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The best new cafes in KL to add to your list in June 2023

In the mood to explore the city’s latest eateries? Head over to these new cafes in KL and Selangor in June 2023.

Start the new year with a brand new list of the latest must-visit cafes and stalls in KL. Here we bring you the best of the best that you need on your radar for 2023. From the newest brunch spots to coffee spaces worth exploring this month, it’s guaranteed to be another exciting year filled with the most delicious cuisines and decadent treats. Be sure to bookmark our guide as we update monthly with the ins and outs of the dining scene in KL and Selangor.

New cafes in KL and Selangor to explore – June edition:


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If you are looking for a new cafe to explore in OUG, you might want to check out MERG Cafe. This recently opened cafe is run by three talented founders who have come together to create a unique experience for customers. What sets this cafe apart from others is its design, which features an abundance of plants that create a refreshing and serene environment, perfect for those looking to unwind and relax.

One of the highlights of MERG Cafe’s menu is their selection of drinks. They offer a variety of refreshments to choose from, such as coffee coolers blended with coconut water or hot matcha, that will surely satisfy your cravings. Whether you are in the mood for something hot or cold, MERG Cafe has got you covered.

With its serene environment and refreshing drinks, MERG Cafe is an ideal spot for those who want to enjoy a cup of coffee while taking in the neighbourhood’s sights. So why not give it a try and see for yourself what this cafe has to offer!

Address: K.L.W.P, 117-1, Jalan Sepadu, Taman United, 58200 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 12 PM – 9 PM (closed on Wednesdays)

Kuro Coffee

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Kuro Coffee is a relatively new cafe located in PJ that is currently in its soft launch phase. It is a unique cafe that offers a refreshing twist on the traditional coffee experience, inspired by Japanese speciality brews. This place serves its own-roasted coffee that will initially feature beans sourced from East and Southeast Asia, providing customers with a unique and authentic coffee experience.

If you’re looking for a cafe with a unique atmosphere, the black building that houses Kuro Coffee in Seksyen 51a is definitely worth checking out. The building’s design is meant to evoke the flow of water, creating a serene and refreshing environment that is perfect for those looking to unwind and relax. In order to visit Kuro Coffee, bookings must be made in advance. So why not give Kuro Coffee a try and experience the unique and authentic coffee experience that it has to offer?

Address: Lot 3A, Jalan 51a/223, Seksyen 51a, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours: 11 AM – 7 PM

To book a spot, click on this link.

Flour, Fire & Stone

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Flour, Fire & Stone is a highly sought after brunch and coffee destination that is rapidly gaining popularity in the bustling neighborhood of Petaling Jaya. This recently opened cafe is a true standout, with a diverse array of features that are sure to impress even the most discerning of palates. For example, Flour, Fire & Stone uses organic stone-milled flour for baking, which gives its bread and pastries a unique and delicious flavour that is unmatched by other cafes in the area. Additionally, the cafe boasts a wood-fired oven that produces charred pizzas that are simply out of this world. The use of stone accents add to the cafe’s rustic, yet modern aesthetic, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere that is both inviting and memorable.

Flour, Fire & Stone is a breakfast lover’s paradise, with a menu that features a wide range of options that are sure to satisfy any craving. Some of the most standout dishes include the hickory-smoked beef brisket, beet-cured salmon gravlax, and Parmesan omelettes with mushroom ragout and grilled sourdough bread. Coffee lovers will also appreciate the cafe’s signature coffee offerings, including siphon coffee made with their own roasted Brazilian, Colombian, and Indonesian coffee beans.

