Nothing beats comfort to the soul than having good-looking AND good-tasting food on the weekends that will erase all that weekday exhaustion away. And cafes are the perfect place to do so! There are places that you may be dying to try (but haven’t), then there are also cafes you’ve repeatedly gone back over the years. Today, we have gathered the 20 best cafes in the Klang Valley you should definitely visit this year!
The Best 20 Cafes You Must Visit In Klang Valley in 2020
1. Urban Daybreak
Nestled in the busy streets of Bangsar, Urban Daybreak is the ultimate brunch spot for all your breakfast needs with their all-day breakfast menu. Of freshly poached eggs and pancakes for days, the crowd-favourite Fried Chicken Waffle still hits the spot no matter what mood you’re in. Besides that, they even have an extensive dinner menu with Australian fusion dishes. Definitely try out their Dan Dan Mien – it’ll pleasantly surprise your tastebuds with flavours you’ve yet to explore.
Address: 11, Jalan Telawi 5, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: Opens daily, 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
2. The Owl’s Cafe @ One City
If the place has loads of choices for different types of waffles, you know you gotta be there. With more than just one outlet in the city, you know the food at The Owl’s Cafe has got to be real good. AND it is! Crispy waffles with your choice of sweet and savoury is not only the highlight here but also their scrumptious array of pastas that you’ll head back for more!
Address: G.01, G.02 & G.03, Ground Floor One Space @, Jalan USJ 25/1C, One City, 47650 Subang Jaya, Selangor.
Hours: 11am – 10pm (Weekdays), 10am – 10pm (Weekends)
3. Pokok KL
This glasshouse of a cafe is where you get more than just an al-fresco dining experience, your tastebuds will be enticed as well. Pokok KL boasts an Asian Fusion menu that merges your favourite flavours from the East and West seamlessly into one. Their crowd-pleaser – Chilli Padi Pesto Pasta packs an extra punch to your usual basil-based dish.
Address: MAHSA Avenue, Block B, Jalan Elmu, off, Jalan Universiti, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 9am – 9pm (Wed – Mon), 9am – 8pm (Tue)
4. FEEKA Coffee Roasters
An oldie but a goodie – FEEKA has been serving good ol’ breakfast staples for patrons in Bukit Bintang since way back. If you’ve not tried out this place, you’re surely missing out on a whole lot of good food. Of berry chia puddings and mille crepe cakes – all of which pairs perfectly well with their hand roasted coffee. This is the ultimate spot for some meat-free and guilty-free food.
Address: 19, Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 8am – 11pm (Daily)
5. Dough & Dolce
Up next, this hidden cafe is merely distinguishable only by its bright yellow door, but head on up and you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Although being fairly new, Dough & Dolce has already created some buzz with their amazing grilled cheese and chicken pesto sandwich. All their food literally screams comfort! If your soul is yet to be comforted by that, they even offer a wide array of home-baked cakes and fudgy brownies.
Address: 24A, Lorong Datuk Sulaiman 1, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 8am – 6pm (Wed – Mon), Closed on Tuesdays
6. Wild Sheep Home
Soufflés are now a girl’s best friend. No one has ever said that, but it ought to be true because who can resist the light and fluffy dessert that melts in your mouth. At Wild Sheep Home, a spin-off of the other popular wild sheep, their soufflés are to-die-for. Pair it with their earl grey ice cream, and trust us, you won’t regret it.
*Edit: Wild Sheep Home now only serves fresh artisanal ice cream and freshly brewed coffee and tea.*
Address: 605, Jalan 17/12, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Hours: 11am – 7pm (Mon & Tue), 1pm – 10pm (Fri – Sun), Closed on Wed & Thu
7. Huckleberry Food & Fare
Another classic spot that most people may already know of is Huckleberry Food & Fare. This go-to brunch spot for many is famous for their brunch meals of eggs served in all shapes and forms. From Eggs Benedict to Chilli Scrambled Eggs, pick your favourite one from a slew of options. End your meal with a slice of their famous Burnt Cheesecake that’s moist and cheesy in every bite.
