Hello, cafe-hoppers! Without further ado, we’re going to get right to it because you already know what this article is about. Today, we are listing the top 10 cafes and restaurants around Klang Valley that are either, newly-opened or an oldie but a goodie – that’s worth the visit. Plus, your camera eats first and these cafes do not fall short aesthetics that are perfect for the gram’. Also, did we mention the food is good too? Because it is!
10 New Cafes & Restaurants In Klang Valley Every Cafe-Hopper Must Visit
1. Apollo Dining
Interior design and cuisine should go together like a happy marriage and that’s the case for Apollo Dining. Making its debut in Bangsar, their contemporary take on the decor complements their menu. Must-try dishes: Chicken Percik Roulade, Chilli Crab Squid Ink Aglio Olio, Duck Risotto, and more. Their menu is pretty extensive so pick your go-to protein and be pleasantly surprised!
Address: 28, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, 59000 Wilayah Persekutuan, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, 1130am – 330pm & 6pm – 11pm; Weekends, 1130am – 330pm & 6pm – 12am; Closed on Mondays
The word on the street is that the next it spot for cafe-hoppers can be found inside the newly built, Kloé Hotel. This hotel houses its own cafe called, Monroe, that serves delicious food and has an Instagram-worthy aesthetic to boot. Perfect for breakfast goers, you should definitely try: Big Breakfast, Lavender Earl Grey Cured Salmon Croissant, and of course, have yourself a cuppa (or two) of their coffee. It is definitely the place to go for a lovely afternoon brunch for couples, or just some friends lookin’ for a good time.
Address: Kloé Hotel, 227, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 7am – 6pm, Daily
The latest addition to the Serai Group, Blonde serves up comfort food with plenty of Asian flavours. With modern furnishings and a whole contemporary vibe going on, it’s no wonder people flood this restaurant for a classy photo opt. Plus, the food is good looking too and you should try: Umami Crusted Chilled Watermelon Salad, Squid Ink Pasta with Hokkaido Scallop, Shanghainese Crusted Duck Breast, and so many more fusion dishes!
Address: G.03A, Republik, Jalan Medan Setia, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 930am – 1030pm, Daily
Of Japanese-inspired food with an Australian fare, Calia recently opened its doors to Malaysians on June 19, 2020. Helmed from Melbourne, this is its first international outlet and it opened at Pavilion KL. Their menu is carefully curated by Michelin-Starred Chef Francisco Araya, and there’s plenty to try at Calia. Must-try dishes include: The Calia Wagyu Bowl, Toro Bowl, The Calia Ultimate Bowl, and, perhaps the most sought-after dish, their Umami Fries!
Address: Lot 6.11.00 & E6.11.00, 6th Floor Pavilion KL Shopping Mall, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Wilayah Persekutuan, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm, Daily
5. Transparent Coffee
We can all agree that nothing comforts the soul on a weekend like a warm cup of coffee and a catch-up session with your friends. If there was a place where you can have a good time and also take Insta-worthy pictures, we would totally suggest – Transparent Coffee. Good coffee and a gorgeous interior? Say no more, it’s coffee o’clock, folks.
Address: 6-G, Jalan Abdullah, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 8am – 5pm, Daily
Who’s up for some Northern Indian food? If that’s your kind of Sunday brunch, then your go-to spot would be – Flour. Going with a monochrome aesthetic for their interior, its their food that adds a pop of colour to your table and to their space. Must-try dishes include: Chicken Leg with Pumpkin Sauce, Lamb Chops with Mint Sauce, Escargots with Coriander Sauce and more. All we’re hearing is: yum, yum, yum!
Address: 12, Jalan Kamuning, Off, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 11am – 230pm & 6pm – 10pm, Daily
7. tgt in life
The owners of this new cafe specialises in coffee, wine and also, food. “tgt in life” is brought to you by none other than – The Roast Things Coffee Roasters. With an extensive menu, there is definitely something for every tastebud. Some must-try dishes include: Fried Chicken Waffle, Stuffed Cheese Chicken Meatball, Pan Fried Salmon, and more. Don’t forget to sip some coffee and enjoy some delectable cakes while you’re there!
Address: P-G, 6, Persiaran Tropicana, Tropicana, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: 9am – 10pm, Daily; Closed on Tuesdays
8. If Only.
If Only, there was a place that we could enjoy delicious brunch food that’s coupled with a cosy interior. Wait, what? Of course there is – and, we’re talking about the restaurant called, If Only. Known for comfort food made with the freshest of ingredients, this is the perfect brunch spot for couples, friends and families alike. There’s absolutely no reason why you shouldn’t pay a visit to this place because it definitely ticks all the boxes for a good brunch spot.
Address: Ground Floor, Regal House, 1, Jalan U Thant, Taman U Thant, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 8am – 5pm, Daily
9. Awesome Canteen
Oozing rustic vibes and plating up mouth-watering cafe food, Awesome Canteen’s the place for a good hangout with your pals. Located in Taman Paramount, this cafe is quite an oldie but it sure remains a goodie. Here’s what you should try: Banana Broccoli Paleo Smoothie, Paloe Beef Burger, Sambal Chicken Burger, and more. And, oh, don’t forget to have a warm cuppa coffee in their super cosy cafe while you’re brunching!
Address: 19, Jalan 20/13, Taman Paramount, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: 11am – 10pm, Daily; Closed on Mondays
10. Jibby by the Park
Another popular hit by the Jibby Group, this cafe is the perfect summer spot to have brunch. When you visit this cafe, opt to dine outside and bathe in natural light because anyone is sure to look stunning outdoors with the warmth of the sun. Must-try dishes include: Crispy Shredded Duck & Watermelon Salad, Tiger Prawn Wok Fried Spaghetti, Spaghetti Seafood Marinara, and so much more. It is a feast for your eyes and your belly at this cafe!
Address: FF-17, The Waterfront, 5, Persiaran Residen, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm, Weekdays; 9am – 10pm, Weekends
BONUS: Folio Bangsar
Address: 29, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 5pm – 1am; Sunday, 2pm – 11pm
Which Cafe Or Restaurant Will You Visit Next?
There you have it, that sums up our top 10 cafes and restaurants that’ll wow any cafe-hopper! It is no doubt that interior design and food now go hand in hand, in creating a dining experience for people. Kudos to these cafes and restaurants for living up to game! Which cafe will you visit next? Let us know which is your favourite in the comment section. Bye for now!
Feature image credit: (left) @bthology_studio (Instagram), (middle) @tengteng623 (Instagram), (right) @alex_yap (Instagram)
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