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17 Aesthetic Restaurants & Cafes In Klang Valley With Plenty Of Natural Light

Lighting. Is. Everything.

Cover image via @parammaries (Instagram) & Apollo Dining (Facebook)

Disclaimer: Operating hours may differ slightly during this time.

1. Terrase Cafe & Bistro

While most know of Happy Mansion's cafes, there's another in the Section 17 area called Terrase Cafe & Bistro, which is both a cafe and a bar.

Reviews rave about their signature duck confit made by their award-winning chef. Their specially designed skylight roof allows for natural light to stream in while you enjoy brunch or sip on cocktails beneath the stars at night.
 
Address:

622A, level, 1, Jalan 17/8, Seksyen 17,
46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
11am - 12am (Daily)
Closed on Mondays.

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2. La Cour

At La Cour, you can sit by floor-to-ceiling glass windows or their lovely family-friendly courtyard. One review noted that the area is cosy yet spacious enough for physical distancing. However, some said that the parking is limited. 

Address:

13, Jalan PPU 2A, Taman Perindustrian Pusat Bandar Puchong,
47100 Puchong, Selangor

Operating hours:
11am - 9pm (Daily)
Closed on Mondays.

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3. Apollo Dining

Perfect for special occasions, this restaurant in Bangsar serves fusion cuisine. It's said to have a slight fine dining atmosphere and prices are on the steeper side.

Some of the dishes they have include Chicken Percik Roulade, Chilli Crab Squid Ink Aglio Olio, and Duck Risotto, among others.

Address:

 28, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar,
59000 Wilayah Persekutuan, WPKL

Operating hours:
11.30am - 3.30pm, 6pm - 11pm (Tuesdays to Fridays)
11.30am - 3.30pm, 6pm - 12am (Saturdays and Sundays)
Closed on Mondays.

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4. The Farm Foodcraft

The Farm Foodcraft is filled with indoor plants, making you feel like you're dining inside a greenhouse. The restaurant has a farm-to-table concept, using vegetables and herbs growing within their urban farm in the restaurant, as well as local farms.

There's also a separate section with a bar, serving cocktails and other alcoholic beverages.

Address:

Unit G-01 & G-02, Level Ground,
The Sphere Bangsar South City,
59200 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
10am - 10pm (Daily)

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5. Tapestry

It's easy to see why Tapestry attracts a crowd. From natural light cascading through glass windows lining their ceiling-high brick wall, to long drapes adorning the cafe, you'll feel like you're dining in a lavish courtyard.

Address:

28, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit,
50300 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL

Operating hours:
8am - 4pm (Mondays to Fridays)
8am - 5.30pm (Saturdays and Sundays)

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6. Daun KL

This cosy cafe is a lovely place for a date or a catchup with friends. The atmosphere overall is relaxing but when crowded, it can get pretty noisy as a result of the small space. They do serve good cakes, coffee, and other tea time snacks.

Address:

Level 2, Block B, MAHSA Avenue,
Off Jalan Universiti, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

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

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7. BeReal

BeReal is a new cafe in KL serving a variety of cakes and pastries, along with healthy mains. Not to mention their brightly-lit dining area – perfect for those Instagram shots!

Address:

44-1, Jalan Burung Pucung, Taman Bukit Maluri,
52100 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL

Operating hours:
9am - 6pm (Daily)
Closed on Thursdays.

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8. Kopenhagen Coffee

Kopenhagen Coffee looks like something out of a Scandinavian furniture catalogue, with their modern yet classy interior. They're popular for their coffee.

They have an outlet in Mont Kiara with plenty of natural sunlight. And their outlet in KL Eco City is located within the mall.

Address (Mont Kiara):
Shoplot 7-6 Vista kiara condo, 7, Jln Kiara 3,
Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Address (KL Eco City):
L1-05, The Hub, KL Eco City, KL

Operating hours (Mont Kiara):
7am - 4pm (Mondays to Fridays)
8am - 5pm (Saturdays and Sundays)

Operating hours (KL Eco City):
7.30am - 4.30pm (Daily)

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9. Nippori Bistro

Although recently launched, Nippori Bistro has already become the talk of the town and raked up some pretty good ratings since. NGL, the food looks amazing.

