Attention all foodies! If you’re wondering where to get the best coffee, waffle, brunch, breakfast sets and the likes in Kuala Lumpur, you have come to the right place! In today’s cafe guide, we are going to cover the best cafe in Kuala Lumpur! Are you excited? If so, then you should continue reading.
Best Cafe in Kuala Lumpur
Coffee is one of the most important things for most of the coffee lovers. According to Healthline, coffee can actually make your happier and fight depression. To people who just can’t get enough of coffee, okay, we get it. Here’re our picks of top 10 cafes in Kuala Lumpur.
1. Merchant Lane
Feel like unleashing your Asian vibe? This café is definitely the place to go! This cafe is built for Instagram shots, with antiques, swings, textured walls, flowers and a high window for natural light to fall through. The menu is no regular menu either.
Additionally, the café offers a fusion of both Asian and Western cuisines in their dishes with prices ranging from RM20 to RM26. Dishes such as the South China Sea (RM26) – grilled salmon served with 63C egg, salsa and homemade hash, Kg. Sg Tua (RM25) – grilled salmon topped with creamy masak merah lemak chilli padi sauce, and the Italian Chow Mein (RM20) – a Malaysian rendition of spaghetti, are the few popular items that you should not miss when you visit this cafe.
Address: Merchant’s Lane, 150, Jalan Petaling, 50000 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hour: 11.30am-11.00pm, Closed on Wednesdays.
Tel: 03-2022 1736
2. Yellow Brick Road + Wicked Pancake Parlour
Who doesn’t love a good pancake? Yellow Brick Road is very well known for their PAN-tastic pancakes. They offer both savory and sweet pancakes to satisfy every pancake cravings possible with prices ranging from RM17 to RM 28. The Buttery Chick Chicken (RM 20) is one of the pancakes that shouldn’t be missed as it is an exceptional savory pancake done well.
If you prefer something on the sweet side, I love Kaya (RM22) – poached fruits with French toast in a caramelized Kaya sauce – would be able to satisfy the sugar craving! The café also serves other categories of food such as big breakfast sets, small snacks and pastas, all within the range of RM 13 to RM 30. You would not be disappointed with the atmosphere in the café either!
Address: 50490,7, Jalan Batai, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Operating Hours: 9am-5pm (Mon-Thurs), 9am-10pm (Fri-Sun)
Tel: 03-2856 0903
3. Pulp by Papa Palheta
Pulp is another best cafe in Kuala Lumpur. A lone garage by itself in the middle of nowhere, this café is definitely one of the unique ones in Kuala Lumpur. It prides itself on its blend of coffee and aesthetics. Pulp is a MUST visit for coffee lovers everywhere. They do mostly single roasts, with a range of 8 coffee beans and a price range of RM8 to RM12.
Other than coffee, this café also provides light bites like the nutty toast (RM10) which comes with a generous serving of nuts and almonds with a thin peanut butter sauce and honey drizzle that will drive Winnie the Pooh nuts! It is also a great spot for Instagram shots to be taken!
Address: 29-01, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 9am-7pm (Tues-Fri), 9am-10pm (Sat-Sun), Closed on Mondays
Tel: 03-2201 3650
Looking for a chill place to watch the afternoon drive by? VCR is just the place! With it’s see-through ceiling allowing natural light to fall through, it offers a great atmosphere for customers to sit and relax.
Some of the popular dishes include the big breakfast platter (RM32) – comes with sausages, scrambled eggs, beef bacon, mushrooms, baked beans, tomatoes, vegetables and toast, the potato waffle (RM20) and the French toast (RM18) that comes with a fresh berry compote, espresso ice cream and mocha sauce. Trust us when we say that the food will make your money’s worth!
Crunchy, eggy, sweet-cinnamon dusted French Toast.
Address: 2, Jalan Galloway, Bukit Bintang, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 8.30am-11.00pm (daily)
Tel: 03-2110 2330
Inspired by the Swedish philosophy, ‘Fika’(spelt the way it is pronounced), which means ‘to take a break’. Feeka Coffee Roasters is housed in converted townhouses in Changkat Bukit Bintang in the central KL. The cafe serves an all-encompassing menu of egg-centric dishes, cakes, sandwiches, coffee and other delightful mains.
19, Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 8.am-11pm (daily)
Tel: 03-2110 4599
6. The Owls Cafe
Next up on our KL cafe list is The Owls Cafe.
Located away from the city center in Bukit Jalil is one of the best waffle places in KL. In fact, The Owls Café is famous for their flower-patterned waffles as they are big in portion and are very delicious! They are reasonably priced too! (RM10-RM23).
If you enjoy having your waffles with Earl Grey ice cream, strawberries, blueberries, and bananas, the Rebecca (RM18) is the waffle for you! For those who enjoy chocolate, the David (RM18) – waffles with bananas, homemade Vanilla ice scream together with peanut butter and chocolate sauce – would definitely satisfy your taste buds!
Address: Jalan Jalil Jaya 6, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 10am-7pm (Tues-Thurs, Sun), 10am-11pm (Fri-Sat), Closed on Mondays
Tel: 03-9543 9828
7. Whimsical – Gelateria and Caffe
Have you ever had Cotton Candy with your coffee? This place is the right place for you to try it! Located in Publika mall, this café is known for their Cotton Candy Affogato (RM13). It is very famous among the Kuala Lumpur Instagram community as it differentiates itself from other café offerings.
The fascination lies in seeing the fluffy cotton candy melt away as you pour your coffee all over it. It is definitely something worth trying if you have a sugar tooth!
Address: D2-G3-05, Solaris Dutamas, 1 Jalan Dutamas 1 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Operating Hours: 9am-11pm, Closed on Tuesdays.
Tel: 03-6419 0966
8. LOKL COFFEE CO
LOKL is a neighbourhood cafe in the historic heart of KL. They serve awesome espressos and local coffee, pair it with their signature hot sandwiches, pastries and cakes if you want!
Address: 30, Jalan Tun H S Lee, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 8am-6pm (daily)
Tel: 03-2072 1188
9. Three Little Birds Coffee
If you’re looking a place to unwind from busy life, think Three Little Birds Coffee. It’s a cosy cafe for coffee enthusiasts to catch up with friends, drink some book and taste a cup of great coffee from here.
Address: D7, Jalan Sentul, Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 8am-11pm (Mon-Sat), 9am-11pm (Sun)
Your last stop to experience the city’s cafe is definitely one of our favourites – BreadFruits. Don’t leave without trying their signature – Brunch Pasta w & 7min Egg, you’ll definitely love it! Truth to be told, BreadFruits is one of the bets for brunch, serves satisfying favourites with healthy twists that range from Bukit Tinggi free-range eggs to steamed cannellini beans that replace canned baked beans.
Furthermore, it’s also an ideal place for health conscious peeps as they also have a variety of fruit salads and juices!
Address: 17, Jalan 26/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 8.30am-10pm (daily)
Tel: 03-6201 0090
Guide: Great Cafe in KL
In the nutshell, we featured top 10 excellent cafes in KL for cafe hoppers. Whether you’re looking for a place to spend sleepy mornings fuelling up and a place to chill at, we hope these list suits treat you well. Oh ya, if you have new cafe want us to add to the list, feel free to tell us in the comment section.
The list updated was 18 November 2017.