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8 Halal Minimalist Cafes In KL To Grab Coffee And Relax For The Weekend


Ili •  Sep 05, 2020


[Updated 16 February 2021] The weekend is finally here! And there's no better time to sit back, relax and enjoy a cup of coffee for a well-deserved break. With plenty of halal cafes in KL and Selangor for you to do so, we'll be highlighting places that's got that minimalist aesthetics for you to sink back into further relaxation while you sip on a creamy latte or long black ? Disclaimer: Don't forget to adhere to the latest SOP rule (2 pax per table) and practice hygiene measures at all times!
1. F.R. Copper
With its sleek interior featuring white marble and copper tones, let a sense of peace wash over you at F.R. Copper as you grab a table and order an ice black. Pair it with one of their yummy desserts like chocolate banana bundt cake, biscoff layer s'mores and more! Their sweet treats tend to run out fast so arrive early and keep an eye our for social media updates for their latest offerings. Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 117, Jalan Aminuddin Baki, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur. Opening hours: Wed-Sun; 11AM-6PMContact: +6012-958 0788 Order via: BeepitFacebook | Instagram
2. Daun
Get a dose of greenery and breath of fresh air when you drop by Daun, the sister cafe to the popular glasshouse-inspired eatery - Pokok. 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. Note: Daun is temporarily closed but will be opening soon! Keep an eye out on their social media pages for an update. Halal status: Uses ingredients from halal-certified suppliers. They are currently working on getting their halal certification. Opening hours: Tue-Sun; 10AM-6PM (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 Order via: BeepitFacebook | InstagramP.S. Can't get enough of greenery? Make sure to check out out list of 8 Halal nature-themed cafes in KL & Selangor that are perfect for unwinding.
3. Feeka Coffee Roasters
Keep your eyes peeled for Feeka Coffee Roasters that's cleverly situated among a row of converted town houses. As you take in its rustic vibe and lush atmosphere, take a satisfying sip 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-10PM Address: 19, Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala LumpurContact: +603-2110 4599 Order via: WhatsApp, GrabFood, foodpanda or OrderuFacebook | Instagram
4. VCR
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 some freshly-brewed coffee. Halal status: All ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers. No alcohol is used or served. Opening hours: - VCR Galloway: Open daily; 8.30AM-5PM - VCR Bangsar: Open daily; 8.30AM-5PM Address: - VCR Galloway: 2 Jalan Galloway, 50150, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - VCR Bangsar: 31, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala LumpurContact: +603-2110 2330 (Galloway) / +603-2201 0011 (Bangsar) Order via: Beepit (Galloway), Beepit (Bangsar) Website | Facebook (Galloway) | Facebook (Bangsar) | Instagram
5.  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: Mon & Wed-Fri; 10AM-6PM,  Sat-Sun; 9AM-7PM (closed on Tue; kitchen closes at 5PM) Address: 5, Lorong Kurau, Lucky Garden, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603-2022 0024 (for reservations too) InstagramP.S. You should also check out this list of 9 halal cafes in KL & Selangor that are perfect for social distancing.
6. Soul Sacrifice
Named after American rock legend Santana’s instrumental classic, take your coffee adventure to Soul Sacrifice where not only will you be able to enjoy a good ol' cup of coffee but also plenty of other delicious offerings. If you are feeling adventurous, make sure to try Cup of Nations! This amazing dish is a unique take on scotch eggs, which sit on a lovely purple bed of sweet potato mash, surrounded by a pool of creamy leek sauce. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Tue-Sun, 8AM-6PM (closed on Mon) Address: 38, Jalan 4/76C, Desa Pandan, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603-9201 3596 Order via: Website, GrabFood and foodpanda Facebook | Instagram
7. Thursdvys
The folks at Thursdvys take their coffee seriously. Inspired by the coffee and cafe culture in Melbourne, Thursdvys was opened with a simple cause: to serve good food and coffee. The cafe's menu includes all day brunch items, such as Baba's Big Breakfast and French Toast, as well other popular items such as the Thursdvys Doughnut Burger and the Rain Warmer Pie (a chicken mushroom pie). Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 9AM-9PM Address: 22, Lorong Datuk Sulaiman 1, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603-7733 6722 Order via: BeepitFacebook | Instagram
8. X Coffee
Oozing a minimalist vibe with wood decor and hints of greenery, you'll definitely feel the relaxing atmosphere once you step into the lounge of X Coffee. Grab a seat at a nook for their comfy armchairs or by the window for a naturally-lit Insta photo. Then, dive into a wonderland of coffee by ordering their various daily brews, espressos and specialty drinks. Halal status: Uses halal ingredients. No pork, lard or alcohol is served or used. Opening hours: Mon & Thu; 9AM-5PM, Fri-Sun; 9AM-7PM // MCO hours; 10AM-5PM (closed on Tue & Wed)Address: 86A, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Contact: +603-7731 3311 Order via: WebsiteWebsite | Facebook | Instagram