Let’s face it, brunch is the only acceptable reason as to why you’d get up and put on some pants on a perfectly good weekend 😅
With plenty of new restaurants and cafes cropping up in KL, we’re usually spoilt for choice; although that does present a slight problem…
Where to go for brunch?!
With that in mind, here’s a guide to the Top 8 Halal Places for Brunch in KL, tried and tested by your fellow muslim brothers and sisters.
1. Strangers At 47 @ Section 17, Petaling Jaya
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This rustic industrial-style café comes with cemented counter tops, plenty of space and a ton of natural light to get that perfect #foodporn shot 😍 Located in PJ’s Section 17, Strangers At 47 was established in 2014 and is staffed by well trained, dedicated and genuinely delightful individuals who obviously take pride in their work.
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The café specializes in fusion crepes and you’ll be spoilt for choice by the sheer variety of sweet and savory crepes. If you’re not sure what to order, the ‘Shore to Please’ and ‘A Hen’s Crush’ are greatly recommended!
Address: 47, Jalan 17/45, Section 17, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening Hours: Weekdays from 8 am – 10 pm. | Weekends from 9 am – 10 pm. | Closed on Tuesdays
Contact: 03-7497 2409 | Facebook | Instagram | Email
2. The Good Co. @ Bangsar
Next on our list, is the Good Co.; a café that specializes in healthy, meatless meals with a smattering of vegan-friendly options on their menu.
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Using fresh, all-natural ingredients, the main attractions of this place has got to be their amazingly elaborate salad pots and their delicious smoothie bowls 😋
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The Salad Pots come in a variety of combinations and are portioned enough to make you feel full without making you feel too heavy or lethargic.
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The smoothie bowls on the other hand are refreshing and lightly filling, boasting some pretty vibrant, natural colors that make them look just as good as they taste.
3. Pickle & Fig @ TTDI
With an extensive menu and limitless potential, you should definitely keep the Panini masters of TTDI in mind for brunch!
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Boasting friendly staff and excellent service, The Pickle & Fig is a cozy little restaurant and juice bar that offers folks a healthy selection of gourmet Paninis, sandwiches, baked goods and smoothies. The laid back atmosphere is almost unfairly comfortable and you just can’t help but feel relaxed when you step in and settle down for a meal ☺️
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Their rock star menu item, ‘The Rotkraut Pastrami’ has also been featured by TimeOut KL’s June ’13 Issue as one of the best café food in KL!
4. Mikro @ Taman Melawati
Like the name suggest, Mikro is a pretty small, independent, neighborhood café in Taman Melawati that is quickly winning over the hearts (and stomachs) of the local community.
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Their scrumptious food and chill vibe makes it the perfect place to hang out and have brunch with a couple of close friends.
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For a hearty brunch, the Desperado comes heavily recommended; consisting of two deep-fried local sea bass fillets that are served in hot tortillas with a nice balance of pico de gallo salsa and tahini garlic yogurt sauce 😋 Honestly, how can you say no to that?
5. 28 Fireplace @ Ampang
If you want something light, then you can’t go wrong with having brunch at 28 Fireplace. This Aussie-inspired café with its blue-white façade, huge windows and iconic fireplace is the perfect place for people from all walks of life to come together and indulge in a peaceful weekend.
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Their Pesto Chicken Pasta is a favorite among patrons with its lemon-herb chicken, special homemade pesto sauce and Aussie baby spinach. Recently though, the pasta had gotten an upgrade to give it a bit more ‘Oomph!’
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And for those who love matcha, why not give their uji matcha latte and matcha soufflé cheesecake a try?
6. Green Tomato Cafe @ Persiaran Ritchie
The Green Tomato is a garden style café located inside Yayasan Seni, just off Jalan Ritchie.
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At a glance, the place is quite hidden but you can definitely use Waze or Google Maps in order to find the place.
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Their menu consists of an array of western and Asian cuisines that have been beautifully crafted using only all-natural ingredients that have no added MSG, preservatives or sugars.
7. Tim’s Teapot Terrace @ Taman Melawati
Decorated with teapots in various shapes, size and color, Tim’s Teapot Terrace really lives up to its name. This whimsically cute and quirky café is located smack dab in an alley so it’s a bit hidden from view.
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If you’re a big fan of teas and cakes (and really, who isn’t), this place serves up an impressive selection of both. Their Pandan Gula Melaka cake is absolutely divine with a lovely pandan scent, rich gula Melaka filling and topped off with a generous helping of butter cream 🤤
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Their homemade meatball dishes are also really popular so if you want something a bit more filling why not give this a try?
Address: 9128, Lorong Perak, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: Tues – Sun (11 am – 10 pm)
Contact: 03-41012523, 012-2348850 | Instagram
8. OJO Coffee @ Bangsar
Better latte than never, wrapping up the brunch hit list is OJO Coffee in Bangsar 😉
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The café has a chill ambience and chic minimalist décor that makes it the perfect place for a productive brunch. Besides being visually stunning, all of the food here is wholesomely prepared in house and made from scratch using ingredients that comes from certified halal suppliers.
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Brunch wise, we’ve got it in good authority that the OJO Big Breakfast Platter, Italian Baked Eggs, Malaysian Breakfast Wrap and Creamy Turmeric Pasta are the way to go. The taste is pretty amazing and the portions are just big enough to leave room for some of OJO’s decadent desserts 😋
Disclaimer: Do note that OJO Coffee serves alcohol so do dine at your own discretion.
Now, I don’t know about you guys but since this brunch list is out, I think it’s about time we go forth and have a great feast 🤗