Coffee in Malaysia - 10 Best Coffee Shops & Cafes

The coffee culture is quite prevalent in Malaysia, especially in Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley. With new coffee shops, roasteries and cafes opening up now and then, there is no dearth of places to have that perfect cup of coffee in Malaysia. Here is the list of the top 10 places serving the best coffee in Malaysia:

1. Antipodean Cafe

Antipdean Cafe
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Located in the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur, this cute little cafe lined with gorgeous red and black interior is also lined with an amazing aroma of coffee and vanilla. This contemporary cafe serves breakfast starting from delicious warm waffles to its famous strong iced coffee guaranteed to leave you up and ready to explore. Not only famous for breakfast, but this place also serves a hearty dinner with a wide variety of desserts and drinks to choose from apart from some of the most lip-smacking coffee in Malaysia. 
Location:  20, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Timings: 7:00 AM- 10:00 PM
Cost for two: 25 RM 

2. Eight Ounce Coffee Co

Eight Ounce Coffee Co
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Coffee brewed from top quality beans imported from Arabia, this place located in the city of Kuala Lumpur arguably serves the best coffee in Malaysia. Famous for its lattes and cappuccinos, the Eight Ounce Coffee Co provides its customers with top-notch consistent flavours that are sure to leave your taste buds wanting for more. Apart from coffee, it also serves delicacies like sandwiches and desserts. 
Location: F.K06, First Floor, The Gardens Mall, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Timings:
Weekdays - 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Weekends - 10:00 AM- 10:00 PM
Cost for two: RM 28 for two people

3. Merchant’s Lane

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Probably the most gorgeous and instagrammable cafes of all, Merchant's Lane is located in a quaint corner of Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur. Serving a variety of Malaysian coffees, this place is also famous for carrot cake and grilled salmon. It’s the perfect place to hang out with friends while enjoying delicious food and clicking pictures on a lazy afternoon.

Location: 150, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Timings: 11:30 AM- 9:30 PM (Closed on Wednesdays)
Cost for two: RM 70 for two people

4. Acme Bar And Coffee

Acme Bar and Coffee
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This classy joint provides the customer with one of the most delicious selections of drinks ranging from coffees, detox juices to teas. A serene and comfortable atmosphere with jazz music playing in its backdrop, the cafe is famous for its desserts and drinks. It’s a perfect place to share a chic night out with friends and enjoy some wonderful food and music.
Location: The Troika, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Timings: 11:00 AM- 12:00 AM
Cost for two: RM 90

5. Lunabar Coffee

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Located in the cultural mix of Georgetown, Lunabar Coffee follows a minimalist decoration. Famous for its hand-brewed coffee matcha (Japanese tea) and hot chocolate drinks, this place also serves delicious desserts like fig cakes, chocolate cheesecake and a variety of ice cream flavours. It’s a great place to spend some time alone reading or even to hang out with a couple of friends and some warm and welcoming coffee in Malaysia. 
Location: 10D Jalan Clove Hall White Terrace House Hidden In A Garden, George Town, Penang Island 10050 Malaysia
Timings: Closed on Wednesdays
Weekdays - 1:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Weekends - 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM
Cost for two: RM 30

6. The Alley

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This cosy little cafe located in a street corner of Georgetown is the perfect place to enjoy a warm cup of its famous cappuccino which is served in a Kopitiam cup or affogato which is served with vanilla ice-cream and drizzled with chocolate sauce. Along with coffee, the cafe is also known for its warm churros served with five different types of dips. 
Location: 5 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Penang Island 10200 
Timings:
Weekdays - 2:00 PM- 10:00 PM
Weekends - 12:00 PM- 12:00 AM
Cost for two: RM 30

7. The Daily Fix Cafe

The Daily Fix Cafe
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This artistic cafe featuring art exhibitions, unique and antique decorations is located inside an old heritage building in the charming city of Malacca. With several vegan options to choose from, this place is popular for serving great coffee in Malaysia along with a variety of homemade desserts like brownies, cakes and pancakes. 
Location: 55, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Timings: 9:00 AM- 11:30 PM 
Cost for two: RM 40

8. Cafelogy Cafe and Restaurant

Cafelogy Cafe and Restaurant
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Supporting local farmers, this cafe located in Malacca uses locally sourced ingredients to make some of its famous dishes such as buttered rice and sandwiches. The cafe serves a variety of coffee rich in flavour and texture as they use imported beans to maintain class and consistency. 
Location: Cofeology Grand Boulevard, 21 – 23, Jalan Bukit Beruang, Central Business District, 75450 Ayer Keroh, Malacca
Timings: 7:00 AM- 10:30 PM
Cost for two: RM 35

9. Burps And Giggles

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Giving of a bohemian and artistic vibe, this cafe is located in the old-town charm city, Ipoh. Famous for its espresso and black coffees, this place is the ideal spot to relax after all the sightseeing and delve into the distinctive artistic interior of this unique and quirky cafe. 
Location: 93-95, Jalan Sultan Yusof, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Timings: Closed on Monday and Tuesday
Weekdays - 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Weekends - 9:00 AM- 9:00 PM
Cost for two: RM 30

10. Cafe De Eight

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Offering a variety of selections in drinks and desserts, this cafe located in Ipoh houses a great theme of books and movies with old posters and pictures lining up the walls. It is famous for its signature pork burger, velvet brownies and a selection of delicious hot and cold coffee in Malaysia at reasonable prices. 
Location: Jalan Koo Chong Kong, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Timings: 12:30 PM- 10:00 PM (Closed on Thursdays)
Cost for two: RM 35
These are some of our top picks for the best coffee in Malaysia. These local favourites can make it to your lists as well!

This post was published by Shristi Jaiswal

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