In addition to its delicious food and drink offerings, Flour, Fire & Stone is a visual feast, with beautiful caffeine bars and counters that are perfect for the Gram. The cafe’s charming corners and unique decor elements add to its overall allure, making it a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a one-of-a-kind brunch and coffee experience in Petaling Jaya. Whether you’re a local resident or just passing through, Flour, Fire & Stone is the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious meal and take in the sights and sounds of one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

Address: 17, Jalan Professor Khoo Kay Kim, Pjs 13, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours: 9 AM – 6 PM

Sloaft by JWC

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Sloaft Cafe, situated in the lobby of the LYF Raja Chulan hotel, is a cozy little spot that should be on your list of cafes to visit. If you’re looking for a unique coffee experience, this cafe has got you covered with their signature brews. One of their standout coffee offerings is the Curry Curry, a cold brew infused with curry powder, coconut water, and coconut milk—which is sure to tantalise your taste buds. Additionally, the cafe serves up an espresso called the Daily Breakfast, which is made with butter, kaya, and whipping cream, promising a rich-textured, mellow-flavoured marvel.

The cafe’s welcoming atmosphere is definitely a plus, and guests are encouraged to take their time when enjoying their coffee. So if you’re looking for a cosy spot to unwind and indulge in some unique coffee offerings, Sloaft Cafe is definitely worth checking out.

Address: 11a, Jalan Raja Chulan, Bukit Bintang 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan

Operating hours: 6.30 AM – 7 PM


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Flint is a cafe that can be found in The Curve and is well-known for its sleek design and delectable menu. It may also be the only cafe in Klang Valley that serves ravioli and roulade for breakfast. Flint’s East-West fusion menu is a delight for the senses, featuring dishes such as the Reverse Ravioli, which is a unique combination of tiger prawns stuffed into an egg and rice flour base.

The Chicken Roulade is a panko-crusted chicken dish served with potato gratin, broccoli, asparagus, and Thai-style sweet-sour sauce. In addition to its mouth-watering food, Flint also serves refreshing mocktails like the Zero Proof Jungle Bird and Matcha Lemonade. The cafe’s atmosphere is warm and welcoming, with counters and bars that are perfect for capturing Instagram-worthy shots. So, if you’re looking for a cafe that offers a unique and unforgettable experience, Flint is definitely worth checking out!

Address: Lot G 41A – G 43, The Curve, 6, Jln PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours: 8 AM – 10 PM

New cafes in KL and Selangor to explore – May edition:

Slow Wood Coffee

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Slow Wood Coffee is a cozy cafe located in Mont Kiara, offering a unique atmosphere that allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The cafe’s interior design combines an industrial and rustic style, offering a serene environment that is surrounded by lush greenery. One of the standout features of the café is the seven pillars made from Terengganu-sourced merbau hardwood tree trunks, which adds an authentic feel to the space.

At Slow Wood Coffee, you can indulge in a variety of signature coffees that are guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds. So if you’re looking for a place to unwind and enjoy a cup of coffee surrounded by nature, this place is the perfect spot for you.

Address: B5-03A, 4, Jalan Kiara 1, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 9 AM – 7 PM (closed on Tuesdays)

Lilian’s Cake House

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Lilian’s Cake House is another newly opened cafe located in Mont Kiara. It offers a unique atmosphere that combines retro and Parisian elements, which sets it apart from other cafes in the area. The cafe’s retro diner-style aesthetic is unmistakable and immediately noticeable from the outside, thanks to its elaborate French-style doors and a striking red sign that greet patrons.

Upon entering the cafe, you will be transported back in time to the 1950s, with its charming entrance and dining area that comprises black-and-white chequered floors and booth seats. The ambience is definitely a blast from the past, with splashes of retro orange, green, and red that transform the cafe’s space into a trademark diner.

At Lilian’s Cake House, you can indulge in sweet treats, including customisable whole cakes that are heavy on the frills and piping, with bespoke vintage letterings to top. The assortment of cakes here is a feast for the eyes, and their customisable whole cakes are a star. Despite the generously slathered frosting, Lilian’s Cake House’s cakes are actually iced with ultra-light dairy whipping cream that goes harmoniously well with the fluffy chiffon cake layers.

On another note, they also welcome pets. So, if you’re looking for a cafe with Instagram-worthy aesthetics, and allows you to indulge in sweet treats while spending time with your furry friends, Lilian’s Cake House is definitely the place to be!

