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Top 15 New Things to Try in Klang Valley This Week (Boba Teas to Instaworthy Cafes)

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Offering milk tea joints to top up the boba lovin’ to top-notch cafes for cozy catch-ups, all are varied and vibrant in Klang Valley. You will find new areas, neighbourhoods, cafes, bars and restaurants to cater for all tastes and moods. Yes, for this week’s weekly food guide, we’ll be introducing a series of new things in Klang Valley for you to visit. Read on: 15 New Things to Try in Klang Valley This Week. 

15 New Things to Try in Klang Valley This Week

1. The Brew House Kuchai Lama

The Brew House can be said as one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in Malaysia. Established since 2017, it currently has 11 branches across Malaysia, but fret not, the chain hasn’t lost its sheen. Set in an industrial-style basement ambience, it might look like another booze and casual dining joint, but The Brew House doesn’t churn out a formula. It’s almost too cool and too affordable for the sharp-suited expense-account crowd and is still a cut above when it comes to deliciously crusted, smoky meats, herb-flecked flatbreads and jazzy boozes.

Photo by The Brew House Kuchai Lama
Photo by The Brew House Kuchai Lama
Photo by The Brew House Kuchai Lama

Address: No.7, Jalan Kuchai Maju 11, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park, Off Jalan Kuchai Lama, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 11.30am- 2.00am daily

2. Chatto- Handcrafted Tea Bar SS15

It’s true to say that Chatto has reinvented tea for the Instagram generation. Really, though, their ombre-coloured milk tea the real eye-catcher. Operating since 2017, it’s shocking to say that they now have 21 branches across Malaysia. Upon stepping in, expect everything to be clean and minimal. And yes, provenance is the thing here- their ingredients are of Japan’s and Taiwan’s finest- purists, rejoice.

Photo by @chatto_tea
Photo by @chatto_tea
Photo by @chatto_tea

Address: No. 24, Jalan SS15/4D SS15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor.
Operating Hours: 11.30am-12.00am (Monday-Thursday), 11.00am-1.00am (Friday & Saturday), 11.00am-12.00am (Sunday)

3. Extraction

Here’s a new brunch spot peddling the kinds of confections people dream about and is vowed to satisfy every size of sweet tooth- Extraction. We love how unpretentious everything is here- folks throw on their nice pair of jeans, or pairs of good earrings to indulge in their pastries. It’s also the perfect spot for breakfast as you can pick up freshly baked baguettes and sourdough bread.

Photo by Extraction
Photo by Extraction
Photo by Extraction

Address: 11, jalan ss2/75, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 8.00am- 6.00pm, closed on Monday

4. YOY Tea

At YOY Tea, the menu’s range is the most impressive quality, with items ranging from milk and fruit teas to yoghurts and coffee drinks. Their beverages are all ready to excite your taste buds with natural flavours and wholesome goodness. The brand might not be the most recognisable in the city (yet), but the quality of the tea holds its own. For a major splurge, check out their Yam Milk.

Photo by YOY Tea
Photo by YOY Tea
Photo by YOY Tea

Address: No. 75, PJS 11/9, Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 11.00am- 10.00pm, closed on Sunday

5. Transparent Coffee

Plants and woods are relaxing, which is why this new cafe at Bangsar might be one of the most relaxing cafes in Klang Valley. It really feels like you’re out in the city here, and it’s impossible not to chill amongst the wooden furniture and general greenery all around. It’s laid back atmosphere, sourdough toast, decent cakes and a cuppa all add to the charm.

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Address: Jalan Bangsar, 6- G, Jalan Abdullah, Bangsar Park, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 8.00am-5.00pm daily (Last Order 4.15pm)

6. Kiara Cakes

Sip on a piccolo or another of Kiara Cake’s unique refreshments, which make for perfect picture opportunities among house plants and rustic interiors. The cafe is a great setting to snap away while you enjoy brunch, cakes and pastries. In fact, you’ll be mesmerised by the variety of pastries this place has to offer- they serve a range of creative sweet and savoury treats that will have you snapping away to your heart’s content.

Photo by @kiaralovescakes
Photo by @kiaralovescakes
Photo by @kiaralovescakes

Address: 7.4, Vista Kiara, Jalan Kiara 3, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 9.00am- 6.00pm, closed on Thursdays

7. Moge Tee Malaysia 愿茶

With ingenious creations, Moge Tee is stepping up the boba game with offerings that will cater to every age and sweet preference thus leaving no one behind- the pair them with Soufflés! Bubble milk teas and smoothies are also part of the sheer indulgence experience. Furthermore, ice creams and various toppings also further boost the experience. So, whether you are a purist or whether you want it all, it is all possible at Moge Tee.

