Gather around, cafe hoppers. One of our favourite things to do on the weekends is none other than having Sunday brunches, of course! Well, if you are already munching on good-looking food, it’s only fitting that you’ve got a stunning environment to boot. Today, we have uncovered the 20 best cafes and dessert spots in the Klang Valley with stunning interior designs and aesthetic spaces!
20 Must Visit Cafes For Amazing Photos For The Gram’ This 2020
Located near bustling Petaling Street, Wildflowers is an asian fusion restaurant serving sharing plates, wines and hand-crafted cocktails. The team behind one of Chinatown’s famous cafes has created an impressive dining venue with sleek and black furnishings. Potted plants and leafy greens amid the modern interior add a touch of nature to the entire space. Besides that, their food is also a visual delight with bursts of colour that’ll tantalise your palate as well.
📍 153, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 12pm – 10pm (Sunday to Thursday), 12pm – 2am (Friday and Saturday), Closed on Mondays
2. Lisette’s Cafe & Bakery
This hidden naturesque gem in Bangsar is where you go for freshly baked goods. While you’re at it, order yourself a warm cuppa coffee. If that sounds like your vibe, Lisette’s Cafe & Bakery is a wonderful place because their interior and exterior exudes striking natural beauty. This spot is perfect for couples or friends who are looking for some down-time. Trees, plants, and flowers fill the space and really set the scene for a peaceful afternoon date or catch-up sesh. Plus, this cafe also has a (mostly) meat-free “Beautiful Buffet” food selection.
📍 No. 8A & 8B, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 8am – 6pm (Daily)
3. Urban Daybreak
Without a doubt, Urban Daybreak is the ideal spot to satisfy all your breakfast food cravings. Besides that, this cafe has stunning floral decorations that are visually-perfect for the gram’. Their facade has a gorgeous floral arrangement that mimics blooming flowers and it is so pretty! Don’t forget to check out their beautiful restroom area that has a floral ceiling filled with the most aesthetic colours you can imagine. It is indeed all your breakfast and floral dreams come true at this lovely cafe in Bangsar.
📍11, Jalan Telawi 5, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
⏰ Opens daily, 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
4. Mechanic Cafe
If your Instagram feed has a monochrome aesthetic, the Mechanic Cafe is your go-to spot because their interior exhibits an elegant black and white space. Famed for their great coffee brews, this cafe also serves delicious food (try: Grilled Pork Chop). No doubt a visual delight, we dare say that their monochrome space also soothes the soul. Don’t you agree?
📍 No.135-1A&B, Jalan Dataran Cheras 8, Dataran Perniagaan Cheras, Belakong, 43200 Cheras, Selangor
⏰ 10am – 10pm (Daily)
5. TinyBaker in PINK
Nestled in Kota Damansara, TinyBaker in PINK is a unique space that features plenty of spots to take Instagram-worthy photographs. The space is beautifully designed with loads of wood pieces, dried florals, and dainty stoneware that give an overall Bohemian vibe. Coupled with charming furnishings and little details, it’s also a great place for afternoon tea. Sit back, relax, have a cuppa tea and don’t forget to take some lovely pictures!
📍 Strand Mall, 58-2, Jalan PJU 5/21, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
⏰ 11am – 6pm (Daily), Closed on Wednesdays
6. PODGY Kurau
There are plenty of lovely cafes in Bangsar and Podgy is certainly one of them. Calling themselves your go-to neighbourhood coffee joint, this place is a great for chillin’. Their cafe is so cosy because that’s how you should enjoy your coffee: comfortably. If you prefer being outdoors, their facade has the perfect amount of sunlight to give you a dose of vitamin D during your coffee o’clock. Order a cuppa, strike a pose, upload it to your gram’ and here’s your caption: bro, just chill.
📍5, Lorong Kurau, Lucky Garden, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 9am – 8pm (Daily), Closed on Tuesdays
7. Shaunteo Creations Pastry
If you’ve ever heard of Shaun Teo, you’d know that anything he creates turns out beautiful and that’s exactly the case for his cafe. Shaunteo Creations Pastry is a big space with gorgeous interiors and even bigger tastes. Of warm tones with white, copper, and brown colours; this cafe will make you feel like you’re at a Bohemian wedding. Here’s an idea: dress up in nude colours to match the interior, and we guarantee that your photo will look stunning on your Instagram feed.