Address: S-B5-01, 4, Jalan Kiara 1, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 11 AM – 7 PM (closed on Mondays)

Almost Human Club

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Almost Human Club is a hidden gem situated in KL Eco City Mall, which aims to create a warm and welcoming environment that makes people feel more human again (yes, we need that). The cafe is relatively small in size but offers a cozy and relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for a quick coffee break or a more extended hangout session with friends.

Their menu is focused on comfort food and drinks, with a variety of options available to suit all. You can enjoy dishes such as the hearty tiger prawn spaghetti, which is paired with refreshing drinks like the Sunrise Refresher orange juice cooler or the Beautiful Mess milky coffee quencher. Coffee lovers can indulge in a range of espresso beverages, including the classic black or white coffee, roasted hazelnut latte, and sparkling americano. Non-coffee drinkers, on the other hand, can choose from a selection of matcha and hojicha drinks, or try one of their unique specialty thirst-quenching concoctions.

Address: G20, Kuala Lumpur Eco City Mall, Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 7.30 AM – 5 PM (weekdays), 10 AM – 5 PM (Saturday, closed on Sundays)

Curate Coffee Roasters

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Curate Coffee Roasters is a unique coffee roastery that has recently opened its new home in SS2, featuring a sleek space for coffee workshops and a retail section for its selection of beans. Their complete selection of coffee can now be shopped and sampled at this physical headquarters, giving customers a chance to experience the full range of their offerings. While the online shopping option on their Shopee page is yet to come, there’s no need to wait to get your hands on their delicious coffee.

Although it’s not a cafe, the coffee bar at Curate is open to commercial clients who are looking to experience a range of beans. However, their espresso-based beverages are only available for takeaways. And if you didn’t know, Curate is Malaysia’s first roastery co-founded by a national Brewers Cup champion, making it a unique and exciting destination for coffee aficionados.

Address: 75, Jalan SS 2/72, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours: 10.30 AM – 5.30 PM

Shan Mu Cafe

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Shan Mu Cafe is a newly opened cafe in Taman Connaught that offers a unique experience for patrons. Boasting an East Asian-inspired atmosphere that immerses customers in a realm of mountains and woods, the cafe provides a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. It’s managed by two sets of siblings who have crafted their own furniture using kayu chengal and resak, which adds to the charm and authenticity of the place.

The menu at Shan Mu Cafe is truly a feast for the senses, with dishes that are both hearty and soulful. For instance, you can indulge in ochazuke with poached salmon, seaweed, and a soft-boiled egg, or savor the sourdough toast layered with kaya and coffee butter. The cafe also caters to those who want to quench their thirst with refreshing coolers, such as the Unexpected Summer cooler made with lemongrass and lime combined with mint verbena herbal tea.

Address: 28, Jalan Cerdik, Taman Connaught, Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 10 AM – 7 PM (Tuesday to Friday, closed on Mondays), 9 AM – 8 PM (weekends)

The Universal Bakehouse

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Located in Damansara Kim, The Universal Bakehouse is a bakery-cafe that caters to its customers’ cravings for sourdough bread and pastries. The establishment is situated right next to Table & Apron, which has been known for its bread since 2014. It offers a simple, no-frills approach to baking, with nearly two-thirds of the venue being devoted to baking facilities that include a brand-new deck oven. The best part? Customers can watch all the baking action through a wide-open window, adding to the overall experience.

The bakery-cafe offers a variety of sourdough bread, including walnut and olive, honey oats, green apple, and seeded, as well as pastries and cakes. Notably, The Universal Bakehouse’s bread will also be served at Table & Apron next door.

Address: 21, Jalan SS20/11, Damansara Kim, Petaling Jaya, 47400 Selangor

Operating hours: 8.30 AM – 3 PM (weekdays), 8.30 AM – 5 PM (weekends)

New cafes in KL and Selangor to explore – April edition:

Baristart Coffee

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Baristart Coffee is a unique and trendy cafe that originally hails from Hokkaido, Japan, and has now expanded its reach to include locations in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. This cafe is quickly becoming a local favourite for its wide range of food and beverage offerings, which include coffee, desserts, and savoury dishes. What sets Baristart Coffee apart from other cafes is their commitment to using high-quality Hokkaido dairy products in their creations. The dairy products they use are known for their rich, creamy, and slightly sweet taste, which elevates the flavour of their dishes to the next level.

