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[2021 Guide] 14 Cafes In KL To Try If You're In The Mood For Brunch And Exploring The City

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1. Lim Kee Cafe

Situated next to a boutique hotel is this small contemporary kopitiam that serves simple meals like half-boiled eggs and butter and kaya toast. The ambience is peaceful and laid-back with its rattan chairs and old school blinds - perfect if you're someone who appreciates nostalgia.

It also has soda-based mocktails and craft beers if you're craving a chilled afternoon drink. 

Address:

66, Jalan Sultan, 
50000 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
9.30am - 6pm (Daily)

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2. Ruma Puteh

Ruma Puteh is a bungalow in KL and almost every corner of it is Insta-worthy. It borderline looks like a mini art museum with a tinge of tropical vibes.

The cafe's menu includes a mix of Western and Asian dishes, such as laksa Bugis, nasi kerabu, and more.

Address:

60A, Jalan Kuantan, Taman Tasik Titiwangsa,
54200 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL

Operating hours:
11am - 3pm, 4pm - 9pm (Tuesdays to Sundays)
Closed on Mondays.

You can check out its Instagram.

3. Planter Chin

There's an oasis in Bangsar, especially for plant enthusiasts. Planter Chin is filled with gorgeous plants; it's like a mini sanctuary for those who want good coffee away from city noise but not too far away. ;)

Address:

6a, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar,
59000 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL

Operating hours:
10am - 5pm (Daily)
Closed on Mondays.

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4. Luckin Kopi

If you are walking around KL, stop over at Luckin Kopi, which is located near the famous Kwai Chai HongIt's an over 100-year-old shophouse that was converted into a contemporary kopitiam that'll take you back in time. 

It believes that connection starts with a cup of coffee, so naturally, its signature is its kopi kaw.

Address:
14, Jalan Panggong, City Centre,
50000 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
9am - 6pm (Daily)

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5. Butter Pantry

New to the scene, The Butter Pantry mixes industrial interior with hints of greenery. It's located above Hanwoori Restaurant and serves a variety of pastries and coffee. Customers particularly enjoy its mushroom miso tartine, matcha yuzu drink, and iced chocolate.

Address:

C6-M & C7-M, Jalan Ampang Utama 1/1,
One Ampang Avenue, 68000 Ampang, Selangor

Operating hours:
9am - 7pm (Daily)

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6. Fine Coffee & Flowers

This new Korea-themed cafe opened in Ampang not too long ago and everything here looks oh so pretty, from its interior to its desserts. Sharing a space with a florist, Fine Coffee & Flowers does great coffee and brunches. Some highly recommend its black sesame pudding. 

Address:

C2-1 Jalan Ampang Utama 1/1,
Taman Ampang Utama,
68000 Ampang, Selangor

Operating hours:
9am - 6pm (Daily)

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7. Fox Paradox

Located in The Grange KL comes this new spacious cafe, which serves everything from mango gluten-free pancakes to Venetian slow-cooked lamb pasta.

A must-try item on its menu is its kombucha. It's definitely one spot to check out, especially if you're looking for brunch/lunch that won't sacrifice quality. 

Address:

G02-G03 The Grange, 218,
Jalan Ampang, 55000 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
8.30am - 5.30pm (Daily)
Closed on Tuesdays.

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8. Sunday Coffee & Cakes

If you're in Old Klang Road area, drop by this cosy eatery tucked away in a quiet neighbourhood. It's hidden among a row of inconspicuous shop lots, away from the typical OUG cafe areas.

It serves Japanese-style meals, including its famous tamagoyaki sando and mentaiko egg sandwich.

Address:

14, Jalan Selera 1, Taman Bukit Indah,
58200 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL

Operating hours:
9am - 6pm (Daily)
Closed every third Thursday of the month.

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9. Yewyew

Located just a few minutes walk away from Lai Foong lala noodles and Rex KL is this small cafe that offers mainly pastries and cakes, along with coffee. Head over here for a cup of coffee after a hearty lunch or mini tour around KL.

Address:

63-D, Ground Floor, Bangunan Ka Yin,
Jalan Sultan, 50000 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
10am - 6pm (Daily)
Closed on Mondays.

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10. Three Guys

We love a cosy coffee shop and Three Guys does it perfectly. Matching its Japanese-inspired interior, the cafe serves Japanese fusion food like rice bowls and matcha lattes.

There are little nooks with books for you to browse through, which adds to the cafe's homey ambience.

Address:

Block B, 2-14, Jalan Ilmu, 50603 Kuala Lumpur,
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
10am - 6pm (Daily)
Closed on Mondays. 

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11. Michelle Young

Nothing says weekend better than a good pastry or dessert and a cup of coffee or tea. Set in a charming English cottage setting, Michelle Young offers scones, cupcakes, cookies, doughnuts, and more - especially perfect for tea time. 

Address:

C-1-8, Aurora Place,
Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
10.30am - 5.30pm (Daily)
Closed on Tuesdays.

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12. Small Shifting Space

Come for coffee and stay for the wine, Small Shifting Space (SSS) is a coffee space and a wine bar all in one.

Located at the Petaling Street area, SSS is said to serve a wicked espresso tonic. At night, Chef Chin Wong (along with the occasional guest chef) comes out to play, cooking up exquisite dishes to pair with your drinks.

Address:

141, Jalan Petaling, City Centre,
50000 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL

Operating hours:
10am - 12am (Wednesdays to Fridays and Sundays)
10am -5pm (Saturdays and Tuesdays)
Closed on Mondays.

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13. Kafe Kleptokrat

Kafe Kleptokrat has recently gained tremendous online attention and it's not hard to see why. This little gem in KL, which shares the space with several others, will make you feel like you're on a holiday away from the city.

The cafe does Western and Malay dishes but just be prepared to queue 'coz it can get pretty crowded, especially on weekends.

Address:

55, Jalan Sultan, City Centre,
50000 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL

Operating hours:
10am - 8pm (Mondays to Fridays)
8am - 10pm (Saturdays and Sundays)

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14. Kaffe 16

After wandering around KL, take a stroll to Kaffe 16 for a little pick-me-up coffee, cake, or meal. Kaffe 16 keeps its interior minimal, embracing its high ceilings, a black spiral staircase, and brick walls. Stop for a cuppa over a good chat!

Address:

16, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000
Wilayah Persekutuan, WPKL

Operating hours:
10am - 6pm (Daily)
Closed on Mondays.

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