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The Ultimate Guide To The Best Halal & Muslim-friendly Croissants In Kuala Lumpur

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Syahirah •  Jun 17, 2022

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Crispy and flaky on the outside but soft and buttery on the inside. It’s something you can have for breakfast, lunch, dinner or whenever you like! And there’s so many ways to eat it too - you can smear on a dollop of jam, marmalade or chocolate. Or stuff it with tuna, egg mayonnaise and leafy greens. 😜 You guessed it, we’re talking about croissants! Small or big, most likely you’ll be able to find some at bakeries and cafes. If you’re in KL looking for Halal croissants, then this is for you!Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://bit.ly/3LnFN1FPs. Check out these 10 Amazing Muslim-Friendly Cafes In KL For An Insta-Worthy Meal

1. Levain Boulangerie & Patisserie

Known for their beautiful interior, presentation and location, Levain Boulangerie & Patisserie is a must-visit for brunch lovers. Not only does it serve brunch, their croissants are soft and fluffy when paired with a hot coffee. You can order other freshly baked goods as well such as loaves, chocolate and cheese bread, cakes and much more. Don’t forget to whip out your phones and take a few IG-worthy pictures at their front entrance, its lovely! 😍Halal-status: Halal-certifiedAddress: 7, Jalan Delima, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaOpening hours: Open daily; 8AM-5PMWebsite | Facebook

2. Delifrance

What’s a croissant guide without mentioning Delifrance? 🤔The long-standing bakery sells everything from fruit tarts to fresh loaves of bread. But if there’s one thing they’re known for, its their croissants! If you manage to get your hands on some freshly baked ones, you’ll be craving for more. You can choose to have it plain or stuffed with tuna or egg mayonnaise.Halal-status: Halal-certifiedAddress: Publika Block C5, Level G3, Unit 30A & 31, Jln Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaOpening hours: Open daily; 8AM-10PMFacebook

3. The Bread Shop

With an unassuming name like ‘The Bread Shop’, you wouldn’t think too much about the pastries that they offer. However, The Bread Shop is actually an artisanal bakery in the heart of Bukit Damansara. The croissants here are a bestseller. Some customers go as far as to say it's the best they’ve had outside of France! Now they even have a lychee glazed croissant. 🤩 Bread and pastries are freshly baked daily using natural ingredients and real butter. If you’re visiting, you have to try their assortment of tarts along with the croissants. They have chocolate coffee tarts, salted caramel cheese tarts and even walnut tarts (full of walnuts!).Halal-status: Muslim-ownedAddress: 11, Jalan Setiakasih 5, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaOpening hours: Mon; Closed | Tue-Sun; 8AM-6PMFacebook | Instagram

4. Croisserie

Croisserie may look like any other humble neighbourhood bakery but their bakes and pastries will amaze you. From mini quiches and brioche loaves to pretzels and oyaki pan (Japanese round bread), this place has everything a pastry lover could ever dream of! Order a cup of coffee and afew croissants (they’re mini) and enjoy the relaxing ambience along with the smell of fresh bread wafting around the bakery.Halal-status: Muslim-friendlyAddress: No. 14, Jalan Medan Setia 2, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaOpening hours: Open daily; 7:30AM-8PMWebsite | Facebook | Instagram

5. Jaslyn Cakes

For a homey atmosphere and artisanal bakes, look no further than Jaslyn Cakes! A bakery and cafe that prides itself on using natural, quality ingredients to produce cakes, organic teas, freshly squeezed juices and pastries, all made in the shop, daily. Try their sourdough croissants that are available in plain and chocolate but are both very shiny, crispy and not to mention, delicious. The croissants are as they say, “poofed to perfection”! 😋Halal-status:Halal ingredients are used but alcohol is used in certain seasonal items but will be labelled. We advise you to dine at your own discretion. Address:Mount Kiara - Lot 1B New Wing, Lower Ground Floor, Mont' Kiara Shoplex, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaBangsar - 7A, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaOpening hours: Mount Kiara - Tues-Sun; 9AM-7PM | Bangsar - Tues-Sun; 11AM-7PMWebsite | Facebook | Instagram

6. Souka Bakeshop

A look through Souka Bakeshop’s Instagram page will have your mouth watering. 😅The store serves everything from mini personal birthday cakes, cookies, cupcakes, pastries and even lunch dishes like pasta and fried chicken. Baked goods are highly sought after here because of their non-pretentious display and very generous fillings! The croissants may not look like the typical dark brown and glazed ones you’ll find elsewhere - but the buttery and soft texture will make up for that!Halal-status: Muslim-ownedAddress: 53, Jalan SS 15/5a, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, MalaysiaOpening hours: Mon-Sat; 8:30AM-8:30PM | Fri;8:30Am-12:30PM, 2:30PM-8:30PM | Sun; 8:40-8:30PMWebsite | Facebook | Instagram

7. The Hyacynth Cafe

This quiet and rustic cafe actually bakes stunning pastries and desserts. If cakes are what you’re after, try the strawberry shortcakes and ondeh-ondeh cakes. These cakes are minimally designed but look and taste phenomenal. If you like chunky cookies with chocolate oozing out from the center, then you have to grab a few before you leave the cafe.Croissants come in many shapes, sizes and flavours. 😃 Try the almond croissants topped with a layer of sugar cream and sliced almonds to get a buttery and flaky texture with a sweet and crunch aftertaste.Halal-status: Muslim-ownedAddress: Taman Desa Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaOpening hours: Mon; Closed | Tue-Sun; 11AM-7PMFacebook | Instagram

8. Kenny Hills Bakery

If you’re in Ampang, don’t forget to visit Kenny Hills Bakery for its excellent service and tasty bakes! 😁You’ll be spoiled for choice when deciding which croissant to try here. They take pride in their baked goods, especially their huge tarts and croissants. There’s almond, sugar-frosted, chocolate and much more (you can even order savoury cheesy spinach ones for breakfast). Don’t get nervous when you see the size of their freshly baked croissants - they’re big but, we guarantee you’ll be able to eat it all! Halal-status:Halal ingredients are used but alcohol is served in the eatery. We advise you to dine at your own discretion. Address: 241-B Lorong Nibong, Off, Jln Ampang, 50450 Wilayah Persekutuan, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaOpening hours: Open daily; 8AM-10PMWebsite | Facebook | Instagram

9. VCR Bakehouse

If an open-air concept is what you’re looking for, look VCR Bakehouse can bring you that experience and more. Order a cup of coffee and pick your view of choice (inside or alfresco). Their croissants are a bestseller and many visit just to get a taste. Crispy and airy on the inside, VCR Bakehouse themselves are proud of their croissants, so you can be confident that you’re ordering something good.Halal-status: All their ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliersAddress: Open daily; 8AM-4.30PMOpening hours: Unit 2B, 2C Shoplex, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala LumpurFacebook | InstagramThese places will guarantee you enjoy delicious and fresh croissants while in KL. There are many artisanal options available if you look hard enough. So drop by and find out what other pastries and deals these bakeries have to offer!