The Kuala Lumpur community and their coffee culture are quite synonyms. There are artisan roasters and independent shops that are ever-growing—and often competitive. We know that you’re tired of going to the same coffee spots over and over again. But there are loads of cafes that are serving up perfectly executed flat whites, espressos and cold-drip Americanos to the masses!
Gather around, cafe hoppers. If you’re looking for a place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, these incredible cafes located around Klang Valley will not only satisfy your caffeine cravings but will also amp up your Instagram feed too.
Located in the neighbourhood of Taman Mayang, Petaling Jaya, Milligram’s cafe is perfect for those who are looking for a comfy and cozy hideaway place to do work. With a casual environment, their food is the complete opposite of what you’d expect. Do give their mac & cheese a try, though. Bring your laptops and iPads and enjoy its peaceful ambience with unlimited WiFi—until as late as 11pm.
Where: 8, Jalan SS26/4, Taman Mayang Jaya, Petaling Jaya
Hours: 9am–6pm (Mon–Thu), 9am–11pm (Fri–Sun)
2. Feeka Coffee Roasters
An oldie but a goodie. For ultimate coffee lovers, this is definitely a go-to spot. From their traditional hand made coffees—with a touch of plant-based options—to their hearty baked goods, breakfast bowls and sandwiches, Feeka Roaster is definitely a winning combo that is deserving of many repeat visits. Take out your phone and enjoy the comfort of its lush green courtyard.
Where: 19, Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur
Hours: 8am–11pm (Daily)
3. Lisette’s Cafe and Bakery
Nestled in the heart of Bangsar, this hidden gem is where you go for freshly baked goods and brews. With their striking natural-coloured interior designs, this is a wonderful place to bring your friends for some down-time on the weekend. With trees, plants, flowers and murals spanning the entire space—an aesthetically pleasing place to enjoy good food, good company and good selfies!
Where: No. 8, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur
Hours: 8am–10pm (Daily)
4. Luckin Kopi
One of the newest cafes to open their doors to the buzzle street of Petaling Street. Just a walk away from the convenient Pasar Seni MRT, this cafe serves Malaysian delicacies in a more modern kopitiam setting. Besides their specialty in serving mouth-watering menus, this cafe has a gorgeous structure of high ceilings, they have turned the centre space into an Instagrammable corner. Bon appetit!
Where: 14, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Hours: 8am-6pm (Daily)
The sister cafe to Pokok KL, Daun definitely specialises in desserts and coffee. One step into the space and you’ll instantly be transported to a relaxed and nonchalant gardeny vibes. To top the experience off, their selection of cakes infuses the best of Southeast-Asian flavours. Let your taste buds explore the wonders of cakes like Sirap Bandung and Apam Balik flavours!
Where: MAHSA Avenue, Block B, Level 2, Jalan ilmu, off, Jalan Universiti, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
Hours: Monday (Closed), 10am-6pm (Tuesday-Sunday)