Photo by @mogeteemalaysia
Photo by @mogeteemalaysia
Photo by @mogeteemalaysia

Address: 52, Jalan ss2/61, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 12.00pm- 1.00am daily

8. 何九海南茶店 Ho Kow Hainanese Kopitiam

Ho Kow Hainanese Kopitiam has been lingering in Malaysia’s coffee shop scene since 60 years ago. And here are some good news: after having some time of rest, they’ve now reopened their store in KL! Serving simplicity at its best, head over to have a taste of home. Indeed, old is gold. Hop on to this humble stall to have a taste of their comforting meals which will leave you reminiscing about the good ol’ childhood days.

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Address: No.1, Jalan Balai Polis, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 7.30am- 3.00pm, closed on Mondays

9. Vitto & Caffè

For all that eclairs, choux and chouquettes trying to strike our fancy, it’s true that an icy sweet scoop of ice cream still remains a trend that deserves to live forever. Indeed, our panting lust for savouring ice cream in a scoop does not wane after all. Vitto & Caffè- a new gelato parlour in the city just opened and not just savoury gelato they’re up to,  they do serve our all-time favourite bubble milk teas and artisanal beverages!

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Photo by Vitto & Caffè
Photo by Vitto & Caffè

Address: 85, Jalan Metro Perdana Barat 2, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 2.00pm- 11.00pm (Monday- Friday); 1.00pm- 11.00pm (Saturday & Sunday)

10. Soylab

A brainchild of Baixian Food Industries Sdn Bhd, a company producing and supplying quality soymilk since 2002, Soylab serves traditional soy desserts with a twist. Quality is the thing here- they take the extra effort to source and select healthy and the finest non-GMO beans from all over the world. And their entire product range contained zero-preservatives & additives.

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Address: SS21/39, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 1,00pm- 11.00pm (Tuesday-Friday); 1.00pm- 12.00am (Saturday); Closed on Sunday & Monday

11. OneZo Malaysia

The bubble tea culture has existed in the world for several years, but only a handful have survived the trend. Originated from Taiwan, OneZo is one of the boba chains which have never stop stealing the spotlight- they even had the honour of collaborating with NIKE, and invited the NBA Superstar, Kyrie Irving to visit their shop in Taiwan. Their tapioca pearls are made from scratch, and have that perfect and chewy texture, not too hard, but not soggy either. Definitely a great sweet tooth cure.

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Photo by @onezotapioca

Address: 70-G, Jalan SS 15/4b, Subang Jaya, 47500 Selangor.
Operating Hours: 11.00am- 1.00pm daily

12. Hideaway

If you like having some chilly vibes with your cup of joe, then Hideaway is the place to be at. Their menu is an amazing medley of taste and style. The rustic interiors with fresh plants and plenty of sunlight compliment the menu and go with their overarching theme of all things natural, creating a magical atmosphere and let hours slip by without knowing.

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Address: AG-7, Happy Mansion, Jalan 17/13, Section 17, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 11.00am- 8.00pm (Sunday, Tuesday-Thursday); 11.00am- 10.00pm (Friday & Saturday)

13. Tiger Sugar Malaysia

Have you ever notice the ‘tiger stripes’ formed when the dark brown sugar syrup blends with the thick milk in your boba cup? Well, that’s how Tiger Sugar got its name. Instead of having their menu complicated, they focus on perfecting each drink by bringing out the taste of every ingredient. Spoilt with choices? Try their brown sugar boba fresh milk with cream mousse, oddly satisfying as the cup was cold on top but warm at the bottom. For a major splurge, check out their signature Tiger Sugar tea.

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Address: Sunway Pyramid
Operating Hours: 10.30am- 10.30pm

14. Mizudo Hotpot

Mizudo Hotpot is the latest steamboat joint in Sunway Pyramid. Its refined interior is completed with a conveyer belt that snakes its way around the restaurant carrying more than 80 various ingredients. There’s no sharing at Mizudo Hotpot, you’ve got your own private hot pot which is perfect for preventing inevitable chopstick battles on the table.

Photo by Mizudo Hotpot Malaysia
Photo by Mizudo Hotpot Malaysia
Photo by Mizudo Hotpot Malaysia

Address: SPWF 002B, First Floor, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Operating Hours: 10.00am- 10.00pm daily

15. Submarine Restaurant Scorpene II

Have you ever wondered what it’s like aboard a submarine, what’s more to dine inside it? This restaurant believed that dining out should always be an experience, and thus they give you a more eventful one. Indeed, this namesake restaurant has its entire interior designed to resemble an actual submarine. Zeroing in on Malay, Indian & Western cuisines, they offer you a wide array of mouth-watering food and thirst-quenching drinks in a unique literal watercraft atmosphere that leaves you wanting for more.

 

Address: No 12, Jalan Gereja, City Centre, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 11.30am- 9.30pm daily

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