📍 A01-17, Eve Suite, Jalan PJU 1a/41, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
⏰ 11am – 8pm (Saturday & Sunday), Closed on weekdays
8. One Half x ilaika
There is a saying that goes, “green is not a colour but, a state of mind”. [Fun fact: Green signifies the colour of life, renewal, nature, and energy]. During your visit to One Half, rest assured that your mind will be at peace because their space totally radiates positive vibes. And no, we don’t mean their green coloured walls – we’re talking about potted green plants that fill the area. Not only do these plants release more oxygen, they make up for creating a space that looks totally serene.
📍 17, Jalan 20/13, Taman Paramount, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
⏰ 8am – 11pm (Daily)
9. Chocha Foodstore
If food and space were a couple, Chocha Foodstore would have a very happy marriage. This cafe serves delicious locally-sourced food and you could say that their space is also locally-made. Oozing 1950 vibes, this place is set in Petaling Street inside an old shop lot with a high ceiling that is perfect for taking aerial shots. Keeping the original structure of the building, their founders have found a way to take you back in time with wood furnishings and old-school tiled floors. Plus, their food’s really good too.
📍 No 156, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 11am – 11pm (Sunday to Thursday), 11am – 12am (Friday & Saturday), Closed on Mondays
10. Luckin Kopi
Luckin Kopi is one of the newest cafes to open their doors to Petaling Street goers. Just a stone’s throw away from the Pasar Seni MRT, this cafe serves Malaysian delicacies in a more modern kopitiam setting. In addition to serving good-looking delights, this cafe has a gorgeous wildflower arrangement that hangs from the ceiling. Utilising the traditional building’s structure of high ceilings, they’ve turned the centre space into an Instagrammable corner. It’s no wonder that even tourists flood to their cafe for a photo opt.
📍 14, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Wilayah Persekutuan, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 7am – 9pm (Daily)
Other than their yummy servings of coffee and pastries, Flakes is also a great place to hangout, eat brunch, and take nice photos! Their interior is rather unique because we can’t quite put our finger on what design it is. But, it sure looks pretty good! This cafe exhibits a rustic atmosphere and you could definitely get creative with your photo opts. In addition, their facade features a large and beautiful space with tall columns that certainly fit an architectural aesthetic for your feed.
📍 B-G-06, The Hub SS2, 19 Sentral, Jalan Harapan, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
⏰ 10am – 7pm (Daily)
If we could paint a picture of heaven, this is what it would look like. Pokok is a beautiful cafe set in an urban glasshouse. Large glass windows and panels fill the exterior from floor to ceiling. This cafe emanates a happy harmony between rustic fashion and minimalistic character. In addition, the urban glasshouse allows plenty of natural light to shine in. It is such a warm and tranquil space to be – we’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.
📍 MAHSA Avenue, Block B, Jalan Elmu, off, Jalan Universiti, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 9am – 9pm (Daily), 9am – 8pm (Only on Tuesdays)
13. Kopenhagen Coffee
Nestled in upscale Mont Kiara, Kopenhagen Coffee is a cafe that looks like its fresh out of an IKEA catalogue. This coffee joint has an IKEA-like aesthetic with their classy table pieces and modern furnishings. Their paned windows allow natural sunshine to light the cafe so you never have to worry about lighting. Plus, they do call themselves “Little Scandinavia in Kuala Lumpur”, so head on over an say, “Hej!”, why don’t you?
📍 Vista Kiara Condo, Shoplot 7-6, 7, Jalan Kiara 3, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 7am – 5pm (Weekdays), 8am – 7pm (Weekends)
Up next, this cafe is Pokok KL’s little sister, Daun. (Isn’t that so cute?) This branch-off from Pokok features mouth-watering cakes and it’s heaven for dessert-goers. This dessert spot features a more simple setup but in all of its minimalistic charm, it’s also a visual stunner. More good news: this place is also great for hosting gatherings and parties. Their crisp white-walled interior gives so much room for creativity so you can make full use of your creative visions for any kind of occasion!