The restaurant takes on a European-style interior, with its high ceilings and eccentric decorations, such as a large mural of a curvaceous Mona Lisa sipping on wine and animal portraits. They serve a fusion of Japanese and Western dishes.

Address:

Lot 2 & 3, B land Lot 2,
Jalan 51a/225 section 51a PJ

Operating hours:
12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 10pm (Daily)
Closed on Mondays.

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10. The Other Half

The high ceilings and large glass windows give The Other Half a spacious feel. If it's not too hot, you can also opt to sit on their balcony for some fresh air. A good spot to add to the cafe-hopping list!

Address:

2-1 Greens Terrace, Jalan Wan Kadir 3, Taman Tun Dr Ismail,
Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL

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

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11. Tujoh

I don't know which I love more – Tujoh's decorative partition lined with vintage electronics or the greenery and immense sunlight that enters through their roof. They're definitely a pleasant neighbourhood cafe with a good variety of food, coffee, and desserts.

Address:

617, Jalan 17/10, Seksyen 17,
46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
11am - 11pm (Mondays to Thursdays)
11am - 11.30pm (Fridays and Saturdays)
11am - 10pm (Sundays)

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12. Half & Hāfu

Half & Hāfu is a relatively new cafe that doubles up as a hair salon in PJ. They offer different cakes every week along with their signature mocha with dry bitter orange drink.

They're still considered a pretty new spot for the area, so it's worth checking them out before they become more popular.

Address:
Lot B-1-05, First Floor, The Hub SS2 Retail Office,
19 Sentral, Jalan Harapan, Seksyen 19,
46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
11am - 5pm (Tuesdays to Thursdays)
11am - 8pm (Fridays to Sundays)
Closed on Mondays.

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13. leaf & co

You'll find rays of natural light streaming through the centre of this cafe in KL. Attached to a heritage hostel, they're said to have once been a pre-war shop lot, adding to the rustic and old school charm that the cafe gives off.

Address:
53, Jalan Sultan, City Centre,
50000 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL

Operating hours:
10am - 9pm (Daily)

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14. Birch

Birch has beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows along with a spacious interior, making it a well-lit space for photo-taking with friends and family. It's a cafe during the day and a cocktail bar at night.

Address:

Ground Floor Jalan Damanlela Lot G10/11
Damansara City Mall, Bukit Damansara,
50490 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
10am - 12am (Mondays to Fridays)
9am - 12am (Saturdays and Sundays)

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15. New Chapter By The Owls Cafe

Located within Calvary Convention Centre is New Chapter By The Owls Cafe, which is known for serving waffles, among other desserts and meals. At certain areas of the cafe, there are large glass windows where you can overlook a golf course while you dine.

Address:

Calvary Convention Centre, 1, Jalan Jalil Perkasa 1,
Bukit Jalil, 57100 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
10am - 8pm (Daily)

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16. The Glass House - Specialty Coffee

Got a project or a meeting with a client? This unassuming two-storey cafe in Metropolitan Square is literally called Glass House and is said to serve good coffee and cakes.

According to several reviews, the cafe's large glass windows allow customers to enjoy just the right amount of sunlight while still feeling cool. They're only open on weekdays. 

Address:

Lot C109, Metropolitan Square, Jalan PJU 8/1,
Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
11am- 7pm (Daily)
Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

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17. POLA-DOLA

Even when it rains, this glasshouse-themed cafe in Setia Alam looks cosy. Aside from typical Western cafe food, they serve nasi goreng with sambal udang, lamb stew, bread and butter pudding, and a variety of cakes.

Address:

L33-G, Ardence Lab, PT8 Eco Ardence,
Persiaran Setia Alam, Setia Alam,
40170 Shah Alam, Selangor

Operating hours:
11am - 10pm (Daily)

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