Ah, coffee, how the smell of lightly caramelized and almost nutty got us to hum soothingly after one sip. And what is more peaceful than getting to do that in a chic café while the fountain babbles its familiar music. Enough talk, let’s see the top 10 exquisite glasshouse cafés near KL and Klang Valley you can stop by.
The Glass House, Petaling Jaya
This café lives up to its name because you could see everything inside from the outside. Here you can get caffeinated by choosing your favorite method of brewing and the baristas will work on their magic. Take a seat either near the entryways to feel a freeing vibe exuded by the high ceiling or you can climb upstairs on the mezzanine floor if you prefer a little bit of privacy.
What should you order? A cold brew coffee with ice, & a savory and crunchy GH Chicken Burger.
Where? Lot C109, Metropolitan Square, Jalan PJU 8/1, Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
When? Monday to Friday 11.30 AM – 7.00 PM, Saturday 11.30 AM – 5.00 PM
The Farm Foodcraft (Soil to Soul), KL
Inviting and charming, the café serves the customers with fresh ingredients plucked straight from the gardens. That said, give their healthy meal options a try and get all the essential nutrients served on your plate. Savory or sweet, the chef will present your food artistically. Feast your meal delightfully as the bright natural light and plant-filled space create a tropical ambiance.
What should you order? Corn and Nachos, Salmon Teppanyaki, & smoothies of your choice.
Where? Unit G-01 & G-02, Level Ground, The Sphere Bangsar South City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.
When? Monday to Friday 11.00 AM – 10.00 PM, Saturday & Sunday 10.00 AM – 10.00 PM
Plan B @ TRX, KL
One of the Plan B branches that is located at, as stated in its name – Tun Razak Exchange. The all-glass wall allows sunlight to irradiate this spacious café so easily. If you come at night, don’t be surprised when you see your friends staring at the radiant Exchange 106 Tower wide-eyed. And it’s worth bearing in mind that whenever your original plan got canceled, opt for “Plan B.” Come on, you get it. Besides, parking here is free too.
What should you order? Kam Heong Sifu, Indomie Fries, & Watermelon Lychee Frosty.
Where? Kafe TRX City, Jln. Barat, Tun Razak Exchange, 55188 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.
When? Monday to Friday 10.00 AM – 9.00 PM, Saturday & Sunday 10.00 AM – 10.00 PM
Beneath the shade of lush trees, customers at POKOK KL café can fill their tummy peacefully outside as it is inside. Upon entering the café, you could see the outdoor view from the green grass to the blue sky. Yep, it’s all glass from down to up. Here you get to order their brunch specialty or Western cuisine, whichever you’re in the mood for. A reminder, come during weekdays to avoid the crowd. Because on weekend? Phew!
What should you order? Smoked Salmon Benedict, iced fizzy drinks & Biscoff soft serve.
Where? MAHSA Avenue (Jalan Universiti Campus), Block B, Level 1 Jalan Ilmu, off, Jalan Profesor Diraja Ungku Aziz, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.
When? 10.00 AM to 9.00 PM, daily
Kaiju Company, KL
The café incorporates gastronomic specialties that include the fusion of Japanese and Thai from its menu to the interior decor. You better come after sundown because that’s when you get to see the hanging 30-meter long origami dragon brighten up. The reflective table, glass wall, and cultural decorations serve the purpose to enliven your lunch and dinnertime.
What should you order? Kaiju Fried Chicken, Salmon Roe Coconut Ice-cream & Kaiju Lemonade.
Where? 29, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
When? Tuesday to Sunday, 11.30 AM – 9.30 PM
Breakfast Thieves, KL
With the classic chalkboard sign with chalk-written greetings, Breakfast Thieves is a daytime eatery, a perfect venue for brunch with friends. Originated in Melbourne, the co-founders decided to open up another café here in Kuala Lumpur that serves the local Australian food with Asian fusion. The interior of the café is particularly unruffled and casual enough for you to dine blissfully.
What should you order? Breakfast Chain, Mr. Terry Benedict & pick any fizz beverages.
Where? Lot M, 29-5, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
When? Tuesday to Sunday, 9.00 AM – 5.00 PM
Jibby & Co, Subang Jaya
If you enjoy a lively atmosphere where you could hear your neighboring table exchange laughs and people hustling past by the glass wall, consider Jibby & Co. Just outside the Empire Shopping Gallery, you will see wooden tables arranged closely and staircases to their mezzanine floor. On off-peak hours, sit at the couch area where most people hanker after because of its homely setting. Although, the second floor is pretty fun to eat on too.
What should you order? Egg meal of your choice.
Where? Empire Shopping Gallery, Jalan SS 16/1, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor.
When? 8.00 AM – 10.00 PM, daily
Ink Library Cafe, Puncak Alam
You’ve been to a library before and you undoubtedly will again. This time around, a library where you can eat and cackle to your heart’s content. Ink Library Café erected on brick pavements offers a vastness of the outdoor view and laid-back surroundings. You can read some books after filling up your stomach or take a stroll around the area before heading back. Definitely, an all-in-one café for those who plan on spending their evening for more than just to satisfy their tummy.
What should you order? Salted Egg Pasta with Smoked Chicken Breast & blended drinks.
Where? EcoWorld Gallery @ Eco Grandeur, 42300 Puncak Alam 6332, B49, 47000 Sungai Buloh, Selangor.
When? 11.00 AM – 10.00 PM, Tuesday to Sunday
New Chapter by The Owls Café, KL
You would never leave your sweet tooth dissatisfied at the New Chapter by The Owls Café. People come here not only to fulfill their sweet cravings but also to behold the scrumptious pastries serve in an art form. Take a short trip to France as you munch that waffle piece with syrup drizzled all over. What’s more enjoyable is customers get to scarf down their desserts in a café with glass walls providing an aesthetic perimeter.
A very ample interior overlooking an airy exterior of Bukit Jalil Golf Club without question makes all waffle lovers refuse to leave.
What should you order? Aiko Mochi, Sally Salmon Waffle & their tea selection.
Where? Calvary Convention Centre, 1, Jalan Jalil Perkasa 1, Bukit Jalil, 57100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.
When? 10.30 AM – 8.00 PM, daily
Pola Dola, Shah Alam
Every inch of Pola Dola cafe is distinctly nice-looking which will make you stop at every corner to take photos. Most importantly, this café makes sure the meal you order is gorgeously decorated and worth every penny. The space inside is very intimate and cozy enough for you to look outside vacantly while sipping your tea. Suitable for those who want to bring their date here for some sweet time.
What should you order? Creamy Spinach, Nasi Bunga Kantan with Lemongrass Satay Lilit & Pomelo Lemonade Soda
Where? L33-G, Ardence Lab, PT8 Eco Ardence, Persiaran Setia Alam, Setia Alam, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor
When? 11.00 AM – 9.00 PM, daily
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