[Updated 8 June 2021]
Attention all coffee lovers! If you're thinking of switching things up and trying out new spots in the city for a taste of lattes, cappuccinos and long blacks, we've got the perfect roundup for you. Check out our list below of halal cafes in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor where you'll get coffees in various different ways - from cold brews and espresso to pour over and standard drip ?
1. Feeka Coffee Roasters
Keep your eyes peeled for FEEKA Coffee Roasters that's cleverly situated among a row of converted town houses. If you're here for the nature, make sure to seat yourself at the outdoor area for some sunshine or cool breeze. Feel your stress melt away as you unwind in the lush atmosphere of the cafe while sipping on one of their signature coffees - all of which are brewed from beans sourced from local roasters.
Halal status: Muslim-owned
Opening hours: Open daily; 8AM-11PM
Address: 19, Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603-2110 4599
2. Seniman Kakao
If you love both coffee and chocolate, you can experience the best of both worlds at Seniman Kakao. Take a pick from their wide selection of beverages that all, of course, incorporate chocolate. Whether that's a coffee, a chocolate and espresso combo or a specialty drink, you'll definitely be in chocolate heaven ? Don't forget to also try out their popular banana fritters served with a side of chocolate shot as well! For something that's non-chocolate, they've got breakfast dishes, mains and rice bowls to fill you up.
Read more about what else Seniman Kakao has to offer in this article!
Halal status: All ingredients used are sourced from halal-certified suppliers. No pork, lard or alcohol is used.
Opening hours: Open daily; 8.30AM-4.30PM
Address: 29, Jalan Pudu Lama 50200 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603-7490 7788
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Inspired by California bakeries and Melbourne markets, Provisions is a must-visit for all coffee lovers. Step through the bright window front and treat yourself to a glass of iced coffee to beat the notorious Malaysian heat. Pair it with their freshly-made sourdough for the perfect light meal! When you need to be on the go, grab yourself their bottled iced batch brew or lattes to get you through the day.
Halal status: All ingredients used are sourced from halal-certified suppliers. No alcohol is used or served in the establishment.
Opening hour: Tue-Sun; 9AM-6PM (closed on Monday)
Address: 49, Jalan SS 22/23, Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: +603-7731 7971
4. X Coffee
At X Coffee, dive into a wonderland of coffee by ordering their various daily brews, espressos and specialty drinks. With a focus on filtered coffees, they offer 15 unique single origin coffee beans that are mainly sourced from Japan (including Maruyama Coffee, known to have some of the best beans in the world). This means you get the chance to taste all kinds of coffees with distinct flavours and qualities that aren't typically found in your regular instant coffees.
They even sell coffee blends, filter coffee tools and accessories. So if you know someone who's a coffee aficionado or if you're one yourself, you know where to shop next for an awesome gift!
Halal status: Uses halal ingredients. No pork, lard or alcohol is served or used.
Opening hours: Mon & Thu; 9AM-5PM, Fri-Sun; 9AM-7PM (closed on Tue & Wed)
Address: 86A, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: +603-7731 3311
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5. Luckin Kopi
Luckin Kopi is not only a popular breakfast spot in KL but they're also know for their unique offering of coffee from five different states in Malaysia! Served on a wooden platter with biscuits on the side, don't miss the chance of tasting coffee from KL, Ipoh, Melaka, Johor and Penang during your visit. They're all marked accordingly, so you won't have to guess blindly - though it does make for a fun challenge to see who's the local coffee expert within your group of friends ?
Read more about Luckin Kopi in this article!
Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients. No alcohol, pork or lard is used or served.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 8AM-6PM, Sat-Sun; 8AM-8PM
Address: 14, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Contact: +6014-263 6696
With two locations in KL, VCR is the perfect place to take a break from the city and enter into a zone of relaxation. Delight your taste buds with any one of their mouthwatering pastries or scrumptious desserts, and tie it all nicely with a cup of freshly-brewed coffee.
Halal status: All ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers. No alcohol is used or served.
- VCR Galloway: Open daily; 8.30AM-11PM
- VCR Bangsar: Open daily; 7.30AM-11PM
- VCR Galloway: 2 Jalan Galloway, 50150, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- VCR Bangsar: 31, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603-2110 2330 (Galloway) / +603-2201 0011 (Bangsar)
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7. PODGY Kurau
One of the best coffee places in KL, PODGY Kurau is the new home of what used to be known as PODGY & The Banker that was located in Sri Hartamas. Serving some of the smoothest coffees you'll ever taste, take the opportunity to enjoy their large selection of pasta, salad and sandwiches as well. If you're lucky, snap a photo at this IG-worthy corner of the cafe for that perfect #ootd brunch look.
Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients.
Opening hours: 10AM-7PM (closed on Tue)
Address: 5, Lorong Kurau, Lucky Garden, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603-2022 0024 (for reservations too)
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. Enjoy various pastries, desserts and of course 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
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 settled yourself at the table underneath the skylight, enjoy a peaceful me time as you dig into hearty brunches like smoked salmon benedict, banger & mash or avocado toast. Make it a truly special meal when you pair it with their unique drink of pandan ice black or pandan ice latte.
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
10. Roti & Kopi
With a blend of traditional local delights and modern flavours, Roti & Kopi House is the place to be for something new and different! As you enjoy a hearty meal of their signature dish, Nasi Lemak Harimau, wash it down with none other than their Kopi Harimau.
Halal status: All meats and ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers, and their head chef is Muslim
Opening hours: Mon-Fri; 7AM-7PM, Sat-Sun; 8AM-8PM
Address: 101c, Level 1, Tower C, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor