Nowadays, aesthetics are crucial enough for almost every cafe-visit. Either it be by the pool or simply just filled with tons of greeneries, you have your pick at which space speaks to you the most. Here are our top 21 must-visit cafes that just shouts “instagrammable” in every picture for this year!
21 New Instagrammable Cafes In KL & PJ To Visit In 2021:
1. Kafe Kleptokrat
No one would have imagined walking through an old vintage entrance in Chinatown and be welcomed by a swimming pool at its courtyard. Well, Kafe Kleptokrat has done an impressive feat of making our jaws drop. Keeping the rustic charm of the old building with it contrasted by crystal clear pool and sprouting greeneries – it makes as a beautiful backdrop for brunch and your IG feed.
Address: 18, Jalan Tun H S Lee, City Centre, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: (MON-FRI) 10AM – 10PM | (SAT & SUN) 8AM – 10PM
2. Rumah Puteh
Next up, this cafe had possibly “blew up” the moment it opened its doors a few months back. A must-visit here is definitely the insta-famous all-white walkway that everyone has strut a pose or two at. Other than that, the entire place is filled with picture-worthy spots too, from outdoor seating surrounded by plants to a room entirely painted in blue!
Address: 60A, Jalan Kuantan, Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, 54200 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating hours: [Ramadan] (DAILY) (TUE – SUN) 11AM – 10PM | Closed on Mondays
3. Mary Jane KL
If fairy tales can come true, it just might look something like Mary Jane KL! Smacked right in the middle of Chinatown, KL is another cafe that’s more than meets the eye. Its second floor is fully decorated in pastel pink and white flowers against pink plush sofas and flower-filled glass tables. Even the desserts and drinks (and cutleries) are super instagrammable!
Mary Jane KL
Address:106, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating hours: (WEEKDAY) 11AM – 10PM | (WEEKEND) 10AM – 10PM | Closed on Mondays
Status: Pork-Free, but serves alcohol
4. Niko Neko Matcha 1.5
Next up, this spot is no stranger to all you matcha lovers out there. But we can all agree – no matter it’s 1.5 or 2.0 (or maybe a 3.0 in the future *fingers crossed), Niko Neko Matcha is known for its minimalistic space and heavenly matcha drinks and desserts. If your aesthetics are simple, fuss-free designs, then this is definitely where you should head to in KL!
Niko Neko Matcha 1.5
Address: 82A, Lorong Maarof, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating hours: (DAILY) 11AM – 5:30PM | Closed on Wednesdays
5. Michelle Young
Moving on to a scrumptious affair of home-baked goods and desserts, this next spot cannot be missed out on. What sets this bakery cafe apart is definitely its aesthetically pleasing exterior and interior that reminds us of a traditional English tea house. With its exposed bricks and antique designs, it’s a bonus that the place constantly smells of fresh bakes!
Address: C-1-8, Aurora Place, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: (DAILY) 10:30AM – 5:30PM | Closed on Tuesdays
6. Three Years Old
Another newly opened gem right in the heart of KL is this next cafe filled with Scandinavian vibes. Three Years Old provides a peaceful and refreshing escape with its beautifully designed space where every corner is as picture-worthy as the next one. There’s also outdoor seating, where you’ll bathe in natural sunlight and sprouting greeneries. From main dishes like pasta to delicious cakes, a single trip is merely enough to try them all.
Three Years Old
Address: 1, Jalan Sin Chew Kee, Bukit Bintang, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: (DAILY) 8:30AM – 6:30PM | Closed on Tuesday
7. Fine Coffee & Flowers
Always thought that florists are great brunch spots? Fine Coffee & Flowers are exactly where you should head to for that! Fully decked out in fresh blooms and leafy greens with lovely furniture, you’ll thoroughly soak yourself in its aesthetic environment. They have a wide range of lovely cakes and drinks, but one that hits the spot is definitely their melt-in-your-mouth burnt cheesecake!
Fine Coffee & Flowers
Address: C2-1, Jalan Ampang Utama 1/1 68000 Ampang, Selangor, Malaysia
Opening hours: (DAILY) 9AM – 6PM
8. Wu Coffee Gallery
A huge contrast from the previous place is this next spot – that’s hidden on the second floor! Located in Kota Damansara, Wú brings on a huge space with deconstructed walls and exposed bricks. Specks of warm brown wooden furniture and greens stands out against the grey hues. There’s also lots of seating areas here too as you enjoy a wide array of Ramen, Mazesoba and even Japanese rolls!
Wu Coffee Gallery
Address:38-2, Jalan PJU 5/11 Dataran Sunway, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: (DAILY) 10AM – 6PM | Closed On Tuesdays
9. Dou Dou Bake
Nestled in the quiet PJ neighbourhood, Dou Dou Bake has definitely made a name for itself in becoming a top designer bakery in the city. Its picturesque mini outdoor garden is especially beautiful during dusk or simply enjoy it through the huge floor-to-ceiling windows. Its contrasting grey industrial interior with transparent coffee tables surprisingly ties everything together too.
Dou Dou Bake
Address: 38, Jalan SS 4C/5, Taman Rasa Sayang, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Operating hours: (SUN – THU) 7:30AM – 7PM | (FRI & SAT) 7:30AM – 10PM
10. Nippori Bistro
Nothing screams aesthetic more than this huge adorable painting of Mona Lisa. Of course, Nippori Bistro is so much more than that. With its European colonial-themed decor inside and out, the huge space is what many flock over for. Not to mention, its French-inspired patisseries and European-fusion food is what we love as well!