In addition to their delicious dairy-based offerings, Baristart Coffee also offers a variety of Japanese-inspired meals such as sando platters and chicken katsu. So, if you’re looking for a unique and flavourful cafe experience, make sure to check out Baristart Coffee at the Bangsar Shopping Centre.

Address: Lot G133A, Ground Floor Bangsar Shopping Centre, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 8 AM – 10 PM (Monday to Friday), 9 AM – 10 PM (weekends)


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aisdankopi is a trendy and upbeat cafe located in Kuala Lumpur that is quickly gaining popularity among locals and tourists alike. This grab-and-go destination cafe offers a wide variety of fun and flavorful treats, including ice cream and coffee, making it the perfect spot for a quick and delicious treat on the go. One of the must-try items at aisdankopi is their rich and creamy soft-serve ice cream that comes with Lotus Biscoff cookies, which can be served with extra syrup for an added burst of sweetness. Additionally, the cafe also offers the AisBatu Kopi, a milky quencher with espresso ice cubes that is perfect for those in need of a latte fix.

Apart from their delectable food and drink offerings, aisdankopi’s upbeat and contemporary interior design and friendly staff make for a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. The cafe is perfect for a quick catch-up with friends or a solo outing to grab a sweet treat.

Address: 9, Jalan Sena 3/13A, Seksyen 3, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor

Operating hours: 9 AM – 7 PM (Monday to Saturday)

Xiao by Crustz

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Xiao by Crustz, a dessert-lover’s paradise, has recently moved to a new, larger location in Kuala Lumpur. This new location is a perfect place to indulge in a wide variety of sweet and savory pastries, signature cakes, ice cream, coffee, and tea. The patisserie’s interior design is aesthetically pleasing, featuring live plants and wooden furniture with Tatami style seating to add a traditional touch. The wooden benches and low tables create a cozy and comfortable atmosphere, making it the perfect place to relax and enjoy the delicious treats on offer.

The food at Xiao by Crustz Patisserie is truly the star of the show, with all menu items crafted with meticulous attention to detail. You can taste the quality of the ingredients with every bite, and the flavours are perfectly balanced. The patisserie’s sweet sensations are luscious and lovable, with beautiful textures and flavors that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Address: 9, Jalan Sena 3/13A, Seksyen 3, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor

Operating hours: 8.30 AM – 6.30 PM (closed on Tuesdays)

un by dayday

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Un by Dayday is not your typical cafe. It offers a unique coffee and croffle bar experience that can be found inside the K Homié Japandi furnishing showroom in Puchong. This cafe is an unusual but cozy space that provides visitors with the opportunity to relax and unwind in a homey and comfortable setting while admiring the craftsmanship of the furniture. The cafe is perfect for those who are looking for a place to embrace the slow-living lifestyle while enjoying a delicious beverage. One of the must-try items at Un by Dayday is their E(art)h Latte, which is an iced matcha latte infused with butterfly pea. This drink is refreshing and flavourful, making it a perfect companion for a slow afternoon.

Address: C-06-1, Block C Dataran Puchong, Jalan PU 7/1, Taman Puchong Utama, 47140 Puchong, Selangor

Operating hours: 9 AM – 6 PM on weekdays, 11 AM – 7 PM on weekends (closed on Tuesdays)

Lisette’s Café & Bakery

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Lisette’s Café & Bakery recently opened its third outlet in Mont Kiara, offering visitors a beautiful and comfortable space to enjoy delicious food and pastries. The cafe prides itself on using natural and organic ingredients whenever possible, without sacrificing flavor. Their interior is adorned with greenery and features a rustic yet modern dining space. Guests can choose from Lisette’s everyday menu or indulge in their scrumptious sandwiches, which are only available at this location—health-conscious eaters and foodies alike will find something to love at Lisette’s. Positioned by the mall’s entrance, the cafe’s bright and beautiful space features large cast iron windows and rustic decor, perfect for snapping photos and enjoying conversations on sustainable living.