Address: 2G and 4G Medan Setia 2, Plaza Damansara, Jalan Medan Setia 2, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 7:30am – 11pm (Mon), 7:30am – 12am (Tue – Thu), 7:30am – 12am (Fri – Sun)
[Halal Food, but serves alcohol]
A hearty and delicious meal with some good coffee is what most of us really crave at the end of a hectic week. Milligram is exactly where you should head to this weekend. With a casual environment, their food is the complete opposite of what you’d expect. Roast chicken cooked to perfection and beautifully-plated desserts that taste equally as good as they look. Pretty sure, you’ll go home with more than just a satisfied stomach.
Address: No. 8, Jalan SS 26/4, Taman Mayang Jaya, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Hours: 11am – 11pm (Weekdays), 10am – 11pm (Weekends)
9. Neighbour’s Coffee Bar
Next up, if you’re on the lookout for some fuwa-fuwa soufflé pancakes – Neighbour’s Coffee Bar is THE place to be at. Are these jiggly and fluffy pancakes any better than the ordinary ones? Yes, they are! Patrons have gone back multiple times for their melt-in-your-mouth pancakes that you honestly cannot stop at just one plate.
Address: A-G-1, Seri Gembira Avenue, No 6, Jalan Senang Ria, Happy Garden, 58200 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 9am – 6pm (Mon – Thu), 9am – 11pm (Fri – Sun)
Situated in a new neighbourhood at SS2, this next cafe is well-known for their flaky and buttery croissants. Flakes spruces up your ordinary french pastry by turning them into both sweet and savoury delights! Opt for their version of french toast that uses (of course) croissants instead of ordinary toast, and is topped off with cranberry jam and ice cream. French toast has never tasted better!
Address: B-G-06, The Hub SS2, 19 Sentral, Jalan Harapan, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Hours: 10am – 7pm (Daily); Kitchen closes on Mondays, coffee & pastry are available
11. Yellow Brick Road
If you prefer the usual pancakes, then head on over to Yellow Brick Road for their pancake galore. Sweet and savoury – they have it all with their pancakes. Indulge in irresistibly fluffy pancakes that will have you craving for more in every bite. They also offer a wide variety of brunch staples such as their crowd-pleaser – Pulled Beef Benedict, which is perfect for meat-lovers!
Address: Plaza Batai, 8-7, Jalan Batai, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 9am – 5pm, 6pm – 10pm (Daily)
12. RA-FT Café / Bistro
Standing out from the crowd of Australians is this Italian-style cafe that boasts an extensive menu of everyone’s cravings under one roof. With 3 outlets spread over the city, RA-FT is ideal for gatherings of friends and families. Create your very own breakfast or order from their wide range of all-day breakfast dishes. Definitely try out their RA-FT Dome – a legit dome shape is made with home-cured salmon and a single poach eggs under it.
Address: Lot G16 & G17, Ground Level, Arcoris Plaza, 10 Jalan Kiara, 50480, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 7:30am – 10pm (Daily)
13. Kooky Cream
Easily distinguishable by its cute motif of a delicious expression, Kooky Cream is the latest quirky dessert cafe to hit the city. Donning cutesy furniture, this cafe is not only super instagram-worthy, but they’re also serving a myriad of delectable cakes and pastries. Beware! You’ll want to order every cake you see on their counter! With interesting flavours like sweet potato or even their signature Lychee Strawberry Cake and Earl Grey Burnt Cheesecake. They even have whole cakes for sale online!
Address: Lot A-G-02 The Hub SS2 19 Sentral, Jalan Harapan, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Hours: 2pm-11pm (Mon, Wed & Thu), 2pm – 12am (Fri & Sat), 2pm – 10.30pm (Sun), Closed on Tuesday.
14. The Foxhole Bakery Cafe
Next, this cafe smack right at the central hub of Subang has the ideal breakfast meal for two with their BIG breakfast set. Apart from that, The Foxhole Bakery Cafe has a variety of brunch staples as well as dessert options for some after meal sweet cravings. Many have gone for their Nutella Burnt Cheesecake – it’s Nutella and cheese, what’s not to love there. They even serve a fanciful Great Green Breakfast for vegans!