📍 Block B, Level 2, MAHSA Avenue Jalan Universiti, off, Jalan Ilmu, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 10am – 9pm (Daily), Closed on Mondays
15. Merchant’s Lane
Another Petaling Street hot spot, Merchant’s Lane is one of the older cafes in the area. But, it still makes the cut on our list because of its nostalgic aura. Formerly a brothel, this cafe is now reliving its days as an old-world beauty. It has an alluring charm with plenty of Instagrammable corners that’ll flood everyone’s feed. Don’t worry about having to make an edit (#unfiltered) – their entire space is ready for a quick upload to the gram’. Besides that, they serve irresistibly delicious fusian food that will tantalise your taste buds.
📍 150, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 1130am – 930pm (Weekdays), 930am – 930-pm (Weekends), Closed on Wednesdays
16. Maven Coffee Store
Are you searching for a new place for your coffee runs? Look no further because Maven Coffee Store is going to be your pick. Sure, their coffee is delicious but the real reason you’ll be returning to this coffee joint is because of their peaceful space. Our eyes just can’t get enough of this aesthetically-pleasing space, can yours?
📍 Lot G-30, Shamelin Star Residence, Jalan 6D/91, Taman Shamelin Perkasa, 56000 Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 1030am – 10pm (Weekdays), 10am – 10pm (Weekends), Closed on Mondays
17. Botanica + Co
You can find Botanica + Co within the concrete jungle of Bangsar South or Alila Bangsar. Inspired by the botanics, this cafe houses lush greenery to encapsulate the feeling of dining outdoors. This cafe utilises simple furniture with contemporary ornaments that highlight their space more. In addition to serving unpretentious food, this cafe has a relaxing ambience that is perfect for warm conversations.
@ Bangsar South
📍 G5, 8, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 1130am – 10pm (Monday to Thursday), 1130am – 12am (Friday), 930am – 12am (Saturday), 930am – 10pm (Sunday)
@ Alila Bangsar
📍 58, Jalan Ang Seng, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 8am – 10pm (Daily)
18. Vintage 1988
Vintage 1988 is an accessories and cafe store that has been around since 2010. Although it was only 10 years ago since its inception, this cafe is still keepin’ it real with their interior space. Neon lights that read “Welcome To The Good Old Days”, set the mood for a trip back in time. Their moody interior speaks volumes for representing a modern reincarnation of old times and we are totally diggin’ this look.
📍 Lot P6.27.00, Tokyo Street, Pavilion KL, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 10am – 10pm (Daily)
19. Kooky Cream
Fact: dessert makes everything better. Kooky Cream is a dessert place that will instantly turn your frown upside down. This adorable cafe has a very cosy ambience and their interior space is really cute. There are little mural paintings on their white walls so keep an eye out for them! Overall, we would say that this cafe’s simplistic and dainty interior design is what makes it a go-to spot to comfort yourself after a long week.
📍 Lot A-G-02 The Hub SS2 19 Sentral, Jalan Harapan, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
⏰ 2pm – 11pm (Sunday to Thursday), 2pm – 12am (Friday & Saturday), Closed on Tuesdays
20. The Soybean Factory
Located in picturesque Kwai Chai Hong, The Soybean Factory opens its newest outlet at Petaling Street’s most Instagrammable spot and it’s their cafe that’s stealing the show. We daresay that this dessert place is our pick for Klang Valley’s most Instagram-worthy spot because their interior design is jaw-droppingly beautiful. Wait no longer, this dessert spot is a must-visit for anyone who’s looking to win at this Instagram game.
📍The Soybean Factory @ Kwai Chai Hong, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
⏰ 12pm – 11pm (Daily)
Which Of These Cafes Are You Most Excited To Visit?
There you have it, that wraps up our top 20 most aesthetic cafes and dessert places in the Klang Valley. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but there is no doubt that all of these spots are a feast for the eyes. Head on over to any of these cafes and level up your Instagram feed with their aesthetically-pleasing spaces. After all, we’re all guilty of doing it for the gram’.
Co-written with Amelia Thai
Feature image credit: (left) @17_th_, (center) @squarepad, (right) @botanica.co
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