Address: 163 Retail Park, GF-18, Ground Floor 163 Retail Park, 8, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 8 AM – 10 PM

New cafes in KL and Selangor to explore – March edition:

Overtime Cafe   

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In a bustling city like Kuala Lumpur, a quiet and monochromatic cafe like this is always welcomed. This sleek and cosy hideout is decorated in shades of grey and black, from the walls to the furniture ‒ creating a more serene and relaxing environment, which is just what we need in a city that never sleeps. Other than its interior, Overtime Cafe offers an array of hearty mains and toothsome treats like its Strawberry Croffle and Biscoff Croffle that will complement your cup of coffee. 

Address: A1-1, Sentul Point, Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours: 12 PM – 12/2 AM (closed on Mondays)

Ode to the Beans 

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If you’re up for a little adventure, visit one of Petaling Jaya’s most well-hidden cafes. Situated in SS7’s Parklane Commercial Hub, Ode to the Beans stays true to its name by making a mean cuppa. Other than their caffeinated drinks, they specialise in artisanal sourdough sandwiches, decadent pastries and cakes. If you’re looking for an evening of pure comedy and caffeine, they have open-mic sessions every Thursday, featuring some of the funniest comedians in town. 

Not sure where to find this hidden gem? Look for the back-alley entrance, and take the elevator to the fifth floor, where you’ll see a flight of stairs that will lead you up to Ode to the Beans. 

Address: Parklane Commercial Hub, Kelana Jaya

Operating hours: 11 AM – 7 PM on weekdays, 12 PM – 10 PM on weekends (closed on Wednesdays)

Bijou Ara Damansara 

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Hidden in a sleepy residential street in Ara Damansara, Bijou is a white-themed cafe with modern and tasteful decor offering an array of buttery pastries to pair with your choice of cuppa joe. With an adequate amount of sunlight streaming through the glass windows, this cafe is the ideal hangout spot for you and your friends – plus it’ll look good on the ‘Gram. 

Address: 78, Jalan PJU1a/42b, Ara Permata, Ara Damansara, PJ

Operating hours: 11 AM – 6 PM (closed on Tuesdays)

Honey Flour 

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Adding to the list of best cafes to explore in KL throughout 2023 is Honey Flour, which previously began its journey as a home bakery. Honey Flour is a minimalistic pâtisserie that’s lightly adorned with potted plants and chic-looking track lights hanging from the ceiling. Tucked in Mont Kiara, this bakeshop offers a selection of cakes such as Hojicha Black Sesame, Honey Yuzu, Rosé Taro, and Cointreau Caramel which are all bake by their in-house artisanal pastry team – we feel it in our guts that it will not disappoint. 

Address: 01-09, Suria@North Kiara Jalan 30/38a Taman Sri Sinar, Segambut, 51200 Kuala Lumpur.

Operating hours: 12 PM – 8 PM (closed on Tuesdays)

New cafes in KL and Selangor to explore – February edition:


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On the hunt for a quick pick-me-up? For those living in Petaling Jaya, head over to Oddday for a cuppa. Located beside Atria Shopping Gallery, the quaint space is situated in Stall 18 at Damansara Jaya’s MBPJ Hawker Center. Yes, you can order a hearty plate of roti canai or vegetarian dishes from other stalls to go with your Oddday coffee. Here you will find aromatic brews and non-coffee options such as the signature espresso, latte, cappuccino, matcha latte, houjicha latte and more.

Address: Pusat Penjaja MBPJ, Jalan SS 22/23, Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours: 8 AM – 4.30 PM (Monday – Saturday)

Sundaze Coffee

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If you’re heading to Klang this weekend, make a pit stop at Sundaze Coffee. Previously known as Nom Nom Cafe, the establishment boasts delicious brunch options with hearty mains. Step inside, and be prepared to be awestruck with the calming wooden and rattan interior amidst a refreshing touch of greenery. For those planning to drop by for brunch, we recommend the Bacon, Avocado & Egg, Wild Shrooms & Eggs Toast, and The Honey Butter French Toast. Not forgetting the rice lovers, the cafe also offers hearty rice bowls such as salmon rice bowl, honey-glazed chicken rice bowl and braised pork rice bowl. In the drinks section, you can find cold-pressed juices, non-coffee options, teas and coffees to order. Try the Salted Caramel Matcha.