Address: 33, Jalan SS 18/1b, Ss18, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor.
Hours: 9am – 10:30pm (Daily)
15. Sunday Coffee & Cakes
Sunday mornings are always happier when it starts with great food. Well, at Sunday Coffee & Cakes, it’s certain your day will be instantly brightened by their array of breakfast foods. Their staple Tamagoyaki is what most people order and we know why. A crispy outer layer covers the sweet and fluffy Japanese-style eggs – forming a sensational bite. Or you can opt for their Strawberry Tartine for a refreshing spin on ordinary toast – making it extraordinarily delicious.
Address: 14, Jalan Selera 1, Taman Bukit Indah, 58200 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 9am – 6pm (Daily)
16. Breakfast Thieves
Being a staple brunch spot at APW Bangsar, Breakfast Thieves has been wooing patrons with their exclusive modern Australian-style breakfast menu. Bringing new flavours by fusing ingredients that have never been used together, they are certainly setting a new bar for cafe foods. Highly recommended dishes are the My French Lady and Mr. Terry Benedict.
Address: Lot M, 29, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 9am – 5pm (Tue – Sun)
“Are you Daun for desserts?” Yes, we are! Being the sister cafe of Pokok KL, Daun only specialises in desserts and coffee. A step into the space and you’re seemingly transported to a lovely laid-back garden. To top the experience off, their selection of cakes infuses the best of Southeast-Asian flavours. Let your tastebuds explore the wonders of cakes like Sirap Bandung and Apam Balik flavours!
Address: Block B, Level 2, MAHSA Avenue Jalan Universiti, off, Jalan Ilmu, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 10am – 7pm (Tue – Sun), Closed on Mondays
18. Chye Seng Foo Coffee Shop
Gathering our favourite childhood food under one roof, this next cafe brings you back in time to simpler days with their food. Chye Seng Foo Coffee Shop serves fuss-free hearty meals that will certainly bring comfort to your soul. An array of rice dishes as well as desserts can be found here. Definitely give their Lychee Meat Ball Rice and Palace’s Curry a go and be prepared to be pleasantly surprised.
Address: 268, Jalan Cheras, Taman Miharja, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
Hours: 9am – 10:30pm (Fri – Wed), Closed on Thursdays
19. Strangers At 47
Creeping through your insta feed for good cafes to try out? Look no further, as Strangers At 47 is surely no stranger to being one of the top cafes for all your crepe-tastic cravings! Matcha fans can rejoice because they have an array of matcha dishes – from crepes to lava cake, they’ve got it all. Don’t miss out on their lava cakes of multiple flavours for some after dessert desserts as well!
Address: 45, 47 49, Jalan 17/45, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Hours: 9am – 10:30pm (Wed – Mon), Closed on Tuesdays
20. Universal Bakehouse
At last, we’ve come down to the final cafe on this list. Calling all bread lovers, we know you don’t joke when it comes to bread. Okay, maybe just a little ‘bread”. Bad jokes aside, the Universal Bakehouse is indeed a bread lover’s heaven. Homemade sourdough bread has never tasted so good, even just on its own. Of course, you can choose to have it with your choice of delectable tartines on it. Or just simply eat it with their soft boiled kampung eggs. A simple and fuss-free breakfast may sometimes be the very best of them all.
Address: 21, Jalan SS20/11, Damansara Kim, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Hours: 8:30am – 5pm (Tue – Sun), Closed on Mondays
Which cafes are you going to try out next?
That’s the end of our top 20 cafes in the Klang Valley and we hope you have a great cafe hopping journey this year. With so many cafes popping in and out, there’ll always be new flavours to explore. So take a break from your comfort zone and hop onto any one of the cafes. You never know, you may find a new go-to spot for your next weekend’s brunch date.
Co-written with Ray Chel Ng
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