its doors at Bamboo Hills. Their latest flagship restaurant looks like the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, without leaving it. With a grown-up, bolder and smokier take on their menu, they serve up a uniquely curated spread of dishes.

Botanica+Co
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Address: P-09, Taman Bukit Bambu Off, Lebuhraya Duta – Ulu Kelang, Taman Bamboo

Operating Hours: 11am – 9pm (Daily) 

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link(s): Instagram | Linktree

5. Kooky Plate

Kooky Plate
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Hot plates of Asian-inspired mains and, sweet treats served on colourful plates and drinks that’ll brighten your day— Kooky Plate is set to be KL’s new place to be. Coming from their sister store, Kooky Cream, you can get their famous silky-smooth Tau Foo Fah Cheesecake here as well.

Kooky Plate
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Address: 16, Jalan Yap Ah Shak, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 8:30am-10pm (Sat-Sun) | 11am-10pm (Tue-Fri)

Status: Pork-free

Link: Instagram

6. Moodmood @ Jalan Tun H S Lee

Moodmood
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Uniquely different from other cafes, serving up housemade pasta with umami-packed influences with an ambience that will have you feeling in the mood Moodmood @ Jalan Tun H S Lee is the perfect spot for an intimate date, both day and night.  

Moodmood
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Address: 196, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 12pm – 10pm (Closed on Tues) 

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link: Instagram

7. All About Chew @ Bukit Damansara

All About Chew
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All About Chew began as the search for the perfect chewy chocolate chip progressed to a successful home-baking business and then their very own stand at The Five @ Bukit Damansara. Founder and OG baker, Yasmin JS, is no stranger to providing delicious bakes with a distinctly chewy texture. From the cookie that started it all— the Chewbacca to crowd favourites like the Raspberry Softy, your sweet tooth will thank you.

All About Chew Cafes
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Address: Block A, The Five @ KPD, Damansara Heights

Operating Hours: 10am – 6pm (Daily)

Status: Pork-free

Link(s): Instagram | Home Delivery

8. Kenny Hills Bakers @ IOI City Mall

Kenny Hills Cafe
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A household name, Kenny Hills Bakers isn’t a new establishment but due to their success, they managed to open their sixth (and largest) outlet at IOI City Mall— making this their first expansion outside of KL. Not only sporting a new postcode, they also serve up new and exclusive menu additions – that you wouldn’t find in other KH cafes – along with their famous pastries.

Kenny Hills Baker Cafe
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Address: Lot GE217 & GE218, IOI City Mall Phase II, Wilayah Persekutuan, 62502 Putrajaya

Operating Hours: 10am – 10pm (Daily) 

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol-infused desserts

Link(s): Instagram | Linktree

9. Niju Coffee Hub @ SS2

Niju Coffee Hub Cafes
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At Niju Coffee Hub, you can shop for earth-toned ceramics while sipping on perfectly curated beverages and brunch fare with Japanese influences. They are serious about their coffee— roasting and blending their wide range of the best coffee beans from around the world in-house.  

Niju Coffee Hub Cafes
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Address: 20A, Jalan SS 2/61, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating Hours: 9am-6pm (Sat-Sun) | 8am-5pm (Tue-Fri)

Status: Pork-free

Link(s): Instagram | Shopee

10. Petiteserie Bakery & Cafe @ Ara Damansara

Petiteserie Ara Cafes
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One of Klang Valley’s household names in all things pastry, Petiteserie, has officially launched its bakery cum cafe in Ara Damansara. You’ll be drawn in by the scents of oven-fresh pastries and stay for the unique brunch creations from their kitchen. Pair with their kefir sodas for an experience that’s uniquely theirs. 

Petiteserie Ara Cafes
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Address: 1A, Jalan PJU 1A/20A, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating Hours: 7:30am-5:30pm (Thur-Tue) 

Status: Pork-free

Link(s): Instagram | Home Delivery

11. Swtchbck Coffee @ Hartamas

Swtchbck Coffee Cafes
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Swtchbck Coffee was the brainchild of both young entrepreneurs and mountain biking enthusiasts, Adam and Jo, during the peak of Covid-19 lockdowns. What started as a delivery service to get caffeine junkies their espresso-based drink fixes during MCO has now blossomed into their very own cafe in the area that started it all— Sri Hartamas. Find expertly made drinks and breakfast favourites here.

Swtchbck Coffee Cafes
Photo: @swtchbckcoffee (Instagram)

Address: No 7, Jln 26/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas

Operating Hours: 8am – 6pm (Daily) 

Status: Muslim-owned

Link: Instagram 

12. Curio Dark@ The Grange

Curio Dark Cafes
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Curio’s darker, bolder and more experimental side– Curio Dark, is the daring alter-ego of their first outlet. Serving up the same high-quality beverages, but concocted with ingredients like kefir that accentuate and bring out different sides of coffee. They also serve cafe classics like popcorn chicken and waffles, making appearances on the menu.

Curio Dark Cafes
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Address: LG01, Lower Ground Floor, The Grange @ Ampwalk, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 10am-6pm (Thurs-Mon) 

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link: Instagram 

13. Good Stvff / BEAM @ Bandar Sri Damansara

Good Stvff Cafes
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Take the day slowly while feeding and caffeinating yourself with the best stuff from Good Stvff and Beam. One of the cafes to be for high-quality coffee, speciality Chinese teas, and cafe food with an infusion of local flavours.

Good Stvff Cafes
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Address: 28, Jalan Gangsa SD5/3B, Bandar Sri Damansara, 52200 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 9:30am – 5pm (Closed on Tues) 

Status: Pork-free

Link(s): Instagram | Website

14. Upperdeck @ Petaling Street

Upperdeck Cafes
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Just in time to deck the halls this holiday season at the newly opened— Upperdeck KL. Serving up truly unique dishes that are the best of both Malaysia and brunch fare. Their dishes are perfectly accented by the restaurant’s airy feel and hints of natural lighting. 

Upperdeck Cafes
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Address: 58-1, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hour: 8:30am-10pm (Sat-Sun) | 11am-10pm (Tue-Fri)

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol

Link: Instagram

15. Oomph @ Bukit Jalil

Oomph KL Cafes
Photo: @oomph.kl (Instagram)

This establishment definitely lives up to its namesake— Oomph. You can get elevated brunch dishes during the day and superbly savoury dishes by night, both paired with a slew of beverages from coffee to wines of all types. 

Oomph Cafes
Photo: @oomph.kl (Instagram)

Address: E-G-3A, Tropika Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 9am-2am (Daily)

Status: Pork-free, serves alcohol 

Link: Instagram

Must-Visit Cafes For Your Next Cafe Hopping

Explore these new cafes before New Year’s Eve and let us know which one you like best!

Written By Hanissya Hashim

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