Address: 18, Jalan Ramin 3/KS7, Bandar Botanik, 41200 Klang, Selangor

Operating hours: 9 AM – 5 PM (Tuesday – Sunday)

Contact: 017-318-1891

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Folk Kofii

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Nasi lemak and a satisfying cuppa in the morning? Count us in. Situated in Taman Melawati, Folk Kofii is the latest It spot in the neighbourhood to enjoy the best of both worlds. As you enter, you will be thrilled to see ample space to enjoy your morning cuppa indoors and outdoors. However, if you’re not into nasi lemak, don’t worry about it, as the cafe also offers buttery pastries from savoury to sweet. Apart from the signature nasi lemak, you can find other dishes like the Folk’s Croissants with a choice of tuna, chicken ham, beef strips or scrambled eggs. To accompany your meals, the drinks menu comprises an array of espresso drinks, non-espresso options, mocktails, teas and more. You can even request to try out their bean of the month – don’t be shy to ask the barista.

Address: 9170, Jalan Negara, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur.

Operating hours: 8 AM – 6 PM (Tuesdays – Sundays)

New cafes in KL and Selangor 2023 – January edition


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Whether you’re visiting Melawati or are living in the neighbourhood, add Duwa to your wishlist soon. To spot the cafe, keep a lookout for the signature blue-and-white striped roof above the entrance. Specialising in buttery pastries and artisanal sourdough pizzas, Duwa also offers hearty mains, such as grilled cheeses and toasts. From 12 PM onwards, you can order their pizzas consisting of five delicious flavours: Margherita pizza, cheese pizza, chicken or beef pepperoni pizza, ‘Bianca’ pizza and beef bacon pizza. Ideal for sharing, order the bruschetta or truffle fries to go with your heavenly slices. In the drinks section, coffees and teas are available.

Address: No 7-0, Jalan 3/4c, Desa Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operation hours: 8.30 AM – 8 PM (Monday to Saturday)


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Adding to our ‘Best new cafes in KL’ list in 2023 is Limone. Taking inspiration from the beauty of an Italian garden, Limone is a European-inspired cafe located in Plaza Zurich, Bukit Damansara. Splashed in vivid yellow tones with earthy green touches, the cafe offers a lovely setting for that perfect Instagram-worthy shot, thanks to its lush greenery and beautiful lemon tree as the eatery’s centrepiece. Baked with love by co-founder/head chef Tee Jiunn Hoong, the menu offers artisanal french desserts ranging from petit gateau cakes to appetising pastries. Highlights include the signature Tokyo Garden (yuzu tart), Daisy Cake (lychee raspberry cake) and Fromage Frais (cheesecake with fresh berries). Remember to order their aromatic brews on the side to go with their heavenly treats. For mains, the cafe also serves delicious brunch favourites and hot foods, like smoked salmon eggs benedict, chicken percik poke bowl and a spicy Aglio olio pasta.

Address: Lot G01-03, Plaza Zúrich, Bukit Damansara
Operation hours: 9 AM – 6 PM (closed on Mondays)

Ra Ra Coffee

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For those who are craving a coffee fix in Bandar Utama, head to Ra Ra Coffee. Upon entering, the cafe offers a relaxed atmosphere with ample natural light peeping through the window walls. Thanks to its spacious outdoor and indoor seating areas, you will have plenty of space with your loved ones to enjoy a slow afternoon while unwinding with a good cuppa. Their signature dishes include the salmon blu blu burger, crispy chicken burger and waffle chicken sandwich. On the side, order the truffle fries and mentai fries. Brews such as classic lattes, cappuccinos and flat whites are available. However, if you’re feeling adventurous, try their trio latte (matcha, chocolate and espresso with milk) and vit-c espresso (orange and espresso with milk).

Address: 1-1, BU4 Oasis, Jalan Changkat Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operation hours: 11 AM – 10 PM (closed on Mondays)



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