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New Cafes to Check Out For Great Coffee

Kuala Lumpur, a city pulsating with cultural diversity and culinary innovation, holds a special place in the hearts of café aficionados. In this bustling metropolis, where skyscrapers mingle with historic landmarks, the café scene is a dynamic tapestry of flavors, aromas, and experiences waiting to be discovered.

If you’re on the hunt for the crème de la crème of KL’s cafe culture, look no further. Here’s our definitive guide to the ten newest and most sensational cafes redefining Kuala Lumpur’s coffee landscape.

1. Feeka Coffee Roasters, Bukit Bintang

I stumbled upon this café in 2018 and have made a point to visit it each time I’m in Kuala Lumpur. Over the years, the food, coffee, and service remains consistently excellent. Although the cafe is located in the heart of Bukit Bintang, it offers a peaceful escape from the city buzz.

Address: 19, Jln Mesui, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 8 am – 10:30 pm (last order 10pm)

2. Randevu, Wangsa Maju

What sets Randevu Coffee apart is their youthful and hospitable crew. They expanded from a former sidewalk coffee stand to serving smooth, smoky speciality brews in their own coffee shop. Indulge in their homemade delights, we recommend chocolate and matcha. Randevu is owned by young entrepreneurs, Hijjaz and his brother Haridz Suhaimi. They began selling coffee in January 2022 on Wangsa Maju’s roadside before expanding into a cafe. Make sure to check out their cafe and support local entrepreneurs.

Address: 37, Jalan Wangsa Delima 5, Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 8 am – 10 pm daily

3. Bean Brothers, Linc KL


Experience great coffee at Bean Brothers! They are famous in Kuala Lumpur for a reason, You must try their heavenly grilled cheese sandwich that pairs perfectly with coffee. Their staff’s warm welcome adds to the charm of this neighbourhood hangout. Located in The Linc, it’s a great place for brunch or a quick lunch. The menu was rather limited, and we wish it had more options.

Address:  G-1, THE LINC No, 360, Jln Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 8:30 am – 8 pm | Kitchen by Bean Brothers: 8:30 am – 5 pm

4. Broom, Bukit Bintang

It’s not just about the coffee; it’s a sanctuary of ambience. With its breathtaking decor and numerous Instagram-perfect nooks, it’s an essential visit for anyone seeking a blend of visual and culinary delight. Although situated a fair distance from the nearest train station, the journey to this gem is entirely worth it.

During my visit, I indulged in a culinary masterpiece: sourdough toast topped with a harmonious blend of spicy mayo, a fluffy omelette, sambal udang, and crispy onions. Each bite was a divine experience, perfectly balancing spice, texture, and flavor.

What truly sets this café apart, however, is its cosy ambience. The warm and inviting atmosphere makes it difficult to leave. It’s not just a place to eat; it’s a destination to relax, unwind, and soak in the vibes that make you forget the hustle and bustle of the outside world.

Highly recommended for anyone looking to relax and unwind over good food.

Address: 4, Jln Sin Chew Kee, Bukit Bintang, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 8:30am to 5:30pm (Monday to Friday) | 8:30am to 7pm (Weekends) | (Closed on Tuesdays)

5. Bask, APW Bangsar

This café is renowned for its exclusive offering of Basque Cheesecakes, a true indulgence for cheesecake lovers. Here, the baked cheesecake is not merely served; it’s celebrated with a unique twist. Each cheesecake is presented on its side, showcasing a tantalizingly gooey centre, with creamy cheese luxuriously overflowing.

The café is adorned with elegant teakwood furnishings and rich green accents, creating an atmosphere that’s both inviting and stylish. This setting enhances the dining experience, making each visit not just about the food but also about soaking in the ambience.

Address: BASK Malaysia, APW, 29, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11am – 9pm, Tuesday to Sunday (Closed on Mondays)

6. Beca Tea, Damansara Uptown

Beca Tea located at Damansara Uptown is run by a Malaysian family experienced in tea traditions since the 1930s. With five generations of expertise, the café offers innovative tea options, from nitro tea to cha-kigori. While it’s primarily for grab-and-go, its natural-themed interiors are Instagram-worthy. Make sure to pay a visit if youre a tea lover.

Address: 61 G, Jalan SS 21/1a, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 8 am to 10 pm (Tuesday to Friday) | 10 am to 10 pm (Weekends)

7. LOCUS

Locus, the newest addition to Damansara Jaya, originates from the creators of Li and Provisions. It emphasizes food, drinks, workshops, and hospitality. The cosy venue operates three days weekly, serving a five-course seasonal menu by Chef Lim Heng Kit.

Address: 72, Jalan SS 22/25, Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 6 pm to 11 pm (Thursday to Sunday)

8. A’rest, KL

A’rest, previously in Batu Pahat, Johor, recently opened its first KL branch in Bukit Jalil. The café boasts tranquil green aesthetics and cosy wooden interiors. It’s perfect for enjoying pasta, pizza, rice bowls, cakes, and artisanal drinks.

Address: C-1-8, Aurora Place, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11 am to 11 pm daily

8. Flo Millerz Square

Flo Millerz, situated in Millerz Square, Old Klang Road, is a new Thai-fusion café and bar. It offers diverse dishes including breakfast, pizzas, and pastries. Enjoy breakfast or snacks during the day, and Happy Hour with a live band in the evenings.

Address: 01-02 & 01-03, Block D, Millerz Square, Megan Legasi, 357, Old Klang Rd, 58000 Kuala Lumpur 

Opening hours: 9 am to 2 am daily

10. QUACK QUACK

Spot the massive origami duck hanging overhead at the delightful café located in Sri Hartamas. This cafe is popular for post-workout meals, as they offer healthy options on their menu. Complementing the decor are chic grey chairs and stylish geometric designs. The menu boasts delectable duck specialties like Truffle Duck Risotto and Duck Confit. Inspired by Japanese and French cuisine, the café offers a range of breakfast classics, appetizers, mains, and desserts.

Address: 60 Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Plaza Damas, Lot K-0-8B (Ground Floor), Dorchester Service Apartment, 50480 Kuala Lumpur 

Opening hours: 9 am to 5 pm daily 

Check out our latest article on indoor cafes with outdoor vibes.

Written by Joe Jerimi

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