Address: B Land, Lot 2&3, B Land, lot 2, JALAN Seksyen, Jalan 51a/225, Seksyen 51a, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: (DAILY) 10AM – 4:30PM ; 6PM – 10PM
Status: Pork-free but serves alcohol
11. Malaya Garden
Amidst the busy streets of KL city centre is this gem of a cafe. Malaya Garden, as you can expect from its name, is a three level green oasis filled with plants and wooden elements everywhere. There’s hint of marble too that instantly elevates the entire space. Find an array of local cuisines and desserts as you spend your weekend evening away here.
Address: 1A, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating hours: (DAILY) 8:30AM – 4:30PM
12. Délifrance Publika
Up next, this bakery that had lived in our early 2000s memories has made a comeback and it’s looking better than ever. Délifrance has reopened in Publika with a fresh new look filled with Parisian vibes. From the IG-worthy front entrance perfect for people-watching, to the back seating area with a spectacular view of KL. Don’t forget to try out their wide range of delectable French pastries and coffees in pretty takeaway cups too!
Address: Publika Block C5, Level G3, Unit 30A & 31, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: (DAILY) 8AM – 10PM
13. Butter Pantry
Another newly opened cafe that makes it to this year’s top aesthetic cafe is none other than The Butter Pantry at Ampang. Located on the second floor, this cafe has a spacious dining area with instagrammable vibes in every corner. The Korean-esque cafe is definitely the spot for you to chill over coffee and amazing bakes, such as Smores Brownies, all made in-house.
Address: C6-M & C7-M, Jalan Ampang Utama 1/1, One Ampang Avenue, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
Opening hours: (DAILY) 9:30AM – 7PM | Closed On Mondays
14. Plan B TRX
Bet most of you are familiar with the BIG Group, where you can definitely find all your favourite comfort food right under one roof. Their latest outlet at TRX city has topped its list of beautiful spaces its immaculately designed outlet where you can even get an amazing view of the Exchange 106 Tower. Its floor-to-ceiling glass walls and cool steel decor transforms it into a futuristic space.
Plan B @ TRX
Address: Kafe TRX City, Jln. Barat, Tun Razak Exchange, 55188 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours: (DAILY) 10 AM – 10 PM
Besides that, this next cafe filled with Japanese vibes is a must for those who loves wooden interiors. Yuan Cafe in Bukit Jalil boasts a minimalist wooden and rattan furnitures and interior. Not only will your soul be soothed by their beautifully decorated space but also their homey meals. Reservations are highly recommended.
Address: 20- 3, Jalan Jalil 1, The Earth, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: (TUE – SUN) 11AM – 6PM | Closed on MON
Contact: 011-1194 4113
16. Yew Yew
Next up, is this quaint little cafe in Chinatown, KL that’s the perfect spot for those looking for a quiet escape. Refurbished from an old building and turning 180° into a sleek, minimalist space to enjoy a cuppa and some desserts. Yew Yew is small but it still gives off a cozy ambience where you can enjoy some me-time here.
Address: 63D, Ground Floor, Bangunan Ka Yin, Jalan Sultan, 50000, Kuala Lumpur
Operation hours: (DAILY) 10AM – 6PM | Closed on Monday
17. Curio Coffee Roasters
Moving on, you have to walk up a stunning spiral staircase to reach this next spot – Curio Coffee Roasters. Upon reaching, you’re greeted by a simple yet homey space that’s bursting with the aroma of coffee. Little did we know, they roast their own beans here, which is definitely a rare sight!
Curio Coffee Roasters
Address: Rivercity, Lot 468, G26-A Block G Rivercity Roof Top, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, 51200 Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: (DAILY) 9AM – 6PM
18. Hide & Seek
If mismatch interior are you cup of tea, then Hide & Seek is a must-visit cafe for you! This cafe is fully-furnished by specially curated old/recycled furniture that gives this place the extra pizzazz. Pick your favourite chair and simply start snapping away for your IG feed.
Hide & Seek
Address: 33-A, Jalan 20/16, Taman Paramount, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: (DAILY) 10AM – 10PM | Closed On Tuesdays
19. Belly & The Chef Dining
Unfinished buildings and exposed bricks are the aesthetics now and if you love that, then Belly & The Chef Dining should be on your radar. Dine in this grey hued space where you’ll easily stand out in all your pictures. Making it the perfect canvas for your IG feed. Of course, they serve good fusion French food here too, from pastas to rice bowls and more!
Belly & The Chef Dining
Address: 18, Jalan Selera 1, Taman Bukit Indah, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: (WEEKDAY) 12AM – 9PM | (WEEKEND) 9AM – 9PM | Closed On Thursdays
20. Poppy Kat
Taking a whimsical twist on the entire space, Poppy Kat is nothing short of delivering colours and aesthetic vibes from floor to ceiling. Literally, every corner is worth taking tons of pictures at. And of course, their two resident cats just make this space much more adorable. Drop by for a selection of sweet and savoury croffle dishes.
Address: 34A, Jalan Nadchatiram, Taman Taynton View, 56000 Cheras, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: (MON-THU)10AM – 6PM | (FRI-SUN) 9AM – 10PM
Last but certainly not least, is this crowd-favourite spot for caneles. Aside from its heavenly pastries and coffees, its space is certainly worth coming too as well. Touch of gold on marble tables with greens sprouting everywhere, it’s no wonder many stay to enjoy their famous canele here too.
Address: LOT GK12, Ground Floor, Bangsar Shopping Centre, 59000 Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: (DAILY) 8AM – 7PM | Closed On Mondays
Which One Are You Most Excited To Visit Next?
Of course, this is just a handful amongst tons of instagrammable cafes in the Klang Valley. So get that list ready because you need to start working down that list before even more new cafes pop up! Happy hunting, foodies!
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