8 Best Places To Get A Coffee Break In Kuala Lumpur

A cuppa a day will make you happy

A morning cup of coffee can help define the start of a day. Luckily, there is a slew of coffee shops and cafés in Kuala Lumpur that suits different preferences. Come for the coffee, stay for the surroundings—these are some of the most stunning cafes and coffee shops that we’re marking down for future and constant visits.

Here are the best coffee shops in KL:

Transparent Coffee

 

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Transparent Coffee is starkly decked out with modern hues and a touch of wooden galore. Ease into the days at this cafe with their endless options of coffee beans, kombuchas, and hearty carb delights. Staying true to their name, all of their beans are sourced ethically from coffee producers from different regions of the world including Kenya, Costa Rica, Columbia, and Brazil. Trust us, every bit of coffee here is crisp, warm, and delicious.

Peep Coffee

 

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From hand-brewed coffee to a classic latte, Peep Coffee is tucked snugly at Vernakular in Bangsar. Famous for its speacialty coffee, every drop of coffee here has the right amount of acidity, sweetness, bitterness, and body that will keep you fuelled for long after your cup is empty. The coffee shop even has mouth-watering tartines and desserts that will keep you coming back for more.

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One Half Coffee

 

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The first drop of coffee remains the most exciting moment of a coffee lover’s day and the best place to start your morning is at the simple, sleek, and stylish café located in the increasingly popular suburb of Taman Paramount. Serving beans from around the world, you’ll be spoilt for choice here. And for all the vegans and lactose intolerants out there, they even have a good selection of alternative kinds of milk. The best part? The café is located in the lifestyle store Ilaika where you can find cool local and international trinkets.

VCR

 

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It’s often all about personal preferences when it comes to beans and coffee, and VCR as expected is the perfect place to get your caffeine fix whether it’s an espresso, a cold brew or even a Chemex pour. Packed with beans from around the world, they have a fine selection of medium to full-bodied beans that are to die for. Plus, they have one of the best brunch menus in town.

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Feeka Coffee Roasters

Surrounded by lush greenery, Feeka Coffee Roasters is housed in converted townhouses in Changkat. They serve a range of coffees that are brewed from beans sourced from local roasters, beans that suits our local taste. This café is a place where city dwellers can get away for a breather. On top of that, the café has a myriad of food items that go well with their coffee.

Feeling +

 

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Bright and airy, Feeling+ is a modern and sleek café that serves unique coffee options as well as classics. The café sees the likes of orange espresso tonic, sea salt caramel latte, and the traditional latte. The soulful and comforting space is scribbled with motivational quotes to get you through the day and inspire you. The simple and no fuss café also serves delectable toasties including twice-friend chicken sando and triple-cheese toasties.

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Ono

This sleek and contemporary café specialises in matcha, coffee and Japanese sandos. Minimalistic, the Scandinavian-style café offers coffee from Curate Coffee Roaster that goes down smoothly with every taste. For those who love matcha and coffee, they can indulge in Ono’s iconic ‘When Two Worlds Collide’ drink where they can bask in a glorious mixture of both drinks in one. There’s no reason why you shouldn’t check out this hot spot, especially with their simple yet divine Japanase sandwiches.

The Bread Bar

 

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If you’re looking for unique coffee flavours, look no further because The Bread Bar has got you covered. From espresso with fresh cold pressed orange juice to a long black with lemon mousse and the wild card, an espresso martini, this café is the best place for curious souls and adventurous coffee drinkers. Plus, they have good selections of bread, sandwiches and pastries.

A lover of steamy romance books and all things green, Syameen Salehaldin is the Senior Content Producer for Harper's BAZAAR Malaysia. She spends most of her time immersed in books, and food and doing anything that makes her happy. Expect to see her diving into lifestyle, fashion and beauty trends on this platform.