8 Amazing Halal Cafes In Petaling Jaya For A Delicious Weekend Treat


Ili •  Jan 31, 2020

[Updated 31 May 2021]

Coffee lovers are always on the lookout for best cafes in Kuala Lumpur. Whether you're on the hunt for halal kid-friendly cafes for quality time with the kids or halal cafes that'll be perfect for brunch dates with the girls, there's never a shortage of good hangout spots in Malaysia's capital city. If you happen to find yourself in Petaling Jaya, this guide will certainly help you navigate the area and find some of the best halal cafes there are in town! ?

1. Tujoh

Say hello to Tujoh, a cosy cafe tucked away in the quiet suburbs of Petaling Jaya. Considered a hidden gem if you aren't a local living in the area, step into its homey space where creamy lattes, delicious food and a great ambiance await you. Once you've placed your order, cop a table underneath the skylight and enjoy a comfortable catch-up session with your friends.

Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers

Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 11AM-11PM, Fri-Sat; 11AM-11.30PM, Sun; 11AM-10PM

Address: 617 Jalan 17/10, Section 17, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 46400

Contact: +6018-271 1157

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2. Roti & Kopi House

Roti & Kopi House's homage to Malaysian food is real, and you can definitely tell from their menu of local delights. If you're here for breakfast, start your day with Hainan Roti Bakar Special where each toast is slattered with honey, kaya, butter, chocolate spread and peanut butter. Otherwise, you can tickle your tastebuds with their Roti Toast selection with fillings such as Rendang Beef, Nasi Lemak, and Kam Heong.

Halal status: All meats and ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers, and their head chef is Muslim

Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 8AM-6.30PM, Sat-Sun; 8.30AM-7.30PM

Address: 101c, Level 1, Tower C, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

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3. The Picnic Table

Want to have a picnic but it’s too hot outside or it’s raining cats and dogs? The Picnic Table by Simply Sandwiches is the perfect place to kick back and relax with healthy sandwiches, filling pasta (try their soft shell crab aglio olio!) or a cup of coffee and dessert. You can sit on their picnic tables or spread a mat on their indoor grass that's complete with comfy pillows, books and board games for you to laze the day away.

#HHWTTip: They also do deliveries and catering for events! Contact them on Facebook or the numbers below to find out when they will deliver to your area. Perfect for a healthy lunch fix ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Tues-Fri; 8:30AM-6PM, Sat-Sun; 9AM-6PM (closed on Mondays)

Address: 62A-G, Jalan PJU 5/21, The Strand Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Contact: +603-7497 4259


4. Strangers at 47

This cosy cafe has been a favourite for many in PJ. It’s a simple cafe that provides a comfortable atmosphere with good food. What more can you ask for? Strangers At 47 is well known for their crepes that are so good you wouldn't mind having them for breakfast, lunch AND dinner! There are plenty of tasty savoury foods too like their spicy cajun chicken and pasta!

Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients.

Opening hours: Wed-Mon; 10AM-9.30PM (closed on Tue)

Address: 45, 47 49, Jalan 17/45, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Contact: +603-7498 1034

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5. Wondermilk

For the cupcake lovers out there - you'll fall in love with Wondermilk once you get your hands on their delicious sweet cupcakes ? Choose from a variety of flavours such as red velvet, chocolate, blueberry cheese, and a whole lot more.

Decked out with wooden floors and minimal brick walls, it is one of the most inviting dessert places in town. Wondermilk tends to get packed over the weekends since it's a popular spot to host parties ranging from bridal showers to children's birthdays. We recommend booking a space in advance or make your way there before the brunch crowd comes in ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Open daily; 9AM-10PM

Address: 37, Jalan SS 21/1A, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Contact: +603-7725 8930

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6. Sudo Brew

A place made for the night owls in mind, The Sudo Brew is open 24 hours and has an amazing spread to satisfy your late-night cravings ? This amazing coffee place offers plenty of work stations, plug points, and good internet speed. Located at Damansara Jaya, it is frequented by many day and night, simply because of its computer-friendly environment, good food and coffee ☕️ Their delectable food selection is a must-try too ?From their delicious pastries, healthy salad bowls, and filling pasta and amazing lattes ?

Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients

Opening hours: 24 hours

Address: 7, Jalan SS 22/11, Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Contact: +603-7731 3455


7. Pokok

Pokok is a glasshouse-inspired eatery that has always been the go-to spot for a meal in a gorgeous setting. With a bright and airy vibe from all the natural light streaming in, you won’t have to worry about capturing beautiful pictures here. Even as you wait in line for a table, it's the perfect chance to capture some gorgeous photos outdoors with greenery surrounding you.

Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients

Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-8PM

Address: MAHSA Avenue, Block B, Jalan Elmu, off, Jalan Universiti, 59100 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +603 8408 1811

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8. Daun

Located just 1-minute away from the popular glasshouse cafe, Pokok, make your way to its sister cafe, Daun where you'll be greeted with a lovely ambiance filled with hanging potted plants and rattan chairs. The all-white space gives the cafe a fresh, clean look, and creates a peaceful vibe that puts you at ease. As you snap away for some Insta-worthy shots, make sure to enjoy their pastries, desserts and coffee while you're there.

Halal status: Uses ingredients from halal-certified suppliers. They are currently working on getting their halal certification.

Opening hours: Tue-Sat; 10AM-9PM (closed on Mon)

Address: MAHSA Avenue, Block B, Level 2, Jalan ilmu, off, Jalan Universiti, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +6012-505 9147

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Now that you're armed with this list of fantastic cafes in Petaling Jaya, the only thing left to do is make your way there and have an amazing cafe-hopping adventure! ?